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Hogeye Rain Edition
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Saturday - October 24th
10 am to 6 pm

Historic Downtown Elgin

    Hogeye IS Happening - Rain or Shine!    


We look forward to seeing you tomorrow for the 28th Annual Hogeye Festival.   Due to the forcast for rain, the bands and Children's Costume Contest have been moved inside. The locations and updated schedule can be found at the link provided below.

Significant portions of Hogeye are not weather dependent, such as the Austin Steam Train, the BBQ Pork Cook off, the old iron machinery exhibit, Paige Tractor farm and ranch equipment exhibit, the Pearls Before Swine Art Show, the Quanah Park exhibit, River Valley Farmers market, beer & wine gardens.  

We are posting updates on our Facebook pages, Hogeye Festival and City of Elgin.  Please check there for updates and share as you are able. Thank you for your support  


Rain locations & schedule


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Hampetition & Hogtests of All Kinds!

Hogeye brings out the fun with contests that you can join in, judge, or just watch!  There's something to please Hogs to Piglets and everyone in between!

  • Gordon Swenson Memorial Pork Cook-Off - Chamber of Commerce lot -
    114 Central Ave. - Check In Friday 5 - 7:30 pm, Saturday 6:30 am - Flyer

  • Lindsy Kay Wing Memorial Children's Pet Parade - *Rain Location - First Presbyterian Church - 303 N Ave C - Registration 9 am - Judging 9:30 am - Flyer

  • Road Hog Car Show - From Avenue B to Main Street on Central Avenue.
    Central & Ave B Check In 8 am - $20 Registration on site - Awards 3 pm - Flyer

  • In A Pig's Eye Dart Contest - Regulator's Sports Bar & Grill - 
    202 South Avenue C - 1 to 5 pm - $8 Registration - Flyer

  • Cow Patty Bingo - Because Splatter Matters! Get your raffle tickets on site - 
    West 1 St - 4 pm - Hosted by the Friends of Elgin Parks - Flyer

FREE Festival Shuttle! 

Park at the Elgin Park & Ride on Hwy 95 North -
(just past Main Street by Elgin Memorial Park) 
ride the free festival shuttle to Avenue C & 1st Street
Shuttle runs every 15 minutes from 10 am to 6 pm

Street Closures

The City of Elgin will close the following streets on Saturday October 24, from 4 am until 8 pm for the festival: No parking on these streets from 10 pm Friday to 8 pm Saturday.

  • Main Street from Lexington to Austin Street
  • Avenue C from Austin Street to First Street 
  • Central Avenue, Depot Street, from Main Street to Avenue A
  • First Street from Avenue E to Avenue C
  • 2nd Street from Avenue E to Avenue C 
  The Elgin Public Library will be accessible for early voting!  
Quanah Parker

Elgin Depot Museum - Hogeye Happenings

The Museum has a roof and the exhibits will go on as planned!
The Elgin Historical Assn. is excited to announce that a special traveling exhibit called, "Quanah & Cynthia Ann Parker: A Pictorial Exhibit of Their Story," will open as part of the coming Hogeye Festival on Saturday.
The Depot Museum will also be exhibiting a model layout produced by the SANTRAK Model Railroad Association. Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win this setup along with a working train.
The Depot Museum we will have a small exhibit of Indian artifacts collected in the Elgin area and some from New Mexico. 
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River Valley Farmer's Market

River Valley Farmer's Market

Saturday 10/24 ONLY – the Farmer’s Market will be next to Prosperity Bank (parking lot on Main Street) during the Hogeye Festival.

Make your market shopping list now - grass-fed beef, pork, chicken, fresh bacon, eggs, honey, baked goods, pecan products, and craft items, including soaps and jewelry.

Happy Hogtober!  See You at Hogeye!

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