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Best festival: Victoria Livestock Show

By Victoria Advocate
March 28, 2012 at 3:03 p.m.
Updated March 27, 2012 at 10:28 p.m.




Best festival: Victoria Livestock Show

The Victoria Livestock Show attracts 15,000 people each year. It's a 66-year-old tradition.

It was named best festival by the Advocate's readers.

The show focuses on the students and their projects from animals to homemaking, with the big prize coming at the end of the show - the livestock auction.

Those courageous enough can enter the karaoke contest. The event also includes wiener dog races, a parade, live music and a large carnival, said Dian Patterson, president of the Victoria Jaycees.

"This event has been around for years. Multiple generations have been a part of it," said Will Joseph, the livestock advertising chair.



Victoria Livestock Show

2905 E. North St.

Victoria

361-576-4300



First Runner-Up

Cuero Turkeyfest

124 E. Church St.

Cuero

361-275-2112



Second Runner-Up

Yorktown Western Days-Ziegfest

141 S. Riedel St.

Yorktown

361-564-2661

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