Plan your trip to the Texas State Fair || The cards you need

State Fair CardFrom Texarkana-Greenville-Rockwall

  • Take Interstate 30 West towards downtown Dallas
  • Take exit 49B and follow signs for Fair Park
  • View in Google Maps

State Fair CardFrom Sherman-Plano-Richardson

  • Take US 75 (North Central Expressway) South toward Downtown Dallas
  • Take exit 284A to connect to Interstate 30 East (towards Texarkana)
  • Take exit 48A and follow signs for Fair Park
  • View in Google Maps

Visitors to the State Fair can ride the DART Rail Green Line at two stations – Fair Park Stationlocated on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the Parc des Expositions, and MLK Station, Jr., located south of RB Cullum Blvd. and convenient to the MLK Fairgrounds entrance (Gate 6).

Use Trinity Railway Express

State Fair visitors can take the Trinity Railway Express from any of ten Tarrant County or Dallas County stations to connect to the DART Rail Green Line in Dallas.

To plan a trip or find more information, visit

Denton County Train A

Traveling from Denton County? Take the A train from any of the five stations and change to the DART green line at Trinity Mills.

Click here for travel information. Please note: Train A does not run on Sundays.

Rideshare – Uber/Lyft

The rideshare pickup/drop-off area is conveniently located just inside Gate 5. When you’re ready to head home, exit the lot to meet your vehicle outside of Gate 5.

Taxi pick-up/drop-off

The taxi stand is conveniently located at the intersection of Pacific and Gurley, just outside Gate 1.

Business hours

The State Fair of Texas will run from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 23, 2022. A daily schedule of all shows and events will be published on this website or can be found in the visitor’s guide distributed at each of the information booths located in the fairgrounds.

Doors open daily at 9 a.m.

Exhibit buildings, outdoor exhibits and food concessions are open:
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Sunday to Thursday
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Friday and Saturday

Midway and museum hours vary daily.

The performance schedule of the headliners on the Chevrolet Main Stage is announced every summer. The daily schedule of all activities and events is continually updated as new shows and attractions are added to the State Fair lineup.

Do you have questions about accessibility? See our Frequently Asked Questions.

State Fair Parking Pass

Courtesy of Texas State Fair

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