24-25 March

Cookin' at the Creek

  • Cookin’ at the Creek is the culminating event of the Greater Longview United Way annual campaign, happening each March at Bear Creek Smokehouse. Through great food, good music, and good times, we hope to raise awareness and celebrate the success of the campaign.
  • Who doesn’t enjoy great BBQ and a little friendly competition? Teams compete for bragging rights and some pretty awesome trophies! Enter a cook team (or multiple) and be sure to bring a crew to cheer you on!
  • If you don't cook, just come eat and have fun! There will be a live show, lots of activities for the kids, and plenty of delicious BBQ!
  • Tickets Here
1 April

Stories & Songs

  • If you love country music, this is a special night you don't want to miss.
  • Four hit songwriters from Nashville will perform hit songs and tell the stories behind the songs they wrote that were recorded by artists like Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church and more.
  • There will be a silent AND live auction, and proceeds will benefit the Longview Dream Center, which provides hunger relief and clothing for people in need.
  • Tickets are almost SOLD OUT!
  • **We do not have a ticket link for this yet. They haven't gone on sale to the public yet, and the sponsors have sold out almost all of the tables.**
8 April

Bunny Brunch & Egg Hunt

  • Get EGGcited! Come for the brunch, stay for the fun!
  • Grab your baskets for an Easter egg hunt! Meet your favorite Easter animals one on one in our petting zoo. Plus, there will be a special appearance by THE EASTER BUNNY!
  • It's BYOB - Bring Your Own Basket!
  • Child Ticket $25, Parent Ticket $25
  • Tickets Here
29 April

Spring Car Show

  • Show off your beautiful ride at the Spring Car Show at Bear Creek on April 29. Check-in will be from 10am-noon, and judging will be from 11:30-1pm. There will be a raffle and auction from 1:30-2pm, and the awards will be presented at 2pm.
  • Pre-registration is happening now, and the first 50 registrants will receive a goody bag. (Refunds will be issued if show is canceled.)
  • This car show is a benefit for the East Texas Performing Arts.
  • Call Preston Taylor for more info at 903-634-7665.
  • Call Preston Taylor for more info at 903-634-7665.
  • Register online
30 June

Independence Day Fireworks

  • Join us as we kick off Independence Day weekend with a free fireworks show! We'll have BBQ sandwiches for sale, live music, games and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
  • This event is FREE and does not require a ticket for entry!
28 October

Bear Creek Fall Fest

  • This event is free and fun for the whole family!
  • Join us for pumpkin painting, games, live music, BBQ lunch, costume contest and more.

Visit our Facebook page for more on all of these events and to stay up to date on future events.
Event Coordinator - Mike Whyte
Contact: 903-702-7944 or