Jackson County Youth Fair begins WednesdayPosted: Updated:
"Jackson County Youth Fair Bringing Fun,
Games and More For The 68th Year!"
EDNA, Texas - Mark your calendars for the 68th Annual Jackson County Youth Fair this October 11-14 in Edna, TX at the Brackenridge
Main Event Center!
This family-friendly event includes all-day activities - a petting zoo, Heart of America carnival, strolling magician, caricature artist and more!
Events also include the Little Wrangler Rodeo/Calf Scramble, livestockshows, a chainsaw sculptor, a wild west show and Ron the Hypnotist.
"This event offers something for every member of the family and it's an excellent way to support our Jackson County area youth," said Dee
Darilek, president of the fair association.
Events leading up to the Fair include the Jr. Miss and Queen JCYF pageants on September 30th at 7 p.m. and the Little Mr. and Miss pageants on October 1st at 2 p.m. Both events will be held at the Jackson County Services Building.
The Fair Parade will be Saturday, October 7th in Downtown Edna starting at 10:15 a.m. The parade will feature more than 80 entries and is the longest running parade in the county.
The fair will official kick off on Wednesday October 11 with Livestock Show Day. Gates will open at 10 a.m. and visitors will be able to check
out a variety of livestock raised by area 4-H and FFA students including poultry, rabbits, hogs, lambs, steer, goats and commercial heifers.
A new feature debuting this year is Mutton Bustin'. This will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights starting at 8 p.m. Children ages 4 and up are able to participate for a fee. Parents that would like to learn more and review the rules can visit here and click on "Forms &
Thursday, October 12th is Senior Citizens Day at the Harry Hafernick Center, located on Lake Texana, with fun, food, bingo, musical
entertainment and health screenings. Friday, October 13th is Western Day at the Fair with Kindergarten Day events and entertainment in the morning. Gates and Indoor exhibits will open to the public at 4 p.m.
Saturday, October 14th, gates will open at 10 a.m. Make sure to stop by for the livestock auction starting a 1 p.m. and to enjoy the last day of the
Daily admission is $5 and children 5 and under are free. Carnival armbands are also available for $25.