30th Annual Cotton Gin Festival!
April 26-27, 2019

Schedule of Events (subject to change)

Friday - April 26

Festival kicks-off with ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SHRIMP BOIL -- $400 Sponsor Table includes 8 tickets; limit 360 tickets. Call the museum at 979-289-3378 or e-mail us at burtoncottongin@earthlink.net for tickets. Tickets sold out by March last year, so please call us soon!

6:00 p.m. -- doors open at Burton Community Center

6:30 p.m. -- All you can eat Shrimp served

7:00 p.m. -- Live Auction begins


Saturday - April 27 -FREE ADMISSION

Starts off with Main Street Parade and includes the Children's Bicycle Parade... Family activities and contests (bubble gum blowing, pie eating, seed pulling), Food Booths, Craft Booths, Children's Barnyard , Antique Tractor Show and Pull, Tours of historic 1914 Burton Farmers Gin, Tours of Wehring Shoe Shop and Cotton Warehouse, Folk Life Demonstrations, and Antique Engine Exhibits!


Saturday Key Events and Entertainment Schedule (subject to change)

10:00 a.m.   Gates open to the public

10:00 a.m.   Cotton Gin Festival Parade

11:30 a.m.   Bubble Gum Blowing Contest

Noon           BAND TBA

12:30 p.m.   Pie Eating Contest

1:00 p.m.     Tractor Pull Begins

1:30 p.m.     Cotton Seed Pulling Contest

2:30 p.m.     BAND TBA

3:00 p.m.     Ginning of historic cotton bales

4:00 p.m.     BAND TBA

4:00 p.m.     Kiddie Tractor Pull


Burton Area Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 171

                             Burton, Texas 77835-0101 

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