The Pedernales River through Pedernales Falls State Park

Hill Country

With a bounty of small towns, sparkling lakes and rivers, and wildflower-splashed pastures in spring, the Hill Country has inspired countless road trips for Texas travelers.

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Upcoming Events

"Fashion Forward"

Dec. 21, 2019-April 12, 2020

Fashion takes center stage in this exhibition showcasing the history of style in Texas, particularly...

Guided Tours of Jacob's Well Natural Area

Dec. 14-April 25

Free guided tours are offered every second and fourth Saturday of every month October through April....

This Light of Ours

Feb. 15-May 31

The Bullock Museum presents This Light of Ours: Activist Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, a...

Ed Ruscha

Jan. 11-July 12

The iconic American artist and pioneer of the Pop Art movement, whose career spans 60 years, debuts ...

Gabriel García Márquez

Feb. 1-July 19

The Ransom Center digs into its collection for "The Making of a Global Writer," an exhibition featur...

MOMIX in Concert

April 7

Through its trademark use of magical lighting and imagery, MOMIX transports audiences from their eve...

The Bellamy Brothers in Concert

May 1

Howard and David Bellamy continue to prove that the trail they’ve ridden to fame has been as uniqu...

Old Gruene Market Days

April 18-19

Held every month except January for over 30 years, Old Gruene Market Days features more than 100 art...

Old Gruene Market Days

May 16-17

Held every month except January for over 30 years, Old Gruene Market Days features more than 100 art...

Redmond O'Toole in Concert

April 11

Irish classical guitarist Redmond O'Toole is in town, all the way from the Emerald Isle, to perform ...

Monster Jam

April 18-19

The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world returns to Austin for anothe...

SoloDuo in Concert

April 25

Masterful Italian-born SoloDuo audaciously transforms Beethoven classics in a dazzling season finale...

Deutschen Pfest

May 15-17

Pflugerville’s most popular pfestival, the Deutschen Pfest is always bursting with pfun beginning ...

"The Artist at Work"

Dec. 14-June 28

Artists have long created images of themselves engaged in art-making in order to elevate their socia...

LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour (Rescheduled)

New date: Oct. 10

Termed “A Ride to Preserve History”, the LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour has become an iconic Texas Hill Co...

SculptFest

April 24-26

At the 28th SculptFest, approximately 70 sculptors from across Texas and the United States participa...

Llano River Chuckwagon Cookoff

April 2-4

On the banks of the Llano River, enjoy a chuckwagon cookoff with biscuits, chicken-fried steak, bean...

Castell Grind—Gravel Grinder Race

April 4

The Castell Grind is a bicycle race comprised of three separate endurance gravel races: the Full Gri...

Llano Fiddle Fest Weekend

April 3-5

Celebrate the fiddle with this weekend that's all about capturing and maintaining a musical traditio...

Cajun Fest

April 18

Celebrate Cajun culture with this annual festival that starts off with a Cajun-esque parade and neve...

Llano Crawfish Open

April 17-18

It's crawfish season and the Llano Crawfish Open celebrates with great food, arts and crafts, the Cr...

Art City Austin

April 17-19

The 70th annual festival and preview party brings together the city’s creative community with two ...

Petticoats on the Prairie Vintage Market

April 24-25

Join along for two days of vintage shopping. Petticoats on the Prairie was founded in 2010 and is th...

"Howdy-Roo" Regional CASI Chili Championship and Lonestar Barbecue State Championship

May 2

The 49th annual chili championship and 26th annual barbecue championship competitions include chili,...

Highland Lakes Pod Backbone Creek Chili Cookoff

May 3

Sample a chili cookoff with proceeds benefiting local Marble Falls charities. ...

Testicle Festival

May 16

Calf fry festival down on the Llano River includes live music and fun for all....

Music in the Park

May 1, 29

Celebrate spring with an annual outdoor concert series that showcases a variety of live bands on sel...

World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play

March 27-31

The world's top 64 professional golfers compete in this elite tournament that draws the likes of Tig...

"Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue"

March 31-April 1

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Botto...

Spring Egg-stravaganza

April 5

Bring your basket and hunt for candy and prizes. There are train rides, inflatables, and a petting z...

