Water Toys That Beat the Heat This Summer

Water Slide
Wow, it sure is hot this summer. It seems like it’s a little hotter each and every year, and that means you have to find new ways to beat the heat. That’s pretty easy to do when you pick up the right water toys. These water toys will help you... [read more]

Visit Palestine Farms To See Where Your Food Comes From

Palestine Farms
Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? How does it get from the farm to your plate? Get acquainted with your food by visiting local farms. The Palestine area is full of farms that produce food for the community, so stop by these Palestine Farms next time you’re... [read more]

Head To Lake Palestine This Summer

At around 18 miles long with approximately 135 miles of shoreline, Lake Palestine is one of the most popular spots in all of Texas. This lake is home to countless activities that range from fishing to Jet Skiing. You can even do a little swimming in the lake. If you’re... [read more]

Shop At These One-Of-A-Kind Palestine Stores!

From gifts to clothing, Palestine has some one-of-a-kind stores you should visit the next time you’re out and about. You can find items at these stores that you couldn’t find at big box stores, and you get to support the local economy at the same time. Get the scoop on... [read more]

Bella Vista Lake Fest

Lake Trip
If you’re looking for some fun in the sun the weekend prior to the July 4th holiday, then don’t miss Bella Vista Lake Fest on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at beautiful Lake Palestine. Enjoy fun for the whole family including beach activities, live music, illusionist performance, food trucks, drink tents,... [read more]

Be A Tourist In Your Own Town & Explore The Main Street District

Main Street
Be a tourist in your own town and explore the Main Street District in Palestine, TX. It covers 44 blocks including downtown, Old Town, and the courthouse. You’ll find historic architecture, shopping, antiques, restaurants, and more. Downtown Palestine Attractions Downtown Palestine is home to the historic Texas Theatre. The structure, which opened... [read more]

Mark Your Calendar For Palestine’s 2018 Hot Pepper Festival

If you’re a true Texan, you know that “Texas heat” doesn’t just refer to the temperature outdoors. We’re also big fans of spicy heat, the kind that comes from the vibrant, diverse, deceptively innocent-looking hot pepper. It’s for the love of that kind of heat that the Hot Pepper Festival... [read more]

Dogwood Jamboree “Lone Star Country”

Mark your calendars! The Dogwood Jamboree returns to Palestine High School on Saturday, June 16, 2018. This is the fourteenth year for the jamboree and this year’s theme is “Lone Star Country.” Bring the whole family out for this Branson style show and enjoy great country music, comedic performances, and... [read more]

Stay Cool In Palestine, Texas!

Canoe Trip
Let’s face it: the Texas heat is no joke. When it comes to outdoor activities during the summer in Palestine, TX, your first thought is probably where you can stay cool. Well, nothing beats these water-related destinations this summer: Palestine Municipal Pool The Steven Bennett Aquatic Center is the site of the... [read more]

The 34th Annual Tomato Fest Is Coming To Jacksonville

It just doesn’t get any more summery than an outdoor festival celebrating the season’s favorite produce, the tomato. Red, ripe, and juicy, this fruit (yes, fruit – not vegetable) takes center stage for a day of fun, food, and festivities on June 9, 2018, for downtown Jacksonville’s 34th annual Tomato... [read more]