Category Archives: State Fair of Texas

Local Photographer Wins First Place in State Fair 2016 Creative Arts Competition

Local photographer Michael Blachly captures the Green Line in motion to win first place in the City Scape category for the State Fair of Texas’ 2016 Creative Arts Competition. The photo, taken at DART’s Akard Station, highlights the more than … Continue reading

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Texas-OU Game Day Tip: Plan Ahead

Some call it a rivalry, others a shootout, still others a showdown. Most people call it Texas-OU or OU-Texas, depending on which team you’re rooting for. When the annual football game between the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners takes … Continue reading

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Air Force and New Mexico Fans can DART to Cotton Bowl

The rivalry is old, but the game site is new. Falcons and Lobos are headed to Dallas and the State Fair of Texas for the 34th game between the two schools on Saturday, Oct. 15. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) … Continue reading

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5 Ways DART’s Making It Easier to Attend the State Fair This Year

Let’s get right down to it. Here are five ways DART’s cutting the hassle out of your State Fair travel plans. 1. Direct Access What’s better than direct access to fun and excitement? Direct access through DART, of course. DART’s … Continue reading

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State Fair of Texas® Offers Children a World of Fun

The State Fair of Texas® offers entertainment for the youngest of fairgoers. Children can get a taste of farm life as they mingle with animals at Big Tex’s Farmyard and the Children’s Health Barnyard. They also can learn about how … Continue reading

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Ride DART to the State Fair

Fried Jell-O, live musical performances, the tallest Ferris wheel in North America — and it’s all at the State Fair of Texas®, Sept. 30-Oct. 23. That’s right, 18 days and counting until the fair begins, and DART can get you … Continue reading

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Munch on bugs, catch a battle of the bands this weekend at the State Fair of Texas

Happy State Fair of Texas opening day! DART is the easiest way to get to the fair (Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station), but did you know you can save money on your general admission tickets … Continue reading

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Everything to know about riding DART to the 2015 State Fair of Texas

DART is the easiest way for family and friends to travel to the 2015 State Fair of Texas. DART Rail and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) passengers can simply transfer to Green Line trains showing “Fair Park,” “Buckner” or “Lawnview” and … Continue reading

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By the numbers: How DART delivers for the Red River Showdown

The annual Red River Showdown at the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park is one of DART’s biggest days of the of the year. The Cotton Bowl holds more than 90,000 fans and many of those fans opt for DART as … Continue reading

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Ask DART: How do I ride DART Rail on Oct. 11 if I’m NOT going to the fair

Navigating the DART Rail on Saturday, October 11 can be challenging for those not going to the State Fair of Texas for the Red River Showdown. The trains are packed with fans going to the game and DART is operating … Continue reading

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