Food and Entertainment You Can’t Miss at the State Fair of Texas This Year

by crblog - September 20th, 2018.
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The State Fair of Texas is just around the corner, and most North Texans would agree that the State Fair of Texas is hands down one of the most fun things to do near McKinney. Today, Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX is here to break down all the food, festivities and family fun planned for this year! So strap on your boots, because opening day is Friday, September 28 in Dallas’ historic Fair Park!

Most Anticipated Foods

If there’s one thing that the State Fair of Texas is known for, it’s the wide variety of incredible, edible fried food creations! Every year it seems like an outrageous variety of foods are being deep fried and devoured by the masses and we can’t wait to try the new confections they’ve cooked up this year! Some of the food that we’re most excited about are the Southern fried chicken nachos, cotton candy tacos and deep fried shepherd’s pie! Plan how you’re going to eat your way through the State Fair of Texas by reviewing the full list of new foods.

Most Anticipated Attractions

Did you know the State Fair of Texas can be as much of an educational experience as a fun one? Once you have gotten your fill of fried foods, visit the Hall of State and stroll through two new exhibits. The first exhibit, Celebrating Texas Innovation, highlights some of the best Texan inventions and innovations of all time. The second, Dallas in the Time of MLK, focuses on Dr. King’s 1963 speech in Fair Park and his 1966 speech at Southern Methodist University. There are also plenty of other family-friendly attractions planned for this year.

Sounds of the State Fair of Texas

No matter what kind of music you like, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone. There are five stages around the grounds, each of which is filled with a variety of live music every day. In addition, there are 24 days of concerts from national and regional artists planned for the Chevrolet Main State.

We hope you’re as excited about the State Fair of Texas as we are – now is the time to start planning your trip and purchasing your tickets! The next time you’re trying to think about family-friendly events near Craig Ranch, just remember the State Fair of Texas is going on from September 28 – October 21. To keep up with all that’s going on in the North Texas and DFW area, make sure to follow Craig Ranch on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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