"Vincent"

March 26-April 11

From the perspective of this brother, Theo, "Vincent" intimately relates the life story of the iconi...

Spring Market

April 11

Browse goods from local vendors at this springtime shopping and sips event....

Bloody Mary Fest

April 12

Austin's original Bloody Mary Fest is back, but this time with crawfish. The festival features local...

Mutt Strutt

April 18

Bring your four-legged friend for a fun one-mile walk along the San Marcos River. After the brisk wa...

Home Tour

April 18

The Mason County Republican Women's 34th annual home tour is a one-day event that showcases historic...

"Vincent"

April 18

From the perspective of this brother, Theo, "Vincent" intimately relates the life story of the iconi...

Wael Shawky: "Cabaret Crusades III: The Secrets of Karbala"

Dec. 21, 2019-April 19, 2020

The Blanton screens the third and final installment of Egyptian artist Wael Shawky’s widely acclai...

Concert in the Park

April 24

Bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an outdoor concert in the park. Talented local musicians pe...

Saturday Night Rodeo

April 4, 11, 18, 25

The family-friendly rodeo and live music series starts the first weekend in March and continues each...

Spring Wine Glass Painting

April 25

Enjoy a glass of wine and nibble on meats and cheeses while painting local Texas wildflowers on a wi...

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival

Sept. 16-19 Rescheduled dates

Founded in 2012, the festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from aroun...

Autonation IndyCar Challenge

April 24-26

Circuit of The Americas (COTA) welcomes the AutoNation IndyCar Challenge—North America's premier o...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 13-15 (Rescheduled dates)

The annual culinary extravaganza offers three days of delicious food and wine along with panels and ...

Heritage Home Tours/Tours of Distinction

May 2-3

The only weekend these homes are open for tours, take a self-guided look at some of San Marcos' hist...

Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival 

May 2-3

Austin's largest and oldest arts festival has music, vendors, food, art, and other lively street fai...

Feria Del Mariachi

May 2-9

Latin Music Studies at Texas State University brings you this annual mariachi music festival featuri...

Jazz and Art on Main

May 8-9

This two-day outdoor festival features live jazz music, food vendors, and a variety of arts and craf...

Saturday Night Rodeo

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

The family-friendly rodeo and live music series starts the first weekend in March and continues each...

Go Wheels Up Event

May 29-31

Wheels Up is a three-day, high-energy, family-friendly celebration of music, automobiles, airplanes,...

International Piano Festival

May 30-June 7

This week-long event held on the campus of Texas State University features workshops, competitions, ...

"The Tempest"

May 28-June 20

On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power, and wealth, his enemies have left hi...

"Lady Bird: Beyond the Wildflowers"

April 4, 2020-August 8, 2021

This new exhibition celebrates the life and legacy of former first lady of the United States, Lady B...

LTX Barbecue Fest

April 3-4

Hosted by the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce, this state-championship-sanctioned barbecue compe...

Kerr County Market Days

April 4

Artists and crafters bring their original handcrafted jewelry, fiber and wood pieces, soaps, lotions...

Hill Country Swap Meet

April 4

This community garage sale and flea market has all types of merchandise—from new and used furnitur...

Honk!TX— Festival of Community Street Bands (Postponed)

April 3-5 (Rescheduled dates TBD)

Have fun at a nonprofit, community-driven festival that brings street and brass bands from around th...

Dog Agility Show

April 3-5

Watch dogs run and jump as their handlers direct them through an obstacle course....

Easterfest

April 11

This fun-filled free community event has a barbecue and chili cookoff, games, rides, vendors, live m...

Easter Hill Country Bike Tour

April 10-12

Experience the charm and hospitality of the Texas Hill Country with three days of the best riding Te...

Concerts by the River

April 17

Grab your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and come out to the park to enjoy a free concert along the...

Spring Native Plant Sale and Festival

April 18

There's family-friendly fun, guest speakers, and expert advice on plants along with a sale of a wide...

Model Train Show

April 18-19

More than 65 train-related vendors sell train items. There are nine large train layouts and the club...

"Trying"

Apr 10-11, 17-19

Based on the author's real-life experience working at the home of Francis Biddle, the attorney gener...

