LocationFair Park View map
September 27–October 20
The annual 24-day fair features livestock shows, carnival and midway fun, live concerts, exhibits and car shows, college football games inside the Cotton Bowl, and the fair's famous fried foods. Look online for the daily schedule of entertainment: bigtex.com/schedule. The 2019 theme for the State Fair of Texas at Fair Park is Celebrating Texas Creativity.
Adult single day admission is $18 at the gate or $16.50 online; $14 at the gate or $12.50 online for kids under 48 inches and over age 2 and seniors 60 and older. Look online for a full list of ticket options and discounts: bigtex.com/buy-tickets
Gates open Sundays–Thursdays 10am–9pm and Fridays–Saturdays 10am–10pm