East Texas in June: Shopping, Entertainment, Festivals and More

Welcome to June in Tyler, where vibrant events and activities await you. From livelyClip art of several people shopping. Some have bags and 2 are pushing a shopping cart festivals to family-friendly outings and local flavor, it’s easy to see why our area attracts visitors from all over the country, month after month. Let’s dive into the exciting shopping opportunities that June has to offer.

Shopping Opportunities

Vintage Market Days® of East Texas – “In With the Old”

3 ladies smiling with pink pastels backfround. The words Vintage Market is written above thier heads in white lettering. Several random items surroundf the ladies that they are shopping forDate/Time: Fri Jun 7th 2024, 10:00 am – Sun Jun 9th 2024, 4:00 pm

Location: The Oil Palace, Tyler, TX

Details: Join us for a summer shopping experience like no other at the Vintage Market Days of East Texas. Browse through a curated selection of vintage goods, antiques, original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, and more from vendors across Texas and beyond. Indulge in delicious treats from food trucks while you shop for unique finds to add character to your home and style.

De La Rosa Father’s Day Pop-Up Market

Date/Time: June 29, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Weekend Bloom, Tyler, TX

red scalloped background with a blue banner over the top. The banner says Fathers' in white and blue with stars on each side. above the banner on the red background in white letters says Happy and below the banner is the word Day!Details: Celebrate Father’s Day with us at the De La Rosa Pop-Up Market, where local vendors showcase their handcrafted goods, art, jewelry, and more. Enjoy live music, delicious food, and a vibrant atmosphere perfect for finding the ideal gift for Dad or treating yourself to something special. Don’t miss this opportunity to support local artisans and enjoy a day of shopping and entertainment.

Canton Trade Days

Date/Time: First Monday Weekend (May 30 – June 2)

Location: Canton, TX

Details: Experience the legendary Canton First Monday Trade Days, a treasure trove of unique finds, antiques, collectibles, crafts, and delicious food. Explore acres upon acres of vendors offering everything from vintage items to handmade goods and specialty products. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just love browsing eclectic markets, Canton Trade Days promises a delightful shopping adventure for all.

Live Entertainment

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Date/Time: June 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, and 23 (Various Showtimes)

Location: Tyler Civic Theatre, Tyler, TX

Details: Follow the yellow brick road in this delightful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from the MGM film. The timeless tale, in which young Dorothy Gale travels from Kansas over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz, continues to thrill audiences worldwide.


Date/Time: June 22, 7:30 PM

Location: Rogers Palmer Performing Arts Center, Tyler Junior College

Details: Award-winning singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell joins Richard Lee and theposter announcing an event on June 22 "The Music of Will Jennings Featuring Rodney Crowell. There is a picture of Will jennings with his grammy and Oscar awards and also a picture Of Rodney Crowel in a circle below his name The words Presented in Partnership by East Texas Symphony Orchestra and TJC are at the bottom of the poster East Texas Symphony Orchestra for a very personal tribute to his friend and frequent collaborator, East Texas native Will Jennings. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the work of one of Tyler’s most talented sons, performed by one of America’s great singer/songwriters. Rodney Crowell, a native Texan, has been the recipient of numerous honors throughout his career. Enjoy “My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic and “Up Where We Belong” from An Officer and a Gentleman, among others. Get tickets here.


Date/Time: June 27, 7:00 PM Location: Green Acres Baptist Church, Tyler, TX

Details: Get ready to experience an unforgettable night of worship with Casting Crowns live in concert! Get tickets here.


square poster blue back ground the words in yellow say Come From Away the o in From is an image of the globe. under those woirds at the bottom are the words in light ble True Story Hit MusicalDate/Time: June 27, 7:30 PM Location: UT Cowan Center, Tyler, TX

Details: On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Get tickets here.


Date/Time: June 1, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Location: Edom, TX

Details: Unwind and tap into your creative side at the Craft & Sip event in Edom. Choose from a variety of unique crafting projects designed to inspire creativity while enjoying your favorite beverages. Dive into an evening of artistic expression, good company, and a relaxed atmosphere perfect for unleashing your inner artist.


Date/Time: Opening Night on June 27Large words in black Texas under that in red script the sords Shakespeare Festival and below the red letters to the bottom right the wordsin black At Kilgore College

Location: Kilgore, TX

Details: Experience the magic of live theater at the Texas Shakespeare Festival, kicking off on June 27. Journey into the world of Shakespeare’s timeless classics and contemporary plays performed by talented actors. Immerse yourself in captivating performances, intricate storytelling, and the rich cultural heritage of theatrical arts.



