State Fair is held annually in Dallas. The event starts the last Friday during September and concludes 24 days later. The fair is presented in Dallas Fair Park where it has long been held since 1886. Your 2010 event is going to be presented from September 24 to October 17.
The Texas Event is the biggest within the United States. State Fair attendance has previously been estimated at more than 3 million individuals.
Visitors first see the 212-foot Texas Star Ferris wheel when approaching the fair. The Texas Star has been the biggest Ferris wheel in North America ever since it first showed in October 1985.
One of the centerpieces for your fair includes the yearly college football competition involving Texas and Oklahoma. The Red River Shootout is played inside the Cotton Bowl at the heart of Fair Park. This year, 2010, Baylor and Texas Tech are going to hold a game during the State Fair for the first time.
Big Tex is one of the fair symbols since 1952. Your State Fair also incorporates an auto exhibit, dating back to 1904, utilizing more than 300,000 sq feet of floorspace and displaying most of latest model automobiles.
It can’t be the State Fair of Texas without showcasing distinctive, high-fat goodies such as fried butter and this year’s champion fried Frito Chili Pie.
Everyone is required to eat at least one Fletcher’s brand corny dog.
The past decades have experienced the introduction of innovative uncommon deep-fried offerings, such as deep-fried Oreo cookies; deep-fried Twinkies; deep-fried pork ribs; fried cheesecake; deep-fried peanut butter, jelly, and banana sandwiches; and most recently a batter-based fried Coke. Innovative food items in 2008 included chicken fried bacon and fried banana splits.