The West Texas Fair and Rodeo is Coming to Abilene
The 2012 West Texas Fair and Rodeo begins Thursday, September 6th, with the traditional Sneak-a-Peak night and will run through Saturday, September 15th. This year fair goers can purchase a ‘Seasons Pass’ that’s good for the duration of the Fair and Rodeo. Some crowd favorites are back this year, like the Tractor Pull competition, the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack show and of course all the entertainers on the Outdoor stage.
New this year are the Celebrity Chef demonstrations that will be in the Round Building, the Miniature Hereford show which will be Wednesday, September 11th at 8:00 a.m. in the Griffin Arena. A couple of new acts that are scheduled to perform on the outdoor stage, are the Rankin Twins and No Justice, both will perform on the last night of the fair and rodeo.
The West Texas Fair and Rodeo
Sept. 6th thru Sept. 15th, 2012
Gates are open 8:00 a.m. till 11:00 p.m.
Seasons Pass $70.00
Sneak-A-Peak night Arm-bands are $20.00
Can-Tastic night get in free with 6 empty soda cans and $20.00 buys the armband.
Admission (Weekdays) is, $7 for adults, $4 for students K thru college
Admission (Weekends) is, $10 adults and $4 students K thru college
Gate admission will be charged beginning at 1:00 p.m. weekdays and 8:00 a.m. on weekends.
Sneak-A-Peak Thursday, Sept. 6th
College Night Friday, Sept. 7th
School Day Saturday, Sept. 8th
Family and School day Sunday, Sept. 9th
Military Day Tuesday, Sept. 11th (armbands available w/military I.D.)
Senior Citizen Day Wednesday, Sept. 12th
Can-tastic Night Thursday, Sept. 13th
Gates open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 11:00 p.m. daily. The Modern Living Mall and the Round Building are open from 11:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m. daily, except for Sunday opening at 1:00 p.m. closing at 10:00 p.m. and Wednesday open 9:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m.
The Display Building will be open from 1:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. daily, except for Saturday, Sept. 9th, Wednesday, Sept. 12th and Saturday, Sept. 15th open from 11:00 a.m. till 11:00 p.m.
With the Season Pass, West Texas Fair and Rodeo attendees will be able to enter and leave the events as many times as they like. It also comes with general admission entry into the PRCA Rodeo, which begins Tuesday night, Sept. 11th and runs through Saturday night, Sept. 15th, 2012.
For more information log onto the West Texas Fairs and Rodeo website, or call (325)-677-4376.