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South Texas State Fair & Rodeo

May 20-30, 2021

The YMBL South Texas State Fair & Rodeo brings thousands of visitors to Beaumont each spring with food, entertainment, and, of course, carnival rides. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) showcases the country's top cowboys and cowgirls at the YMBL Championship Rodeo while locals present their masterpieces at the School Art, Quilt and Photo Show. There's a Livestock & Poultry Show as well as a Youth Animal Auction, Kids Fun Zone and more.

Held annually at the Ford Park Entertainment Complex, the fairgrounds are filled to near capacity with over 250 booths dishing out exotic and intriguing dishes made for easy eating on the go - funnel cakes, cheesecake-on-a-stick, pork-kabobs, rabbit-on-a-stick, fried alligator, fried pickles and more.  

The South Texas State Fair has implemented the following safety guidelines to attend the upcoming 2021 fair:

  • Strongly recommend all guests wear a facemask to attend.
  • Follow all directional signage that accommodates for a socially distanced capable environment.
  • Frequently use the hand sanitizing stations that will be readily accessible throughout the fairgrounds.
  • Be considerate of others around you and follow social distancing protocols.
  • Adherence to the guidelines to assist in their efforts to present a safe and successful fair.

COVID-19 Exposure is an inherent risk in any public locations where people are present: Guests should only attend after evaluating their own health risks.

The South Texas State Fair cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.

Purchase of a ticket, pass or ride armband and entry on to the South Texas State Fairgrounds constitutes your understanding of these risks and you willingness to undertake the risk of exposure. No refunds will be given following your entry on to the Fairgrounds.

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