State Fair of Texas hiring thousands of workers

We are now a little over 100 days away from the State Fair of Texas and the fair needs your help to make things run smoothly.

The Fair is looking to hire about 2,200 people for a seasonal job opportunity.

The starting wage for jobs at the Fair is $17.82 per hour. That's up from $15.21 last year.

Jobs included coupon sales, creative arts, games, gates, guest services, livestock, maintenance, plumbing, and more.


State Fair of Texas announces 2023 concert lineup

A free Texas-sized music festival is coming to the State Fair of Texas later this year.

People who are looking to apply can go to

Several local organizations are opening computer facilities and providing internet access to those who need it to fill out an application.

Internet Access Locations

Cornerstone Baptist Church
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
1621 South Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 426-5468

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Park South YMCA
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
2500 Romaine Ave.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 421-5301

TR Hoover Community Development Center
Hours: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
5106 Bexar St.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 421-2420

The State Fair of Texas opens on September 29 and runs through October 22.