2011 Urban Foodies VIP State Fair Food Fest

On September 25, 2011, in Foodie Fun, by Bev Garvin


2011 Urban Foodies VIP State Fair Food Fest Co-Hosted by: Foodbitch & Urban Epicurious!


Main Front Entrance of Fair Park – Texas State Fair Grounds


Sunday, October 16th 2010 at 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

How Much:

$49 Per Person ***Must be Over Age 21***

Step Right Up & Get Your Ticket:

***Event Limited to ONLY 30 People***

You won’t want to go to the Texas State Fair on your own ever again! We’ll meet at the Front Main Entrance at the Dart Rail Fair Park Station (Perry Street) and embark on an amazing culinary adventure throughout the day as we hit all the MUST eats, the fried treats, and a few sweets along the way while learning about the history and culture of State Fair Food and Texas Wine on the 125th Anniversary of the State Fair of Texas! This Urban Foodie insider only VIP access is a rare and special treat being held for one day only, and is not available to the general public. We’ll have reserved VIP seating for the cooking demonstrations, get to meet the Chefs, and have special insider access to the people and food behind the scenes that make the State Fair so great as we eat our way through all the very BEST food the Texas State Fair has to offer.

Includes Admission, Food, Samples & Swag Bag:

1 Adult Admission to the Texas State Fair

Greg True – History of Fletcher’s Corny Dogs 20+ Years in the Making

Belgian Waffle

Reserved VIP Seating – Creative Arts Demonstrations

Joe Garza – Executive Pastry Chef, Adolphus Hotel / French Room

Smokey Johns BBQ – Turkey Legs, & Sausage

Ruth’s Tamales

Texas Tornado Taters

Most Creative Fried Food Winner – Fried Bubble Gum

Texas Wine Tour & Samples

Tiffany Derry – Executive Chef, NEW Private Social / Top Chef Finalist

Urban Foodies VIP Swag Bag

Urban Foodie Twitter Contest!

You KNEW we couldn’t throw an Urban Foodie event without a Twitter Contest! Be sure to bring your smart phone fully charged and ready to take pics, post & tweet all throughout the day. There will be PRIZES awarded for:

  1. Most Tweets
  2. Funniest Tweet/Comment
  3. BEST Picture Posted

To be eligible to win you must Follow @UrbanEpicurious on Twitter, “Like” us on Facebook and use the hashtags #UrbanFoodies & #EatBigTex in your posts!

Follow Our Tweets:

@UrbanEpicurious #UrbanFoodies #EatBigTex

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Getting To Fair Park:

Due to the number of people, it is recommended you arrive as close to 10:30 am as possible. We’ll meet at the State Fair Main/Front Gate Entrance (Dart Fair Park Station) and will go in PROMPTLY at 11:00 am.

TIP: A Dart Rail Day Pass is only $4 – Check out the Dart Rail System Map for a convenient route for you. Take the Green Line to the Fair Park Station it will drop you off right at our meeting place!

Fair Park Station

Click here for a station location map. Use your browser back button to return to DART.org. View more about accessibility information.

Parry Avenue and Exposition Avenue
(3710 Parry Avenue, Dallas 75226 – Mapsco 46K)

Tips For A Fun Day:

Bring plenty of cash, although there are a few ATM machines on inside the Fair Grounds, you’ll want to make sure you have plenty of cash on hand for any incidentals, if you want to purchase additional tickets for drinks, rides, etc. Make sure your phone is fully charged. There will be plenty of amazing photo opportunities, if you’re a shutterbug and want to bring a camera, it never hurts to have an extra fully charged battery on hand. Come prepared for LOTS of walking and wear comfortable shoes. The weather is usually nice for the fair, sunscreen is always a good idea since we’ll be outside a good part of the day, and sometimes its nice to have a sweater or light jacket at night. Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the park. The Fair Grounds are open till Midnight if you want to stay afterward to enjoy the rides on the Midway.

The Fine Print:

The Urban Foodies VIP State Fair Food Fest is for adults only, you MUST be over age 21 to attend. This event is limited to ONLY 30 people and tickets will be sold on a first come basis. All sales are final, tickets purchased are not eligible for refund. Schedule, Sponsors and Prizes subject to change without notice.

Be sure to be on time – we will enter the gates PROMPTLY at 11:00 am. Due to the number of people, we will not be able to stop the tour to meet you back at the front gates once the tour is underway.

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