2023 State Fair of Texas | Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 22
Get ready to savor the magic of the 2023 State Fair of Texas, a beloved Texas fall tradition! We’ve put together an exciting lineup of discount opportunities and countless ways to save big on everything from admission and games to rides and mouthwatering food options – which could translate to more money in your wallet, or better yet, extra corn dogs! Dive in and discover a whole host of ways for Fair Fans to pocket some serious savings this year. Don’t miss out on the fun!
BIG TEX INSIDER PROMO CODES – Sign up to become a Big Tex Insider and receive exclusive State Fair ticket and merchandise discounts and promo codes straight to your email inbox. You’ll also receive VIP benefits and exciting news on all State Fair of Texas events!
SEASON PASSES – Trying to get the full State Fair experience can be quite hard to do in one day. With the season pass, however, you can enjoy a full 24 days of admission.
GROUP TICKETS – When purchased in advance, groups of 25 or more can attend the State Fair at discounted prices. To complete the Fair experience, you can also add food and midway coupons to any group ticket order. And as of 2023, fairgoers may use coupons for not only food and rides, but now ALSO for games!
AFTER 5 P.M. PAY KID’S PRICE – Everyone is a kid at night at the Fair! On ANY night of the week, visitors receive reduced general admission after 5 p.m. No matter your age, all guests pay the child price for that particular day. Available at the gate and online, after 5 p.m. every day.
KROGER DISCOUNTED TICKETS – Purchase in advance at your local Kroger and get $3 off premium one-day admission tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the check-out counter or service desk.
MCDONALD’S – Discount coupons are available at participating McDonald’s locations throughout North Texas on tray liners and inside their meal bags. With this coupon, any fairgoer can save $5 off on weekdays (Monday-Friday) and $7 off on weekends (Saturday-Sunday). ONE COUPON PER PERSON. DISCOUNTS MAY NOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS.
MILITARY APPRECIATION – All active military, retired military, and veterans save $5 off on weekdays (Monday-Friday) and $7 off on weekends (Saturday-Sunday) when they present valid documentation of military service at the gate or online. Spouses of service men and women with a valid Military Spouse ID and accompanying children under the age of 18 also receive discounted admission. For information on how to obtain your Military ID Card before your visit to the Fair, contact your military branch or go to www.cac.mil.
FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION – To honor our various active and retired public law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, and other emergency services agencies, all first responders can save $5 off on weekdays (Monday-Friday) and $7 off on weekends (Saturday-Sunday) when they present a valid badge or ID card from their department or organization at the gate or online. Spouses of first responders and accompanying children under the age of 18 also receive discounted admission.
OPENING DAY PEANUT BUTTER DRIVE – Bring two jars of peanut butter to donate to the North Texas Food Bank for a special Opening Day promotional price of $10 admission at the gate. This discount is only available at the gate.
DR PEPPER VALUE DAYS – Value Days are every Tuesday and Thursday during the Fair when you can purchase your admission ticket online for a reduced price of only $10. Only Big Tex Insiders receive the promotion code for this exclusive savings so be sure to sign up today! BigTex.com/Insider.
FEED THE NEED WEDNESDAYS – Save big AND give back to the community with North Texas Food Bank’s Feed the Need Wednesdays. By bringing five canned food items, fairgoers will receive admission for only $5. All canned donations go to the North Texas Food Bank, which helps feed members of the community.
SENIOR DAYS – Every Thursday during the fair, anyone age 60+ gets into the Fair for only $5. Tickets can only be purchased at the gate on Thursdays. Seniors must present ID to receive the discount.
SAVE ON FOOD & RIDES
4-COUPON MIDWAY RIDES ON TUESDAYS – Discounts extend to the thrilling midway for 4-Coupon Tuesdays. Most rides on the midway are 4 coupons, with kiddie rides discounted to 3 coupons on Tuesdays. Excludes the Thrillway and the Texas Star Ferris Wheel.
T-MOBILE THRIFTY THURSDAYS DISCOUNT FAIR FOOD – Let your appetite run wild every Thursday of the Fair when you can save while snacking. Every Thursday participating food vendors offer one of their signature menu items at a reduced price, ranging from mini versions to regular-size items.
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