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 19 - 27, 2022

WHERE

North Texas Fairgrounds · 2217 N Carroll Blvd Denton, TX 76201
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PLACES TO STAY

Start planning your trip to Denton by looking for the perfect place to stay. The Embassy Suites in Denton is the preferred hotel of the North Texas Fair & Rodeo.

Embassy Suites

Attached to the new 70,000 sq ft convention center, the AAA Four Diamond, LEED Gold Certified Embassy Suites offers spacious two-room suites, onsite dining, complimentary breakfast, evening reception and more. The hotel is located in the heart of Rayzor Ranch, with shops, dining, nightlife and live...

DETAILS

Live Music

Miller Lite Stage
Aaron Lewis & The Stateliners · Friday, August 19 · 9:30 pm
Bellamy Brothers · Saturday, August 20 · 9:30 pm
La Zenda Nortena · Sunday, August 21 · 9:30 pm
Jake Hooker & The Outsiders · Monday, August 22 · 9:30 pm
Dylan Wheeler · Tuesday, August 23 · 9:30 pm
Kody West · Wednesday, August 24 · 9:30 pm
Casey Donahew and Stoney LaRue · Thursday, August 25 · 8:30
Charley Crockett  · Friday, August 26 · 9:30 pm
Josh Turner · Saturday, August 27 · 9:30 pm

Revolver Cool Zone Stage
Tim Montana · Friday, August 19 · 6:00 pm
Creed Fisher · Friday, August 19 · 11:00 pm
Miller Campbell Band · Saturday, August 20 · 6:00 pm
Jon Stork · Saturday, August 20 · 11:00 pm
Los Desperadoz · Sunday, August 21 · 6:00 pm
Jolie Holliday, Brian Houser, Jamie Richards · Monday, August 22 · 6:00 pm
Miller Campbell, Trey Rose, Hunter Cassell · Tuesday, August 23 · 6:00 pm
Cameron Hobbs · Wednesday, August 24 · 6:00 pm
Wade Bagley Band · Wednesday, August 24 · 11:00 pm
Hayden McBride, Holly Beth, Hannah Hokit · Thursday, August 25 · 6:00 pm
Jarrod Morris · Thursday, August 25 · 11:00 pm
Tyler McCollum, Dustin Massey, Jared Thomas · Friday, August 26 · 6:00 pm
Kaitlin Butts · Friday, August 26 · 11:00 pm
Wynn Williams · Saturday, August 27 · 6:00 pm
Sons of Bocephus - Hanks Williams Jr. Tribute Band  · Saturday, August 27 · 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
2022 events include contests in the following categories: Creative Arts, Photography, Youth Art, Jr. Livestock Judging, Beauty Pageant, Parade, and Baking Contests

Attractions
Tractor pull, Swifty Swine Pig Races, a carnival/midway, and Nature Nick's Animal Adventures and Puppy Pals


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 19, 2022 · 5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday, August 20, 2022 · 1:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sunday, August 21, 2022 · 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday, August 22, 2022 · 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 · 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 · 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday, August 25, 2022 · 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday, August 26, 2022 · 5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday, August 27, 2022 · 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 2022 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!

North Texas Fair and Rodeo Food & Drink Guide

Planning a trip to Denton to experience the North Texas Fair and Rodeo? Make sure you check out this itinerary on the best way to eat and drink your way through the fair weekend.