Downtown Events

Continuing Events

 Fridays After Five - Outdoor Concert Series Under the Derricks on the Word's Richest Acre. The series runs May through July. Bring your own lawn chair, sit back and relax for a night of entertainment! All concerts are free to the public.

Please click here for the 2014 schedule. 

 

 

 

Special Events

Annual Taste & Trade - All the local restaurants come to show off there culinary skills. The event is held on Commerce St. in early April. Please see the Downtown Events Guide for details.

Downtown Trick-Or-Treat -  The downtown merchants hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. Music, games and costume contest are extra fun! Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.

Oil Man's Chili Cook Off - A Kilgore Favorite! All the chili you can eat and more. The event is held in early November on Commerce St. Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.

Christmas in the Patch - This the our annual kick of Christmas Celebration. We turn on the derrick and the downtown Christmas lights. This show features East Texas talent and will get you in the Christmas spirit! The ceremony is always the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.

Mingle & Jingle - Always the Saturday after Thanksgiving, this is the night downtown that you do not want to miss. Our fabulous stores are holding after hours shopping,and parties with refreshments. The streets are filled with musicians and a select few of our exclusive lofts will be on tour.  Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.

Christmas Parade - Be sure to come early and get a good spot, space are hard to find! Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.

Kilgore Public Library Open House - Kilgore is known for its beautiful library and it's never more beautiful than at the open house. It's an event you will not want to miss. Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.

Mt. Kilgore Snow Hill Experience - By far the most popular event in Kilgore! How many times do you have the opportunity to slide down a real snow hill in East Texas? You do here in Kilgore!!! Please see Downtown Events Guide for details.