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General

Fair Park Coliseum is an 8,513-seat multi-purpose arena in Dallas, Texas on the Texas State Fair Park grounds. Since its inception it has served as the primary indoor venue at the fairgrounds, not only during the actual fair but during the off season.

Some of the permanent acts included the Dallas Chaparrals (Now San Antonio Spurs) from their first season in 1967 until they moved to San Antonio in 1973; Dallas Black Hawks and Dallas Freeze of the Central Hockey League the former calling the coliseum home from 1967 to 1982 and the latter calling it home from 1992 to 1992.

One off events, and annual events have included the F1's 1984 Dallas Grand Prix; The first National Finals Rodeo, in 1959;Cowboys of Color Black Invitational Rodeo and the Lipizzaner horse shows. Musical acts that have cycled in include rock stars from Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jethro Tull to Pantera and Nirvana.


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