King Puck

The Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Annual King Puck Contest at the Houston County Fair.

When:  Saturday, September 17 at 5:00pm.

Winner receives the title of “King Puck” with a ribbon and may be asked to represent Houston County Fair at various events during the year including the Irish Celebration Parade in March.

A Health Certificate (vet check) is required and will be paid for by the Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce.  Judging will be on beauty/handsomeness, accessories, personality/mannerisms, and audience response.

HC Legislative Body Meetings

The Houston County Legislative meetings have been scheduled at the Houston County Courthouse, unless otherwise indicated.


Wednesday, September 14    6:00pm   Legislative Body Working Session

Monday, September 19     6:00pm   Legislative Body Meeting


All meetings are open to the general public and will be streamed live on the Houston County TN Government
YouTube Channel for the public to view.

Sweet Tea & Southern Art

The Houston County Arts Council presents the “Sweet Tea & Southern Art” exhibit. This exhibit will be back in Erin for its tenth year. The event hosts local artists, adult and youth, from Houston and surrounding counties.  It will be held on Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27 from 10:00am til 4:00pm and on Sunday, August 28 from 12:30pm til 4:00pm.  It will be at the Erin Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 4793 E. Main St. (at the corner of Main and Hill Streets).




On June 18, from 9:00am to 12:00noon, come out and join the
Houston County Lions Club at their annual Fly-In and Cruise-In
at Southernaire Restuarant & Motel. 

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Irish Day 2022

The 60th Annual Wearin’ of the Green Irish Day Parade and Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on March 19, 2022.  Our Irish Day Celebration is often listed as one of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the United States!  A complete Schedule of Events is available here.

The proceeds from the paid parking in Betsy Ligon Park will benefit programs at the Erin Church of the Nazarene and the paid parking near Bethesda Mission donations benefit the Lions Club as you visit on Irish Day.  

Information on participating in the 2022 Irish Day is available here. If you wish to be in the Grand Parade, applications are available here.  The Leprechaun Parade will go from the Erin Nazarene Church to the Courthouse.  Please check here for more vendor information.

Farmers & Artisan Market

farmers market

Join us for the Houston County Farmers and Artisan Market for 2021!!

Sponsored by the Houston County Area Chamber of Commerce, the Houston County Farmers & Artisan market highlights locally grown fruits, produce , small livestock,  honey, baked goods, preserves and Artisan Crafts.  The Market runs every Saturday from 9:00am to 3:00pm beginning on May 1.