Get more details about this year's YMBL South Texas Fair at ymbl.org.
Today (3/21/19):Admission is free to anyone who attends opening ceremonies.
Sunday:H-E-B Fair Share for Hunger Sunday. Fairgoers get free admission if they bring six non-perishable H-E-B product can foods to donate to the Southeast Texas Food bank.
Monday:Flint Hills Resources $1 night. Admission is $1 with a coupon from ford-park.com . All carnival rides are $2.
Tuesday:Education First Family Fun Night. Admission is free with a coupon from educationfirstfcu.org. Coupon holders can purchase a Carnival Americana wristbands for $20.
Wednesday:$2 Ride Night.
March 28:Military and First Responders Appreciation Night. Active, retired, reserve military, National Guard and disabled veterans and their dependents receive free admission with a valid military ID.
March 31:Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Cantastic Sunday. Patrons who bring an empty six-pack of Coca-Cola or Dr Pepper are admitted free and can purchase carnival ride wristbands for $20. The cans will be donated to charity.
Ford Exhibit Hall
The fair's exhibit hall plays host to a car and boat show and an upscale indoor vendor market.
March 28:5-10 p.m.
March 29:5-11 p.m.
March 30:Noon-11 p.m.
March 31:Noon-8 p.m.
H-E-B Kids Fun Zone
Ford Pavilion will feature rides, games and food for younger attendees. The Fun Zone will include a petting zoo with camel and pony rides for $6 per ride. The Southwest Dairy Museum Mobile Classroom will be offering a demonstration of the mechanical milking process.
Carnival Americana Midway
Fairgoers can enjoy their favorite rides — Alien Abduction, any one? — on this year's midway. Fort Worth-based Carnival Americana will provide the carnival midway again this year with more than 40 rides.
Cost:Rides require two to five tickets; individual tickets are $1; unlimited-ride wristbands are $35.
Harold Engstrom Memorial Special Kids Rodeo
This annual event is a special rodeo performance for mentally or physically challenged children. It takes place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today before the fair opens to the general public.
YMBL Championship Rodeo
The Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association-sanctioned event brings excitement and intensity to Ford Arena. The rodeo is included with fair admission.
Miller Lite Beer Garden
Grab a beverage and enjoy live music by local acts on the Sweet Southern Sound Entertainment Stage.
Today 7 p.m.: Mixx Fixxer
Friday 6:30 p.m.: Larry Tillery Blues Band 9 p.m.: Gregg Martinez and the Delta Kings
Saturday 2 p.m. Brad Brinkley 4:30 p.m.: Brett Welch 7 p.m.: Doug Supernaw 9 p.m.: Paul Childers
Sunday 2:30 p.m.: Ali Nelson 4:30 p.m.: Baylei McGowan 7 p.m.: Bryce Shaver
Monday 7 p.m.: DeAndrew Nico
Tuesday 7 p.m.: Ward, Bowen & Steinman
Wednesday 7 p.m.: Impact
March 28 7 p.m.: Mixx Fixxer
March 29 6:30 p.m.: Zydecane 9 p.m.: David Joel
March 30 12:30 p.m.: Tonalta School of Music 1:30 p.m.: Briana Adams Music 4:30 p.m.: Kenny and the Klassics 7 p.m.: Lost Shaker of Salt Band 9 p.m.: Twisted Throttle
March 31 12:30 p.m.: Los Gavilanes de la Cumbia 3:30 p.m.: Sandy G. Band
Stunt Dog Productions will showcase their canine athletes at several shows daily during the fair's 11-day run. Each Show is approximately 30minutes. Show times are:
Thursday:6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
Friday:6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
Saturday:1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
Sunday:1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
March 29:6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
March 30:1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
March 31:1:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
High Diving Show by Watershow Productions
Watch world class divers, gymnasts and stunt performers in action. Someone will get wet.
Thursday:7 p.m., 9 p.m.
Friday:5:30 p.m., 7p.m., 9 p.m.
Saturday:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.
Sunday:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.
March 28:6 p.m., 8 p.m.
March 29:5:30 p.m., 7p.m., 9 p.m.
March 30:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.
March 31:1 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.
Schedule courtesy of beaumontenterprise.com.