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Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival

June 7-27

The 31st season of this festival presents cornerstones of the orchestral repertoire, including Strav...

Lost '80s Live

Aug. 21

Return to the days of synthesizers, cotton-candy hair, and skinny ties with Lost '80s Live. This Rea...

Ingram

"Trying"

Apr 10-11, 17-19

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

Jacksonville

Tomato Fest

June 13

For one week in June, Jacksonville becomes "Tomatoville." One of the most popular events of the fest...

Jefferson

Historical Pilgrimage

April 30-May 3

For 73 years, making it the oldest festival in Jefferson, the Historical Pilgrimage has provided an ...

Historic Jefferson Train Show

May 16-17

All aboard for two great days packed with trains. There are four destinations of this event. The Jef...

Kerrville

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...

Symphony of the Hills

April 23

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

Kerrville Folk Festival

May 21-June 7

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

La Porte

San Jacinto Day Festival

April 18

Celebrating the victory of Texas Independence at the Battle of San Jacinto on April 1836, this famil...

Lake Jackson

Roots and Boots Concert

April 3

Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin, and Collin Raye join forces to present an evening filled with stories a...

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

June 6

Visit the historic archeological site of Major Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jacks...

Firecracker 4 Run

July 4

This 4-mile run takes participants on a USATF-certified course through the neighborhoods of Lake Jac...

Brew on the Bayou (Postponed)

Nov. 7 (Rescheduled date)

Join the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory for its third annual Brew on the Bayou in Lake Jackson. Sample ...

Lampasas

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...

Laredo

International Sister Cities Festival

July 10-12

More than 200 vendors from 60 cities across Mexico showcase and sell their artisan products in this...

Longview

Longview 150

Feb. 1-May 31

Longview turns 150 years old in 2020, and to celebrate the city has planned several months of events...

The Great Texas Balloon Race

June 19-21

As the largest sanctioned hot air balloon race in Texas, this three day, world-class competition has...

Lubbock

Fourth on Broadway

July 4

For three decades, Fourth on Broadway has been an event that Lubbock and the entire region look forw...

Mckinney

Ice Cream Crank-Off and Festival

July 19

The coolest place to be on National Ice Cream Day is at the 25th annual Ice Cream Crank-Off and Fest...

Mesquite

Dachshund Club of America National Show

April 27-May 3

The Dachshund Club of America promotes the natural qualities of all pure bred dachshunds, protects a...

Mesquite Outlaws Soccer

Nov. 22, 2019-April 28, 2020

The newest member of Major Arena Soccer League, the Mesquite Outlaws, will play 24 games in its inau...

Kidfish

April 18

Mesquite Parks and Recreation presents Kidfish at City Lake Park, Registration begins at 8 a.m.; wit...

Mesquite Meander

May 15-16

Historic Mesquite Inc. and Mesquite Arts Theatre present these historical strolls through Mesquite C...

Championship Rodeo

June 6, 13, 20, 27; July 4, 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Held every Saturday in June, July, and August, the rodeo has some of the toughest cowboys from aroun...

"Celebrate Dollies: A Quilt and Crochet Exhibit" Opening Reception

June 18-July 24

Created and curated by Suzann Thompson, this traveling exhibit includes doily-themed quilts, photos,...

Nacogdoches

Texas Blueberry Festival

June 13

As the only state-sanctioned blueberry festival in Texas, this delicious, annual event attracts more...

Naples

Watermelon Festival

July 24-26

The 82nd festival is one of the biggest events in the area and draws people from far and wide. There...

New Braunfels

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...

Frank Schlather Day

June 23

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

Palacios

La Salle Landing Reenactment and Fireworks

July 3-4

René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, was a French explorer sent by King Louis XIV to sail acros...

Palestine

Dogwood Trails Celebration

March 20-April 5

For more than 80 years, Palestine has celebrated the Dogwood Trails Festival. Enjoy the delicate bea...

July Fourth Piney Woods Steam Train Excursions

June 30-July 4

This July Fourth week, enjoy a scenic four-hour round-trip excursion through the Piney Woods of East...

Pasadena

Strawberry Festival

May 15-17

Dating back to 1967, this annual festival celebrates the strawberry with live music entertainment, e...

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled in the interest of safety and participants’ well-being. 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.

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