Things to Do
Indoors or Out…
Kilgore has a rich history, and plenty of history-related activities – but we also have some fantastic outdoor attractions, phenomenal arts & culture, and must-see sights.
Van Cliburn Auditorium
The Van Cliburn Auditorium, a comfortable and intimate indoor theatre located in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Center, is the primary performance space for the Kilgore College Theatre Department and the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Built in 1966, the VCA contains a flexible proscenium stage and 220 seats, including a padded bench at the back […]
World’s Richest Acre Park
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.