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Irish Festival

We went to the Irish festival at Fair Park, and enjoyed it greatly. There was lots of great music... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
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Home of The Lion King production

Extremely easy to locate and park for one of the most amazing experiences my daughter has had this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Large urban park with museums, flea markets and events. Covers over 227 acres.
1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210-2364
+1 214-670-8400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely easy to locate and park for one of the most amazing experiences my daughter has had this summer!! The atmosphere and staff were great!!

Thank JASHenderson3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the BEST fair for 4th of July. There was a Midway fair that was free and open to the public. It had great amenities. I had awesome parking and it was only $10, which is great for a family with a special needs...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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1  Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Food, cars, friends, rides, Cotton Bowl. Fried everything. Go every year. Take lots of money. Wear comfortable shoes. If you go on a rainy day, you almost have the entire fairgrounds to yourself.

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Fair Park was built in 1936 for the Texas Centennial so the remaining buildings are period examples of Art Deco architecture if you like that sort of thing. The park itself is not surrounded by the best part of town, but one hardly hears of...More

Thank GrandDetour
Reviewed 8 April 2018

While this site must be amazing when the State Fair or other large events are on it was nice to visit it when we were the only people about. The Hall of State, a virtual shrine to Texas history, is superb with it's astonishing 1930s...More

1  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Fair Park is the site of the Texas State Fair, EarthX2018 (formerly Earth Day Texas) and other local events. The area is huge, so large crowds are easily accommodated. There is a fee for parking on site, except for Dallas Summer Musicals when they perform...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 24 March 2018

The reason we visited Dallas was for the State Fair and it is HUGE. We had a lot of fun except having to buy food and drink tickets - it's a little inconvenient. The first thing we did was get a map, which was in...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is just beautiful and very interesting. The restored deco murals and buildings are simply amazing

Thank Amonfrank
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We went to the Irish festival at Fair Park, and enjoyed it greatly. There was lots of great music, plenty of vendors, and fun food choices. The architecture at the park is truly impressive. A treasure of Art Deco.

Thank princene
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Karin H
9 June 2018|
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Response from Lucy_lu07 | Reviewed this property |
A day and evening is plenty
23 February 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Well, it's open year-round. But the state fair runs typically in September for about three weeks. The fair cost about 20 bucks for adults and 15 for kids. The attractions that are open year-round are like the aquarium in and... More
1 February 2017|
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Response from Dorkin | Reviewed this property |
There are certain attractions located with Fair Park that are open year round including a building that houses butterflies and the Music Hall, which offers Broadway and other shows. The big event, which takes over the... More