October 10, 2013
The legend of the State Fair of Texas is back! BIG TEX!!! Destroyed by fire last year the new Big Tex stands 55 feet tall and weighs 25,000 pounds. His cowboy boots are size 96 replicas of 1940s Lucchese boots displaying the Texas state flower (bluebonnet), bird (northern mockingbird), flag and Capitol. If you want a similar pair it will cost you $10,000! Welcome back Big Tex!