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Eagle Pass

Feast of Sharing

Nov. 24

This is a Thanksgiving dinner open to all. ...

Candy Cane Christmas Parade

Dec. 6

Enjoy a parade down Main Street with lighted floats. ...

Festival of Lights Ceremony

Dec. 6

While the main attraction is the Christmas lights being turned on, there are also musical performanc...

Christmas on Main

Dec. 19

The ninth annual celebration is a local tradition with live performances, food, music, and entertain...

Maverick County Junior Livestock Show and Sale

Jan. 19-25

This show and sale features the Western Queen Pageant, sixth annual Chuy Sanchez Memorial Cowboy Bre...

Edinburg

Night of Lights Festival and Night Parade

Dec. 6

Individuals, local businesses, community groups, youth organizations, and others get together to sho...

Fiesta Edinburg and Parade

Feb. 20-23

Edinburg Chamber's largest annual celebration is not only a big party, but it also honors an importa...

Goliad

Christmas in Goliad

Dec. 6-7

Hosted by the Goliad Historical Commission and Market House Museum, attractions include arts and cra...

Christmas Rendezvous and Trade Fair

Dec. 7-8

On the first Saturday of December period craftsmen, artisans, and re-enactors gather on the grounds ...

Market Days

Dec. 14

This market has vendors placed around the beautiful courthouse square. The vendors and variety chang...

Laredo

Laredo Birding Festival

Feb. 5-8

This festival highlights over 200 species of spectacular birds. Laredo is a dynamic city that bridge...

Mcallen

Christmas Tree Forest

Nov. 23-Jan. 5

See a forest of Christmas trees decorated by classes and clubs in the theme of Nostalgic Christmas i...

Cadette Girl Scouts: Designing Robots

Nov. 24

Become an engineer as you discover how technology and robotics impact the world. This workshop meets...

Workshop: Young Adventurers—My Artist Apron

Dec. 3

Young Adventurers are early childhood workshops that introduce young scientists and artists to basic...

Homeschool Days: Foundations of Art

Dec. 4

These special workshops explore STEM concepts for K-12th graders. With Foundations of Art, elementar...

Workshop: Young Adventurers—Super Stacker

Jan. 7

Young Adventurers are early childhood workshops that introduce young scientists and artists to basic...

Homeschool Days: Robotics

Jan. 8

These special workshops explore STEM concepts for K-12th graders. With Robotics, elementary students...

Winter Texan Expo

Jan. 14-15

The largest Winter Texan Expo in South Texas, shop over 200 vendors with 10,000 attendees. You can g...

Webelos Workshop: Earth Rocks!

Jan. 18

Become a geologist as you hunt for rocks, learn about geological features in the Rio Grande Valley, ...

Daisy Girl Scouts: Space Science Explorer

Jan. 19

Put on your astronaut suit and get ready to explore the sun, the moon, and the stars. Learn how to u...

Junior Girl Scouts: Drawing

Jan. 25

Explore the world of drawing as you learn about different drawing techniques and styles. Then, prese...

Homeschool Days: Life Science

Feb. 5

These special workshops explore STEM concepts for K-12th graders. With Life Science, elementary stud...

Cadette Girl Scouts: Book Artist

Feb. 15

View the collection of antique books, learn about bookbinding, and mend a book. This workshop covers...

Cadette Girl Scouts: Outdoor Art Apprentice

Feb. 29

Be inspired by nature as you create art outdoors, learn about female artists, and experiment with na...

San Antonio

Saturday Night Rodeo

Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

This rodeo in the San Antonio suburb of Bulverde features all types of Texas entertainment, from liv...

Stand-Up Comedy: Lewis Black

Nov. 21

Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated ...

International Peace Market/Mercado de Paz

Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Celebrating the tradition of open-air markets, the Mercado de Paz brings people together as communit...

Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

Dec. 5-22

Sing in the holidays by caroling with friends and family from a boat on the River Walk. Celebrate th...

Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

Dec. 6-22

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Anto...

Alamo Lights

Dec. 6-29

Join along for the third annual Alamo Lights ceremony, where the lights on the grounds of the Alamo ...

Fiesta de las Luminarias

Dec. 6-8, 13-15, 20-21

Starting at dusk, stroll along the banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 2,000 luminari...

A Homemade Christmas at the Alamo

Dec. 7

Join the Alamo to explore what the holiday season would have looked like on the Texas frontier. This...

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Dec. 7-8

This popular marathon and half marathon in the Alamo City includes an expo and live music with headl...

Holiday Artisan Show

Dec. 13-15

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to artisans who are anxious to share i...

Deutsche Weihnachtsfeier

Dec. 15

The Weihnachtsfeier simply tells the Christmas story entirely in the German language through scriptu...


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