Crider’s Rodeo and Dance Hall

Small-Town Business Spotlight: Crider’s is Still Riding and Dancing Along the Guadalupe River in Hunt

July 28, 2020 | By Heather Brand

For 95 years, Crider’s Rodeo and Dancehall in Hunt has opened every summer to crowds eager for rodeo action and dancing under the stars along the Guadalupe River.

Rodeo and Boot-Scoot Beside the Guadalupe River All Summer Long

April 30, 2019 | By Heather Brand

The down-home, open-air entertainment venue on the outskirts of Hunt got its start in 1925 when Walter and Audrey Crider hosted a rodeo, dance, and barbecue fundraiser to support the local school. The event proved so popular it was reprised the following year, then on a weekly basis throughout the summer by the late 1940s. Over the subsequent decades, the small-town attraction has grown and gained a statewide following

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