"Little Shop of Horrors"

Apr 3-4, 10-11, 17-19

The classic cautionary musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken features man-eating plants, a mild-m...

Symphony of the Hills

April 23

The professional symphony orchestra performs concerts that blend classical and contemporary music. T...

Sunset Block Party Bash

April 24

The city of Hutto is excited to welcome the fourth annual Sunset Block Party Bash. This free, family...

HCAF Invitational Show: "Altars"

March 27-28, 31; April 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28

The Hill Country Arts Foundation presents this exhibit featuring artists expressing their spiritual ...

Rockin' the Cailloux II

April 25

With Cool Freddie E and the Crew, this magical musical journey features songs from the '40s and '50s...

Texas Gun and Knife Show

April 25-26

Vendors sell used and new guns, knives and ammo, gold and silver coins, and jewelry at this show. ...

Kerr County Market Days

May 2

Artists and crafters bring their original handcrafted jewelry, fiber and wood pieces, soaps, lotions...

Hill Country Swap Meet

May 2

The community garage sale and flea market has all types of merchandise and collectibles—from new a...

Spring-A-Palooza

May 9

Celebrate spring with home and garden vendors, a market for Mother's Day, a foodie section, arts and...

MayFest

May 6-9

This four-day event is jam-packed with a carnival, games, free concerts, washer pitching, and great ...

"Passion for Gardening" Garden Tour

May 9

For 25 years the Wimberley Garden Club has provided the opportunity to give back to the community an...

Concerts by the River

May 1, 15

Grab your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and come out to the park to enjoy a free concert along the...

Sunset Block Party Bash

May 22

The city of Hutto is excited to welcome the fourth annual Sunset Block Party Bash. This free, family...

Crider's Rodeo and Dance Hall Opening Night

May 23

For more than 90 years, Crider's Rodeo and Dance Hall has been an entertainment spot along the banks...

"Unnecessary Farce" (Rescheduled dates)

June 12-27

Taking place at a cheap motel, this comedy involves two cops, three crooks, eight doors, and all the...

Texas Masters of Fine Art and Craft

May 22-24

This exhibition is a showcase for some of the finest professional artists and craftspeople from acro...

Kerrville Festival of the Arts

May 23-24

At this two-day juried fine arts show and sale, more than 100 artists working in a variety of media ...

Riata Roundup Rodeo

May 28-30

Enjoy classic rodeo acts like a mutton bustin', bareback and saddle bronc riding, breakaway roping, ...

Kerrville Folk Festival

May 21-June 7

The longest continuously running music festival in the United States offers 18 days and nights of mu...

Southwest Gourd Fine Art Show

May 14-16, 19-23, 26-30; June 2-6, 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, 30; July 1-3

The nation's finest gourd artists compete in a variety of categories....

Diva Night Spring Event

April 2

Boerne shops and restaurants along the Hill Country Mile stay open late for this biannual event. Che...

First Friday Art Walk

April 3, May 1

Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments, and extended viewin...

Hot Rod Nights

April 4

Head out for an evening of live music, delicious diner eats, sweet treats, and, of course, lots of c...

LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

April 4

Ride through the historic LBJ Ranch and along peaceful country roads on routes of 10, 30, 42, or 62 ...

Historic Country Schools Open House

April 4

“Preserving the past to enrich the future" is the motto of this annual event that features former ...

Michael Bublé in Concert

April 5

Singer Michael Bublé has announced 27 new North American tour dates in 2020 following the phenomena...

MOMIX

April 7

Boerne Performing Arts presents dance company MOMIX, a combination of athletic dance, riveting music...

Veterans 5K Beer Run

April 11

Run through Murphy Park and drink some good beer brewed in Taylor. There is music and food, too. Hel...

Easter Egg Hunt

April 11

Children are divided into two age groups: ages 1-3 and 4-6. Look for treasures inside hidden Easter ...

Parade of Artists

April 11

Boerne Professional Artists' spring Parade of Artists show highlights the city's art scene at galler...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour

April 11

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam

April 11

Every second Saturday of the month, bring your instrument and play along or just come to listen to t...

Crockett County Easter Egg Hunt

April 12

Bring the family out for an exciting Easter egg hunt. Eggs are filled with goodies everyone loves. ...

