Chicken & Bread Days Heritage Festival

Chicken and Bread Days logoEvent Overview
We want you to be a part of the 20th Annual Chicken and Bread Days Heritage Festival. This fun-filled family event, produced by Main Street Bowie, celebrates the colorful history of Bowie, Texas. The festival gets its name from Amon G. Carter and his boyhood friends who sold chicken and biscuits at Bowie’s train depots in the early 1900s.

All of the festival activities take place within a three-block area in historic downtown Bowie.

Quick Glance Guide
  • Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
  • Location: Downtown Bowie
  • Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Features and activities:
    • Arts and crafts vendors
    • Car show
    • Live Entertainment        
    • Fiddler's contest (inside Fire Hall)
    • Food vendors
    • Games and activities for youth
    • Pedal tractor pull
    • Youth art show (inside the City of Bowie Community Room)
    • 3rd Annual BTX Bike ride

Note: All of the rest of the activities, including arts and crafts vendors and food vendors, will be open-air activities strategically placed between our indoor venues to take full advantage of the pedestrian traffic flow.

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