As the Gateway to the Texas Forest Country there is a rich cultural tradition here in Crockett and Houston County. From quality performing arts provided by the Piney Woods Fine Arts Association to local festivals throughout the year like the Salmon Lake Bluegrass Festival and Peanut Festival in Grapeland, Lovelady Lovefest in Lovelady. Christmas in Crockett and The World Championship Fiddlers Festival in Crockett, along with many other forms of entertainment. Residents have the opportunity to experience entertainment in a region filled with cultural venues that offer a lifetime of rewarding experiences.
Crockett also offers a unique opportunity for Tourism. Stop by the historical site of the MARY ALLEN COLLEGE and visit the historical landmark of DAVY CROCKETT where he once stopped by briefly to get a drink of water as he was in route to The Alamo in San Antonio.