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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.

Abilene

Big Country Air and Expo

May 1

A weekend full of fun and flight features a variety of static and in-air displays on the grounds of ...

Angleton

“Move Over Sir: Women Working on the Railroad”

April 1-30

When the railroad allowed the American public to move westward, it not only opened up possibilities ...

Austin

"Lady Bird: Beyond the Wildflowers"

April 4, 2020-August 8, 2021

This new exhibition celebrates the life and legacy of former first lady of the United States, Lady B...

Virtual Exhibit: "Access Delayed—African American Suffragist’s Courageous Influence on the 19th Amendment"

Feb. 19-Dec. 31

Texas Folklife virtually exhibits a curated collection of quilts created by Quilt Friends Collective...

"Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World"

May 19-Aug. 15

The exhibition takes visitors on a fascinating exploration of the science, sound, history, and pop c...

"Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow"

June 19-Nov. 28

Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this exhibition explores the struggle for full citizen...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Nov. 14

The internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film, and music hosts it...

Bandera

Cowboys On Main

June 5, 12, 19, 26

Find all kinds of free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera every Saturday this summer. Possible activitie...

Cowboys On Main

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Find free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities in past years have included chuck wagon storyte...

Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

July 23

This ceremony recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals and wondrous characters who, th...

National Day of the American Cowboy

July 24

Enjoy a fun-filled day around the courthouse with live music, reenactments, arts and crafts, childre...

Cowboys On Main

Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28

Find free cowboy fun in downtown Bandera. Activities in past years have included chuck wagon storyte...

Burton

Cotton Gin Festival

April 17

The 32nd annual festival starts off with the Main Street parade and includes the children’s bicycl...

Corpus Christi

Buc Days

April 29-May 9

Since 1938, the Buccaneer Commission, a nonprofit organization, has annually staged the Buccaneer Da...

Corsicana

AirSho

Oct. 16 (new date)

"The Best Little Airshow in Texas" describes this 22nd annual event with historic airplanes on displ...

El Paso

Viva! El Paso

June-July

Enjoy El Paso’s own outdoor musical extravaganza, in the McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre. This colo...

Billy the Kid Festival

June 5-6

An Old West gunfight, ghost tour, and performances of the play "1876: Billy the Kid" are just a few ...

Elgin

Juneteenth Street Dance and Parade

June 11-12

Elgin's annual Juneteenth celebration kicks off with vendors in Veterans’ Memorial Park on Friday ...

Fort Worth

Juneteenth

June 1-19

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

Fredericksburg

Maifest: A German Chorale Concert

May 2

Listen to an evening of German song and Fredericksburg gemütlichkeit (hospitality) featuring two hi...

175th Anniversary Opening Weekend Ceremonies

May 7-9

The town of Fredericksburg is throwing a big three-day bash for its 175th birthday. The festivities ...

Texas Ranger Day and History Symposium

Aug. 7

Honoring those who have served and those still commissioned, Texas Rangers Day is a two-part event t...

Freeport

"Apron Strings: Ties to the Past"

June 16-Aug. 11

This museum exhibit features 51 vintage and contemporary ways that the apron has been viewed as an e...

Goliad

Wayback Wednesdays

June 2-July 28

The history of Presidio La Bahia, Texas' only fully restored Spanish presidio, is brought to life ev...

Grapevine

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Nov. 6, 2021

Now a biennial event, this tour features properties throughout Grapevine's Historic Township. As par...

Houston

"Creative Activism Now"

Feb. 9-May 31

The Czech Center Museum Houston's "Creative Activism Now" exhibit helps children learn about the Hol...

Huntsville

Summer Genealogy Weekend

July 30-31

This two-day event highlights helpful genealogical databases and websites, DNA, and Fold3 (military ...

Irving

"Lonesome Dove: Photographs by Bill Wittliff"

March 6-July 11

Capturing the sweeping visual imagery of the original miniseries, the "Lonesome Dove" exhibition p...

Jefferson

Historical Pilgrimage

April 29-May 2

Four of Jefferson's finest historical homes and featured gardens are open to the public on this annu...

"The Diamond Bessie Murder Trial"

April 29-May 2

This unique theatrical adaptation recreates the last stages of a nationally famous trial that actual...

Civil War Living History Day

April 29-May 2

School groups, families, and Civil War history enthusiasts can find more than 20 educational station...

Battle for Jefferson Reenactment (Canceled)

April 30-May 2

Come and experience two live full-scale reenactmentst of Civil War battles, complete with infantry, ...

Lake Jackson

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

June 5

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

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

July 3

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

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Aug. 7

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

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