Fair and Festival Calendar of the Llanos Mesteños


Alice, Jim Wells County Events

Jim Well County Fair, last weekend in October
Fiesta Bandana, May
Tejano Roots Music Festival
Ruben Naranjo Festival

San Diego, Duval County Events

Duval County Fair, 1st week in March
Fiesta de San Diego Pan de Campo Festival, June

Concepcion, Duval County Events

Fiesta del Rancho, 1st week of October

Benavides, Duval County Events

Feria de Benavides, September

Freer, Duval County Events

Rattlesnake Roundup, 4th week in April
Freer Livestock Show, 2nd week in March

Hebbronville, Jim Hogg County Events

Jim Hogg County Fair, 2nd weekend in March
2nd Annual Vaquero Festival - Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006 - Jim Hogg Co. Courthouse grounds.

Laredo, Webb County Events

Laredo International Fair and Exposition, 1st week in March
Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Mid-February

Zapata, Zapata County Events

Zapata County Fair, 2nd week in March
4th of July Celebration, 4th of July

Rio Grande City, Starr County Events

Starr County Youth Fair, 1st week in March

Linn, San Manuel, Hidalgo County Events

Linn-San Manuel Community Improvement Cookoff - 1st Saturday of December
behind St. Ann's Church at Victor A. Guerra Parish Hall

Raymondville, Willacy County Events

Livestock Show and Rodeo-Raymondville in January
Wild In Willacy Festival-Raymondville in October
Wild Game Tourist Supper, March

Port Mansfield, Willacy County Events

Young Farmer’s Fishing Tournament, May
Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament, July

Kingsville, Kleberg County Events

South Texas Wildlife & Birding Festival, November
King Ranch Ranchhand Breakfast, November
South Texas Ranching Heritage Festival, February
King Ranch Trail Ride, March
Kleberg County Junior Livestock Show, 1st week in February
National Professional Bull Riding World Finals, January


Edinburg, Hidalgo County Events
Sarita, Kenedy County Events
Riviera, Ricardo, Vattmann, Kleberg County Events
Falfurrias, Brooks County Events
Ben Bolt, Jim Wells County Events
Realitos, Duval County Events
Premont, Jim Wells County Events
La Gloria, Santa Elena, San Isidro, Starr County Events
Roma,Starr County Events
Bruni, Oilton, Aguilares, Mirando City, Webb County Events

The Llanos Mesteños South Texas Heritage Trail is being sponsered by the Rio Bravo Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D) a non-profit support arm of the U.S.D.A. Natural Resource Conservation Service. Servicing 12 South Texas counties, the RC&D goals include helping guide the diversification of the region's traditional rural-based economies. Developing South Texas tourism potential is prioritized to increase appreciation among locals and outsiders for the region's abundant historical and natural assets.

Rio Bravo Resource Conservation & Development Council
P.O. Box 1006 • Zapata, TX 78076 • (956) 765-6911