7–14 - Sulphur Springs
HOPKINS COUNTY DAIRY FEST-IVAL & STATE
CHAMPIONSHIP ICE CREAM FREEZE OFF...
Join in a week-long salute to the dairy
industry in an old-fashioned county fair atmosphere! Events
include the ice cream freeze-off (June 14) at Civic Center,
milking contest, street dance, parade, musical entertainment
and kid’s events. (903) 885-6515. Visit:
13-15, July 18-20, and August 15-17 - Livingston
Discover a wide array of Trade Days
treasures, original hand-crafted artworks, antiques,
collectibles, crafts & foods at Pedigo Park on Hwy 59 Bypass.
(936) 327-3656 or 1-877-UBHOOKD.
14 - Paris
CLASSIC CAR SHOW...
Saturday. 30+ classes, many special awards, ARTS/CRAFTS,
SWAPMEET, food, kid activities, special shopping! Cruise
night, giant 50’s street party, music & entertainment Friday
at Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate. Hosts: Red River
Valley Honkers Car Club. SEEKING VENDORS:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact S.
Carroll. (903) 739-9763.
14 - Nacogdoches
TEXAS BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL...
The largest producer of blueberries in Texas presents a
blueberry pancake break-fast, kid’s water park, arts & crafts,
farm-fresh blueberries for sale, classic car show, live
musical entertainment, blueberry farm tours, and family fun
downtown. Presented by Brookshire Brothers. (936) 560-5533.
14 - Jacksonville
Enjoy many tomato activities, including salsa contest, tomato
eating & tomato peeling contests. Other activities include 200
vendors, Got Talent Contest, Chili’s street dance,
entertainment, history display, Farmer’s Market, gospel
concert, soccer/tennis tournaments and more. Free admission.
In its 30th year! Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce: (903)
4 - Jefferson
‘JEFFERSON SALUTES AMERICA” ...
Enjoy an old-fashioned 4th of July celebration with music,
children’s trike/bike parade, historical characters, home-made
ice cream, and fireworks over Big Cypress Bayou. Downtown at
Otstott Park, 5pm-10pm.
5 - Commerce
OF JULY CELEBRATION...
Celebrate Independence Day on Saturday at
Centennial Park with a parade, softball game, live bands on
stage, children’s activities, food and kid’s bounce house.
Enjoy fireworks at 9:30pm. Held 5pm-9pm at the park’s Eddie
Moore Sports Complex. Bring a can of food for entry to help
those in need. (903) 886-3950.
25–26 - Naples
76th NAPLES WATERMELON FESTIVAL...
Music, arts & crafts, food, dance,
parade, horseshoes tournament, corn hole, arm wrestling,
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW, ice cold watermelon. Call (903) 897-2037 or
28-August 3 - Longview
GREAT TEXAS BALLOON RACE ...
As the official “Balloon Capital of Texas”, Longview hosts the
US National Championship with world-class pilots competing in
hot air balloon events. Also enjoy
evening balloon glows, live concerts, children’s area &
vendors. (903) 753-3281.
17–21 - Lufkin
30th TEXAS STATE FOREST FESTIVAL...
Enjoy 43rd Hushpuppy Championships, giant
carnival, children’s events, cheerleading and pom-pon/dance
competitions, exhibits, talent contest, family entertainment &
much more! (936) 634-6644. Henderson Expo Center.
20 - Buffalo
BUFFALO STAMPEDE & CAR SHOW...
Saturday. Stampede parade ends in Harriman Park for a day of
FUN. Live entertainment, a park filled with KID’s games, arts
& crafts, food vendors, auction, horseshoe pitching
tournament, Stampede Car Show, RAFFLE & much more. (903)
322-5810. POB 207, Buffalo TX 75831.
26–27 - Commerce
BOIS D’ARC BASH...
“The Bois d’ Arc Capital of Texas” - 29th Annual Bash
Downtown. Saturday arts & crafts, food, music, games, 5K run,
parade, Texas wine tasting & youth pageant. (903) 886-3950.
15–18 - Gilmer
16–18 - Tyler
77th EAST TEXAS YAMBOREE...
One of the oldest festivals in Texas! Over 100,000 visitors
experience Yamboree’s Queen Yam coronation, carnival,
ever-popular yam pie, entertainment, street dances,
yam-decorating, quilt show, Old Time Fiddlers’ contest, arts
and crafts, livestock shows, canning competition, antique
cars, gospel show, food vendors, Barn Dance & much more. (903)
TEXAS ROSE FESTIVAL...
Come out to celebrate the Rose at Tyler’s 81st Annual Texas
Rose Festival. Ceremonial events include the Queen’s
Coronation, Rose Show, Queen’s Tea & Rose Parade. In addition,
there will be an Arts & Crafts Fair, Winery Grape Stomp,
Nursery Tours, Art Show & much more!