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Galveston County Fair & RodeoFair fun will start early this year for the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo. Sneak-a-peek night will kick off the fair on Thursday, April 9, from 6 to 10 p.m. On this evening, fairgoers will be able to enjoy action-packed rides and fun-filled amusement provided by Todd Armstrong Shows. Armstrong’s midway is new to the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo, but he and his family are veterans in the carnival industry. “I think everyone is going to be very pleased, there will be a lot of different stuff this year. We got [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][sic] a 70 ft high Ferris wheel, a 100 ft drop tower and a very good selection of kiddy rides,” says Todd Armstrong, owner and operator of Todd Armstrong Shows. He adds, “I think people will be very impressed with the cleanliness, the shade stations, the seating areas and the overall presentation.”

Thrill seekers will have their choice of fun. Armstrong has premier rides in his carnival, including the Himalaya, the Pulse, a ride that was imported from the Czech Republic, and the fan favorite Tilt-A-Whirl ride. Armstrong is currently importing a new ride from China that he will be adding to his assortment of rides. “We are excited to have Todd bring his quality of amusement to our fair and our community,” says Paul Tibaldo, Galveston County Fair & Rodeo president.

Fair goers will be treated to free admission on sneak-a-peek Thursday and with the donation of two canned goods to benefit a local food bank, carnival armbands will be discounted to $15. Daily carnival discounts will be offered Monday through Thursday during the fair’s run. Regular armband prices are $20 for Friday night and $25 on Saturday and Sunday.

The fair officially runs from April 10 – 18.  For more information on the fair schedule or to purchase tickets, visit[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]