Fort Bend County Fair Parade Entries Open

The Rodeo Sweethearts are lining to lead off the 2021 parade.

The Fort Bend County Fair is now taking entries for the 2022 kick-off parade. The iconic parade will officially kick off the 86th Annual Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo on Friday, September 23rd at 9 am. The 2022 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo’s 10-day fair run will be from September 23rd to October 2nd, 2022. The Parade is back as part the Fairs festivities that include rodeo action, carnival rides, fair foods, live entertainment, and livestock shows. The parade will have approximately 200 entries such as floats, horse drawn wagons, antique vehicles, trail rides, and marching bands.

Crowds as large as 20,000 spectators have lined the parade route in years’ past. The parade begins at the Historic Court House in Richmond and proceeds west down Hwy. 90-A to Jennetta Street in Rosenberg. “Generations of Champions” is this year’s fair and parade theme. Parade judges will be judging the following categories: Youth Civic, School, Commercial, Non-Profit, Queen, Trail riders, Car Clubs, Fort Bend County Fair Committees. Businesses, politicians, cheerleader squads, boy scouts, and numerous organizations are expected to participate.

The Fort Bend County Fair must receive entries to the Fort Bend County Fair Office by 4:00 pm, August 25, 2022. Entry Forms may be picked up at the Fort Bend County Fair Office or online at