43rd 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, great food & carnival rides. Carnival opens on
March 12 and runs March 13 & 14. (409) 994-5586.
March 13–15, April 17–19, May 15–17, June 12–14 - Livingston
LIVINGSTON’S TRADE DAYS...
Pedigo Park -
Open year-round on the weekend before the third Monday (closed
April). Two covered pavilions and open-air lots accommodate
over 350 vendors: arts, crafts, collectibles, antiques, food.
Hwy 59N, ¾ mile north of Hwy 190. Free admission. Email:
www.cityoflivingstontx.com. (936) 327-3656.
March 17–22 - Nederland
Celebrate the area’s Dutch & Cajun heritage with tournaments,
carnival, arts & crafts booths, pageants, Cajun foods & museum
tours. Downtown on Boston Avenue. In its 42nd year! (409)
March 20–April 5 - Tyler
56th AZALEA & SPRING FLOWER
Enjoy over ten miles of flowering gardens and beautiful
historic homes in the Azalea and Brick Street Districts. Other
events include historic home tours, art & flower shows, living
history tours, ‘Spirits of Oakwood’ tours, Artisans & Flower
Market, arts/crafts fair & more! For additional info:
March 21 - Jasper
27th ANNUAL AZALEA FESTIVAL & TRAILS...Historic
downtown Jasper’s square hosts an arts & crafts fair, live
music, Kidz Zone, weenie dog races, birdhouses, kiddie train,
pet adoption, farmer’s market, and driving tours of the Azalea
Trail. Enjoy festival fun in celebration of springtime and the
area’s blooming azaleas. 9am-4pm. (409) 384-2762.
March 27-28 - Kilgore
KILGOGH 2015 ARTS FESTIVAL...
Exhibition of local & visiting artists’ work available for
purchase by guests. Auction of
select pieces of art
illustrating the festival’s theme. Tasting of local wines
produced by East Texas vineyards. Entertainment featuring live
performances of classical music by local musicians. Downtown
Kilgore. For more info:
www.KilGogh.com. Like us on Facebook.
March 28–April 26 – Kilgore
A medieval renaissance and practical adventure of magic,
wonder, and excitement! Hidden away be-hind the pine curtain
of East Texas, a different world and different time exists.
Saturdays 10am-7pm & Sundays 10am-6pm. Adults $12 & Children
$6. Location: 1076 FM 1252 West. For more info:
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April 11 - Cooper
DELTA COUNTY FAIR, JR. LIVE-STOCK SHOW &
Park; Saturday 8am-5pm. Live music all day, Pastry Cook-off,
Firemen’s Competition, pet clinic, Kids Zone, food & craft
vendors, Hamburger Luncheon, live-stock show and fun for all
ages! For info: Delta County Chamber of Commerce: (903)
April 15–May 31 - Henderson
EAST TEXAS WILDFLOWER TRAILS...
Presented by the City of Henderson Department of Tourism. Call
for free visitor brochure and driving map of Wildflower
Trails: (866) 650-5529.
April 17–18 - Henderson
20th ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR &
Enjoy displays of small engines, horse-drawn equipment &
engine show, tractor pulls, hay-baling and antique tools. Expo
Center, 3303 FM-13 West. (903) 889-2671 or (866) 650-5529.
April 17–18 - Kirbyville
beautifully-forested East Texas the third week-end in April to
enjoy Kirbyville’s hometown parade, carnival, entertainment,
pet show, music, auction and arts & crafts at Magnolia Park.
April 17–19 - Dayton
DAYTON OLE TYME DAYS...
Enjoy a BBQ
Cook-off, Junior Chili Cook-off, indoor & outdoor arts/crafts
booths, pageant, car show, antique tractor show & more. FREE
admission. Held at Dayton Community Center.
www.daytonoletymedays.com. (936) 402-2419 or (936)
April 18–19 - Edom
APRIL IN EDOM...
An old-fashioned small town street fair. Unique handmade
items, tasty fair food, live music, pet parade & con-test,
children’s activities, classic car show & more, all amongst a
backdrop of Edom’s quaint artists’ colony . 10am-5pm daily.
Downtown. (214) 478-8999.
April 29–May 3 - Port Neches
PORT NECHES RIVERFEST...
Enjoy “Thunder on the Neches” Tunnel Boat Races, plus
carnival, crafts, talent show, horseshoes, fireworks, food
vendors, talent show, 3-on-3 tournament, car show and more.
Held at Port Neches Waterfront Park. (409) 722-9154. (409)
www.portnecheschamber.com. Follow us on Facebook -
May 1–3 - Huntsville
28th GENERAL SAM HOUSTON FOLK
Celebrate the life and times of General Sam Houston, featuring
period re-enactors, children’s tent, pony rides, craft
vendors, life skills demonstrations, historic tours, music,
dancing & more! On the grounds of Sam Houston Memorial Museum.
Also en-joy the 12th “Airing of the Quilts” May 2 on Historic
Downtown’s Square. For details: (936) 294-1832 or
June 13 - Nacogdoches
TEXAS BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL...
largest producer of blueberries in Texas presents a blueberry
pancake breakfast, kid’s water park, arts & crafts, farm-fresh
blueberries for sale, blueberry farm tours, Repbee Classic Car
Show, live musical entertainment with ‘Cookin’ Up the Blues’,
and family fun down-town. Presented by Brookshire Brothers.
June 13 - Saturday - Paris
June 13 - Jacksonville
CLASSIC CAR SHOW & ARTS/CRAFTS
classes, many special awards, food, kid activities, special
shopping! Cruise night, giant 50’s street party Friday
(6pm-9pm). Love Civic Center at 2025 S. Collegiate. Hosts: Red
River Valley Honkers Car Club. SEEKING VENDORS:
Contact S. Carroll: (903) 739-9763 or
Enjoy many tomato activities, including Salsa Contest, Tomato
Eating Contest, Tomato Peeling Contest. Enjoy 200 vendors, Got
Talent Contest, Chili’s street dance, entertainment, history
display, Farmer’s Market, gospel concert, soccer/tennis
tournaments & more. Free admission. In its 31st year! Contact
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce: (903) 586-2217 or