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The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Poll: What Might Make Fair Park More Fun?

More than a National Historic Landmark, Fair Park is close to 300 acres of educational and recreational space for visitors from all over the world.

09/03/2014

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A New Look For Big Tex

The Texas icon is getting a new shirt for this year’s state fair.

08/26/2014

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State Fair Of Texas Announces Big Tex Choice Award Food Finalists

Funnel cake beer and deep fried “breakfast for dinner” are among this year’s finalists.

08/18/2014

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Big Tex Elected Country’s Quirkiest Landmark

He already oversees the country’s largest state fair, now “Big Tex” is topping a national top ten list as the country’s “quirkiest” landmark.

06/25/2014

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2014 State Fair Theme: ‘Deep In The Heart Of Texans’

The 2014 State Fair of Texas will include a Texas Sports Hall of Fame exhibit and an effort to fight hunger by turning canned foods into art.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Big Tex’s Return Breaks State Fair Records

The 2013 State Fair is in the books and it will be remembered for many things — the return of Big Tex and near record crowds.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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Couple Ties The Knot At The State Fair Of Texas

Amid the smell of funnel cakes and fried pickles, two high school sweet hearts got married over the weekend under the watchful eye of Big Tex.

09/30/2013

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Everything Old New Again At State Fair Of Texas

With all the usual fanfare, the State Fair of Texas embarked on its annual 24-day run on Friday.

CBS 11–09/27/2013

"Meanwhile...Back in Dallas!" by Brian Keith Jones is an exhibit set around animations made from paintings of the Legendary Big Tex, with a twist. (credit: Ro2 Art DOWNTOWN)

Ro2 Art Downtown Announces Brian K. Jones: Meanwhile … back in Dallas!

Oak Cliff artist Brian Keith Jones, one-half of the famed Dallas collective, Chuck & George, presents his first-ever solo exhibition tonight at Ro2 Art Downtown.

09/27/2013

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See How Dickies Makes Clothes For Big Tex

A team of nearly a dozen professional clothing designers worked all year on one very special outfit. Check out what the folks at Dickies had to do for their biggest client.

09/27/2013

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POLL: The New Big Tex – Tell Us What You Think

The 2013 State Fair of Texas opened on Friday morning, giving many visitors their first look at the Fair’s biggest attraction — the new Big Tex.

09/27/2013

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Say ‘Howdy’ To…Big Sex?

The new Big Tex is set to debut at the State Fair of Texas today! but New School has a different take on the iconic figure…

09/27/2013

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