Throughout the year, the Texas Army participates in many various events related to Texas History. Please join us at these events and relive Texas history. Events, dates, and times all subject to change.
Many of the different eras of Texas’ fascinating history are showcased at this festival. The Redbud Hill Homestead comes alive with old-fashioned, hands-on activities for kids, period re-enactments, and a bustling, filled-to-the-brim day complete with re-enactors, historians, and volunteers.
Join the Primer Batallon de Mexico -Mexican Army Living Historians commemorate the arrival of the Mexican Army, making the beginning of the siege. The event will also feature a short program that will include context of the army’s arrival, a list of the battalions involved, and select primary source experts.
This annual two-day celebration features live music, food, traditional crafts, living history presentations, firing demonstrations, historical encampments and commemorative programs. Guests will experience life in Texas in 1836 by visiting with reenactors; witnessing firing demonstrations in the Texas Army camps; watching cooking, weaving and period craft demonstrations; and walking the same trail as Texas’ forefathers and pioneer families. Texas musicians and actors will provide musical and theatrical entertainment. A Kid Zone will allow children to dress up in historical costumes; sign a large-scale copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence; and take photos near the Declaration. Contact: Jon Failor at (936) 878-2214 ext. 224 or [email protected]
Re-enactors from across the US, representing both armies come to pay homage in recognition of great sacrifies made by both sides at the Alamo. Come join us as we light 13 candles to symbolize the 13 days of the Alamo Seige.
The Crossroads of Texas Living History Association and other historical groups put on a recreation of the occupation of the Presidio La Bahia by Colonel Fannin and the Goliad Massacre.
9 AM – 5 PM: Various events including battle reenactments
7 PM – 9 PM: Candlelight Tours
10 AM – 12 Noon: Reenactment of the Goliad Massacre
The Runaway Scrape will interpret the approach of Santa Ann’s army through this area, including the engagement at Thompson’s Ferry. For more information contact The George Ranch Historical Park.
The Sam Houston Memorial Museum’s fifteen-acre grounds are transformed into a bustling Texas frontier settlement where you can watch historical reenactments and demonstrators, listen to live music, sip some homemade root beer, share a bag of kettle corn, shop for crafts or simply stroll the actual homestead where Sam and Margaret Houston lived and the place their children played.
Friday, May 15th, 9am—3pm
Saturday, May 16th, 10am—6pm
Sunday, May 17th, Noon—5pm
Adult (13 and up) $5 per day