Local Attractions


Throughout the four-day celebration, April 5-8, 2024, organizations, hospitality and retail businesses in Sulphur Springs, TX will be ready to welcome you to Hopkins County to view more than four minutes of totality during the 2024 Total Eclipse. 

Check out some of our Local Attractions below! 

Downtown Sulphur Springs, Texas, is a charming and vibrant hub that captures the essence of small-town America. Nestled in Hopkins County, this historic district boasts a delightful blend of old-world architecture, quaint shops, and inviting eateries. Visitors can immerse themselves in the town’s rich heritage while exploring its friendly community and enjoying a relaxed atmosphere.
Welcome to Solar-bration Plaza (also known as Celebration Plaza), the heart of downtown, hosting a myriad of events year-round. From family movie nights and bustling markets to lively concerts, there’s always something exciting happening in this vibrant space. Join us and experience the diverse array of activities and entertainment it has to offer.
Explore the vibrant shopping scene of Sulphur Springs, boasting a wide range of locally owned stores. From one-of-a-kind boutiques to specialized shops, Sulphur Springs offers a diverse selection to satisfy the whole family’s preferences. Embrace the unique finds and support the local community while enjoying a fulfilling shopping experience.
The Hopkins County Veterans Memorial stands as a solemn tribute to the brave men and women who have served their country. Located downtown, it honors the sacrifices and valor of local veterans, serving as a place of reflection and gratitude for the community.
Cooper Lake State Park in Texas offers a breathtaking escape to nature’s beauty. Nestled amid lush woodlands and rolling hills, this expansive park features two reservoirs, Cooper Lake and Doctors Creek, providing a scenic backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you seek camping adventures, fishing excursions, hiking trails, or simply a serene spot to relax, Cooper Lake State Park has it all. With its diverse wildlife, tranquil waters, and captivating landscapes, visitors can immerse themselves in the wonders of the great outdoors, making unforgettable memories with family and friends.
The Southwest Dairy Museum, located in Sulphur Springs, Texas, is a destination that celebrates the rich heritage of dairy farming. Through interactive exhibits and educational displays, visitors can explore the evolution of the dairy industry, from traditional milking methods to modern-day practices. This engaging museum offers a unique opportunity to learn about the importance of dairy in our daily lives and its impact on local communities.
VR Social is an exciting virtual reality experience where you can immerse yourself in thrilling virtual worlds and connect with friends in a whole new way. Step into a realm of endless possibilities and unforgettable adventures, all while enjoying a social and interactive atmosphere that will leave you wanting more.
Unleash your inner lumberjack at Axe Throwing, a thrilling attraction located inside the Northeast Texas Gellyball Family Fun Center. Test your accuracy and skill as you hurl axes towards the target, making for an adrenaline-pumping experience that promises unforgettable moments of friendly competition.

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