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Texas Tech Centennial


Event Details

Texas Tech will bring its Centennial celebration to the State Fair of Texas where the university will have an exhibit on display at the Hall of State Building. The exhibition will focus on Texas Tech's first 100 years, including its history, traditions, and the heritage of its unique Spanish Renaissance architecture. The exhibit will also showcase significant achievements in athletics and will place a spotlight on Tech's most impressive and influential people.


September 29 – October 22, 2023

Fair Operating Hours

Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Centennial Exhibit Hours

Daily: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Starlight Parade, October 6

The Goin' Band from Raiderland, Texas Tech Cheer, Texas Tech Pom, Raider Red, and the Masked Rider will take part in the Starlight Parade on Friday, October 6. The Starlight Parade makes its way through Fair Park and will step off at 7:15 p.m.

State Fair Tickets

Information on ticket prices can be found here. Admission to the Texas Tech Centennial Exhibit is included in the price of your admission to the fair.


Hall of State Building at Fair Park, site of the State Fair of Texas.


3809 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX



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