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Albany

Fort Griffin Fandangle

June 18-26

Presented beneath the summer stars the last two weekends of June, the Fort Griffin Fandangle include...

Alpine

Viva Big Bend

July 29-Aug. 1

Featuring 50-plus bands at more than 10 venues in Alpine, Marfa, Marathon, and Fort Davis, Viva Big ...

Aransas Pass

Rockport Film Festival

Nov. 11-14

The Rockport Film Festival (RFF) celebrates the best of independent cinema on the Texas coast. Showc...

Arlington

Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts in Concert

Aug. 22

Don't miss one of the greatest rock shows Arlington has ever seen as '80s sensations Mötley Crüe, ...

Austin

"Mexico, the Border and Beyond: Selections from the Juan Antonio Sandoval Jr. Collection"

Dec. 19-Aug. 22

The Sandoval Collection is comprised of over 1,500 artworks, many of them created by Mexican and Lat...

Moontower Comedy Festival

April 16-17, May 15-16, June 25-26

Founded in 2011, this festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from arou...

"Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow"

June 19-Nov. 28

Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this exhibition explores the struggle for full citizen...

Bat Fest

Aug. 28

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

Moontower Comedy Festival

Sept. 22-25, 2021

Established in 2011, this festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from ...

Fantastic Fest

Sept. 23-30

Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 5-7, 2021

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

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Nov. 14

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

Bandera

Cowboys On Main

June 5, 12, 19, 26

Find all kinds of free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera every Saturday this summer. Possible activitie...

RiverFest

June 26

Kayak races and rentals, a river rodeo, a car show, live music, children's activities, and a barbecu...

Fourth of July Pet Parade

July 4

All pets—anything you can lead, ride, or carry—are welcomed to participate in this Fourth of Jul...

National Day of the American Cowboy

July 24

Enjoy a fun-filled day around the courthouse with live music, reenactments, arts and crafts, childre...

Round-Up

Sept. 4-5

Head to Bandera Labor Day weekend of western fun and events, including a cowboy market with live mus...

Cajun Festival

Sept. 25

This year marks the 40th annual Medina Lake Cajun Festival. Born in 1981 as the great Gumbo Cookoff,...

Cactus Rose Ultra Trail and Relay Race

Oct. 22-24

On this trail of rugged and brutal beauty, everything cuts, stings, or bites. These races are for th...

Veterans Parade and Barbecue

Nov. 13

This day honors veterans of Bandera County, with military members and their families displaying memo...

Boerne

Abendkonzerte

June 8, 22; July 6, 20

Learn about Boerne's German heritage with traditional German music and stories in this four-part out...

Canyon

Texas Outdoor Musical

May 29-Aug. 14

The official play of Texas is packed full of excitement, with lively songs and dance, good ol’ Tex...

Clute

Great Texas Mosquito Festival

July 29-31

A three-day fun-filled, family event. There are many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts...

Columbus

Independence Day Celebration

July 4

Columbus hosted the very first Fourth of July celebration in the state of Texas in 1826 and the trad...

Corsicana

AirSho

Oct. 16 (new date)

"The Best Little Airshow in Texas" describes this 22nd annual event with historic airplanes on displ...

Dallas

"Nasher Mixtape"

Feb. 6-Sept. 26

This series of "tracks," or micro-exhibitions, highlight the Nasher Sculpture Center's permanent col...

"The Science of Guinness World Records"

March 6-Sept. 6

Discover the marvels of Guinness World Records attempts and the science (and secrets) behind their t...

"Family Dollar"

June 11-July 31

The Nasher Sculpture Center announces its first off-site Nasher Public project, "Family Dollar," pre...

Wings Over Dallas Airshow

Oct. 29-31

World War II-themed aircrafts provide thrilling aerial activities and living history reenactments wi...

Edom

Edom Art Festival

Oct. 9-10

For almost 50 years, the small artists’ community of Edom in East Texas has hosted a festival for ...

El Paso

Viva! El Paso

June-July

Enjoy El Paso’s own outdoor musical extravaganza, in the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. This colo...

Fort Worth

"John Wayne: An American Experience"

Dec. 4, 2020-Dec. 31, 2021

Sprawling over 10,000 square feet, this exhibit at the Fort Worth Stockyards is structured to give y...

"An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain"

April 18-Aug. 8

Featuring photographs from a selection of the Vietnamese-American photographer's five major bodies o...

"Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas"

June 20-Oct. 10

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents a major retrospective exhibition of Sean Scully’s mos...

Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show

Oct. 23-24

One of the largest, longest-running, and most successful civilian air shows in the nation, this even...

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