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Dallas’ Mockingbird Station Brings Community Together for Station Fair

Dallas’ shopping and dining destination Mockingbird Station keeps the Texas State Fair’s spirit alive with its own pop-up fair taking place on October 16–18 in the Mockingbird Station shopping center.

Since 1886, the Texas State Fair has brought the DFW community together. The Texas State Fair was initially canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but has now turned into a limited drive-through fair. In the spirit of the fair’s long-standing tradition, Mockingbird Station is excited to host a three-day fair activation called, The Mockingbird Station Fair, which offers Dallasites a fun way to come together through carnival-inspired décor and games.

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2019 New Line Up Of State Fair Grub


If you love Fair food, then you’re in luck. Fair concessionaires are serious about providing you with great-tasting, unique foods year after year. This year is no exception – the State Fair of Texas is proud to announce the newest creations to the food lineup! In addition to trying the finalists and winners of the 2019 Big Tex Choice Awards, fairgoers can also indulge in some of the competition’s semi-finalist dishes

Check out the list of the semi-finalist food items that can be found at this year’s State Fair of Texas, in addition to other new foods you just must try. For the full list of this year’s new foods and their locations, visit BigTex.com/New-Food. Continue reading

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Meet the Fair’s Butter Lady

by Steven Doyle     photos by Robert Bostick

There is little doubt you have seen culinary sculptures in your life time, those made of ice and even melons. But have you seen sculpture in butter? Sharon BuMann does just that for many state fairs across the country, including the Texas State Fair. She has been having her way with butter since 1994. We sat down with a few toast points, jam and the butter lady for a few questions.    Continue reading

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