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Special Events

When you visit with us in Terrell, plan your stay around these special events!

Annual Terrell Jubilee

The 38th Annual Terrell Jubilee, April 25-28, 2019 at Ben Gill and Lions Club Park is a fun-filled celebration for the whole family.

Events include a State Championship BBQ cook-off,  arts & crafts exhibition, carnival, business and health expo live music, a quilt show, an auto show, the Fountain 5K Run, and other special attractions.

The celebration traces its origins to a livestock show first held in 1981. In subsequent years the show added entertainment, games, contests, food. 

Terrell Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau volunteers and staff work with the Terrell Garden Club, Home Depot,  Terrell Heritage Society, and the City of Terrell, to put together a full weekend of activities and entertainment. More than 12,000 visitors attend the event each year.

Applications will be available February 1, 2019.


Antique Tractor Show

The North Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Club hosts their annual show in Ben Gill Park in June.  Showdates for 2018 -June 9&10.
Tractors are the main attraction, with antique models, antique toy tractor pedal models, an antique tractor "sled pull" and a tractor parade. Water pumping, wheat threshing, corn grinding, rope making, and antique tool exhibits demonstrate activities of days gone by.

Annual July 4th Fireworks Display 

It's a red, white & blue celebration for kids of all ages. Cheer for the youngsters putting on their best patriotic colors for the Tricycle/ Bicycle Decorating Contest and Parade at Ben Gill Park. The Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau's annual July 4th Fireworks Display draws 5,000-6,000 spectators who "ooh" and "aah" at the fiery show. Don't miss it! Held in dark at Ben Gill Park.

Flights of Our Father Fly-In 

Flights of our Fathers Fly-In will be held on September 22, 2018 in association with the No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum. It includes a salute to veterans of all branches of the services, recognizing the honor and valor of our fallen service men and women, and the ultimate sacrifice of five young men from the City of Terrell.



Halloween Festival and Thrillvania

October brings spooky fun to Terrell with a haunted house voted the best in the Dallas area. 
Haunted Verdun Manor tells the tale of the twisted Baron Michael Verdun and his vampiric wife, Lady Cassandra. This unearthly duo hosted fiendish masquerades and bizarre dinners in their strange house on Voodoo Bayou.

Now, each fall, the ghosts of the baron and his lady haunt the remains of their mansion, burned with them inside it by angry citizens seeking revenge for the unspeakable horrors visited on their families and friends.

This themed attraction features 30,000 square feet of horrifyingly real theatrical sets, atmospheric stage lighting, eerie special effects, and a talented cast of costumed live actors guaranteed to treat visitors to a frightfully good time.

Other spine-tingling Thrillvania attractions include Cassandra's Labyrinth of Terror, Sam Hain's Hayride, and Granny Lupu's Séance Theatre.

Downtown Terrell welcomes whole families of spooks and goblins with safe Trick or Treating, music, contests, and other Halloween favorites.

Terrell Civic Auction

Chamber & the Chocolate Factory is set for October 20, 2018 at Cowboy Collection Arena in Terrell. Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Doors open at 5 pm.   Thanks to our 2018 sponsors Musser Motors, Nucor, Helwig & Son, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Madix, AutoZone, U-Rent-It Sales & Service, Schulman Family Film Ally, Preferred Powder Coating, Preferred Industries, and Builders First Choice.  


Christmas in Terrell

Celebrate the magic of Christmas with special events that highlight the holiday season.
Join us for the downtown Christmas Parade, Social Science Club Tour of Homes, special holiday shopping events, and all the glittering lights of the Christmas season.

Don't miss the holiday musical programs at area churches and schools.

Christmas Parade - December 8, 2018

Click here to print parade application 

Online Application