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The 11th Annual Best Little Cowboy Gathering In Texas

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Fayette County Fair Grounds

West Fair Grounds Road

La Grange, TX 78945

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The Best Little Cowboy Gathering promotes the Cowboy Culture with a variety of music emphasizing western swing, country and old cowboy classics. Family style entertainment is served up with true western flavor for four fun-filled days at the Fayette Country Fairgrounds, overlooking the Colorado River Valley, in La Grange, Texas.

This is a great family event for all ages. There is music and dancing by top music performers, BBQ cook-off, chuckwagon exhibits, horse clinics, outdoor cooking demonstrations, dutch oven exhibits, fiddle extravaganza, children events, arts and craft exhibits, blacksmith demonstrations, and food booths. All music and most other events are under a roof. The Fayette County Fair Grounds is on a bluff over looking the Colorado River Valley. With it's abundant trees and beautiful view, it is the perfect setting for such an event. Rain or shine, this event is a blast! Always the second full weekend in March.

Country, Western Swing, and Western music performed by top entertainers. This years 2019 line-up includes: Derek Spence & Southern County Line with their Tribute to George Strait, Jeff Woolsey, Billy Mata, Coby Carter, Brady Honeycutt, Will Banister, Rocky King, Jody Nix, Kristyn Harris, Ken Brothers, The Lake Travis Fiddlers, Tim Spice dutch oven chef, and more. Your admission gets you to all of these events and more. Proceeds benefit area youth!

*Please note that reserve spots in the dance hall are being sold in advance to our long time attendees. Ticket packages DO NOT include the admittance into the dance hall. Call Jon Quinn at 979-966-7846 for availability.

Bring a JACKET, temperatures plummet after dark. Sunscreen and camp chairs are recommend for the dog shows and horse clinic.

Advance tickets on sale thru Eventbrite.com, in La Grange at Le Petite on the north side of square at 226 West Colorado, in Navasota at the Western Club on Highway 6 Southbound service road.

For more information and schedule of events go to bestlittlecowboygathering.org. Our website has complete list of RVs parks and Motels. Self contained RVs can park on the Fair Grounds for free.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR VENDOR BOOTHS ARE AVAILABLE. Registration forms available on our website.

Tickets sold on Eventbrite DO NOT include admittance into the dance hall unless it is specifically stated.

Enclosed Outdoor Stage with Wooden Dance Floor

Many new additions have been added to our enclosed outdoor stage. A wooden dance floor to shuffle those boots on too! Expansion on the stage was done along with the ability to enclose the whole stage in case the weather doesn't cooperate with us.

COME EARLY AND STAY AN EXTRA DAY. Fayette County is full of unique and historical places. La Grange has a great downtown area. You will want to tour The Texas Quilt Museum, then walk around our old time square full of shopping and dining. The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center offers a rich cultural experience of our Texas ancestors and culture still present today. Visit local favorite, Prause Meat Market which serves slow smoked meats on wax paper. Say hello to BLCG's member Donella at Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe. Experience historic Texas sites at Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery. Our Lake Fayette boasts some off the best fishing in the state. The city of Schulenburg draws many visitors to their beautiful Painted Churches. The towns of Round Top, Warrenton, Carmine and Fayetteville are full of antiques, music, art, shopping, food, historical buildings and much more.

Jody Nix Fiddle Extravaganza

Enjoy a legendary mix of artists coming together for The Fiddle Extravaganza! See Jody Nix & The Texas Cowboys featuring other fine fiddlers for a truly unique musical hour!

Western Arts & Crafts

Artists and craftsman from various backgrounds showcase their cowboy art, fine jewelry, vintage furniture, custom clothing, and many other exhibits. Browse the exhibit hall to find that special memento of the Cowboy Gathering. Vendor applications are available on our website.

Best Little Cook-Off In Texas

Who's the best cook? Take the challenge for some hard work and good old fun. Teams consist of chief cook and five team members. Great smells and tastes for everyone! Especially the margaritas Friday night! This cook-off is sanctioned by the Lone Star BBQ Association. Applications are available on our website with discounts available for paying in advance.

Children's Events

Children of all ages will enjoy activities throughout the day.

Don't forget to bring a jacket!


This is a weekend of fantastic music & dancing day and night, BBQ cookers, children's events, historical events, and Texas sized hospitality!

Entertainment Lineup


Friday March 8, 2019

Inside the Hall
12 PM - Coby Carter and Five Miles West with special guests Brady Honeycutt and Will Banister
4 PM - Jason Roberts Band
8 PM - Jake Hooker and the Outsiders with Special Guest Tommy Hooker

Outside Covered Stage
3:30 PM - Will Banister Band with Special Guests Coby Carter and Brady Honeycutt
7:30 PM - Jeff Woolsey & The Dancehall Kings

Saturday March 9, 2019

New Exhibit Hall
9:30 AM & 2:30 PM - Singer/Songwriter Cowboy Poetry Showcase

Horse Barn
11 AM and 2 PM - Andalusian Horse Demonstrations
12 PM and 3 PM - Jodi Brassard Horse Clinic
1 PM and 4 PM - Dog Training Clinic, provided by Service Dogs, Inc.
1:30 PM and 4:30 PM - Mutton Busting

Outside Covered Stage

11:00 AM - Kristyn Harris & Ken Brothers with special guest performers
1:30 PM - Jody Nix Fiddle Extravaganza
3 PM - Lake Travis Fiddlers
5 PM - Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition
7 PM - Derek Spence Tribute to George Strait

Inside the Hall
4 PM - Jody Nix and The Texas Cowboys
8 PM - Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition

*Schedule is subject to changes.

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Fayette County Fair Grounds

West Fair Grounds Road

La Grange, TX 78945

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