Boerne Market Days

April 11-12

On the second weekend of every month, Main Plaza is home to an outdoor market that blends the tradit...

Texas Hill Country Wine and Wildflower Journey

March 27-April 14

Enjoy the wineries and natural beauty of the Hill Country on this self-guided tour that includes com...

Live At The Library

April 16

Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics to this live performance that takes place on the amphitheat...

Thirst for Nature

April 16

Learn about the different plant and wildlife species of Boerne and its surrounding areas while sippi...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

April 18

The internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film, and music hosts it...

Mostly Native Plant Sale

April 18

Come plan your garden with Native Plant Society of Texas and the Cibolo Nature Center and Farm and s...

Bluebonnet Antique Tractor Ride

April 18

Antique tractors, cars, trucks, and a “people mover” make a 20-mile loop through scenic Gillespi...

Spring Fish Fry

April 18

The annual fundraiser for Fredericksburg's volunteer fire department features a freshly fried catfis...

Fredericksburg Jazz Festival

April 18

Come see trumpet player Randy Becker, saxophonist Matthew Maldonado, pianist Hank Hehmsoth, and othe...

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

April 18-19

History comes to life with the equipment and weapons used during World War II and a reenactment of a...

Wildflower Celebration

April 4-19

Bring your camera and enjoy viewing wildflower fields in full bloom along with two butterfly gardens...

Trade Days

April 17-19

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, browse acres of antiques, and enjoy the biergarten and...

Bella Voce Women's Ensemble

April 19

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Baylor University's Bella Voce, a group that performs a wide and ...

Texas Corvette Association Open Car Show

April 18-20

This is a special weekend where Main Street is lined with corvettes of all shapes, sizes, and colors...

Farmers' Market at the Cibolo

April 4, 11, 18, 25

Shop fresh local produce, farm-fresh eggs, breads, jams, jellies, local honey, and Texas Hill Countr...

Boerne Handmade Market Spring Event

April 24-25

At this biannual, handmade-only market, choose between the Friday VIP Night ticket that includes 80-...

Hot Rod Nights

April 25

Head out for an evening of live music, delicious diner eats, sweet treats, and, of course, lots of c...

Concert in the Cave

April 25

Step into the wonders of Cave Without A Name's Queen's Throne Room for a concert in the cave and be ...

Wildflower 5K/10K Run and Walk and Children's Fun Run

April 25

Follow a scenic course in and around Fredericksburg and enjoy the gorgeous spring weather and wildfl...

1905 Farmers' Market

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Find locally grown produce and locally raised meats, freshly caught seafood, baked goods, health and...

Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra in Concert

April 30

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the world famous band featuring professional musicia...

First Friday Art Walk

May 1

Tour fine art galleries offering special exhibits, demonstrations, refreshments, and extended viewin...

Blackland Prairie Days

May 2

Sponsored by the Main Street Program, this festival features train rides, pony rides, a petting zoo,...

Hauptstrasse Quiltfest

May 2

Buy a beautiful masterpiece for your home or get supplies to make your own quilt. Quilters from all ...

Lemonade Day

May 3

Quench your thirst and support local kids. All throughout Boerne, you can find lemonade stands and t...

"Harvey"

April 17-May 3

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents one of the longest-running comedies in Broadway history. "H...

Hill Country Run Motorcycle Rally

May 1-3

Activities include the Texas Hill Country Rides, Cowboy Breakfast, Brew and 'Que, live music, and ot...

Lavender Festival

May 2-3

Celebrate everything lavender at this 22nd annual festival, including vendors, cooking demonstration...

Maifest: A German Chorale Concert

May 3

Enjoy an evening of German song and Fredericksburg gemütlichkeit (hospitality) featuring two histor...

Boerne Art Waddle

May 9

Meander through The Flats of Boerne to gaze at and purchase artwork from local artists and artisans....

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour

May 9

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Second Saturday Bluegrass Jam

May 9

Every second Saturday of the month, bring your instrument and play along or just come to listen to t...

Texas Flower Country Women's 5K/10K Run and Walk

May 9

Texas' ultimate women's running experience offers a run or walk through the fields of Wildseed Farms...

