Enjoy special events just for kids every day at the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo! Open daily.
Mutton Bustin’ Rally presented by Central National Bank
There will be two Mutton Bustin’ performances per day from October 4 – 13. Young cowboys and cowgirls get a chance to ride and compete nightly in this crowd favorite event. The top riders move on to the semi-finals during the One HOT Rodeo in the Extraco Coliseum.
Stick Horse Rodeo/Pony Hop Races
Gather up your little buckaroos for the Stick Horse Rodeo and Pony Hop Races!
Cowboy Boot Camp presented by Texas Farm Bureau
Cowboy Boot Camp is an interactive and educational agricultural exhibit that features old west themed hands-on activities and crafts. With a village type atmosphere, fairgoers can be immersed in the feel of the old Wild West with fun activity stations such a gold panning, roping, horse saddling, pedal tractors and much more!
Swifty Swine Pig Races
Watch the porky speedsters race around Pork Chop Downs International Speedway toward the tasty prize of an Oreo cookie. Fun for the whole herd!
Noah’s Way Pony Rides
Take a ride on a pony! This is a kid favorite. $5 per ride. Open daily.
Sweetheart Face Painting Booth presented by Waco Tribune-Herald
The Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Sweethearts will be painting children’s faces free of charge!
Learn and Grow presented by Bar None Country Store
Plant a seed and watch it grow at the Learn and Grow Activity Center in the Extraco Banks Kids Zone!
Texas Farm Bureau’s Planet Agriculture
Texas Farm Bureau’s Planet Agriculture opens the door to a whole new world through an interactive agricultural exhibit for all ages. Folks can see and learn how a little bit of agriculture is in almost everything you use. Open daily and located in the Extraco Creative Arts Building.