Texas State Fair Cancelled – Livestock Market Shows Still Planned

The State Fair of Texas has been cancelled, but barring any new developments with regard to COVID-19, the State Fair of Texas will move forward with Livestock Market Shows.

The 2020 Market Show that will take place at Fair Park in Dallas are as follows: 

  • Market Steers
  • Market Barrows
  • Market Lambs
  • Market Goats
  • Market Broilers

Measures will be implemented as recommended by the CDC and health agencies to comply with safety concerns.
Market week will culminate in the Big Tex Youth Livestock Auction on October 2, 2020.

The 2020 shows that will take place at the Heart O’Texas Fair & Rodeo in Waco in partnership with the State Fair of Texas will be:

  • Youth breeding heifers
  • Youth prospect steers
  • Youth purebred breeding gilts

For a complete listing of Heart O’ Texas livestock shows, please visit HOTFair.com.

In addition, three virtual contests will be held online including: 

  • Agri-science fair
  • Public speaking
  • Job interview

Please note: Shows may be adjusted for the revised 2020 schedule if any health orders are initiated by local, state, or federal agencies, or if health and safety concerns exist. Any additional updates will be available on BigTex.com/COVID.