It will be a busy four days at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds when the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association celebrates the 125th Gillespie County Fair Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 22-25.
To celebrate the 125th Gillespie County Fair, a number of special events and activities are planned along with traditional events while still focusing on the entire family.
Among the special events are a postal cancellation station, 42 tournament, pig races, 5K Fun Run and more.
Among the highlights at the “oldest, continuous county fair in Texas” are two days of live pari-mutuel horse racing, a carnival and midway, displays of agricultural and home products, a parade, a queen’s contest, antique machinery displays, musical entertainment and a livestock exhibition.
The 125th Gillespie County Fair opens Thursday, Aug. 22, at 5 p.m. with free admission to the grounds.