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The State Fair is an annual event and is the largest state fair in the nation. It is held from late September to mid-October in Fair Park. During the fair, most buildings are open from 10am to 10pm. There are two major landmarks at the fair, Big Tex and the Texas Star Ferris wheel. Coupons for food, rides and drinks may be purchased at booths situated throughout the grounds.

Fair park has one of the nation's largest intact collections of art deco buildings. They were constructed in 1936 for the Texas Centennial celebrations and are recognised as one of the most significant sites in the world for Art Deco architecture.

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  • Written Aug 11, 2004
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