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Special Labor Day Train

Sept. 3

Historic Jefferson Railway, 400 E. Austin St.

Celebrate Labor Day at the Historic Jefferson Railway. The train ride includes a stop at Diamond Don Gator Pit for alligator feeding. Come see the Support Our Troops display that honors the United States Military. Active Military personnel ride free.

jeffersonrailway.com

AHRMA International Vintage Motocross

Sept. 7-11

Diamond Don's Rv Park and Events Center, 1602 SH 49 East

Diamond Don's annual motocross event is a nonstop weekend full of motocross adventure and legends. There's a charity golf outing on Wednesday, followed by a dual sport adventure ride on Thursday. Friday events include the cross country and vintage trials. Then the big races on Saturday and Sunday with motocross legends like Brad Lackey, Steve Wise, and Kevin Windham.

diamonddonempire.com

Antique Tractor Show

Sept. 17

Downtown Jefferson

The main streets in Jefferson are closed to traffic to accommodate antique tractors, antique trucks, working and stationary antique engines, and swap meet vendors. The day includes a tractor parade, slow tractor race, swap meet, and awards. 

facebook.com/jeffersonantiquetractorshow

Land O’ Pines Norton Owners Association Rallye and Bike Show

Sept 30; Oct 1-2

Diamond Don's Rv Park and Events Center, 1602 SH 49 East

See more than 300 people displaying over 150 of the finest vintage motorcycles anywhere in the country. Participate in field events, display your bike in the show, and ride in the Rolling Concours.

ntnoa.org

Halloween Express Train

Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Historic Jefferson Railway, 400 E. Austin St.

Every Saturday in October, bring the family for these narrated day and night family-friendly train rides. The Halloween Express includes vignettes along the railroad track featuring “The Twisted Woods.” You may see a ghostly spirit or monster emerge from the swamplands of East Texas. While there may be a startle or two, this is not a scary train ride.

jeffersonrailway.com

East Texas Burn Run

Oct. 7-11

Downtown Jefferson

Come for bikes, bands, and beer all weekend long. Centering around historic Auntie Skinners Riverboat Club, this event has bike games, a live auction, live music, a bike show, and a raffle for a brand new 2021 motorcycle. Sponsored by the Phoenix Organization of Jefferson and Brothers Keepers Motorcycle Club, the event benefits Percy R. Johnson Burn Foundation and Camp I'm Still Me.

easttexasburnrun.com

Taste of Jefferson

Oct. 16

Downtown Jefferson

The streets of downtown are closed off so Jefferson can showcase samples of local restaurants' favorite meals, accompanied by live music.

marioncountychamber.org

History, Haunts and Legends

Nov. 1

Jefferson Convention and Visitor Center, 305 E. Austin St.

This fun event is for anyone who enjoys history, mystery, the unexplained, and things that go bump in the night, with special guest speakers, vendors, tours, and night time investigations at some of Jefferson's historic, rumored haunted locations.

visitjeffersontexas.com

Christmas Express Train

Nov. 25, 26; Dec. 3, 10, 17, 24

Historic Jefferson Railway, 400 E. Austin St.

Make this a Christmas to remember aboard the Christmas Express Train. The antique narrow-gauge gas locomotive has three departures each day. Passengers enjoy vignettes along the Cypress Bayou River as they hear the story of Christmas. Night vignettes are lighted, but no lights along the tracks.

jeffersonrailway.com

Christmas Parade and "Enchanted Forest" Tree Lighting

Nov. 26

Downtown and Lions Park

After the parade, which travels through Jefferson and ends at Lions Park, stick around for the "Enchanted Forest" tree lighting ceremony. Be inspired as 100-plus beautifully decorated christmas trees light up and ring in the holidays. Festivities also include Christmas carol singing and a visit from Santa.

visitjeffersontexas.com

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