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Tickets Now Available for the 2019 State Fair of Texas

It’s that time of year! With less than 60 days until Opening Day, guests can now purchase their general admission tickets to the 2019 State Fair of Texas. Save money by buying tickets online, in advance. With a gate price of $18, general admission tickets are also available online for $16.50. BigTex.com offers $12.50 admission for children and seniors, with tickets regularly priced at $14. Children must be ages 3-12, and seniors must be 60 years of age or older. Admission is free for children ages two and under. Food and ride coupons are also available online. Your ticket to the Fair includes access into hundreds of free daily shows, concerts, activities, and exhibits. Talk about Texas-sized fun! Purchase tickets online at BigTex.com/Tickets. 

If fairgoers choose to purchase their tickets online, they have the option to print tickets at home or have them scanned directly from their smartphone at the gate. In addition, coupon vouchers will be available online starting Thursday, August 1. With coupons priced at 50 cents each, coupon vouchers will be sold in $50 increments (100 coupons.) Fairgoers will be able to exchange their vouchers for hard coupons by visiting special online coupon redemption centers on the fairgrounds. For the fairgoers not wanting to purchase tickets online, don’t worry – tickets will be available at all State Fair admission gates starting September 27.

Calling all foodies – there’s still time to be one of the first to taste some of 2019’s new Fair foods! A limited amount of tickets remains for the 15th annual Big Tex Choice Awards presented by Metro by T-Mobile. This event kicks off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 25. In addition to the Big Tex Choice Awards, come out and experience some Fair fun before Opening Day at the Big Tex Barn Dance Social and State Fair of Texas Rodeo. For more information and tickets on these special events, head to BigTex.com/Tickets.

Announced earlier this summer, all admission discounts for this year’s State Fair of Texas can be found at BigTex.com/Discounts. 

Celebrating 133 years this fall; the State Fair of Texas brings visitors from near and far to celebrate all things Texan. In continuing this tradition, the Fair aims to provide a wide variety of quality entertainment and give each fairgoer the true Texas experience. Whether you’re a native or a visitor of the Lone Star State, you’re sure to and create memories that’ll last a lifetime during your visit to the State Fair. The 2019 exposition runs from Friday, September 27, to Sunday, October 20, in historic Fair Park. Get your tickets and plan your visit today at BigTex.com/Tickets. See you at the Fair!

About the State Fair of Texas
Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with proceeds helping to preserve and improve our home, Fair Park; underwrite museums, community initiatives, and scholarship programs to support students throughout the Lone Star State pursuing higher education; and help improve State Fair operations. The 2019 exposition runs September 27 through October 20 in Fair Park. Visit BigTex.com for more information.  

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