November 6 - Kilgore
23nd ANNUAL EAST TEXAS OILMEN’S CHILI
It’s Chili Season! Showcasing oilfield service companies from
Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas & Oklahoma as they prepare hundreds
of pounds of chili and compete to claim the title of the #1
Chili Team in the Oilfield. Benefiting the East Texas
Treatment Center. World’s Richest Acre, Downtown Kilgore.
10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Fee: $5.00 all you can eat chili. For
more info: (903) 984-5571.
November 8–12 - Kilgore
THE EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL…
Concerts on Seven Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organs in the East
Texas area (Kilgore-Longview-Tyler-Shreveport-Dallas). All
concerts are free of charge and open to the public. For more
information, visit our website at
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Nov 13–15, Dec 18–20, Jan 15-17 & Feb12-14 - Livingston
LIVINGSTON TRADE DAYS...
Discover a wide array of Trade Days treasures at Pedigo Park—
original artwork, crafts, collectibles, antiques & food. Free
parking Fri & Sat. On Hwy 59 North, just 3/4 mile north of Hwy
190. (936) 327-3656.
November 19–December 19 - Kilgore - CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS…
month-long celebration kicks off Nov 19 & extends through
mid-December. Tis’ the Season to be Jolly at the Historical
Preservation Foundation’s Derrick Lighting Ceremony, followed
by the Mt. Kilgore Snowhill Festival, Christmas Parade,
Rangerettes Extravaganza and more. For details:
Or call Kilgore Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau (903)
November 21 - Crockett
34th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROCKETT...
Enjoy the Christmas feeling on Saturday before Thanksgiving
with over 200 arts & crafts booths, along with food vendors,
entertainment & more. Vendor space available. Contact Crockett
Chamber of Commerce: (936) 544-2359 or visit
November 21 - Jacksonville
3rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS ON
Saturday, 10am-4pm. Downtown Jacksonville, Commerce St. Local
and downtown businesses will have special holiday sales.
Entertainment, photos with Santa, and arts & craft vendors
line the sidewalks.
(903) 586-2217 or (800) 376-2217.
November 22 - Kilgore
MT. KILGORE SNOWHILL FESTIVAL…
This annual event for the whole family has continued to grow
into a Texas winter festival! Children & adults experience the
exhilaration of sledding down the Big Snowhill, Kiddie
Snowhill, Santa & Mrs. Clause, bicycle giveaway,
entertainment, face painting, balloon-making, downtown tour
wagon ride, kiddie train, food, arts/crafts & business
vendors. FREE. Downtown Kilgore, Commerce St., 1pm-7pm. For
more info: Kilgore Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
November 28 - Kirbyville
28th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE
Come to beautifully-forested East Texas the Saturday after
Thanksgiving to enjoy Kirbyville’s home-town festival with
food & craft booths, photos with Santa, small train ride,
entertainment, games, and more at Magnolia Park. (409)
November 28 - Jasper
CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK...
Enjoy carolers, nativity, children’s train rides from the
Depot in the park, Santa’s Hut, photos, arts/crafts booths,
food vendors, lighted displays, musical entertainment, and
fireworks 6pm. FREE at Sandy Creek Park. 11am until.
February 4–7, 2016 - Port Arthur
MARDI GRAS OF SOUTHEAST
A spectacular Mardi Gras event featuring four days of
costuming, parades, carnival, arts and crafts, concerts,
concessions & family entertainment in downtown Port Arthur.
Online tickets available. (409) 721-8717. Website:
March 10–12 - Buna
44th ANNUAL REDBUD FESTIVAL...
Anticipated to be the most spectacular Redbud Fest since its
inception 43 years ago! Salute springtime at Buna’s annual
celebration with a parade, arts & crafts booths, musical
entertainment, carnival rides & great food. Carnival opens
March 10th and runs March 11 & 12. Office hours 9am to noon.
March 15–20 - Nederland
March 25–April 10 - Tyler
NEDERLAND HERITAGE FESTIVAL...
Celebrate the area’s Dutch & Cajun heritage with tournaments,
carnival, arts & crafts booths, pageants, Cajun foods & museum
tours. Downtown on Boston Avenue. In its 43rd year! (409)
57th AZALEA & SPRING FLOWER
Enjoy over ten miles of flowering gardens & beautiful historic
homes in the Azalea & Brick Street Districts. Other events
include historic home tours, art & flower shows, living
history tours, ‘Spirits of Oak-wood’ tours, Artisans & Flower
Market, Arts & Crafts Fair & more! 1-800-235-5712 or
for more info.