Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Picnic


Well it's a SAD Day in Kirby, TX...After well over 60 years, it has been decided that the Fire Department Picnic/former Hobofest will not continue moving forward..Thank You to all that have supported the Fire Department over the Years and have been like Family. Your 1st weekend in May is now open.....This Page will be Shut down soon.....


Looking for donated auction for pick up or please drop off 5560 Duffek.
(210) 661-2612

Kirby Fire Department BBQ Cook-Off

Kirby Fire Department BBQ Cook-Off

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Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Picnic

Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Picnic

Please make plans !! Come on out and enjoy with us !!

Please make plans !! Come on out and enjoy with us !!

Kirby news you can use

Kirby news you can use

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Super Excited about this Lineup:
Sat afternoon May 4, 2019 Matt Hawk Music

Sat evening Clint Taft followed by Texas Country Music recording artist Ty Dillon

Friday May 3, 2019 Grupo Xelente followed by
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Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Picnic

Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Picnic


I know it seems like a long time away but entertainment is lined up and we are so excited...from Tejano to Texas Country...more to come

Everything is coming together...all we need are some auction items and support the VFD...come and spend the d...

Everything is coming together...all we need are some auction items and support the VFD...come and spend the day and evening with us !!..


Yall come on out to Kirby Friendship Park...Clint Taft & the Buck Wild Band goes on at 1pm til 4pm....Our Live Auction begins at 4pm...Colton Routh will be performing with Brent Riedel just before Country Music Legend Darrell McCall takes the stage....


Carnival wrist band info. Wrist bands are $20 on Thursday and Friday from 6-11pm. Saturday from noon-6pm and Sunday from 1-7pm. Y'all come out and enjoy happy hobo fest!


Here is the Carnival wrist band info. Wrist bands are $20 Thursday and Friday from 6pm-11pm. Saturday from noon-6pm and Sunday from 1pm -7pm. Y'all come out and enjoy, happy hobo Fest!


Carnival wrist band times and prices should be coming tomorrow!


Less than a week out and the preparations are coming together....Don't forget to come out this Friday night and dance the night away to the great country sound of Allen Torans and Misty Blue Band performing from 8p-Midnight. The BBQ cookoff teams will be setting up and ready to compete. The carnival will be alive for the weekend, as well as our many vendors. Saturday we have our Hermann Sons Dancers from Noon-1pm and then Clint Taft and the Buckwild Band will perform for you, from 1p-4p while you grab a BBQ plate from our Fire Department. At 4pm will be the live auction and rounding out the evening will be the Iconic,one of a kind Classic Country Music from Darrell McCall and his lovely bride, Mona.


It's official and we are excited to announce our Headliner for this year's Hobofest....Country Music legend and ultimate Honky-Tonker Darrel McCall.....


2017 Hobofest preparations under excited for this year's soon as contract is signed, we will announce.....


Congratulations to Backward Jack BBQ Team on your Grand champion and Hat Trick!


Thanks to Everyone that came out this weekend, It was great we Appreciate you!


We are really cracking down on golf cart and ATV traffic this year, please obey the rules , if you do not have a drivers lic. Then you can't be driving. WE ARE trying to keep everyone safe and have a great event!


Hobofest Carnival wristband days and times. Thursday from 6-10pm. Friday 6pm -11pm and Sunday 1pm -7pm wristband are $ 20.00


It's that time again. We need Judges for our 64th Annual
Hobo-Fest BBQ Cook off.
Event will be judged on Saturday May 7th.
Pork ribs
Please call or text:
Debbie Hammond 210-573-2627 or e-mail
[email protected]

You can always contact me
(Laird Bretz:BBQ host)
[email protected]

Thanks and hope to see all ya'll at Hobo-Fest


We are currently taking donations for our live auction, please call if you or your company would like to donate. 210-661-2612


Save the Date Kirby Hobo fest May 6-7-8 2016 64th Annual Kirby City Park. MUCH MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!


Starting Tomorrow the Kirby pool will be open on Tuesday -Thursday And Saturday from 12 noon until 6pm


What an awesome weekend, thank to all who had anything to do with this Event , it was great and we appreciate it! !!!


Congratulations to Dwayne Albrecht and Albrecht Catering, our 2015 Hobo Cook-Off Grand Champion. Thanks to all who came out to cook and judge, hope to see you all next year.


BBQ awards have been moved up by 30 minutes from 6:00 to 5:30.......Thank you all who came out and good luck......


Please everyone take lots pictures this weekend and post them to this site !


We will be serving BBQ brisket plates with potato salad and beans on Saturday starting at 12 noon, Cost will be $8.00 per plate


Live Auction beginning at 4pm on Saturday lots of great Items , you don't want to miss it!


Kirby Friendship Park
Kirby, TX

The Kirby Volunteer Fire Department, Kirby Parks and Recreation Committee, and City of Kirby are pleased to be sponsoring the Kirby VFD Annual Picnic - HOBO Festival. The Festival will be held April 30 - May 3, 2015 at Friendship Park (Kirby Park), 5745 Binz Engleman Road, Kirby, TX. There will be arts & crafts booths, food booths, a parade on Saturday morning, a carnival all 4 days, a car show on Sunday, an auction on Saturday afternoon, a raffle, a chili cook-off on Saturday, an IBCA sanctioned B-B-Q cook-off on Saturday, and live entertainment Friday night through Sunday afternoon. The Festival will begin at 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. on Thursday April 30th; 6:00 P.M. – Midnight on Friday May 1st; Noon – Midnight Saturday May 2nd; 10 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Sunday May 3rd. The Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Annual Picnic and HOBO Festival brings the community together to enjoy this wonderful weekend. This event will offer entertainment for all ages. Should you have any questions or require additional information, feel free to contact Kirby Fire Department Chief Riedel at 210-661-3198 or email [email protected] If you need information pertaining to participating as a vendor, contact Patty Cox at 210-661-3198 or email her at [email protected]


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Thank you Kirby FD for coming out today! We had a blast with you all! #allforthekids #weeonthough 😎
Kirby Volunteer Fire Department Picnic
Who will go home with the Kirby VFD Margarita Pour Off trophies???? We need samplers to show up with $5 so we can award the People’s Choice Award...who cares about the rain if the margaritas are flowing?
Can you please give us the days, times and wristband info for carnival only?
Time is ticking away on our Fiesta Week have until 4:00pm tomorrow to sign up to make margaritas for only $10!
Join us! Limited number of teams! Contact Mark!