May 18, 19, & 20th (always the third weekend in May)


Physical Address for Fireman's Park /Sheriff's Posse Rodeo Arena: 

2495 West Hwy 290, Giddings TX

The Armed Forces Day/Lee County Fair is on Saturday, May 20th. Armed Forces Day is celebrated at the Lee County Fair with a special ceremony at the Veteran's Memorial Park area. Ceremony will include posting of the colors, national anthem, firing of the vollies and a veteran guest speaker,  Displays will include, current and vintage military vehicles (MVPA), and military weapons and equipment.


Parade at Veterans Park 10:00-11:00

Speakers program will be at 11:30-12:00. Contact Alan Smith for more info at 979-212-1078.


THURSDAY NIGHT - Admission to the fairgrounds is free! Special Carnival pricing on Thursday night.

  • The Mighty Thomas Carnival Opens Thursday Night - two for one arm bands available at the Chamber office until Wednesday, May 17th. Armbands will only be available at the fairgrounds at regular price after Wednesday.


FRIDAY - Senior Citizens Day 10am to 4pm. 

         Free to all seniors age 60 and older.

  • Bingo, BBQ Lunch sponsored by Oakland Manor Nursing Center and LCRA:  Music, Square Dancing, Vendor Booths, and information booths.

  • Lee County Fair Queen Pageant sponsored by St. Mark's Medical Center.

  • TBD



SATURDAY - Parade, Armed Forces Day Celebration, Car Show and More!

  • Lee County Fair Parade at Veteran's Park at 10:00am. Info coming soon.

  • Home Economics Contests - Competition Homemade Wine, Beer, Salsa, & Pie, Arts & Crafts Contest too!  All registration forms are on the JOIN THE FUN! Page!


  • The Original Triumphs play Saturday from 7:00pm - 10:00pm on the Main Stage.

  • Tracy Lawrence

Classic Car show is accepting applications. 832-444-9535

Arts & Crafts and Food Vendors: Contact Paul Kipp  979-542-3113

Lee County Fair & Armed Forces Day Parade: Contact the Chamber of Commerce 979-542-3455

  Softball Coordinator: Contact Maurice Pitts  979-542-6896

Charcoal Challenge: Contact Alma Weiser 979-716-4569



P.O. Box 426
Giddings, TX 78942
(979) 542-3455
Attraction Type
Type - Community
Type - Festival
Type - General Attraction
Type - Recreation
Fair, Carnival, BBQ Cook Off, Bier Garten, Arts & Crafts,Texas Music
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