Summer in Kilgore

Texas Shakespeare Festival

BIKE East Texas





Month: April 2020

Journey back to the early 1930s to see how people lived. Refresh your memory to the lyrics of a deep-rooted gospel hymn in the church exhibit. Get a lesson in the history of local schools. This fascinating museum houses the authentic recreation of oil discovery and production from the largest oilfield inside US boudaries.

The Texas Shakespeare Festival is East Texas’ only professional theater company. TSF is a summer repertory company producing two Shakespeare plays, a non-Shakespearean classic, a musical, and a production for children during the summer.

Kilgore, Texas is the perfect setting for this top rated, highly regarded 9 hole golf course. Situated in the heart of East Texas amongst the Piney Woods it offers a picturesque yet challenging course for golfers of all ages and skill levels.

The Kilgore Splash Park was funded by the challenge grant of Mayor Ronnie Spradlin and matched by the generous donations of local residents and businesses. It officially opened as the Lazy Splash Ranch on April 28, 2018.

JOIN US at LoneStar Speedway for GREAT dirt track racing on the high banks throughout the season!

Kilgore Skateland is a family-run skating rink in Kilgore. Great Entertainment for kids and families. Parties, roller hockey, and skate sessions. Fun and safe environment for kids of all ages!

Kilgore Bowling Center has 16 synthetic bowling lanes, automatic scoring, a snack bar, game room and pro shop! Modernized arcade and pool room.

Luxury Seating is available at 4 Star Cinema . Join us Thursday night to have a glass of wine or beer and watch a movie in ultimate comfort. Do not Forget about the Film Festival . We’re saving a seat just for you!

The Creekside Trail opened in October 2018 and is the first phase of the Kilgore Trails System. The 2.58 miles of winding path takes walker, runners and bikers through beautiful woods alongside Bighead Creek. Trail heads are located at Stone Rd, Houston St and Dudley Rd, with an access point also available at Moccasin Trl. 

This half-block in downtown Kilgore is a unique, one of a kind place that pays tribute to the town’s oil boom days. The block had 24 wells that pumped more than 2.5 million barrels of oil over a 30 year period.