Dallas City Council Approves 10-Year Contract Extension For State Fair of TexasThe Dallas City Council voted 11 to 3 to extend the city's contract with the State Fair of Texas by ten years, but not before there was extensive debate.
Big Tex Says Goodbye For Now, Asks Fans To Design New BootsWith a slow, sturdy Southern drawl, Big Tex has uttered his final "Howdy Folks" in this, his 66th year as the official State Fair of Texas icon.
State Fair Had 2 Million Attendees In 2018 Despite The RainDespite 11 days of rain, rain and more rain, the State Fair of Texas said it welcomed more than two million people this year as of Sunday evening.
Oklahoma and Texas Both Ranked Adds To Perfect Fair SettingFor the first time since 2012, both teams are ranked, which means the No. 19 Longhorns enter the annual Red River Rivalry game with the No. 7 Sooners as a Top 25 team for the first time in six seasons.
State Fair Turns Down Lights, Hosts Weekly "Sensory Deprivation" WednesdaysThe State Fair of Texas is dimming its flashing lights and booming sounds, making it more ‘sensory-friendly’ for people who need a quieter experience.
Slavery Exhibit Debuts At Fair Park A new exhibit at the African American Museum at the State Fair of Texas offers a taste of history: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty.
Stunt Dog Show Team Runs Into Trouble On Way To State Fair Of TexasThe handlers got all the dogs out safely but lost all their clothing and a place to stay.
CBS 11 Shadows State Fair Of Texas Ride Safety InspectorThe VP of Operations for the State Fair of Texas is in charge of making sure more than 75 rides are safe.
Big Tex Rises: Takes His Place Over The State Fair Of TexasIn just one week the booming "Howdy Folks!" welcome will greet visitors to the State Fair of Texas and the fair's favorite cowboy is being moved into position.
Loosen Your Belt, More New Foods At This Year's State Fair Of TexasThe State Fair of Texas kicks off in less than two week and this year visitors will have a variety of new foods to check out.
State Fair Of Texas Announces Finalists In The Big Tex Choice AwardsWith the start of the State Fair of Texas less than two months away that means competition has begun in the Big Tex Choice Awards. The contest looks for the best new fair food creations.
Deep Fried Bacon Bombs, Fried Kool-aid Pickles Make State Fair Food ListHave a hankering for anything and everything deep fried? This year's State Fair of Texas will have you covered.