2020 Texas State Fair Cancelled for First Time Since WWII

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For the first time since World War II, the Texas State Fair for 2020 is cancelled. Officials are cancelling the fair because of the COVID 19 pandemic. Fair officials are still working to find a way to still have the Big Tex Youth Livestock Auction and other educational programs.

Media Release:

It is with a heavy heart that we must announce the State Fair of Texas will not open for the 2020 season. Our mission at the Fair is to celebrate all things Texan and with that comes…being friendly, lending a helping hand, and looking out for others. This year, those essential traits of being a Texan matter more than ever. Right now, we must take care of our neighbors and loved ones.

The Fair’s commitment to our nonprofit mission of promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement will continue. In addition, we commit to maintaining as many participation opportunities as possible for both livestock and creative arts – stay tuned for more updates on these contests.

We have been around for 134 years and though we may not see each other in person this year, we can promise you we will be counting down the days until we can celebrate in 2021 and the many State Fair’s ahead of us. We will be waiting with open arms to welcome you back next year in true Texas-fashion with the biggest and best, “Howdy, Folks!”

We appreciate your understanding, and overall love and dedication toward the State Fair of Texas.

#BigTex #StateFairofTX

For more information, please visit COVID-19 Updates | State Fair of Texas, https://bit.ly/325oQ9B.

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