State Fair of Texas

Fried Jambalaya

Deep Fried Jambalaya Wins Big Tex “Best Taste” Award

Abel Gonzalez wins the 2012 Big Tex Choice Awards “Best Taste” for his Deep Fried Jambalaya.

09/04/2012

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The State Fair Of Texas Announces Its Big Tex Choice Awards Deep Fried Finalists

Deep fried mac-n-cheese sliders. If you aren’t already licking your lips, then just wait until you hear the rest of the finalists!

08/29/2012

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State Fair’s Midway Sign Needs $400,000 In Repairs

The famed Midway sign at Fair Park is in need of a facelift after the recent hail storm. The classic sign was damaged severely during last week’s hail storm. Fair officials revealed Wednesday that a […]

06/21/2012

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State Fair Of Texas Adding Deep-Fried Girl Scout Cookies To The Menu

The State Fair of Texas likes to take food that is delicious on its own and give it a deep fried improvement. Well they are at it again this time they are frying up the […]

05/22/2012

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State Fair Of Texas Is Getting A New Ride

Starting next month the Fair Park will begin construction on a new feature to the State Fair of Texas. Everyone recognizes the Cotton Bowl, Texas Star and the Midway, but soon they’ll be adding and […]

02/14/2012

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State Fair Wraps Up This Weekend

Another year at the State Fair of Texas wraps up its 125th year on Sunday, but the party isn’t over yet! Before the gates close Sunday night, there is still a ton of great things […]

10/21/2011

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State Fair Of Texas Opens Today

The day has finally arrived. The gates open at 10AM. The air will fill with the smell of funnel cakes, Fletcher’s corny dogs, and Abel Gonzalez’s Deep Fried Pineapple Upside Down Cake. The Midway will […]

09/30/2011

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Lite’s 12 Family Must-Do Events At The State Fair Of Texas

It’s autumn is Texas, and that means it’s time for the State Fair of Texas. Ah, the sounds of the Midway, the smells of fried food, the corny dogs, the farm animals, and Big Tex […]

09/28/2011

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Deep Fried Bubblegum Wins Big Tex Choice Award®

You read that right, the winner of the “Most Creative” food item at the State Fair of Texas® is Deep Fried Bubblegum.  Now it’s not actual bubblegum, so when you read what is in it […]

09/26/2011

Tom Hanks Visits Gene & Julie

  Legendary actor and Academy Award winner Tom Hanks is busy promoting his new film Larry Crowne. He only had time to stop by one radio station in Dallas, and he came to talk to Gene […]

06/15/2011

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