The Gladewater Round Up Rodeo parade came through the streets of the old square in Gladewater to start the annual event.
Chuck wagons and rodeo riders filled the streets , and gave hundreds of little rodeo fans a thrill. Visitors come from all over Texas for this week's activities that start the rodeo.
The 71st annual Gladewater round-up rodeo runs from June 4th through the 7th, beginning at 8:15 pm at the Rodeo Arena. Tickets are on sale at the Rodeo Arena.
Bob Hallmark, reporting.