Boerne Market Days

May 9-10

On the second weekend of every month, Main Plaza is home to an outdoor market that blends the tradit...

Hill Country Film Festival

May 7-10

At this 11th annual film festival, there are screenings of more than 85 independent films, Q&As, fil...

Northeast Fork: Beer, Wine, and Food Festival

May 16

Thanks to the rich farmland soil around the northeast fork of the Union Pacific rail line, the Taylo...

Hot Rod Nights

May 16

Head out for an evening of live music, delicious diner eats, sweet treats, and, of course, lots of c...

Waltstock and Barrel Wine and Music Festival

May 14-16

Three days of beautiful, soulful music with more than 20 different performers, food trucks, and grea...

Trade Days

May 15-17

Shop at more than 400 vendors in seven barns, browse acres of antiques, and enjoy the biergarten and...

Scott Cuellar and Miles Fellenberg in Concert

May 17

Fredericksburg Music Club presents this performance by two renowned pianists. Scott Cuellar is the f...

Live At The Library

May 21

Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics to this live performance that takes place on the amphitheat...

Thirst for Nature

May 21

Learn about the different plant and wildlife species of Boerne and its surrounding areas while sippi...

Concert in the Cave

May 23

Step into the wonders of Cave Without A Name's Queen's Throne Room for a concert in the cave and be ...

Crawfish Festival

May 22-24

Enjoy great Cajun food, live music, and a kid’s carnival at this festival sponsored by the Frederi...

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

May 23-24

History comes to life with the equipment and weapons used during World War II and a reenactment of a...

Crockett County Memorial Day Ceremony

May 25

Each year, Ozona's citizens stop to remember the fallen veterans both past and present who have serv...

Memorial Day Program

May 25

A ceremony to honor all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces...

1905 Farmers' Market

May 6, 13, 20, 27

Find locally grown produce and locally raised meats, freshly caught seafood, baked goods, health and...

Farmers' Market at the Cibolo

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Shop fresh local produce, farm-fresh eggs, breads, jams, jellies, local honey, and Texas Hill Countr...

Hot Rod Nights

May 30

Head out for an evening of live music, delicious diner eats, sweet treats, and, of course, lots of c...

"The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s"

Feb. 16-May 17

Founded and directed by José Carlos Mariátegui, the Peruvian magazine "Amauta" was one of the most...

QuiltFest 2020

July 24-25

The festival includes a judged quilt show (the theme is "A Kaleidoscope of Color"), a boutique featu...

High Five: Celebrating Five Texas Women Artists

April 2-29

What do a realist vehicle painter, an abstract impressionist, a landscape artist, a whimsical sculpt...

Pfishing Day

June 6

Children learn a deep appreciation for the sport of fishing, as well as awareness and respect for th...

Old Gruene Market Days

June 20-21

Held every month except January for over 30 years, Old Gruene Market Days features more than 100 art...

Pari Mutuel Horse Racing

July 4, 5, 18, 19

During summer, catch four big weekends of exciting live horse racing. Pick your favorites for quarte...

Lauren Daigle in Concert

July 17

Two-time Grammy Award-winner Lauren Daigle, who has sold out every one of her shows to date, opened ...

Old Gruene Market Days

July 18-19

Held every month except January for over 30 years, Old Gruene Market Days features more than 100 art...

Pari Mutuel Horse Racing

Aug. 8, 9, 22, 23

During summer, catch four big weekends of exciting live horse racing. Pick your favorites for quarte...

Old Gruene Market Days

Aug. 15-16

Held every month except January for over 30 years, Old Gruene Market Days features more than 100 art...

Gillespie County Fair

Aug. 20-23

As the oldest continuous county fair in Texas, the 132nd Gillespie County Fair is four days of fun t...

Taste of Mexico: A Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 6

Since 1998, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Taste of Mexico has become one of the leading Mexican-inspired cul...

A Talk with Food Writer Samin Nosrat

June 11

As an undergraduate studying English at UC Berkeley, Samin Nosrat took a detour into the kitchen at ...

Pride NB Blockparty

June 13

Come together to celebrate pride and support the LGBTQ+ community. Pride NB is a family-friendly eve...

Ink Masters Tattoo Expo

June 19-21

Three full days of tattoos include daily competitions for best lettering, best sleeve pieces, best p...

