Festivals

Dogwood Trails Festival

Davey Dogwood Park

81st Dogwood Trails Festival is the longest running Dogwood Festival in the state of Texas and is held in the charming Historic Downtown and Old Town district of  Palestine, Texas.  The Dogwood Trails Festival kicks off the first of the Dogwood Trails Celebration three weekends with locals and guests celebrating the beautiful Dogwood blooms of East Texas.  Live music, art, crafts, food vendors, kids activities and more!

We are excited to announce the migration of our festival into the Dogwood Trails ARTS & MUSIC Festival over the next few years so if you have a colleague who plays a jazz/musical instrument and wants to present their talents, please have them reach out to us as well.

Please click on the Vendor Application button below if you are an artist interested in being a part of our long standing festival on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

A Chamber Christmas

In lieu of Frost Fest , the Chamber of Commerce is presenting "Christmas in Palestine 2018." A festive and fun filled day of shopping 🛍️, dining and holiday activities for kids of all ages throughout Historic Downtown Palestine. Wagon rides, mini train rides, story time, dance performances, carolers, face painting, ornament making, pictures with Santa 🎅, Holiday Home Tour, Historic Walking Tour and Christmas Parade of Lights are just a few of the activities local businesses will be hosting. For a detailed map, stop by the Chamber of Commerce, Visitor's Center or any participating business. Come join us for our Christmas Celebration! 🎄