All About The State Fair Of Texas

Alexis N. P-2

Children laugh.Parents getting tired of waiting in line.Mouths chewing.Light flashing. Food frying. family having fun. Is what a day at the state fair is all about. There are many things you can do at the fair. There is also many interesting thing about it. That you many not know.


On January 30, 1886 a group of Dallas men decide to form the Dallas State Fair and Exposition. About a month later the directors purchase 80 acres of land in East Dallas. State fair was born. The first celebration of the grounds was the gala fourth of July in 1886.On morning of October 26 1886 about 14,000 people visited the opening day of the state fair. Over the first year more then 100,000 visitors. They enjoyed the horse races,livestock,and musice from the Mexican National Band to grand war dances done by comanche