Ranch Hand Weekend

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10 am – 4 pm – King Ranch® Museum open

9 am – 4 pm – King Ranch® Visitors Center open

5 – 9 pm – Kingsville Wine Walk Holiday Sip & Shop

6:30 pm—Christmas Carols

7 pm – Light up Downtown & Christmas Tree with K99 Country’s Big Frank. (1904 Train Depot Museum)

7 – 9 pm – Texas A&M University–Kingsville Senior Art Student Exhibit Reception. (Kleberg Bank)

7 – 9 pm—Live Music with Sound State of Mind

All Day Tours – King Ranch® Tours at 11 am and 1 pm (King Ranch)

Shopping – Shops open late until 8.


7 – 11 am – 31st Annual Ranch Hand Breakfast on the King Ranch®. Purchase tickets for $8 at the King Ranch® Saddle Shop, King Ranch® Visitors Center, King Ranch® Museum, Kingsville Visitors Center or at the breakfast! (fee benefits La Posada de Kingsville).  Visitors may park downtown, take the free shuttle bus to the breakfast and enjoy a heapin’ plate of eggs, refried beans, biscuits n’ gravy, sausage, tortillas, coffee and juice.  Watch team roping demonstrations, re-enactors, musical entertainment, poetry & storytelling. (King Ranch®)

9 am – 4 pm – Vendors offering jewelry, original art, ceramics, leather goods, food, mesquite woodwork, crafts of all kinds, candles, clothing and more! FREE

Live music to be announced, ballet folklorico dancers, plus other entertainers.


9 am – 4 pm – Art Roundup with Steam Roller printmaking.

10 am – 4 pm – King Ranch® Museum Open for Visitors

10 am – 4 pm – LIVE Music & other local entertainers (Main Stage) 

10 am – 4 pm – Steam Roller Prints

12 pm – KING RANCH® CELEBRATION with the Kingsville Symphony Orchestra (TAMUK Jones Auditorium)

12:30 pm – Two-Step/Line Dance Lessons (Main Stage)

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. “King Ranch: A Legacy in Art” Book signing by Noe Perez at the King Ranch Museum

3 pm  Two-Step/Line Dance contest begins in front of Main Stage

3:30 pm  Car Show Winners announced

6:30 pm  Country Concert featuring the Frontmen (Richie McDonald formerly of Lone Star, Larry Stewart (of Restless Heart and Tim Rushlow formerly of Little Texas) plus Pam Tillis. (J.K. Northway Expo. Ctr.)