One year after being destroyed by fire, ‘Big Tex’ is back looking over the State Fair of Texas.
The new Big Tex was officially introduced to fairgoers on Friday afternoon, but there were some initial kinks in his first words. It took a couple of attempts to hear him clearly, but in the end he was back, welcoming Texans to the state fair.
The new extra-large cowboy is bigger than ever, complete with new Texas-themed cowboy boots. The attire addition had some people scratching their heads.
“I don’t think a lot of them, but there’s not much we can do about it now,” fair attendee Steve Farrar said.
No matter what people thought of Big Tex’s new wardrobe, many said it was good just to have the big guy back at the fair.