Two events — live pari-mutuel horse racing and the Scholarship Fest — have been combined into one weekend to celebrate the Independence Day holiday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds.
The July Fourth Racing Festival, featuring live pari-mutuel horse races, will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 4-5, while the 18th Annual Scholarship Fest will take place on Saturday evening, July 5.
Both events are sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc.
And for the first time, advance tickets for all four race meet weekends, Scholarship Fest, Night In Old Fredericksburg, the 126th Gillespie County Fair and the Fredericksburg PBR are now available for online purchase.
To purchase tickets online, visit www.gillespiefair.com and click on the ticket link for a secure online transaction.
Information on all of the fair association’s 2014 events can also be found on their website.