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An Upscale But Never Uptight Dallas Fair Park Hotel

Stay at the upscale but never uptight Cambria Dallas Downtown during your 2019 excursion to the State Fair of Texas! With an unbeatable location and modern accommodations in a historic Dallas building, you'll have all the ingredients for a bonafide Texan experience. Plus, the hotel is just two miles from Fair Park and a four-minute walk from the DART Green Line!

Whether you're most excited for the food, auto show, or live music, you won't find a better home base than Cambria Dallas Downtown - where everybody is somebody!

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Boutique State Fair Accommodations

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Experience the perfect blend of boutique amenities and vintage Art Deco style at Cambria Dallas Downtown! Located in the recently-restored Tower Petroleum Building, Cambria Dallas Downtown features all the must-haves for an unforgettable state fair stay:

  • Pillow Top Bedding
  • Oversized Spa Bathroom with Walk-In Shower
  • Fast, Free, and Reliable WiFi
  • RoomioTV for Streaming from Personal Devices
  • In-Room Coffee Maker & Mini-Fridge
  • Restored Art Deco Design & Accents
  • Texas-Inspired Dining at Petro Bar & Bistro
  • On-Site Convenience Store for Last-Minute Supplies
  • TechnoGym Fitness Center to Work Off that Fair Food
  • Classic, Art Deco Style in One of the City's Most Historic Buildings

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Just Two Miles from Fair Park

A 7-Minute Drive or 15-Minute DART Ride

Getting to the State Fair of Texas is quick, easy, and convenient when you stay at Cambria Dallas Downtown! Not only will be a short, seven-minute drive to Fair Park, the hotel is also a four-minute walk to the DART Green Line, which takes you directly to the fairgrounds.

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  • Driving Time: 7 Minutes
  • Rideshare Fare: $8.25
  • Hotel Parking: Included When You Book the Stay and Play Package!
  • Distance to DART: 0.2 Miles, a 4-Minute Walk
  • DART Travel Time: 4 Stops, 10 Minutes
  • DART Fare: $5.00 for a Daily Pass

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Stay in a Texas Landmark

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Cambria Dallas Downtown creates a truly unique Texan experience unlike anywhere else in the city. Located in the historic Tower Petroleum Building, the hotel has been a central component of the Dallas skyline and features restored Art Deco grandeur that evokes decades of Texas history.

Texas-Inspired Dining

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The on-site Petro Bar & Bistro embraces all things local. With modern takes on Lone Star classics, a half-dozen Texas-brewed beers, and a classic Dallas atmosphere, Petro offers the perfect place to grab a meal before or after the state fair. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner - and the bar is open daily until midnight.

Things to Do at the State Fair of Texas

There's so much to do and see at the State Fair of Texas! As you plan your visit to Fair Park, we recommend planning a two-day itinerary to see, taste, and experience everything the nation's oldest state fair has to offer!

Take a Selfie with Big Tex

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Everything is bigger in Texas - including the warm greetings! As you enter Fair Park, Big Tex, the fair's iconic, 55-foot tall mascot will greet you with his unmistakable hat, boots, and buckle. Get a picture with Big Tex, share it on Instagram, and begin your unforgettable day at the State Fair of Texas!

Check Out the Texas Auto Show

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You don't need to be a gearhead to enjoy the exciting, interactive Texas Auto Show! Included with admission to the fair, the auto show gives you a first look at the latest makes and models, sneak peaks at unique concept cars, and lets you sit in the industry's latest and greatest in the Truck Zone.

Cheer on the Longhorns

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In Texas, college football is a way of life - and the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium is located in the heart of the fairgrounds. If you plan to attend the fair on a Saturday, put on your burnt orange, cheer on the Longhorns, and experience the unparalleled energy of Texas football!

Eat, Eat, and Eat Some More

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Nothing says state fair quite like infections aromas and nostalgic flavors of crispy, crunchy fair fare. Corny Dogs are essential to the Fair Park experience, but you'll also find savory fried Twinkies, sweet treats, wine tasting, demonstrations from nationally-acclaimed celebrity chefs, and countless other Texas classics.

Sing Along With Your Favorite Band

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The Lone Star State may have perfected the art of western swing, but the Texas state fair features an eclectic lineup of national and local acts. Free with the price of admission, performances from the country's top rock, pop, country, Tejano, and hip-hop artists transform an already incredible state fair experience into a regional destination. To find out who's playing this year, check out the State Fair of Texas's official concert lineup.

Celebrate Your Texan Pride

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With a storied history, poetic landscapes, rich culture, and world-class barbecue, Texas Pride is real. Whether you're riding the Ferris Wheel with your kids, participating in the livestock show, or just checking out the State Fair of Texas during your first trip to Dallas, you'll find a sense of hospitality, excitement, and fun unlike anywhere else!

Check out our historic Texas accommodations and start planning your trip to the oldest (and best!) state fair in the country!

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Cambria Dallas Downtown
1907 Elm Street,
Dallas, TX 75201


(214) 220-2900

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