It's time for the 2019 West Texas Fair and Rodeo, September 5th thru the 14th. This year's theme "Get Your Fair On" is a play on words from the old saying "Get Your Game On." As seen in this years fair poster below,

The 2019 West Texas Fair and Rodeo will operate Sunday-Thursday 8am-10pm and Friday and Saturday 8am-11pm. The West Texas fairgrounds are located at theTaylor County Expo Center at 1700 Highway 36 in southeast Abilene.

Cost to get in is $8 on weekdays (free before 1:00pm), $11 on weekends, $4 for students K-College & children under 5 Free. Your fair admission will get you into the rodeo, however reserved seats are $15 Tues-Thurs and $20 Fri & Sat.

Ride tickets are only $1 each or a strip of 24 tickets is only $20. Daily carnival ride armbands are $30 or $80 for a season pass. All West Texas Fair and Rodeo tickets are available online here.

Military and their families get in free daily with I.D. (active or retired) and discounted armbands are available at the ITT office on base. Sneak-A-Peek is Thursday 9-5-2019 from 5pm-10pm and armbands are $30 each. On "Can-tastic Night" (Thursday September 12th) gain free admission w/6- empty Coca Cola product cans & $30 will buy and armband (Sponsored by Coca-Cola).

Special attractions includes the Hot Rod Tractor Pull  and pig races. The rodeo runs Sept. 10th thru the 15th with nightly performances at 7:30pm. Gene Watson will perform live on the outdoor H-E-B Stage at 9:15pm Wednesday Sept. 11th.

Passes and tickets are all available at the gate or online or charge by phone at (325)-677-4376. For more information check out

Complete schedule and ticket prices here.

Photo By: Rochelle Johnson/WTFR