Taylor County Expo Center

We are a popular destination for wedding receptions, fairs, horse/rodeo events, concerts, shows, quinceañeras and more. Have an event? Visit our website or give us a call!

Welcome to the Expo Center of Taylor County, home of the Western Heritage Classic and the West Texas Fair & Rodeo!! Our multi-use complex sits on 117 acres with ease of access from major highways. Designed to accommodate large crowds for festivals, fairs, concerts, seminars, and major horse events, our facility accommodates small to mid-size groups for events such as weddings, quinceañeras, seminars and club meetings.

Feel free to call or stop by for a personal tour, or come be a part of the many events the center hosts with our many supporting volunteer groups such those who support the very popular West Texas Fair & Rodeo or the Western Heritage Classic.



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Tickets & Deals

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Lone Star Classic

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Lone Star Classic

It is here!! Here's is the rules once again! We decided to push back the entry deadline to Saturday morning and also Sunday morning!! Let us know if you have any questions!

Traxxas Monster Truck Tour will be the motorsports entertainments epicenter with the nation’s most competitive MONSTER TRUCKS as they invade the Taylor County Coliseum on February 1-2, 2019.

Tickets are available online www.monstertrucktour.com, or www.taylorcountyexpocenter.com
www.monstertrucktour.com. All Tickets are Subject to Service Charges and or Misc. Fees/Tickets will go up in price on Day of Show.
For more information, please click the link below!
https://www.taylorcountyexpocenter.com/events/2019/traxxas-monster-truck-tour-

Lone Star Classic

Who's excited for the Lonestar Classic this weekend? We are so excited and can't wait! Stay tuned this week as we show some awesome prizes that will be up for grabs!

Make sure to go online and purchase your WWE LIVE tickets today! They will make for a great Christmas present as WWE LIVE will be coming to the Taylor County Expo Center January 19th at 7:30 pm.

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Photo Credit: Dayna Nichols
Creative Design: Erich Schlegel

Don't miss the Silver Spur Trade Shows at the Taylor County Expo Center December 1-2! Open to the Public Sat 9-5 Sun 10-4, $6 adults, under 12 FREE.

WWE Live will be at the Taylor County Expo Center on January 19th! If you are a Fan Club member tickets will be available to purchase tomorrow Wednesday, November 28th at 10:00 am!

Silver Spur Trade Shows

ABILENE GUN SHOW -

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the Taylor County Expo Center!

Don't miss the Lone Star Classic's Jackpot Swine Show at the Taylor County Expo Center December 15 and 16!

We have an exciting announcement! Head over to the link for more info! We are stoked to have the Brockman Farms Show Pig Camps at the Lone Star Classic!

Link: https://brockmanfarms.com/show-pig-camps/

Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Save the date for 2019 Texas Farm Ranch and Wildlife Expo! Join us as we highlight new innovative products in agriculture, honor the agriculture family of the year, host seminars and more.

Interested in a booth? Please contact Kim Bosher at kimbosher@abilenechamber.com.

Abilene Chamber of Commerce

We are excited to host this great event!

In partnership with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agency - Taylor County, the Chamber’s Agriculture Committee is pleased to announce Dr. Temple Grandin as the 2019 Agriculture Scholarship Luncheon Speaker!

Sponsored by Capital Farm Credit.

The Carden Circus will be at the Taylor County Expo Center tonight Friday, November 16th at 6:30 PM! Tickets may be purchased online using the link below or at the gate.
https://tickets.supershrinecircus.com/affiliate/website/event/Abilene-TX---630PM---11162018

The American Boer Goat Association will be at the Taylor County Expo Center November 16-18th. For more information, please click the link below! http://abga.org/

Don't miss the Spa Blowout Show in the Display Building at the Taylor County Expo Center November 9-11th. FRIDAY 12NOON-7PM, SATURDAY 10AM-7PM, and SUNDAY 10AM-6PM.

FREE ADMISSION!!!

