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Alpine

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

Aug. 9-10

Watch rodeo performances by real working cowboys, and enjoy a chuckwagon cookoff and evening dances....

Amarillo

Tri-State Fair and Rodeo

Sept. 13-21

The largest family event in the Texas Panhandle, this fair and rodeo has livestock shows, a carnival...

Austin

Murder, Mayhem, and Misadventure Walking Tour

Oct. 26

The 13th annual tour is a free, 45-minute tour highlighting historical—not scary—events from the...

Bandera

Bandera Round-Up

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Bandera honors its cowboy and Western heritage with a Longhorn Cattle Drive Parade on Saturday, arts...

Bertram

Oatmeal Festival

Aug. 30-31

Experience an "oatrageous"weekend of fun in the towns of Oatmeal on Friday night and Bertram on Satu...

Boerne

Kendall County Fair and Rodeo

Aug. 29-Sept. 1

For more than 100 years, the Kendall County Fair Association has maintained its agricultural mission...

Boys Ranch

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch Rodeo

Aug. 31

Where cattle still outnumber people and at the site of the old ghost town of Tascosa, Texas, Cal Far...

Brenham

Harvest Grape Stomp

July 6-Sept. 1

Come out and enjoy creating happy memories with your family, friends, or coworkers. Start in the vin...

Chappell Hill Wine and Lavender Festival

Aug. 10

This one-day festival has craft vendors, live music, lavender cuisine, plants for sale, miniature an...

Wine and Sausage Trail

Oct. 5-13

The Texas Department of Agriculture has designated October as Texas Wine Month, so celebrate Texas w...

Brownfield

The Grape Capital of Texas Vineyard Festival

Aug. 2-3

Mark your calendars for this food and wine event. There are food and wine pairings and tastings on F...

Bryan

Moonlit Harvest Festival

July 26

The festival kicks off with a blessing of the vines followed by an evening of grape picking and stom...

Clute

Great Texas Mosquito Festival

July 25-27

Fun-filled, family event includes foods booths, arts and crafts, three-day carnival, and live entert...

Comfort

Scarecrow Invasion

Oct. 15-31

Unique, fun, and creative scarecrows invade the town of Comfort every October. Visitors can see them...

Corpus Christi

Hatchling Releases of Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles

June 1-Aug. 31

Every year, thousands of the endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles are nested and hatched in Corpus C...

Dalhart

XIT Rodeo and Reunion

Aug. 1-3

Celebrate the cowhands who worked and farmed the 3,000,000 acre XIT Ranch at the 83rd annual event. ...

Denton

North Texas Fair and Rodeo

Aug. 16-24

The annual nine-day fair and rodeo offers activities for all ages including live concerts, horse and...

Fort Davis

Viva Big Bend

July 25-28

Part music festival and part music-industry conference, Viva Big Bend's eighth year showcases more t...

Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

Aug. 22-25

Celebrate the wide variety of hummingbirds that pass through the Davis Mountains in the Hummingbird ...

Fort Worth

Rockin' the River—Live on the Trinity

July 6, 13, 20, 27

Enjoy a free, weekly summer concert series with a cool twist: the stage is right on the Trinity Rive...

GM Financial Parade of Lights

Nov. 24

The GM Financial Parade of Lights delivers the magic of the holiday season to downtown Fort Worth as...

Fredericksburg

Food Truck Festival

June 29

Enjoy a full day of food trucks, wine from local wineries, and live music....

Gillespie County Fair and Parade

Aug. 22-25

The 131st annual fair includes agricultural, livestock, and home skills displays. Enjoy horse racing...

Hill Country Sunset Harvest

Aug. 23

Messina Hof Hill Country Winery hosts its annual harvest festival. The evening begins with a Blessin...

Grape Stomp at Becker Vineyards

Aug. 24-25, 31; Sept. 1

Celebrating the end of grape harvest, barrels will be cut in half and filled with grapes to stomp at...

Galveston

Jaston Williams: "Don't Blame the Car!"

Aug. 10

Jaston Williams returns to The Grand for his annual summer outing. Known nationally as the co-author...

Garland

Garland Guzzler 0.5K Race

Sept. 28

That's no typo, this is a .5K, which is only 546 yards, 500 meters, or 1,638 feet—perfect for couc...

Gruene

Two Ton Tuesdays

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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

Henderson

Heritage Syrup Festival

Nov. 9

The 31st annual festival is the only folk-life festival in East Texas. The Depot Museum has mule-pow...

Hillsboro

Cotton Pickin' Fair

Sept. 27-28

The 28th annual Cotton Pickin’ Fair starts with the kickoff street dance and concert on Friday wit...

Kilgore

Texas Shakespeare Festival

June 27-July 28

For the 34th summer season, East Texas’ only professional theatre produces “As You Like It,” ...

Longview

Great Texas Balloon Race

July 26-28

Enjoy a world-class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States ...

Lubbock

Buddy Holly's Birthday Bash

Sept. 7

Celebrate Buddy Holly’s 83rd birthday with an evening concert and festivities throughout the day. ...

Mesquite

Mesquite Championship Rodeo

Aug. 24

Don't miss the toughest cowboys around the world as they compete with the strongest horses, steers a...

Monahans

Butterfield Festival

July 27

This event features a pie auction, horseshoe and washer tournament, bull rides, and a dance with mus...

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