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Lufkin, Texas
1615 South Chestnut Street
Lufkin, TX 75901

Where wilderness meets culture, there's Lufkin


Downtown Lufkin
Main Street Lufkin, (936) 633-0205

Ellen Trout Zoo
402 Zoo Circle, (936) 633-0399

The Texas Forestry Museum
1905 Atkinson Drive, (936) 632-9535

The History Center
102 N. Temple, Diboll, (936) 829-3543

Naranjo Museum of Natural History
South Hwy 59, (936) 639-3466

Museum of East Texas
503 N. Second, (936) 639-4434


Texas State Forest Festival
Exposition Center • (936) 634-6644 •

Held the fourth week in September, this festival features several events including the Southern Hushpuppy Championships, a petting zoo, giant carnival, lumberjack show, concert, local entertainment, specialty acts, and more.

Pineywoods Purgatory
George H. Henderson Jr. Expo Center • (936) 634-6305 •

This fall premier cycling event offers four rides ranging from 25 to 102 miles that take you through Texas Forest Country's best. Don't let the first few miles fool you - the terrain is not without challenge. And to cap off your ride, the Lufkin Host Lions Club and its cadre of volunteers and partners offer unmatched hospitality to riders and their guests. It's not just a ride; it's a weekend experience you'll want to make an annual event. Mark your calendars for the 1st Saturday in October!

Neches River Rendezvous
Neches River • (936) 634-6644 •
This unique 10-mile canoe trip down the Neches River is fun for everyone! Registered participants enjoy a lunch and receive an official Neches River Rendezvous t-shirt. We invite you to experience the beauty, challenge, and pleasure of the Neches River. Event is held the 1st Saturday in June.

Lufkin Area Holiday Events
Lufkin/Angelina County • (936) 633-0349 or (936) 633-0359 •

Corks and Forks: Come join us for a new downtown tasting event that promises to be a night to remember! This annual event is held the Saturday before Valentine's Day. Contact Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau for more information:  (936) 633-0349 or

Summer Fest Texas: Did you know that one of Texas’s biggest and best music festivals is going to be located right here in East Texas? That’s right, it’s Summer Fest Texas and it’s coming up fast! The 3rd Annual Summer Fest Texas Music Festival will be held May 18 and will offer heart-pounding Texas Country entertainment and delicious Bar-B-Que Cook Off! Past entertainers have been Robert Earl Keen and the Josh Abbott Band. Keep your eyes open for more information about the Summer Fest Texas! Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau for more information: (936) 633-0349  or

Lufkin's Bistro
Lufkin's Bistro
Lufkin’s Bistro: Come join in the fun October 5, 2013 and enjoy the 4th Annual Lufkin’s Bistro! This tasting event promises to be fun and filling! Come enjoy food from our local restaurants, area wineries and live music that will keep you entertained all night long! Lufkin’s Bistro will always take place the same weekend as the famous Pineywoods Purgatory Bike Race – ask us about a Stay-and-Play package that will get you special rates! Save the date for the 1st Saturday in October. Call the Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau for more information:    (936)633-0349 or

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Lufkin, Texas
1615 South Chestnut Street
Lufkin, TX 75901