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State Fair of Texas
The State Fair of Texas is an annual state fair held in Dallas, Texas. The fair season usually begins towards the end of September and ends in the middle of October. The fair is held at the historic Fair Park where it has been held since 1886. Big Tex, a 52-foot tall cowboy, has been the symbol of the fair since his introduction in 1952.
It is estimated that the fair brings in about $350 million dollars to the Dallas economy.
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