|Posted on 10/10/2014 7:35:00 AM.|
|(Seguin) -- A children's wagon parade is among the new events scheduled for this year's 131st Guadalupe County Fair and PRCA Rodeo. Three full days remain for this year's event at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Fairgrounds.|
Fair Association President Gay Lynn Olsovsky, says the wagon parade helps kick off of the events on Saturday. She says families are encouraged to decorate their wagons and parade around the midway of the fairgrounds. She says there is no cost to participate.
"This year, we're bringing in the wagon parade where kids, families -- they decorate their wagons and they will parade them around the fairgrounds. That's brand new to the fair this year," said Olsovsky.
Families are invited to line-up at 9 a.m. at the gazebo.
Friday's events get underway with the annual fair parade. The parade begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Seguin. It will be followed by the opening of the fair gates at 11 a.m. A number of events are scheduled throughout the day including, the Kid's Corral, wine garden, the Baby Barnyard petting zoo, senior bingo, a hot dog eating contest, a square dance and a number of live entertainment groups.
Wrapping up the evening will be Friday's PRCA Rodeo and muttin bustin' contest followed by the presentation of the Little Miss Round-Up contest. A free dance featuring music by the Natalie Rose Band will follow in the dance pavilion.
Students on Friday get in free until 6 p.m. All military personnel will also be allowed for free throughout the entire day. Admission is $5 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and $7 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Children 10 and under are free.
Saturday's events begin with a 5K Run/Walk at 7 a.m. The fair gates open at 9 a.m. Activities throughout the day include, a pet show, youth activities, a fiddler's contest, the first ever "Dessert Battle" cake decorating contest and the fair queen's contest.
The evening will wrap up with the third and final day of the rodeo and presentation of Miss Round-Up at 7:30 p.m. The specialty act "One Arm Bandit" will also perform at 8 p.m. The free dance on Saturday will feature music by Gary Glenn & 20X Band. The dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the dance pavilion.
Gates on Sunday open at 11 a.m. The fair is free on Sunday. A number of live music and dance performances will be scheduled throughout the day. The public is also invited to cheer on local kids during the annual Best Western Wear Roundup. The contest, which is no longer accepting contestants, is set for 3 p.m. inside of the Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum.
A complete list of all scheduled events can be found online at gcfair.org.
|Guadalupe County Fair, PRCA Rodeo|