Downtown Events

Summer 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.

2017 Schedule - TBA




Annual Events

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.

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.

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.

Christmas Parade - Be sure to come early and get a good spot, spaces are hard to find!

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.