Community Events

281 Trade Days

First Saturday of the Month (May Through December)

Enjoy a Saturday road trip through the beautiful Texas Hill Country down U.S. Highway 281 through Hico, Hamilton, and Evant. Stop along the way to enjoy vendors and local merchants selling vintage, reclaimed home décor and unique finds.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Durty Spur Trail Run 30k/10k

3rd Saturday in April

Take in natures beauty and exotic wildlife while running the 30k/10k trail run at the beautiful Circle-T Arena/ Little Bear Creek. The wildflowers are in full bloom this time of year. After the race, relax by the pool and enjoy live music and lunch. Race details can be found on the RunSignUp website.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Slide into Summer 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run

Last Saturday in May

Kick off Memorial Day weekend and summer break with your family and friends as you run and slide through Pecan Creek Park. Bring fun to the summer with inflatable water slide/obstacle course 1 Mile Fun Run or 5K. Race details can be found on the RunSignUp website.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Opening Weekend Celebration: “Where the Dove & Corn Fly¨

Saturday Labor Day Weekend

When you are known as The Dove Capital of Texas you need a whole season to celebrate. Kick-off Dove Season with The Hamilton County Dove Festival Parade at 10 a.m. followed by The Dove Capital Cornhole Tournament at noon.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Hamilton Heritage Days

Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy a weekend full of concerts, match horse races, vendors, a rodeo, and much more at Hamilton’s Fair Park.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Heritage Days Committee.

Trick or Treat Around the Square

4th Friday in October

Meet participating merchants around the Historic Downtown Square as they treat children with candy from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Hamilton County Dove Festival

4th Saturday in October

Enjoy fall in the Hill Country with the end of Dove Season approaching and Deer Season in view, come enjoy:

  • Cork N´Pork 5K
  • Inflatables
  • Live Entertainment 
  • Motorcycle Show
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides
  • Pumpkin Bake-Off
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Vendors Around the Historic Square
  • Wine Walk

Stay for the concert that evening at Circle-T Arena and Resort. Band is to be announced.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Ladies Night Out

1st, 2nd & 3rd Thursday in December

Let the glow of the Christmas season put you in the holiday spirit. Come see the beautiful Christmas lights and take in the small-town charm while shopping for the perfect Christmas gift for your family and friends. Refreshments served at participating merchants.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Christmas Tour of Homes

1st Saturday in December

There is no place like home for the holidays. Tour some of the most beautiful homes in Hamilton. Learn about the history, architecture and perhaps get inspired to fill your home with holiday cheer by visiting homes decorated from floor to ceiling for Christmas.

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Christmas on the Square

1st Thursday in December

Visit with Santa Claus and his jolly elves on the steps of the beautiful Hamilton County Courthouse. Bring the entire family and enjoy:

  • Food
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
  • Kids Activities
  • Lighting the Community Christmas Tree
  • Live Entertainment
  • Parade of Lights
  • Pictures With Santa and His Elves

For more information, contact the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.