Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Events

April 2019

April 13

Experience Caddo Culture at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site as we celebrate the archeological and cultural heritage of the Hasinai Caddo Indians. 

The day-long celebration includes traditional Caddo music, dance and art, Other activities include talks about Caddo culture, guided hikes, children's activities, exhibits by Caddo artists, and more. ...

May 2019

May 4

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to a foraging workshop with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen. Mark writes the Foraging Texas Blog, and is a practiced forager and teacher. Mark's book and Idiot's Guide to Foraging was published April 2016. Make sure to bring your copy or pick one up at our gift shop to have Mark sign while you are here!

May 5


Celebrate THC State Historic Sites Free Day on May 5!

In celebration of National Preservation Month and Texas Travel and Tourism Week, the THC will offer free admission to state historic sites on Sunday, May 5 and the Sam Rayburn House will offer free admission on Saturday, May 4 since they are closed on Sunday. From military strongholds...

May 11

Join us for an early Saturday morning Bird Watching program. Bird watching, aka “Birding”, is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the nation and Caddo Mounds will be hosting both a classroom session and walk around its wooded and wetland areas. Spring is the best time for hearing bird song and seeing a bird’s colorful plumage.

East Texas, with 353 species, is a great place to...

September 2019

September 28

Join us for an evening of Caddo stories and night sky exploration.
We will gather at 7:30 p.m., around a campfire with Educator/Interpreter Rachel Galan to learn about Caddo history and culture through night themed stories. Feel free to bring supplies to roast marshmallows and make smores! At 8 p.m., Douglas (Doug) Parsons, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Tyler Junior College, will...