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Luling

Watermelon Thump

June 24-27

Since 1954, the Luling Watermelon Thump has celebrated the growers and the town's watermelon market....

Marble Falls

Mayfest

May 5-8

Celebrate spring in the Hill Country with local craft beer and wine tents, live concerts, and a carn...

Marfa

CineMarfa

April 29-May 2

The film festival began in 2011 as the brainchild of a group of artists and other creative people wh...

Mckinney

“I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story”

Feb. 8-April 23

This exhibition features a moving, dramatic, and evocative narrative of Asian Pacific American cultu...

The Ghostly Hauntings at Chestnut Square

June 19

Spend two hours in the dark in the historic homes at Chestnut Square. The tour starts with audio and...

Mesquite

“Marshall K. Harris: Well, that’s something you don’t see everyday!”

April 5-June 12

Marshall Harris creates life-size (or larger) photo-realistic drawings of subjects executed with gra...

KidFish

April 17

Mesquite Parks and Recreation partners with the KidFish Foundation to provide a free annual youth fi...

Cinco De Mayo

May 1

Every year the City of Mesquite celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a community event offered in partnersh...

Jazz Breaks

June 7, 14, 21

In Mesquite, summer means free outdoor jazz concerts on the north lawn that beckon visitors to get o...

Rodeo Road Rally Bike Race

June 12

The Mesquite Rotary Club presents the 24th annual Rodeo Road Rally, an event that offers bikers a ch...

Texas Haunters Convention

July 17-18

This weekend at the Mesquire Convention Center, find more than 35,000 square feet of family-friendly...

Nacogdoches

Texas Blueberry Festival

June 11-13

The 31st annual Texas Blueberry Festival begins Friday with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the ...

Naples

Watermelon Festival

July 24-25

One of the biggest events in the area, the annual Watermelon Festival draws people from far and wide...

New Braunfels

Americana Music Jam

May 16

Co-sponsored by Gruene Hall and KNBT 92.1 FM Radio New Braunfels, this is the music jam's 25th annua...

Old Gruene Market Days

June 19-20; July 17-18; Aug. 21-22

Held every month except January for over 30 years, the market has nearly 100 vendors offering gifts,...

Frank Schlather Day

June 23

Also known as Frank's Tranquilizer Hour, this event commemorates Frank Schlather, the legendary loca...

Founders Day Parade

July 3

Visit New Braunfels as it celebrates its 175-year history of cultural heritage, hard work, and “ge...

New Ulm

HoneyBee Jubilee

May 1

Discover honey- and bee-related food, health, and beauty products, artwork, and fine crafts. Educate...

Palestine

1836 Chuckwagon Races

April 23-25

Multiple divisions of wagon races take place every year during the celebration of Texas' independenc...

Port Aransas

Texas SandFest

Oct. 15-17

(Rescheduled from April) If you love sandcastles, then Texas SandFest is the best place in the world...

Port Arthur

Cajun Heritage Festival

June 5

Tune in to Cajun culture with real Cajun music, dancing, food, and fun. Past festivals have had Caju...

Rockport

Aransas County Sesquicentennial

June 12-20

Celebrating 150 years of Aransas County’s existence, this weeklong series of events includes a cou...

San Angelo

Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition

Oct. 18, 2019-Aug. 31, 2021

Hosted by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, the sixth annual juried sculpture competition has 12 la...

Ceramic Invitational Exhibition

April 22-June 27

The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts hosts a juried ceramic competition every two years. The competiti...

"The State of Sculpture: Texas Sculpture Group All-Member Exhibition"

July 8-Sept. 12

Featuring works by some of the most celebrated contemporary sculptors in Texas, "The State of Sculpt...

San Antonio

OrigamiintheGarden²

Sept. 19-May 9

Making its Texas debut, this outdoor sculpture exhibition created by American artists Jennifer and K...

"Selena Forever/Siempre Selena"

Jan. 15-Aug. 1

The McNay pays tribute to 1990s icon, singer, designer, and Texas legend Selena Quintanilla-Pérez w...

"El Rancho McNay: Animals in the Collection"

Jan. 26-May 30

Animals of all types have long called the McNay home. When the property was a working farm, goats an...

"Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art"

March 4-Sept. 19

This new exhibition at the McNay offers trailblazing installations in diverse mediums by female arti...

"Frida Kahlo Oasis"

May 8-Nov. 2

Making its world debut, "Frida Kahlo Oasis" is a captivating rendition of the artist’s iconic blue...

"Still in the Saddle: A New History of the Hollywood Western"

May 28-Sept. 6

In the 1940s and '50s, the Western was the most popular movie genre in America. But by the middle of...

Fiesta San Antonio

June 17-27

(Date rescheduled from April.) Alamo City's oldest and biggest festival of the year offers more than...

Fiesta Noche del Rio

June 18-Aug. 7

The oldest outdoor dance performance of its kind in the United States, Fiesta Noche del Rio, Spanish...

Texas Freedom Festival

June 19

This Juneteenth Emancipation Day celebration honors the day in 1865 when Union General Gordon Graing...

San Marcos

Texas Water Safari

June 12

Billed as the “World’s Toughest Canoe Race,” the Texas Water Safari is a 260-mile long canoe a...

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