Bridge City Heritage Festival planned for Oct. 1
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
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.