Thursday, April 2, 2015

Dogwood Bloom Watch 4-2-15

Davey Dogwood Park - 3-31-15
Photo by Michael Barnett

Spring has definitely sprung in Palestine, Texas.

 We are coming up on the last weekend of the 77th annual Dogwood Trails Celebration.
The majority of the dogwoods in Davey Dogwood Park are in full bloom and absolutely gorgeous. If you are planning to come in this Easter Weekend, make sure to drive around our historic neighborhoods and see the beautiful blooms (our azaleas are even popping out!).  

           Find a full schedule of events and activities at 

Travel Tip: Don't miss the Easter Sunrise Service at Manley Mountain in Davey Dogwood Park - Sunday, April 5th at 7:00 a.m.  

Pink Dogwoods - 4-1-2015
Palestine, TX - Historic District

Azaleas - 4-1-2015
Palestine, Texas  - Historic District

Chinese Empress Tree
Palestine, Texas - Historic District

About Palestine, Texas:  Palestine is a charming East Texas town that boasts more than 1,800 historic sites, including the Main Street District. Home to the Texas State Railroad and Dogwood Trails, Palestine is graced with stately homes, gorgeous scenic drives and a Texas friendly welcome that offers a true Southern experience.  

Established in 1846, Palestine continues its tradition of small-town hospitality.  We invite you to visit Historic Palestine and experience our attractions, exciting events, unique shopping and local flavor - recently named one of the top Travel Destinations in Texas.  

                               Find our online Visitor Guide at