Craving fried food? The State Fair of Texas is back! The fair will be open from now until October 23; don’t miss your chance to enjoy a good time with friends and family, win prizes, and eat your heart out with the latest fried food craze.
Children under 48” tall or who are 2 years old or younger have free admission, and children in elementary to high school may use their free ticket given by their schools. Adults will have to pay for admission ($16), however there are discounts offered. McDonald’s offers $4 off admission with their coupon located on their trays. If you decide to go after 5pm, admission will be $5 with a Dr Pepper can. As for transportation, take it as a warning that the Dart will be packed all day!
There will be an auto show for anyone who has an interest in new and upcoming vehicles. Livestock shows are held here, and you’ll also find that there is a Children’s Barnyard where children can come pet animals. As you walk around, there are rides and carnival booth games where you can win enormous stuffed animal prizes. On certain days, there will be famous singers and bands performing. Remember to stop by Big Tex and take pictures!
One huge attraction – and the reason why many people come to the State Fair – is for fried food! This year’s options include fried bubblegum, deep fried Texas Salsa, fried autumn pie, fried pineapple upside-down cake, and much more! Also check out the buffalo chicken in a flapjack, el bananarito, and many more delicious treats!