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35th Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 04/20/2024
Join us for the 35th Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 10am to 6pm. Come out to Burton, home of the 1914 Burton Farmers Gin, and celebrate the 35th Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival! This is a FREE, family friendly event featuring a day full of fun and history! The day begins with a parade through Burton, and continues at the grounds of the Texas Cotton Gin Museum. Shop and eat in our Arts & Crafts Vendor Area, and Food Court. Watch Folklife skills demonstrations like Blacksmithing and butter churning, and spoon carving. Enjoy our Tractor, Engine, and Classic Cars on Display, and take part in fun Contests, and Games. Live Music begins at 11am. AND new this year, we will have two step dance classes 12:30-1:30 with Hill Country Two Step! Tours of the Burton Farmers Gin from 11am to 2pm. At 3 PM the Oldest Operating Cotton Gin in America will come to life, and a bale of cotton will be ginned.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately. If you have a question about the activity itself, please contact the organization administrator listed below.

For more information on all of the great parts of festival either click below or click on the EVENTS menu and choose from Parade, Folk Life, Crafts, Food, Tractor Pull, Entertainment etc. 

​Thanks and see you soon!

​Antique Farm Equipment
Arts & Craft Booths
Folk Life




*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


307 N. Main Street
Burton, TX, 77835
United States


(979) 289-3378
Contact name: 
Steph Jarvis
The event has already taken place on this date: 
10am to 6pm