The 2018 Southeast Arkansas District Fair, Livestock Show and Rodeo week kicks off with the annual parade on Main Street in downtown Pine Bluff.


The parade will begin at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, according to a newsletter from the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce.


The district fair will be held at Hestand Stadium Fairgrounds Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 2-6 with rodeo finals Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 4-6.


“It’s almost time for the 79th annual Southeast Arkansas District Fair, Livestock Show and Rodeo. So, bring out the cowboy boots and Stetsons and plan to make your way to Hestand Stadium for the carnival rides, exhibits and bucking broncos. This year’s event coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Arkansas Rodeo Association,” the newsletter said.