July 30, 2020 - August 2, 2020 903 721-9111 New schedule this year due to COVID-19 The race takes place every year during the celebration of Texas's Independence.This is a unique Western event you don't want to miss. Come early, bring your horses, mules and wagons and enjoy the many activities or just sit back and watch. Camping available. See 1836chuckwagonraces.com for specific schedule and cost. Open for camping from Wednesday July 29th 8:00 AM Close Sunday August 2nd 6:00PM. .