It's almost time for the Central Texas State Fair at the Bell County Expo Center!

The fun starts August 29th through September 1st! Everyone loves the carnival, the tasty treats along the midway, and all the market place shopping that comes with the fair. Some of the specialty shows this year include The Mark Riggs Thrill Show and Comedy Hypnotist Erick Kand!

Of course, everyone talks about the free concerts included with paid fair admission, and this year the Twisted Metal Demo Derby is back as well.

Don't forget to download our station app for your chance to win tickets to this year's events! Your chance to win tickets for Professional Bull Riding on Saturday or Sunday is as easy as entering the code "PBR SATURDAY" or "PBR SUNDAY" in the entry form below! The code you enter will determine which day you win tickets for. 

Now, let's take a closer look at 5 'Can't-Miss' events that are happening as part of this year's fair...

  • 1

    The Dirty River Boys (August 29th)

    The boys from El Paso, Texas will kick off the Central Texas State Fair on Thursday evening!

  • 2

    Lone Star Action Sports (Aug 29th - Sept 1)

    Don't miss the Ultimate BMX Stunt Show Experience!

    Featuring some of the top action sports athletes in the world. With familiar faces that have been seen on the “Dew Action Sports Tour” on NBC, “X Games”, “America’s Got Talent”, and many commercials and magazines. These guys perform nightly!

  • 3

    Twisted Metal Demo Derby (Aug 30th)

    Twisted Metal Mayhem Demolition Derby

    This is an EXCITING family event that all ages are guaranteed to enjoy! Twisted Metal Mayhem is the official demolition derby of the Central Texas State Fair. This event is sure to not disappoint - showcasing three different events in FULL SIZE, COMPACT classes and MINI VANS. This year see the kids in ACTION with the all new POWER WHEEL races!

    Catch the derby on Friday night, August 30th!
    Southern rockers .38 Special take the stage when the demo derby is over!

  • 4

    Kevin Fowler (Aug 31st)

    The Red Neck Messiah  - Kevin Fowler!

    It's been a big year for Kev as he is newly engaged and ready for an even bigger party! You know he will deliver on Saturday, August 31st!

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    Casey Donahew (September 1st)

    Casey Donahew is living that double-wide dream and bringing the party back to the Bell County Expo Center to wrap up the fair. Fresh off his show with Hank Williams Jr at the Expo Center in July, Donahew is a frequent guest of the fair and the perfect guy to help wrap up the weekend. Don't miss Casey on September 1st!

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