Staff Report

A good

old-fashion heritage festival is in the making in Bridge City. A first

ever Bridge City Heritage Festival is being planned for Oct. 1.


festival will take place on the grounds of the Community Center and will

include live music, an antique car show, craft and vendor booths, and

loads of fun for the kids.

Proceeds will go toward the Cow Bayou Waterfront Park project and is hosted by the Historical Museum of Bridge City.


will be a coloring contest for children ages kindergarten through

fifth-grade; an art contest for grades six through eight, and an art

contest for high school freshmen through seniors will also be on

display. There will also be face painting, a moon walk, cake sale and

much more.

To celebrate Bridge City’s heritage the festival will

kicked off with a ribbon cutting to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of

the 1941 dedication of the Cow Bayou Swing Bridge. The rare swing bridge

is one of just two of it’s kind remaining in the state. In 2010 it was

listed to the National Registery of Historic Places as an historic

bridge of Texas. The future waterfront park will adjoin the historic


Participating food and craft vendors are asked to contact

Paige Williams by email at info@BRIDGECITYHISTORY.COM. For more

information call 738-3743. Volunteers are needed and welcomed.


to the Historical Museum of Bridge City are tax deductible and go

toward the future waterfront park.