Sept 12–14, Oct
17–19, Nov 14–16 - Livingston - THIRD MONDAY TRADE DAYS...
Discover a wide
array of Trade Days treasures at Pedigo Park on Hwy 59 Bypass!
Original handcrafted artworks, collectibles, crafts, antiques
& foods. Open each Friday thru Sunday before the third Monday
each month (year-round, except December). Booths available.
September 13 - Kilgore
MONSTER TRUCK FALL NATIONALS...
Lone Star Speedway presents the biggest names in Monster
Trucks, plus freestyle motorcycle exhibit! 7:30pm show.
September 17–21 - Lufkin
30th TEXAS STATE FOREST FEST... 43rd
Hushpuppy Championships, giant carnival, cheer-leading &
pom-pon/dance competitions, children’s events, exhibits,
talent contest, family entertainment and much more! Henderson
Expo Center. (936) 634-6644.
September 18–21 - Groves
TEXAS PECAN FESTIVAL... Queen’s pageant, treasure hunt, carnival,
musical entertainment, pie-eating competition, cooking
contest, pecan toss, craft & food booths and a parade. (800)
876-3631 or (409) 962-3631.
September 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, horseshoe pitch
tournament, auction, Stampede car show, raffle & more. (903)
322-5810. POB 207, Buffalo TX 75831.
September 26–27 - Commerce
BOIS D’ARC BASH...“The Bois d’Arc Capital of
Texas” - 29th Annual Bash Downtown. Saturday arts/crafts,
food, music, 5K run, games, parade, youth pageant and Texas
wine tasting. (903) 886-3950.
October 4 - Huntsville
40th ANNUAL FAIR ON THE SQUARE...
Over 380-booth arts & crafts show on the historic downtown
square, 9am-5pm. Free admission. All-day live entertainment,
food court, Kids Korner, popular beer garden & classic cars.
Free parking & shuttle. Friday night concert offers Jerry Diaz
& Hannah’s Reef, 9pm-midnight. (936) 295-8113 or (877)
October 4 - Jasper
38th ANNUAL JASPER FALL FESTIVAL...
Enjoy arts/crafts, live entertainment, petting zoo, Butterfly
Release, master gardeners, Farmer’s Market, Kidz Zone, pet
adoptions, pumpkin patch, food & more. 9am-4pm. Jasper County
October 11 - Hawkins
HAWKINS OIL FESTIVAL...
Downtown offers exciting Autumn celebrations for
all ages! Waffle break-fast, 5K run, huge parade, antique
car/truck show, children’s inflatables, arts/crafts. Thrill on
the quad-jump & rock wall. Great food & lots of music.
Exciting street dance. Come have some good ol’ East Texas fun.
October 15–18 - Gilmer
77th EAST TEXAS YAMBOREE... One of
the oldest festivals in Texas! Over 100,000 visitors
experience Yamboree’s Queen Yam coronation, ever-popular yam
pie, carnival, entertainment, street dances, yam-decorating,
quilt show, Old Time Fiddlers’ contest, arts/crafts, livestock
shows, canning competition, antique cars, gospel show, food
vendors, Barn dance & more.
October 16–18 - Tyler
TEXAS ROSE FESTIVAL...Come
celebrate the Rose at the 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, art show, nursery tours &
October 17, 18, 19 - Woodville
26th ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL...
Experience an old-time East Texas folklife celebration at
Heritage Village Museum’s outdoor complex of historic
buildings. Bluegrass music, buggy & wagon exhibit, Civil War
reenactment, ethnic dance performances, blacksmithing, pioneer
crafts, furniture-making, quilting, folk artists, food,
spinning and more.
October 18 - Huntsville
5th ANNUAL BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL & PLANT
Walker County Master Gardeners invite you to celebrate
butterflies with seminars, children’s activities, and a
Monarch tag & release event. Plants include Natives, herbs,
shrubs, annuals, fruit & nut trees. Hwy 75N & Tam Rd (2 mi
north of I-45 exit 118). (936) 435-2426.
October 18 - Cooper
21st DELTA COUNTY CHIGGERFEST & 5K
On the Historic Square, 7am-5pm. 5K Run/Walk, Lions Club
pancake breakfast, health fair, Kid’s Zone, youth pageant,
arts & crafts, Li Sher dancers, pet parade, contests, live
music all day. Vendor 15x15 spaces $30; food $50. Elec/water
$5. Vendors provide all equip; 6:30am set-up; form on website.
October 18 - Madisonville
13th TEXAS MUSHROOM FESTIVAL…
Texas wine tasting & biergarten, cooking
demonstrations, live music, classic car & bike show, grape
stomp, vendors, Kids Zone, contests, live entertainment,
dancing, 5K & more. Downtown Courthouse Square. Call (877)
October 25 - San Augustine
25th ANNUAL SASSAFRAS FESTIVAL...
Arts & crafts, food, BBQ cookoff, photography contest, live
music, 5K run, art & quilt shows, Kids Corner, Grand Reunion
and antique & classic cars. Vendors set up Friday evening. San
Augustine County Chamber of Commerce: (936) 275-3610 or email
November 6 - Kilgore
22nd ANNUAL EAST TEXAS OILMEN’S CHILI
Showcasing oilfield service companies from Texas, Louisiana,
Arkansas & Oklahoma competing to claim the title of #1 Chili
Team in the Oilfield. 10:30am-1:30pm. Downtown at World’s
Richest Acre. (903) 984-5571.
November 8 - Edgewood
38th EDGEWOOD HERITAGE FESTIVAL...
Come to the country, and discover fun at Heritage Park Museum
with crafts, live music, classic car and antique tractor show,
blacksmith shop and an Old West Shootout. Free
admission/parking. Downtown. 9am-4pm. (903) 896-1940.
November 8 - Henderson
HERITAGE SYRUP FESTIVAL...
Discover mule-driven ribbon cane syrup-making “the
old-fashioned way”, 300 shopping booths, classic and antique
car exhibit, hay-ride shuttles, cook-offs, antique tractors,
pioneer skills demonstrations, children’s area & musical
entertainment at the Depot Museum & Historic Downtown. (903)
657-4303 or (866) 650-5529.
November 9-14 - Kilgore
EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL...
Twenty concerts on seven Aeolian-Skinner pipe organs in the
East Texas area. Free. Open to the public. For more info,
November 14–15 - Mount Pleasant
“DECK THE HALLS” CHRISTMAS CRAFTS
As the sights &
musical sounds of Christmas fill the air, do your holiday
shopping at this showcase of 60 vendors’ unique & tempting
wares. (903) 572-8567.
November 20–December 15 - Kilgore
CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS...
month-long celebration includes Christmas at the Patch Derrick
& Tree Lighting, Snowhill Festival, Christmas Parade,
Rangerettes Christmas Show, Tour of Homes and more.
November 22 - Crockett
November 29 - Kirbyville
33rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROCKETT...
Enjoy the Christmas feeling on the Saturday before
Thanks-giving with over 200 arts & crafts booths, along with
food vendors, entertainment and more. Vendor space available.
Contact Crockett Chamber of Commerce at (936) 544-2359 or
27th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE
Come to beautifully-forested East Texas the Saturday after
Thanksgiving to enjoy hometown festivities, food & craft
booths, photos with Santa, small train ride, games,
entertainment & more at Magnolia Park. (409) 423-3319. v