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State Fair Of Texas

Big Tex

The Other Voices Of Big Tex

The State Fair of Texas is almost back and the Ben and Skin show through out some hypothetically awesome options for the next voice of Big Tex!

105.3 The Fan–09/25/2013

(credit: Elizabeth Dinh/KTVT/KTXA)

Chinese Lanterns Among State Fair Attractions

Big Tex is not the only big attraction at this year’s State Fair of Texas. The Chinese Lanterns have arrived for when the fair gates open on Friday.

09/25/2013

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

Safety A Top Concern As State Fair Prepares To Open

The State Fair of Texas opens Friday in Dallas. Rides, corny dogs, and all that goes with it starts at 10:00 am. Fair-goers can take safety for granted because police and fair officials do not.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

A police security camera is seen watching over the streets. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Increased Security Measures For State Fair

The State Fair of Texas returns to Dallas in just three days. But when you arrive at Fair Park this year, you will most likely notice an increased security presence.

09/24/2013

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

Big Tex footprints in Fort Worth. (credit: The State Fair of Texas)

North Texans Eagerly Awaiting Big Tex’s Reveal

Ever since Big Tex burned to the ground one year ago, fans of the State Fair of Texas have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of his replacement.

09/23/2013

Big Tex footprints in Fort Worth. (credit: The State Fair of Texas)

Big Tex Treks Across Texas

As the new Big Tex gets ready for his big debut at this year’s State Fair of Texas, he’s making several stops across the state — and leaving his footprints behind.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2013

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

(credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Finalists Announced For State Fair Food Honors

Some of the craziest and most creative foods make their debut each year at the State Fair of Texas, and 2013 will be no exception.

08/27/2013

Construction at Big Tex Circle (Photo: Emily Trube/CBSDFW.COM)

New Home For The New Big Tex

A $600,000 renovation is underway right now at Fair Park to prepare a new pedestal capable of housing a much heftier Big Tex.

KRLD–08/02/2013

Big Tex got a brand new outfit for the 2011 State Fair of Texas. (credit: Mike Kinney/KTVT/KTXA)

Big Tex Has A Voice; Still Needs A Body

The State Fair of Texas has chosen a new voice for Big Tex when he is resurrected on September 27, 2013.

06/20/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

“Summer Adventures In Fair Park” Opens To The Public

The State Fair of Texas will debut its “Summer Adventures in Fair Park” this weekend.

04/30/2013

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