It's time for the 2021 West Texas Fair and Rodeo, and this year promises more excitement and fun for everyone. Get ready to kick things off with "Sneak-A-Peak" night on Thursday, September 9th. There will be wristbands that will allow you to ride all the rides, all you want, all night long. Plus a list of events for ten days straight.

The carnival ride tickets are just $1 for a single ride ticket, Kiddie rides require 2-4 tickets, and all other rides require 3 to 5 tickets per ride. The armbands for sneak-A-Peak on Thursday, Sept. 9th are only $30 per wristband. You can get your tickets and wristbands in advance.

Daily carnival wristbands to ride all the rides are only $35 per day or a 'Season Carnival Pass' (unlimited rides & grounds admission) is $100. The carnival midway will be open from 5 PM until 11 PM Monday through Friday and 1 PM until 11 PM on both Saturday and Sunday.

On "Can-tastic Night" (Thursday, September 16th) gain free admission w/6- empty Coca-Cola product cans & $30 will buy an armband. Special attractions this year will include the Tractor Pull and pig races. The rodeo performances begin at 7:30 PM. Live entertainment will be performed on the outdoor H-E-B Stage nightly.

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Plus this year's PRCA rodeo promises more excitement with nightly performances on September 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, and 18th from 7:30 PM till 11 PM in the Taylor Telecom Arena. Rodeo Tickets (Includes Grounds Admission) are $15 for reserved balcony seating and only $6 per person ages 2 years old to college. Reserved box seating is $20 for all ages.

“We are making sure that we all, practice safety standards for everyone's benefit and safety. We will continue to monitor the local, state, and national health standards as well.”
Taylor County Expo General Manager Rochelle Johnson

The 2021 West Texas Fair and Rodeo is located at the Taylor County Expo Center at 1700 Highway 36 in southeast Abilene. Passes and tickets are all available at the gate or online or charge by phone at (325)-677-4376. For more information check out

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Photo by: Taylor County Expo/Rochelle Johnson
Photo by: Taylor County Expo/Rochelle Johnson


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