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Texas Travel Directory: Attractions in Henderson, Texas
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Historic Downtown Henderson
Historic Downtown Henderson

Events you do not want to miss:

Hours and dates may change.  Please call to confirm.

Heritage Syrup Festival - Held 2nd Saturday in November.  Festival began in 1989.  This festival is the only folk life festival in

Heritage Syrup Festival
Heritage Syrup Festival
East Texas.  Mule powered equipment used to produce sugar cane syrup.  Activities on the 5 acre Depot Museum grounds include: syrup making, folk artists, dulcimer music, petting zoo and story telling.  Hayride shuttle to historic downtown.  Downtown activities include:  300 vendors including arts & crafts, retail, commercial and food; classic & antique cars, children's section, cloggers, square dancers, musical entertainment, melodrama and chili cook-off.
City of Henderson 866-650.5529 Ext 224, Depot Museum 903.657.4303

East Texas Antique Tractor & Engine Tractor Show - Held third Friday & Saturday in April.  Located at the Rusk County Expo Center.  Show includes:  Tractor display, tractor games, tractor pull, tractor parade and much more. Contact information:  903.693.6315 or 903.889.2671

Wildflowers, April 15-May 31st - Wildflower Driving Tour. Enjoy the self driving wildflower tour with 3 itineraries within Rusk County.  Driving maps are available upon request or may be down loaded at  Contact info:  Tourism Depart  866.650.5529 Ext 224.

Sacred Harp Singing National Convention - This two day event is always the weekend of the second Sunday in August.  It is a Saturday/ Sunday event.  This convention started in Henderson in 1855.  Contact information 903-863-5376.
Rusk County Rodeo Association - October PRCA Rodeo.  A three day rodeo located at the Rusk County Expo Center.  Contact information 903-658-1858.

Henderson Civic Theater - Christmas production in the restored Opera House located in the National registered Historic District,  production held 1st and 2nd weekend in December.

July 4th Patriotic Parade

July 4th Patriotic Parade
July 4th Patriotic Parade


Henderson Civic Theater- Four productions are held each year in the restored Opera House located in the National registered Historic District.

Durango's Canyon - Located just minutes from Henderson.  This outdoor crater amphitheater is host to:  Bike rallies, concerts, bar-b-que cook-offs and crawfish boils.

Local 4 Star Cinema Movie Theater.

Weekly equine events at that Rusk County Expo.



Enjoy shopping in the National Register Historic Square.  You will find upscale women's & men's clothing, floral & gifts, collectable dolls, eclectic decor, eateries and specialty coffees.
The Henderson Plaza Shopping Center is host to: jewelry, Hallmark cards, clothing, video, farm supply, auto and Verizon.




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Henderson Tourism Department
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Henderson, Texas 75652


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