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San Angelo Rodeo’s (TX) Economic Impact To Continue Beyond April

The San Angelo Rodeo is one of the highest paying rodeos in the country for contestants and the city receives a major economic boost from the event each year. San Angelo’s Chamber of Commerce estimates that this year’s stock show & rodeo will bring a combined $80 million to the city.

Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo (TX): City Council Approves $4 Million Contract To Upgrade Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall

One of Fort Worth’s busiest — and best-loved — historic landmarks is undergoing a massive, multimillion dollar restoration, and City Council nudged two projects further along at its April 23 meeting.

‘A Timeless Tradition,’ Maui County Fair (HI) Coming To An End After 97 Years

After 97 years of laughs, fun and excitement, the Maui County Fair is coming to an end. According to the non-profit organization, Maui Fair Alliance announced their decision to dissolve and cancel the 98th Maui Fair for 2024 because they were unable to secure attractions that would give fair goers the traditional experience.

Record Setting Year For The Jr. Livestock Auction At Montgomery County Fair & Rodeo (TX)

Have you heard the news?! This year The Montgomery County Jr. Livestock Auction set a new record with over one million dollars raised to help enhance the education and futures of our county’s youth.

Cheyenne Frontier Days (WY) In The Running For ACM Fair/Rodeo Of The Year

Cheyenne Frontier Days has once again earned a nomination for the Academy of Country Music’s Fair/Rodeo of the Year. This marks another achievement as CFD has been consistently nominated since the inception of the awards in 2019.

Iowa State Fair Leader Preparing For Second Year At Helm

Former Clay County Fair CEO Jeremy Parsons is getting ready for his second year as the CEO of the Iowa State Fair. He says they have been planning and working through the winter to prep for the August event.

Illinois State Fair To Host 100 Days Out Celebration

The Illinois State Fair is hosting a celebration to mark 100 days until the start of this year’s fair. The 100 Days Out celebration will be held Tuesday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Reisch Pavilion on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

Premium Sale Takes Place At San Angelo Fairgrounds (TX)

Jimmy Barton with the San Angelo Stock Show Association shared some insight into the 2024 San Angelo Stock Show that happened at the beginning of the year and the Premium Sale that took place on Saturday, April 20. There were over 14,000 entries made this year at the San Angelo Stock Show.

2024 Ohio Ag Council Spring Meeting – Adam Heffron Of Ohio Expo Center And State Fair

In this video, Matt Reese of Ohio’s Country Journal leads a conversation with Adam Heffron, new executive director of the Ohio Expo Center and State Fair in front of a crowd of agricultural leaders at the 2024 Ohio Ag Council Spring Meeting in Columbus.

Fair-tastic! Record Crowds, Lively Livestock, Great Food, Fun Rides Make Clay County Agricultural Fair (FL) A Success

When they cut the ribbon to open this year’s Clay County Agricultural Fair, Executive Director Tasha Hyder was already thinking ahead to 2025. Everything had been planned for months and was in place to make this year’s 11-day event “fair-tastic,” so Hyder focused more on exceeding expectations once again.

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