Calendar of Events

Holidays

October 2018

Oct 19 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest! The date has been changed to the 19th and 20th. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Oct 20 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest! The date has been changed to the 19th and 20th. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Oct 20 End Date

11th Annual Spooky Science Fest

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your friends and family of all ages, in costume if you like, to join what has been 1,000 to 2,000 others for our annual Fall Festival to learn a little science and perhaps to be frightened just the right amount!
Oct 27 End Date

Halloween in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience the park after dark and join us for games, crafts, Spooky Trail, and more!
Oct 27 End Date

Trunk - or - Treat

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Walk the park and get lots of goodies to eat, then at dark come and stroll the historic grounds looking for ghosts, goblins and the dearly departed
Oct 27 End Date

3rd Annual Boo Camp

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for some family friendly Halloween fun!
Oct 27 End Date

Boo In the Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Welcome to our annual "Boo in the Park" celebration. Bring the family out for a campsite decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, trick or treating, and spooky storytelling.
Oct 27 End Date

Creatures of the Night Halloween Walk

Inks Lake State Park
Discover the amazing creatures that roam at night on this trick or treating stroll!
Oct 30 End Date

All Hallow's Eve Hike!

Inks Lake State Park
Every place has a past... find out about the people of bygone days on the Spring Valley Nature Trail.

November 2018

Nov 17 End Date

Harvest Hike!

Inks Lake State Park
Discover past medicinal plants and the bountiful harvest that nature provided for prehistoric peoples, Native Americans, and early settlers of Texas!
Nov 21 End Date

Turkeys, Turtle Doves and Toucans, Oh My!

Hill Country State Natural Area
It’s almost Turkey Day, so let’s celebrate by learning about our feathered friends!
Nov 24 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Kick off the Holiday Season with a celebration of German Holiday Traditions.
Nov 24 End Date

Christmas Kick-Off!

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Help us kick-off the Christmas season at the park!

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Christmas at the Ranch

South Llano River State Park
Celebrate Christmas with us at Mr. Buck's historic ranch home as we decorate trees, take pictures with Santa, some Christmas tunes on the front porch, hot chocolate, and more!
Dec 1 End Date

Reading Ranger Campfire Stories

Tyler State Park
Christmas Edition!
Dec 1 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 7 End Date

Nature Wonderland Hike

Tyler State Park
Dec 7 End Date

A Pineywoods Christmas Decorated Drive-thru

Tyler State Park
Get outdoors, take a break from the holiday rush, and enjoy the season.
Dec 7 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 7 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 7th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 8 End Date

Old-Fashioned Candy Making

Palmetto State Park
Homemade candy and holiday fun!
Dec 8 End Date

Battleship TEXAS Presents “Yuletide TEXAS”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Christmas at the Battleship TEXAS
Dec 8 End Date

Nature Wonderland Hike

Tyler State Park
Dec 8 End Date

A Pineywoods Christmas Decorated Drive-thru

Tyler State Park
Get outdoors, take a break from the holiday rush, and enjoy the season.
Dec 8 End Date

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
1870's Christmas
Dec 8 End Date

Twinkle Tour

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for our annual Twinkle Tour at Lake Tawakoni State Park. Enjoy all the festive Christmas lights and meet Santa at the amphitheater. Make note of your Christmas wishes and bring your camera!
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 8 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 7th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 12 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 13 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 14 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 14 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 14 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus, The Grinch, and Smokey the Bear and drive through decorated campgrounds. Refreshments will be served.
Dec 15 End Date

A Very Marshy Christmas

Sea Rim State Park
Ever wonder how Santa gets around in the marsh to visit the good little boys and girls? By air boat of course! Santa and Mrs. Claus have booked Sea Rim’s cabin and will be arriving by air boat on Dec. 15. Children can have a photo made with Santa starting at 3 p.m. when he arrives.
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 15 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus, The Grinch, and Smokey the Bear and drive through decorated campgrounds. Refreshments will be served.
Dec 16 End Date

49th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 49 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 31 End Date

Last Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
End 2018 on the right foot on our Spring Valley Nature Trail!

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike: Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
Start the New Year off right with a new walk and a new hobby.
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Begin the new year with Nature!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike: Hiking Through the Pines

Tyler State Park
Discover the health benefits of the forest.

February 2019

Feb 9 End Date

Galentine's Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Bring your gal pals and come hike the Devil’s Backbone Nature Trail!

April 2019

Apr 20 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks”.