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

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    North Texas
    Irish Festival
    The largest Celtic Festival in the southwest United States returns to Fair Park Mar. 3-5.
    Enjoy headline performers (like The Town Pants), local and regional musicians, Irish dance,
    horses, food and drink, a Celtic Village, and so much more.
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    Mar. 28-Apr. 9, Dallas Summer Musicals presents
    Kinky Boots
    Winner of six Tony Awards
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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.

Denise Lee Onstage

Denise Lee Onstage

Denise Lee Onstage free cabaret series features special guest Terry D. Loftis, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Fair Park Women's Building

Spring Break Safari

Spring Break Safari

Get out of the house and into the gardens with your family during Spring Break, Mar. 13-17, Texas Discovery Gardens

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.