198 & Highway 175
Mabank, TX 75147
Phone: (903) 887-0680
Fax: (903) 887-0464
One of the busiest venues in the county, the Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex is located a little away from the center of the city of Athens, on the Highway 31. A multi-purpose facility, it hosts a range of events, like rodeo shows, horse shows, dog shows, trade shows, concerts and benefits. The complex has, in all, three arenas, with the biggest accommodating 4500 spectators. See the website for more information on upcoming events and other details.
85 Speedway is a 0.25-mile (0.40 kilometer) oval dirt race track in Ennis. This clay track is popular among amateur racers and professionals alike. It hosts an array of races, sports and social events, as well as workshop. Classes are offered to children as young as 11 years old.