Events Overview

Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

The Stamford Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual banquet to celebrate the business community of Stamford and the citizens. The banquet consists of a dinner, awards and a keynote speaker. It a encouraging evening that celebrates those who help make Stamford the community it is.

Texas Cowboy Reunion

A time honored tradition of Stamford since 1930 is the Texas Cowboy Reunion. The world’s largest amateur rodeo has grown to be a highly competitive United Professional Rodeo Association (UPRA) event. Traditionally, the rodeo and festivities coincide with the Fourth of July. To learn more about the TCR and the date for this year, visit

Stamford Art Foundation’s Preview Party

The Stamford Art Foundation’s Preview Party celebrates western art, food, and dance like no other event in Texas. This annual event brings people together from Stamford, Abilene, and beyond to celebrate the western-heritage art and artists of Texas. For more information about the Preview Party, visit or

Texas Cowboy Reunion Grand Parade

The Grand Parade is a hallmark activity with the Texas Cowboy Reunion. It dates back to the beginning of the TCR to celebrate the beginning of the rodeo performances on Wednesday. The parade starts at 4 p.m. at the Stamford First Baptist Church and winds around the downtown square. For more information about the Grand Parade and to enter a float, visit

Holly Jolly Christmas Classic Car Show & 5k

Holly Jolly Christmas Classic Car Show brings cars from yesterday and today for all to see. Along with the car show, the chamber host a Santa Chase 5k race and cornhole tournament. A variety of vendors set up to provide food, clothing, handmade items, and other wares for a variety of Christmas Shopping opportunities. After Santa finishes the 5k race, he is ready for pictures. Stop by Stamford for a Holly Jolly Good Time the first weekend in December!

Seasonal Events on the Square

The Stamford Chamber of Commerce hosts various events throughout the year to celebrate the seasons in Stamford. In the past they have hosted, a spring event, Fall Fest and a Christmas event. The events include seasonal activities and vendors. For more information about being a vendor or for dates of the events this year, contact the Chamber at or 325-773-2411.