Being plumbers in Fort Worth for as long as we have, we know that cowboys are not just a thing of the past. We are celebrating and remembering our western roots this upcoming weekend at the annual Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival. If you have never attended before, you are missing out. Read more here about this event:
Join us in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District for the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival. This premiere celebration of the nation’s premier western heritage event has been voted ‘Best Gathering and Best Family Event’ by the readers of American Cowboy Magazine.
Come enjoy these great events during the weekend: Wagon Train and Trail Ride from Jacksboro, Exciting Ranch Rodeo Action, Chuck Wagon Camp and Competition, Trappings Show, Cowboy Poetry and Cowboy Music, Ranch Cutting Horse Assn. Rodeo Finals, Youth Poetry Contest, Youth Fiddle Contest, Youth Chuck Wagon Cook-off, Texas Trail of Fame, Cowboy Church, Cowboy Gospel Concert, Western Swing Dances.
There are so many fun and family friendly events to attend at the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival. Here are some of the events that are happening each day. To see a full listing of all the events and details, click here.
Friday, October 27
Cowboy Trappings and Trade show (Barn E in Mule Alley) – free to the public from 10AM-12:30PM.
Chuck Wagon Camp – lawns of Livestock Exchange and Cowtown Coliseum buildings
Saturday, October 28
Texas Trail of Fame Induction Ceremony – Livestock Exchange Building steps
Tejas Vaqueros and Ranchero Visitadores Invitational Team Roping – Cowtown Coliseum
West Fork Cattle Dog Challenge – Cowtown Coliseum
Youth Fiddle Contest – Mule Alley stage
Western Swing Festival – Red Steagall and the Boys in the Bunkhouse with Leon Rausch, Bobby Flores, Jake Hooker and Jason Roberts
Sunday, October 29
Cowboy Church – Mule Alley
Children’s Chuck Wagon Cookoff – lawn of the Livestock Exchange
Cowboy Gospel Concert – starring Don Edwards with Special Guests: Jean Prescott, Red Steagall and Dan Roberts
This is a small sample of all of the events that will be held this upcoming weekend. So, put on those cowboy hats and boots and make your way down to the best cowboy gathering in Texas!
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