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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to suggested National and State restrictions over the spread of Coronavirus, most events have been cancelled, attractions, restaurants, bars, hotels and venues around the state have been temporarily closed or offering restricted hours. Please make sure to check the website, social media and or call ahead to the venue you are interested in visiting, to confirm that they are open.

Terrell
Terrell
1314 W Moore Ave
Terrell, TX 75160
(972) 524-5703
www.terrelltexas.com

Events in Terrell

March

Happy Days in Terrell America
Celebrate National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day by supporting our local small businesses with an event that includes unique shopping and giveaways.


April

Terrell Jubilee
Held the third weekend each April, this 4-day long festival celebrates Terrell’s heritage and includes a carnival, state championship BBQ cook-off, Dachshund Races, arts & crafts, live music, a car show, a 5K run, games, contests and more. 

Historic U.S. Hwy 80 Sale
Billed as the world’s largest garage sale, this semi-annual event features vendors selling all types of goods. It was designed to promote tourism trade and traffic along the historic highway, which runs from Savannah, GA to San Diego, CA, passing right through Terrell.


May

Run for the Wall
This annual event features bikers from across the U.S. who ride from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. with a stop at Brookshire’s in Terrell. They ride to promote healing among veterans, their families, and friends.

BFTS Big Band Dinner Dance
Don your 1940s attire (or not!), grab your partner and swing over to the BFTS Museum and the Madix Hangar for this annual dance. Great food, fun, fellowship, and music will recall the heydays of the No. 1 British Flying Training School. The Hangar Dance is one of the museum’s chief fundraisers via ticket sales, raffles, silent auctions, wine pulls and other fun activities.

Mark Hardin Memorial Air Race
This Sport Air Racing League event features kid-friendly activities, food vendors and lots of planes that spectators can view up close. The event is named for the late Mark Hardin, a Terrell native whose life’s passion was aviation. He owned and operated Terrell Aviation, the FBO at Terrell Municipal Airport. 


June

Antique Tractor Show
The North Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Club host their show at Ben Gill Park each year in June. It features antique tractors of various models, an antique tractor “sled pull,” and a tractor parade.


July

Annual July 4th Fireworks Display
Terrell’s annual celebration of freedom is held on the Fourth of July at Ben Gill Park and it’s truly one of the best pyrotechnic shows you’ll see in the Dallas area.

Shop Terrell Summer Passport
This event encourages shoppers to support local downtown businesses during one of the typically slower months of the year. Purchases earn entries for prizes!


September

Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride
Each year, motorcycle riders journey to Terrell to honor the 20 Royal Air Force cadets who died while training at the No. 1 British Flying Training School during WWII. 

Welcome Fall Y’all
Downtown businesses invite you to welcome fall with exterior décor, specials and giveaways during this shopping event.


October

Annual Chamber Civic Auction
This year’s auction will be an online event. This is the Chamber of Commerce’s biggest annual fundraiser. Proceeds help support various community events and initiatives throughout the year. 
Historic U.S. Hwy 80 Sale
Billed as the world’s largest garage sale, this semi-annual event features vendors selling all types of goods. It was designed to promote tourism trade and traffic along the historic highway, which runs from Savannah, GA to San Diego, CA, passing right through Terrell.
Downtown Halloween Trick-or-Treat
The historic downtown trick-or-treat event draws lots of families with kiddos who receive goodies from the local businesses who participate.


November

Remembrance Day Memorial Ceremony
Each year around Veterans Day, the No. 1 BFTS Museum hosts a remembrance ceremony at Oakland Cemetery to honor the 20 Royal Air Force cadets who died while training in Terrell during WWII.

Small Business Saturday “Shop at Home”
Held each year on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, this national day was set to encourage communities to shop local small businesses when checking people off their holiday gift list.


December

Stanley Ballard Annual Christmas Parade
This parade is a long-standing tradition in Terrell. Many schools, churches, local businesses, and elected officials participate in the parade. The route is down Moore Ave. beginning at Ninth Street and ending at Adelaide.


Year-round Events

E! Terrell Entertainment Series
Featuring an eclectic mix of musicians, state-productions and entertainers, the E! Terrell Entertainment Series always fill the Performing Arts Center with a great performance. Tickets are purchased as a yearly subscription, but individual show tickets are sometimes available. Visit their website for more information.
Jamie Foxx Performing Arts Center
400 Poetry Rd
972.563.5793 

Free Classic Movies
Catch a classic move from the 30s, 40s or 50s on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Hosted by Books & Crannies in the historic Iris Theatre in downtown Terrell, movies include free popcorn and drinks. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. 
209 W Moore Ave
972.563.5481

Lake Country Jubilee
The Lake Country Jubilee features the greatest groups in gospel music with performances scheduled throughout the year. Visit their website for schedule and ticket information.
Jamie Foxx Performing Arts Center
400 Poetry Rd
214.320.5949

Silver Saloon
Boot scoot and catch live country music performances from big name Texas performers almost every weekend of the year at this bar and barbecue restaurant. 
1708 TX-34
972.524.7111

The Vagabond Players
Three times each year, this local theatrical troupe performs live at the historic Iris Theatre located in Books & Crannies in downtown Terrell. Seating is limited, so reservations are recommended.
209 W Moore Ave
972.563.5481

You can find details and dates for all these and other events at terrelltexas.com
 

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Terrell
Terrell
1314 W Moore Ave
Terrell, TX 75160
(972) 524-5703
www.terrelltexas.com

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