|STARR COUNTY FAIR
|The 2014 Starr County Fair is scheduled
for February 20-22
Starr County volunteers are busy planning the 49th annual Starr County Youth Fair, set for Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22.
The event will feature events for the entire family. Get out your boots, hats and best jeans as you round up your entire family for
this year’s fair, with the theme “A Country Salute to our American Heroes.”
The fair will pay special tribute to those currently or previously serving in the Armed Services of the U.S.A.
The pageant to select the Starr County Fair Queen, Princesses, and Cowboy will be the first official event of the 2014 Fair. The
pageant is set for Sunday, February 9, at the auditorium of the San Isidro ISD. Contact the Starr County Extension Office, 487-
2306 for more information and an entry form.
The Fair’s first-ever night lighted parade will be held on Thursday evening, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. with lineup beginning at 5:
00 on South Britton Avenue and Water Street, facing east.
The annual Cook Off and the Wild Game Dinner are planned for Saturday, February 15. The Cook Off will be in the morning at
the Starr County Sheriff’s Posse Arena. For more information, call Ronnie at 956-534-4911.
Serjio and Ropin’ the Wind will provide music for the Wild Game Dinner. The dinner begins at 6:00, the dance will follow the
auction. For details about this scholarship fundraiser event, call Celinda at 500-2337.
Mark your calendars with these important dates! Be sure to “like” StarrCounty Fair on Facebook, where you will see details
about upcoming events, and check out our webpage at www.starrcountyfair.com for rules, forms and other information.
Get your dancing boots dusted off. This year’s fair will feature top entertainment for dancing and pleasure in the evenings,
including the Vulture Club, the Tony Martin Band, and Joe Vega and Midnight Run, all on Saturday night. Atrapado and Tropical
Panama will perform on Thursday, February 20th. On Friday, February 21st, NEXXO, Albert Zamora and Los Garcia Bros will all
take the stage.
Various stage performances will take place during the day by dance and music groups. The dancing, singing, and
instrumental talents of Starr County students will be showcased.
Livestock, baking, youth and adult art, youth and adult arts and crafts, educational posters and farm shop competitions will be
held throughout the three-day event February 20-22, with exhibits to be viewed.
The carnival will be in full swing starting Wednesday evening.
Chick and duck, rabbit, and pig scrambles will continue to be an open event for any youngster attending the fair. Sponsored by
H.E.B., the scrambles will be on Friday and Saturday evenings.
At 6:00 p.m. on Thursday will be the official Opening Ceremony of the Fair, at which the winners of the Queen’s pageant and
the scholarship winners will be introduced, as well as all of the volunteers that make the fair possible.