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Events in East Texas This Weekend

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Tons of events, rodeos and festivals are happening this weekend in East Texas. If you can’t find anything to do this weekend, you’re not looking hard enough! This Father’s Day grab dear old dad and check out all there is to offer right here in our backyards!

1. The Gladewater Round Up continues tonight at the Gladewater Rodeo grounds in Gladewater. Some of the “best of the best” will be riding tonight and it’s always thrilling. This rodeo has a lot of history, including, eight time Bull riding Champion, Day Gay is always on hand to commentate and give his expertise. Plus the rodeo is a great family atmosphere where responsibility, sportsmanship, respect, skill and most importantly friendships are made. For details click here.

2. The 30th Annual Jacksonville Tomato Fest is this weekend in downtown Jacksonville Texas. The Home of the “World’s Largest Salsa Bowl.” Those familiar with the tomatoes from Jacksonville can appreciate this festival. Tons of activities, parades, kid fun, vendor booths and street dance are just a few things going on! Click here for more info.

3. The Texas Blueberry Festival in Nacogdoches is celebrating their 25th year with a weekend full of fun activities and of course, delicious blueberries! As the only state-sanctioned blueberry festival in Texas, this annual event brings more than 19,000 people to downtown Nacogdoches. It offers a so many activities that will keep you entertained all weekend long. Click here for more details.

4. Let’s talk about the Salt Festival this weekend in Grand Saline. It kicks off today actually with luncheons and then on Friday get ready for some rodeo action! Saturday is full of events for everyone! Enjoy the Shakers car show, food, activities and live music. East Texas’ own JB and The Moonshine Band will be playing at the festival so don’t miss it! Click here for more info on the Salt Festival.

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