I spent Sunday with Big Tex (and my parents) and had a ton of fun. Lots of fried food, interesting people and exhibits, and a special surprise - Oprah was there!
Fletcher's Corny Dogs
Sweet Jalapeno Fried Corndog Shrimp
Fried Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
and all kinds of free samples.
Trick dog show
Food and Fiber Pavilion samples and exhibits
An old-time salon carved from butter
Pirates of the Caribbean dive show
Birds of the World show
Oprah and Gail with a large camera crew and parade of police officers
Marine Drum and Bugle Corp
Animals on exhibit
a LONG line for fried butter and lots more.
A few photos...