Great Texas Mosquito Festival Creating a BUZZ in ETX
Clute- The BUZZ you hear in July is coming from Clute, Texas the Home of the Great Texas Mosquito Festival, where WillieMan-Chew greets visitors from near and far to enjoy three fun filled days of entertainment, food, contests, and family fun. The Great Texas Mosquito Festival is approaching its 32nd Annual Festival, scheduled for July 26,
27, & 28, in Clute, Texas.
The festival was started to promote and encourage tourism in the City of Clute. Over the years, the festival has grown tremendously, attracting some 13,000 plus visitors over the three-day event.The Great Texas Mosquito Festival has received a tremendous amount of publicity across the country in newspapers, magazines, books, on radio and television stations.
The Great Texas Mosquito mascot is the world’s largest mosquito standing 26’ tall with a large cowboy hat, boots, and a large probiscus. Willie is the favorite of all the festival visitors and becomes the most photographed souvenir memory of all times.
The festival has lots to offer with a carnival, games, contests, races, tours and Live Entertainment Nightly on stage.
For the athletically inclined, there is a “Mosquito Chase” 5K Run and 600 meter Kids run on Saturday. Also on Saturday there are tournaments featuring double horseshoe pitching and double washer pitching.
If you can cook then you must enter the BBQ Cookoff and Grill Master Competition. For the more mature (60+) there is BINGO and for the little ones, we have the Haystack Dives, Skeeter Beaters Baby Crawling, O’You Beautiful Doll, Petting Zoo, Kid’s Fishing, Carnival, and more. There are food vendors and arts and craft vendors that will satisfy a variety of tastes.
Then for some extra fun enter the Mosquito Calling or Mosquito Legs Contest!
The Great Texas Mosquito Festival in Clute, Texas is a family oriented fun event that every Texan should experience.
July 26, 27, & 28, 2012 head to Clute, just for the fun of it! For more information, visit www.mosquitofestival.com or call 979-265-8392, 800-371-2971.