Cheap Tickets to the State Fair of Texas
September 19, 2014
As a Texan, attending the State Fair of Texas is a rite of passage where a belly full of fried food and an armload of carnival prizes are badges of honor. Don’t worry about the fried food—you can walk it off on your treks between the midway, Big Tex, the auto show and the wine garden. But you can’t get back admission dollars you could have saved by using one of these tried-and-true discount ticket options for the great State Fair of Texas. It’s “deep in the heart of Texas,” not “deep hole in your wallet,” folks. So be savvy this year, and plan your visits to the State Fair around one of these cheap ticket options—and save your dollars for Fletcher’s Corny Dogs and rides on the Ferris wheel!
Visit The State Fair of Texas at Fair Park in Dallas September 26 – October 16.
Kroger Stores Advance Purchase
- Local Kroger stores are selling advance purchase tickets for $15.50 and season passes for $34.95
- The season pass includes a one-day companion ticket (good Monday – Friday)
- Use the DART GoPass app to buy daily discounted tickets downloaded straight to your phone. Adult tickets are $15, and child/senior tickets are $11.
Dasani Opening Day Discount (September 26 only)
- Bring a full bottle of Dasani water or any Coca-Cola product to the gate for donation to the North Texas Food Bank and get in for $6 per donation per person
Dickies Day (October 2 only)
- Anyone wearing Dickies logo clothing will receive a voucher for FREE admission to the fair that day (October 2 only)
Kroger Can Food Drive Wednesdays
- Bring 3 cans of food to the gate for donation to area food banks on any Wednesday during the fair and pay just $3 admission per donation per person
Senior Day Free Thursdays
- Seniors 60 years and older receive FREE fair admission on Thursdays
Dr Pepper $5 Tuesdays
- Bring an empty Dr Pepper can to the gate on any Tuesday during the fair and get in for just $5 per donation per person
Dr Pepper $8 after 5
- Bring an empty Dr Pepper can to the gate any day after 5pm and get in for just $8 per donation per person
Coke $6 Thursdays
- Bring an empty 20-oz. bottle of any Coca-Cola product to the gate any Thursdays during the fair and get in for just $6 per donation per person
- McDonald’s will be offering discounts such as a $6 child ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket and $3 off admission on tray liners and bag stuffers from September 26 – October 19. Offer may not be combined with any other offer.
- General admission is only $12 on Fridays when you pay at the gate with a State Fair coupon from the KISS-FM website.
- Save up to 30% on general admission tickets when you have parties of 20 or more.
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