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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: 10/7/2014

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: 11/12/2014

Chase-N-Cans, A Benefit Barrel Race for Chase Brock

The Chase-N-Cans benefit barrel race for Chase Brock will take place at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex.

Last updated: 10/30/2014

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: 08/27/2014

Fire It Up Productions, November 29 & 30

A two-day team roping event with free admission! Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex Nov. 29 & 30.

Last updated: 10/30/2014

Fly Fish Texas! 2015

Anglers from all over converge on the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to learn the latest in fly fishing techniques.

Last updated: 11/20/2014

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: 06/25/2014

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: 07/24/2014

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: 08/27/2014

Holiday Entertainment

17th Annual Turkey Trot

The Cain Center is hosting their 17th Annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day morning. Come on out and support the Cain Center, Inc.

Last updated: 10/8/2014

Christmas Parade, 2014

The annual lighted Christmas Parade, Magical Christmas in downtown Athens, is sponsored by the City of Athens and will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6.

Last updated: 11/21/2014

Christmas Park Land of Lights, 2014

The drive through Christmas Park will be open November 10, 2014 to January 3, 2015.

Last updated: 10/31/2014

Holiday on the Square, 2014

The Light Up Athens committee will host "Holiday on the Square" on Saturday, December 6 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Last updated: 11/17/2014

Joy to the World! The 2014 Christmas Tour of Homes

A self-guided tour of three beautiful homes in Athens that are dressed in their Christmas finery.

Last updated: 11/21/2014

Livestock and Horse Shows

Benefit Barrel Race for Brook Board

The Benefit Barrel Race for Brook Board will take place at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex.

Last updated: 11/21/2014

Longhorn Cattle Show

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex November 22 and 23 for the Longhorn Cattle Show.

Last updated: 10/30/2014

Music

TVCC Choirs present "A Kaleidoscope Christmas"

TVCC's Encore, Chamber singers and Cardinal singers will take you on a musical celebration of the holidays. Come fill your heart with the joy of Christmas.

Last updated: 11/21/2014

Tara Vineyard & Winery

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

Last updated: 06/26/2014

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: 11/10/2014

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

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe - 1st Weekend

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center presents the annual YES! Christmas Show, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, based on the Narnia stories by C.S. Lewis.

Last updated: 11/10/2014

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe - 2nd Weekend

The Henderson County Performing Arts Center presents the annual YES! Christmas Show, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, based on the Narnia stories by C.S. Lewis.

Last updated: 11/10/2014

Diving at the Athens Scuba Park

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Identify historical markers in Henderson County

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Join in the fun of this annual Thanksgiving Day fun run!

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Longhorn Cattle Show

Nov 22 2014

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex November 22 and 23 for the Longhorn Cattle Show...

Christmas Park Land of Li...

Nov 22 2014

The drive through Christmas Park will be open November 10, 2014 to January 3, 2015.

17th Annual Turkey Trot

Nov 27 2014

The Cain Center is hosting their 17th Annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day morning. Come on out and support ...