Welcome to Houston County, Texas

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.

February
Lovelady Lovefest – The 37th annual Lovefest will be held Thursday - Saturday, February 7 - 9, 2019 and its theme will be "100% Chance of Lovefest". The Lovefest Queen Coronation will be held in the Lovelady High School Gymnasium on Thursday, February 7, beginning at 7 pm. The Saturday, February 9 activities will begin with the Lovefest Parade, which will start at 10am. The contestants for the Lovefest Barbeque Cook-off will begin setup on Friday, February 8. The cook-off will be held throughout Saturday, February 9, with judging to take place mid to late afternoon. Arts, craft and food booths will be set up around and in the Old Gym all day Saturday. Rounding out the Lovefest activities will be a dance, Saturday evening beginning at 7pm. The dance will be in the Old Lovelady Gym and music provided by Loose Gravel.


March

Davy Crockett Music and Arts Festival – We invite you join us at the 2019 Davy Crockett Music and Arts Festival. Originally, known as Davy Crockett Days, the Chamber has joined forces with Piney Woods Fine Arts Association to bring Houston County this fun-filled family event.  This year’s event will be held Saturday, March 30, 2019.  The vendors market will take place from 10am until 5pm with a paid concert on Historic Camp Street after 6pm featuring Wade Bowen.

April

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


May

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. 


June

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.

July

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. 


September

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 


World Championship Fiddlers Festival of Crockett, Texas – 4th Saturday in September in Davy Crockett Memorial Park.  


October

Grapeland Peanut Festival – Celebrations of agriculture roots, games, rides, food, arts & crafts, and of course PEANUTS! Visit www.peanutfest.com for more information.


November

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. Contact the Crockett Area Chamber of Commerce at 936-544-2359 or visit www.crockettareachamber.org for more information.

December

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.

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