Taste of the Fair 2021

East Texas State Fair

The East Texas State Fair will be hosting Taste of The Fair beginning Thursday, May 20th. The event will feature many of Tyler’s fair food favorites. Including fair classics such as corn dogs, funnel cakes, and turkey legs, as well as local favorites like the tamale slammer, volcano fries, smoked meatloaf, peach puppies, elote, and much more! This is the third and final off-season fair food event according to fair officials, and is set to be the biggest one yet. Featuring over 60 different menu items from a variety of vendors.

The food event will be located on the East Texas State Fairgrounds and will be open from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. The event runs from Thursday, May 20th through Sunday, May 23rd and again Thursday May 27th through Sunday May 30th.

Tickets are not required for the event as there is no admission charge and parking is free.

Here’s what you can look forward to: 


Jumbo Corn Dogs
Jumbo Cheeseburger
Hot Dogs
Texas-Sized Turkey Legs
Smoked Meatloaf Sandwich
Cowboy Mignon
Tamale Slammer
Pulled Pork Sanwich
Fajita Wrap
Smokin’ Spaghetti
Texas-Sized Stuffed Potato
Redneck Taco
Smoked Chicken
Smokin’ Burger
Fire Poker Wrap


Boudin Balls
Ribbon Fries
Loaded Fries
Volcano Fries
Potato Salad
Cowboy Beans
Brisket Nachos
Baked Potato

Sweet Treats: 

Funnel Cake
Double-Decker Funnel Cake
Loaded Funnel Cake
Candied Apples
Carmel Apples
Cotton Candy
Fried Oreos
Peach Puppies
Frozen Bananas
Dipped Cheesecake
Fried Snickers
Fried Twinkies

The East Texas State Fairgrounds are located at 2112 West Front Street in Tyler.

For more information, contact the East Texas State Fair office at 903-597-2501 or email info@etstatefair.com.

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