Fourth of July Parade and Patriotic Program

July 4

The day begins with the Comal Community Band performing at the bandstand, followed by a parade. The ...

Tame Impala in Concert

July 23

Tame Impala (Kevin Parker) recently released his fourth studio album, “The Slow Rush,” and annou...

The Peddler Show

Aug. 7-9

Shop from talented designers, artisans, creators, and craftsmen from all over the country. Now is th...

ZZ Top in Concert

June 14

Formed in Houston in 1969, ZZ Top is an iconic American rock band that has produced hits such as "La...

Home and Garden Show

July 11-12

Guests at the second annual Home and Garden Show have access to over 100 home and garden organizatio...

The Tenderloins

Aug. 2

As creators and stars of truTV’s hit show "Impractical Jokers," The Tenderloins embark on a new co...

Pet Expo

Aug. 22-23

Four-legged friends can receive ""spa treatments"" from local groomers, sample delicious treats, and...

"Expanding Abstraction: Pushing the Boundaries of Painting in the Americas, 1958-1980"

June 21-Aug. 30

In the early 20th century, artists began exploring abstract, nonrepresentational forms for the first...

International Barbecue Cookoff

June 12-13

Sample delicious 'cue from some of the best master cooks from across the state. This is two days pac...

Juneteenth Celebration and Bill Pickett Day

June 12-14

The Blackshear/O.L. Price Ex-Student Association hosts the celebration with a Friday meet-and-greet....

Taylor Rodeo

July 17-18

Since 1950, the Taylor Rodeo Association has proudly brought the Taylor Rodeo in the home town of Bi...

Open Pro Rodeo

June 5-6

Watch bronc bustin', bull riding, barrel racing, and team roping. The parade is on Friday around dow...

Austin Pond Society Pond/Garden Tour

June 6-7

Many local private gardens and ponds are open to the public on a two-day, self-guided tour. See pond...

Burnet County Area Fair

June 12-13

Shop for quilts, photography, plants, buttons, woodworking, jewelry, and arts and crafts. There are ...

Junk Hippy Influencers Show

June 13

Shop and be inspired at this special show. Handpicked vendors with top-selling and trending goods fo...

Llano VFD Barbecue Cookoff

June 12-13

In order to support the Llano Volunteer Fire Department, this cookoff has a $10,000 payout for brisk...

Soul to Sole International Tap Festival

June 10-14

Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full-time, professional repertory tap dance company, ...

Spring Bead and Jewelry Show

June 12-14

Find great deals on wholesale beads, including fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, beading supplies, find...

Sheryl Crow in Concert

June 20

American singer, songwriter, and actress Sheryl Crow has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide,...

JC Art Walk

June 27

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

Billy Currington

June 27

With eight No. 1 singles, five studio albums, and a Grammy nomination, country singer-songwriter Bil...

African American Book Festival

June 27

Bringing together authors and readers to explore the African-American experience, the 14th annual fe...

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4

Watch a parade flow through Murphy Park in the morning, followed by fireworks at dark. There is also...

JC Art Walk

July 25

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

Summer North American Jewelry and Gift Show

July 31-Aug. 2

Don't miss the incredible selection of jewelry, beads, fashion, gifts, handmade goods, and beauty pr...

JC Art Walk

Aug. 22

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

Lavender Festival

June 12-14

Over 100 of the finest arts and crafts vendors, exceptional music, local beer, regional wines, the T...

Vintage Market Days of Greater Austin

June 12-14

Shop a vintage-inspired market that features art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, home décor, and outd...

Go Skateboarding Day

June 19

This fun event at the Brushy Creek Skate Park gives you a chance to show off your skateboarding skil...

Greater Austin Comic Con (Postponed)

June 20-21

Celebrate all things pop culture at the Greater Austin Comic Con. This event features vendors, gamin...

Rock'N Riverfest

July 4

Gather at the Llano River for a day of fun with jet ski races, vendors, food, music, a car show, pet...

Pfirecracker Pfestival

July 4

Let freedom ring in Pflugerville. Before the fireworks start, enjoy kids' activities, food trucks, a...

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4

Celebrate Independence Day in style. Come and enjoy an afternoon of live music, bounce castles, carn...

