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Celebrate Yorktown

Celebrate Yorktown Texas

175th Anniversary

June 17th, 2023

The event will be held in the City Park and have music, vendors, cookoff, car show, cornhole tournament, photo contest and games.

The will be open abounding with Yorktown History.



✯ Music

DJ Marty Cline - Friday, June 16 DJ/Karaoke from 7 to 10pm

Vickie Cross & Jesse Mapes - Saturday, June 17th 1 to 2pm

Chris Gonzales & the Rekkers - Saturday, June 17th 2 to 5pm

Cactus Country - Saturday June 17th, 7pm to 11pm.

✯ Photo Contest

A Photo Contest is being held in conjunction with Yorktown’s 175th Anniversary and everyone is welcome to submit photos.

Photos will be on exhibit at Yorktown’s Historical Museum on weekends - June 10 thru July 02.

Photos may be submitted regardless of age or level of skill in one of the following 3-divisions:

Adult * Youth – Grades 9th thru 12th * Youth – Up thru 8th Grade

Photos may be entered in the following categories:

Animals * Flowers/Plants * Landscape/Scenic * People/Portraits

Architecture * Miscellaneous

People’s Choice voting will determine winning photos.

Winners will be awarded ribbons.

A Special Award will be given to a People's Choice photo that portrays “All Around Yorktown”.

All entries are free.

For each photo entered, the photographer’s name will be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card.

Deadline to enter is June 02, 2023.

Photos may be taken to the Yorktown City Hall (119 E Main St) Monday – Friday 8:30 to 4:30.

All photos should be matted to 11 x 14 & must include a 3 x 5 index card with the following information:

Photographer’s Name

City of Residence


Category entered

Title of Photo

Where Photo was taken

For more information contact: Peggy Oliver, Photo Chairman at 361-649-2443


Activities/Events subject to change without notice.

✯ BBQ Cookoff


✯ Color Run


✯ Cornhole


✯ Kids Activities


✯ Car Show



Supporters of

Yorktown’s 175th Anniversary

Yorktown’s 175th Anniversary Celebration is only possible because businesses and individuals in Yorktown and surrounding communities have so graciously contributed.

Elizabeth Burda

Penny Sievers and Family

Mark & Betsy Weischwill

Franke Farm Services

Yorktown Lions Club

Aunt Di's Kountry Kitchen

Golden Crescent Construction

Yorktown Historical Society

Prosperity Bank

Citizens Bank

Chad Newman

Barry Watson, CPA

Coker Insurance Agency

Peggy Oliver

Gerhardt’s Jewelry

Friends of the Yorktown Public Library

Trust Texas Bank

Simmons Bank

Encina Services

Bill & Charlotte Baker

Hilltop Services

Diversicare/Yorktown Nursing & Rehab

Massey Funeral Home





March 4th Bingo Contributors

DeWitt County Vietnam Veterans

Fraulein’s Boutique

Valda Lamprecht

Topsy Turvy Tea Room


Coker Insurance

Simply Blessed

Simply Silks


B & D Wood-n-Stuff

Catholic Life Insurance

Brookshire Bros

Bush’s Chicken

Walmart Aunt Di’s

Aunt Di's Kountry Kitchen

Abuelita’s Restaurant

Town Market BBQ

Lowe’s Grocery


RJ’s Burgers

Pioneer BBQ

Bea Fagg

El Rodeo Café

The Flower Tub

Ryan’s on Main

Bill Menn

James Menn

La Enchildaita Restaurant

Anonymous Donors




February 12th Country Opry Supporters

Norvan & Diane Moore/Aunt Di’s Kountry Kitchen

Almost Famous Band

Vickie Cross

Jesse Mapes

Billy Fischer

William Potcinske

Marty Cline Pieprzica

Toby Ricks

Jimmy Simmons

Cordell Moore

Mark Collins

Verda Mae Styra

Paul & Iris Tam

Vela Farms

Bill & Heather Menn

Friends of Cuero

Anonymous Donors




If you would like to contribute to the success of celebrating Yorktown’s 175th Anniversary

You may send a check* or money order* to

Yorktown Chamber/175th Anniversary

P.O. Box 488

Yorktown, TX 78164

Volunteers are needed to ensure the Celebration will have something for all ages to enjoy.

The committee can be contacted by calling


Or sending an email to


*Contributions to the organization are not deductible for federal income tax purposes as charitable contributions.

Committee Members

Connie Hall

Mary Ann Kenne

Amy Lamprecht

Heather Menn

Lorene Migura

Peggy Savage

Katie Newman

Malarie Rodriguez

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