CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Dwell music, meals and video games have been only a few of the actions households loved immediately at Carrollton’s annual Pageant on the Switchyard.
“It’s incredible to be again outdoors and the climate is admittedly cooperating immediately,” Donna Franklin mentioned.
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Organizers say this is without doubt one of the cities signature occasions. It honors the important function that the railroad performs within the metropolis’s historical past.
“Right here in historic downtown is the place three rail traces cross and we’ve an precise switchyard,” Kelli Lewis mentioned.
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Final 12 months’s competition was cancelled due to the pandemic. This 12 months the power was electrical. Ted Kamel has been working the competition because it started. He says he’s thrilled and relieved to be again in enterprise.
“We wish to be round individuals, we wish to work together,” Kamel mentioned. “When you don’t perceive what Texas is all about you could come to one among these festivals. It’s most likely the most effective I’ve seen anyplace in Texas.”
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The competition takes place annually on the primary Saturday of November.