Your FIRST PLACE to find Summer Fun, Excitement, Food & Entertainment!
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!

HOME OF THE OLDEST COUNTY FAIR IN TEXAS!

Come out to the Oldest, Continuous County Fair in Texas, August 22 – 25, 2019. Relive the fun of the midway, the flavor of funnel cakes and sausage-on-a-stick, the pageantry of the Queen Contest, judging of pies, cakes, cookies, quilts and two-days of live parimutuel horse racing.

Click here for the 2019 Fair Parade Entry Form.
Click here for an application for the 2020 Fair Queen’s Court.
Click here for the 2019 Fair Catalog.

Gillespie County Fair Livestock Show
Online Entries click
here
Click here to download the Livestock Rules

All year round we host many memorable events, from music events, parimutuel horse racing, an antique tractor show, country craft markets, dinners, dances, and pageants. (Check out our calendar for upcoming events).

AUGUST PARI-MUTUEL RACING DATES:
August 10 and 11; 24 and 25

RENT OUR FACILITIES!
Have an event upcoming? 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!

CLICK HERE FOR LODGING CHOICES IN FREDERICKSBURG!

Please note: Only ADA Service Animals Allowed

 

The Easter Fires will be held again on April 16, 2022, as Fredericksburg celebrates its 175th Anniversary.
Be sure to mark your calendars and join us for this celebration of our German heritage!