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

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    Hello,
    Dolly!
    Hello, Dolly! It's so nice to have you back where you belong, Dallas Summer Musicals in the Music Hall at Fair Park, July 17-28
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    View one of the most comprehensive surveys of African American history and culture, African American Museum of Dallas, Sep. 21, 2019–Mar. 1, 2020
    The Kinsey African American
    Art and History Collection
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    Dierks Bentley
    With special guests Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, and Hot Country Knights, the Burning Man Tour comes to Dos Equis Pavilion, Aug. 10

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.

Fair Park Field Days

Fair Park Field Days

Join us every Saturday in June and July from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. around the Leonhardt Lagoon inside historic Fair Park for a free, family-friendly pop-up park experience as big as Texas!

Slime Rodeo

Slime Rodeo

Okay ... so we don't really have much about what is planned. Or even what this means. But we're told that Texas' largest slime convention will be held inside Fair Park's Tower Building, July 20, and tickets are available. And there will be slime.

Fair Park Fiesta!

Fair Park Fiesta!

Stroll through booths featuring local craft vendors. Enjoy Latin music and dancing. Participate in arts and crafts, games and activities for all ages. Or, take to the floor of a pop-up roller rink. Attend our free Fair Park Fiesta! July 20.

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

  • Charles Phoenix

    American pop culture humorist, historian and author

    "Fair Park is the greatest campus of monumental moderne, streamline moderne, art deco and midcentury modern I've ever seen. Epic massive murals and modernism like no other place in the known universe. Texas, do you know what you have here? Great architecture!"

  • 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."

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
  • EarthX
  • 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.