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Your home base for exploring southeast Texas, and a great place to visit in 2017!

Big news - our Concerts in the Park series begins June 9!

Music lovers! You won't want to miss the 2017 Summer Concert Series, with the kick-off scheduled for Friday, June 9! Sunny Sweeney, an electric country music star, will set the stage for a week of 10 FREE concerts, held each consecutive Thursday following the June 9 event.

Mark your calendars for the following dates and performers, to hit the stage at 7PM at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center:

June 15 - Studio 1

June 22 - Yelba's Latin Fire Band

June 29 - Faith Night

July 13 - Hidden Shadows

July 20 - Curtis King Band

July 27 - Silver Shoes

August 3 - 4 Barrell Ramblers

August 10 - Big Noyzz

For more information on the Summer Concert Series, click HERE!


Mark your calendars for the Parks and Recreation Department's annual Fourth Fest event, with fireworks, live music and more!

Event date: Tuesday, July 4th

As part of this year’s Fourth Fest celebration, the citizens of Deer Park are in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Descendants of Simeon West, who founded the City of Deer Park in 1892, will be flying down from Illinois to take part in our 125th anniversary celebration. Even better, they’ll be available for a meet and greet session during Fourth Fest.

“As part of our efforts to preserve the history of our City, I went to Illinois in 2015 to learn more about our founder, Simeon West,” Committee Chair Sherry Garrison said. “That was where I initially met some of Simeon West’s descendants, including his great-great-grandson.

“We are so honored to announce that four of West’s great-great-grandchildren will be flying down in July to take part in our 125th festivities and get to know more about Deer Park.”

Check out the City of Deer Park’s 125th anniversary Web site, http://www.deerparktx.gov/125th, as well as the Parks and Recreation Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/DeerParkTX.ParksandRecreation/, for more information as the event approaches.

Don't miss the Parks and Recreation Department's Art Park Players' production of "Shrek the Musical," kicking off with a special green carpet event on July 6! Visit https://www.facebook.com/VisitDeerParkTexas/ to learn more!


2017 is a great time to visit Deer Park!

If you're looking for a destination that gives you convenient access to Houston, Galveston and a whole region of history, outdoor activities and fun, come to Deer Park! Throughout 2017, we will be celebrating our 125th anniversary as a City, which means even more family-friendly events, chances to learn about Texas history and lots of fun!

There's truly something for everyone in our city - from the Battleground Golf Course to a range of dining and shopping venues, you'll be surprised to find many amenities and activities right here in Deer Park! Take our history for example - not only are we lucky enough to be just a few miles away from the San Jacinto Monument and the Battleship TEXAS, but we have plenty of our own history to share as well! We're home to Patrick's Cabin, the site where the initial treaty papers were drafted following the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836, securing Texas' independence from Mexico. For that reason, we proudly hold the distinction of being the "Birthplace of Texas."

But, just because we love our history doesn't mean we live in the past! All year long, we host community events like "Dive-In" movies at the Dow Park Pool, free open-air concerts and holiday events that are perfect for families! We're also home to the Battleground Golf Course, an 18-hole, 72-par facility that's also great for special gatherings.

Deer Park is also home to the Art Park Players, one of the last dinner theater groups in the state! With four full-scale productions a year, there's always a chance to come for a production and explore for the rest of the weekend!

We also have dining options for any budget or need - whether you're in the mood for Mediterranean or just a quick burger, we have lots of local restaurants that you won't find anywhere else, as well as the major chains you know and love!

If you're coming to town for the weekend or for a longer stay, check this Web site for updates and don't forget to ask any of our hotels about our STAYDP discount rates!

Click here to view a PDF of our tourism brochure - updated 2016!

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