June 10 - Nacogdoches
TEXAS BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL...
The 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 downtown. Presented by Tipton
June 9–17 - Sulphur springs
59th HOPKINS COUNTY DAIRY
Join in a week-long salute to the dairy industry in an
old-fashioned county fair atmosphere! Events include a state
championship ice cream freeze-off, milking contest, Milk Run
5K, street dance, parade, kid’s events & musical
June 10 - Jacksonville
33rd TOMATO FEST...
Enjoy many tomato activities, including Salsa Contest, Tomato
Eating Contest, Tomato Peeling Contest.
Other activities include 200 vendors, Got Talent
Contest, Chili's Street Dance, Entertainment, History Display,
Farmer's Market, Gospel Concert, Soccer/Tennis Tournaments and
lots more. Free admission. Contact Jacksonville Chamber of
Commerce: (903) 586-2217 or
June 16–18, July 14–16 & August 18–20 - Livingston
LIVINGSTON TRADE DAYS...
Discover a wide array of Trade Days treasures, original
handcrafted artworks, antiques, collectibles, crafts and foods
at Pedigo Park on Hwy 59 Bypass. (936) 327-3656 or
July 1 - Commerce
4th OF JULY CELEBRATION…
Celebrate Independence Day on Saturday at Centennial Park with
a parade, live bands on stage, children’s activities, food and
kid’s bounce houses. Held 6pm-9pm at the park’s Eddie Moore
sports complex. Also enjoy fireworks at 9:30pm. Bring a can of
food for entry to help those in need. (903) 886-3950.
July 28–30 - Longview
40th ANNUAL GREAT TEXAS BALLOON
The largest sanctioned hot air balloon race in Texas features
3 early morning competitions, state championships, 2 evening
balloon glows with 70 balloons, nightly concerts, arts,
crafts, food and KIDS LAND. Held at the East Texas Regional
Airport in Longview, Texas. Visitor’s event information:
September 9 & 16 - Buffalo
BUFFALO STAMPEDE & BARBEQUE
Enjoy the Stampede BBQ cook-off at Shelly Pate Park on
Saturday, Sept 9 and the Stampede Festival on Saturday, Sept
16 at Harriman Park with kid's games, arts & crafts, food
vendors, horseshoe pitching tournament, and tons of fun! (903)
322-5810. POB 207, Buffalo TX 75831.
September 22–23 - Commerce
BOIS D'ARC BASH...
"The Bois d'Arc Capital of Texas" - 32nd Annual Bash Downtown.
Saturday: Arts & crafts, food, music, games, 5K run, parade,
golf tournament, carnival, Texas wine tasting, and Sept 16
Miss Bois d'Arc Pageant. (903) 886-3950, or,
October 7 - Center
EAST TEXAS POULTRY FEST...
Come to the Downtown Center Square for a 3-day carnival, food
booths, arts & crafts booths, live entertainment, cheer
competition, poultry judging & auction, art, photography and
quilt show and lots more. For information:
(936) 598-3682 or 800-854-5328; email
October 19–22 - Tyler
October 28 - Sulphur Springs
TEXAS ROSE FESTIVAL...
Come celebrate the Rose at the 84th Annual Texas Rose
Festival. Ceremonial events include the Queen's Coronation,
rose show, Queen's Tea & Rose Parade. In addition, there will
be a crafts fair, horticulture workshops, art show & much
48th WORLD CHAMPION HOPKINS
COUNTY STEW CONTEST...
Featuring 165+ cooking teams stirring up stew over open wood
fires in huge cast iron pots on Saturday of Fall Fest. All you
can eat 10:30am. Buford City Park. (903) 885-6515.