Texian Market Days
8:19 a.m. UPDATE: Phone service is currently OUT at the Park, but the Texian Market Days festival is still happening! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a pressing festival question! Gates open at 9 a.m. — see you then!
Saturday, October 20, 2018
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
at the George Ranch Historical Park
The Fort Bend History Association is proud to present the 35th annual Texian Market Days festival, held at the George Ranch Historical Park. Bring the whole family to discover more than 150 years of Texas history! Enjoy hands-on activities, battle re-enactments, live entertainment, first-person costumed interpreters, historic home tours, games, cowboys, vintage vehicles, food, craft vendors and more. Texian Market Days is our biggest living history event of the year — you don’t want to miss it!
Battle Re-Enactments • Food Trucks • Vendors • Pioneer Folk Life
Cowboys & Cowgirls • Games • Cattleworking Demonstrations • Historic House Tours
Live Music and Entertainment • Hands-On Activities • And More!
- Discounted tickets available at any Houston-area H-E-B Business Center!
- TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE GATE: $20 – Adults | $15 – Seniors | $10 – Children Ages 4-12
2018 Presenting Sponsor:
El Patron Sponsor:
Cattle Baron Sponsors:
Lida D. McNeill
Mary Catherine “Polly” Shouse
Chow Down Sponsor:
Festival Map Sponsor:
Medical & Security Brigade Sponsor:
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing | Barbara Roane Bleil | Descendants of Mary Ann Carrico
OCuSOFT, Inc. | Lytle & Moore, LLP | Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land | The Hlavinka Equipment Company | Mrs. Jack Wendt
Friday, October 19, 2018: SCHOOL DAY
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ideal for grades 4-7, the Texian Market Days school day is our biggest field trip day of the year! Enjoy historical re-enactments, hands-on activities, old-fashioned games, cattle demonstrations, live entertainment, historic house tours and more! To book your school group, email email@example.com or call 281-343-0218 x220.
Click here to download the 2018 Craft Vendor form.
Contact: Ana Alicia Estrada, 281-342-6478
Click here to download the 2018 Sponsor Opportunities Packet.
Contact: Zarinah K. Poole, 281-342-1256
Click here to complete the Volunteer Registration Form.
Re-enactors contact: Krystal Willeby, 281-343-0218 x278
General volunteer contact: Jessica Avery, 281-342-6478
Site Sponsor – $8,000
1830s Jones Stock Farm
1860s Ryon Prairie Home
1890s Davis Victorian Complex
1930s George Cattle Complex
1890s George House Complex
El Patron Sponsor – $5,000
Cattle Baron Sponsor – $3,000 – Limited Availability
Branding & Underwriting Opportunities
Medical & Security Brigade – $2,000 – One Available
Weary Wagon Host – $2,000 – Four Available
Visitor Maps – $1,500
Survey Incentive – $1,000
Festival Flyers – $500
Cowboy Cobbler Collaborator – $1,000
Chow Down – $1,100 or In-Kind
Ranch Ticket Package – $500
Family Ticket Package – $250
School Programs Donation
Texas History Signs – $75/sign; 12 available.
The Texian Market Days festival is a community event benefiting the:
Photos courtesy: Roy Kasmir, Deidre Black and the Fort Bend History Association.