Huntsville, Texas

Upcoming Events in Huntsville Texas


23 Rocky Raccoon 100-Mile Endurance Run - 100mi : 6am Sat - (30hr limit) - 12-Noon Sun
50mi : 7am Sat - (29hr limit) - 12-Noon Sun

Address: Huntsville State Park , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-295-8113 (Always call and confirm events)


27 General Sam Houston's Birthday & Texas Independence Celebration - Walker County Historical Commission, Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and the Sam Houston Statue and Visitors Center announce a coffee at the Sam Houston Statue & Visitor Center at 9:15 a.m. and a ceremony at 11 a.m. at General Sam Houston's gravesite in Oakwood Cemetery. The traditional march to the gravesite will begin at 10:15 a.m. at Austin Hall and proceed along University Ave. A reservation only lunch will follow at 12:30 p.m. at The Homestead on 19th Street. "A Toast to Texas" and Birthday Cake will be at 2 p.m. at the Wynne Home Arts Center. The day's events will end with the Open House and Dedication from 4-6pm for the W.S. Gibbs Conference Hall at the Katy and E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center. All events are open to the public.

Address: Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Oakwood Cemetery , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-294-1832 (Always call and confirm events)

6 - 7 Rusty, Chippy, Vintage, Hippy & Garden Show - Repurpose Show! One of the largest repurpose shows, with used items made new, Repurposed furniture, meatl art, Vintage yard & French Cottage, Shabby Chic, Vintage Garden Dealers. Antiques, Painted Furniture, Plants, Pinterest Ideas brought to life! We are so excited to bring such a Show to the Huntsville, Houston, Bryan-College Station areas. Come enjoy the Show in the Climate Controlled environment of the Walker County Fair Grounds, with dealers from across the country. French Cottage, Shabby Chic, Vintage Garden Dealers. Innovative ideas for your everyday items, meet some of the top designers around, enjoy the demonstrations from the Paint Dealers! Become the sponge and absorb the World of Repurpose and Reuse! Vintage Jewelry, Jewelry designers, Artist of all kinds! The Event will be Saturday from 10-5 & Sunday from 10-4, arrive early and stay late! Find the special items to make a difference in your world, and enjoy an excellent kitchen too!

Address: Walker County Fair Grounds 3 Miles West of I-45 on Hwy 30 , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-581-1331 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5.00 for both days

18 - 27 Walker County Fair, Rodeo & Barbecue Cook-Off - Activities during the fair include a barbecue cook-off, pro rodeo events, livestock exhibits, carnival, contests and dances.

Ph: 936-291-8763 (Always call and confirm events)


1 Hogs Hunt 50-K/25-K Trail Run - Run through the trails of Huntsville State Park.
8 fully stocked aid stations on 50K course; 4 on 25K course
Dirt trails & jeep roads through beautiful & scenic forest of Huntsville S.P. Approximately 6 miles south of Huntsville off of I-45

Address: Huntsville State Park , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 800-289-0389 (Always call and confirm events)

1TX0528016e008 - Huntsville Airing of the Quilts - Biennial - odd years. The practice of airing the quilts after a long winter continues the first Saturday in May in historic downtown Huntsville, Texas "On the Square". At the largest outdoor quilt show in Texas, visitors will be able to see new and antique quilts, many of which are for sale. Over 300 quilts will be hanging around the Courthouse lawn and from its balcony. Quilts are also visible along the streets surrounding the square. Vendor booths will offer unique items for sale and don't forget to visit the Old Town Theatre for the Mini-Quilt Silent Auction and view the exhibit of quilts. 9 AM till 4 PM.

Address: Courthouse Square, 1100 University Ave. , Huntsville, Texas
Fee: Free

14 - 16 General Sam Houston Folk Festival - Celebrates the life and times of Gen. Sam Houston with life-skill demonstrations, authentic 19th-century dress, continuous entertainment and hands-on children's activities.
Dulcimer Workshops
Citizen Soldiers
Live Acoustic Music
Museum Tours
Costumed Historical Characters
Folklife Demonstrations
Children's Activities
Cultural Displays
Arts & Crafts
Ethnic Foods
Living History Theatre

Address: The Sam Houston Memorial Museum, 1402 19th St , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-294-1832 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $3-$5


2 Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration - Includes a parade, homemade ice cream contest, patriotic program and performances on the Courthouse Lawn. Fireworks occur in the evening at Kate Barr Ross Park. 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ph: 936-295-8113 (Always call and confirm events)


11 - 12 Huntsville Antique Show Tenth Anniversary Show - The Greatest Show Around! The Huntsville Antique Show is Celebrating it's 10 Year Anniversary. With a wonderful selection of Dealers From California, Florida, Ohio and more. These Dealers are hand selected to make this one of the top shows in the Country. The once a year show has become a real crowd pleaser and the Dealers retain their space year after year, thank to the amazing crowd and sales! (Thanks to You!) Exit I-45 onto HWY 30 W. (Exit 116) The show is Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from 10-4, the $5.00 admission is good for both days. For more Info: Frederic Morris @ 936-581-1331, or Thanks.

Address: Walker County Fair Grounds , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-581-1331 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5.00


25 Annual Fair on the Square - Enjoy this arts & crafts show on the restored historic downtown square with entertainment throughout the day. Take a stroll around the square and discover what 300-plus vendors have to offer. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address: Downtown Square , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-295-8113 (Always call and confirm events)

2 - 3 Dave Boyd Huntsville Classic Mountain Bike Race - This cross country mountain bike race features Kid’s Kup and Texas Mountain Bike Racing Association Fall cup races.

Address: Huntsville State Park , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-295-5644 (Always call and confirm events)


27 Annual Lion’s Club Christmas Parade - On the first Saturday in December, a parade arrives with Santa and is followed by the lighting of the courthouse Christmas tree.

Address: Downtown , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-295-8888 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Christmas in the Pines 10K/5K Run Walk - This annual event is held the first Saturday in December withSammy Bearkat and Santa Claus helping to kick off the holidays. The event begins and ends at the Health/Kinesiology Center on the campus of Sam Houston State University.

Address: Sam Houston State University , Huntsville, Texas
Ph: 936-295-8113 (Always call and confirm events)

27 Huntsville for the Holidays - The holiday season kicks off on the first weekend in December in the downtown square with an array of holiday festivities throughout the weekend – 5K Run/Walk, Christmas Fair, Parade, Winter in the Park, Historic Home Tours and other family activities.

Ph: 936-291-5920 (Always call and confirm events)

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