Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Bridgeport : Coal Miner's Heritage Festival

October 6, 2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Bridgeport’s Coal Miner’s Heritage Festival mixes past and present to educate and entertain. Sponsored by the Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, Bridgeport Historical Society and Bridgeport Main Street, the event will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012, on Halsell Street in Bridgeport’s historic business district. All day entertainment will be free to festival goers and will include the First Annual Local Chili Cook-off, visits to the Bridgeport Historical Museum, a living history area, pet parade, the High Noon Hot Dog Eating Contest, photography contest, lots of kids activities, and craft and food vendors. For more information please contact Amber Fogelman, Main Street/Community Relations Manager, at 940.683.3404 or email You may also visit the website at


  • 812 A Halsell St.
  • Bridgeport , Texas
  • 76426



  • Free

Map of Event