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Celina Heritage Festival 

Saturday | September 24, 2022 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Howdy Folks!

Saddle up your whole family and come out as the Historic Downtown Square is transformed into the Wild Wild West. Celina Heritage Festival celebrates Celina's history and cowboy culture by hosting a Cowboy Poetry Contest. This inaugural event will take place in Celina's Historic Downtown Square.

The Celina Public Library is hosting a Cowboy Poetry Contest and invites poets of all ages to submit their work. Winners of each age bracket will get the chance to present their poems live on stage at the Celina Heritage Festival! 

There will be fun activities for the whole family including free western carnival games, calf roping lessons, and a community art project. Eat delicious food from local food vendors and shop western art and boutique vendors.



Cowboy Poetry Submissions August 1 - August 26

Age Groups:

1st grade - 4th grade 

5th grade - 8th grade

9th grade - 12th grade

Post high school (18 years old and up)


Interested in participating in the City of Celina’s community events?

The City of Celina is looking for western/cowboy, homemade, and homegrown vendors to participate in Celina Heritage Festival. Vendor application coming out soon!

Fill out the online form to be added to our Vendor Database. Once added you will receive vendor applications for future events in Celina!

Interested in volunteering at Celina Heritage Festival?

One of the secret ingredients for the success of our events is our amazing volunteers! Volunteering offers a great way to get connected and give back to the community. Join our volunteer database today. After signing up, you will receive emails about opportunities as they arise.