Rusk County Youth Project Show

February 26-29, 2020

Rusk County Youth Expo Center
3303 FM 13 West
Henderson, TX 75654

For more information contact:
Rusk County Extension Office – 903-657-0376

Wildflower Tour

April 15-May 30th

A self- guided tour through (3) itineraries in Rusk County. The driving tour includes a map along with attractions.

The tour includes:
Wildflowers, Museums, Shopping, History, Historic Markers, Restaurants, Attractions and Fun!

Click here to down load the Wildflower Map

For additional information or to receive a map by mail contact:

Henderson Tourism Department
1500 Lake Forest Parkway
Henderson, TX 75652
Call: 866-650-5529

Annual Antique Tractor Show
4th Friday & Saturday in April

What: Tractor pulls, large exhibit of antique tractors, small engine displays, corn grinding, horse drawn equipment, tractor games, rope making, hay baling, antique tools and tractor parade.

Where: Rusk County Expo Center at Rusk County Airport – 3303 Hwy 13W, Henderson, TX

Admission: Family $6, Adults $3, Youth $2, Kids 12 and under FREE

Contact: Don Reynolds, 903-889-2671

July 4th Fun in the Park

Water Slide

Parade at 10:00am in downtown Henderson… GPS 100 E. Main St.
Parade entries call 903-649-3359

Dedication of the Plaza:
Dedication at Lake Forest Park immediately following the parade. Burgers for sale on site.

Fun in the Park – Lake Forest Park Hwy 64 Henderson

Lake Forest Park 5:00pm-10:00pm
Free admission to: bounce houses, giant water slide,
music entertainment by Lee Mathias and the Brutally Handsome Band,
and the fireworks display at 9:15pm

Fun Food for Sale

For more information call:
City of Henderson Department of Tourism 866-650-5529

Mardi Gras/Gumbo Cook-off

Saturday February 22, 2020


The 7th Annual Mardi Gras/Gumbo cook-off event is sponsored by the City of Henderson Main Street Advisory Board

Gumbo Cook-off applications information can be obtained by contacting:

Judy Lewis, Main Street Coordinator
1500 Lake Forest Parkway (Civic Center)
903-392-8232 ext 304

166th Annual Sacred Harp Singing National Convention

An historic form of Folk Christian Music-acappella and four part harmony

August 8th-9th, 2020

Henderson Civic Center
1500 Lake Forest Parkway
Henderson, Texas

Saturday 9 am – 3 pm
Sunday 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Donations accepted

For more information contact:
Robert Vaughn 903-863-5379 or

City of Henderson Department of Tourism:

27th Annual PRCA Rodeo – Rusk County Rodeo Assoc.

October 16-17th 2020

Rusk Co. Expo Center 3303 FM 13W.

For more info contact:
Rodeo Hotline – Boot Barn – 903-657-3699 or

City of Henderson call; Rusk County Expo 903-722-9101

32nd Annual Henderson Syrup Festival

November 14,2020

Syrup Fest Crowd

What: Mule powered old time syrup making with folk artists, food, bands, antique tractors on Depot Museum grounds. Hayride shuttle to Downtown Historic District where you will find arts & crafts booths, retail vendor booths, food, antique and classic car exhibits, musical entertainment, cloggers & square dancers, children’s activities, Henderson Civic Theatre Melodrama and the Howard Dickinson House.

Where: Depot Museum Grounds 5 acres 514 N. High Street and
10 blocks Downtown Historic District
9am – 5pm

Admission: Syrup Making Adults: $3, Children: $1, Shuttle Ride: $2, Veterans FREE, NO Admission cost for the 10 blocks downtown

Department of Tourism, City of Henderson – 866-650-5529 or
Depot Museum – 903-657-4303 or visit
Car Show – Trey Segura – 512-569-9858

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

The Henderson Christmas Parade will be held on Dec 3, 2020 in the downtown area.

The lighting of the tree will be at 6:00PM in Heritage Square 101 E. Main St. The parade will begin shortly thereafter.

For more information contact:

Laura Wilkerson
City of Henderson Civic Center Coordinator

Lighting of the Trees at Lake Forest Park

Date for Dec 2020 To be announced/strong>

1500 Lake Forest Pkwy
For more information contact:
City of Henderson 903-657-6551

Rusk County Youth Expo Center

The Rusk County Youth Expo Center is located in beautiful Henderson, Texas. Our newly built, attractive buildings are large versatile multi-purpose facilities. The enclosed and covered areas are fully equipped for, livestock sales and shows, concerts, equestrian events, banquets, large group meetings, and a vast array of other special events. We have 12,000 sq. ft. indoor air-conditioned facility, An open air covered pavilion area, and an updated rodeo arena fully equipped for all your rodeo needs. The covered arena provides seating for 4000, an outdoor warm-up arena, separate horse stalls, wash bays, and concession stand. All areas and a large parking lot are within a secure fence.

Contact our Manager:
Jennifer Sprayberry


3303 FM 13 West
Henderson, TX 75654

Henderson Civic Theatre 2019-2020 Season

Thornton Wilder’s Our Town directed by Nikki Driver

Auditions: December 9 & 10 @ 7PM

Shows: February 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & March 1

9 to 5 the Musical directed by Joshua King

Auditions: February 24 & 25 @ 7PM

Shows: May 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

Disney’s Frozen JR directed by The Limelight Players’ Production Team

Auditions: May 18 & 19

Shows: July 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19


Friday & Saturday 7:30 pm

Sunday Matinee 2:30 pm


Adults $15, Seniors $12, 18 and Under $12


122 E Main St, Henderson, Texas 75654

Box Office 903-657-2968