3 months ago

By Nederland Heritage Festival

Pageant Weekend
February 4 & 5

All pageants will be held the weekend of February 4 & 5 in the Central Middle School Auditorium.  

Applications are NOW AVAILABLE for all categories.
Entry fee is $60 for the month of October.
Entry fee is $75 for the month of November
Deadline for all entries is November 19 by 5pm.
*Contestants must still RESIDE in NISD*

Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from contestants, our office or at the door.
We look forward to seeing you in the audience cheering on your family and friends! 


Miss Nederland (16, 17 & 18 YO)

Junior Miss (13, 14 & 15 YO)

Young Miss (11 & 12 YO)

Petite Miss (9 & 10 YO)

Little Miss (7 & 8 YO)

Tiny Miss (5 & 6 YO)

Tiny Princess (3 & 4 YO)

Miss Tiny Tot (1 & 2 YO)

Master Tiny Tot (1 & 2 YO BOYS)

Fun Run 2022

3 months ago

Sunday, March 6, 2022


  • Application
  • Held at Bulldog Stadium
  • Bib pickup: 11:30-1:30 pm
  • Late Registration: Noon 
  • First Race Starts at 2:00 pm
  • Pre-registration $20
  • Same day registration $25

Chili Cook-Off

3 months ago

CHILI Cook-Off

Saturday, March 19, 2022


  • Get a team together and join the fun!
  •  It's a great way to support the community.
  •  Inexpensive advertisement and increased visibility 
    of your new or existing business.
  • Fun for you, your employees, family and friends!


  • Booth set up starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • Cooking begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Judging starts at noon.


Sign up today! Limited number of team spots available. 

Download the Chili Cook-Off Rules, Instructions and Application form here. Mail them in or drop them by our office. 

Applications must be received by the NHF office by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the event.  Questions? Call 409.724.2269

By Nederland Heritage Festival

Craft and Collectible Market

3 months ago

The Nederland Heritage Festival has one of the largest and friendliest craft and collectible markets in the area and is host to more than 120 vendors and craftsmen. Our craft and collectible market is located in the bus barn and around the administration building of the Nederland Independent School District. The concrete area and shell covering make it easy to maneuver strollers and wheelchairs. 

MARCH 19 & 20, 2022

The market is open on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m and on Sunday from noon until 5:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing all of the neat items and shopping for unique gifts! 

For more information, contact Laura Patterson at 409-748-0840.

Click Here For New Vendor Application 

Washer Tournament

3 months ago

By Nederland Heritage Festival

  • 2 man teams will compete for prizes on Sunday, March 20th in Tex Ritter Park.
  • Registration will begin at 1 pm for $20 per team. 
  • Tournament will begin at 2 pm.

Click here to enter!

Car & Motorcycle Show

3 months ago

By Nederland Heritage Festival

  • Held Saturday, March 19th on Boston Avenue between 14th & 15th street. 
  • Begins at 9 am and lasts until approximately 1 pm. 
  • Awards presented.
  • Guidelines and Application

Crawfish Races

3 months ago

By Nederland Heritage Festival

Crawfish races will be held Sunday, March 20th in front of the NHF stage. 

10 heats with a winner in each heat to compete for the Grand Championship. 

Registration begins at 11 a.m. for $5. 

First heat will begin at noon. 

Treasure Hunt

3 months ago

The treasure hunt begins Monday, March 14th. 

New clues will be posted daily at the Nederland Police Station until the treasure is found or until Saturday, March 19th. A bonus clue will be posted on Saturday, March 19th @ noon. 

There are NO DAILY PRIZES but there is a grand prize of $500.

By Nederland Heritage Festival

Art & Photography Show

3 months ago

By Nederland Heritage Festival

Held Saturday, March 19th at the Nederland Police Station from 9 am- 4 pm.


3 months ago

By Nederland Heritage Festival

Our annual parade is Saturday, March 19. 

Lineup begins at 9 am and parade begins at 10 am. 
Parade Route: Nederland Ave at 21st Street to 12th Street to Boston Ave. 

Entry Fee: $5 by Tuesday, March 15th.
$10 after Tuesday, March 15th. 
Deadline for all entries: Thursday, March 17th.