List of East Texas Festivals and Fairs - 2017

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 2017, 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 our 2017 East Texas calendar of events.

Highlights of the 2017 East Texas Festival Season

Festival City Date
Eagle Fest
Emory, Texas January 28-29, 2017
Nacogdoches Azalea Trail
Nacogdoches, Texas March 15 - April 15, 2017
ATV Mud Nationals
Jacksonville, Texas March  22, 2017
Annual Dogwood Trails Celebration
Palestine, Texas March 24-26,
March 31-April 2, & April 7-9, 2017
Tyler Azalea and Spring Flower Trail
Tyler, Texas March 24 - April 9, 2017
April in Edom
Edom, Texas April 8-9, 2017
East Texas Gusher Days
Gladewater, Texas April 13-14-15, 2017
Piney Woods Quilt Festival
Carthage, Texas April 21-22, 2017
Tatum Pecan Pie Festival
Tatum, Texas April 29, 2017
Tops in Texas Rodeo
Jacksonville, Texas May, 2017
Big Pines Blues Festival
Longview, Texas June 2-3, 2017
Roundup Rodeo
Gladewater, Texas June, 2017
Blueberry Festival
Nacogdoches, Texas June 10, 2017
Tomato Fest
Jacksonville, Texas June 10, 2017
Great Texas Balloon Race
Longview, Texas July 28-30, 2017
Gregg County Fair & Exposition
Longview, Texas September 8-16, 2017
Four States Fair and Rodeo
Texarkana, Texas September 8-17, 2017
Avinger Wine Festival
Avinger, Texas September 16, 2017
Uncle Fletch Hamburger Festival
Athens, Texas Mid-September, 2017
Arts and Crafts Festival
Gladewater, Texas 3rd Weekend of September, 2017
Texas State Forest Festival
Lufkin, Texas September 20-24, 2017
East Texas State Fair
Tyler, Texas September 22 - October 1, 2017
Hawkins Oil Festival
Hawkins, Texas Early-October, 2017
Hopkins County Fall Festival
Sulphur Springs, Texas Early-October, 2017
Edom Festival of the Arts
Edom, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Fire Ant Festival
Marshall, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Chandler Pow Wow
Chandler, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Country Fest
Lindale, Texas Mid-October, 2017
East Texas Oil & Gas Blast
Carthage, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Piney Woods Fair
Nacogdoches, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Autumn Stroll Festival
Canton, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Country Fest
Mount Vernon, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Heritage Festival
Lufkin, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Taste of Jefferson
Jefferson, Texas Mid-October, 2017
Texas Rose Festival
Tyler, Texas October 19-22, 2017
Hot Pepper Festival
Palestine, Texas October 21, 2017
East Texas Yamboree
Gilmer, Texas 3rd Weekend in October, 2017
Feral Hog Festival
Ben Wheeler, Texas Late-October, 2017
Sweet Potato Festival
Golden, Texas 4th Saturday, October, 2017
Hot Pepper Festival
Palestine, Texas Late-October, 2017
Heritage Syrup Festival
Henderson, Texas 2nd Saturday in November, 2017
Wonderland of Lights
Marshall, Texas November 22, 2017  to December 31, 2017

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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