One thing we love about the season of the State Fair of Texas is all the fun building up to opening day. Outside of the recent Big Tex Choice Awards where locals submitted their food to be crowned the “Best In Texas”, the fair also hosts the Big Tex Boot Design Contest! This year, artists […]

Yesterday, the State Fair of Texas held the first round of judging for the 19th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards! This competition has dubbed the Lone Star State as the #1 Fair for outstanding food creations since 2005. Last year’s mystery judges included community staples like Hiawatha Williams – Founder, Williams Chicken; Lance Barrow – […]

Texans prepare for the State Fair all year round so it’s no surprise they popped off Summer with the release of their concert series lineup! The Largest Fair in the US is expected to open on September 29th and run through October 22nd and will feature creative arts, livestock and auto shows, vendor booths, amusement […]

I took my little cousin to the fair yesterday and realized so many things about myself. Let me see if you can relate:


Are you ready for all the food and fun The State Fair of Texas has to offer??? It opens today until October 18th. Here’s everything…

An electrical fire caused THE staple of the STATE FAIR OF TEXAS, BIG TEX, to go up in flames in a matter of minutes. Big Tex was celebrating his 60th Birthday day this year. No word on how long it will take to re-do BIG TEX, but officials have sealed off the area around BIG […]


According to WFFA: State Fair spokeswoman Sue Gooding sent out a news release today detailing the eight fried goodies that beat out all the rest to compete in three-pronged competition next month. Last year, fried bubblegum and buffalo chicken in a flapjack both stood out. The contest is Monday, September 3 while the State Fair […]