“MOO U” BARN TOURS
These guided trips through the fairgrounds barns will take about 45 minutes each, and will be available all 10 days of the fair. Tours begin in the Livestock Annex at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, and 7pm daily, except no 10am tour on Sept. 7.
THE BUTTERFLY EXPERIENCE
An enclosed butterfly garden, where children and adults can walk among fluttering butterflies and watch caterpillars munch on plants, all while learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. Located at the east side of Lake Talbott. Open 9am-8pm daily.
TIMBERWORKS LUMBERJACK SHOW
Featuring a variety of lumberjack competitions, such as log rolling, speed climbing, axe throwing, speed carving, hot saw, and the always exciting springboard chop. Located at Gottschalk Park, show times are 11am, 1:30pm, and 6:30pm daily.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
On Sept. 7, 8, and 9, the Nex-Tech Wireless Grandstand will light up after each nightʼs concert, thanks to an encore laser light show that plays along with popular music to create a dynamic late-night experience for fairgoers.
A high-energy group of percussionists relies, Street Drum Corps, sponsored by DirectTV, on various “street items” such as buckets and steel barrels, to produce a unique and mesmerizing sound. Robo Cars will transform right before your eyes!
KiddieLand is home to a variety of new inflatable fun stations. Mazes, a tower of terror, face painting, temporary tattoos, and fun “twisted” balloons will provide hours of fun for kids. Located west of 4-H Centennial Hall.
AUSTIN ANDERSON & THE TEXAS TRICK RIDERS
Featuring skilled riders and horses in the Bison Arena. Shows at 10 am, 1pm and 5pm from Sept. 7-12.