TCR Festival


Waxahachie, TX

October 29, 2022

Thanks to all of the visitors, vendors, performers, and crew who made the 2021 TCR Festival a hit! Watch this space in spring of 2022 for info about the next one.

Bob Phillips

In proud association with:

new logo    WAXchamber


-Applications Due Sept. 1-

Arts & Crafts Application


Three (3) photos of merchandise or product
One (1) photo of booth display
*Pay later! Booth fees due when accepted

Have you been featured in an episode of TCR before? Email us to request a “VIP Application” –

Food Trucks: Apply here. Deadline June 30.

Hank & Eli’s Fund Dog Walk

8am – 9am

Support veterans on a 2-mile dog walk in Waxahachie the morning before the TCR Festival. Register Here

Hank’s & Eli’s Fund is a 501c3 that supports our veterans by providing veterinary care for service animals and retired military animals (MWD). By supporting Hank’s & Eli’s Fund, you have the unique opportunity to help our service men and women heal and thrive in civilian life.


Stage Schedules

6PM – Free concert by Little Texas!

Main Stage:

9:00 AM – The Prairie Dogs

10:10 AM – Welcome / National Anthem

10:30 AM – W.F. Strong, author & radio host

10:50 AM – The Moravians

11:45 AM – Willow City

12:45 – 1:15 PM – Brian Houser

1:15 PM – The Prairie Dogs

1:45 PM – W.F. Strong, author & radio host

2:25 PM – Tristan Ramos

3:15 PM – Jake Penrod

4:15 PM – Willow City

5:00 PM – DJ Lucky J

6:00 PM – Little Texas


GO TEXAN “Grown Local” Stage:

9AM – Midnight Sun

9:50AM – Danceworks

10:30AM – Jim Hunton and Pocket Change

11:25AM – Route 66

12:20PM – Tammy’s Dance Center and Lil’ Wranglers

1:15PM – Mark Gorman Band

2:10PM – TomFoolery

3:05PM – Sandi’s School of Dance

3:40PM – Blind Dog Cooley

4:35PM – KabaRios


Ellis County Courthouse Square
101 West Main Street
Waxahachie, TX 75165

The Texas Country Reporter Festival takes place on several city blocks around the Waxahachie Courthouse Square. Roughly the grounds are bordered by 287 / Main St., Jackson St, Madison St., and 77 / Elm St.


Festival guests can park in two main areas. The Jefferson street garage or the College street lot.

Jefferson Street Garage (corner of Jefferson & Jackson) – Only via E Jefferson St.

College Street lot (corner of College street & Water St.)

Food Truck Court

More than two dozen of the best food trucks & trailers in Texas will help feed our festival crowd all day long! Including:

Addie Cakes & Lily Pies
Big Al’s Down the Hatch
Catch Me If You Can Cajun Seafood
Cousins Maine Lobster
D. Vito KettleCorn
Dallas Grilled Cheese Co.
Farm Luck Cafe
Fingers 2 the Bone
Fire House Mac It Up
Flavor After Flavor
Frios Gourmet Pops
JBW Corn Dogs & Festival Food
Lollipops Little Red Wagon
One Night Stand Street Tacos
Outlaw Egg Rolls
Porch Swing Iced Tea
Prime 115
Romeros Mini Donuts
Rumps BBQ
Shiny Knife Sandwich Shop
Shuckers Roasted Corn
Super Sliders
Taylor’s Sweet Shop
Texas Twister Drink
The Vault BBQ
Tommy’s Hotdog