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A note regarding COVID-19

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.


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 ...


History Talks

Sept. 12

Every second Sunday of the month, Stephen F. Austin-Munson Historical County Park hosts this discuss...

Aransas Pass

Rockport Film Festival

Nov. 11-14

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


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, ...


"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...

"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-...

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...



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...



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...


Texas Arts and Music Festival

Oct. 15-17

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


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...

Chappell Hill

Scarecrow Festival

Oct. 9-10

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



Oct. 16 (new date)

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


"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...

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 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...

"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...


Hill Country Film Festival

July 29-Aug. 1

"The Best Little Film Festival in Texas" celebrates independent film; screens more than 90 independ...

"Always…Patsy Cline"

Aug. 13-15, 20-22

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents this tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragic...

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