Annual Terrell Heritage Jubilee
The 33rd Annual Heritage Jubilee, April
25-27, 2014 at Ben Gill Park, is a fun-filled celebration
for the whole family.
Events include a BBQ cook-off, museum tours, arts
& crafts exhibition, carnival, live music, a quilt
show, an auto show, a rodeo, 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. Heritage Jubilee
retains the western flavor of the original livestock show.
Entertainment includes trick ropers, gun fighters, horses,
and a cowboy poet.
Terrell Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors
Bureau volunteers and staff work with the North East Texas
Fine Art Alliance, Terrell Garden Club, Home Depot, Poetry
4-H, 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.
The Heritage Jubilee was sponsored this
WFAA Channel 8, The City of Terrell and the Terrell Chamber
North Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Club
hosts their annual show in Ben Gill Park in June.
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
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
of Our Father Fly-In
Flights of our Fathers Fly-In will be held on September
20, 2014 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
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
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
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.
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with special
events that highlight the holiday season.
Join us for the downtown Christmas Parade
, special holiday shopping
all the glittering lights
of the Christmas season.
Don't miss the holiday musical programs at area churches
The theme for the 2014 Christmas Parade
to be announced.
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