Texas Lakes Trail Region

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Texas Heritage Trails Program

Athens: Uncle Fletch Hamburger Festival

September 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Celebrate a Texas original on Sept. 20 in Athens.

Come enjoy the day in downtown Athens, the home of the original hamburger, for the Uncle Fletch Davis Hamburger Festival that will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 20 on the historic downtown Courthouse Square.

Events include a hamburger cook-off, a contest to see who can eat the most hamburgers, a bob for burger, a contest to see who can best imitate the "moo" of a cow, a dine and dash race around the square and much more.


  • Historic Downtown Courthouse Square
  • 100 W. Tyler St.
  • Athens, Texas
  • 75751



  • Free

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