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Family Fun

3rd Annual Glow Run!

This is an evening 5K and one-mile fun run that is family-friendly. Come enjoy the warm summer night in a colorful display of glowing sticks, necklaces and lights along the route.

Last updated: 06/10/2015

Athens Bowling Center

Twenty-two lanes of pure adrenalin!

Last updated: 04/16/2013

Athens Scuba Park

Who would ever suspect that just beyond downtown Athens lies sunken treasure?

Last updated: 03/24/2015

Athens Videos

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

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Bird and Nature Walk - August 2015

Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Last updated: 01/23/2015

Bird and Nature Walk - July 2015

Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Last updated: 01/20/2015

Bird and Nature Walk - September 2015

Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Last updated: 01/23/2015

Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament & Outdoor Expo, 2015

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: 03/27/2015

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

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: 05/26/2015

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: 05/4/2015

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

Holiday Entertainment

Halloween at the Hatchery, 2015

Local businesses and organizations will hand out FREE candy and the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.

Last updated: 12/16/2014

Livestock and Horse Shows

American Competitive Trail Horse Association - July 11 & 12

A two-day trail horse competition with free admission! Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex July 11 & 12.

Last updated: 06/10/2015

Athens Summer Jubilee AQHA Horse Show - July 2015

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex for the Athens Summer Jubilee AQHA Horse Show July 14-19.

Last updated: 06/10/2015

Dallas Dressage Club Competition

A two day event with free admission!

Last updated: 06/18/2015

Fire It Up Productions - August 1 & 2

A two-day team roping event with free admission! Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex August 1 & 2.

Last updated: 06/10/2015

NETGRA's Sizzlin' Summer Boer Goat Show - July 2015

The North East Texas Goat Raiser's Association will host the 11th annual Sizzlin' Summer Boer Goat Show on July 25 at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex. Free admission!

Last updated: 06/10/2015

TBRA Barrel Race

Don't miss this exciting barrel racing event at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex. Free admission.

Last updated: 06/18/2015

World Series Team Roping, August 2015

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex for this free event. The World Series Team Roping event kicks off at 9 a.m.

Last updated: 06/18/2015

Music

Tara Vineyard & Winery

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

Last updated: 07/2/2015

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: 12/8/2014

APFFA Bull Riding MDA Benefit WSPBR Bullriding

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex for this exciting one-day event, featuring a professional bull riding competition and Curtis Grimes in concert!

Last updated: 06/18/2015

Theater

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

Ghost of a Chance - 2nd Weekend

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center presents Ghost of a Chance two weekends in July. Ghost of a Chance is a hilarious story of a ghost determined to stay on earth to break up his former wife's impending marriage.

Last updated: 06/30/2015

Diving at the Athens Scuba Park

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Read about the history of the Hamburger

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2nd Sat of the month: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

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Athens Farmer's Market, J...

Jul 7 2015

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

Ghost of a Chance - 2nd W...

Jul 9 2015

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center presents Ghost of a Chance two weekends in July. Ghost of a Chance...

Athens Farmer's Market - ...

Jul 11 2015

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