Workers set up games and other attractions at the carnival in Killeen on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

The Killeen Winter Carnival began Thursday and will run through Mar. 1 at the Killeen Special Events Center on South W.S. Young Drive.

Residents can pay $30 today, Saturday or Sunday to get a wristband to ride the rides or $1 per day to enter the carnival. It will cost $20 for Monday through Wednesday for the wristbands. On Thursday, everything will cost $1 including each individual ride. Friday will be military appreciation night and those with a military identification card can get in for free. For non-military the wristband price will go back up to $30 for the weekend.

The carnival will include rides, drinks, hot dogs and popcorn.

Call Bear Jones at 254-681-3357 for more information on the carnival.

The Killeen Junior Livestock Show will be taking place from Thursday through Feb. 29.

On Feb. 27, judging will begin with ag mechanics at 9 a.m., poultry show at 11 a.m., the goat show at 4 p.m. and the sheep show at 7 p.m.

On Feb. 28, the rabbit show will begin at 10 a.m., the cooking competition will begin at noon, the swine show at 4 p.m. and the cattle show at 7 p.m.

Feb. 29 will begin with the junior exhibitor show at 10 a.m., the back door buyer’s appreciation bbq will be at 11 a.m., awards and scholarships will be presented at noon and the auction sale will start at 12:30 p.m.

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