List of 2018 East Texas Annual Festivals and Fairs

It's time for a festival in East Texas!It's time for a festival in East Texas!

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 2018, focusing on long-running festivals and those with widespread appeal.

Check with individual festival sponsors to determine the latest schedules and information.

Also, be sure to check out:


Highlights of the 2018 East Texas Festival Season

Festival City Next Date
Drillers Reunion: Spindletop Anniversary
Beaumont, Texas January 6, 2018
Eagle Fest
Emory, Texas January 20, 2018
Mardi Gras in Texas 2018
Parades and Events

All Over Texas February 1-13, 2018
Nacogdoches Azalea Trail
Nacogdoches, Texas TBA
March - April, 2018
Great East Texas Outdoor Fest
Hemphill, Texas

March 3, 2018

Nederland Heritage Festival
Nederland, Texas

March 13-18, 2018

ATV Mud Nationals
Jacksonville, Texas

TBA
March, 2018

Tyler County Dogwood Festival
Woodville, Texas

March 24 - April 7, 2018

Annual Dogwood Trails Celebration
Palestine, Texas March 23-25,
March 30 - April 1, & April 6-8, 2018
Tyler Azalea and Spring Flower Trail
Tyler, Texas March 16 - April 1, 2018
April in Edom
Edom, Texas April 21-22, 2018
East Texas Gusher Days
Gladewater, Texas April 21-22, 2018
Piney Woods Quilt Festival
Carthage, Texas April 20-21, 2018
Texas Treasure Cultural Heritage Festival
San Augustine, Texas April 21, 2018
Tatum Pecan Pie Festival
Tatum, Texas April 28, 2018
Tops in Texas Rodeo
Jacksonville, Texas May 17-19, 2018
Port Neches Riverfest
Port Neches, Texas TBA
May, 2018
Big Pines Blues Festival
Longview, Texas TBA
June, 2018
Roundup Rodeo
Gladewater, Texas TBA
June, 2018
Blueberry Festival
Nacogdoches, Texas TBA
June, 2018
Tomato Fest
Jacksonville, Texas June 9, 2018
Great Texas Balloon Race
Longview, Texas July 27-29, 2018
Gregg County Fair & Exposition
Longview, Texas September 7-15, 2018
Four States Fair and Rodeo
Texarkana, Texas September 14-23, 2018
Avinger Wine Festival
Avinger, Texas September 15, 2018
Uncle Fletch Hamburger Festival
Athens, Texas TBA
September, 2018
Arts and Crafts Festival
Gladewater, Texas TBA
September, 2018
Texas State Forest Festival
Lufkin, Texas TBA
September, 2018
World Championship Fiddlers Festival
Crockett, Texas TBA
September, 2018
East Texas State Fair
Tyler, Texas September 21 - 30, 2018
Piney Woods Fair
Nacogdoches, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Hawkins Oil Festival
Hawkins, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Fire Ant Festival
Marshall, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Chandler Pow Wow
Chandler, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Country Fest
Lindale, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Potlatch Festival
Carthage, Texas October 13, 2018
Autumn Stroll Festival
Canton, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Country Fest
Mount Vernon, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Edom Festival of the Arts
Edom, Texas TBA
October, 2018
East Texas Yamboree
Gilmer, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Texas Rose Festival
Tyler, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Heritage Festival
Lufkin, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Jasper Fall Butterfly Festival
Jasper, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Hot Pepper Festival
Palestine, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Hopkins County Fall Festival
Sulphur Springs, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Taste of Jefferson
Jefferson, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Sweet Potato Festival
Golden, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Feral Hog Festival
Ben Wheeler, Texas TBA
October, 2018
Heritage Syrup Festival
Henderson, Texas November 10, 2018
Wonderland of Lights
Marshall, Texas November 2018  to January 2019

NOTE: Events are always subject to change.
We highly recommended you contact the responsible event sponsor to
confirm dates, times and other details.

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