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Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Abilene

Abilene Philharmonic Pops I: "Christmas Movie Magic"

Dec. 3-4

All aboard! Take a ride with the Abilene Philharmonic, featuring the soundtracks from your favorite ...

Aransas Pass

Rockport Film Festival

Nov. 11-14

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

Austin

"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...

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-...

Austin City Limits Music Festival

Oct. 1-3, 8-10

One of the country's largest celebrations of live music, the Austin City Limis Music Festival return...

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

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

Bierfest

Sept. 25

A ticket gets you 10 pours in your sampling stein from a choice of more than 25 of the best craft br...

Music in the Cave: The Haunted Show

Oct. 30

Just before Halloween, the cave is haunted by the expert weaving of tale and song—both classical a...

Fall Antiques Show

Nov. 20-21

At this antiques show, find exhibitor booths overflowing with the finest American antiques found in ...

Holidays at the Kuhlmann King

Nov. 27, Dec. 11

Come see the holidays as celebrated in the 1880s. The museum is decorated for the season and plans i...

Brenham

Texas Arts and Music Festival

Oct. 15-17

Held annually the third weekend in October in historic downtown Brenham, the festival celebrates Tex...

Chappell Hill

Scarecrow Festival

Oct. 9-10

The Chappell Hill Historical Society hosts this annual event that places visitors in the magical lan...

Corsicana

AirSho

Oct. 16 (new date)

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

Dale

Old Settler's Music Festival

Oct. 21-24

Jamestown Revival, Jade Bird, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Sam Bush, Bob Schneider, and James McMurtry are jus...

Dallas

"Nasher Mixtape"

Feb. 6-Sept. 26

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

State Fair of Texas

Sept. 24-Oct. 17

At 24 consecutive days, the State Fair of Texas is the longest-running fair in the nation, as well a...

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 ...

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...

"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...

Fredericksburg

Fall Festival at Wildseed Farms

Sept. 25

At this annual festival find a wide selection of pumpkins and fall decor items, live music, pumpkin ...

Sängerfest of Texas German Choirs (CANCELED)

Sept. 25

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 2021. The 129th Sängerfest is hosted by the Hermann Sons Gemischter Cho...

Lone Star Gourd Festival

Oct. 1-3

Sponsored by the Texas Gourd Society, the Lone Star Gourd Festival brings artists and crafters from ...

Oktoberfest

Oct. 1-3

Celebrate the fun and flavor of Fredericksburg's German heritage at the 49th annual Oktoberfest, fea...

Food and Wine Fest

Oct. 21-23

This 30th annual event celebrates Fredericksburg and Texas food and wine with musical entertainment,...

Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering

Nov. 12-13

An event for all ages, come listen to songwriters, poets, balladeers, and artists who pay tribute to...

Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating

Nov. 26-Jan. 2, 2022

Since 2008, this annual seasonal outdoor ice skating rink has been an integral part of the Christmas...

Frisco

Frights'n Lights Frisco

Sept. 30-Nov. 6

Ghouls glow, spirits shine, and things go "bump" in the light. Bridging the gap between basic pumpki...

Fulton

Oysterfest

March 3-6, 2022

(Event postponed to March 3-6, 2022) This event features live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, ...

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