Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Kingsville: Kingsville Celebrates the Ranch Hand Weekend

November 16, 2012 (All day) to November 18, 2012 (All day)

This year the 159 year old King Ranch continues its decades old tradition of an open-gate Ranch Hand Breakfast on the Saturday before Thanksgiving  and the community will be extending that celebration into a weekend event, November 16 - 18, 2012 in the Kingsville Historic Downtown with festivities that extol our heritage and its legacy. 

Friday November 16, 2012
 Shops open until 8 PM
 Restaurant Specials
 Downtown museums open
 Dress up as cowboys and cowgirls (and make pictures)
 Art exhibits
 Lighting of downtown
Cowboy film fandango
 Dusk wildlife tours on Ranch (by spotlight)
Saturday November 17, 2012
 Ranch Hand Breakfast at the Ranch (7 - 11 AM)
 Shuttles from downtown (avoid the lines)
 Downtown shops and restaurants
 Downtown museums open
 Steam roller art printing
 Art exhibits
 Historical play
 Dress up as cowboys and cowgirls (and make pictures)
 Music and poetry
 Wine and tequila tastings
Sunday November 18, 2012
 Breakfast specials
 Cowboy church service


  • 1501 North Highway 77
  • Kingsville, Texas
  • 78363



  • Events are free; Saturday morning breakfast $6 per person, ages 3 and under free

Map of Event