Hogeye FestivalElgin, TX Festivals Texas Festivals USA Festivals Festivals in October Local Bizarre
Cows may be kings in Texas, but hogs are...fat, dirty, weird creatures that taste good with eggs. And to celebrate their importance to the economy of itty-bitty Elgin, since 1987 the town has been hosting the Hogeye Festival every October. Come ham it up chasing a greased pig, test your hog calling technique and register for a chance to win $1,500 playing cow patty bingo.
The above snippet is just one of a collection of 240 off-beat articles on 2camels from Nelson Taylor's wonderful America Bizarro.
America Bizarro is a unique travel guide that celebrates humorously interesting, pop-culture kitschy and off-the-map odd festivals, out-of-the-way gatherings, kooky conventions, conferences and contests throughout the United States.