Lufkin's Bistro

SAVE THE DATE: October 5th, 2019

Angelina County AirFest & Lufkin’s Bistro: It’s a perfect pairing of great times and great deals!

Make it a full weekend of family fun! It all starts with Angelina County AirFest, a world-class air show featuring aerobatic pilots, war birds and more. That evening the adults can wine and dine under the stars at Lufkin’s Bistro while the kids enjoy special activities at Changing Lives Dance Studio. Add in some special discounts for out-of-town guests and you have a weekend getaway that offers something for all ages.

Out-of-town guests have two ways to save! Those who attend both events can get special $8 tickets to AirFest, and those who book a hotel room that weekend can get 50% off Bistro tickets. Mention Lufkin’s Bistro when making hotel reservations to receive special group rates. Call 936-633-0359 for more information and to reserve tickets to each event.

ANGELINA COUNTY AIRFEST: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Angelina County Airport

The third annual Angelina County AirFest will feature aerial performances, displays, souvenirs, food vendors and more. Pilots will include Kyle Franklin performing unlimited aerobatics in “Dracula,” his purpose-built biplane; Jeremy Holt, a U.S. Air Force bomber pilot instructor performing an acro routine; Kate Kyer, one of the few female aerobatic pilots in the U.S., flying her Pitts Special; Justin Lewis, a U.S. Navy fighter pilot instructor who flies the world’s smallest jet; and Randy Ball, who will demonstrate the speed and maneuverability of a Russian MIG17 fighter at low altitudes. Pilot Beth Jenkins will offer rides in “Devil Dog,” a B25 Mitchell Bomber, before the show, and the ReMax Skydiving team will bring in the flag during the national anthem. Guests will get a chance to get close to the planes and meet the pilots. 

Regular AirFest tickets are $15 for ages 12 and up; $8 for seniors over 65 and military with proper I.D.; $10 for ages 6-11; and kids 5 and under are free. VIP seating, including snacks water and soft drinks, is available for $25 a ticket. General admission and VIP tickets are available at the Angelina County Chamber of Commerce, the Angelina County Airport and Austin Bank. Call 936-633-0359 to purchase the AirFest/Bistro package and receive discounted AirFest tickets for $8.

Profits from this event will benefit the Toys for Tots campaigns in Angelina and Trinity Counties.     

LUFKIN’S BISTRO: 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, in downtown Lufkin

This annual tasting event offers an elegant, entertaining evening on the downtown streets as Lufkin’s finest chefs showcase their tastiest cuisine paired with an incredible selection of wines and craft beers from across the globe. Dance the night away to live music and get in some late-night shopping with our downtown merchants. 

Tickets are $40 per person or $350 for a reserved table of eight. Out-of-town guests can get 50% off their ticket price by showing a hotel confirmation number at the time of purchase. For ticket information, call 936-633-0359 or come go by the Lufkin Convention and Visitor’s Bureau offices at 300 E. Shepherd. You must be 21 or older to attend. In case of rain, the event will take place at the George H. Henderson, Jr. Exposition Center.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES: 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, Changing Lives Dance Studio, downtown Lufkin

The Texas Forestry Museum is providing special activities for ages 3 and up. Tickets are $7 a child and include pizza, arts and crafts, dance sessions with a Changing Lives dance instructor and a movie. Call 936-633-0359 to reserve tickets.




Hotels Offering Special Rates for Lufkin's Bistro:


 Courtyard Marriot

 2130 S. First Street
 King or Double Queen Standard



 Sleep Inn/ MainStay Suites

 2409 N. Timberland Drive
 King or Double Queen Standard




 La Quinta

 2119 S. First Street, Lufkin
 $62/Night for Double Queen
 $72/Night for King Standard



 Best Western Plus Crown Colony Inn & Suites

3211 S. First Street, Lufkin
King or Double Queen Standard



Hampton Inn & Suites

4400 S. First Street, Lufkin
King or Double Queen Standard



Holiday Inn & Suites

4404 S. First Street, Lufkin
King or Double Queen Standard




*Call each hotel directly in advance to book. When making reservations please mention the Lufkin's Bistro Rate to receive the special group rates. Discounted rates are based upon availability. Special negotiated rates preclude other offers. Remember these rates are based upon availability and are subject to change.






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300 E. Shepherd Street • Lufkin, TX, 75901
Phone: 936.633.0349 • Fax: 936.634.8726
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