The 2011 State Fair of Texas is underway, and for those who haven’t been yet, here are some great money saving opportunities you can take advantage of now through October 23. Just think of all the fried foods you’ll be able to buy with your savings!

Any Day: McDonald’s offers $4 off General Admission with one of their State Fair coupons (available on tray liner or bag stuffer) any day of the Fair. A free child ticket (with purchase of general admission) coupon is also distributed by McDonald s. Offer may not be combined with any other offer.

Dr Pepper $5 after 5: Any day after 5 p.m. Bring an empty Dr Pepper can and enter for $5 after 5 p.m.

Dr Pepper $4 Tuesdays: Every Tuesday during the 2011 season, bring an empty Dr Pepper can and enter for $4. Most rides (excluding the Thrillway and the Texas Star) are 5 coupons.

Kroger $2/Can Food Drive Wednesdays: Any Wednesday admission is $2 for each visitor bringing 3 cans of food for area food banks.

Coke $5 Thursday: Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of a Coca-Cola product and enter the Fair for $5 admission.

Cinemark Free Thursday Admission: Bring a Cinemark Theater ticket stub and get free admission on Thursdays.

Seniors Day: Senior citizens (age 60 and over) may enter for free every Thursday during the State Fair of Texas: October 6, 13, and 20, 2011.

For more State Fair discount details, visit And for full details on the 2011 State Fair of Texas, visit the official website,

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