Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo

2nd Weekend October

GCFA Fair Events

Livestock Shows | Rodeo | Fair Contests & Events | Non-Livestock Shows | Special Events

The 2016 Fair Events are being finalized and will be updated as soon as the information comes available. If you have not found what you are looking for check backl

Baby Barnyard

Noah's Way Exotic Petting Zoo and Pony Rides is located in Hico, Texas and has been serving fairs and festivals throughout the country since 1998. The zoo started as an FFA project for the owner with a few animals and has continued to grow each year. 



Beef Cattle Dept.

You will find full details by clicking on View more.. The divisions:

  • American: Brahman, Brangus, Beefmaster, Santa Gertrudis, Simbrah, Brahmousin, Bralers, Red Brangus
  • English: Angus, Red Angus, Hereford, Polled Hereford, Shorthorn
  • Exotic: Charolais, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Simmental, Chianina



Sheep & Goats

Entries fees are $20 per animal. Entry cards will purchased at the show prior to weigh in. The card will be turned in at the time the animal is officially weighed. Cash only for entries.



Horticulture Dept

The Horitculture Department consists of Field Crops and Ornamental Horticulture.

Click to learn more.



PCRA Rodeo

Starting over 37 years ago Lancaster Pro Rodeo Company has grown into one of the elite production and contracting companies in the U.S. Traveling across North America furnishing livestock to some of the largest rodeos in the PRCA.



PCRA Rodeo Preshow

Join us for the Guadalupe County Fair PCRA Rodeo.

Find out more about times, prices and pre-sale tickets.



Fair Queen

The Guadalupe County Fair is opn to the first 30 girls living in, or attending a school in Guadalupe County who attend a contestant's meeting and present a completed application.



Little Miss Round Up & Miss Round Up

The Miss Round-Up Contest was established in 1954 with Helen Fleming being the first Miss Round-Up. Over the years changes have been made. View More to find how to qualify.

Little Miss Round-up is open to young ladies 8 to 13 ...



Fair Parade

Learn more about the line-up, staging area, judging, time and more.

  • Line-up time: 8am
  • Judging: 8:30am
  • Parade kick-off - 10am



Fair Carnival

Welcome to the home of the Pride of Texas Shows, based out of Elm Mott, Texas. Pride of Texas Shows is a family owned and operated amusement company, providing rides, games, and food concessions to fairs, festivals, carnivals and events throughout the state of Texas.



IBCA State Championship BBQ Cook-off

October 6th & 7th, 2017

8 Categories Judged

The Cook-Off Committee has established a minimum participation level of 10 teams. In the event there are fewer than 10 teams entered by October 4, 2017, the cook-off will be canceled and entry fees will be refunded.



Food Challenge "Youth"

Teams must provide their own supply box of equipment and other items listed on the supply list in the Food Challenge Manual which can be found on the Guadalupe County 4-H Website 



Desserts on Display "Youth"

For the contest, each entry will bring their prepared dessert, the printed/typed recipe and a card table for their display. Other display items could include table covering, place settings, theme decorations, etc. Be creative and have fun.



Downtown Scarecrow Contest

The Seguin Main Street Program and the Guadalupe County Fair Association is sponsoring the annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest. The contest is open to all individuals, businesses, clubs and organizations doing business in and around Seguin. Contestants are encouraged to set up their displays in downtown Seguin, to decorate downtown for the annual Guadalupe County Fair Parade. Scarecrows can be placed outside in front of a business or displayedin a business window but must be visible from the sidewalk. Clubs or organizations wishing to sponsor a Scarecrow display will be provided a downtown location.



Hot Dog Eating Contest

You won't want to miss the fun and the winners!



Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Entries may be painted or carved, EXCEPT age 4-5, which may be painted or decorated only. No plastic or ceramic pumpkins allowed - real only.

Age Groups:

  • 4-5
  • 6-7
  • 8-9
  • 10-11
  • 12-16
  • 17+


Hay Show

Entries for the Hay Show will be taken Friday, Sept. 9, from 4-6:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 8 a.m.-noon at the Womens’ Building, at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds in Seguin. Samples will be sent to the Texas A&M Forage Testing Lab for chemical analysis. This is the reason samples are due one month ahead of the Fair. (All samples will become property of the Show).



Home Art Dept.

  • Clothing
  • Handwork
  • Crafts
  • Pickles & Relish
  • Jellies, Jams & Preserves
  • Fruits, Vegetables & Misc.
  • Baked Foods
  • Photography
  • Antiques
  • Art
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Crochet/Knitting



Run / Walk Event

The Guadalupe County Fair 5K Run/Walk Entry Information.

Find out the:

  • When
  • Where
  • Registration
  • Prices



Fair Entertainment

Free dances all weekend!

Information: Bands, Dates & Times

  • Bands - updated click view more for details
  • FREE Dances all weekend



Outside Exhibits

Outdoor and Women's Building Guadalupe County Fair - October 6, 7, 8 and 9 2016. Exhibits need to be set up on Thursday, October 6, 2016 between the hours of 8 am. and noon.



Trade Fair & Expo

Support Local Business!

Come check out the businesses and individuals selling & promoting their products!



Wine Garden

Popular Event Returns!

Event during our Fair & Rodeo. Sample some of the finest Texas wines. October is Texas wine month and Texas is the fifth largest wine producing state. Meet representatives from the wineries and vineyards and learn about their wines. Different wineries each day!