Wise County is celebrating it's 150th Birthday this year. A schedule of events is shown below. Bridgeport events are shown in maroon. For more information on details contact Angie Tyson at 940-683-2127.
Wise County Sesquicentennial Celebration
September 29 to October 7 2006
Wise County's 150th Birthday

Friday, September 29 DHS Homecoming Parade, Decatur

Saturday, September 30 Bridgeport Fun Run 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, September 30 Paradise Festival 10:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Saturday, September 30 Runaway Bay Fireworks Display 8 p.m.

Sunday, October 1 Slidell Old Time Gospel Festival

Sunday, October 1 Bridgeport Sesquicentennial Pageant 5:00 p.m.

Monday, October 2 Alvord Festival will host a chili cook-off  6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 3 South Wise County Alien Landing at Aurora

Wednesday, October 4 Bridgeport Gospel Jamboree 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 5 Chico Town Square Festival

Friday, October 6 Wise County Heritage Museum Style Show 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 6 Greenwood Store Fish Fry & Open House 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 7 Decatur Sesquicentennial Parade 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, October 7 Wise County Festival- Downtown Decatur- All Day

Saturday, October 7 Cruise Night on the Courthouse Square 4:00 p.m.


The Wise County Festival was held on 7 October 2006 in Decatur. The Festival was an all day affair. A parade was held during the day and consisted of floats from around the county. Photographs of the parade and some of the other activities can be seen by clicking your computer mouse on the photograph below. When the slideshow opens use the navigation bar, that is just to the right of the title, to advance the photos.
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