The Gillespie County Fair & Festivals Association brings you the best in old-fashioned fun plus the freshest family entertainment you’ll find anywhere in the Lone Star State!popcorn

OLDEST COUNTY FAIR!

Every summer come out to the Oldest, Continuous County Fair in Texas. Relive the fun of the midway, the flavor of funnel cakes and sausage-on-a-stick, the pageantry of the Queen Contest, and the judging of pies, cakes, cookies, and quilts.

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MOST EXCITING EVENTS!

Place your bets at our Pari-mutuel Horse Races. Enjoy exciting summer weekends railside, feeling the pounding hooves and cheering on your favorites.

Mark your calendars for our 2017 Pari-mutuel Horse Racing Season: July 1 and 2; July 15 and 16; August 12 and 13; August 26 and 27. Other activities during race meets include Night in Old Fredericksburg on July 15, and 129th Gillespie County Fair August 24-27. Go to events page for more details.

All year round we host many memorable events, from professional bull riding to gun and knife shows to country craft markets to dinners, dances, and pageants. (Check out our calendar for upcoming eventspig).

Have an event you’d like to see? Rent our facilities! We offer lots of room, a variety of venues, and reasonable rates–perfect for your festival, exhibit, wedding, or other occasion.

COME OUT FOR NEW OLD-FASHIONED FUN!

December Office Hours:
8-4   Monday-Thursday
8-Noon  Fridays
Office will be closed entire week of 12-25/12-29.
The office will re-open on 1-2-18