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Gladewater

Round-Up Rodeo

June 5-8

This is a nationally sanctioned PRCA Rodeo. Founded in 1937, this rodeo is recognized as one of the ...

Main Street Art and Wine Stroll

Aug. 10

Join in the fun with paintings, sculptures, pottery, drawings, and wineries gathering together for a...

Grapeland

East Texas Country Music Festival

July 4-6

Jam along at this three-day music festival with the best of Texas country artists. There is non-stop...

Henderson

July Fourth Parade, Fun in the Park, and Fireworks

July 4

The city celebrates with a parade, children's inflatables, food, musical entertainment, and firework...

Sacred Harp Singing National Convention

Aug. 10-11

The 164th annual event celebrates a historic form of folk-christian music with a cappella singing an...

Huntsville

July 4th Celebration

July 4

The Fourth of July celebration is a fun and safe event for the entire family. The fireworks show beg...

Jacksonville

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

June 8

Enjoy free admission to a show featuring a variety of arts and crafts vendors, some new and many ret...

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

July 13

Enjoy free admission to a show featuring a variety of arts and crafts vendors, some new and many ret...

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

Sept. 7

Enjoy free admission to a show featuring a variety of arts and crafts vendors, some new and many ret...

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

Nov. 2

Enjoy free admission to a show featuring a variety of arts and crafts vendors, some new and many ret...

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

Dec. 14

Enjoy free admission to a show featuring a variety of arts and crafts vendors, some new and many ret...

Jefferson

Father's Day Express

June 15

Celebrate Father's Day aboard an antique gas-powered locomotive. The ride includes a stop at Diamond...

July Fourth Weekend

July 4-6

The Historic Jefferson Railway offers a special holiday weekend aboard an antique gas-powered locomo...

Labor Day Celebration

Aug. 31

Celebrate Labor Day aboard an antique gas-powered locomotive. The ride includes a stop at Diamond Do...

Kilgore

Stars and Scars Mud Run

June 8

Compete with other runners in a rugged natural terrain course in the Piney Woods of East Texas that ...

Children's Art Festival

June 21-22

Enjoy an outdoor chalk drawing competition along with two days of fun, creativity, and lots of activ...

Fourth of July Extravaganza

July 4

This popular Independence Day event features a 20-minute explosively entertaining fireworks display....

Patriotic Street Party

July 13

East Texans come together to show their patriotism with a gigantic street party on Main Street....

Texas Shakespeare Festival

June 27-July 28

For the 34th summer season, East Texas’ only professional theatre produces “As You Like It,” ...

Longview

Movies on the Plaza

June 1

Catch the full-length feature film "Mary Poppins Returns" in an outdoor setting. Bring a lawn chair ...

Comic Con

June 1-2

This comic convention brings together a diverse list of guests, vendors, artists, and fan groups in ...

Summer Boat Show

June 6-9

The annual boat show features boats from Plano Marine of East Texas and Nicholas Marine. Admission i...

Pride Festival

June 15

In its sixth year, Longview's Pride Festival features food trucks, shopping, an outdoor bar, and a c...

Fireworks and Freedom Celebration

July 4

This festival includes an air-conditioned vendor hall, concessions, free outdoor concerts, carnival ...

Great Texas Balloon Race

July 26-28

Enjoy a world-class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States ...

AKC Dog Show

July 26-28

The Longview Kennel Club holds their AKC-licensed, all-breed dog shows. The Tyler Obedience Training...

Lufkin

"Finding Neverland" National Broadway Tour

June 12

Leave the world behind and visit Neverland with this family friendly production, winner of Broadway....

"Finding Neverland"—National Broadway Tour

June 12

Winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash is a must s...

Magnolia

Fourth of July in Magnolia

July 4

This free event celebrates the Fourth of July with music, hot dogs, watermelon, and a fireworks disp...

Mineola

Square Dancing

Jan. 7-Dec. 30

Join in on square dancing every Monday night with national caller Tim Tyl....

Mainstream Extravaganza

May 24-26

Enjoy a weekend of square dancing with national callers Tim Tyl and Jerry Junck. ...

Nacogdoches

Texas Blueberry Festival

June 8

Jump into loads of fun at the 30th annual Texas Blueberry Festival. Find blueberry-sweet treats and ...

Naples

Watermelon Festival

July 25-27

This 80th annual event includes a parade, street dance, an antique car show, music, arts-and-crafts ...

Palestine

Memorial Day Brunch Train

May 26

As Americans everywhere take time to remember military members on Memorial Day, Texas State Railroad...

Wiggy Thump Festival

June 8

This music festival, presented by Whiskey Myers, features a lineup of Texas country favorites with t...

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