Henderson, Texas Department of Tourism: Visit Henderson, TX


Saturday Sept 30, 2017 Star Spangled Celebration of Flight .Veterans Honored .Big Band Sound of  Sounds of Swing .Vintage Aircraft by Mid-America Flight Museum Contact info:  Ron Franks, Airport Manager 903-657-7081   airportmanager@co.rusk.tx.us 3500 CR 416A  Henderson, TX 75654 Gates open at 8:30AM and close at 3:00pm

The City of Henderson will hold the Independence Day Celebration on Saturday July 1st.  Activities will begin in Lake Forest Park at 5:00P.M. and end at the conclusion of the fireworks display. Due to an event at the civic center limited parking is available. Shuttle service from the high school to the civic center will […]

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 30th The City of Henderson presents the  2017 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 30th. The tree lighting will be at 6:00 p.m. in Heritage Square downtown. The parade will begin at 6:30 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 2017 show schedule coming soon Adults $20.00   Seniors $12.00   Students $ 7:00 903-657-2968 122 E. Main St www.hctonline.org

Rusk County Youth Project Show February 27- March 4th 2017  Rusk County Expo Center 3303 FM 13 W. 75654 Commercial Heifer Sale Thursday 6:30p.m. Shop Projects and Arts & Crafts Auction Friday evening 6:00p.m. Livestock Auction Saturday evening 5:30p.m. Info 903-657-2161    

  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 and also informative views of Rusk County and it’s historic past. For the self driving map brochure contact the Tourism Department of the […]

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 12- 14, 2017   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 […]

  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 […]