Celebrate 49 Years of Fair on the Square: A Huntsville Tradition Continues on October 7th

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Kick off the festivity with a free Pre-Fair concert featuring PUSHWATER on October 6th. The Fair on the Square offers something for everyone!

The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 49th Annual Fair on the
Square on Saturday, October 7th AND Pre-Fair on the Square Concert on Friday, October 6th! A BIG
thanks to our Presenting Sponsor Wischnewsky Dodge!


Start early on Friday, October 6th as we officially kick off the Fair on the Square at the concert featuring

  • Gates open at 6:00! ENTRANCE IS FREE! The event will be held under the large tent on the corner
    of 14th and University in The Watering Hole! Come help us get this party started!!! The concert is
    sponsored by Wiesner, Inc.-Huntsville.

  • Saturday, October 7th the Fair will begin at 9:00 a.m. AND this year we are extending the Fair to
    6:00 p.m.!
    Over 400 vendors will be selling just about anything you can imagine!

Be sure to visit these other popular attractions while you are there:

o The Wine Knot, sponsored by Walker County Federal Credit Union, allows you to come and taste several wines from several Texas Vineyards and Meaderies! Tickets are only $15 each for one or BRING a friend and get two tickets for just $25! Tickets will be on sale at the event. This ticket will give you 10 tastings, you may also purchase wine by the glass or by a bottle to take home & enjoy later. The Wine Knot is located in the parking lot between the Walker County Title Company and Cloud 9 (off of University).

AND Several hometown restaurants will be on site preparing yummy appetizers!
Farmhouse Café, City Hall Café, Café Texan, Sam’s Table and Southwood Restaurant.

o The Watering Hole is open from 10-6 on Saturday and will feature the Battle of the Bands Contest. Be sure to stop by and vote for your favorite! Entrance is FREE…beer and soft drinks are available for purchase. Must have current ID to purchase alcoholic drinks.

o The Food Court, located in the Walker County Annex parking lot, will feature 30 plus different vendors selling everything from barbecue to fried pickles, sweet tea & lemonade to root beer floats and so much MORE!

o The Huntsville Cruisers Classic Cars will be on sight again. Look for them in the Allstate Insurance Parking Lot and City Hall Café, all right off Sam Houston Avenue! Stop by and vote for your favorite car, but be sure to visit them early, they wrap up at 3:00 with awards!

o We have TWO Kids Zones tons of fun for the kiddos! Locations are:

Kids Zone 1 – Rather Park (corner of 13th and University Avenue)
Kids Zone 2 lot across from 1st Baptist Church (corner of 13th & Avenue J)

Archery Station
Balloon Artist
Boys & Girls Club & Home Depot Crafts
Petting Zoo
Face Painting
Giant Painting Mural
2 Bounce Houses
Giant Slide
Sno Cones & Cotton Candy
Giant Board Games
Mattys Chainsaw Art
Boy Scouts

And Be sure to check out the performers on the NEW Stage in Rather Park. For a list of times visit www.faironthesquare.com

o Many downtown merchants and restaurants will open their doors on Saturday as well. Be sure to visit them and see their specials for the day! These are located on the square and in the Midway Plaza!

o PARKING…always an issue BUT we have that problem SOLVED!


  1. Park at Sam Houston State University Bowers Stadium Lot Z2-14 (next to the large
    scoreboard at 620 Bowers Blvd.) and take the shuttle provided by First Baptist Church
    AND Northside Baptist Church or
  2. Park at University Heights Baptist Church (located at 2400 Sycamore Avenue) and
    take the shuttle provided by Covenant Fellowship

    Both shuttles will provide free drop off at the doorstep of the fair and you won’t have to
    search for a parking spot!

For more information call 936-295-8113, visit our website www.faironthesquare.com or our fair on the square Facebook page! Come out Friday, October 6th and Saturday, October 7th and be part of this BIG HUNTSVILLE TRADITION!