Making fun of the pesky fire ant, the Fire Ant Festival is famous for its wacky and zany events. There’s a fire ant calling contest; rubber chicken chunking; gurning (ugly face-making); a diaper derby, and a men’s Crazy Legs contest.

When: The Fire Ant Festival is held annually in October

Where: Marshall, TX

More Info: Contact the Marshall Chamber of Commerce, 213 West Austin, Marshall, TX 75671; [800 953 7868] or [903 935 7868] or check it out on the web at

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