Parade Picnic

2017 Annual Strutters PicnicBarbecue and Cold Beer

This year’s Strutters Picnic marks the 84th year of the Texas Rose Festival, attracting visitors from all over the great state of Texas. The Strutters Picnic features slow-smoked Texas barbecue served with all the sides and ice cold beer. Hundreds of volunteers join in this historic Tyler event annually, while enjoying incredible food and college football on giant, outdoor flatscreen televisions. Held on the East Texas State Fair grounds, the picnic is open to all Texas Rose Festival volunteers.