Date/Time: June 1, 9:00 am – 11:30 am

photo of the Lake at Tyler State Park. Trees in the foreground and bath house in the backgroundLocation: Tyler State Park

Details: Start your weekend with an adventurous hike at Tyler State Park. Join fellow nature lovers for a guided hike through scenic trails, discovering the beauty of nature and enjoying the fresh air. Bring your family and friends for a memorable outdoor experience surrounded by lush greenery and century-old pines.


Date/Time: Various dates throughout June

Location: See links belowclip art of the yellow sun with a face wearing sunglasses the words Summer Camp in red, orange and yellow

Details: Dive into a world of fun and learning at Rose City Summer Camps. Choose from a variety of camps offering activities like arts and crafts, sports, science experiments, and outdoor adventures. Give your kids a summer to remember with engaging programs designed to inspire creativity and foster new friendships. Here’s a list of some of your choices, with links to schedules and registration info:


Date/Time: June 28, 6:00 pm – Dark

ariel firworks in red and purple against a black skyLocation: South Spring Baptist Church, Tyler, TX

Details: Join the community for a spectacular Family Fireworks Celebration at South Spring Baptist Church. Enjoy a festive evening with food trucks, inflatables, and fun activities for all ages. The night sky will light up with dazzling fireworks, creating unforgettable memories for families and friends.

Outdoor Activities

TJC Campus Planetarium Laser Show

Date/Time: June 17, 7:00 pm Queen, 8:00pm Rock Legends Tribute 

Location: Tyler Junior College (TJC) Campus Planetarium

Details: Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing laser show at the TJC Campus Planetarium. Experience stunning visuals and captivating music as lasers create intricate patterns and scenes in a state-of-the-art dome theater. This family-friendly event is perfect for space enthusiasts and anyone looking for a unique, educational, and visually stunning experience. On the third Saturdays in June, July and August, the science center will feature Laser Rock Summer, a series of high-energy laser dome shows set to rock music by artists such as Queen, Elton John, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and more.

Local Flavor

O’Malley Alley Cat Benefit Fundraiser Car Show at True Vine Brewing CompanyPoster explaining the trophy classes for the O'Malley Alley Cat Benefit Care Show

Date/Time: June 29, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Location: True Vine Brewing Company, Tyler, TX

Details: Support a worthy cause at the O’Malley Alley Cat Benefit Fundraiser Car Show hosted at True Vine Brewing Company. Enjoy a day of classic cars, live music, delicious food, and family-friendly activities. All proceeds go towards supporting O’Malley Alley Cat Rescue’s efforts in helping and rehoming cats in need. Join us for a fun-filled event that combines a passion for cars with a love for feline friends.

Tyler Area Builders Parade of Homesposter for the parade of ho,es june 1-9

Date/Time: Saturdays (10 am – 6 pm), Sundays (2 pm – 6 pm), M-Thurs (5 pm – 8 pm), Fridays (3 pm – 8 pm) – June 1-9

Location: Various homes in Tyler, TX (visit website for details)

Details: Discover the latest in home design and innovation at the Tyler Area Builders Parade of Homes. Tour a selection of newly constructed and renovated homes showcasing the craftsmanship and creativity of local builders and sub-contractors. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your own home or simply appreciate quality craftsmanship, this nine-day tour offers a unique glimpse into the region’s building industry.

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Lake Tyler Fireworks Show

Blue oval sign with the words Lake Tyler Marina Resort in grey lettering clip art of camper, fish and a boat also on the signDate/Time: Saturday, July 6, at dusk

Location: Lake Tyler

Details: Experience the magic of fireworks reflecting on the tranquil waters of Lake Tyler. Join us for an enchanting evening as colorful bursts light up the sky, creating a captivating display for all ages to enjoy. Bring your family and friends to witness this stunning spectacle and create lasting memories under the stars.

 Book Your Stay at Rosevine Inn

As you explore the vibrant events and activities happening in Tyler this June, don’tpicture of Rosevine Inn red brick 2 story house in the background white picket fence in the forground with a sign on it that says Rosevine Inn long green lawn between the fence and the house forget to book your stay at Rosevine Inn. Our cozy and welcoming accommodations provide the perfect retreat after a day of adventure and excitement. Whether you’re here for the festivals, outdoor activities, or local flavor experiences, our inn offers a relaxing atmosphere and top-notch amenities to enhance your stay. Reserve your room now and make your visit to Tyler truly memorable!

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