Do you look forward to the State Fair of Texas each year? The State Fair has been a major event for Dallas, Texas for over 125 years!
The highlight of this year’s event is the return of the return of the Fair’s iconic host, Big Tex. I wonder who he will look like!
The State Fair of Texas is open from September 27 – October 20, 2013. It is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (*Exhibit buildings open at 10 a.m. daily and close at 9 p.m. Sunday – Thursdays. Buildings remain open until 10 p.m. each Friday and Saturday.)
General admission: $17
Child (under 48″ in height) $13
Child under age 3 admitted FREE
Seniors (ages 60 and over) $13 - Seniors are FREE every Thursday (October 3, 10, & 17)
Buy advance discounted tickets at Kroger or online at www.bigtex.com.
Parking: $15 on official State Fair lots.
State Fair of Texas Coupons and Discounts:
On Friday, September 27th (Opening Day), you can get in for $6 by bringing in a 20 oz. Coca-Cola or Dasani product.
Coke $6 Thursdays – Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of a Coca-Cola product and enter the Fair for $6 admission.
Purchase Advance Tickets at Kroger – Purchase your advance tickets when you’re grocery shopping at your local Kroger. Advance purchase General Admission tickets are $16.00. Season Passes are $34.95 each. Ask about tickets at the service desk. The season pass includes a one-day companion ticket (good Monday-Friday) and one Cinemark ticket.
Dr Pepper $8 after 5 – Any day after 5 p.m. Bring an empty Dr Pepper can and enter for $8 after 5 p.m
Dr. Pepper Tuesdays – Bring an empty can of Dr Pepper on Tuesdays, get in for only $5 – there may be some restrictions on this ticket.
Kroger $2/Can Food Drive Wednesdays – Certain Wednesday’s admission is $3 for each visitor bringing 3 cans of food for area food banks.
McDonalds – $3 off general admission with one of their State Fair coupons. Look for this coupon on their tray liners or stuffed in your to-go bag. A $6 child ticket (with purchase of general admission) coupon is also distributed by McDonald’s. Discount may not be combined with any other offer.
Cinemark FREE Thursday Admission – Bring a Cinemark Theater ticket stub and get free admission on Thursdays.
Dickies Day – Thursday, October 3, 2013 ONLY! Anyone wearing a Dickies logo clothing item will receive a free voucher for admission to the Fair on same day.
KISS Fridays – Download and print a coupon from KISS-FM. Admission is $12 with the coupon. Discount is off of general admission only – when purchased at a State Fair of Texas admission gate with coupon.
Fridays, Fort Worth Star Telegram Press Pass Savings – Buy One Get One FREE: With your valid Press Pass card and State Fair of Texas coupon printed exclusively in the Star-Telegram (Friday’s DFW.com section) you receive a second ticket free when you purchase a general admission ticket at any State Fair of Texas ticket booth (at regular price of $17.00). Offer good any Friday during the 2013 State Fair of Texas and offer cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Offer expires October 18, 2013.
Fort Worth Star Telegram Gold Press Pass cardholders -present your valid Press Pass card and State Fair of Texas coupon printed exclusively in the Star-Telegram (Friday’s DFW.com section) and you receive two free general admission tickets to the State Fair of Texas. Offer valid only on Friday, October 4 and offer cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Offer expires October 4, 2013.