The YMBL South Texas State Fair March 21st - 31st

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Ticket specials

Today (3/21/19):Admission is free to anyone who attends opening ceremonies.

Sunday:H-E-B Fair Share for Hunger Sunday. Fairgoers get free admission if they bring six non-perishable H-E-B product can foods to donate to the Southeast Texas Food bank.

Monday:Flint Hills Resources $1 night. Admission is $1 with a coupon from . All carnival rides are $2.

Tuesday:Education First Family Fun Night. Admission is free with a coupon from Coupon holders can purchase a Carnival Americana wristbands for $20.

Wednesday:$2 Ride Night.

March 28:Military and First Responders Appreciation Night. Active, retired, reserve military, National Guard and disabled veterans and their dependents receive free admission with a valid military ID.

March 31:Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Cantastic Sunday. Patrons who bring an empty six-pack of Coca-Cola or Dr Pepper are admitted free and can purchase carnival ride wristbands for $20. The cans will be donated to charity.

Ford Exhibit Hall

The fair's exhibit hall plays host to a car and boat show and an upscale indoor vendor market.

Today:6-10 p.m.

Friday:5-11 p.m.

Saturday:Noon-11 p.m.

Sunday:Noon-10 p.m.

March 28:5-10 p.m.

March 29:5-11 p.m.

March 30:Noon-11 p.m.

March 31:Noon-8 p.m.

H-E-B Kids Fun Zone

Ford Pavilion will feature rides, games and food for younger attendees. The Fun Zone will include a petting zoo with camel and pony rides for $6 per ride. The Southwest Dairy Museum Mobile Classroom will be offering a demonstration of the mechanical milking process.

Carnival Americana Midway

Fairgoers can enjoy their favorite rides — Alien Abduction, any one? — on this year's midway. Fort Worth-based Carnival Americana will provide the carnival midway again this year with more than 40 rides.

Cost:Rides require two to five tickets; individual tickets are $1; unlimited-ride wristbands are $35.

Harold Engstrom Memorial Special Kids Rodeo

This annual event is a special rodeo performance for mentally or physically challenged children. It takes place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today before the fair opens to the general public.

YMBL Championship Rodeo

The Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association-sanctioned event brings excitement and intensity to Ford Arena. The rodeo is included with fair admission.

Friday:7 p.m.

Saturday:5 p.m.

Miller Lite Beer Garden

Grab a beverage and enjoy live music by local acts on the Sweet Southern Sound Entertainment Stage.

Today 7 p.m.: Mixx Fixxer

Friday 6:30 p.m.: Larry Tillery Blues Band 9 p.m.: Gregg Martinez and the Delta Kings

Saturday 2 p.m. Brad Brinkley 4:30 p.m.: Brett Welch 7 p.m.: Doug Supernaw 9 p.m.: Paul Childers

Sunday 2:30 p.m.: Ali Nelson 4:30 p.m.: Baylei McGowan 7 p.m.: Bryce Shaver

Monday 7 p.m.: DeAndrew Nico

Tuesday 7 p.m.: Ward, Bowen & Steinman

Wednesday 7 p.m.: Impact

March 28 7 p.m.: Mixx Fixxer

March 29 6:30 p.m.: Zydecane 9 p.m.: David Joel

March 30 12:30 p.m.: Tonalta School of Music 1:30 p.m.: Briana Adams Music 4:30 p.m.: Kenny and the Klassics 7 p.m.: Lost Shaker of Salt Band 9 p.m.: Twisted Throttle

March 31 12:30 p.m.: Los Gavilanes de la Cumbia 3:30 p.m.: Sandy G. Band

Stunt Dogs

Stunt Dog Productions will showcase their canine athletes at several shows daily during the fair's 11-day run. Each Show is approximately 30minutes. Show times are:

Thursday:6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Friday:6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Saturday:1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.

Sunday:1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

March 29:6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

March 30:1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.

March 31:1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

High Diving Show by Watershow Productions

Watch world class divers, gymnasts and stunt performers in action. Someone will get wet.

Thursday:7 p.m., 9 p.m.

Friday:5:30 p.m., 7p.m., 9 p.m.

Saturday:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.

Sunday:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.

March 28:6 p.m., 8 p.m.

March 29:5:30 p.m., 7p.m., 9 p.m.

March 30:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.

March 31:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.

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