At one point, the Children's Aquarium was going to shut down. But a group took over and created plenty of new things for families to do and see.
The State Fair of Texas starts Friday. Before you go, consumer reporter Steve Noviello wants you to check out these ways to save money every day of the week.
Don't forget to bring your face mask to the State Fair of Texas after it reopens on Friday. Organizers hope those masks and other COVID-19 protocols will help keep fairgoers safe during the pandemic.
Big Tex is dressed as usual this year with his gigantic cowboy boots, classic red and blue Dickies shirt and a new accessory sponsored by Shiner. He isn't wearing a face mask.
Dallas County is planning to spend a quarter of a million on incentives for people who get a COVID-19 vaccine at the State Fair of Texas. The shots will be available to anyone but only Dallas County residents will get the $20 worth of free fair coupons.
The winners of this year's Big Tex Choice Awards have been announced. The Deep Fried Seafood Gumbo Balls took two prizes for best savory and most creative.
Fair organizers said masks will be mandatory outdoors in crowded settings, at some independent vendor booths and indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
Anyone who gets their COVID-19 shot at the State Fair of Texas this year will also receive $20 worth of food and ride coupons.
The folks at the State Fair of Texas unveiled the 10 finalists for the Big Tex Choice Awards -- everything from deep fried seafood gumbo to a Halloween-themed treat that's loaded with a lot of everything.
Premium tickets are $24. For that price, you can visit the fair any day between Sept. 24 and Oct. 17. Premium tickets are limited.
The 32 Big Tex Choice Food Awards semi-finalists were announced Thursday morning. They include both savory and sweet treats.
The woman who brought the funnel cake and countless other fried food favorites to the State Fair of Texas has died.
This year you can leave your car in the parking lot and use your feet to explore the State Fair of Texas. It's coming back in all its fried food glory for 2021.
The State Fair of Texas has set up a survey to gather feedback on how comfortable people would be attending a large outdoor event and what safety protocols should be in place for the 2021 fair.
A granddaughter of the Fletcher's creator wanted to open a restaurant using the family name.
The State Fair of Texas and the Red River Showdown are a Dallas tradition. This year, the tradition had to be altered.
The pandemic canceled many State Fair of Texas events but hundreds of students are still taking park in the Big Tex Youth Livestock Auction.
Unhappy people took to social media to complain about the long wait to get into the State Fair of Texas' drive-thru event. Some people even ran out of gas while waiting in the parking lot.
Fans of the State Fair of Texas can still get their fix. But this year because of the pandemic, it's going to be a different, drive-thru experience.
A very important part of the State Fair of Texas, at least for thousands of young people, will go on even though this year’s fair was canceled.