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Texas Dogwood Trails Celebration

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For 80 years, this celebration has been taking place the last two weekends in March and first weekend in April. Enjoy the delicate beauty of the dogwood trees in Davey Dogwood Park and the surrounding area. Activities are scheduled each weekend to compliment the Celebration, including a festival the first weekend. Find out more at www.texasdogwoodtrails.com

Old Time Music & Dulcimer Festival

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The Palestine Old Time Music & Dulcimer Festival takes place on the last full weekend in March at the Museum for East Texas Culture. The festival is three-days filled with live performances, jamming sessions, concerts & workshops. Some of the best dulcimer and old time music artists from around the country serve as headliners for the concerts and lead the workshops.
Find out more at www.oldpalmusic.com

Hot Pepper Festival

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Cool off at “The Hottest little Festival in Texas” every October in Palestine. Enjoy a Pepper Eating Contest, Arts & Crafts, Unique Food Vendors, Kid’s Zone, Beer Gardens & Live Music all day long.

Christmas in Palestine

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Want to stay in your PJ's all day? Enjoy The Polar Express Train Ride™, holiday shopping on Main Street, Food & Wine Events, The Grinch’s Lair, and much more. Head to Palestine, Texas - one of "Texas' Top Travel Destinations," where hot chocolate is served and PJ’s are welcome! Christmas in Palestine
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