The longest running fiddle contest in Texas! Old Fiddlers is a FREE event held annually the last weekend in May on the Henderson County courthouse square in Athens. Over $5000 in cash awards, two street dances, jam sessions, carnival, live music, food vendors, kickoff party at The Texan - all ages fun all weekend!!
It takes a lot of time, energy, and money to put on an event. So far we have had four local business step up as fiddle contest division sponsors! So a very special thanks and a big shout out to The Ship Shop, Cornerstone Payments, Reigning Jewels Fine Jewelry, and East Texas Independent Business Alliance! These good Henderson County Folks have answered the call to support your community. Show 'em some love by visiting their establishments. Our Friday night kickoff part at the Texan is sponsored by the City of Athens. And if YOU'D like to support your community and be a sponsor, give us a shout!