Grapeland Economic Development Corporation

Grapeland Chamber of Commerce



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Grapeland’s Peanut Festival each year is a harvest celebration in October to highlight Grapeland’s agricultural industry – past and present.


Grapeland Drive Thru Safari on the northern edge of Grapeland is a must stop as it features a drive through a fenced natural environment for many rare species.


Houston County Lake is located a short distance southwest of Grapeland and it covers about 1500 acres and offers the opportunity for near-by camping, fishing, and boating.


Mission Tejas State Park, east of Grapeland was constructed in 1935 as a commemorative representation of Mission San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in the province of Texas, which was established in 1690.


Salmon Lake Park is home to two of the largest Bluegrass festivals in Texas that features bluegrass bands from all over the country performing the very best gospel music.

Welcome to the Grapeland, Watermelon Capital of East Texas. Grapeland and the surrounding area is the place for music, fun, recreation and relaxation. Grapeland is centrally located and easily reached from Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio. There is much to see and do year round while enjoying the small town charm and hospitality.

The Grapeland Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization dedicated to serving Grapeland, regional businesses and community prosperity through advocacy, access to leaders, economic development, connectivity and business education

The Grapeland Chamber of Commerce is committed to building solid partnerships with its member businesses, the city of Grapeland, Houston County, and the local public school districts. As an advocate for business, we strive to create a healthy economy while at the same time preserving the quality of life we all enjoy.

The Chamber is comprised of a diverse group of people who share a passion for conducting business in Grapeland and getting involved in the community. The opportunities for involvement are as diverse as our member base. To learn more about the Chamber and how you can get involved, please see our website for more details or email us


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