Southeast Texas State Fair 2023 Wristband Registration

Southeast Texas State Fair 2023 Wristband Registration

Tonight is OPENING NIGHT at the YMBL South Texas State Fair 2023 and we could not be more excited to see everyone come through those gates ready to eat and ride!
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) exhibits the country’s top cowboys and cowgirls at the YMBL Championship Rodeo while locals offer their works at the School Art, Quilt and Picture Exhibition. A Cattle and Poultry Show will be held, in addition to a Young Animal Auction, a Kids Fun Zone, and a great deal of other activities.

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Stop by the Woogies Wagon and try some of the delicious 🤤 food we are serving up!
When you enter the gate keep walking straight and we are the last food vendor on the left befor you reach the rides 🎡🎢🎠
Tonight’s hours: 6:00-Till


🦞 crawfish nachos 🦞
🦞 crawfish pistolettes 🦞
🦞 Swamp thing- a fried French bread with jalapeño mayo, mustard, Swiss, American, provolone cheese, lettuce, hot roast beef all smothered in our homemade crawfish sauce

Tickets are available for purchase online now at

How much are tickets to the Fair?

$10.00 + fees (Online in Advance) No Kids or Senior Tickets when purchased online. Tickets purchased on site at the Ticket Booths are from $5.00 to $10.00.

Credit Cards are accepted for admission tickets. The carnival midway and most food vendors do not accept credit cards.
ATM machines are located throughout the grounds.

How much are carnival wristbands and ride tickets?

Ride tickets are $1.00 each. Most rides require between 2 to 6 tickets per ride. Be sure to check the day you are coming to the Fair for any special carnival deals

Kids Day will be the second Saturday of the Fair. Youth ages 3 – 17 will be admitted for free from 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m. After 3:00 p.m. regular ticket prices apply. Youth 3 – 12 $5.00 and Adults 13 – 64 $10.00 .

SWEET SOUTHERN SOUND STAGE FREE ACTS: Once again the Fair will feature the best in family type entertainment. Come enjoy some of the areas top entertainers. Our lineup is sure to please every type of musical taste. See our Entertainment Schedule on our website.

The South Texas State Fair features a livestock and poultry show, championship rodeo, contests, stunt dog productions, carnival rides, midway, food and merchandise vendors, and more. Sponsored by the Young Men’s Business League, the annual event benefits area charitable organizations, youth projects, civic programs, and other efforts.