Kidz Bop Live

Aug. 7

Kidz Bop, the No. 1 music brand for kids, has an all-new live show that features new sets, wardrobes...

Whiskey Myers in Concert

Aug. 7-8

Hailing from Palestine, Texas, Whiskey Myers is an American Southern rock/country group with hits in...

A.R. Rahman in Concert

June 6

Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by “TIME” magazine, A.R. Rahm...

Four Square Friday

June 12

Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art....

Texas Water Safari

June 13

Billed as the “World’s Toughest Canoe Race,” the Texas Water Safari is a 260-mile long canoe a...

Sulphur Creek Car Cruise

June 13

See spectacular cars and enjoy the burn out competition. The top 25 vehicles receive awards. There a...

Cans and Barbecue

June 13

Come out and enjoy some barbecue, along with local vendors, games, and other festivities. ...

Frank Schlather Day

June 23

Also known as Frank’s Tranquilizer Hour, this event commemorates the legendary former “mayor” ...

Sunset Block Party Bash

June 26

The city of Hutto is excited to welcome the fourth annual Sunset Block Party Bash. This free, family...

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4

Bring the family for live music every hour, food trucks, kid’s activities, and fireworks. Bring yo...

Summerfest

July 4

Celebrate Independence Day with live music on the banks of the San Marcos River along with children...

GI Joe 5K Walk/Run

July 4

Participants gather in front of the Crockett County Courthouse at the historic town square for a 5K ...

Fourth of July Celebrations

July 4

Enjoy a small town Fourth of July. The celebration kicks off with the G.I. Joe Stars and Stripes Fun...

Celebrating July Fourth in 1848

July 4-5

Fort Martin Scott celebrates the Fourth with living-history demonstrations of 1848 frontier life, ca...

Fourth of July Golf Tournament

July 3-5

Spend Independence day on the green with a three-day golf tournament. ...

Four Square Friday

July 10

Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art....

Toughest 10K in Texas

July 11

Runners come from all over the United States to attend this race, which is in its 40th year and held...

Don't Tread on my Tri!

July 12

A classic Texas Hill Country triathlon gives participants the unique opportunity to swim in Spring L...

Four Square Friday

Aug. 14

Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art....

Koke Fest

Aug. 14-15

The musical party of the summer returns to Hutto. Past festivals have included concerts from Cody Jo...

Old Gruene Market Days

June 20-21; July 18-19; Aug. 15-16

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods at this monthly market. Mar...

Two Ton Tuesdays

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28; Aug. 4, 11, 18

It wouldn’t be summertime without popular rock-a-billy band Two Tons of Steel holding court in Gru...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

June 18; July 16; Aug. 20

Sample some of the best wines and craft brews in the state at The Grapevine in Gruene Historic Distr...

SMFEST

Aug. 21-22

What better way to spend a weekend than by celebrating all things San Marcos? With so many bands, co...

Eddie Durham Brithday Jazz Fest Picnic

Aug. 22

San Marcos-born, internationally known jazz composer, musician, and pioneer of the electrified guita...

Friday Afternoon Club at Gruene Hall

June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

A Gruene Hall tradition, now in its 21st year, where hipsters, oldsters, suits, locals, and drifters...

First Friday Art Walk

June 5

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m. so that visitors have time to enjoy the va...

Cowboys and Cajuns

June 6

Join in for a crawfish boil, music festival, and street dance. ...

Masonic Open Car Show

June 6

Benefiting various charitable and fraternal activities, the 16th annual car show of Masonic Lodge #7...

Fishing Day at LBJ State Park

June 6

Participants can fish along the banks of the Pedernales River. Cane poles and bait are provided alon...

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival

June 5-7

Hosted by Thomas Michael Riley, the 13th annual music festival showcases Texas country artists on tw...

Historic Schools Open House

June 13

Presented by the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools, whose motto is "preserving the past to...

Peach JAMboree and Rodeo

June 18-20

It's the 59th celebration of the annual peach crop, with activities including peach judging, the cro...

Trade Days

June 19-21

Shop from more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, s...

Concert in the Park

June 21

Hosted by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, the free Sunday evening concert this month features wes...

