Burton Cotton Gin Festival
April 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pmFree
The 2019 Burton Cotton Gin Festival starts off with the Main Street parade and includes the children’s bicycle parade. Family activities and contests (bubble gum blowing, pie eating, seed pulling), food and craft booths, children’s barnyard, antique tractor show and pull, tours of historic 1914 Burton Farmers Gin, tours of Wehring Shoe Shop and Cotton Warehouse, folk life demonstrations, and antique engine exhibits!
Friday – April 26
Festival kicks-off with ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SHRIMP BOIL — $400 Sponsor Table includes 8 tickets; limit 400 tickets. *Always sells out! There is a Waiting List for 2019 Tables.
6:00 p.m. — Doors open at Burton Community Center
6:30 p.m. — All you can eat Shrimp served
7:00 p.m. — Live Auction begins
Saturday – April 27 –FREE ADMISSION
Starts off with Main Street Parade and includes the Children’s Bicycle Parade… Family activities and contests (bubble gum blowing, pie eating, seed pulling), Food Booths, Craft Booths, Children’s Barnyard , Antique Tractor Show and Pull, Tours of historic 1914 Burton Farmers Gin, Tours of Wehring Shoe Shop and Cotton Warehouse, Folk Life Demonstrations, and Antique Engine Exhibits!
Saturday Events and Entertainment Schedule (subject to change)
10:00 a.m. Gates open to the public
10:00 a.m. Cotton Gin Festival Parade
11:30 a.m. Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
11:30 a.m. Barnyard Petting Zoo Opens
Noon ROBERT ZIENTEK
12:30 p.m. Pie Eating Contest
1:00 p.m. Tractor Pull Begins
1:30 p.m. Cotton Seed Pulling Contest
2:30 p.m. ALLISON & THE TWO BY FOURS
3:00 p.m. Ginning of historic cotton bales
4:00 p.m. THE DUJKA BROTHERS BAND
4:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull