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Texas vs OU Game Will Stay At Fair Park Through 2025

Dallas officials announced that due to $25 million worth of renovations to the Cotton Bowl the football game between Texas and OU will stay at Fair Park through 2025.

06/10/2014

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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

Texas v Oklahoma

Oklahoma Wants To Keep Running Vs. Texas

It’s been a good season for No. 12 Oklahoma running the football – a pair of 300-yard outings against Louisiana-Monroe and West Virginia and a 212-yard performance in a tough win at Notre Dame.

10/09/2013

Crews at the State Fair of Texas erected a new and improved Big Tex on September 26, 2013, one day before the fair was set to open. The iconic structure burned just one year prior, forcing the fair to construct the new model. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

First Glimpse Of The New Big Tex

The Metroplex got its first look at the State Fair’s biggest attraction on Thursday, just one day before the gates are opened to the public.

09/26/2013

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

Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

Awesome Deep Fried Nutella (Credit: State Fair of Texas)

State Fair Of Texas Fried Food Veteran Among Award Finalists

When you think State Fair of Texas you probably think fried foods. It’s a highlight for many fair fans. This year there are some new treats fighting to be named the best.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

A police officer displays his badge. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Police Put Safety First At The State Fair Of Texas

If you plan on being one of the tens of thousands of people expected to attend the State Fair this year, Dallas police want you to know that your safety is their number one priority.

09/25/2012

Blossoming lotus lantern sets into the lagoon at Fair Park in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Chinese Lanterns Taken By Chopper To State Fair

A new spectacle has been added to this year’s State Fair of Texas and it’s so big a helicopter was needed to bring in part of it. For the first time ever, a Chinese Lantern Festival will be on display at Fair Park.

09/20/2012

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Free State Fair Ticket If You “Cease The Grease”

The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don’t mind a little grease.

09/10/2012

Close-Up Of Mosquitoes

West Nile Precautions Underway At State Fair

Imagine that you’re in the midst of battling the West Nile virus. Now, imagine that you have some 3 million people converging on one area of the city. That’s the challenge facing the State Fair of Texas.

08/28/2012

Fair Park Hall of State

Fair Park Aiming For Year-Round Events

When North Texans think of Fair Park in Dallas, the State Fair is likely to come to mind.

05/16/2012

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