Go Nuts at Seguin's Annual Pecan Fest
On Saturday, Oct. 24th, Central Park is the Trade Days Market headquarters. A hundred vendors/booths are expected to pack the downtown square. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the annual festival with everything from arts and crafts to pecan treats for sale, there’s something for everyone.
Head over to the Sebastopol House for free tours of the historic limecrete structure. Also on the grounds is the 14th Annual Wilson Pottery Show where you can see and buy new and antique pottery.
Teatro de Artes is celebrating the city’s namesake with mariachi music, children’s activities, traditional food and costumes.
On Saturday morning, hop on your two-wheeler and join the Tour de Pecan Bike Ride. It kicks off at the Power Plant Texas Grill on the Guadalupe River. Registration at 7:45 A.M. Also at the historic Power Plant, plan to enter your secret pecan recipe by noon at the Pecan Bake-off..
At 10:30 A.M., take a moment to learn more about our favorite Texas Hero. The annual ‘Juan Seguin Celebration’ will be held at the Seguin Coliseum.
At night, the city really goes nuts with the Hats Off to Juan Seguin Parade kicking off at 8 P.M. in front of the famous Oak Tavern. A street dance to the music of local music sensation, Natalie Rose, will follow at 9 P.M.
Don’t forget to visit the Pape Nutcracker Museum to see more than 8,000 nutcrackers from all over the world. Over at Heritage Village, you can also see a spectacular quilt show, watch live entertainment from the Bandera Cattle Co. Gun Fighters and kids can compete in a pumpkin decorating contest.
Sunday, October 25, will include the Riverside Cemetery Tours with historical re-enactments of eight distinguished Seguin pioneers, an open house at the historic Magnolia Hotel, live music at the Court Street Coffee Shop and the Polka Fest & Sausage Supper at Emanuel’s Lutheran Church (see events program for times).
Click here for the 2015 Pecan Fest events program.
Click here for official press release.