- March 1 - April 14, 20172017 Small Business Person of the Year
March- Nomination Forms sent out and business chosen. All nominations must be completed and turned into the Chamber office by noon on Friday, April 14, 2017 to be considered for the 2017 award program. The recipient from this Chamber will be recognized, along with those from surrounding Chambers, during a reception to be held in April. Date:TBA.
- April 8, 20172017 Easter Egg Hunt
The Groves Chamber of Commerce & Tourist Center's 24th Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in West Groves Park located at 5649 W. Washington in Groves. Ages 3 and under, 4 & 5 years old, and 6 & 7 years old. Peter Cottontail will make an appearance and there will be prizes for the children. Refreshments will be served.
- May 31 - July 12, 20172017 Groves Pecan Festival Queen's Scholarship Pageant Sign-Up
Sign up for this year's Groves Pecan Festival Queen's Scholarship Pageant will begin on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and end on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Catagories go by grade. Each catagory will be limited to 15 contestants. Once a catagory is filled, no more applications will be accepted. This year's pageant will be held on Saturday, September 16th.
- October 26-29, 20172017 Groves Pecan Festival
The date of the 2017 Groves Pecan Festival has been moved back one week and will now fall on the last weekend of October (Thursday – Sunday, October 26, 27, 28, 29).
- October 28, 20172017 Groves Pecan Festival Parade
The 2017 Groves Pecan Festival Parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 28th. Line up will begin 8:30 a.m.
- November 19, 20172017 Christmas Tree Trail to Groves
On Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 1-5 p.m., the Groves Chamber of Commerce & Tourist Center will sponsor the Annual Christmas Tree Trail to Groves celebration. The community is invited to join the Chamber in ushering in the Christmas Season with this exciting promotion. This special event is an opportunity for you to tour and see the newest in Christmas decorations, gifts, holiday attire, food, ideas, etc.
- December 1, 2017Lighting of the City Christmas Tree and An Old Fashioned Christmas in Groves
Please join us on December 1, 2017 for the Lighting of the City Christmas Tree and An Old Fashioned Christmas in Groves. The tree lighting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Celebration Park, located at 4411 Lincoln Ave. After the lighting of the tree, we will move to downtown Lincoln Ave. where there will be free crafts for the children. There will also be vendors selling a variety of food and drinks.
- December 2, 20172017 Lighted Christmas Parade
The Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The parade starts at Cleveland, goes straight down 39th St., ending at Gulf Ave., Groves.