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The Park of East Texas

Who We Are

The Park of East Texas is the parent company of the East Texas State Fair and Academic Rodeo.  These events are presented at the current location on W. Front Street in Tyler. 

The Park of East Texas is organized exclusively for education, entertainment, and the spirit of competition. 

The Park of East Texas is an entertainment and conference development located in west Tyler.  The master plan includes an event center, exhibition center, amphitheater, and a promenade on the banks of a lake, hike and bike trails, and a hotel.  Also planned are fully equipped RV hookups and an administration and conference center. 

The Phase I plan includes an event center, meeting rooms, exhibit space, and ballrooms.  The event center will have 4,500 fixed seats with the ability to increase to 8,000 when floor seating is utilized.

 

 

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What We Do

Currently, The Park of East Texas produces the East Texas State Fair in September of each year and Academic Rodeo, a collection of 14 competitive events for K-12 school children from across east Texas and held during late fall and early winter each year.

The Park of East Texas will provide east Texans with a first class entertainment, education, and conference campus, and will attract national tours, conventions, and tradeshows.  The Park of East Texas will create commerce for Tyler and east Texas through the development process and as the complex is utilized for various events.

 

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Address Information
2112 W. Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contact: Deborah Newman
Contact Title: Director of Competitive Events
Phone: (903) 597-2501
Fax: (903) 597-0692
Email: dnewman@tylerpoet.com
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