8 Family Friendly Weekend Events Happening In East Texas
What are your plans for this weekend? If you're not exactly sure yet, well, you have plenty of things to choose from. There are family-friendly weekend events happening in Tyler, Texas along with Lindale, Marshall, Mineola, and Gilmer. Besides a 20% chance of a shower or thunderstorm Saturday afternoon, the weather appears as if it'll cooperate with your weekend plans, with low 80s for a high on both Saturday and Sunday.
Here are some events that are happening in East Texas this weekend:
For more information on any of these events, including event ticket pricing, simply click on their bolded title.
2023 Lindale Championship Rodeo
Cross Brand Cowboy Church - Lindale
Thursday - Friday - Saturday
Gates open nightly for this admission-free rodeo nightly at 6 p.m. The evening kicks off with the kids and Mutton Bustin' at 6:15 p.m. and the rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m.
Oil Palace - Tyler
Saturday - Sunday
Dinosaur Adventure will take you and your kids back to pre-historic times thanks to the following activities:
- dinosaur study
- fossil dig
- baby dino meet and greet
- dinosaur rides
- prehistoric inflatable playground
- with other kid activities
There is an admission fee for anyone attending.
Movies In The Park
Bergfeld Park - Tyler
The City Of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be showing 'Jungle Cruise' starring Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, and Edgar Ramirez. Based on Disneyland's theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travelers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles but with a supernatural element.
The movie will begin at 8:15 p.m. at the amphitheater at Bergfeld Park. Bring the family and a blanket to spread out and some movie snacks and enjoy a free movie.
It's a pop-up market filled with vendors featuring handcrafted artisan creations, fashion, baked goods, live music and more.
Spring Fling 5k-10k and 1k Kids Run
Mineola Nature Preserve - Mineola
The run and walk event is open to all ages and ability levels. Registration is online with activities beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday morning and the first run, 1k Kids Fun Run begins at 8:15, followed by the additional runs.
2023 ETX Outdoor Expo
True Vine Brewing - Tyler
The inaugural ETX Outdoor Expo will bring outdoor enthusiasts together and highlight all things hunting, fishing, water sports, camping, hiking and jr. outdoors. There is an admission fee for attending.
Professional Wrestling - Ract To The Top
Live professional wrestling at its best, League of Lions proudly presents Race to the Top. Come out and enjoy one of the best pro wrestling shows in Texas. Complete with a fully stocked concession stand and pick up some merchandise from your favorite wrestler. There is an admission fee to attend this event.
80 Acre Market
Friday - Saturday - Sunday
This market will have activities that include canvas painting and graduation cap crafts along with lots of live music and food trucks and shopping.