Discounts at the State Fair of Texas

Save money at the gate and around the park with these daily deals.


Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas

Photo by Kevin Brown/State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas will open its gates tomorrow + we’re here to help you save money. Check out the daily deals ahead of your visit.

Opening Day deals 🥜

  • Get $10 admission at the gate when you bring two jars of peanut butter.

Everyday deals 🚨

  • Veterans, active service members + first responders can get $5 off on weekdays and $7 on weekends with a valid ID.
  • Visit after 5 p.m. for a $5 admission ticket.
  • Admission Monday-Thursday is $15 for adults + $10 for seniors and kids.

Tuesday deals 🎡

  • Online tickets are $10 on Dr. Pepper Value Days (Tuesdays + Thursdays) when you sign up to be a Big Tex Insider.
  • Most rides will have discounted prices.

Wednesday deals 💸

  • Bring five cans of food for $5 admission.

Thursday deals 🌭

  • Guests 60 and older will get in for $5.
  • Some food vendors will offer miniature menu items for a reduced price.

Parking can range from $20-$40 — save money and avoid traffic by taking the Trinity Railway Express. Find a station near you.

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