Sept. 16th thru 20th – Texas State Forest Festival in Lufkin

smokeyThere’s no place in East Texas better than Lufkin in September. That’s when you will want to be at the 31st Annual Texas State Forest Festival presented by Brookshire Brothers, September 16-20, 2015 at the George H. Henderson, Jr. Exposition Center. More than 25,000 people attend this festival each year because this event offers fun for the entire family.

Keeping the festival fresh, new entertainment to excite all ages, Flippenout, Extreme Trampoline Show is unique and explosive. The Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show is an action-packed Lumberjack Show featuring log rolling, log rolling dogs, chopping, sawing, axe throwing, dragster chainsaw and tree climbing. Also new to 2015, The Monkey Man! Jerry Brown and his monkey will mesmerize and delight you. Back by popular demand the Wild West Show and the Kids Celebration Show. Old favorites to the festival that will return once again this year include the Petting Zoo, Pony & Train Rides, and the Children’s Festival. Also, don’t miss the 44th Annual Hushpuppy Championships, East Texas Got Talent, a new car display, and the East Texas Cheerleading Championships.

Other events returning to the Texas State Forest Festival include the Pom Pon/Dance Team Competition and Century 21 Shows Carnival. There will be commercial booth exhibits, great food, live music, and local entertainment. Bring your family and friends and prepare to have fun at the 31st Annual Texas State Forest Festival September 16-20, 2015.

Gates open at 5:00pm each evening, 9:00am on Saturday, and 11:00am on Sunday. Gate admission is only $6.00 per person each day. Children three and under get in free. For more information please contact The Chamber at 634.6644 or visit our official website at

Texas State Forest Festival sponsors:
presenting sponsor Brookshire Brothers;
platinum sponsors Lufkin Convention & Visitors Bureau, Simon & Louise Henderson Foundation and Mike Love & Associates;
gold sponsor Commercial Metals;
silver sponsors A-1 Party Rentals, Inc., Loving Auto Group, and Whataburger;
bronze sponsor Etech, Inc.;
and corporate sponsors Axley & Rode, Buffalo Wild Wings, Hammer Equipment and Texas Timberjack.

31st TEXAS STATE FOREST FESTIVAL… Hushpuppy Championships, Wild West Gun Fight Show, Lumberjack Show, East Texas Got Talent, Inspirational Praise Sing-off, carnival, children’s events, new car display, live music, cheerleading & pom-pon/dance competitions and much more! George H. Henderson Jr. Expo Center in Lufkin. (936) 634-6644.