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Join Kelli & Bob Phillips, hosts of the weekly TV show, Texas Country Reporter, for the 27th Annual Texas Country Reporter Festival. This one-day arts and music festival will take place around the historic courthouse square in downtown Waxahachie on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission is FREE.

Festival goers will be entertained all day, including a FREE concert with Neal McCoy best known for hit singles “No Doubt About It,” “Wink," "The Shake," and many more!

Surrounding the Waxahachie courthouse square will be more than 350 booths set-up with artists, craftspeople, 3 food courts, live entertainment and some of the people who have been featured on Texas Country Reporter over the years.

Returning this year is the “GO TEXAN Experience” featuring a marketplace of GO TEXAN vendors, Texas Wine Garden, Southern Roots Brewing Company, Boyce Feed & Grain, FRESH Market Coffee and the Grown Local stage with live entertainment.

NEW this year is "BBQuest Boulevard" with our Beef Loving Texans friends, plus several other featured BBQ vendors - McGuire Way BBQ, The Quilinary Oasis BBQ, Salmark BBQ, Big Daddy's BBQ Food Truck, Good Directions BBQ and Meat Church BBQ.

Texas Wine Garden

Photo Credit: @kelsoknight 
In celebration of Texas Wine Month, 8 Texas Vineyards will be showcased as part of the GO TEXAN Experience and located at the festival's newest attraction Railyard Park. Participating wineries include:
Neal McCoy Headlines the 2023 TCR Festival in Downtown Waxahachie, Texas 
TCR Festival - the Largest 1 Day Art, Music and Food Festival in the State of Texas 

Texas Best Food Courts

More than 40 food experiences to enjoy including our new "BBQuest Boulevard" food court:
  • McGuire's Way BBQ
  • The Qulinary Oasis BBQ
  • Good Directions BBQ
  • Salmark BBQ
  • Big Daddy's BBQ Food Truck
  • Rowdy's Soda Barn
  • JBW Vending, LLC
  • Porch Swing Iced Tea
  • Tommy's Hot dog
  • Creniques Eats & Treats
  • Cuzzins Kitchen
  • Shrimp Doc
  • Cousins Maine Lobster
  • Mister Softee DFW
  • Waffly Delicious
  • D. Vito KettleCorn
  • Fire House Mac It Up
  • Flavor After Flavor
  • Lollipops Little Red Wagon
  • Outlaw Egg Rolls
  • Rump’s BBQ/Seafood
  • Shuckers Roasted Corn
  • Cheros Latin Kitchen
  • Gelu Italian Ice
  • Brats N Tots
  • Taylor's Sweet Shop
  • Auntie Ann's Pretzels
  • Tikiz Shaved Ice
  • My Fathers Table
  • Tuscan Slice/Seasoned Street Food
  • Green Arrow Coffee
  • DonutNV of Midlothian TX
  • Mama C's Gourmet Teriyaki
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Texas Country Reporter Festival
Oct 28, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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