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Red, White and You Veteran Job Fair is tomorrow November 8th from 10am - 2pm! Don't miss this event happening in the Round Building at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene, Texas!

Don't miss the Spa Blowout Show in the Display Building at the Taylor County Expo Center November 9-11th. FRIDAY 12NOON-7PM, SATURDAY 10AM-7PM, and SUNDAY 10AM-6PM.

FREE ADMISSION!!!

Save the Date November 8, 2018, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas in partnership with Texas Medical Center for the 7th annual Hiring Red, White & You! Statewide Hiring Fair to connect veteran service members and their spouses to Texas employers. No costs to veterans, their spouses, or employers.

Traxxas Monster Truck Tour will be the motorsports entertainments epicenter with the nation’s most competitive MONSTER TRUCKS as they invade the Taylor County Coliseum on February 1-2, 2019.See these incredible 10,000-pound, car-crushing giants compete in Racing, Wheelie Contests, and then rock the house with amazing Freestyle Action during the Traxxas Monster Truck Tour! To purchase your tickets today, please click the link below!
https://www.taylorcountyexpocenter.com/events/2019/traxxas-monster-truck-tour-

Join us today at the Taylor County Expo Center for the Stock Horse of Texas World Championship! Plenty of vendors and events going on in the New Livestock Barn!

Today was a full day of move in and practices at the Western Horseman Stock Horse World Show. We have several wonderful vendors alongside the arena. Be sure to visit them when you’re not showing! Friday and Saturday include 5 arenas running concurrently..... plenty of great competition to enjoy! Cow arena starts at 7am; all other arenas at 8am. Come join us at the Taylor County Expo Center!

Employers - hire a hero! Veterans - put your skills to work! Attend the Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Job Fair on Thursday, November 8th at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building in Abilene from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Visit www.workforcesystem.org/veteranfair to register today!

Employers - hire a hero! Veterans - put your skills to work! Attend the Hiring Red, White, & YOU! Job Fair on Thursday, November 8th at the Taylor County Expo Center - Round Building in Abilene from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Visit www.workforcesystem.org/veteranfair to register today! #HRWY

Stock Horse of Texas World Championship Map information. Stalling/RV is first come/first serve and you are not allowed to "save" or mark stalls for someone else. If you want to stall with someone, please plan to pay for all those stalls/RVs on arrival and let them reimburse you when they arrive. For more information, please click the link below.
https://stockhorsetexas.org/

Many have asked for information on the new facility at the Taylor Expo Center. Here is a map showing the entrance via Gate 5 off the service road for Loop 322, as well as proximity of the barns and stalls. There are 190 RV hookups on the South side (30 amp) and East side (50 & 30 amp) of the new livestock barn. Those closest to the building (60 hookups) have Sewer, Water & Electrical. Those further away are Water & Electrical only.

General trailer parking is on the North side of the Covered Outdoor Arena, or the very most southern/eastern RV rows only.

Remember -- Stalling/RV is first come/first serve and you are not allowed to "save" or mark stalls for someone else. If you want to stall with someone, please plan to pay for all those stalls/RVs on arrival and let them reimburse you when they arrive. THANKS!

Stock Horse World Show will be at the Taylor County Expo Center October 26-28!
* $35,000 + in prizes
* $2,000 added Open/Non Pro
* $6,000 add in Derby/Ltd Derby
* 3 college scholarships
* Champion D1 & D2 Collegiate Teams
* and more!!!

For more information, please click the link below!
https://www.stockhorsetexas.org/world_show.asp

The entry deadline (10/12) is approaching....don't miss out on:
• $35,000+ in prizes
• $2,000 added Open/Non Pro
• $6,000 added in Derby/Ltd Derby
• 3 college scholarships
• Champion D1 & D2 Collegiate Teams
• Ranching Heritage Challenge -- last chance to qualify!
• Counts as 2 shows for NRSHA qualification
• Go round & overall World Champion prizes
• Great Vendor Alley just in time for Christmas shopping
• Great fun with great friends & great horses!

