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Upcoming Events in South Texas Plains

Eagle Pass

Independence Day Celebration

July 4

Includes live music and an official ceremony before a fireworks extravaganza after dark....

Edinburg

Texas Cook'Em High Steaks

July 4

The 15th annual competition features grill masters battling it out for the best chicken, ribs, brisk...

Texas Cook'em: High Steaks

July 4

Competitors battle it out on the grill to cook the best chicken, ribs, brisket, and rib-eye steak fo...

George West

Mel Tillis, Jr. in Concert

June 6

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Mel Tillis, Jr. carries on the musical tradition set forth by his...

Goliad

Spring Floatilla

April 25

Join in a family-friendly, 6.5-mile float down the Goliad Paddle Trail from the U.S. 59 landing to t...

Cinco de May Goliad

May 1-3

Goliad is the birthplace of General Zaragoza, the Mexican general and hero of Cinco de Mayo. Each ye...

Market Days

June 13

This market has vendors placed around the beautiful courthouse square. The vendors and variety chang...

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...

Mcallen

Young Adventurers Workshop: Bubble Bubble

April 7

These workshops introduce young scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a themed...

Bunny Bash

April 11

Join along for an egg-cellent celebration all day. There is an egg hunt, museum activities, exhibits...

Young Adventurers Workshop: Sink or Float

May 5

These workshops introduce young scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a themed...

Mission

Wild Gardening Festival

April 18-21

Presenters share their knowledge and experience with gardeners, from newbie to naturalist-level, in ...

Pleasanton

Battle of Medina Commemorative Ceremony

Aug. 15

The Battle of Medina was fought in the approximate area of modern day Leming, Texas in Atascosa Coun...

San Antonio

Story Nite

Feb. 5, 2020-Dec. 2, 2021

The monthly meeting of the San Antonio Storytellers Association (SASA) includes stories told by SASA...

"Texas Women: A New History of Abstract Art"

Feb. 7-May 3

San Antonio Museum of Art presents the first large-scale exhibition to focus on women abstract artis...

Arts e Platters

April 9

Arts e Platters is the Autism Treatment Center’s annual fundraiser that features a silent auction ...

Armed Forces River Parade

May 16

A free parade dedicated to the men and women in all branches of the United States Armed Forces, this...

Celebrity Fan Fest

June 11-14

San Antonio's premier comic con is an interactive, pop culture festival featuring the best A-List Ho...

"America’s Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution"

June 12-Sept. 6

This exhibition explores the history of American Impressionism, bringing approximately 75 works toge...

Fiesta Noche del Rio

June 12-Aug. 8

On Friday and Saturday nights, enjoy mariachis, flamenco guitar, singing, dancing, and a cool drink ...

"Everett Spruce: Texas Reimagined"

Oct. 9-Jan. 3

Everett Spruce (1908–2002) was the most celebrated painter in Texas in the first half of the 20th ...

Fiesta San Antonio

Nov. 5-15 (Rescheduled dates)

Alamo City's oldest and biggest festival of the year offers more than 100 events around town, includ...

Weslaco

Firework Festival

July 4

It's America's birthday, and Weslaco is celebrating in true American fashion. The family-friendly en...

Alfresco Weslaco

Aug. 20

The city of Weslaco and Weslaco Economic Development host Alfresco Weslaco every third Thursday of t...

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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