January Main Street Lufkin
Main Street Lufkin annual membership drive.
Revenue from members goes toward a variety of downtown
improvements projects, such as landscaping, murals, and
façade enhancement grants. Membership revenue is never spent
on administrative cost.
24th Annual Downtown
Hoe Down; April 16, 2016
In the early 1800s a hoedown was a community dancing party
with lively music. In Lufkin we take our Hoedown to the
streets for a 21st century version of the Hoedown. Arts and
craft vendors line the streets with a variety of food
vendors, children’s activities, and all-day entertainment on
two stages make our Hoedown a fun event for the entire
Flag Day: June 14, 2016
Strike up the band and come celebrate with Main Street as we honor our nation’s flag and the freedoms it represents. Flag Day is June 14th and each year Main Street Lufkin sponsors a patriotic celebration of our flag and nation’s heritage. This year’s program will be at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, at Lufkin City Hall.
Heritage Festival: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Annual Heritage Festival, held each year, honors the diversified cultural
background of all Lufkin’s residents. Held indoors at
the Lufkin Convention Center the festival features food,
music and children’s activities all designed to give the
community exposure to different customs and cultures.
Arts and crafts and information booths from civic and
service organizations add to the festival. Admission
to festival is free.
Entertainment in the Park: October
Join us every Friday in
October noon – 1:00 pm at Cotton Square Park to kick off
your weekend with a little music and an affordable lunch
provided by a local restaurant. Whether your tastes run
to country, Southern gospel, jazz, rock and roll
classics or just good music, you’ll enjoy our free
concerts and we’ll send you off to your weekend with a
song in your heart!
Downtown Halloween Trick-or-Treat: Monday, October 31, 2016
Merchants offer area children 12 and under a safe and
fun opportunity to trick or treat. Over 2,000 attend the
event. Businesses decorate and give candy to area
children. Churches, businesses and organizations are invited to
set up booths and pass out candy to the children which
adds to the festive atmosphere.
Main Street Annual lighted Christmas Parade
will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016.
Everyone loves a parade and the Main Street Lufkin Lighted Christmas Parade is one of the best. The parade winds through the downtown streets of Lufkin with all the sights and sounds of the holiday season. This year's parade theme is "It’s a Disney Christmas". First, second and third place prizes are awarded in commercial and non-commercial divisions. Santa always has a place of honor on the float awarded for “Best Theme Interpretation.” The parade helps bring in the holiday season as Main Street Lufkin says “Merry Christmas” to the community!
attractions can be enjoyed in downtown Lufkin. These include
Historic Walking Tour which
starts in Cotton Square Heritage Park;
Colorful Historic Murals, Unique dining Experiences and
more event information
please call the Main Street Lufkin office.