Enjoy pari-mutuel horse racing and watch chili cooks compete in a CASI sanctioned event. Anyone interested in cooking can contact Kim Hiley at (210) 286-4275. Texas Fest weekend also coincides with the Night in Old Fredericksburg celebration. Those who get a wristband with paid admission at either event get into the other event free. At the Gillespie County Fairgrounds on Hwy 16 South.
Gates open at 11 am. Post time is 1 pm. Gates close after the last race – usually around 6:30 pm. $5 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; under 6 free. Box seats are $9.