Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup Overview:
Held during the second weekend of March annually since 1958, Sweetwater's World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup draws over 30,000 visitors from across the US and beyond.
About the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup:
Since it first began in 1958, the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup has attracted a wide variety of visitors, from serious snake hunters to curious onlookers. While the snakes are the main attraction, the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup entails a number of events beyond the actual snake hunt. There is the Rattlesnake Parade, Miss Snake Charmer Pageant, Rattlesnake Dance, guided bus tours, guided rattlesnake hunts, a barbecue cookoff and more.
Where the Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup is Held:
The Miss Snake Charmer Pageant is held at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium. The Rattlesnake Roundup is held at the Nolan County Coliseum.