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Ennis

"The Importance of Being Earnest"

March 20-April 5

A trivial comedy for serious people, this masterpiece by Oscar Wilde revolves wittily around the mos...

Ennis Bluebonnet Trails

April 1-30

Ennis was designated by the 1997 state legislature as the home of the "Official Texas Bluebonnet Tra...

Bluebonnet Trails Festival

April 17-19

It's bluebonnet season, and the city of Ennis is celebrating with its Bluebonnet Trails Festival. En...

Main Street Midway

April 22-26

Historic downtown Ennis is bustling with rides, food, and games. Bring the whole family and celebrat...

"An Orphan's Adventure"

April 24-May 9

In the deep Dark Ages, a baby is abandoned in the hollow of a majestic oak tree. He is found and rai...

"The Red Velvet Cake War"

May 15-31

In the riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins could not have picked a wors...

National Polka Festival

May 22-24

Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, the National Polka Festival celebrates Czech heritage in Texa...

Fort Worth

Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival

April 2-5

The three-day event honors the distinctive nature of Fort Worth cooking, food, beverage, and culinar...

Fortress Festival

April 25-26

Launched in 2017, Fortress Festival bills itself as "the destination festival for North Texas." Afte...

Mayfest

April 30-May 3

Fun for the whole family, the annual Mayfest takes place in Trinity Park located off of University D...

Anime Frontier

May 8-10

Japan takes over the Fort Worth Convention Center on May 8-10 with a convention unlike any other in ...

Charles Schwab Challenge Golf Tournament

May 18-24

During May in Fort Worth, all eyes are on one of professional golf's most prestigious tournaments—...

Texas Indy 600 Race Weekend

June 4-6

The most exciting race on the IndyCar schedule is back and the NASCAR Gander RV and Outdoors Truck S...

Juneteenth Celebration

June 6-25

Juneteeth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. ...

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra's Concerts in the Garden

June 6-July 4

Enjoy evening performances by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and special guest artists staged out...

"Hamilton"

June 9-28

Revel in the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indie...

Rockin' The River

July 11-Aug. 8

Five live bands and a fireworks show happen every Saturday. From a tube or from the shore, the water...

National Day of the American Cowboy

July 25

Saddle up for the Fort Worth Stockyards' National Day of The American Cowboy. Don’t miss out on a ...

Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival (Postponed)

Tentatively rescheduled for Sept. 3-6

Hit Main Street in downtown for the 35th Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival, which brings together...

Frisco

Frisco Uncorked

April 4

At this family-friendly food and wine festival, experience more than 100 wines, food from the best F...

StrEATS Gourmet Food Truck and Music Festival

May 9

Chow down on some of the best food truck food in North Texas, shop local at some of the city's most ...

Music in the Square

June 5-26

Frisco Square's annual, free summer event is held on Simpson Plaza each Friday night this June. Brin...

Freedom Fest

July 3-4

Enjoy a Fourth of July celebration packed with activities for the entire family. There is the Dachsh...

Gatesville

Shivaree

June 6

Join hundreds of attendees at one of the best summer festivals in Central Texas. Activities include ...

Giddings

Lee County Fair

May 14-16

There's lots to do at the Lee County Fair including carnival fun, shopping, children's activities, l...

Rodeo Giddings

May 15-16

Sponsored by the Lee County Sheriff's Posse, this annual rodeo, happening in conjunction with the Le...

Grimes Street Music Fest

July 3

Enjoy music around the courthouse square just like the good ol' days. Bring your cooler, lawn chairs...

Firemen's July Fourth Celebration and Fury on the Fourth

July 4

The Lee County Sheriff's Posse and Giddings Volunteer Fire Department team up for a big Fourth of Ju...

Glen Rose

Homeschool Class and Tour: Giraffes

March 30

Join along for an encounter to remember as you visit the “tower” (herd) of reticulated giraffes....

Our Moms And Yours

May 9

Bring your mom to meet some of the animal moms. You’ll start by meeting at the Overlook, where you...

Mother's Day Brunch

May 10

Let mom relax and enjoy the breathtaking view from the glass-walled pavilion at Foothills Safari Cam...

Wine and Art Festival

June 11-13

A family-friendly festival celebrating Texas wine and local artists, the second annual Wine and Art ...

Photo Tour

June 13

Photographers can catch the dusk light, which is the best light possible for afternoon photos. The t...

Father’s Day Sunset Safari Dinner and Tour

June 20

Show dad how much he means to you by spending the evening at Fossil Rim. Start the event at the Over...

Father’s Day Barbecue

June 21

Let dad relax this Father's Day with an afternoon at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Dad and guests enjo...

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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