NORTH TEXAS FAIR AND RODEO

Preserving and promoting western heritage and values

The North Texas Fair and Rodeo is nine days of hot country music on multiple stages, first-class rodeos, livestock shows, kid & fun zones, carnival rides, food, games, vendors, and more. Stay tuned for the full artist lineup and ticketing information.

WHEN

August 20 - 28, 2021

WHERE

North Texas Fairgrounds · 2217 N Carroll Blvd Denton, TX 76201
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DETAILS

Live Music

Miller Lite Stage
Aaron Watson · Friday, August 20 · 9:30 pm
Terri Clark · Saturday, August 21 · 9:30 pm
Michael Salgado · Sunday, August 22 · 9:30 pm
Jake Hooker · Monday, August 23 · 9:30 pm
Giovannie & the Hired Guns · Tuesday, August 24 · 9:30 pm
Randall King · Wednesday, August 25 · 9:30 pm
Midland · Thursday, August 26 · 8:30
Flatland Calvary  · Friday, August 27 · 9:30 pm
Sawyer Brown · Saturday, August 28 · 9:30 pm

Revolver Cool Zone Stage
Cameron Hobbs · Friday, August 20 · 6:00 pm
Jarrod Morris · Friday, August 20 · 11:00 pm
Ryan Ready · Saturday, August 21 · 6:00 pm & 11:00 pm
Conjunto Prestigio · Sunday, August 22 · 6:00 pm
Brian Houser, Jolie Holliday, Sonny Burgess · Monday, August 23 · 6:00 pm
Dustin Massey, Trent Cowie, Trey Rose · Tuesday, August 24 · 6:00 pm
Wade Bagley · Wednesday, August 25 · 6:00 pm
Wynn Williams, Tanner Sparks, Kaleb McIntire · Thursday, August 26 · 6:00 pm
Alex Aguilar · Thursday, August 26 · 11:00 pm
Jared Thomas, Dylan Westmoreland, Jacob Armitage · Friday, August 27 · 6:00 pm
Kylie Frey · Friday, August 27 · 11:00 pm
China Grove Band - The Doobie Brothers Tribute Band · Saturday, August 28 · 6:00 pm & 11:00 pm

Rodeo
PRCA, Invitational Ranch, 21 and Under, Bull Blowout, and Mutton Bustin'

Livestock Shows
Junior steers, junior heifers, junior pigs (market), junior lambs, junior goats, open beef cattle, open boer goats, and open breeding sheep.

Contests
2021 events include contests in the following categories: Creative Arts, Photography, Youth Art, Jr. Livestock Judging, Beauty Pageant, Parade, and Baking Contests

Attractions
Tractor pulls, swine racing pigs, carnival, and an Aussie Kingdom Experience.

Parade
Anyone may enter a float, trailer, wagon, or horse in the parade and there is no charge. Contestants may begin lining up at 8:30 am on the day of the parade on a first-come-first-served basis with the parade beginning at 10:00 am. For more information about participation registration, click here.
Parade Route · Leave from Denton High School and go east on Crescent, south on Carroll, east on Parkway to Elm. Turn right or south on Elm and circle the downtown square, north on Locust to Congress, west on Congress to Carroll, north on Carroll to Crescent, west on Crescent to Denton High School.

Gate Hours
Friday, August 20, 2021 · 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday, August 21, 2021 · 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sunday, August 22, 2021 · 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday, August 23, 2021 · 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 · 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 · 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday, August 26, 2021 · 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday, August 27, 2021 · 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday, August 28, 2021 · 1:00 pm - 1:00 am

Parking
Parking is available every day of the event for $10.00
Every Saturday, from 1:00 pm-1:00 am, there will be a free shuttle service at:
First Baptist Church · 1100 Malone St., Denton, TX & Denton High School · 1007 Fulton St., Denton, TX
The shuttle will be running continuously on both Saturdays and pick up at either location point and drop off at our gates.

Fair Currency
The North Texas Fair & Rodeo will be using one currency throughout our grounds, except for purchases made in the commercial exhibits building. Fair patrons may purchase Magic Money cards from our Magic Money booths that are located throughout our fairgrounds or pay through the Magic Money mobile app. Magic Money can be used to purchase food, drinks, carnival rides, petting zoo, games, dunking booth, and fair wear.
For more information about Magic Money, visit the fair website here.

Tickets
Purchase tickets to the 2021 North Texas Fair & Rodeo here. Gate Admission includes the Fair, Rodeo Events, Livestock Shows & Concerts. Pricing is as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - $15.00 Adults
Thursday - $30.00 Adults
Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $20.00 Adults
Saturday and Sunday BEFORE 6:00pm - $15.00 Adults (Tickets available to purchase at the Gate Entrance only)
4-Day Ticket - $60.00
Season Pass - $120.00
Senior / Military Prices - $5.00 off that day's gate admission (Tickets available to purchase at the Gate Entrance only with proper identification and military documentation)
Teachers - $5.00 Off at Gate Entrance with valid School District Identification Card
Children ages 7-12 years old - $5.00
Children ages 6 and under - FREE

Hope to see you at the North Texas Fair & Rodeo!