Fall is a fun time of year. With the seasons changing, everyone is excited and getting ready for a new year of festivities. Here in Tyler, we pride ourselves in the wide array of activities available in the fall, during the months of September and October.
We welcome all to join us as we embark on a true adventure! What all does the wonderful town of Tyler have in store? Here, you can learn of all that is on the calendar.
Everyone is of course counting down the days until the East Texas State Fair! Open from September 20 until the 29, this event promises good food and good fun! This year, we are honored to host concerts with bands such as Take 2 and The Swon Brothers.
Of course, you wouldn’t want to miss out on the Photography contest or the Hay Show and Auction! Each day, the fair opens at 10 am, with free admission until 2 pm. Armbands are only 25 dollars, and who wouldn’t want to miss out on all of the fun attractions and rides?
October is jam-packed with events that you won’t want to miss! On October 18, 19 we have our fabulous Annual Tyler Quilt Show, open from 9 am until 4 pm. Hundreds of quilts will be judged, and prizes will be awarded! Admission is free for children twelve years of age or younger, and $3 for adults.
On October 13, we invite any and all to join the Tyler Rose Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k. The race starts bright and early at 7 am, but of course, there are entry points throughout the course, so you can join in whenever you’d like! Admission is absolutely free.
The Pines is proud to present Roslyn Kind on October 23. Nobody will want to miss her off-Broadway performance, This woman has successfully mastered all areas of the entertainment industry, from Broadway performances to highly regarded concerts. Tickets start at $20, and can be purchased online or on the phone.
Finally, on October 26, the East Texas CARES Resource Center is hosting an event that promises fun for all ages. Based off of the hit talent show, We are proud to present Dancing With the Tyler Stars. We hope that this eighth annual event will be as successful as all the years before it!
This year, Dancing With the Tyler Stars will be located at Villa di Felicita on Highway 31. Tickets are $100 per person, and of course, there are possible scholarships available!