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Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Upcoming Events in Piney Woods

Conroe

Big Top Shopping Festival

Nov. 20-21

A wide selection of vendors showcases 300 small businesses with handcrafted and unique items, boutiq...

Crockett

Christmas in Crockett

Nov. 20

Make plans to attend the 40th annual Christmas in Crockett and shop over 150 vendors lining the down...

Gladewater

Christmas Parade

Dec. 14

There's a feeling of Christmas in the air as Gladewater hails the coming of the holiday season and o...

Helen Lee Estate Daffodil Gardens

Feb. 15-March 15

Mrs. Lee's Garden is an 816-acre tract of land that is drastically transformed every February and Ma...

Henderson

Rusk County PRCA Rodeo

Oct. 15-16

The Rusk County Rodeo Association presents the 27th annual PRCA Rodeo. Top cowboys and cowgirls perf...

The Magic of Christmas on Main Street—Hallmark-Movie Style

Nov. 5-7

Enjoy the Hallmark-style Christmas open house in downtown. Stroll the four main streets and see beau...

Heritage Syrup Festival

Nov. 13

The tradition of ribbon cane syrup making is commemorated at this festival. The highlight of the onl...

Christmas Parade

Dec. 2

Feel the spirit of Christmas at the annual Henderson Christmas Parade. The parade route goes through...

Huntington

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 6

Honor our veterans with a program and parade. ...

Huntsville

Touch-a-Truck

Sept. 25

Touch-a-Truck allows kids the opportunity to climb on and learn about their favorite big trucks and ...

Fair on the Square

Oct. 2

This annual event comes with fun, food, and adventure. Over 400 vendors set up shop in the historic ...

Huntsville Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, and 5K

Oct. 16

The Walker County Fairgrounds host the annual Huntsville Half Marathon and 5K, which celebrates its ...

Scare on the Square

Oct. 30

This festival includes carnival-themed games, giveaways, crafts, and trick-or-treating for all ages....

Holiday Market

Nov. 6-7

More than 80 dealers from across Texas and the U.S. offer a wide array of boutiques, antiques, furni...

Christmas Fair and Winter in the Park

Dec. 4

Vendors line the streets with gifts for the holiday season. From crafts to food, there is something ...

Jacksonville

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

Sept. 11, Oct. 10, Nov. 14

A ballroom full of vendors makes it easy to shop for a variety of items. Admission is free, but dona...

Trunk or Treat

Oct. 25

Celebrate Halloween in a safe environment with this annual Trunk or Treat. Festivities are targeted ...

Christmas Parade

Dec. 2

The holiday season in Jacksonville begins with the annual Christmas Parade. Floats are judged for be...

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

Dec. 12

A ballroom full of vendors makes it easy to shop for a variety of items. Admission is free, but dona...

Jefferson

Land O' the Pines Norton Bike Rallye

Oct. 1-3

See more than 300 people displaying over 150 of the finest vintage motorcycles anywhere in the count...

Halloween Express

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Riding aboard the Halloween Express, an antique narrow-gauge gas locomotive, guests can see scenes a...

East Texas Burn Run

Oct. 8-10

Come for bikes, bands, and beer all weekend long. Centering around historic Auntie Skinners Riverboa...

Texas Sounds International Country Music Awards

Oct. 14-17

Top international country music artists from around the world come to the little town of Jefferson, ...

Texas Bigfoot Conference

Oct. 15-16

Established in 2001 as the original annual Bigfoot Conference in Texas by the Texas Bigfoot Research...

Taste of Jefferson

Oct. 17

The streets of downtown are closed off to showcase local restaurants. Come enjoy samples of favorite...

Fall History, Haunts and Legends

Nov. 6

This fun event is for anyone who enjoys history, mystery, the unexplained, and things that go bump i...

Christmas Parade and Enchanted Forest Tree Lighting

Nov. 27

The parade travels through downtown Jefferson and ends at Lions Park, where the Enchanted Forest Tre...

Christmas Express Train

Nov. 27-28

Make this a Christmas to remember aboard the Christmas Express Train. Ride an antique narrow-gauge g...

Christmas and New Year's Express Trains

Dec. 4, 11, 18, 25, 31, Jan. 1

Make this a holiday season to remember aboard the Christmas and New Year's Express trains. As the an...

Gun and Knife Expo

Dec. 11-12

Shop for new and antique guns, knives, knife-sharpening equipment, ammo, gun parts, archery, reloadi...

Liberty

Trinity Valley Exposition Fair and Rodeo

Oct. 15-23

The annual county fair and rodeo includes a barbecue cookoff, livestock show, parades, a carnival, P...

Longview

Christmas at the Courthouse

Dec. 4

Santa and other characters are set up on the courthouse lawn for holiday fun. There are also train r...

Lufkin

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass in Concert

Sept. 23

Under the leadership of Rodney Marsalis, this group is composed of some of America’s top brass mus...

Rodney Marsalis and Philadelphia Big Brass in Concert

Sept. 23

America’s premier large brass ensemble, Rodney Marsalis and Philadelphia Big Brass reflects the di...

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage in Concert

Oct. 8

Once hailed as "the new queen of bluegrass" by the "Wall Street Journal," the Grammy winner was indu...

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