East Texas Christmas Parades

East Texas Christmas Parades

Christmas Lights

ETX- Every year MYETX compiles a list of Christmas parades in the region. This year we have a nice, long list  from Texarkana to Galveston, of Christmas parades that are sure to add magic to your holiday season.… Read More

68th Annual Peanut Festival

68th Annual Peanut Festival

Grapeland- The Queen City of the Sand Flats is preparing to host the 68th Annual Peanut Festival. Known for its elaborate floats and carnival atmosphere, the Grapeland Chamber of Commerce will hold its 68th Annual Peanut Festival, themed “The Great Outdoors.”

This year’s goober festival is … Read More

Heritage Syrup Festival

Heritage Syrup Festival

Henderson- Many years ago, just as the  East Texas Pineywoods would begin to shout with fall color families would gather at local syrup mills for a time of fellowship and trading, but most importantly, Ribbon Cane Syrup. A sweet East Texas tradition will continue this year at … Read More

Grapeland Gathers For Goobers

Grapeland Gathers For Goobers

History of the Peanut Festival / 2011 Event Schedule

By Dana Goolsby

Grapeland-Texas Festivals are a dime a dozen, as Texans seemingly find reasons to celebrate. Festivals in the state are held in the name of flowers of all kinds, practically any kind of fruit … Read More

Texas GATORFEST 2011

Texas GATORFEST 2011


Anahuac- The Texas GATORFEST is one of the most unique festivals in the State of Texas. The GATORFEST combines alligators and East Texans for foolproof family fun! In Chambers County alligators outnumber residents by almost three to one! Anahuac is the Alligator Capital of Texas.… Read More