It's back! The joyous words, "Howdy Folks" will echo in our ears once again. Big Tex will soon be welcoming folks to the State Fair of Texas this September.

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The first day of the fair will be Friday, September 24th, and it is going to be amazing. Get ready for some belly-busting fair food. All the funnel cakes, fried sweets, and BBQ, you could handle. The rides are going to be zipping all over as you walk around the fair. The hardest part is choosing what to do first.

There will be so many events going on you will need to map out where you want to go and what you want to do. You can check out the map HERE. The kiddos can enjoy the State Fair of Texas has even published a coloring book to get the kids excited about the fair, you can print it out HERE.

In case you may have forgotten why you should go celebrate and have fun at the fair this year, we have a few reasons to remind you. Check out just a few of the fun things to do at the State Fair of Texas.

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