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Upcoming Events in Goliad Texas


April

31 Easter at the Mission - Come to Mission Espiritu Santo and celebrate a musical Easter season. Hear a concert by the Victoria College Choir and the Victoria Civic Chorus. Begins at 3 p.m.

Address: Goliad State Park , Goliad, Texas
Ph: 361-645-3405 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Market House Museum

Quaint structure with cupola on the courthouse square. First public use on Aug. 30, 1853; in 1886, building became a firehouse with meeting hall. Local volunteer fire department used the building until 1964 and restored for use as museum in 1967

Goliad, TX Museums

Fannin Plaza

City park at S. Market and Franklin Sts. Includes Texas Revolution cannon, memorial shaft and several historical markers. Nearby is hanging tree on courthouse lawn, and Market House Museum. Newly built children's park, "Fort Fun,"

Goliad, TX Plazas

Presidio La Bahia

As conquistadors of centuries ago explored new lands for "God, Gold and Glory," the Church played an integral part in colonization and dominion over vast New World empires. Missions were often first permanent Spanish settlement in new areas. To protect mission endeavors, a presidio (fort)

Goliad, TX History

Grave of Col. James W. Fannin Jr. and Men

Monument marks grave of Colonel Fannin and 342 men who had surrendered to Mexican forces during the Texas Revolution, and were massacred at the order of General Santa Anna on Palm Sunday morning, March 27, 1836. Two miles south of Goliad off U.S. 183, a few hundred yards from Presidio La Bahia.

Goliad, TX Monuments

Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site

Both a state park and international historic site, reconstructed birthplace and statue of one of Mexico's most famous military figures, Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza (1829-1862). Mexican general and liberal leader was minister of war under Juárez. In 1862

Goliad, TX Historic Sites

Things to do near Goliad, TX

Dixondale Farms

U. S. largest and oldest producer of onion plants since 1913. Seasonal fresh produce can be purchased by mail order or walk-i...

Don Pedrito Shrine

Falfurrians tell the tale of Don Pedrito, a Mexican faith healer born in Jalisco, Mexico. Legend said he was cured through fa...

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

African safari, Texas style! In the comfort of your own vehicle you can travel through hundreds of acres of picturesque, hist...

Valley Nature Center

Is composed of a half-mile nature trail winding its way through five acres of native Valley vegetation and also includes butt...

St. Joseph School Museum

Housed in the oldest Polish school in the U.S.; artifacts (many from 19th-century Poland) depicting life of Polish pioneers. ...