Attractions

No doubt you’ll want to cram as much into your time in Athens as possible.  But after looking through this site, it’s going to be difficult to decide just what to do first.  Here are our picks for the attractions that you should not miss when visiting Athens. If you don’t get to see or do anything else, don’t miss these!

3 P's in a Vine Winery and Vineyard

3 P's in a Vine Winery and Vineyard is Athens' newest winery offering the finest wines made from grapes grown in Texas.

Last updated: 07/8/2015

Athens Bowling Center

Twenty-two lanes of pure adrenalin!

Last updated: 04/16/2013

Athens Videos

Check out our Athens videos to get a sneak peak into what Athens has to offer!

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Cain Center and Cain Park

In 1983, the Cain Foundation built and donated this unique facility to the people of Henderson County. Since then, it has served all of East Texas, both as a fitness center with its many exercise areas, and as a civic center with rooms available for a wide variety of functions.

Last updated: 04/7/2015

Castle Oaks Vineyard and Winery

Castle Oaks Vineyard and Winery is located in the East Texas countryside of Athens and is the second winery to open in Henderson County.

Last updated: 07/8/2015

Cinema 4

The best seat in town for your entertainment!

Last updated: 05/6/2015

East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society

Experience the awe and splendor of a variety of colorful gardens year-round. Two miles of nature trails offer a quiet woodland retreat.

Last updated: 04/21/2015

Good Times Skate

Let the good times roll!

Last updated: 04/17/2013

Henderson County Historical Museum

Step back in time at the Henderson County Historical Museum and experience life the way it was at the turn-of-the-century.

Last updated: 12/9/2014

Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex

Large or small, livestock, rodeo, or special event - there's always SOMETHING going on at the fairgrounds!

Last updated: 07/10/2015

Lake Athens

Lake Athens offers guests a variety of water sport activities.

Last updated: 01/15/2016

Municipal Parks

Municipal parks in Athens, Texas.

Last updated: 12/9/2014

NY-TX Zipline Adventures

Leave your fears behind as you experience the thrill of a lifetime at NY-TX Zipline Adventures, just 15 miles from Athens (off of Highway 175 East).

Last updated: 09/21/2015

Tara Vineyard & Winery

Tara Vineyard & Winery is the oldest winery in Henderson County, established in 2004.

Last updated: 07/8/2015

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Get eye-to-eye with some of the largest freshwater fish in captivity, then try your hand at catching one of their friends in the casting pond!

Last updated: 05/13/2015

Archived Events

86th Annual Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion

The Athens Old Fiddlers Contest and Reunion is known nationwide and (as far as we know), is the oldest such contest that has run continuously year after year in Texas!

Last updated: 05/2/2017

Christmas Park Land of Lights, 2016

The drive through Christmas Park will be open November 10, 2016 to January 3, 2017.

Last updated: 08/22/2016

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Open House - April 16, 2016

Visit the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Open House and learn about the animals living there in peace and free from neglect and abuse.

Last updated: 04/7/2016

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Anniversary Celebration - Nov. 19, 2016

Come out and help the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center celebrate their 20th birthday!

Last updated: 09/21/2016

Visit the East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society

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Housed in the historical Faulk-Gauntt Building

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2nd Sat of the month: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

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