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Fair Park Dallas

Fair Park Dallas

1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75210
(214) 670-8400
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Fair Park is Dallas' largest cultural center, and an historical treasure of national importance. Established in 1880, Fair Park is owned and operated by the City of Dallas and has nearly 300 acres of museums, exhibit facilities, and park areas; alone, it rivals many cities in its diverse selection of meeting venues.

Facilities available for use range from the 71,000-seat Cotton Bowl to the 130-seat Margo Jones Theater. In between these are a coliseum, music hall, two outdoor amphitheaters, and exhibit facilities that can be configured for a variety of uses. Expansive exhibit halls built for the 1936 Texas Centennial Celebration comprise the largest collection of Art Deco buildings in the United States.

Fair Park hosts a wide variety of annual public events, including the largest State Fair in the nation, the Heart of Dallas Bowl football game, and the Dallas Summer Musicals.

Millions visit Fair Park's Art Deco-styled complex each year for its remarkable collection of cultural attractions and entertainment venues.

Just two miles east of downtown, 277-acre park is the largest historical landmark in Texas. Since 1886, Fair Park has been the site of the State Fair of Texas, the largest state fair in the United States. Fair Park is home to eight museums, an IMAX Theater, a planetarium, The Dallas Aquarium, The Cotton Bowl, an outdoor amphitheater, Music Hall at Fair Park (Broadway shows, ballet, opera), and over one-hundred special events and cultural festivals each year.

  • Distance to American Airlines Center (miles): 2.85
  • Overview: Fair Park is the only intact and unaltered pre-1950s world fair site remaining in the United States - with an extraordinary collection of 1930s art and architecture. In 1936, Texas celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Texas Republic with a world's fair in Dallas. Today, the 227-acre park and its cultural, education and sports facilities play host to more than seven million annual visitors. It is also recognized as one of the most significant sites in the world for Art Deco architecture. Home of the Cotton Bowl Stadium and the Coliseum, Fair Park also offers two other venues for sports - the Automotive Building and Centennial Hall.
  • multiuse sq footage: 178000
  • Amenities: Production offices Art Deco exteriors and monuments Home to the State Fair of Texas in October

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Automobile Building X   34     84500.00     8000     3060     6000     7600  
Centennial Hall X   32     94500.00     5600     2800     2800     5600  
Coliseum X   50     2800.00     9552         1700      
Cotton Bowl X       72000.00     7200              
Craft Village X       13000.00                  
Creative Arts Building X   14     17000.00                  
Food & Fiber Pavilion X   20     25000.00     2000         15000     2000  
Grand Place X   10     50000.00     4500     1925     2600     4000  
Tower Building X   16     40000.00     3500     1470     2200     3000  
Hall of State X           500     500     500     1000  
Embarcadero Building X   15     27000.00     2200     513         2000  
Esplanade X       189000.00             1650     15000  

Day 1 Dallas

A new exciting event is coming New Year’s Day 2016. Day 1 Dallas is a family fair specifically designed for children and families to celebrate New Year’s Day together. This kid-friendly celebration will feature interactive activities, performances by nationally known entertainers, a spectacular fireworks show... more

Canstruction 2015

September 25, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Fair Park Dallas

Category: Free

Canstruction 2015 will be on display in the Science Museum located at Fair Park, during the State Fair of Texas. Canstruction is a design/build competition between local Architectural/Engineering/Construction firms, using canned goods to create gravity defying structures. At the end of the fair, all structures will be ... more

State Fair of Texas 2015

September 25, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Fair Park Dallas

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Get ready for this year's 24-day showcase of entertainment, exhibits and competition presented in historic Fair Park. more

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