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2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade, Junior Dairy Show Great Successes
Jun13

2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade, Junior Dairy Show Great Successes

Festival Heats Up Saturday With Hot Air Balloon Rally & Glow, Milking Contest The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade was a huge hit, the Junior Dairy Show a great success and the milking contest included a few surprises. The second day of Hopkins County Dairy Festival dawned brightly, with lots of color, and black and white cows and ice cream décor galore. Even without the extreme heat advisory issued for the weekend, there...

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2022 Dairy Festival Parade To Be Held Saturday, But Parade Route Shorter This Year
Jun10

2022 Dairy Festival Parade To Be Held Saturday, But Parade Route Shorter This Year

The 2022 Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade will be held this Saturday, but those planning to attend should be aware, the parade route will be shorter this year. Rachel Bramlett’s parade entry in 2019, the year she competed and won the Hopkins County Dairy Festival Pageant. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. this Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Buford Park, depart down Connally Street, turn at Celebration Plaza onto Gilmer Street,...

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Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade
Jun08

Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade went off without a hitch, with local pageant royalty, elected officials, local businesses and even a few church groups in on the fun. Among the entries helping show they are Over the Moon for Dairyland during the festival’s 60th anniversary were the contestants in this year’s Dairy Festival Queen’s Pageant and Coronation and the “little kids” who will be helping...

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60th Annual Dairy Festival Parade is Saturday June 8 as Part of Local Dairying Pride
Jun06

60th Annual Dairy Festival Parade is Saturday June 8 as Part of Local Dairying Pride

David Watson, Dairy Festival Parade Chairman “I’ve watched Dairy Festival Parades all my life, and try to never miss one!” offered David Watson in an interview on the KSST Good Morning Show on June 6, 2019. “In fact, as a kid growing up on Connally Street, I got to watch it twice because a time or two, the parade passed by our house going east toward the square, and again coming back in to Buford Park!”....

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Changes To Dairy Festival Parade Route, Carnival Dates Announced
May30

Changes To Dairy Festival Parade Route, Carnival Dates Announced

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Board has released the official event’s schedule for this year’s salute to the dairy families and industry for their contributions to our local economy. HCDF President Carolyn McKinney said there are couple of changes in this year’s events that all will want to be sure to note. The Dairy Festival Parade is expected to include a number of special guests, including the Budweiser...

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Dairy Festival Parade To Feature 1st Calvary Division Band, Clydesdales
May09

Dairy Festival Parade To Feature 1st Calvary Division Band, Clydesdales

The Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade will feature two unique entries as part of the 60th anniversary celebration. Coming to town to participate in the June 8 Dairy Festival Parade will be the famous Budweiser Clydesdales, Dairy Fest Board member and Parade Chairman David Watson said Thursday afternoon. The team will arrive in Sulphur Springs the week prior to the parade, and will be out and about in the community, according to...

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2018 Dairy Festival Parade: Party till the Cows Come Home
Jun11

2018 Dairy Festival Parade: Party till the Cows Come Home

The Dairy Festival Parade matched this years Dairy Festival Theme of “Party till the Cows Come Home” as each float was decorated to resemble many different sorts of parties: Tea-parties, Luau’s, slumber parties, masquerades, and much more! All the floats were creative and had intricate designs.  As usual, many of the floats threw candy to the delight of the children in the crowd. The Dairy Museum gave out stress...

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Video Presentation: Dairy Festival Parade 2018
Jun10
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Video Story: Hopkins County Dairy Festival Parade
Jun11
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KSST Vintage Photo 1950s Dairy Festival Parade
Dec01

KSST Vintage Photo 1950s Dairy Festival Parade

    Can anyone name the young lady on the float? How about the two gentlemen in the foreground? And what could be playing at the Mission Theater?

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