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State Fair of Texas: Save on Your Admission

Our whole crew is getting excited about the Texas State Fair. It's a HUGE event in our family each year. The problem is that as our kids get older and our "crew" expands to include some other super special people, the cost of the fair can sky rocket. We've found a few great cost savings ideas over time, so I wanted to share them with you.

First, you have to get into the Fair . . .


You can buy them ahead of time at several retailers

If you buy them online at the State Fair website, they are $1.50 cheaper.

You can buy them on the DART GoPass app - $16 for adults and $12 for children and seniors.

Kroger sells one-day tickets for $16.50 and a season pass (which includes one Bring-a-Friend ticket good from M-F) for $34.95

Bringing Dr. Pepper cans will you get half-off the gate price after 5 p.m. on any week day.

McDonalds is offering discount coupons that will give you $5 off an adult admission or half-price children's admission with an adult admission.

First Responders' Day is October 13 - all first responders will get FREE admission + 3 family members admissions with their badge or ID.

Dr. Pepper Tuesdays - $6 admission with a Dr. Pepper product

North Texas Food Bank Wednesdays - $4 admission with 4 cans of food to donate to the food bank

Senior Thursday - All seniors get in FREE on Thursdays

Coca-Cola Thursday - $7 admission with a 20 oz. Coca Cola bottle

KISS-FM Friday - Download and print a coupon from the KISS- FM website to get in at the gate for $12.


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