Welcome to Houston County, Texas
Gateway to the Piney Woods

Every 1st and 3rd Weekend

Crockett Trade Days – located at 764 Hwy 21 W. Vendors selling and trading antiques, collectibles, clothing, crafts, furniture, jewelry, books, toys, stamps/coins, and more. Call Mike and Sharon Cook at 936-204-0731 or Email for more information.

October – March

Piney Woods Fine Arts 2019-2020 Season – Visit for the season line-up of exciting entertainment.


February 1, 2020 - Piney Woods Fine Arts Association - Asleep at the Wheel, 50th Anniversary Tour. Visit for ticket information

Lovelady LoveFest – The 37th annual Lovefest was held February 7 - 9, 2019. The dates for the 2020 LoveFest have not been confirmed.

February 22, 2020 -Piney Woods Fine Arts Association - One Night in Memphis. Visit for ticket information


March 7, 2020 - Piney Woods Fine Arts Association - Jeanne Robertson, The Rocking Humor Tour. Visit for ticket information.

March 21, 2020 - Piney Woods Music and Arts Festival featuring Roger Creager in concert.


Houston County Fair & Livestock Show – Porth Ag Arena in Crockett. For more information call 936-546-2265.


Crockett Lions Club PRCA Rodeo –The Crockett Lions Club PRCA Rodeo is held in Crockett, Texas at the Porth Ag Arena. It is sanctioned by PRCA. 


Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Summer Lightnin’ Series – The Piney Woods Fine Arts present this series of free concerts every Friday night in June at J.B. & Kathryn Sallas Amphitheatre at Arnold Park, Crockett. These shows have something for everyone from blues musicians and rockabilly to Tex-Mex rock-n-roll. Visit for more information about this event and other fine arts events scheduled throughout the year.

Juneteenth Parade – June 19th On the Square in Crockett at 10:00 a.m., followed by official ceremony and introduction of Miss Juneteenth Queens and their courts.


4th of July Parade – On the Square in Downtown Crockett at 10:00 a.m. Sponsored by the Crockett Downtown Beautification Committee. Festivities during parade include homemade ice cream & fruit pie competition, and concession stand with hotdogs and cold drinks.

July 4-6, 2019 - East Texas Country Music Festival - Enjoy this three-day music festival with the best of Texas country artists. There is non-stop entertainment and food, and campers can enjoy the campground with over 400 RV spots.

Annual 4th of July Boat Parade and Fireworks Display at Houston County Lake – Decorated boat parade. Everyone who has anything that floats can enter, from a canoe to a boat. Prizes from “Most Original through “Best of Show”. $5 entry fee. Large fireworks display with great viewing from your boat or on the shoreline. 


Myrtis Dightman Rodeo – Saturday before Labor Day at Porth Ag Arena, Crockett.

Bluegrass Music Festival – Annual Labor Day Weekend Bluegrass festival presented by the Texas Bluegrass Music Association. For festival & ticket info visit 

World Championship Fiddlers Festival of Crockett, Texas – 4th Saturday in September at Porth Ag Arena, Crockett. 

September 28, 2019 - Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Special Event - Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour with Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee. Visit for ticket information


October 5, 2019 - Piney Woods Fine Arts Association - OktoberFest with Brave Combo. Visit for ticket information.

Grapeland Peanut Festival – The 2019 edition of the Grapeland Peanut Festival will be held at Grapeland City Park beginning on October 17, 2019. The festival is a celebrations of agriculture roots, games, rides, food, arts & crafts, and of course PEANUTS! Visit for more information.

October 25-27, 2019 - Lone Star Blues & Heritage Festival at Salmon Lake Park, Grapeland, Texas. Contact for more information.


November 16, 2010 - Piney Woods Fine Arts Association - The Bellamy Brothers, Love Still Flows Tour. Visit for ticket information.

Old Mill Music Festival 
– 1st Friday and Saturday in November in Kennard. Come and see some of the best in the business at this all acoustic two day event. Visit for more information.

Lighted Crockett Christmas Parade – Thursday before Thanksgiving – on the Square in Downtown Crockett at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Houston County Career Women.

Christmas in Crockett – Saturday before Thanksgiving – on the Square in Downtown Crockett. Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce’s largest and most exciting event is the Annual Christmas in Crockett Arts and Crafts Festival. Contact the Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce at 936-544-2359 or visit for more information.


December 13, 2019 - Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Holiday Show with the Dallas String Quartet. Visit for ticket information

Christmas on Main Street in Grapeland – Visit for more information.

Christmas in Kennard and Kennard Christmas Parade – For more information call 936-655-2219.