Henderson, Texas Department of Tourism: Visit Henderson, TX


3rd Annual Mardi-Gras/Gumbo Cook-Off February 18, 2017 4:00 pm-8:00 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. There will be 100 King Cake Cupcakes sold with three cupcakes having babies.  The winners of the cupcake babies will be […]

  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 downtown. […]

  163rd Annual East Texas Sacred Harp Singing Convention August 12-12-2017   Henderson Civic Center 1500 Lake Forest Parkway Saturday 9:00 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.org

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 […]

2017 Date:  November 11, 2017 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 […]

Dates for 2017 will be announced soon. Rusk County Youth Expo Center 3303 FM 13 West   75654 The Annual Rusk County PRCA Rodeo is held each October at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center.  This 3 night event starts on Thursday and run through Saturday night. Bull Riding, barrel riding, bareback bronc riding, saddle […]

  April  14 & 15, 2017 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 […]