A time-honored tradition at the State Fair of Texas, the AT&T Red River Showdown between the University of Texas Longhorns and the University of Oklahoma Sooners has been played at the State Fair since 1929. Even with the cancellation of this year’s State Fair of Texas, due to COVID-19, the rivalry will continue in Cotton Bowl Stadium and fans will get to say ‘howdy’ to Big Tex. With an 11:00 a.m.
Texas time kick-off, the State Fair is urging fans to arrive early to make sure they have plenty of time to go through security, not only into the fairgrounds but also into Cotton Bowl Stadium for the game. The State Fair is also urging fans to remember the clear bag policy in effect for Cotton Bowl Stadium by visiting BigTex.com/football and review precautions related to COVID-19.
With the big Texas-OU Red River Rivalry this weekend there are plenty of activities for visiting revelers and local supporters alike. We came up with a few suggestions for your partying needs whether you plan on enjoying the game in the comfort of your own digs, or out among the masses.
The big non-partisan party will take place on the Plaza at American Airlines Center to watch the game in the comfort of your own lawn chair. Set up time begins at 10am Saturday morning. If you are an Oklahoma fan the official headquarters for your partying needs begins tonight at the Henderson Tap House on Henderson Avenue. The OU Alumni Club of Dallas invites you to join them at the Tap House from 6 to 8pm with their annual raffle benefiting the OU Alumni Scholarship fun at 7:30. Happy Hour runs from 3 to 7pm with special beer prices and half price pizza. Continue reading →