Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Pig Roast? It is a motorcycle run put on by the Hill Country Toy Run Association
held the 2nd weekend of October in Johnson City, Texas to benefit underprivileged children,
primarily the Cherokee Home for Children.What is the Toy Run? See the Hill Country Toy Run
page for more information.
Is there a place for RV camping? Yes, the RVs are directed to sites along the river. However,
there are no sewer or electric hook-ups. RVs must be self-contained. It is important that
nothing be dumped as these campsites are along the river.If we encounter illegal dumping of any
material, we will be forced to require clean up deposits or ban RVs all together.
Can I reserve a camping space? No. It is on a first come, first serve basis.
How much does it cost to get in the gate? $30.00 per person for the weekend.
Do you accept credit cards? Yes, we now accept at the event.
Can I bring my kids? Please remember that even though this is a benefit for children this is a
motorcycle run and some events may not be suitable for young children. If you feel comfortable
you can bring your kids; however, you are responsible for your them and their well being. Children
4 and under are free. Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. You are responsible for
any minor you bring.
Can I bring my pets? Yes. Pets must be on a leash at ALL times. Pets are the sole responsibility
of the owner. Aggressive animals are not permitted.
Can I bring a golf cart, 3 wheeler, "mule", or "gator" to the run? Yes, if it is operated in a
safe manner around others.
What does Johnson city have to offer? Are there any hotels? Please visit the Johnson City
Visitor's Center for more information.
What kind of Bike Games will there be? Weather permitting, there will be special lineup of
games by the ever famous "BUDA" known by all in the Texas motorcycle circuit and the Austin R.
O.T. Rally. He'll surprise us with his personalized games that will make your day. Be prepared for
a wild time!
Do I need to bring my own firewood? Yes, you need to bring your own wood. Occasionally
Blanco County is under a burn ban which means NO ground fires. Please check here for burn ban
Will there be showers available? Yes. These are not on the Fairground Site itself but about a
1/2 mile down the road at the Johnson City Pool. These are very clean and scheduledshuttle
escorts will be available. See front gate upon entry for more information.
Where can I get information if I am interested in being a vendor? See Vendor's page.
Can we come earlier than Friday? Vendors may come to set-up at 8 am on Thursday - NO
EARLIER!! Gate opens to weekend campers on Friday @ 8 am - NO EARLIER!!
Where can I get a schedule of events? Posted at a later date. Check back as the Pig Roast
What Bike Show categories do you have? Right now we currently have a "People's Choice"
class with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies.
Can I preregister? We now offer pre-registration, email here for more info.
What kinds of food and drinks are available? There will be plenty of vendors that provide
food and beverages. The Saturday night pork roast feast is included in the gate fee and you won't
want to miss this because the kitchen and pit crews continually out do themselves by providing a