Presented by the
Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau
Hamilton, Texas

Hamilton County Dove Pageant will be Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 6pm in the Chandler Craig Auditorium. You will get a chance to see the Pageant winners when they are introduced at the Dove Festival in October.

2018 Dove Season will kick off with the Dovefest Parade on Saturday, September 1, 2018 in downtown Hamilton, Texas. Following the Parade, a Cornhole Tournament will be held in the JL Hamilton Plaza behind Kunkle Chiropractic office.

Dove Festival
Saturday Oct. 27, 2018

Vendors, Kids Activities, and Live Entertainment
on the Square All Day


  1. Pumpkin Bake-OffEntry Form 
  2. Pumpkin Bake-Off — Turn In 2 dishes of the same recipe (1 for judging, 1 for Pumpkin Dessert Cake Walk) between 8am and 10am at the Rollin’ Pin (207 N Bell St)
  3. Pumpkin Dessert Cake Walk – $1/ticket — Beginning at 11am and continuing until all desserts have been given away
  4. Pumpkin People’s Choice Judging – $1/vote — 11am-1pm
  5. Pumpkin Bake-Off Awards and Pumpkin People’s Choice Award — 1:30pm at Pecan Creek Park (across from Wenzel Lonestar Meat) near the Gazebo

PUMPKIN PATCH KID ZONE — Bounce House Inflatables

HAMILTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM — Tours: 10:30 am – 3pm
113 W. Henry Street (Free Admission — Donations Accepted)


DOVE FESTIVAL PAGEANT — Introduction of Dove Festival Court 11:00am

CORK N’ PORK 5K — 12:30pm — Line up on Henry St. Bridge by the Library

WINE WALK 11am – 3pm

Parker McCollum at Circle TPARKER McCOLLUM with DILLON POE MUSIC at CIRCLE T — 5:30 pm – Midnight ($20 ticket)