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!

Please note that our PBR date has changed to September 8!


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.
Click here for Non-Food Vendor information for the Fair. (All Food Vendor Booths Have Been Filled For 2018.)

PARADE ENTRY FORM: Click here to download.
2019 Queen’s Court Application: Click here to download.

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

Download your 2018 July Maiden Classic Nomination Form and your 2018 Futurity Flyer here!
Download the 2018 Condition and Stakes book here!

Mark your calendars for our 2018 Pari-mutuel Horse Racing Season: July 7 and 8; July 21 and 22; August 11 and 12; August 25 and 26. Other activities during race meets include Night in Old Fredericksburg on July 21, and 130th Gillespie County Fair August 23 – 26.




May The Best Wiener Be The Winner! Click here for information on the 1st Ever Schnickelfritz Stakes, July 21, 2018!

If you would like to be a non-food vendor at Night In Old Fredericksburg, click here to download an application.

Livestock Entries for the Gillespie County Fair, shows beginning 8/11/18: Click Here

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 events).


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