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Athens Bowling Center

Twenty-two lanes of pure adrenalin!

Last updated: 04/16/2013

Athens Farmers Market - 2016

The Athens Farmer's Market believes that small, local farms and businesses are essential to the local economy, and is committed to making economic and educational connections between Athens area residents and its local farmers and artisans.

Last updated: 07/27/2016

Athens Videos

Check out our Athens videos to get a sneak peak into what Athens has to offer!

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Cain Center and Cain Park

In 1983, the Cain Foundation built and donated this unique facility to the people of Henderson County. Since then, it has served all of East Texas, both as a fitness center with its many exercise areas, and as a civic center with rooms available for a wide variety of functions.

Last updated: 04/7/2015

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Monthly Visitation - 10/22/2016

Take a guided bus tour of Cleveland Amory's Black Beauty Ranch and see what the refuge is all about.

Last updated: 06/1/2016

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Monthly Visitation - 11/12/2016

Take a guided bus tour of Cleveland Amory's Black Beauty Ranch and see what the refuge is all about.

Last updated: 06/1/2016

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Monthly Visitation - 12/17/2016

Take a guided bus tour of Cleveland Amory's Black Beauty Ranch and see what the refuge is all about.

Last updated: 06/1/2016

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Monthly Visitation - 8/27/2016

Take a guided bus tour of Cleveland Amory's Black Beauty Ranch and see what the refuge is all about.

Last updated: 06/1/2016

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Monthly Visitation - 9/24/2016

Take a guided bus tour of Cleveland Amory's Black Beauty Ranch and see what the refuge is all about.

Last updated: 06/1/2016

East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society

Experience the awe and splendor of a variety of colorful gardens year-round. Two miles of nature trails offer a quiet woodland retreat.

Last updated: 04/21/2015

Good Times Skate

Let the good times roll!

Last updated: 04/17/2013

Lake Athens

Lake Athens offers guests a variety of water sport activities.

Last updated: 01/15/2016

NY-TX Zipline Adventures

Leave your fears behind as you experience the thrill of a lifetime at NY-TX Zipline Adventures, just 15 miles from Athens (off of Highway 175 East).

Last updated: 09/21/2015

Outdoor Expo and Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament - 2016

Join the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center for a fun-filled day of learning a variety of outdoor skills and competing in the family fishing tournament to win some great prizes.

Last updated: 06/29/2016

SUGGESTED ITINERARY: A full day of fun!

Enjoy a day in Athens without spending too much, or skimping on time!

Last updated: 04/23/2013

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Get eye-to-eye with some of the largest freshwater fish in captivity, then try your hand at catching one of their friends in the casting pond!

Last updated: 05/13/2015

Uncle Fletch Hamburger Festival - 2016

Come out to the Courthouse Square in Athens as we celebrate the Uncle Fletch Hamburger Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 am - 2 pm!

Last updated: 06/16/2016

Holiday Entertainment

Halloween at the Hatchery - 2016

Come on out to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and enjoy a safe and fun Halloween with your family!

Last updated: 06/22/2016

Livestock and Horse Shows

Classic Rhonda-Voo Appaloosa Horse Show - Sept. 24 - 25, 2016

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on Sept. 24 and 25 for this free horse show!

Last updated: 07/26/2016

Dallas Dressage Club Lemonade Daze I and II - Aug. 13 & 14, 2016

On August 13 & 14, the Dallas Dressage Club will hold its Lemonade Daze I & II competition at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park. Come out and see some of the most beautiful horsemanship in the world. There is no admission charge.

Last updated: 07/26/2016

TBRA Barrel Racing - Aug. 26 - 28, 2016

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex and watch skilled barrel racers compete for their best time! There is no admission charge to see this event.

Last updated: 07/26/2016

Texas Palomino Exhibitors Association Fall Fiesta - Sept. 17 & 18, 2016

Come out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on Sept. 17 and 18 and see some of the most beautiful horses in the world on display!

Last updated: 07/26/2016

Music

Tara Vineyard & Winery

Tara Vineyard & Winery is the oldest winery in Henderson County, established in 2004.

Last updated: 07/8/2015

Texas Gospel Music Hall

Come enjoy nationally acclaimed gospel recording artists in a laid-back, smoke-free environment.

Last updated: 08/7/2013

Rodeos

Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex

Large or small, livestock, rodeo, or special event - there's always SOMETHING going on at the fairgrounds!

Last updated: 07/10/2015

Lone Star High School Rodeo -Sept 10, 2016

The Lone Star High School Rodeo fires up at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on Sept. 10 in the Coliseum.

Last updated: 07/26/2016

Fire It Up Productions - Aug. 6 - 7, 2016

A two-day team roping event with free admission! Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on August 6th and 7th!

Last updated: 06/14/2016

Fire It Up Productions, Sept. 3rd & 4th, 2016

A two-day team roping event with free admission! Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on Sept. 3rd and 4th!

Last updated: 06/14/2016

World Series Team Roping - Aug. 19 - 21, 2016

Come out and see some of the best team roping around! There is no admission charge and the event starts at 9 a..m.

Last updated: 06/14/2016

Athens Professional Firefighters Association WSPBR BullFest - 2016

The Athens Professional Firefighters Association presents WSPBR BullFest 2016 benefiting MDA. Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex on July 30 for this exciting professional bull riding competition and a live concert by Chris Colston.

Last updated: 07/26/2016

Theater

Alice In Wonderland, 1st Weekend - 2016

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center is proud to present their Youth Summer Musical, Alice In Wonderland!

Last updated: 07/18/2016

Alice In Wonderland, 2nd Weekend - 2016

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center is proud to present their Youth Summer Musical, Alice In Wonderland!

Last updated: 07/18/2016

Henderson County Performing Arts Center

HCPAC is a performing arts center that provides entertainment and education to patrons of all ages.

Last updated: 04/17/2013

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Athens Farmers Market - 2...

Jul 30 2016

The Athens Farmer's Market believes that small, local farms and businesses are essential to the local economy,...

Alice In Wonderland, 1st ...

Aug 4 2016

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center is proud to present their Youth Summer Musical, Alice In Wonderlan...

Fire It Up Productions - ...

Aug 6 2016

A two-day team roping event with free admission! Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Comple...