In just over a week, the 126th Gillespie County Fair will once offer four days of events for the entire family, Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 21-24.
Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc., the “oldest, continuous county fair in Texas” features live pari-mutuel horse racing, a carnival and midway, displays of agricultural and home products, a parade, queen’s contest, antique machinery displays, musical entertainment, livestock competitions, vendors and more.
And with the 126th celebration just around the corner, patrons are reminded that they can purchase tickets online in advance at www.gillespiefair.com.
The 126th Gillespie County Fair opens on Thursday, Aug. 21, with free admission to the grounds. The gates will open at 5 p.m.
There is a charge for the Moore’s Greater Shows carnival and midway, which also opens Thursday and continues throughout the weekend.