Henderson, Texas Department of Tourism: Visit Henderson, TX


2018 dates to be announced    

The City of Henderson will hold the Independence Day Celebration on Saturday July 7th.  Activities will begin in Lake Forest Park at 5:00P.M. and end at the conclusion of the fireworks display. Fun!!!   A giant water slide and several bounce houses are free of charge. The Darrin Morris Band will perform on stage from […]

4th Annual Mardi-Gras/Gumbo Cook-Off February 10, 2018 5:00 pm-9:00 pm – Downtown Heritage Square Applications for gumbo cook-off can be obtained from Judy Lewis Main Street Coordinator, at city hall, 400 W. Main Street.     Gumbo taste tickets are $10.00 and will be sold at the event. The event also includes a “Beer and […]

Nov 29th The City of Henderson presents the  2018 Christmas Parade.  The annual lighting of the  lighting of the Christmas Tree is sponsored by Main Street Henderson. This events will be held on November 29th. The tree lighting will be at 5:30 p.m. in Heritage Square downtown. The parade will begin at 6:o0 p.m. in […]

  163rd Annual East Texas Sacred Harp Singing Convention August 11-12-2018   Henderson Civic Center 1500 Lake Forest Parkway Saturday 9:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Contact: Robert Vaughn at 903-863-5379 E-mail   rl_vaughn@yahoo.com Carole Watts – 903-657-4118 Dave Rousseau – 903-889-3344 Website: www.texasfasola.weebly.com/

Henderson Civic Theater   2018 show schedule   Blood Brothers  – February 16-18, 23-25th   Miracle Worker  – May 4-6, 11-13th Charlotte’s Web – July 4-6, 11-13th Adults $20.00   Seniors $12.00   Students $ 7:00 Nightly production – 7:30pm Sunday matinee  – 2:00pm 903-657-2968 122 E. Main St www.hendersoncivictheater.com  

Rusk County Youth Project Show March 1-3 2018  Rusk County Youth Expo Center 3303 FM 13 W. 75654 Commercial Heifer Sale – Thursday March 1st,   6:30p.m.   Shop Projects and Arts & Crafts Auction Friday evening March 2nd,  6:00p.m.   Livestock Auction – Saturday March 3rd  5:30p.m. For more information:  903-657-0376    

  East Texas/Rusk County Wildflower Trails April 15th – May 30th  Guide yourself through historic Rusk County on three wildflower trails.  The trail itineraries will provide a scenic view of the beautiful wildflowers, historic markers, museums, shopping, and  informative views of Rusk County and it’s historic past. For the self driving map brochure contact the Tourism […]

2018 Date:  November 10, 2018 Henderson is proud to host the only folk life festival in East Texas. The Heritage Syrup Festival is always celebrated the second Saturday in November from 9:00am-5:00pm.  Beginning in November 1989,  this unique fall festival is centered around the making of sugarcane syrup. The 7 acre grounds of the Depot […]

Rodeo  October 18- 20, 2018   7:30pm   Rusk County Youth Expo Center 3303 FM 13 West     Henderson, TX   75654   The Annual Rusk County PRCA Rodeo is held at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center in the Phillip Davis Memorial Arena.  This 3 night event starts on Thursday and runs through Saturday […]

  April  20 & 21, 2018 The Annual Antique & Engine Show is always held the 3rd Saturday and the Friday prior to in April at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center. Show events are from 9:00AM – 9:00PM Friday 9:00AM – 6:00PM Saturday . Show events include:  Small engine displays, corn grinding, horse drawn […]

Wildflower Driving Tour April 15-May 31st The East Texas Wildflower Driving Tour begins typically the 2nd -3rd in April with the brilliant Crimson Clover followed the bright yellow Coreopsis and the Indian Paintbrush and Evening primrose. Take a ride on the “rural” side at the East Texas Wildflower Trails. The trails includes 3 Itineraries which […]