Annual Events in Huntsville

Dates are subject to change

9th Annual Diva Night
Aug. 24, 2018
SHSU LSC Ballroom
(936) 295-8113

Ladies-only event offering “one-stop shopping” from some of the area’s favorite merchants who sell exquisite items. Includes beverages and hors d’oeuvres, drawings for door prizes and pamper stations. Where girls just “Wanna Have Fun!”

Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church Bazaar
Sept. 2, 2018
Labor Day Sunday
New Waverly
(936) 344-6104

All-day event. Includes a bazaar, dinner and dance.

15th Annual Huntsville Antique Show
Sept. 15-16, 2018
Walker County Fairgrounds
(936) 295-4162

Draws 100-plus vendors from the surrounding areas, emphasizing antiques and collectibles.

8th Annual Fall Plant Sale
Sept. 29, 2018
(936) 435-2426

An extensive selection of plants and seeds for sale. Sponsored by Walker County Master Gardeners.

44th Annual Fair on the Square
Oct.5, 2018, Pre-Fair Concert
Oct.6, 2018, Downtown Square
(936) 295-8113

Arts and crafts show on the restored historic downtown square with entertainment throughout the day. Take a stroll around the square and discover what 400 plus vendors have to offer.

8th Annual Butterfly Festival & Fall Plant Sale
Oct. 13, 2018
(936) 435-2426

Find out how butterflies are tagged and released. A variety of activities and guest speakers for children and. Extensive selection of plants and seeds for sale. Sponsored by Walker County Master Gardeners.

40th Annual Huntsville Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk
Oct. 20, 2018
SHSU Kinesiology Center

Attracts over 500 participants from Southeast Texas. Supports local charities. Sponsored by the Seven Hills Running Club. Contact Ken Johnson:

Annual Rocky Raccoon 50K/25K Trail Runs
Oct. 20, 2018
Walker County Fairgrounds

Scare on the Square
October 27, 2018
Downtown Square
(936) 291-5920

Trick-or-treating around the square. Games, food and drinks.

Walker County Fair Association
Halloween Carnival
Oct. 27, 2018
Walker County Fairgrounds
(936) 291-8763

Costume contest, games, food and haunted house.

Journey through Bethlehem
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2018
Walker County Fairgrounds
Phone: (936) 295-7459

The fairgrounds are transformed into old Bethlehem with sights and sounds of how life was the night Jesus was born.

Huntsville Christmas Fair
Dec. 1, 2018
Downtown Square
Phone: (936) 291-5920

Huntsville holiday season kickoff. Christmas fair, parade, Winter in the Park, historic home tours and other family activities.

Lion’s Club Christmas Parade
Dec. 1, 2018
Phone: (936) 291-7403

Annual Christmas parade with Santa followed by the lighting of the courthouse Christmas tree.

Annual Gala/Passing of the Gavel
Dec. 7, 2018

Chamber celebration. Includes silent and live auctions, and the passing of the gavel to the new chairman of the board.

Rocky Raccoon 100-Mile Trail Run
Feb. 2-3, 2019
Huntsville State Park
Phone: (512) 294-6456

Annual run held at the Huntsville State Park.

Rocky Raccoon 50 Mile Trail Run
Feb. 9, 2019
Huntsville State Park

Annual run held at the Huntsville State Park.

General Sam Houston’s Birthday & Texas Independence Celebration
March 2, 2019
(936) 294-1832

Activities held at the Sam Houston Museum and Oakwood Cemetery.

Business Expo
Walker County Fairgrounds
(936) 295-8113

The premier business expo of the year! Over 100 exhibitors showcasing products or services to more than 2,000 people. Sample some of the finest cuisine in town at the Taste of Huntsville.

Rusty Chippy Show
March 9-10, 2019
Walker County Fairgrounds
(936) 581-1331

One of the first of its kind. From antiques to vintage garden, jewelry and handcrafted jewelry. Dealers from all over Texas.

41st Walker County Fair, Rodeo & Barbeque Cookoff
April 5-13, 2019
(936) 291-8763

Barbecue cookoff, pro rodeo events, livestock exhibits, carnival, contests and dances.

16th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament
May 17, 2019
Raven Nest Golf Club
(936) 295-8113

16th annual four-man golf scramble. First nine holes played in the daylight; last nine holes played after dark. Glow accessories provided.

32nd Annual General Sam Houston Folk Festival
May 2019
Sam Houston Memorial Museum
(936) 294-1832

Celebration of the life and times of the Texas hero with life skill demonstrations of yesteryear, historical characters, food, crafts, music and children’s activities.