Blooming in Tyler: A March Celebration of Spring and Culture

White,Pink and Red azaleas in full bloomBloom with us throughout the month of March at Rosevine Inn! As we embrace the beginnings of spring, longer evenings, and Easter festivities, Tyler, TX is buzzing with a variety of events for everyone to enjoy. From live music to outdoor adventures and cultural experiences, here’s an overview of what’s happening this month.

Outdoor Activitiesposter about car show and Chili cookoff has several old vntg 1950's cars

March 2: Sharon Shriner’s Car Show
When: March 2 10am-1pm
Where: Sharon Shrine Center  10027 Hwy. 31 East, Tyler 75705
Details: Come enjoy a day at the Shrine. Car Show, Chili tasting, bounce houses. March 2nd. Car Show registration starts at 8 AM, chili tasting at 11 AM.

March 2: Fresh 15 | 15k, 5k, and Kid’s 1k
When: March 2 (7 am – 12 pm)
Where: Fresh by Brookshires
Large white letters on the lawn that say FRESH15 colored balloons in the backgroundDetails: Lace up your running shoes and join the Fresh 15 for a scenic race experience. Even if you’ve been attending running events your entire life, if you’ve never participated in the Fresh 15 you probably haven’t experienced one like this. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting out, this event offers a fun and supportive atmosphere. Plus, all proceeds go back to local non-profit organizations! Register here.

Mrs. Lees Daffodil Garden                                                                                       When: Until the blooms are gone! Around March 15                                                Where: 21600 County Road 3103, Gladewater, Tx Forest with yellos daffodils on the ground                                                 Phone: (903) 845-5780                                                                                                 This is a not to be missed adventure! We mentioned this in the February blog, but MUST post again. Only happens this time of year. Acres of blooming daffodils. There are many areas to park and take a photo. It really is a beautiful site. Call for updates. You can also find information on facebook at The New Mrs. Lees Daffodil Garden.

Pick Your Own Tulips at Plantation Pines                                                              Green field with a row of pink tulipsWhen: Early March                                                              Where: 10098 CR 429, Tyler, TX 75704                                                                         So many blooms!! Come pick your own bouquet and enjoy the beautiful view! New blooms daily!! Open Tuesday-Friday 10:00-5:00, Saturday 9:00-5:00, Sunday 1:00-5:00 Call 903-253-3143 for updates. Click here for more info                             

March 9: Spring Break Boat Show                                                                          When: March 9 (10:30 am – 2:30 pm)
Where: The Boulders at Lake Tyler White boar with red striping and a whindshield sits on blue water with a green hillside in the background
Details: Dive into the boating season at the Spring Break Boat Show! Discover the latest watercraft, enjoy on-the-water demos, and indulge in tasty food truck treats. Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or just looking for a day by the lake, this event has something for everyone.

Fourth Annual Antique Quilt Display                               When: March 9 through April 6                                   Where: Goodman-Legrand Museum 624 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702           Fourth Annual Antique Quilt Display at the Goodman-LeGrand Museum. More than 20 quilts dating from the 1830’s to the 1940’s will displayed through out the museum. The museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a $3 suggested donation per person. For more information, please call (903) 531-1286.

March 16: East Texas Auto & Cycle Show
1965 Ford Mustang light blueWhen: March 16 (10 am – 2 pm)
Where: Green Acres Baptist Church parking lot
Details: Rev your engines for the 34th Annual East Texas Auto & Cycle Show. Featuring classic cars and motorcycles, this event is a must-see for automotive fans. Enjoy live music, food vendors, and the chance to support the East Texas Crisis Center. For more info and to buy a raffle ticket for this mustang click here

March 30: Heartbreak Hill 5k Run
When: March 30 (9 am)
Where: CampVlogo in red,white and blue that says Heartbreak Hill 5K
Details: Conquer Heartbreak Hill in this challenging 5k trail run benefiting CampV. CampV exists “to integrate military and civilian resources through one central location providing efficient and effective support and fellowship for Veterans, active duty, reserves, guard and their families.” At the Heartbreak Hill 5k, runners of all levels can enjoy the challenge of an offroad trail with uneven surfaces and obstacles while supporting a great cause. Stick around for post-race festivities and enjoy the scenic views of CampV’s campus.

Family-Friendly Events

March 2: Texas Independence Day Fireworks & Live Music
When: March 2 (5:00 pm gates open, 7:00 pm fireworks)image of the Texas State flag with the wirds Texas Independence Day in white on it
Where: Lake Palestine Resort
Details: Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a spectacular fireworks display! Families can gather under the Texas sky for a show choreographed to classic Texas tunes at this lakeside resort in Frankston. Kids will love the live music from the Danny Hollis Band, while parents can indulge in delicious BBQ and burgers. Bring blankets and chairs for a cozy evening by the lake.

colorful poster with the words Block Party Popup Market in orange and two umbrelladed cart images at the bottom right and left hand cornersMarch 16: Block Party Pop Up: A Market Event
When: March 16 (11 am – 4 pm)
Where: Downtown Tyler
Details: Join the community for a lively Block Party Pop Up event sponsored by Stanley’s Famous BBQ. Parents can savor mouth-watering BBQ and refreshing beer while kids explore the array of local pop-up vendors. Soak up some sunshine and savor some snacks while you shop, shop shop. Discover unique jewelry, trendy clothing, homemade treats, and more. It’s a day of family-friendly fun and browsing local offerings.

