Calendar of Events
February
  • Wise County Antique Auto Club Swap Meet
March
  • Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet
  • Most schools out second week for spring break
April
  • Texas Trash-off, Main Street, Highway and Park clean-up events
  • Saturday before Easter, Decatur Main Street Easter Celebration
  • Wise County Youth Fair
  • Runaway Bay Candidates Forum hosted by the Runaway Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Chico Chamber of Commerce Banquet
  • Home and Lawn Show
  • Horse Show at Posse Grounds
May
  • Bridgeport Lions Organ and Eye Bank Golf Tournament
  • First Saturday of the month, Cruise Night in Decatur
  • Preservation Week sponsored by Main Street
  • Memorial Day Celebration by Military Organization
June
  • First Saturday of the month, Cruise Night in Decatur
  • Kids Fishing Derby
  • Runaway Bay Chamber of Commerce Auction and Barbecue to benefit the Runaway Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Chamber of Commerce and Home and Property Owners Association
  • Chico Volunteer Fire Department Barbecue
  • Alvord Pioneer Celebration
  • Decatur Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
  • Chisholm Trail Days and National Bull Riders Rodeo In Decatur
July
  • Saturday closest to July 4 Fireworks Display sponsored by the Runaway Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department Fund-raiser
  • Second Saturday in July, Butterfield Stage Days, Parade and Rodeo by Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce
  • Third Saturday Eighter from Decatur Motorcycle Rally and Poker Run by Main Street in Downtown Decatur
  • Wise County Old Settlers Reunion
August
  • First Saturday of the month, Cruise Night in Decatur
  • Supper on the Grounds in Alvord
  • First Saturday after school starts Cub Scout Splash and Dash at Runaway Bay Pool
September
  • First Saturday of the month, Cruise Night in Decatur
  • Wise County Sheriffs Posse Rodeo at Sheriffs Posse Rodeo Grounds
  • Decatur Airport Open House
  • Wise County Roundup in Rhome by South Wise County Chamber of Commerce
  • Second Saturday City-wide Garage Sale in Decatur
  • Decatur Chamber Membership Luncheon
  • Coal Miner’s Days sponsored by Bridgeport Historical Society
October
  • Bridgeport Lions Fall Golf Tournament
  • First Saturday of the month, Cruise Night in Decatur
  • The Greenwood Fall Festival in Greenwood
  • Decatur Farm and Toy Tractor Show
  • Chicofest sponsored by Chico Chamber of Commerce
  • Country Fair sponsored by Main Street in Downtown Decatur
  • Decatur Chamber of Commerce Auction
  • Pumpkinfest sponsored by Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce
November
  • Wise County Fall Out, November 7-8
  • Pre-war Swap Meet sponsored by Decatur Chamber of Commerce
  • 1st and 2nd Saturday, Wise County Fall Out at Heritage Museum
  • Opening Day Hunters Roundup at the National Grasslands in Alvord
  • Friday after Thanksgiving, Shopping Frenzy sponsored by Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce and “Lucky Seven” in Decatur
  • Veterans Day Celebration by Military Organization
December
  • Moonlight Madness and Lighted Evening Parade, Decatur Chamber of Commerce
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Christmas Parade, Chico Chamber of Commerce
  • Bridgeport Lighted Christmas Parade
To have your event listed, call the Wise County Messenger (940-627-5987) or call:
  • Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce - Ann Scott (940) 683-2076
  • Chico Chamber of Commerce - Beverly Simms (940) 644-5177
  • Decatur Chamber of Commerce - Misty Hudson (940) 627-3107
  • Decatur Main Street - Frieda Davis (940) 627-2741
  • Runaway Bay Chamber of Commerce - Norma Coble (940) 575-4525
  • South Wise County Chamber of Commerce - Bob Salinas (817) 638-2855
  • Wise County Historical Commission - Rosalie Gregg (940) 627-3732