6 - Sulphur Springs
The Hopkins County Civic Center presents UPRA Rodeo events for
Finals competitions. Come join the fun!
www.civiccenteronline.com. (903) 885-8071.
7–8 - Buna
42nd ANNUAL REDBUD FESTIVAL ...
Anticipated to be the most spectacular Redbud Fest since its
inception 42 years ago! Salute springtime at Buna’s annual
celebration with a parade, arts & crafts booths, musical
entertainment, carnival rides and great food. Carnival opens
March 6 and runs March 7 & 8. (409) 994-5586.
7–9 - Neches
THE 1836 CHUCK WAGON RACE...
Five classes of wagon races, plus western pasture team-roping,
cowboy mounted shooting, trail rides, dutch-oven cooking
classes, cowboy poetry, herd dog & bull whip demos, horse
auction, wagon calcutta, barn dances, live
music & more. Bring your horses & wagons to
participate. Camping grounds open March 2. Diamond B Ranch,
www.1836chuckwagonrace.com. (903) 721-9111.
11–16 - Nederland
NEDERLAND HERITAGE FESTIVAL ...Celebrate
the area’s Dutch & Cajun heritage with tournaments, carnival,
arts and crafts booths, pageants, Cajun foods and museum
tours. Downtown on Boston Avenue. In its 41st year! (409)
14–16, May 16–18, June 13–15 Livingston - TRADE DAYS...
Pedigo Park - Open year-round on the weekend be-fore the third
Monday (closed April). Two covered pavilions & open-air lots
accommodate over 350 vendors: arts, crafts, collectibles,
antiques, food. Highway 59 North, ¾ mile north of Hwy 190.
Free admission. (936) 327-3656.
15 - Sulphur Springs
SPRING FEVER BIKE RALLY…
Bikers take to the streets this Spring in Down-town Sulphur
Springs. For more information, visit
www.sulphursprings-tx.com or call (903) 885-6515.
15 - Jasper
26th ANNUAL AZALEA FESTIVAL &
Historic downtown Jasper’s square hosts an arts and crafts
fair, historic museum, musical entertainment, book fair, food,
children’s events and driving tours. Festival fun in
celebration of springtime & the area’s blooming
azaleas.9am-4pm. (409) 384-2762.
21–April 6 - Tyler
55th AZALEA & SPRING FLOWER TRAIL...
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, flower market, arts
and crafts fair & more! 1-800-235-5712.
22–23, March 29–30, April 5–6 - Palestine
Three weekends of springtime fun! Enjoy blooming dogwood tours
at Davey Dogwood Park, arts and crafts booths, a parade, car
show, Kids Zone, live musical entertainment and more. Downtown
www.palestinechamber.org. (903) 729-6066.
29–30 - Palestine
13th DULCIMER & OLD TIME MUSIC FEST...
Enjoy dulcimer jam sessions & concerts of early music. Held by
the Museum of East Texas Culture at a circa-1915 high school.
(903) 723-3014; or
12 - Cooper
DELTA COUNTY FAIR, BBQ COOK-OFF & JR LIVESTOCK
Cooper City Park; Saturday all day 8am-5pm. Live music all
day, Firemen’s Competition, Pet Clinic, Kids Zone, food
vendors, BBQ Brisket Luncheon, livestock show & fun for all
ages, including a Tractor Pull. For more info, contact Delta
County Chamber of Commerce:
(903) 395-4314; or
12 - Sulphur Springs
DUTCH OVEN COOKING CLASS...
Enjoy learning about the heritage of cooking over an open fire
in this Hopkins County Museum class at Heritage Park. (903)
12–13 - Edom
APRIL IN EDOM...
An old-fashioned small town street fair at the quaint artists’
colony that is Edom. Unique handmade items, tasty fair food,
live music, pet parade, live auction, kid’s activities,
classic car show & more. 10am-5pm daily. (214) 478-8999.
18–19 - Kirbyville
Come to beautifully-forested East Texas the third weekend in
April to enjoy Kirbyville’s home-town parade, carnival,
entertainment, pet show, music, and arts & crafts at Magnolia
Park. (409) 423-6500.
18–19 - Henderson
19th ANTIQUE TRACTOR & ENGINE SHOW...
Enjoy displays of small engines & horse-drawn equipment,
tractor pulls, hay-baling & antique tools. Held at Expo
Center, 3303 FM-13 West. (903) 889-2671 or (866) 650-5529,
25–27 - 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 at Community Center.
(936) 402-2419 or (936) 258-3567.
26 - Sulphur Springs
ROTARY CLUB CRAWFISH FESTIVAL...
There’s a crawfish FEAST set this Spring on Main Street in
downtown Sulphur Springs! For additional details, visit
30–May 4 - 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 & more on
the first week-end in May. Port Neches Waterfront Park. (409)
www.portnecheschamber.com. (409) 722-9155. Follow us
on Facebook - PortNechesRiverFest.
2–3 - Sulphur Springs
NORTH EAST TEXAS CHORAL SOCIETY
Concert performed by the North East Texas Choral Society at
the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Enjoy Saturday
evening and Sunday afternoon performances. (903) 885-8071.
2–4 - Huntsville
27th GENERAL SAM HOUSTON FOLK FESTIVAL...
Step back in time to celebrate the life & times of General Sam
Houston. Featuring period re-enactors, kid’s tent, pony rides,
craft vendors, life skills demonstrations, historic tours,
music, dancing & more! Sam Houston Memorial Museum: (936)
294-1832 or www.GSHFF.com.
10 - Sulphur Springs
HOPKINS COUNTY FOLK FEST-IVAL &
BLUEGRASS IN THE PARK ...Step
into the past! Celebrate traditional folkways of East Texas
with 19th-century folk skills, costumes, Civil War
reenactment, operating blacksmithing shop, antique cars &
tractors, kid’s activities and musical entertainment. Heritage
Park. (903) 885-2387.
7–14 - Sulphur Springs
HOPKINS COUNTY DAIRY FESTIVAL &
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, as well as a
milking contest, street dance, parade, kid’s events & musical
entertainment. (903) 885-6515. For details:
14, Saturday - Paris
14 - Nacogdoches
CLASSIC CAR SHOW...
30+ classes, many special awards, ARTS/CRAFTS, SWAP MEET,
food, kid activities, special shopping! Cruise night, giant
50’s street party, music/entertainment Friday 6pm, Love Civic
Center - 2025 S. Collegiate. Hosts: Red River Valley Honkers
Car Club. SEEKING VENDORS: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact S. Carroll. (903) 739-9763.
TEXAS BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL...
The largest producer of blueberries in Texas presents a
blueberry pancake breakfast, kid’s water park, arts and
crafts, farm-fresh blue-berries for sale, classic car show,
live musical entertainment, blueberry farm tours, and family
fun downtown. Presented by Brookshire Brothers. (936)