The Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo is returning to tradition with a few changes due to the recommendations of County Officials and the recent uptick of the Delta Variant of COVID. Nine events will not be returning until 2022, including the Parade, Jr Royalty Pageants, Senior Citizen’s Day, Student Fun Day, Diaper Derby, Exceptional Rodeo, Pet Show, Stick Horse Rodeo, and Children’s Tractor Pull. “The Fair being a county facility and in order for us to have our fair, these were the recommendations that allows us to move forward,” says Fort Bend County Fair Association’s Fair President, Brian Graeber.
Several safety measures to mitigate COVID will be in place. Extra hand washing and sanitizing stations will be available. Most of the fair’s event are outdoors in over 80 plus acres. Certain indoor county owned buildings will have recommendations for facial coverings. Additional protocols will be implemented for other attractions throughout the fairgrounds.
The Fair board, committees, and staff are on full throttle, getting ready for the Fair’s 10-day run. Livestock shows, live concerts, shopping and food vendors, rodeo action, and the carnival will be up and running on opening day.
The fair will run from Friday, September 24th to October 3rd. Tickets are on sale now or for more information, go to fortbendcountyfair.com.