List of 2021 East Texas Annual Festivals and Fairs
Texans love their festivals and fairs, as evidenced by the hundreds of these events held each year. We celebrate just about every crop harvested, every indigenous dish, and every type of music that's played here.
Throughout the year, music, food, history and holidays inspire festivals and events of all sizes throughout East Texas.
Included below is a list of highlights of the extensive festival season and major events scheduled in East Texas during 2021. We are still updating this list; events are noted as "TBA" where we do not have scheduled dates.
The list focuses on long-running festivals and those with widespread appeal.
Also, be sure to check out:
Events are always subject to change. We recommended you contact the responsible event sponsor to confirm dates, times and other details.
In addition, concern over the spread of the Corona virus has resulted in cancellation or postponement of many East Texas events.
Check with individual festival sponsors to determine the latest schedules and information.
Highlights of the 2021 East Texas Festival Season (By City)
|Mardi Gras in Texas 2021
Parades and Events
|All Over Texas||TBA|
|Avinger Wine Festival
|Wildflower Trails of Texas Festival
||Avinger, Hughes Springs and Linden, Texas||TBA|
|Drillers Reunion: Spindletop Anniversary
|Feral Hog Festival
||Ben Wheeler, Texas||TBA|
|Pioneer Days Festival
|Autumn Stroll Festival
|Piney Woods Quilt Festival
|Chandler Pow Wow
|Edom Art Festival||Edom, Texas||TBA|
|Annual Gallatin Gopher Fest
|East Texas Yamboree
|Arts and Crafts Festival
|East Texas Gusher Days
||Grand Saline, Texas||TBA|
|Main Street Festival
||Grand Saline, Texas||TBA|
|Lone Star Blues & Heritage Festival
|East Texas Country Music Festival
|Hawkins Oil Festival
|Heritage Syrup Festival
|Jasper Fall Butterfly Festival
|Taste of Jefferson
|Great Texas Balloon Race
|Gregg County Fair & Exposition
|Texas State Forest Festival
|Fire Ant Festival
|Wonderland of Lights
|Mineola Fall Craft Fair
||Mount Vernon, Texas||TBA|
|Piney Woods Fair
|Nederland Heritage Festival
|Hot Pepper Festival
|Port Neches Riverfest
||Port Neches, Texas||TBA|
|Annual Dogwood Trails Celebration
|Fair on the Square
|Hopkins County Fall Festival
||Sulphur Springs, Texas||TBA|
|Tatum Pecan Pie Festival
|Four States Fair and Rodeo
|Tyler Azalea and Spring Flower Trail
|East Texas State Fair
|Texas Rose Festival
|Van Oil Festival
|Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival
|Winnsboro Autumn Trails
|Tyler County Dogwood Festival
NOTE: Events are always subject to change.
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The festival calendar focuses on annual events with widespread appeal and interest across East Texas, Tyler, Longview, Marshall, Jefferson, Nacogdoches and other communities.