General admission: $16.
Seniors ages 60 and over: $12.
Children age 3 up to 48″ in height: $12.
Children age 2 and under – Free.
Advance purchase General Admission tickets are $14.50. A Season Pass is $34.95. They may be purchased at the check-out counter or at the service desk. The season pass includes a one-day companion ticket (good Monday-Friday) and one Cinemark ticket. DART Combo ticket is $17 and only available at Kroger. It includes a one-time round trip on DART and Fair admission.
Kroger Can Food Drive. Any Wednesday. Admission is $2 for each visitor bringing 3 cans of food for area food banks.
Senior Day. FREE Thursdays–Senior Citizens 60 years and older get in to the State Fair of Texas FREE each Thursday. Sponsored by Renewal by Andersen.
Any Day–McDonald’s offers $3 off General Admission with one of their State Fair coupons (available on tray liner or bag stuffer) any day of the Fair. A half price child (with purchase of general admission) coupon is also distributed by McDonald’s. Offer may not be combined with any other offer.
Opening Day, Sept. 28 – Bring a full 20 oz. bottle of Dasani water (or any Coca-Cola product) for donation to the North Texas Food Bank containers at Fair admission gates and get in for $6 per (per donation) per person.
Dr Pepper $5 Tuesdays–Any Tuesday, bring an empty Dr Pepper can and enter for $5. Most rides (excluding the Thrillway and the Texas Star) are 5 coupons.
Coke $6 Thursday–Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of a Coca-Cola product and enter the Fair for $6 admission.
Dickies Day. Thursday, Oct. 11, only. Anyone wearing a Dickies logo clothing item will receive a free voucher for admission to the Fair on same day.
Cinemark – Present Cinemark Movie Theatre ticket stub and receive free admission on any Thursday.
KISS Fridays – Download and print a coupon from the KISS-FM website. Admission is $11 with the coupon. Discount is off of general admission only – when purchased at a State Fair of Texas admission gate with coupon.
When you are greeted with Big Tex, you know you have arrived at the most fun fair in the US.