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​​How to Have a Safe Trip at the Texas State Fair


The gates of the historic Fair Park will be open from Sept. 27th to Oct. 20th, allowing for 24 days of fun-filled fair activities for the whole family. From fried foods to fair games to fun rides galore this place has it all, and it’s all there waiting for you to enjoy.

With all the excitement the fair brings, it’s also important to keep safety in mind to ensure that you and your friends and family have the most enjoyable and entertaining experience possible.

If you’re going to be one of the many thousands of people attending this year’s fair, know that though your safety and the safety of your fellow patrons is number one priority for the Dallas police, there will always be hazards out there for you to consider.

Amusement ride safety is one of those hazards. Last year, due to the flash fire that engulfed Big Tex, riders on the Stratosphere were left suspended almost 200 feet above ground for over two hours.

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