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Eagle Pass

Mexico Independence Celebration

Sept. 15

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with the traditional "grito" or shout for independence. ...

Edinburg

UFO Festival

Aug. 13-15

UFO enthusiasts gather once again for this three-day event that kicks off with an open-mic event at ...

South Texas International Film Festival

Sept. 9-12

Consisting of a four-day festival featuring full-length, regional, and short-film competitions, and ...

George West

Mel Tillis Jr. in Concert

Sept. 12

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

Dean Miller in Concert

Sept. 12

Dean Miller, son of Roger Miller, performs in the Legends of Country Music Series. ...

A Day of Stories

Nov. 7

George West, the Storytelling Capital of Texas, is home to the Dobie West Performing Arts Theatre, w...

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...

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...

"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 ...

Contemporary Drawings

Aug. 27-Jan. 3, 2021

The McNay has long been known for its collection of drawings and watercolors by American modernists....

World Heritage Festival

Sept. 9-13

The fifth annual World Heritage Festival is a collaborative event to celebrate and promote the histo...

Pet Expo

Sept. 12-13

At the all-indoor and air-conditioned Pet Expo, pets can receive "spa treatments" from local groomer...

Los Tres Grandes: Obras de Rivera, Siqueiros, y Orozco

Sept. 17-Jan. 3

Take the rare opportunity to see nearly all of the McNay Art Museum's prints by “los tres grandes"...

Zoo Boo

Sept. 19-Oct. 31

A family-friendly, non-spooky Halloween celebration held every weekend day in September and October,...

"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 ...

"Robert Indiana: A Legacy of Love"

Oct. 15-Jan. 24

A self-proclaimed “painter of signs,” Robert Indiana shaped a highly original body of work that ...

Alamo Orchid Society Show and Sale

Oct. 16-18

Stroll through rooms filled with gorgeous orchid displays and marvel at hundreds of orchids from aro...

Fiesta San Antonio

Nov. 5-15

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

Festival de Animales

Nov. 7-8

At this official two-day Fiesta event, guests can celebrate the animals, culture, and food of Latin ...

Zoo Lights

Nov. 19-Dec. 31

Expect a wild night as the zoo decks the halls with jaw-dropping light displays and fills the park w...

Weslaco

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. 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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