- The 2017 Rice Festival runs from
- October 19th thru October 22nd
- Queens Pageant is on Saturday, October 14th at 7:00 PM at the Keye-Ingram Auditorium.
- Festival is held at the Matagorda County Fairgrounds.
- Free parking all around the fairgrounds.
- $20 VIP parking passes available.
- Rice Dish Roundup will be held on Tuesday, October 17th
- Public viewing of Rice Dishes will be from 4 to 6 PM on that day.
- Award ceremony will be held in the Fairgrounds Multi-purpose building starting at 6 PM