Saturday, October 29, 2022



I've lived in the U.S now for 6 years and 2 weeks ago was my first time attending the Texas State Fair. Once I got there, I finally agreed with the statement that everything is bigger in Texas because the rides were big, the shows were big and the food was even bigger. There was so much to see and do that by the time we were back home, everything from my knees down felt like I had just returned from war! LOL! Don't judge me!!

One of the popular main attractions was taking pictures with Big Tex - a larger than life realistic looking statue that I guess is the embodiment of the earlier saying that Everything Is Indeed Bigger in Texas. There were crowds of people taking photos around so I clearly took the opportunity to take a few myself.

There were so many food, drink and dessert vendors that deciding what to eat was an actual struggle but on hearing about the size of the turkey legs, I knew I had to see and try one for myself. When I tell you that thing was HUGE, I'm not kidding. It cost $20, was almost the size of my head (and I have a pretty big noggin) but it tasted great even though it was a struggle to finish. I could barely walk afterwards but I had no choice because had I not done that, it would have been sweet dreams right in the middle of the food court for me 😄.

With a wide array of stalls, rides, activities for the kids, shows and plenty to eat, the fair had no shortage of fun things to see and do. 


If you have never been, my advise is to dress comfortably. Wear shoes that are comfortable to walk in because you will be doing a lot of that as well as clothes that are complementary to the weather, It was slightly cold on this day hence my outfit but I was warm, comfortable and fashionable of course 😉.


If you are attending with kids, you will need to make sure you've got enough to get tokens/tickets for rides and games. There was also a petting zoo with a ton of animals that the kids enjoyed petting and feeding and the feed cost between $1 and $5 depending on the quantity so keep that in mind if it's something you want your kids to do or you know they will enjoy.

The food is also another thing to put into consideration if you plan on going to the fair because everything cost a little more and most people come with their own drinks or snacks to save cost and just simply buy one or the other at the fair.

One of my favorite shows to see was the Pig Race! I highly recommend!! Funny, entertaining and incredibly cute to watch for sure.

All in all, it was a fun day out for me and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Although I did not get on any rides because I don't like to play with my life like but it was a good time out with my family! The kids had a blast and that's what counts!!



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