Entries due Friday, Oct 12th! (entries after 10/12 have a $50 late fee)

https://www.stockhorsetexas.org/world_show.asp

West Texas Fair & Rodeo

"Are We FAIR Yet" was this year's theme. Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 West Texas Fair & Rodeo! We had a blast putting all of these events together. See you at next year's West Texas Fair & Rodeo September 5-14, 2019! Make sure to like us on Facebook to see all upcoming events and next year's theme!

Traxxas Monster Truck Tour will be at the Taylor County Expo Center February 1-2, 2019. See these incredible 10,000-pound, car-crushing giants compete in Racing, Wheelie Contests, and then rock the house with amazing Freestyle Action during the Traxxas Monster Truck Tour! For more information, please click the link below!
https://www.taylorcountyexpocenter.com/events/2019/traxxas-monster-truck-tour-

Get ready for the Big Country Master Gardeners Plant sale! Make sure to visit the Modern Living Mall on Saturday, October 13th from 8 am - 12 pm to see these plants and more!

A few of the blooms I’ve enjoyed today! Pollinators plants and some great annual color!

Does anyone know what the yellow flower is?

We had a visitor today! Congratulations again to Jodi and Zach Riggan! Kali Jo is a doll!!!

Don't miss out on this event happening October 26-28 at the Taylor County Expo Center! For more information, please click the link below!
https://stockhorsetexas.org/

The entry deadline (10/12) is approaching....don't miss out on:
• $35,000+ in prizes
• $2,000 added Open/Non Pro
• $6,000 added in Derby/Ltd Derby
• 3 college scholarships
• Champion D1 & D2 Collegiate Teams
• Ranching Heritage Challenge -- last chance to qualify!
• Counts as 2 shows for NRSHA qualification
• Go round & overall World Champion prizes
• Great Vendor Alley just in time for Christmas shopping
• Great fun with great friends & great horses!

Entries due Friday, Oct 12th! (entries after 10/12 have a $50 late fee)

https://www.stockhorsetexas.org/world_show.asp

Under the Sea is where the party will be. Splash on out to the Taylor County Expo Center Coliseum on Tuesday, October 9 at 6 p.m. for the 2018 Bunco for Breast Cancer Tournament! We can’t wait to see your best ocean-inspired looks!

Dittos for Kiddos, Inc. sale is going on today from 9am-8pm in the Round Building and Modern Living Mall!

TODAY the sale is open to the public from 9am-8pm.
Be sure to check tomorrow's sale times at:
http://www.dittosforkiddos.com/calendar/

Don't miss the Master Gardner's events happening October 6 and 13th!

We are having back to back events in October!

October 6th is the Fall Symposium, filled with great speakers and an optional fun activity at the end of the day! Register and pay on-line by the October 3rd deadline! Check out these cute mosaic stones we will be making!

The Fall plant sale is returning, and is scheduled for October 13th! We will have great plants, and will also have a larger inventory of trees as the Fall is the best time to get trees planted!

We hope to see you there!

Hendrick Health System

Under the Sea is where the party will be. Splash on out to the Taylor County Expo Center Coliseum on Tuesday, October 9 at 6 p.m. for the 2018 Bunco for Breast Cancer Tournament! We can’t wait to see your best ocean-inspired looks.

Online registration for the 2018 Bunco for Breast Cancer Tournament is now available. Registration fee is $30 per player.
Visit https://womens.hendrickhealth.org/bunco/reg.php

Prizes will be awarded in the following areas:

Best Female Costume
Best Male Costume
Best Group Costume – This is a group award presented to an entire table.

Become a volunteer for the 2018 Bunco for Breast Cancer Tournament. Watch the video for more information and follow the link to sign up: http://signup.com/login/entry/433181438030

Dittos for Kiddos, Inc.

