Things to Do

Black Top Mojo playing at The Shelton Gin Hall

Among Palestine, there are various sites of nightlife entertainment. Each weekend varies check our calendar to see what is going on.

  • Shelton Gin
  • Outlaw Country
  • Check out some of our restaurants that have live entertainment.
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The Texas Theater

Come spend the day with The Texas Theatre, home of Palestine Community Theatre, is the crown jewel of downtown Palestine and the finest venue for live entertainment in East Texas.  Over the past 25 years, the stage and reenactments are one of a kind joy. Performances for the 2019-2020 shows are as followed.

  • "My Son Pinocchio" Geppetto's Musical Tale My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto's Musical Tale is a musical based on the classic story told from the perspective of his father of the marionette-turned-real boy, Pinocchio. June26-28 & August 2-4
  • "Bithe Spirit"Blithe Spirit is a comedy. A plot, synopsis, and other information can be found at: https://stageagent.com/shows/play/2334/blithe-spirit. Performances will be Oct. 18-20 & 25-27
  • "A Tuna Christmas" December 13-15
  • "9 to 5" March 27-29 & April 3&5

The Texas Theatre strive to provide family friendly entertainment featuring local talent, while delivering a quality of productions that is unsurpassed in the area.  Make plans to attend our next show and see what everyone is talking about!

For ticket info call 903-723-8383 or you may purchase them at the Chamber office between normal business hours.

Shop and Seek

Shop and Seek

Palestine has an array of different shops all around town from antiques to shoes, see our shopping button on the home page for a listing of great destinations.

Photo by Jeffrey Todd Photography

Oxbow Bakery

Oxbow Bakery

While strolling downtown be sure and stop at Palestine’s iconic pie bakery that has been featured in numerous magazines including being featured on the cover of the fall 2018 edition of Southern Living. You can buy pie by the slice or indulge in a whole.

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Concerts

Concerts

  • Dogwood Festival Concerts
  • Summer Concert Series

Open Concerts are setup in The Hollow behind Oxbow Bakery. Contact us for tickets or table pricing. (music genres differ) Info@palestinechamber.org

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Texas State Railroad

The Texas State Railroad

Leisurely sightseeing and specialty themed rides throughout the year! These include but are not limited to: The Polar Express™ , Pints in the Pines, Romance on the Rails and more! Call 855-632-7729 or Visit The Texas State Railroad

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Take a Hike

Take a Hike

You can always take a hike or picnic at the beautiful Wolf Creek and see the gorgeous waterfalls.

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Annual Chamber Banquet

Annual Chamber Banquet

Every year the Chamber hosts their annual fundraiser in October that is for sure to be entertaining, with great food, great people & a great cause.