State Fair of Texas Discounts
SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 23, 2016
Hours of Operation:
- Sunday-Thurdays: 10am-9pm
- Fridays-Saturdays: 10am-10pm
- State Fair of Texas Midway & Fair Park Museum hours vary.
Regular Ticket and Coupon Prices
Price at Gate
24 days of food, fun and Big Tex!
Save $2 when you buy online
(under 48″ in height)
(Ages 2 and under)
|FREE||Not Available||Buy Now|
(Ages 60 and better)*
Food & Ride Coupons
Sold in pkgs of 100
|Sheets of 20 coupons sold for $10|
at State Fair booths
|$50 packs||Buy Now|
*Seniors are admitted FREE every Thursday of the Fair
(October 6, 13, & 20, 2016) compliments of Seniorific News.
Seniors are free every Thursday (Oct 1, 8, & 15)
Ticket & Coupon Packages: Click here
Purchase Tickets: Can be purchased in advance at North Texas Kroger Food Stores (at check-out counter or service desk)
Cannot be combined with any offers:
- Online Tickets are $2 less than tickets purchased at the State Fair gate.
- Season Pass Combo Packs (includes 2 Season Passes and 100 food & ride coupons) are just $95 – that is a $35 savings.
- $99 Family 4-Pack (includes 4 general admission tickets and 100 food & ride coupons) is a 26% savings.
- Attending the Fair with 20 or more of your closest friends? Buy discounted group tickets online and save up to $7 per ticket.
Purchase Tickets Through State Fair Partners
- DART GoPass – Any Day Discount Buy discounted tickets to the State Fair of Texas right from your DART GoPass app. General Admission tickets are just $16 and child/senior tickets are $12.
- Kroger – Discounted General Admission / Season Passes: Advance purchase General Admission tickets are $16.50. A Season Pass is $34.95. They may be purchased at the check-out counter or at the service desk. A State Fair season pass includes a one-day companion ticket (good Monday-Friday).
- Walgreens – Advance purchase General Admission tickets are $16.50.
ANY Day Discounts
Opportunities for half-price admission tickets any day of the week.
- Dr Pepper HALF PRICE After 5 – Any day after 5 p.m. Enjoy all the State Fair has to offer after 5 p.m. and save. Bring an empty Dr Pepper can after 5 p.m. each day and admission is HALF PRICE. One can per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- McDonald’s – Any Day Discount Discount coupons are available at McDonald’s locations throughout North Texas on tray liners and bag stuffers. Bring coupon to the gate and SAVE $5 off general admission tickets or HALF OFF a children’s tickets (with purchase of general admission). One coupon per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- 9/30/16: Military Appreciation Day: All active military, retired military and veterans receive FREE admission when they present valid documentation of military service at the gate. Spouses of service men and women with a valid Military Spouse ID and accompanying children under the age of 18 also receive FREE admission.
- 9/30/16: HALF-PRICE Opening Day, Sept. 30: Bring a full 20 oz. bottle of Dasani water (or any 20 oz. Coca-Cola product) for donation to the North Texas Food Bank to State Fair gates and get a coupon for HALF PRICE admission on opening day (September 30, 2016). One donation per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- Dr Pepper $5 Tuesdays – Any Tuesday Bring an empty Dr Pepper can and receive a coupon for a $5 admission ticket to the State Fair. One can per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- Tuesday Savings extend to the Midway – most rides are 6 coupons on Tuesdays. Midway discounts exclude the Thrillway and the Texas Star.
- $4 Admission- Any Wednesday: Bring 4 cans of food for donation to State Fair gates any Wednesday of the Fair and receive a coupon for a $4 admission ticket. Enjoy the Fair for just $4 and help stock the North Texas Food Bank. One (4 can) donation per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- Senior Days FREE Admission – Any Thursday Senior citizens 60 years and better get into the Fair FREE every Thursday of the State Fair. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- Coca-Cola $6 Thursdays – Any Thursday: Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of a Coca-Cola product and receive a coupon for a $6 admission ticket to the State Fair. One bottle per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- Save on great Fair food with the Thrifty Thursday Program. Save on everything from cotton candy to funnel cakes. Most items between two and seven coupons.
- KISS-FM Fridays – Any Friday: SAVE $5 on general admission tickets to the State Fair on Fridays. Download and print a coupon from the KISS-FM website. Bring the coupon to the gate and admission to the Fair is $13. One coupon per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.
- Parking: Official State Fair lots — $15 per space
- There is a DART station at the front gate of Fair Park
Wheelchairs, electric carts and baby strollers rentals: Gate 10 (Pennsylvania), Gate 5 (Grand) and at the front gate (DART)
For additional information about the State Fair of Texas, check out the FAQs.
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