Dittos for Kiddos, Inc. will be at the Taylor County Expo Center Round Building and Modern Living Mall October 3-6th. For more information, please click the link below!
http://www.dittosforkiddos.com/calendar/

This week only! Don't miss out. Anything you need for children all in one place. Come see us in the Round Building Wednesday thru Saturday! www.dittosforkiddos.com

If you are looking for something free to do this weekend come out to the Taylor County Expo Center, October 4th-6th in the Horse Barn. Watch ropers over 70 years of age compete in the Finals this weekend. You can learn a lot from these folks! For more information, please contact Jim Ward at 940-989-3708
For more information, please click the link below!
http://www.stra.net/rules.htm

Get ready for Dittos for Kiddos, Inc. Abilene's largest children's consignment sale happening October 3-6! Toys, furniture, clothes and baby equipment are the many things you can find at Dittos for Kiddos, Inc. Make a trip out to the Taylor County Expo Center and find all of these great items in either the Round Building or Modern Living Mall.

Happy #NationalConsignmentDay to all of our lovely shoppers out there! The nation might have only one day to celebrate, but we're celebrating ALL WEEK! Watch our FB page for give-aways!

Buy or Save yourself a Pre-Sale Ticket here: http://www.dittosforkiddos.com/presale-information/

Check details on the week's sale times here: http://www.dittosforkiddos.com/calendar/

1st horse show in the new barn. Thank you Big Country Quarter Horse Assoc. for hosting the Snaffle Bit Show at the Expo Center

Don't miss Stock Horse of Texas World Championship October 26-28, 2018 at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene, Texas!
Go Round 1 -- Friday, October 26
Go Round 2 -- Saturday, October 27
For more information, please click the link below!
https://stockhorsetexas.org/index.asp

Western Heritage Classic

Western Heritage Classic Chuckwagon Cookoff 2018. Wilber and his Wife Annette Wilson from Stamford, Texas shows us the importance of the Chuckwagon by showing us the authenticity of their equipment and history from their Breakaway Wagon. Thank you Michelle Newman for providing the video www.enlightenedtravel.net. Make sure to Visit Abilene, Texas May 9-12, 2019 where you can take a trip back in time to the cattle drive era as dozens of chuck wagons from across the southwest vie for Cookoff Champion titles.

Western Heritage Classic Chuckwagon Cookoff 2018. Wilber and his Wife Annette Wilson from Stamford, Texas shows us the importance of the Chuckwagon by showing us the authenticity of their equipment and history from their Breakaway Wagon. Thank you Michelle Newman for providing the video www.enlightenedtravel.net. Make sure to Visit Abilene, Texas May 9-12, 2019 where you can take a trip back in time to the cattle drive era as dozens of chuck wagons from across the southwest vie for Cookoff Champion titles.

September 29 and 30 the National Snaffle Bit Association will be at the Taylor County Expo Center! The purpose of the National Snaffle Bit Association is to define, promote and improve the quality of the pleasure horse, to promote exhibits, events, and contests in expositions and shows; to promote the training of pleasure horses, to promote interest in pleasure horses among younger horsemen and to use and encourage the use of the standard rules for holding and judging contests of the pleasure horse.

Don't miss this event Saturday, October 13th in the Modern Living Mall.

The Big Country Master Gardeners are bringing back the Fall Plant Sale on October 13th from 8 AM - 12 PM! In most instances, Fall is the very best time to plant perennials, trees, and shrubs, giving them a chance to settle in and get established! We’ll have some great plants to choose from - we hope to see you there!

Don't miss Dittos for Kiddos, Inc. at the Taylor County Expo Center October 3-6! Our consignment sales give you the opportunity to sell your gently used clothing, toys, and equipment and receive 65% of your selling price with no long wait for your items to sell. AND, as a consignor, you also have the opportunity to shop for great bargains before we open to the public. Clean out and cash in as you sell and shop for great bargains at the best children’s consignment sale in the Big Country! Be sure to visit our Photo Gallery page to see what the sales are like! For more information, please click the link below!
http://www.dittosforkiddos.com/

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1700 State Highway 36
Abilene, TX
79602

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
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