March 3rd - March 19th, 2023
Retama Park (1 Retama Parkway) in Selma, TX


In 2022 Big TX Fun and Heroes Sports gave 2,000lbs of crawfish to veterans and active duty. We want to continue to Thank you and give you more in 2023.

Heros Sports

Registration for the 1 free lb is located at the crawfish booth. Please bring proper identification.

Festival Dates and Hours 

March 3rd 5:00pm – 11:00pm

March 4th 12:00pm – 11:00pm

March 5th 12:00pm – 10:00pm

March 6th – March 9th 5:00pm – 10:00pm

March 10th 5:00pm – 11:00pm

March 11th 12:00pm – 11:00pm
March 12th 12:00pm – 11:00pm

March 13th – March 16th 3:00pm – 10:00pm

March 17th 3:00pm – 11:00pm

March 18th 12:00pm – 11:00pm
March 19th 12:00pm – 10:00pm

Admission – $12 Adults / $8 kids
Parking – $5 per car

Crawfish Boil

Crawfish Eating Contest

*Crawfish Eating contest March 11th at 4 pm.

*last day to register on this site is March 9th!

Family Carnival

New and exciting rides provided by Talley Amusements will be at the Big TX Fun Carnival Midway for 2023

Unlimited ride wristbands
Sold Monday – Friday
Ride tickets sold daily
Rides available by height
36” and above – 15 rides
42” and above – 25 rides
48” and above – 35 rides


Petting zoo (Free with admission) open daily if weather permits

NEW ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS (additional charge)

  • Tortoise Encounter
  • Kangaroo Encounter
  • Water Buffalo Encounter

Character Appearance

at the carnival midway every Friday – Sunday during open hours.

Live Performances

The Bird Man Show from Las Vegas
3/12 and 3/13
Time TBA

Hypnotist Joseph Roberts
3/12 - 3:30 pm & 5:30 pm
3/13 - 2:00 pm & 5:00 pm

Zydeco Tex-Mex Cajun Louisiana Swamp Band
3/12 - 3:30 pm

King George: A George Strait Tribute
3/12 - 7:00 pm

Grupo Folklorico de Bendiciones
3/13 - 1:00 pm

Clint Taft and the Buck Wild Band
3/13 - 6:00 pm

3/14 and 3/20
Time TBA

Jean-Pierre and the Zydeco Angels
3/19 - 3:30 pm

Dance Infinity
3/20 - 1:00 pm

Young Klassics
3/20 - 2:30 pm

Live Family Shows

Cow Town USA
Show Times TBA
Come enjoy Cow Town USA and milk a cow or take a photo with a GIANT OX.

Show Times TBA

Wolves of the World Show 
Show Times TBA

Animals That Built America
Show Times TBA
Animals that were present during frontier times that helped build America.

Dino Encounters

Live Entertainment

Live Music will be on the YoloTX Stage Friday – Sunday

Battle of the Bands

Big TX Fun will be hosting local bands from across Texas to perform in the first ever Big TX Fun Battle of the bands. Bands will be competing after a Title of best band in Texas, but also a $10,000 prize pay out!

















How it works:

Up to 32 Bands will perform on one of the following days 3/4, 3/5, 3/11 or 3/12. Top two highest scoring bands from each day will move on to the finals and perform on 3/18.

The finals will consist of eight bands battling it out for the $10,000 pay out. The finalists will perform on 3/18.

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors

Crawfish Festival

Covid-19 Safety Warning

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures- for you, our other guests, employees, and vendors. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Big Texas Fun.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exist in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By visiting Big Texas Fun you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.