State Fair of Texas
September 30th – October 23rd
3921 Martin Luther King Blvd, Dallas 75210
Cost: Adults: $16.00; Children under 48″ tall $12.00; Seniors $12.00
It is time again for the great State Fair of Texas. The fun begins this weekend and runs through October 23rd. Enjoy carnival style rides, taste a bouquet of foods including fried bubble gum see the all the newest cars on display, enjoy great concerts and more. Don’t your picture taken in front of Big Tex. Looking for discounts? Visit these links to help you save money on your visit to the State Fair.
2011 State Fair Discount List; Fridays at the Fair.
The Fort Worth Music Festival
September 30 & October 1, 2011
Will Rogers Memorial Center Lawn
$5 Advance Tickets purchased online; $10 at the gate; Kids 12 and under Free
Head out and enjoy this two-day, all-ages music, art and culinary festival Join some of the best names in national, regional and local music scene at the Fort Worth Music Fest Sept. 30 & Oct. 1. Held on the tree-lined lawn of the Will Rogers Memorial Center, the Festival is a celebration of Fort Worth’s rich and diverse musical heritage. 2 days of non-stop music featuring 20 acts on 2 stages, cooking classes by area chefs, artworks for sale by area artists and groovy gear by local vendors make up the 2011 Fort Worth Music Festival. Doors open at 4 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Check out the musical lineup here.
Goodguys 14th Lone Star Nationals – Texas Motor Speedway
September 29, 30 & October 1
Fri-Sat. 8:00am – 5:00pm & Sun. 8:00am – 3:00pm
Texas Motor Speedway, Ft. Worth, TX
General admission: $15, Seniors (60+) $12, Kids (7-12) $6 and 6 and under are free. Free spectator parking is available
The Goodguys 14th Lone Star Nationals, part of the 2006 Goodguys Event Series will feature over 2,000 1972 & earlier hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars, street machines & trick trucks. In addition to the giant car show, the event will showcase manufacturer exhibits and commercial displays both inside the garage buildings and outside, a used auto parts swap meet and cars for sale area, nostalgia entertainment, NASCAR-style rides by Team Texas on Friday and Saturday, model & pedal car expo, featured vehicle display areas on Saturday, Boyd Coddington’s Pro’s Picks, track cruise on Saturday night for event participants, kids area and lots of fun for the entire family.