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Friends of Fair Park, 1121 First Ave., Dallas, TX 75210 (214) 426-3400 friends@fairpark.org

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    Kinky
    Boots
    Winner of six Tony Awards® (including Best Musical) amd with music by Cyndi Lauper
    and a book by Harvey Fierstein, Dallas Summer Musicals presents the Texas premiere
    of Kinky Boots, Mar. 28-Apr. 9, 2017, at the Music Hall at Fair Park.
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    The ultimate pooch party returns Apr. 30
    Dog Bowl
    at the Cotton Bowl
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    Big Texas Beer Fest
    Taking place Mar. 31 and Apr. 1, Dallas' craft beer festival features more than 500 beers and always sells out all tickets in advance.
About Fair Park

About Fair Park

Site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, Fair Park's cultural, educational and sports facilities host more than seven million visitors annually.

State Fair of Texas

State Fair of Texas

Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture and quality entertainment.

Other Annual Events

Other Annual Events

Fair Park is home to events from Fair Park Fourth and Earth Day Texas to the North Texas Irish Festival and Fair Park 5k Urban Dash.

What People Say

  • David Bush and Jim Parsons

    Authors, Fair Park Deco

    "Fair Park is one of the finest collections of Deco architecture in the country, but it is so much more: the embodiment of Texan swagger, it is a testament to the Texanic task of creating a dazzling spectacle in the darkest days of the Depression."

  • Texas State Historical Association

    The authority on Texas history since 1897

    "Fair Park houses one of the greatest concentrations of early twentieth-century Art Deco exposition buildings in the United States."

  • American Planning Association

    Great Places in America

    "For more than a century the park, two miles east of downtown Dallas, has been delighting millions of visitors. Attractions on its 277 acres include eight museums, six performance facilities, and a major sports stadium."

  • National Geographic Traveler

    "Fair Park is much more than an assemblage of buildings; it’s a district telling dozens of stories from dozens of cultures."

Coming Soon

Fair Park hosts more than 1,200 activities each year. Festivals and fairs. Concerts and theatrical productions. Art exhibits, sporting events, garden activities, and so much more. Here are three events Fair Park is hosting soon that we want to make sure you know about.

A Texas Journey

A Texas Journey

In Polly Smith: A Texas Journey from Feb. 1–May 27, the Dallas Historical Society shows us compelling images from 1930s Texas.

Fair Park Crits

Fair Park Crits

King Racing Group's Thursday Night Crits are weekly, competitive bike races that welcome all comers. Races start at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday. Register for the Mar. 30 race.

Butterfly Gardening

Butterfly Gardening

Ever asked yourself "How Do I … Garden for Butterflies?" Texas Discovery Gardens will show you how at its Butterfly Gardening Workshop. Discover how easy it is on Sat., Apr. 1.

Our Partners

Our partners enable the Friends of Fair Park to restore the park's historic assets and reach more people. Our partners are as dedicated to preserving and promoting Fair Park as we are.

  • AT&T
  • City of Dallas
  • Earth Day Texas
  • The Eugene McDermott Foundation
  • Oncor
  • Phoenix 1 Restoration and Construction
  • State Fair of Texas
  • WFAA-TV

We particularly appreciate these major sponsors and
hope you will join them in support of the Friends of Fair Park.