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 crocketttradedays@gmail.com for more information.

October – March

Piney Woods Fine Arts Season – Visit www.pwfaa.org for the season line-up of exciting entertainment. This season will include Charley Pride, Oktoberfest with Brave Combo, Wynonna & the Big Noise, Larry Gatlin, The Nutcracker and many more!


Piney Woods Music & Arts Festival – The Piney Woods Music & Arts Festival is March 23-24, 2018 on Historic Camp Street, Crockett Texas. Admission on Saturday is FREE!!  There will be BBQ, beer garden & live music on an outdoor stage with arts & crafts vendors and lots of kids' activities. Friday March 23rd - gates open at 6:30pm, concert and street dance with Cody Canada and The Departed!!  Call PWFAA at (936) 544-4276 for more information.


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

Mission Tejas Folk Festival – 4th weekend in April at Mission Tejas State Park. Living history demonstrations including  blacksmithing, spinning & weaving, bee keeping, wild-west re-enactments and much more. Contact Mission Tejas State Park for more information at 936-687-2394.


Sale on the Trail – 1st weekend in May, nearly 200 miles of bargains from Natchitoches, LA to Crockett, TX. The “Sale on the Trail” event, planned and promoted by the El Camino Real Caddo Region Trail Partners promotes tourism and acquaints participants with the beautiful highway so important to early history in Louisiana and Texas. 

Crockett Lions Club PRCA Rodeo – Porth Ag Arena in Crockett. Attracts some of the best cowboys in the world to compete against the world’s best bucking stock. For more information contact James Waldrop at 936-544-0999.

Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Youth Talent Showcase – 3rd Saturday in May at the Crockett Civic Center. Talent showcase for the youth of Houston County and their families featuring a variety of dances, vocal, instrumental and theatrical performances. Visit www.pwfaa.org for more information about this event and other fine arts events scheduled throughout the year.

Bluegrass Gospel Music Festival – Annual Memorial Day weekend bluegrass festival presented by the Texas Bluegrass Music Association at Salmon Lake Park in Grapeland. For festival & ticket info please visit www.txbluegrassmusic.com or www.salmonlakepark.com.


Piney Woods Fine Arts Association Summer Lightnin’ Series – The Piney Woods Fine Arts present this series of free concerts every Thursday 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 www.pwfaa.org 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.


Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display at the Crockett Convention Center - Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the fireworks which begin at sundown. 

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.

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 www.txbluegrassmusic.com or www.salmonlakepark.com or contact Salmon Lake Park at 936-687-2594.

World Championship Fiddlers Festival of Crockett, Texas – 2018 details to be announced!  


Grapeland Peanut Festival – Celebrations of agriculture roots, games, rides, food, arts & crafts, and of course PEANUTS! Visit www.peanutfest.com for more 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 www.facebook.com/pages/Mill-Fest 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. Christmas in Crockett draws a large crowd of locals and tourists who return year after year for this fun filled family event. Contact the Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce at 936-544-2359 or visit www.crockettareachamber.org for more information.


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

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


Welcome to Historic Houston County Texas!