Farm Day at the Fair

Farm Day at the Fair offers distinct learning opportunities for third and fourth graders designed to show students how agriculture impacts them on a daily basis.

Farm Day at the Fair will be held October 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19, 2018. Deadline to apply is Monday, September 24, 2018.

This year's Farm Day at the Fair Fun

Milking Parlor: Students will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of including dairy in a well-balanced diet.

Big Tex’s Farmyard: Students will take a guided stroll through Big Tex’s Farmyard, featuring live animals and the role they play in feeding and clothing the world.

Crop Up:Students will learn how agriculture impacts our daily life through the food we eat and its connection to our health.

Into the Forest: Students will experience one of the following presentations; a professional tree climber who will teach about the benefits we receive on a daily basis from the trees around us. Smokey Bear or wildlife firefighters to learn about wildfire prevention, as well as how these men and woman keep our lands safe.

2018 Farm Day at the Fair Registration

  • School registration for Farm Day at the State Fair of Texas®

    Registration Deadline: September 24, 2018.

    For further information, email:

    Note: Only the Teacher attending must register their grade/class. If multiple teachers from a school attending, EACH Teacher must register online separately.

  • Notes:
    • • Chaperones will be approved according to school district guideline, ex: 1:10.
    • • Teacher attending will submit a chaperone list with approval form.
    • • Chaperones will be expected to stay with the class throughout the tour.
  • Note: You will be assigned a session date on a first come, first- served basis. To select more than one date, hold down the "control" (PC) or "command" (Mac) key.
  • Requirements in order to attend:
    1. Obtain Administration (principle’s) approval.
    2. Teachers agree to;
      • Complete Farm Day at the Fair registration form.
      • Provide demographic profile of class.
      • Take part in evaluation survey.
      • Obtain chaperones per district guidelines
    3. Bus transportation is to be arranged by schools.
    4. Lunch is not provided. Shelter and table are provided for brown bag picnic. Lunches may be stored on-site during programs.
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