Passport Challenge

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There’s lots to do in the View! The City of Longview, Visit Longview and Arts!Longview challenge you to attend our great events, performances, museums, and destinations throughout the year. Earn a stamp on your passport at each event or destination, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win great Longview-themed prizes at the end of the year. 

Passport Challenge Begins: Saturday, January 13, 2024

How to participate:*

1. Attend select Longview events and destinations in 2024 to get a passport.  Paid admission may be required at some destinations and events.
2. Earn a stamp at each event or venue. The more stamps you get, the more prize drawing entries you’ll earn at the end of the year. 

  • Complete 12 stamps, get 1 drawing entry OR
  • Complete 20 stamps, get 20 drawing entries OR
  • Complete 30 stamps, get 30 drawing entries OR
  • Complete 40 stamps, get 40 drawing entries  

3. Check this website for new and bonus stamp opportunities throughout the year. 

4. Submit your completed passport by December 31, 2024 at Visit Longview Marketplace, 109 W. Tyler St. 

5. Limit one passport per person. Minimum age: 16. 

Grand Prize: Hot Air Balloon Ride for 2 people plus $100 gift card to local restaurant. 
Additional Prizes: Local gift cards, show tickets, museum memberships, gift baskets, and more. Stay tuned as additional prizes are announced.

*No purchase necessary to receive prize entry by visiting free events or destinations as noted. However ticket purchase may be required at some venues and events. Eligible shows, events, and destinations are SUBJECT TO CHANGE without notice. Ticket purchase of tickets may be required at events and attractions to earn stamps. 

Longview Symphony

Catch a Show:

Earn a stamp by attending a select show at one of these great partners. Please note that not all shows offered through the organization may be eligible for a stamp. Check back throughout the year for newly added opportunities.

ArtsView Children’s Theatre

  • March: Oliver
  • June: Girl in the White Pinafore
  • July: Tarzan
  • Additional events to be announced

East Texas Symphonic Band

  • April 15 concert at Belcher Center
  • May 20 concert in the park (FREE event)
  • October concert at Belcher Center
  • December concert at Belcher Center

LeTourneau University Belcher Center

  • March 10: RaeLynn**
  • March 22: Zach Williams - A Hundred Highways Tour**
  • Fall Season - To be Announced

Longview Symphony

  • April 27: DC vs Marval Concert
  • Additional events to be announced

Theatre Longview

  • February 22 - 25: Harvey
  • March 23: Duck Duck Moose Improv Show
  • May 9 - 12: Playhouse Creatures
  • August 2 - 11: Little Shop of Horrors
  • July 5 - 6: Laugh Out Longview Improv Festival
  • Additional events to be announced
Gregg County Historical Museum Front

Visit a museum or arboretum:

Earn a stamp by visiting one of these great locations during open hours. Entry ticket purchase may be required. 

Gregg County Historical Museum

Longview Arboretum and Nature Center

Longview Museum of Fine Arts (Free)

Longview World of Wonders

Library exterior with balloon

Discover a city facility

Earn a stamp by visiting one of these great locations during open hours. 

Broughton Recreation Center

Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center

Longview Public Library

Visit Longview Marketplace

Raised Hands

Attend an event

Visit one of these events to earn a stamp.  Upcoming events are listed below. More events will be added throughout the year.  Unless otherwise noted, the stamp location will be at the main entry gate or the Visit Longview booth at each event.


Saturday, February 24: Grace Pettis LIVE @ LMFA

Saturday, February 24: Little Big Techs - Downtown Longview

Saturday, February 24: Kid's Fishing Day at Teague Park


BONUS EVENT: Saturday, March 2: Chilled Longview Arboretum and Nature Center

Wednesday, March 13: Kite Festival at Lear Park

BONUS EVENT:  March 11-15: Spring Break at the Longview Public Library

Saturday, March 23:  Strut Your Mutt


Saturday, April 6:  Dalton Days

Saturday, April 13: Chautauqua Festival

BONUS EVENT:  April 19: Christie Len'ee concert at Longview Museum of Fine Arts


Sunday, May 5:  Cinco de Mayo at the Arboretum


Friday, June 14 - Saturday, June 15:  Great Texas Balloon Race at Longview Convention Complex

Saturday, June 15: Juneteenth at Broughton Recreation Center


Thursday, July 4:  Fireworks and Freedom Celebration

Seasonal / Multiple Dates:

Fridays in April, May, September and October:  Downtown Live 

Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter:  ArtWalk

Select Thursdays in April, May, September and October:  Roots Music Concerts at Arboretum 

More events and details to be added soon!