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     Play hard and experience the many events and activities for both outdoor and indoor fun right here in our backyard. The City of Livingston has a variety of parks to enjoy and many outdoor activities including, golf, tennis, jogging trails, and skateboarding. Click on a location’s name or picture for additional information and links to their Facebook pages and website links to learn even more.

     Lake Livingston is a big playground for outdoor recreation including boating, fishing, and water sports. Relax and enjoy a spectacular sunset on beautiful Lake Livingston. Stop by the Polk County Memorial Museum, Heritage Park, and the Historical Main Street District for a glimpse into the area’s rich and varied history.

     Close by attractions include the Lake Livingston State Park, Sam Houston National Forest, Lake Sam Rayburn, and Naskila Gaming.

     The Livingston Specialty Merchants Guild is looking forward to helping you have fun and play like a local. It’s a good day to #LivLocal!

anniversary park

Anniversary Park

Gazebo, Picnic Areas, and Events. Located in downtown Livingston on the corner of East Church and North Tyler.

City Parks & Recreation 936-327-5242

Corner of East Church St. & N Tyler Ave Livingston, TX, 77351

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matthews park

Matthews Street Park

Open 6am-10pm

Swimming, Tennis, Golf, Paved Walking Trail, Picnic Area

City Parks & Recreation 936-327-5242

709 Matthews Street Livingston, TX, 77351

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pedigo park

Pedigo Park

Trade Days, Fishing, Picnic Tables with Shelters, Soccer Fields, Softball Fields and Baseball Field.

City Parks & Recreation 936-327-5242

925 US 59 Loop North Livingston, TX, 77351

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across the tracks

Across the Tracks

Please Call for Events, Times, and Dates. Also Available on Events Page or Town Calendar.

Live Music Venue

936-329-4160

309 N. Jackson Ave Livingston, Texas 77351

 

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double creek farm

Double Creek Farm

Open Hours on Pumpkin Patch page, Tree Farm page, their website and town calendar.

Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farm and October Pumpkin Patch. Hayrides, Gift Shop, Private Parties

936-967-3912

1288 Oakdale Loop Livingston, TX, 77351

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heritage park

Heritage Park

Locomotive #5 & Jonas Davis Log Cabin Picnic Area & State Historical Marker. A favorite place for locals and visitors alike to take pictures. 

507 W. Church St. Livingston, TX, 77351

 

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main street

Livingston Main Street

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Promoting Historic Downtown. Visitor Info for Historical Downtown District Shopping, Dining, Entertainment

936-327-3656

925 US Highway 59 Loop North Livingston, TX, 77351

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quilt guild

Livingston Piecemakers Quilt Guild

Meetings held Monthly on 2nd Monday at 9 am in Blanchard Baptist Church

These people love quilting! Quilt Shows and Quilting Bees. New members always welcome.

936-329-3660

P.O. Box 1486 Livingston, TX, 77351

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polk county commerce center

Polk County Commerce Center

By appointment only

Banquets, Concerts, Receptions, Special Events. A wonderful venue for Weddings, Meetings, etc. See schedule & current events on their website or the Town Calendar.

936-933-5852

1017 N. Hwy 59 Loop Livingston, TX, 77351

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polk county musuem

Polk County Memorial Museum

Tue-Fri 9am-5pm.  2nd & 4th Sat 9am-5pm

One of the finest small museums of local history anywhere! New exhibits of Native American artifacts. Have fun experiencing some of the past.

936-327-8192

514 W. Mill St. Livingston, TX, 77351

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tempe creek vineyard

Tempe Creek Vineyard & Farm

Fri 4pm-8pm, Sat 12pm-7pm, Sun 1pm-5pm

Winery, Vineyard, and Event Venue. Member of Sam Houston Wine Trail.

936-239-9644

307 Dickens Ranch Road Livingston, TX, 77351

 

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The Vault Venue

Please See Website For Available Times and Dates. Also Available on Events Page or Town Calendar.

Venue COMING SOON to Historical Downtown Livingston for Corporate Events, Weddings, and More. 

713-449-9983

415 N. Washington Ave Livingston, Texas 77351

 

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naskilla

Naskila Gaming

24/7 Gaming Facility

Play any of hundreds of electronic games. Also visit Timbers Grille or the Gift Shop. Become a member of the Seven Feathers Playing Club and start earning valuable points redeemable towards free play, food, merchandise and more. Come visit Naskila for more fun and excitement. 

936-563-2WIN

540 State Park Road 56 Livingston, TX, 77351

 

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Main Street Raffles Huge Prizes

Main Street Raffles Huge Prizes

Posted Date: 11/16/2022

Main Street Raffles Huge Prizes        It is time for some big prizes and some local love. This year Main Street and many sponsors have come together to raffle off 6 different prize packages worth . . .

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Scavenger Hunt for Rufus The Elf

Scavenger Hunt for Rufus The Elf

Posted Date: 11/18/2022

City of Livingston’s Special Events Presents: A Scavenger Hunt        It’s the time of year for fun, family and friends. Get a group together or enjoy some self-care alone time and join the . . .

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Livingston Hometown Christmas Event

Livingston Hometown Christmas Event

Posted Date: 11/28/2022

Livingston Hometown Christmas        It is time for a special event all the locals look forward to and all the visitors turn into a holiday tradition. Livingston Specialty Merchants’ Guild and . . .

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“All Aboard” for Local Holiday Tradition, Christmas Train Village

“All Aboard” for Local Holiday Tradition, Christmas Train Village

Posted Date: 11/25/2022

“All Aboard” for the Christmas Train Village...  The Polk County Heritage Society ushers in the 2020 holiday season with their 18th Annual Christmas Train Village event. You do not want to miss it! . . .

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Christmas Tree Farm Opens

Christmas Tree Farm Opens

Posted Date: 10/04/2022

Local Christmas Tree Farm Opens      The Piney Woods of Texas is just that. Piney woods. With the thick forests full of beautiful trees all over, sometimes the views are taken for granted. . . .

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Painting Class at Sew Fancy

Painting Class at Sew Fancy

Posted Date: 11/20/2022

Painting Class at Sew Fancy        Sew Fancy is the longest running antique mall and craft store in town. This shop is just outside of the city towards the lake. They are hosting an Pastel Painting . . .

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Annual Open House at Gokey’s Old Town Emporium

Annual Open House at Gokey’s Old Town Emporium

Posted Date: 11/22/2022

Annual Open House at Gokey’s Old Town Emporium      Gokey’s Old Town Emporium is a local Old Fashion Ice-Cream Parlor where the ice cream is just the cherry on top of the sundae. It has everything . . .

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Live Music at Across The Tracks

Live Music at Across The Tracks

Posted Date: 11/25/2022

Across The Tracks hosts Another Great Show        This rustic venue is excited to bring “Live, Local, Music” to downtown. Across The Tracks is located in the Historical Livingston Main Street . . .

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Visit with Santa at Gobel West

Visit with Santa at Gobel West

Posted Date: 11/22/2022

Visit with Santa at Gobel West      Gobel West Accessories is a local jewelry shop with additional accessories such as handcrafted leather goods like belts, wallets, and hat bands. It gives off . . .

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Annual Bethlehem Event in the Park

Annual Bethlehem Event in the Park

Posted Date: 11/25/2022

First Baptist Church hosts "A Drive Through Bethlehem" event in Pedigo Park. This will be a live performance of what life was like when Christ was born. Please contact Church with questions. . . .

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