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Click below to view our frequently asked questions to learn even more about YMBL and the South Texas State Fair.

Fair Questions

What time does the carnival open and close?

The carnival operating hours vary each day. For times on the day you plan to visit, click here.

How much are carnival wristbands and ride tickets?

Ride tickets are usually $1.00, but a sheet of 24 can be purchased for $20. Be sure to check the day you are coming to the Fair for any special carnival deals!

What does it cost to get into the Fair?

Ticket prices range from $4-$8. For specific ticket information, click here.

How much is a rodeo ticket?

Rodeo admission is included in the fair ticket price. For fair ticket information, please click here.

What time does the rodeo begin?

Rodeo starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27th and at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28th.

What days are Kids Days?

Kids Day will be Saturday, March 28, 2015 and Saturday, April 4, 2015. Youth ages 3 - 17 will be admitted for free from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and will then be charged the regular ticket price of Youth 3 - 12 $4.00 and Adults 13 - 64 $8.00 Paid Admission to the Fair on Saturday, March 28th includes free admission to the Rodeo that afternoon.

How much is parking?

Parking is FREE for the South Texas State Fair. Take a look at the Fairgrounds Map to find the best place to park.

When do tickets go on sale and where can I buy them?

Tickets are available for purchase online now until Fair begins.

How can I become a volunteer for the South Texas State Fair?

For more information on how to volunteer with the South Texas State Fair, please click here.

How do I become a vendor for the Fair?

For more information on how to become a vendor, please click here.

Where do I get the coupons for special days?

All coupons for special days may be picked up at the location of the event sponsor.

What are the Livestock & Poultry Auctio dates and times?

We will auction championship poultry and livestock two evenings during the Fair. On Wednesday, April 1, 2015 we will sell poultry and rabbits at the Auction. On Thursday, April 2, 2015 we will sell swine, lambs, goats and steers at the Auction.

Where do I find information on the livestock show?

Please check out the Livestock & Poultry section of our website for more information.

Do you rent wheelchairs or scooters?

We have a company DME Scooters that rents Scooters and Wheelchairs. Please visit our Exhibits & Concessions page to see prices.
Vendors List

Do you have local transportation or bus service to the fairgrounds?

We do not have local transportation or bus service to the fairgrounds. Please check here for directions.

Is there any seasonal fair employment?

We do not have seasonal Fair employment.

How do I enter the rodeo?

For information on how to enter the rodeo, please contact PRCA.

Where can I get information on the rodeo competitors?

Please check back closer to the event for more information on the rodeo competitors.

Who are the entertainers for the Fair?

SWEET SOUTHERN SOUND STAGE FREE ACTS: Once again the Fair will feature the best in family type entertainment. Come enjoy some of the areas top entertainers. Our lineup is sure to please every type of musical taste. See our Entertainment Schedule on our website.
Our Entertainment Schedule

General Questions

Is the Young Men’s Business League a charity or 501(C) 3?

We are a nonprofit 501(C) 4 organization.

What is the Young Men’s Business League?

We are a group of business leaders in the Beaumont area committed to bettering our community. For more information about who we are, click here.

How do I become a YMBL member?

Membership into YMBL is by invitation only. Please contact our office for more information on how to become a member.