Lots of food, fun and amusement
Monitor Staff Reports
TYLER–It’s time for the East Texas State Fair again, which will run Friday-Sunday, Sept. 19-Sept. 28 at the East Texas State Fairgrounds in Tyler.
Fair gates open at 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday.
Carnival and Midway opens at 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and at noon Saturday-Sunday.
Unlimited ride armbands are available. Armband sales stop one hour prior to closing.
Senior Day is Friday, Sept. 19, Student night for children kindergarten through 12th grade is Monday-Wednesday Sept. 22-24, and College Night is Saturday, Sept. 27.
The East Texas Fair offers plenty of activities, a variety of foods and entertainment for all ages.
Live concerts are at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
Performers include Lauren Alexander, Jerrod Niemann, Texas Rebellion, Jerrett Zoch, Coffey Anderson, Frank Foster, and JB and the Moonshine Band.
Children can enjoy a petting zoo, sand sculputing, a Wild About Monkeys show and much more.
Adults can enjoy the Budweiser Beer Garden, shopping at The Marketplace, and more.
Other attractions include an extreme high dive show, Wasde Henry, Cosmo Universal Art, Kachunga the Alligator show, AgriWorld and a musical showcase.
Livestock shows are set for Tuesday-Thursday, Sept. 23-25 and Saturday-Sunday Sept. 27-28.
Texas youth will be showing Boer goats as well as Beefalo, Belted Galloway, Herford and Limousin cattle.
The East Texas Fairgrounds are located at 2112 W. Front St. and can be reached at (903) 597-2501.