2018 Schedule of Events!

If you’re like most, you’ll want to experience all that the Oatmeal Festival has to offer. See below for all event times and locations. And click here to view our festival brochure.

Friday, August 31 @ 5p-9p

Location: Oatmeal Community Center

  • 5:03 p.m.
    • Arts & Crafts
    • BBQ Supper
  • 6:33 p.m.
    • Miss Oatmeal Festival Pageant
    • Auction
  • 8:03 p.m.
    • Live Music featuring Big Anton and the Alleycats

Saturday, September 1 @ 8a-5p

Location: Downtown Bertram

8:03 a.m.

  • Trail Ride (Oatmeal to Bertram)
  • Run for Your Oats 3.3 Mile Race (Downtown Bertram)
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food Vendors
  • Kid-friendly Activities
    • Water Slide, Rock Wall, etc.
  • 9:00 a.m.
    • Scavenger Hunt hosted by Friends of the Bertram Library (Thrift Store)
  • 9:33 a.m.
    • Bake off (Allied Underground Building – corner of Vaughan & Grange)
    • Pet Parade (Johnnie Mae Wheeler Park)
      • Awards Include: Largest Pet, Smallest Pet, Best Dressed Pet, Most Unusual Pet, Best Oatmeal Themed Pet, Best of Show
  • 10:33 a.m.
    • Grand Parade (Vaughan Street) **Bring your lawn chairs!**
  • 11:03 a.m.
    • Entertainment at Globe Theatre: Live Music & Refreshments
      • All day wristbands for $5 (Kids under 12 are free with an adult)
  • 11:33 a.m.
    • Live Music (Johnnie Mae Wheeler Park)
      • Bluebonnet Pickers, Xander Ortiz, Trey Gilleland and the DownBeat Band
    • BBQ Cook-off (Next to Bertram Library)
      • Plates served! $10 (Get it while it lasts!)
      • Winners announced
    • Bake Off Turn in ends/Judging begins

  • 12:03 p.m.
    • Washer Pitching Contest
    • “World Championship Games” (In front of City Hall)
      • Cow Chip Kick, Oatmeal Eating, Egg Toss, Tortilla Toss, Oat Box Stack, Goat Pill Pop-Off, Toilet Seat Toss, Washer Tourney
  • 1:03 p.m.
    • Entertainment at Main Stage: Courage Cheer
  • 1:33 p.m.
    • Homecoming for Bertram High School Graduates (Joanne Cole Mitte Memorial Library Meeting Room)
  • 3:03 p.m.
    • Bake off Results Announced (City Stage)
  • 9:03 p.m.
    • Street Dance featuring live music from Jarrod Birmingham and Drew Moreland and the Neon Hustle
      • $10 entry fee, BYOB, No glass please! (Bring your chairs)

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