Billy the Kid Day Open Car Show
First Saturday in April
One of the favorite events of the year in Hico. Typically over 100 cars show up for this popular, annual event. A wide variety of street vendors, DJ music and a lively awards ceremony make this an exciting family event.
Texas Steak Cookoff
3rd Saturday in May
Backyard chefs from all over the Southwest came to Hico, Texas to see who cooks The Best Steak in Texas. This event brought in 108 teams all trying to win the $3,500 first place and the title "Best Steak in Texas". The event was a great success and congratulations to all the winners. Mark your calendars now for next year's event!
The 14th Annual Texas Steak Cookoff, hosted by the Hico's Original Steak Cookoff Committee, will be on May 20, 2017 in historic downtown Hico, Texas. We look forward in seeing our old friends and the many new cookers that want to claim the title of "The Best Steak in Texas". If you are not a backyard chef, come on down anyway to enjoy the day with us.
Old Settler's Reunion
July (3rd Full Week)
This is the oldest event of its kind held in Texas. This week-long event is sponsored by the Hico Civic Club and includes a parade through downtown Hico, and concluded Saturday with a carnival and concert held at the Hico City Park.
Six Man Super Saturday Football
Last Saturday of August
Six-man high school football teams from across the state travel to Hico, TX to compete in the invitation-only event. This is the 10th year for this very popular sporting event.
Downtown Holiday Open House
2nd Saturday in November
Features treats, door prizes, and special discounts.
Fun Places to visit within 30 - 45 miles
Chamber of Commerce website: hicotxchamber.comGlen Rose, TX
(20 miles) visit the Dinosaur Valley State Park, Fossil Rim Wildlife Farm, The Promise Musical, Squaw Valley Golf Course, and many other attractions.
Web: glenrosetexas.netGranbury, TX
(40 miles) visit Granbury Live, Lake Granbury, Historic Granbury Square and many other attractions.
Each room will have its own unique history, focusing on different parts of history including people, businesses and community life that surrounded Hamilton Co. during the early 1900. We invite you to return to our piece of history, and stay in a different room. You never know what part of history you will connect.
The Chop House
Your stay at The Midland Hotel will be significantly enhanced by a full-service restaurant known as The Chop House. The Chop House was an original meat locker in Hico around the turn of the century, housed in the north end of The Hotel.