October 15th is a Big Day for Both Tyler and Kilgore, TX
As soon as the weather allows us to get outside in East Texas, we all jump at the opportunity. And let’s be honest we have some really fun events to look forward to that are coming up soon including Movies in the Park hosted by Tyler Parks and Rec., a variety of farmer’s markets, and no one can forget the inaugural Rose City Music Festival on October 8th. But on October 15th make sure you don’t put anything else on your calendar as there are some pretty big events taking place in Tyler and in Kilgore, you won’t want to miss either of them.
We are talking about community events that bring large crowds of people and your whole family will have a lot of fun. To start your day on Saturday, October 15th, you will want to be in Tyler as the Texas Rose Festival Parade will be taking place beginning at 9:00am. In the afternoon you’re going to want to head to Kilgore as they will be hosting the always fun Oktoberfest festivities.
Details on the Texas Rose Festival Parade in Tyler, Texas
The Rose Festival Parade is so much fun with over 130 parade entries with custom floats. You will see so many organizations represented in the parade such as the Queen and her court, high school bands, car clubs, dance teams, the Shriners and many others.
Information on Oktoberfest in Kilgore, Texas
Beginning at 1:00pm you’re encouraged to visit downtown Kilgore for the family friendly event. Obviously there will be delicious German food, music, and drinks. But you can also expect lots of people dressed in dirndl or lederhosen and even a Best-Dressed competition is taking place. Click here for more details on their Facebook event page.