First weekend of State Fair of Texas

The gates opened at 7:00 a.m. for the 2nd day of the State Fair of Texas on Saturday. Buildings and exhibits are open from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Saturday.

There are about 20,000 parking spots available. However, DART is also increasing the number of trains going to Fair Park. For more information on that, visit; http://www.dart.org/statefair/statefair.asp .

While you’re at the fair, you can taste the winners of the Big Tex Choice Awards. The Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly won for “best tasting” and the Smoky Bacon Margarita won for “most creative”.

There will be 85 concerts on the Chevrolet main stage throughout the fair. Each night will end with a fireworks show.

For more information on today’s activities, visit http://bigtex.com/top5/ .

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