Calendar of Events

Cooking

December 2022

Dec 10
11:30a
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Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Lockhart State Park
Celebrate the holiday season by joining us for a primer in outdoor cooking with a dutch oven!
Dec 10
2:00p
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Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques. Learn simple recipes. Live Q&A and cooking demonstration. Free Samples! Yum!
Dec 17
1:00p
End Date

La Junta de los Rios Dutch Oven Demo

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join a park ranger to learn what was cooking in the borderlands!
Dec 17
6:00p
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Christmas on Penn Farm

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun-filled evening of history, caroling, hot chocolate and so much more as we celebrate Christmas on Penn Farm here at Cedar Hill State Park!
Dec 18
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Let's get cooking!
Dec 23
6:00p
End Date

Smores over a Campfire

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come learn about smores while enjoying a s'more.
Dec 24
1:30p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Eisenhower State Park
Cook with cast iron like the settlers and learn the rich history of the Dutch Oven!
Dec 31
10:00a
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Origins of Hot Chocolate

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
A favorite winter drink has a surprising history! Learn how hot chocolate evolved from a cold and bitter drink into the sweet treat we enjoy today.

January 2023

Jan 28
10:00a
End Date

33rd Annual Kid's Fishing Day

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
🎉 Join us for the 33rd Annual Kid's Fishing Day!

March 2023

Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Pioneer and Settler Day!

Lake Livingston State Park
🎉 Join us for a frontier-themed day at the park. We will feature different programs starting at 9 am that cover how people lived and worked in the pioneer era.

April 2023

Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

Family Adventure Fest

Falcon State Park
🎉 Join us for a one-day event full of wild activities for everyone to enjoy here at the park. This year's event will offer outdoor activities for all ages focusing on different skills such as archery, kayaking, fishing, outdoor cooking, camping, hiking and much more!

May 2023

May 13
10:00a
End Date

A Day in the Life of a Cedar Chopper

Colorado Bend State Park
🎉 Take a tour of what tent life might have been like for the hard-working Cedar Choppers. Take time to enjoy some good Dutch oven recipes.

October 2023

Oct 21
10:00a
End Date

Harvest Heritage Festival 2023

Cedar Hill State Park
🎉 Come join us for our annual Harvest Heritage Festival here at Cedar Hill State Park!

November 2023

Nov 18
11:00a
End Date

100-Year Celebration Dutch Oven Cook-Off

Lake Tawakoni State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks with us and put your campfire culinary skills to the test!