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OK to carry in Fair Park (Dallas / DFW)?

Discussion in 'Lone Star Glockers' started by Keoking, Jul 12, 2007.


  1. Keoking

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    I've seen the answer in at least a couple of threads, but it looks that they've been purged. Is it ok to CCW in Fair Park? No metal detectors or pat downs?
     
  2. RadioHack

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    Do you mean during the State Fair or a specific event? If it’s just to visit one of the Museums or the Music Hall, then you're fine.
    There are a few old non-30.06 compliant signs around at the gates and a few of the buildings, but nothing to stop a CHL’er in the peaceful pursuit of concealability.

    Just avoid the businesses in the area, ESPECIALLY the filling stations, they are just crime scenes-in-waiting. Plenty of places to eat and get what you need just a mile or so up the road in Deep Ellum (daylight hours only), or if it’s after dark…….ahhh, Plano, McKinney anywhere far North of this dignity-challenged area.

    If you have any concerns about a specific location in the Fair Park Campus, let me know and I’ll check it out for you.
     

  3. chadster1

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    I have carried during the State fair. I would think that any other time would be ok as well.

    The Fort Worth Stock Show is posted 30.06. Go figure.
     
  4. rattfink1

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    Fair Park is owned by the City of Dallas, they cannot restrict carry per Texas Law. It is a pain to carry during the Fair becuase they take down you license information and make you wait for a supervisor, however it is definately possible as my wife and I have done it multiple times.