Palestine has more buildings in the National Register of Historic Places than any Texas city except Galveston. Eilenberger's Bakery is known as the oldest bakery in Texas, and the historic Texas Theatre hosts a variety of productions yearly. Art Tracks Sculpture Tours along Main Street take place weekly Thursday-Sunday. Davey Dogwood Park, on North Link Street, celebrates the annual Texas Dogwood Trails festival late March-early April. Other annual events include the Hot Pepper Festival in October, The Polar Express™ Train Ride in November-December, The Taste of New Orleans: Mardi Gras Celebration in February, and 1836 Chuckwagon Race on Texas Independence Day.