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- Wonderland of Lights Festival
As the only known working courthouse in the United States to host a spectacular light and music show, the Historic Harrison County Courthouse continues to shines bright each evening from November 27 through December 31 during Marshall’s Wonderland of Lights Festival. (Watch the first light and music show of 2012)Read more
"Art In The Window" is a program established at the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitors Center. Located at 301 No. Washington in downtown Marshall, artists' works from the Marshall area are displayed in the exterior windows. The lighted exhibit can be viewed daily. Each month, a different artist or art form is featured. Each feature artist is to either be from Marshall or have a connection to the Marshall art culture. This month artist Mary Ruff is the featured artist whose works will be viewable until May 31.Read more
Caddo Lake and Big Cypress Bayou Paddling Trails (near Jefferson, Karnack and Uncertain)
With ten official paddling trails in the region, the Caddo area now has over 50 miles of canoe and kayak trails for visiting paddlers! Follow the trail markers posted along each of the trails to explore the mysterious maze of sloughs, swamps and bayous for which this beautiful region is known.
Benton Lake Paddling Trail (Big Cypress Bayou)
Clear Lake Paddling Trail (Big Cypress Bayou)
Haggerty Creek Paddling Trail (Big Cypress Bayou)
Mill Pond Paddling Trail (Big Cypress Bayou)
Old River II Paddling Trail (Big Cypress Bayou)
Carter's Chute Paddling Trail (Caddo Lake)
Cathedral Paddling Trail (Caddo Lake)
Hell's Half Acre Paddling Trail (Caddo Lake)
Old Folks Playground Paddling Trail (Caddo Lake)
Turtle Shell Paddling Trail (Caddo Lake)
Marshall, Texas is called “the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie” because Marshall is at the center of the geographical area where one of the most revolutionary and influential developments in American music took place. CLICK FOR VIDEO OF MARSHALL MUSICRead more
Clubs and organizations enjoy holding their events in Marshall, Texas.
In almost every month there will be car shows and late night cruises, music festivals, biker rally, barbeque competitions, and numerous other events utilizing the streets, courthouse square, convention center and facilities of historic Marshall.
This unique East Texas community of 25,000 is a history buff’s delight, with more than 100 historical markers and medallions with several listed in the National Register of Historical Places. Founded in 1841, Marshall, is older than the State of Texas and is laid out on seven hills following the pattern of Rome.Read more
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Welcome to Marshall, Texas. Located in the piney woods of East Texas, the citizens of Marshall welcome you. Founded in 1841, this prestigious All-America City and picturesque county seat of the historic Harrison County courthouse, offers an abundance of scenic beauty, small-town charm and exciting activities for visitors of all ages. Here, you'll find everything from fine lodging and dining options to exhilarating adventure, historical delights, shopping, recreation and enriching culture. There is art showings and art studios. And, most every day of the week you can enjoy some form of music - from jazz and downtown jammin', Boogie Woogie, or classical.
Whether you're visiting Marshall for business or pleasure, the Marshall Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to assist you. Feel free to contact us with any questions or if we can be of any help. We hope to see you soon.