Luckenbach Food Truck Festival

June 27

Taste all the offerings at food trucks from the San Antonio, Austin, and Fredericksburg region, plus...

"Annie"

June 12-28

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents the heartwarming musical based on the popular comic strip ab...

First Friday Art Walk

July 3

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m. so that visitors have time to enjoy the va...

July Fourth Community Parade and Patriotic Program

July 4

Originally started in 1991 by a group of community-minded friends, this small-town patriotic parade ...

July Fourth Fireworks Display

July 4

The annual fireworks display takes place from the golf course at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. B...

"Victory in the Pacific"

July 4-5

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II with this show from the WWII Living Histor...

"Preserving the Harvest"

July 11

There was a time when the only way a family could ensure it had vegetables to eat during the winter ...

Night in Old Fredericksburg/Barbecue and Chili Cookoff

July 18

Along with a Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI) chili cookoff and Lone Star Barbecue So...

Trade Days

July 17-19

Shop from more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, s...

Concert in the Park

July 19

Hosted by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, this month's free Sunday evening concert features the P...

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

July 4-5, 18-19

Come out during the summer season for live horse racing at the Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick yo...

Boerne Village Band Summer Series

June 6-July 25

Recognized as the oldest continuously organized German band in the world outside of Germany, the Boe...

"The Lion King Jr."

July 23-26

Fredericksburg Youth Theater presents this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. The African savannah comes...

Hill Country Auto Swap Meet

July 24-26

Car enthusiasts can find just about anything at this annual event. A "car corral" has vintage autos ...

Texas Ranger Day and History Symposium

Aug. 1

Honoring those who have served and those still commissioned, Texas Rangers Day is a two-part event f...

Sizzler Disc Golf Tourney

July 31-Aug. 2

Approximately 100 teams travel to Junction, Texas to participate in the Professional Disc Golf Assoc...

First Friday Art Walk

Aug. 7

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 p.m. so that visitors have time to enjoy the va...

Michelle's Hot Peeps 5K

Aug. 8

Join along for this regional event that benefits the Cholandiocarcinoma Foundation. Cholangiocarcino...

KidFish

Aug. 15

This is a nonprofit outreach program designed to educate and provide a hands-on fishing experience a...

Hill Country Fair Association Rodeo/Dance

Aug. 14-15

Both nights feature bull riding and nightly dancing. The Hill Country Fair Association provides the ...

Martin Memorial Car Show

Aug. 15

Show off your unique automobile or just check out other people's entries. Cars featured are hot rods...

Luckenbach Historic School Open House

Aug. 15

Presented by the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools, whose motto is "preserving the past to...

Trade Days

Aug. 14-16

Shop from more than 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, s...

"Smokey Joe's Cafe"

Aug. 7-16

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this musical inspired by the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike ...

Concert in the Park

Aug. 23

Hosted by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, this month's free Sunday evening concert features count...

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

Aug. 8-9, 22-23

Come out during the summer season for live horse racing at the Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick yo...

Gillespie County Fair and Parade

Aug. 20-23

The Gillespie County Fair is the oldest continuous county fair in Texas, celebrating its 132nd year....

President Lyndon B. Johnson 112th Birthday Celebration

Aug. 27

The public is invited to this free event hosted by the National Park Service. Throughout the day, en...

Grape Stomp

Aug. 29-30; Sept. 5-6

Celebrate the traditional way of separating juice from skins (white wine process) or wine from skins...

ATX Television Festival

June 4-7

Now in its ninth "season," this four-day event celebrates the television medium: looking back at its...

Bat Fest

Aug. 29

Come see 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. ...

JC Art Walk

April 25

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

JC Art Walk

May 23

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

JC Art Walk

Sept. 26

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

JC Art Walk

Oct. 24

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

JC Art Walk

Nov. 28

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

JC Art Walk

Dec. 26

Local galleries open with current exhibitions, featuring artists highlighting their latest projects....

Gemutliche Quilts in Texas

Sept. 4-5

View hundreds of quilts, visit several vendors, have your scissors sharpened, and dine at the food t...

Hill Country Living Festival and Rainwater Revival

Oct. 24

Celebrate the art of catching the rain and living lightly, responsibly, and beautifully in the Texas...


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