A schedule of events for the 2013 Galveston County Fair & Rodeo:

Friday

  • 4 p.m. gates open
  • 5 p.m. carnival rides, country store, youth project and student art shows open
  • 6 p.m. junior breeding beef division judging
  • 6:15 seafood cook-off grilled shrimp division judging
  • 8 p.m. jackpot bull riding and mutton bustin’
  • 8:30 p.m. concert featuring Kyle Bennett 
  • 10:30 p.m. concert featuring Casey Donahew

Saturday

  • 9 a.m. gates open
  • 10 a.m. carnival rides, country store, youth project and student art shows open
  • 11 a.m. mutton bustin’
  • 11 a.m. seafood cook-off fish division judging
  • 11:30 a.m. market rabbit show
  • 12 p.m. talent show contest 
  • 1:15 p.m. seafood cook-off rice judging
  • 3:30 p.m. seafood cook-off gumbo judging
  • 6:30 p.m. seafood cook-off awards
  • 7 p.m. ranch rodeo, mutton bustin’ finals, market broiler show, followed by market turkey show
  • 9 p.m. concert featuring John Slaughter 
  • 11 p.m. concert featuring Sunny Sweeny

Sunday

  •  Tejano Day
  • 10 a.m. cowboy church service 
  • 12 p.m. gates, carnival rides and pee wee rodeo open
  • 12:30 p.m. market lamb show
  • 1 p.m. country store open
  • 1:30 p.m. pee wee rodeo
  • 3 p.m. youth project and student art shows open
  • 4:30 p.m. market swine show
  • 6 p.m. county ribbon roping, concert featuring Raul Navaira and Grupo Vida

Monday

  •  Senior Citizens Day
  • 10 a.m. senior citizens day 
  • 5 p.m. carnival rides, country store, youth project and student art shows open
  • 5:30 p.m. exhibition barrel racing 
  • 6 p.m. market goat show
  • 7 p.m. jackpot barrel race

Tuesday

  •  Special Kids Day
  • 9 a.m. special children day 
  • 4 p.m. gates open
  • 5 p.m. carnival rides, country store, youth project and student art shows open
  • 6 p.m. county team roping challenge
  • 6:30 p.m. youth project and student art awards ceremony
  • 7 p.m. steer show
  • 7:30 p.m. county team roping challenge

Wednesday

  • 4 p.m. family night
  • 5:15 p.m. scholarship presentation
  • 6 p.m. junior livestock auction

 Thursday

  • 9 a.m. schools day
  • 4 p.m. gates open, education foundation night
  • 5:45 p.m. fajita cook-off judging
  • 7 p.m. fair king and queen crowning
  • 7 p.m. pee wee swine show
  • 8 p.m. CPRA open rodeo and concert featuring Spazmatics
  • 8:15 p.m. barbecue chicken cook-off judging

 April 19

  • 9 a.m. gates open
  • 1:45 p.m. chicken wings judging
  • 4 p.m. gates open
  • 6 p.m. junior commercial heifer show
  • 6:15 p.m. pulled port cook-off judging
  • 7:45 p.m. Junior and Little Mr. and Miss 4H Crowning
  • 8 p.m. CPRA rodeo
  • 8:30 p.m. concert featuring Breelan Angel and Jarrod Birmingham

April 20 

  • 9 a.m. gates open
  • 9:30 a.m. livestock judging
  • 10:30 a.m. Tiny and Lil’ Mr. Cowboy and Miss Cowgirl contests
  • 11:45 a.m. pork rib cook-off judging
  • 12 p.m. livestock judging awards
  • 1 p.m. arena golf
  • 2:45 a.m. brisket cook-off judging 
  • 4 p.m. junior commercial heifer auction
  • 6:30 p.m. barbecue cook-off awards
  • 8 p.m. CPRA rodeo
  • 9 p.m. concert featuring 3 Peace

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