March 23 – 24: Azalea Arts and Crafts Fairposter with Tyler Tx logo at the top then the words Azalea Arts & Crafts Fair in purple under the logo Then the dates and times then Bergfeld Park then Handmade-artisian-crafted goods surrounded by colorful spring flowers                                                            When: March 23 – 24
Where: Bergfeld Park
Details: Bring the whole family to the annual Azalea Arts and Crafts Fair for a weekend of creativity and entertainment. With over 90 handmade vendor booths, food trucks, and live entertainment, there’s something for everyone. Kids can enjoy all the sights and sounds while parents browse unique locally produced goods. Don’t miss live performances by local choirs and bands, creating a festive atmosphere for all. Best of all, admission is free.

March 31: Easter Egg Hunts3 colorful Easter Eggs
Details: Get ready for Easter with exciting egg hunts happening throughout Tyler! Stay tuned for more details on these festive events, perfect for kids of all ages. From traditional hunts to themed activities, it’s a joyous celebration of spring and Easter. Gather the family for a day of egg-citing fun and create lasting memories.

Live Music & Entertainment

March 1: Live Music at Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q
When: March 1 (7-11 pm)
Where: Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q
Details: Dive into the weekend with live music by Uncle Lucius at Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q. Known for their blend of Americana, rock, and country, Uncle Lucius delivers a high-energy performance. Their latest album features hits like “Keep Singing Along” and “Willing Wasted Time,” perfect for a lively Friday night out. Tickets here

Black Square wqith the words Moody Family Wines in white on itMarch 1: Johnny Helm Band at Moody Winery                                                    When: March 1
Where: Moody Family Wines
Details: Head to Moody Family Wines for an evening with the Johnny Helm Band. This talented group offers a mix of classic Americana tunes and original songs. You can expect to hear favorites like “Texas Made,” “Sundown,” and “Dance with Me Tonight.” Enjoy their feel-good music and a glass of wine in the relaxed winery setting. Tickets available

March 5: Terry Bradshaw Live at Cowan CenterImage of Terry Bradshaw
When: March 5 (7:30 pm)
Where: Cowan Center
Details: Football legend and entertainer Terry Bradshaw takes the stage at Cowan Center for an unforgettable evening. Bradshaw’s larger-than-life personality shines as he shares stories and songs. Fans can anticipate a mix of country, gospel, and storytelling, with classics like “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and “The Impossible Dream.” Tickets here

March 16: Live Music at The Forge
When: March 16 (Noon)
Where: The Forge (During the Annual Motorized Barstool Races)
Details: Join the fun at The Forge during the Annual Motorized Barstool Races with liveguy in a red shirt and checkered shorts riding a motorized barstool music by The Hollis Brothers. This free event offers a mix of rock, country, and blues from this talented duo. Look forward to foot-tapping tunes like “Sweet Tooth” and “Concrete and Stone” while enjoying the unique barstool races. Event details here

Cultural and Unique Experiences

March 2: Spirits of Oakwood
When: March 2 (1 – 4 pm)
Where: Oakwood Cemeteryiron double gate between two stone columns driveway entrance to Oakwood cemetary
Details: Embark on a guided historical tour through Oakwood Cemetery during the Spirits of Oakwood event. As you wander through this Texas Historic Cemetery, historians in period dress will bring the stories of early pioneers and Tyler’s history to life. Learn about the lives of those who shaped Tyler and America, with guided tours to gravesites filled with fascinating tales. Tickets are $10 per person, with children under 12 free. Seating is available at each spirit, creating an immersive and educational experience.

March 9 – April 8: Azalea & Spring Flower TrailPyron garden open for walking during the Tyler Azalea trails
When: March 9 – April 8
Where: Various locations in Tyler
Details: Some of the most gorgeous scenery is on full display this time of year, and visitors and locals alike can never get enough. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Tyler’s Azalea & Spring Flower Trail, running from March 9 through April 8. Take a leisurely stroll or drive through the stunning Azalea District, where vibrant azaleas and spring blooms paint the landscape in vivid colors. Stop by Bergfeld Park for carriage rides through the district, offering a charming and relaxing way to take in the sights. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast or simply appreciate the beauty of flowers, this trail is a must-see during your visit to Tyler.

March 22 – 23: East Texas Embroiderers’ Guild Needle Art Show
When: March 22 – 23 (10 am – 5 pm)
Where: Tyler Rose Garden
sewing box surrounded by fabric and ribbonsDetails: Delve into the world of intricate needlework at the East Texas Embroiderers’ Guild Needle Art Show. Held at the Tyler Rose Garden, this event showcases various types of needlework, from canvas work to counted cross-stitch and beading. Watch demonstrations throughout the day and browse boutique items available for purchase. Whether you’re a seasoned needlework enthusiast or curious about this art form, the show offers a unique and creative experience.

March 29: Movie Night at Liberty Theatre – Zoolander
When: March 29 (7 – 9 pm)
Where: Liberty Theatre
Details: Experience a dose of laughter with a screening of the comedy classic “Zoolander” at Liberty Theatre. Follow the hilarious misadventures of dimwitted male model Derek Zoolander as he navigates the fashion world. From ridiculous poses to absurd situations, this film is a comedic gem that will have the audience in stitches. Gather with friends and family for a night of cinematic fun in the historic setting of Liberty Theatre.

Plan Your Stay at Rosevine InnRosevine Inn a red brick georgian colonial home with a white picket fence in front

With so much happening in Tyler this March, why not plan a getaway and stay at Rosevine Inn? Our cozy bed and breakfast provides a charming retreat after a day of exploring. Wake up to a delicious homemade breakfast and relax in our comfortable accommodations. Whether you’re here for the Azalea Trails, live music, or unique experiences, Rosevine Inn welcomes you with open arms. Book your stay today and make the most of your Tyler adventure!Image of a yellow easter bunny holding a purple scroll. one blue tulip on the left and tw pink tulips on the right. The word Hoppy Easter in pink are at the top right



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