The Brazoria County Fair
Brazoria County Fairgrounds
901 Downing Street
Angleton, TX 77515
Hours: Oct. 12 to 20 – 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Price : $10 adults/$5 kids 6 to 11 years old
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Visitors may park at the venue’s big parking lot. No fees indicated on the event’s website.
Experience the magic of famous acts such as the Flores Family Thrill Show known for its heart-stopping stunts including motorcycles driven on a high wire and a human cannonball fired in the air; Michael Mezmer, America’s award-winning comedic hypnotist, as he dazzles the crowd with his famous “Trance-Nosis”; and finally, get your wild imagination fired up by watching the Wade Henry Show featuring the “High Roller” entertainer famous for fire eating, tall unicycling and comedic juggling.
Dates: Oct.12, 13 and 14
Kids between ages 4 and 8 get a chance to simulate a favorite adult competition such as bull riding by participating in a similar contest with sheep. The children will be given the opportunity to ride the sheep and whoever stays on the back of the sheep the longest wins the prize. Participants must wear their helmets at all times during the contest, which will be provided unless the kids choose to wear their own bicycle helmets. Only one parent will be allowed in the arena.
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Hours: Oct. 20 – 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Price : $10 adult/$5 youth
Relax and unwind with the rhythm of Tex-Mex musical fusions — known to many as Tejano music — featuring famous Tejano stars who will serenade you with folk-inspired songs. David Olivarez, Eddie Gonzalez and Ramiro Ram Herrera will be the featured performers of the night.
20th Annual CPRA Rodeo Finals
Hours: Oct.12 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 13 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Oct.14 – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association will hold its 20th annual competition featuring the best bull riders in the world. The sponsored event will feature the cowboys and cowgirls who bested everyone else during the meticulous process of selecting the finalists to compete for this year’s prize. Be prepared to witness the exciting match between bull and rider as they both show off their strength.
Open Air Concerts
Hours: Oct 12 and 13 – 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Price: $12 adult /$5 youth
Music lovers may enjoy open-air concerts featuring famous musicians John Conlee and The Josh Abbott Band (Oct.12); and the Cody Johnson Band, Aaron Watson and Robert Earl Keen (Oct.13).
BBQ Cook-Off Contest
Date: Oct. 18 to 20
Arrival Time: Oct. 18 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Oct. 19 – 1 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Judging Time: Oct. 19 – noon to 7 p.m.; Oct. 20 – 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A big cook off dubbed the BCFA World Class BBQ Cook-Off Contest will also be held as one of the highlights of the festive event. Contestants who submitted their entries to participate will show off their culinary skills on the grill as they cook their way past the judges’ meticulous taste buds to the prize.