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Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo guide

The honest will start Friday, and runs till Sunday, Oct. 2. Tickets are on sale now.

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — It’s that point of the year once more! The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo is again for its 86th year of enjoyable, meals and festivities. 

The honest will start Friday and runs till Sunday, Oct. 2. Tickets are on sale now.

EDITORIAL NOTE: The above video is from the 2021 Fort Bend County Fair and Parade.

This year’s theme is known as: “Generations of Champions.”

You can anticipate every part from a various leisure lineup to a championship BBQ contest. 

Click here to view the full calendar of events. 

Fort Bend County Fair Parade

The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo parade kicks off the annual occasion. 

The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Friday. The route will begin on the Historic Court House in Richmond and head west down Highway 90-A to Jennetta Street in Rosenberg.

The Parade could have about 200 entries, corresponding to floats, horse-drawn wagons, vintage automobiles, path rides, and marching bands. 

This year, Fort Bend County mayors will lead the parade route. 

Fair and ticket data

General admission tickets embrace entry to the rodeo, live shows and extra. General admission tickets DO NOT embrace carnival rides. 

  • Sept. 23: 10 a.m. to midnight 
  • Sept. 24: 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Sept. 25: Noon to Midnight:
  • Sept. 26: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sept. 27: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sept. 28: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Sept. 29: 5 p.m. to midnight
  • Sept. 30: 5 p.m. to midnight
  • Oct. 1: 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. 
  • Oct. 2: Noon to eight p.m.
  • Season cross tickets: $40
  • Adults: $15 on the gate or $12 on-line plus a $2 payment
  • Children 6-11: $5
  • Children 5 and below: Free

Students are free on the primary and final day of the honest.

Carnival

The carnival will open a day earlier than the honest on Thursday. Remember, common admission tickets don’t embrace carnival rides. 

  • Sept. 22: 6p.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Sept. 23: 10 a.m. to midnight 
  • Sept. 24: Noon to 1 a.m.
  • Sept. 25: Noon to 11 p.m.
  • Sept. 26: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sept. 27: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sept. 28: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Sept. 29: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
  • Sept. 30: 5 p.m. to midnight
  • Oct. 1: Noon to midnight  
  • Oct. 2: Noon to 7 p.m.

Entertainment lineup

  • Sept, 23 – Giovannie & the Hired Guns
  • Sept. 24 – Kevin Fowler
  • Sept. 25 – Secretto
  • Sept. 28 – Carson Jeffrey
  • Sept. 29 – Jon Stork
  • Sept. 30 – Shenandoah
  • Oct. 1 – Sammy Kershaw
  • Oct. 2 – Bellamy Brothers

Other occasions

  • Livestock reveals: There can be 12 livestock reveals that may run throughout honest days, together with swine, lamb, goat, turkey, broiler, roaster, steer, rabbit, scramble heifer, business halter heifers, pen of two heifers, and bucket calf. 
  • Fair Queen Contest: Nearly a dozen younger women between the ages of 15 and 19 will compete within the Fair Queen Scholarship Contest. The winner can be topped on Friday.
  • BBQ cookoff: More than 65 cook-off groups can be competing for the grand prize. The cook-off will run from Sept. 30 via Oct. 1. 
  • Ag-Tivity Barn
  • Petting Zoo
  • Mutton Bustin  
  • Jr Royalty Pageants
  • Student Fun Day  
  • Pet Show 

About the honest

The first Fort Bend County Fair was held in 1933. It has grown into one of many largest and most profitable gala’s within the state of Texas, in accordance with its web site.

In 1979, the honest established a program to offer Fort Bend County college students with scholarships to Texas schools and universities. To date, greater than 800 scholarships have been awarded. 

This year, the Fort Bend County Fair Association has dedicated greater than $1.4 million to Fort Bend college students via scholarships and honest auctions this previous year.

Check out highlights from last year’s fair below:

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