November 6 - Kilgore
22nd ANNUAL EAST TEXAS OILMEN’S CHILI
Showcasing oilfield service companies from Texas, Louisiana,
Arkansas and Oklahoma competing to claim the title of #1 Chili
Team in the Oilfield. 10:30am to 1:30pm. Downtown at the
World’s Richest Acre. (903) 984-5571.
November 8 - Edgewood
38th ANNUAL EDGEWOOD HERITAGE
Come to the country, and discover fun at Heritage Park Museum
with crafts, live music, classic car & antique tractor show,
historic building tour, blacksmith shop, and an Old West
Shootout. Free admission and free parking. Downtown, 9am-4pm.
November 8 - Henderson
HERITAGE SYRUP FESTIVAL ...Discover
mule-driven ribbon cane syrup-making “the old-fashioned way”,
300 shopping booths, classic/antique cars, hayride shuttles,
antique tractors, cook-offs, pioneer skill demos, music and a
kid’s area. Held at the Depot Museum and Historic Downtown.
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, call
(903) 984-1502, or visit
November 14–15 - Mount Pleasant
“DECK THE HALLS” CHRISTMAS
the sights & musical sounds of Christmas fill the air, do your
holiday shopping at this showcase of 60 vendors’ unique and
tempting wares. email@example.com. (903) 572-8567.
Nov 14–16, Jan 16–18 & Feb 13–15 Livingston -
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. (No Trade Days in December.)
November 15 - Palestine / Neches
SUGAR CANE SQUEEZE...
Diamond B Ranch hosts its fifth annual squeezing of sugar cane
grown on the ranch to make syrup. Come see the 100 year old
cane mill run! Other activities include a horse-powered square
baler, horse plowing, merchandise & food vendors, farm store
tacos, a Wild West Show and Cowboy Mounted Shooting
com-petition. 9am-6pm. In Neches at 1158 FM321.
November 20–December 15 - Kilgore
CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS
This month-long celebration includes Christmas at the Patch
Derrick and Tree Lighting, Snowhill Festival, Christmas
Parade, Rangerettes Christmas Show, Tour of Homes & more.
November 22 - Crockett
33rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROCKETT...Enjoy
the Christmas feeling on the Saturday before Thanksgiving with
over 200 arts & crafts booths, along with food vendors,
entertainment & more. Vendor space available. Contact Crockett
Chamber of Commerce:
or (936) 544-2359 for more info.
November 29 - Jasper
CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK...
Carolers, children’s train rides from Depot in the park,
Santa’s Hut, photos, arts & crafts booths, food vendors,
nativity, lighted displays, musical entertainment, and 6pm
fireworks. FREE at Sandy Creek Park. 11am until.
November 29 - Kirbyville
27th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE
Come to beautifully-forested East Texas the Saturday after
Thanksgiving to enjoy Kirbyville’s hometown festival with food
& craft booths, photos with Santa, small train ride,
entertainment, games, and more at Magnolia Park. (409)
January 17, 2015 - Emory
RAINS COUNTY EAGLE FEST...
“The Eagle Capital of Texas” hosts its 20th annual Rains
County Eagle Fest at Rains High School on Hwy 69. View Bald
Eagles, plus enjoy storytellers, lecturers, live bird demos,
arts/crafts, bus & barge tours, food and music.
Rain date is January 24. (800) 561-1182.
February 12–15 - Port Arthur
MARDI GRAS OF SOUTHEAST
spectacular Mardi Gras event featuring four days of costuming,
parades, carnival, arts & crafts, concerts, floats, music,
concessions & family entertainment in downtown Port Arthur.
Online tickets available.
March 12–14 - Buna
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, carnival rides and great food. Carnival opens
March 12 and runs March 13 & 14. (409) 994-5586.
March 17–22 - Nederland
NEDERLAND HERITAGE FESTIVAL...
Celebrate the area’s Dutch & Cajun heritage with tournaments,
arts & crafts booths, carnival, 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 & beautiful historic
homes in the Azalea and Brick Street Districts. Other events
include historic home tours, art and flower shows, living
history tours, ‘Spirits of Oak-wood’ tours, Artisans & Flower
Market, arts & crafts fair and more! 1-800-235-5712 or
for more information.
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
& the area’s blooming azaleas. 9am-4pm.