Calendar of Events

Gilmer Brewing Company - 4th of Brew-ly

July 5th and 6th on the Gilmer Square


Bring your lawn chair and come celebrate freedom with Gilmer Brewing Company!

5 - 10 pm on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th  with live music 7 - 10 pm both nights.

Henderson Street next to the brewery will be blocked off there will be games, a special food menu, and fun for the whole family! We'll also be having a contest for most patriotic dressed (more details on that soon)!

Purse Bingo hosted by The Gilmer Area Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, September 12th

Purse Bingo featuring Designer name purses like Tory Burch, Coach, Kate Spade, and many more. Twelve bingo games will be played for a chance to win one of the purses. Tickets are $35 each and are limited. There will also be a raffle for a Louis Vuitton purse. Hor d' oeuvres will be served along with a cash bar. Call the chamber at (903) 843-2413 for more information.

East Texas Poultry Days

Saturday, September 28th at 7AM - 3 PM at the Yamboree Grounds

A Trades Day for poultry owners to sell or buy all kinds of poultry, cages, nesting boxes, feeders, and rabbits and goats.

Wednesday, October 14th - Saturday, October 17th

One of the largest festivals in East Texas, with over one hundred thousand attending. The Yamboree includes a Four-day carnival with live music, Pageant, Livestock Show and Sale, Barn Dance,  Parades, Gospel Singing stage, Street Dance, Arts and Crafts shows, Fiddler's Contest, Art, Photography, Canning, Yam Pie, Decorated Yam, and Yamm'licious Contests.

Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square

6:00 on Courthouse Lawn

The Christmas season officially starts on the square with the tree lighting, opening of the Brick-Street Gallery, and Open Houses and Specials at Square businesses.

Yulefest 2020

Saturday December 5, 2020

A day of fun and festivities on the historic brick-street square. The day starts with Breakfast with Santa at First Baptist Church then moves to the square for Candy Cane Lane Crafts for Kids, Rides for the Kids, Food Trucks, the Santa Parade, and Yulefest movie featuring Elf. For more information, go to or call the Chamber at (903) 843-2413.

Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Thursday, February 4,2021

Doors open at 5:30, the buffet dinner will begin serving at 6:15 and the program will begin at 7:00

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