Fair Park

Fair Park has been home to the State Fair of Texas for well over a century and is a National Historic Landmark.  Located in this 277-acre beautifully landscaped complex two miles east of downtown Dallas, is the Smirnoff Music Centre, Cotton Bowl Stadium, The Science Place, Dallas Aquarium, Centennial Hall, Omnimax Theater, Hall of State, The Texas Discovery Garden (formerly the Civic Garden Center), Age of Steam Railroad Exhibit, Museum of Natural History, Music Hall, Fair Park Coliseum, Video Association of Dallas, exhibit buildings, and amusement ride midway.  Featured at the park is the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco-style architecture, the Leonhardt Lagoon, Texas Vietnam Memorial and Smith Fountain, and the Texas Star Ferris wheel.  The Texas Star Ferris wheel is the tallest Ferris wheel in North America at 212 feet.

From Sherman-Plano-Richardson
Take U.S. 75 (North Central Expressway) South toward Downtown Dallas. Take exit 284A to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana), then take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Austin-Waco
Take Interstate 35E North to Downtown Dallas. Take exit 428B to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana), then take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Fort Worth-Abilene-Weatherford
Take Interstate 30 East to Dallas. Follow the signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana. After you pass Downtown Dallas, take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Denton-Lewisville-Gainesville
Take Interstate 35E South to Downtown Dallas and exit 427E. Immediately after taking the exit, move to one of the left two lanes which will put you on Interstate 30, Eastbound. Follow the signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana. After you pass Downtown Dallas, take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Houston-Huntsville-Corsicana
Take Interstate 45 North to exit 284A. Move to the right lane and follow the signs for Interstate 30 East. Take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Texarkana-Greenville-Rockwall
Take Interstate 30 West toward Downtown Dallas. Take exit 49B and follow directions to Fair Park.

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