Quick guide to DART State Fair ride schedule and key college games

  We’re already in planning mode for the 2017 State Fair of Texas, which runs September 29-October 22. That includes this key update from DART on how to get there and when the big games are going down. In 2016, more than 2.8 million passengers rode DART light rail to the fair. The transit agency expects similar…

New Foods at the Texas State Fair 2017

Fair food doesn’t stop at the Big Tex Choice Awards. Concessionaires spend the entire off-season concocting new foods to showcase at the State Fair, and this year doesn’t disappoint. Check out some of this year’s featured new foods. For a complete list of new food and their locations, visit an information booth while on the…

Top 10 ways to have the ultimate State Fair of Texas date night

With its twinkling lights, heart-pounding rides, and ample opportunity for snuggling up with your SO, there’s no more quintessential Lone Star date than the State Fair of Texas. Even LeeAnne Locken agrees — the Real Housewife of Dallas got engaged at the Fair on a recent episode of the Bravo reality show. The Fair runs September 29 through October 22…

How to Get Every Possible Discount at the State Fair

The 2017 State Fair of Texas starts its 24-day run at Fair Park on Friday, September 29. For many, the fair is an annual ritual, a segue from summer to fall, and a touchstone of life in Texas. For us, it’s all about the discounts. Call us cheap — but when State Fair time rolls around, our…