Caprock Classic Car Club Show and Cruise Every third Saturday in July. The event takes place on our town square located at 9th Street and Garza Avenue. The cruise is on Friday night beginning at 7:30pm. The show is Saturday beginning at 9am. Classic and custom designed cars and trucks participate in the show. The event includes music, food, games, raffles and merchandise vendors welcome visitors to this annual event. Visit www.caprockclassiccarclub.org for more information about the club and all their events.
July 4th Festival The Slaton Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual July 4th Festival at the Slaton Park located on 15th and Garza Avenue. The event begins at 10am and runs until 3pm. Slatonites celebrate in style with music performed by area musicians, games, raffles and of course lots of food. This event is supported by our local businesses and our local youth, church, civic and school organizations provide the food and fun.
South Plains Air Show Hosted by the Texas Air Museum-Caprock Chapter. This show takes place on the first weekend in June on odd number year. The Slaton Municipal Airport is located on FM 400 2 miles north of Slaton. The show offers breathtaking re-enactments and aerobatic performances, and death defying stunts by pilots from around the country. Other acts include jet-powered cars, cyclists and more. Visit www.thetexasairmuseum.org for more information. Next air show is June 10, 2017.
Cook to the Cure BBQ Cook Off Benefitting the American Diabetes Association. Every third Saturday in August. Located at the Slaton Park on 15th Street and Garza Avenue. Slaton is proud to welcome this annual cook-off. Cook teams compete for prize money in brisket, ribs, cook's choice and outlaw beans categories. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion awarded. All-You-Can-Eat starting at 4:30 pm. Street Dance takes place on Friday night there at the park beginning at 9pm.
St. Joseph's School Sausagefest 3rd Sunday in October located at 20th and Division Street. This event includes a sausage dinner, secret recipe sausage sale, silent and live auctions, raffle, quilt show and best of all the carnival. Games and rides are provided all afternoon. Activities take place a the school and St. Joseph's Hall. Proceeds benefit the St. Joseph School. Visit www.slatonsausage.com for more information.
Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Night beginning at 6pm - on 9th and Lubbock Street. Halloween fun and antics that occur during our fun-filled "trunk-or-treat". Local businesses, organizations and clubs host the annual event by lining up in the City Hall parking lot for everyone to browse through for treats.
5th Friday Slaton on the Square From 6pm to 9pm on the 5th Friday of the month. Slaton is fortunate to have a very active art community. The art galleries around the square welcome exhibits by area artists, Texas Tech University professors and students. Slaton ISD students, St. Joseph School students and special guest artists from national and international tours. Musicians perform at various venues throughout the evening. Food and merchandise vendors will be set up. Join us for a summer evening and stroll around the Slaton Square. Visit www.5thfridayslaton.com for more information.