PECOS, Texas — The Town of Pecos City is celebrating the return of the Pecos Cantaloupe Festival.
This year's event will run from 5 to 11 p.m. on August 6 in Downtown Pecos.
Admission is free and the event will feature a variety of fun activities themed to the town's connection to the fruit.
These include a jalapeño eating contest, a strength contest, cantaloupe decorating, vendors, a livestock show and more.
During the event the Pecos Animal Shelter will be offering $15 microchips. Pets must be on a leash and have proof of a rabies vaccination.
Proceeds from the event will be going toward a patriotic-themed mural in Downtown Pecos.
For more information on the event you can call 432-445-2421 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.