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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

Tamasha la wa Africa—Celebration of Africa

Sept. 25

Honor the music, dance, art, cuisine, and culture of Africa and the African community in Abilene. Ho...

Alpine

Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Feb. 18-19

Polish your boots and brush off your best hat. The Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering has been preser...

Anson

The Texas Cowboys' Christmas Ball

Dec. 16-18

Originating in 1885, this ball includes dances that are still presented in a frontier atmosphere, wi...

Austin

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...

"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...

Powwow

Nov. 6

For more than 25 years, the Austin Powwow has been the largest powwow of its kind in Texas, featurin...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Nov. 14

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

Bandera

Cowboys On Main

Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27

Every Saturday, visitors can see and take pictures of Redneck the Longhorn, visit with Kelly Scott a...

Frontier Times Jamboree

Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28

Join this jamboree on the fourth Sunday of each month for live music, storytelling, and fun for all ...

Veterans Parade and Barbecue

Nov. 13

This day honors veterans of Bandera County, with military members and their families displaying memo...

Boerne

A Day at the Farm and Farmers Market

Sept. 4-Nov. 27

This Texas Hill Country destination hosts an open-air farmers market every Saturday. Buy products di...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour

Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 13, 27

The Kuhlmann-King house offers the public an opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour and Prost! Brewing Beer

Sept. 11, 25

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour and Ghost Stories

Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Holidays at the Kuhlmann King

Nov. 27, Dec. 11

Come see the holidays as celebrated in the 1880s. The museum is decorated for the season and plans i...

Brazoria

Henry Smith Day

Nov. 15

Henry Smith, an early educator during the Republic of Texas, is honored at his statue on the grounds...

Burnet

Fort Croghan Day

Oct. 9

Step back into the 1850s and see what life was like in Texas during frontier times. There are demons...

Corsicana

AirSho

Oct. 16 (new date)

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

Cuero

Weekend in Olde DeWitt

Sept. 25-26

Wagonloads of fun await as DeWitt County's storied history and ethnic roots come to life in downtown...

Dallas

Wings Over Dallas Airshow

Oct. 29-31

World War II-themed aircrafts provide thrilling aerial activities and living history reenactments wi...

Fort Worth

Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show

Oct. 23-24

One of the largest, longest-running, and most successful civilian air shows in the nation, this even...

Fredericksburg

Sängerfest of Texas German Choirs (CANCELED)

Sept. 25

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 2021. The 129th Sängerfest is hosted by the Hermann Sons Gemischter Cho...

Oktoberfest

Oct. 1-3

Celebrate the fun and flavor of Fredericksburg's German heritage at the 49th annual Oktoberfest, fea...

Die Kϋnstler von Fredericksburg Art Show and Sale

Nov. 12-14

Die Künstler von Fredericksburg (the artists of Fredericksburg), or DK for short, is an all-volunte...

Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering

Nov. 12-13

An event for all ages, come listen to songwriters, poets, balladeers, and artists who pay tribute to...

Frisco

Oktoberfest

Oct. 2

This family-friendly traditional Oktoberfest celebration features live music, a marktplatz with 100 ...

Galveston

Island Oktoberfest

Oct. 22-24

Island Oktoberfest “oompahs” back to Galveston for its 39th year, celebrating German heritage wi...

George West

Live Oak County Courthouse Centennial Celebration

Dec. 4

Learn the history of the Live Oak County Courthouse and celebrate its 100 years of service to the co...

Grand Prairie

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

Nov. 10

Join Stacey Abrams, political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, and New York Times bests...

Grapevine

Nash Farm Fall Roundup

Oct. 16

Jump feet-first into fall during Grapevine’s Historic Nash Farm’s Fall Roundup. This family-frie...

Nash Farm's Bewitched by the Barn

Oct. 22

Enjoy a night at Nash Farm's historic barn for tales of old, popcorn and cider, and stories that get...

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Nov. 6, 2021

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

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 6

You're invited to honor military veterans at the Veterans Day Parade in historic downtown Grapevine....

Hearne

Sesquicentennial Celebration

Oct. 23

Happy 150th birthday, Hearne! Join in for an all-day celebration with music, a cornhole tournament, ...

Henderson

Heritage Syrup Festival

Nov. 13

The tradition of ribbon cane syrup making is commemorated at this festival. The highlight of the onl...

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