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29th Annual Cotton Gin Festival
April 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
29th Annual Cotton Gin Festival!
April 20 – 21, 2018
Schedule of Events (subject to change)
Friday – April 20
Festival kicks-off with ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SHRIMP BOIL — $400 Sponsor Table includes 8 tickets; limit 400 tickets. *Always sells out!
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 21 -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 ROBERT ZIENTEK
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. THE GREER FAMILY BAND
3:00 p.m. Ginning of historic cotton bales
4:00 p.m. THE DUJKA BROTHERS BAND
4:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull