Annual Events

For those who may think that life in a small town is slow or that there’s not much to do, here’s a list of our annual events that help us celebrate our western pioneer heritage and add structure to our years:

  • Shackelford County Livestock Show
  • Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet
  • Albany Classic Car Show and Flea Market
  • Fandangle Membership Sampler
  • Polo on the Prairie (Yep, we said polo.)
  • Western Swing (an event at the Old Jail art museum that kicks off their temporary exhibits for Fandangle season and the summer)
  • Fort Griffin Fandangle (74 years and counting)
  • Fandangle Parade
  • Fandangle 5K Run
  • Farmer’s Market (till the produce runs out)
  • Labor Day Golf Tournament
  • City-Wide Garage Sale
  • Albany Homecoming
  • Historical Reenactment
  • Friends of Fort Griffin Gala
  • Wild About the Old Jail
  • Biennial Old Jail Art Auction
  • Christmas Parade
  • Christmas Tour of Homes
  • Handle’s Messiah
  • Albany Nativity