Welcome to South Texas Cowboy Gathering
The annual South Texas Cowboy Gathering & Western Music Festival is held the first weekend in May which falls this year on May 5 – 6, 2017. This is a great family event and brings people together from Texas and beyond to celebrate our Western heritage. There will be authentic cowboy and western swing music, storytelling, dancing, children’s activities, delicious cowboy cookin’ and more.
Our program kicks off Friday evening at 7:00 pm with a Campfire Happy Hour and chuckwagon hors d’oeuvres, an All Star Jam Session, followed by an Open Pickin’ & Grinnin’ to provide an opportunity for those who want to share their musical or storytellin’ / poetic talents. On Saturday from 10 a.m. until Midnight, your day will be filled with the finest music and storytelling you will find anywhere. A line-up of multi-award winning performers will be featured including these top entertainers:
- R.W. Hampton
- Pipp Gillette
- Calvin Hampton
- Hot Club of Cowtown
- Tin Roof
- Jill Jones
- Mike Blakely
- Jim Jones
- Rocky King Band
Top off Saturday at our cowboy steak dinner & concert featuring R. W. Hampton. Following the concert, you can tap your toes or two-step the night away at our Saturday night dance featuring Hot Club of Cowtown and the Rocky King Band. Purchase your advance tickets now!
There will be lots of entertainment plus you will enjoy the beauty of this 115 acre facility which is situated on the banks of Geronimo Creek. It is the perfect location for our Gathering with beautiful trees, rustic buildings, pavilions, outdoor amphitheater, and nature hiking trails. Reservations can be made for on-site RV camping by calling (830) 660-3083. Our host hotel will be the historic downtown Park Plaza Hotel (830-584-4400). Reserve by April 15 and mention South Texas Cowboy Gathering to receive a special room rate. This is a rain or shine event.