Hutto Olde Tyme Days to be held Friday and Saturday

The Hutto Olde Tyme Days parade is at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

The Hutto Olde Tyme Days parade is at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Historic downtown Hutto is again the host of the Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce's Olde Tyme Days on Friday and Saturday.

Music, entertainment, craft and food vendors, concerts, a classic car show, a pie-eating contest, a pageant, a carnival and a parade are all part of the two-day event. Emily Holmes, event coordinator for the chamber, said up to 20,000 people are expected to attend.

The parade is organized by the city of Hutto. Admission is charged for the concerts and pageant. Other events throughout the festival are free to attend.

Friday events include:

  • 4 p.m.: carnival, craft and food vendors open

  • 7 p.m.: concert gates open

  • 8 p.m.: Dylan Kenny, Chris Manning and Cory Morrow performances


Saturday events include:

  • 10 a.m.: parade followed by carnival opening

  • 11 a.m.: pie-eating contest, craft and food vendors open, car show begins

  • 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.: several shows and performances on stage

  • 2 p.m.: Miss Hutto Olde Tyme Days pageant

  • 7 p.m.: gates open for street dance

  • 8 p.m.: Graceful Closure, KJ-52 and Derek Minor concerts


Holmes said parade spectators are encouraged to arrive early for parking and seating.

More information is available at www.hutto.org.
By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.