State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

State Fair of Texas officially canceled for 2020 season

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 7, 2020) The State Fair of Texas is officially canceled this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in North Texas. The State Fair of Texas Board of Directors made the decision to vote against opening the fair this year in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 […]

Springer Elementary student earns Reserve Grand Champion honors at State Fair livestock show

Springer Elementary student earns Reserve Grand Champion honors at State Fair livestock show

(ROCKWALL, TX — Oct. 7, 2016) Reid Watson, a fourth grader at Springer Elementary and a member of Rockwall County 4H, won Reserve Grand Champion, Saanen Junior Doe in the Pan-American Livestock Show with his Saanen doe Lady Frances at the State Fair of Texas! This was Reid’s first State Fair of Texas show and his […]

Rock Wall Chapter DAR, East Fork Trinity SAR welcome State Fair visitors to historic Continental House

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 6, 2015) Rock Wall Chapter member and Past Regent Peggy Atterberry joined other area Daughters of the American Revolution members and members of the East Fork Trinity Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) to welcome visitors at the Continental DAR House at the State Fair of Texas. Glenn Atterberry, member of […]

State Fair butter sculptor spreads artistic message

A ‘Fair-ly’ Unusual Occupation September 30, 2014 – From chicken fried baked potatoes to funnel cakes and corn dogs, there’s no doubt that food is a main attraction at the State Fair of Texas. But for those who prefer to steer clear of artery-clogging entrees, this year’s wild Mustang sculpture is a healthy way to enjoy […]

Rockwall FFA named Grand Champion at State Fair of Texas Agriculture Mechanics Show

Rockwall FFA named Grand Champion at State Fair of Texas Agriculture Mechanics Show

(ROCKWALL – October 21, 2013) Rockwall FFA was awarded Grand Champion of the 2013 State Fair of Texas Agriculture Mechanics Show with a 36′ hydraulic dove tail deck over float with air ride suspension trailer. The trailer was constructed by Rockwall-Heath High School 2013 graduate Tucker Doughty and Rockwall High School Junior Zach Thomasson. Will […]

Tips for making healthier choices at the State Fair of Texas

There’s still time to make it to the Texas State Fair, so here are some tips to help you make healthier choices! (October 14, 2013) When we think of the Texas State Fair, the last thing that comes to mind is healthy eating. With mounds of funnel cake and fried goodies galore it can be […]

Shannon Elementary students get a lesson in fun at State Fair

Big Memories with Big Tex (Rockwall ISD) October 8, 2012 – Carman Dennard, a sixth grade teacher at Shannon Elementary School, met up with some of her students at the State Fair of Texas on Rockwall ISD Fair Day. Standing with Big Tex are teacher Carman Dennard and students Molly Berry, McKinlee Reynolds, Sidney Harrison,  Daniel […]

Local freshman earns championship buckle at State Fair

Local freshman earns championship buckle at State Fair

(Dallas) September 29, 2012 – The 2012 State Fair of Texas kicked-off with a bang for Rockwall-Heath High School freshman, Sarah Boronkay, as she claimed the SFT 2012 Youth Ranch Sorting Championship at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas on September 16. Boronkay had an outstanding weekend placing 1st in the youth class along with 2nd […]

‘Bark at Fair Park’ during State Fair features dog kissing booth, adopt-a-thon

(Dallas) September 17, 2012 – DFW Rescue Me will host its second annual D.R. Horton America’s Builder Bark at Fair Park mega-marathon dog adoption event at the State Fair of Texas Sept. 28 – Oct. 21. This will be 24 consecutive days of rescued dogs available for adoption at the State Fair of Texas. Last year’s […]

Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Experience at State Fair of Texas

(Dallas) August 19, 2012 – A Texas-sized experiential exhibition, The Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Experience, will bring together Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, alumnae, fair-goers and Girl Scouts across the United States to celebrate Girl Scouts 100th anniversary year at the 2012 State Fair of Texas from Sept. 28 through Oct. 21 in Dallas. Created […]