Friday September 28, 2012
Opening weekend of the State Fair of Texas is officially here and we don’t know about you, but we couldn’t be more excited! The State Fair is an age old tradition for many residents here in the DFW Metroplex. It’s an event that that brings people together for family fun, great food and plenty of adventure.On an even more exciting note, it’s Big Tex’s 60th birthday this year! When you pass by the Texas-sized statue, make sure to give him a special birthday shout out! It’s no secret that one of the main attractions at the State Fair of Texas each and every year is the crazy food! Cooks have managed to deep-fry just about everything imaginable- some recipes are a stretch even for the bravest palettes!Here are the2012 winning deep-fried foods:Best Taste- Deep Fried JambalayaMost Creative- Fried Bacon Cinnamon Roll Here are the other2012 featured fried foods:Chicken Fried Cactus Bites, Deep Fried Divine Chocolate Tres Leches Cake, Deep Fried Mac-N-Cheese SliderFried Mexican Fire CrackersFried Pork WingPicnic on a StickThis year the State Fair of Texas will be open from September 28, 2012 to October 21, 2012. For ticket information and pricing and to prepurchase your tickets,visit the online ticket center.Don’t get overwhelmed by the amount of things there are to do and see- take a look at theState Fair of Texas Map & Guidebefore you go so you can plan out your day!For more information on the State Fair of Texas 2012,visit www.bigtex.com.Need driving directions? Here is thephysical address:State Fair of Texas3921 Martin Luther King Blvd.Dallas, Texas 75210Tell us- what fried food are you excited to try this year?