Discover Childress

Childress, Texas is an economically progressive center of commerce for the southeastern Texas Panhandle and its small-town atmosphere makes it a fantastic place in which to raise a family.  With a healthy mix of retail business, service industries, and governmental agencies, Childress is strategically positioned at the intersections of United States Highways 287, 83 and 62. As such, over 20,000 vehicles travel through town each day and the highway brings people from all over the country. Come discover and explore our beautiful community.

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Calendar of Events

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd

5K COLOR RUN & 1-MILE RUN/WALK

7:30 AM Registration | 8 AM Start Time

Fair Park Pavillion

$20 Entry Fee (2 t-shirts, 2 color packs & snowcone). Proceeds go toward the Childress High School anti-bullying campaign.

Click HERE to view the event poster.

Click HERE to download a registration form.

GOLF AT STONEY RIDGE GOLF COURSE

HOLE IN ONE GRAND PRIZE

8 AM to 6 PM

910 FM 2530

Includes a discount on fees and a chance for a Hole in One Prize of a brand new car! Click HERE to find out more!

WINE TASTING

10 AM to 5 PM

501 Winery | 109 Avenue E NW

(940) 937-8155

COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM

10 AM to 5 PM

210 3rd Street NW

Learn the history of Childress Airfield during WWII

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INTERACTIVE SIMULATORS

10 AM

Childress County Heritage Museum

MEET AUTHOR STEW MAGNUSON

11 AM

Childress County Heritage Museum

Author of the Series 'The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down US Route 83

Click HERE for more information.

ACTIVITIES & LUNCH AT THE MUSEUM

11 AM | Lunch Served at 12 PM

210 3rd Street NW

Scheduled Kids Activities

ROCKIN THE BRICKS BLOCK PARTY

7 PM to 10 PM

200 Block of Main Street

Enjoy live music by the Local Nobodys, food and a corn hole tournament! $15 admission.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th

EARLY MORNING CHURCH SERVICE

8 AM

Fair Park | 301 Avenue

GOLF AT STONEY RIDGE GOLF COURSE

HOLE IN ONE GRAND PRIZE

8 AM to 6 PM

910 FM 2530

Includes a discount on fees and a chance for a Hole in One Prize of a brand new car! Click HERE to find out more!

WINE TASTING

10 AM to 5 PM

501 Winery | 109 Avenue E NW

(940) 937-8155

COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM

10 AM to 5 PM

210 3rd Street NW

Learn the history of Childress Airfield during WWII

BALL DROP SPONSORED BY APOLLO MEDFLIGHT 

1 PM

Stoney Ridge Golf Course | 910 FM 2530

Join us for a Golf Ball Drop sponsored by Apollo MedFlight. It will cost you $10 per ball to participate. You can purchase tickets August 2nd and 3rd from 8 am to 1 pm at Stoney Ridge Golf Course or the Childress Chamber. Proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1st

 

GOLF AT STONEY RIDGE GOLF COURSE

8 AM to 6 PM

910 FM 2530

Includes a discount on fees.

WINE TASTING

10 AM to 5 PM

501 Winery | 109 Avenue E NW

(940) 937-8155

COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM

10 AM to 5 PM

210 3rd Street NW

Learn the history of Childress Airfield during WWII

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2nd

GOLF AT STONEY RIDGE GOLF COURSE

8 AM to 6 PM

910 FM 2530

Includes a discount on fees.

WINE TASTING

10 AM to 5 PM

501 Winery | 109 Avenue E NW

(940) 937-8155

COUNTY HERITAGE MUSEUM

10 AM to 5 PM

210 3rd Street NW

Learn the history of Childress Airfield during WWII

LIVE MUSIC, SMORES, STAR-WATCHING & KIDS ACTIVITIES

7 PM to 11 PM

Fair Park | 301 Avenue

Free to the Public. Music by 6 Mile Out.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Points of Interest

SITE SEEING

501 WINERY

109 Avenue E  NW

(806) 937-8155

ARMSTRONG PARK (501 ENGINE PARK)

FROM 287: Turn South on Main, go 5 blocks to Avenue A. Turn West.

CHILDRESS CO. HERITAGE MUSEUM

210 3rd Street NW

(940) 937-2261

CHILDRESS FAIR PARK

301 Avenue I NW

CHILDRESS VETERANS MEMORIAL

Childress County Courthouse

100 Ave. E NW

CHILDRESS VISITORS CENTER

100 Avenue F NW

(940) 937-2567

THE PALACE THEATRE

206 N. Main Street

(940) 247-2346

STONEY RIDGE GOLF COUSE

910 FM 2350

(940) 937-2481

LODGING

AMERICAN INN

1410 Ave. F NW

BUDGET LODGE

1804 Ave. F NW

CHILDRESS INN

2804 Ave. F NW

DAYS INN

2220 Ave. F NW

HAMPTON INN & SUITES

400 Madison Ave.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

3001 Ave. F NW

MOTEL 6

1612 Ave. F NW

QUALITY INN

2004 Ave. F NW

RED ROOF INN

1801 Ave. F NW

SUPER 8

411 Ave. F NE

TRADEWINDS MOTEL

2014 Ave. F NW

SHOPPING

AMAZING GRACE ANTIQUES

510 2nd Street

BALLYHOO GIFTS, EXPRESSO & PIE

805 Ave. F NW

 

GORDON'S FURNITURE

226 Commerce Street

HOPE 4 U THRIFT STORE

221 MAIN STREET

ISPA

507 Ave. I NW

JUSTIN BOOT FACTORY

700 Ave. F NW

LOTT HOME CENTER

800 Ave. F NW

RUSTIC CREATIONS

300 Ave. F NW

SISTER S SALON & BOUTIQUE

237 Main Street

SNYDER STEEL / LEMAY BOUTIQUE

3200 Ave. F NW

THE CORNER OF INSIDE OUT

300 Commerce Street

THE TRADING POST & LOAN

1500 Ave. F NW

THE 501 WINERY

109 Ave. E NW

TRACTOR SUPPLY

2211 Ave. F NW

VERIZON OF CHILDRESS

2004 Ave. G NW

DADDY'S

107 Ave. F NE

WALMART OF CHILDRESS

2801 Ave. F NW

WESTERN EQUIPMENT

7769 Highway 287

DINING

ARBY'S

2301 Ave. F NW

DAIRY QUEEN

900 Ave. F NW

DAWSON'S FAMILY RESTAURANT

1709 Ave. F NW

GARIBALDI'S RESTAURANT

136 Main Street

GOLDEN CHICK

1910 Ave. F NW

GOLDEN DRAGON

200 Ave. F NW

GRILL ON THE GREEN

910 Farm to Market 3031

KRISPY KRUNCH CHICKEN

107 Ave. F NE

JT'S DRIVE IN

406 Ave. F NW

MCDONALD'S

2111 Ave. F NW

PIZZA HUT

1209 Ave. F NW

SONIC DRIVE-IN

2001 Ave. F NW

THAI KITCHEN

1602 Ave. F NW

THE PLAZA RESTAURANT

1501 Ave. F. NW

SUBWAY

204 Ave. F NW

TOP NOTCH BBQ

211 Ave. F NW

UNITED SUPERMARKET DELI

2105 Ave. F NW

How to Find Us

Discover the rich heritage of communities along the Texas Veterans Memorial Highway while enjoying dozens of exciting, family-friendly pitstops along the way! A full calendar of events is on tap for Childress, Wellington, Shamrock, Wheeler and Canadian. Mark your calendars now for August 1-4, 2019!

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