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30th Annual Cotton Gin Festival
April 26, 2019 - April 27, 2019
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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