Get Ready for Lee County Fair
The Lee County Fair starts on Thursday evening after school. The arts & craft vendors begin setting up and the Youth Fair board has worked for at least a week hanging flagging, banners, cleaning buildings, setting benches, and picnic tables; all in preparation of the Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge BBQ Cook-Off.
The community wide event brings together the best of bbq cooking, Texas Country Music, arts & crafts, The Mighty Thomas Carnival, competitive beer and wine making, hot sauce, cobblers, and Senior Citizen activities.
Thursday - Gates open at 4pm: Arts & Crafts Vendors, BBQ Cook-Off teams are setting up. Free to enter the fairgrounds. Carnival opens at 6pm with two for one armband specials. The Mighty Thomas Carnival has rides for all ages. This carnival has been coming to Giddings for the past five years. The Elite Cheer Competition team will perform under the big pavilion their Spring Show. Then local DJ Jason will take over.
Friday- Senior Citizen Day is the favorite activity for Friday because we kick off the day with Bingo, followed by LaGrange Roadrunners Square Dancers and Polka Music. Seniors can pick up great information from the sponsor tables that are located around the grounds. BBQ plates are served for a fee of $3. The meal is sponsored by Oakland Manor and LCRA.
Saturday - Starting with the Parade in Giddings around City Park and then continuing out at the Fairgrounds for a fun-filled day.