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Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival
Clute, Texas

Held annually in July

25th Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival
July 28-30, 2005

Willie ManchewHalf-seriously referred to as "The Texas State Bird," the mosquito is an excuse for residents & visitors alike to join in on three days of fun & games. On the last Thursday, Friday & Saturday in July at the Clute Municipal Park, Clute, Texas presents "The Great Texas Mosquito Festival."

A group of goodwill ambassadors known as "The Executive Swat Team," invite you to kick back & enjoy under the "watchful" eye of Willie Manchew, the "World's Largest Mosquito." The celebration has gained national recognition and attracts visitors from all over the country.

Come join us for a variety of events that includes: Horseshoe Tournament, 5 km Mosquito Chase, Century Buzz Bike and Skate Tour, Ms. Quito Beauty Pageant, BBQ and Fajita Cook-off, Washer Pitching Contest, Live Music Featuring National Entertainment Acts, Senior Citizen Contest, O You Beautiful Doll Contest, Baby Crawling Contest, Carnival Rides, Food Booths, Arts & Crafts, Souvenirs, Games and Haystack Dives.

25th Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival
: July 28-30, 2005
: Clute Municipal Park, Clute, Texas
Time: Thursday & Friday 5pm - Midnight; Saturday 9am - 1pm

Visit the Great Texas Mosquito Festival website for more information and schedule of events:

Contact Information

Visitor Information:

Clute Visitors Bureau

(For information and contest entry forms)
Clute Visitors Bureau
Contact Person: Jan Scott
Telephone: (979) 265-2508 or
(800) 938-4853
Fax: (979) 265-3535

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