E-Newsletter - August 2017
The Luck of the Draw Fundraiser
The Luck of the Draw Fundraiser is happening on Saturday, September 16, in the Extraco Creative Arts Building at the Extraco Events Center. This fundraiser is a key component in underwriting scholarships to the youth of Central Texas! In 2016, the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo awarded over $250,000 in scholarships and to date more than $2.5 million has been given.

There will only be 300 tickets sold and we are down to only 151 left! Each ticket is $150 and entitles you and one guest to a steak dinner, two chances to win the grand prize of $10,000 in Visa Gift Cards, drinks, live entertainment, opportunity to win other prizes and an evening of fun. VIP Tables are also available for $1,000 and include premium seating at the event for 10 people, five tickets with insurance, goodie bags, announcer mentions during the event, Bucket Raffle tickets, Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo tickets, and so much more! Don’t miss out on this great event to help provide scholarships to the youth of Central Texas!

For more information about this event contact Melinda Moss at melinda@hotfair.com or 254-224-8276.
Announcing the All-New Marg-Tastic Fun Pack!
For the first time in Margarita & Salsa history, a fun pack has been created providing a 25% cost savings. For only $79, concert-goers will enjoy two (2) general admission tickets to the event, one (1) one-day parking pass, two (2) Margarita Contest tasting cups and four (4) drink tickets to the 22nd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival. Please note you must be 21 years old to purchase this deal and enjoy the full benefits of the drink tickets and tasting cups. This offer is only available online at margaritasalsa.com and will end at 5 p.m. on Monday, August 14th so act fast!

Margarita & Salsa Contests are Back!

They’re back and there’s still time for you to enter! We’re bringing the contests back to the 22nd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival, happening August 26th at the Extraco Events Center. Let’s find out who makes the best margaritas and salsa in Central Texas! It’s FREE to enter, restaurants can compete in both the margarita and salsa divisions and individuals can compete in the margarita division. Come out early to taste and vote for your favorite! Margarita tasting cups can be purchased for only $10 at the event. Salsa tasting is FREE. Proceeds will benefit the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship Fund..



Margarita & Salsa Festival Tickets on Sale NOW!

The line-up for the 22nd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival consists of American country music singer-songwriter Jon Wolfe, popular Texas country performers Randy Rogers Band and up-and-coming American Red country music singer Cody Jinks. All three will take the stage on August 26th at the Extraco Events Center in Waco.

The gates to Central Texas’ hottest party of the summer open at 6 p.m. and the first performer kicks things off at 7 p.m. Before heading down to take your place at the stage, stop off in the Extraco Creative Arts Building to taste test salsa and margaritas, if you’re old enough, from the back again Margarita and Salsa Contests. All proceeds from this event benefit the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship Program.

Tickets for the show are on sale now and are $31 in advance and $36 day of. They can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by visiting the Extraco Events Center Box Office at 4601 Bosque Boulevard between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call 254-224-8282. VIP tickets are available for $150 each and available for purchase in the Box Office only.

If you dig margaritas, beer and great country music, you don’t want to miss this epic summer send-off. For more information visit MargaritaSalsa.com.




65 Years of the G.O.A.T.

In 2017, the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo, presented by HEB, will celebrate its 65th Anniversary! This year’s Fair is set for October 5th-14th. The Fair is held annually at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, TX, with close to 200,000 in attendance in 2016. Make plans to attend the event that is sure to be the greatest of all time. For more information about the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, visit hotfair.com.
Calendar of Events

August
11-13
NBHA Texas State Show
Extraco Show Pavilion
FREE Event

19
Team Garth Benefit Team Roping
Extraco Coliseum
FREE Event

26
Margarita & Salsa Festival
Extraco Events Center
Ticketed Event

September
1-3
ANHA Shootout Barrel Race
Extraco Coliseum & Show Pavilion
FREE Event

8-10
Just Between Friends Sale
Extraco Creative Arts Building
FREE Event

15-17
Texas Fall Classic – Paint Horse Show
Extraco Show Pavilion
FREE Event

16
Luck of the Draw Fundraiser
Extraco Creative Arts Building
Ticketed Event (Limited Availability)

17
South 40 Trail – Lake Waco Qualifier
Lake Waco
Entry Required

22-24
Warm Up Series Reining
Extraco Show Pavilion
FREE Event

25
Heart of Texas (HOT) College Night
Extraco Exhibits Building
FREE Event

October
1-3
Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo
Extraco Events Center
Ticketed Event
Extraco Events Center,
Home of the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo
4601 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, Texas 76710
Phone: 254.776.1660
Fax: 254.776.1667