Kyles for miles: ‘Kyle Fair’ seeks to break world record in namesake Texas city

Prepare for a pile of Kyles.

Thousands of Kyles will journey for miles to their namesake Texas city this weekend in hopes of smashing the Guinness World Record for the most important gathering of individuals with the identical first title. 

The “Kyle Fair A Tex-Travaganza” will want at the least 2,326 folks named Kyle — with that exact spelling — to break the record, a objective pageant organizers have set their sights on for half a decade.

Kyles gather at the 2023 Kyle Fair "A Tex-Travaganza"
The “Kyle Fair A Tex-Travaganza” goals to break the Guinness World Record for the most important gathering of individuals with the identical first title. instagram/kyletxchambervb

“Last year, we were blown away by the amount of Kyles who showed up in honor of their namesake. Nearly 1,500 Kyles answered the call, but we need even more Kyles to break the record in 2024,” Claudia Rocha, Kyle Fair Special Events Manager, stated in a press release.

“Kyles, you’re our only hope to bring the Guinness World Record for the largest same-name gathering, first-name-only, to American soil and firmly in the hands of Kyles worldwide.”

The Kyle cabal — fittingly going down at Lake Kyle Park — is trying to dethrone the group of 2,325 Ivans who gathered in Bosnia and Herzegovina in July 2017.

The effort will mark the Kyles’ fifth try at topping the record, first beginning with 100 folks in 2017, when the foundations had been barely extra lenient and allowed related names like Kyler and Kylie, or folks whose center names are Kyle, to take part.

Kids ride a rollercoaster at the 2023 Kyle Fair.
At least 2,326 Kyles want to present up to declare the title. kylefair

The Kyle Fair’s numbers dwindled in the next two years, with solely 34 and 27 Kyles, respectively, answering the decision.

After a quick break, the Kyles got here out sturdy in 2023, with 1,490 Kyles from 49 states and even Canada displaying up for the occasion, however nonetheless falling quick by 836.

The three-day Kyle-ganza will not be all concerning the Kyle counting, nonetheless.

The City of Kyle's Water tower
The extravaganza is fittingly going down on the City of Kyle in Texas. cityofkyle

Concerts, cooking competitions, truthful rides and performances are slated to refill the weekend, and even a 5K is on the docket — all of which is free to all.

All the hubbub will likely be at a standstill at 1 p.m. Saturday, nonetheless, when the Kyle counting is ready to start.

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