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Big Tex is back and ready for start of state fair

Big Tex, State Fair of Texas back for 2021
Posted at 8:43 AM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 09:44:55-04

DALLAS, Texas — The iconic cowboy statue Big Texas is ready to welcome visitors to the State Fair of Texas later this week.

The 55-foot statue was lifted by creane into his place at "Big Tex" circle on Friday.

The state fair was canceled in 2020, but it's back on for this year.

The fair opens in Dallas on Friday and will run through Oct. 17.