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Abilene

West Texas Fair and Rodeo

Sept. 10-19

If you're looking for fun and excitement for the whole family, don't miss this fair and rodeo with e...

Big Country Balloon Fest (CANCELED)

Sept. 25-27

Sponsored by Optimist Unlimited, the 26th annual event includes hot air balloons, live entertainment...

24fps International Short Film Festival (CANCELED)

Nov. 6-7

This unique short film festival, now in its 21st year, is a juried competition for student and indep...

Amarillo

Tri-State Fair and Rodeo

Sept. 18-26

This is one of Amarillo's longest-running events with rides, food, exhibits, and lots of action....

Arlington

River Legacy Fall Festival

Oct. 10-11

A family-friendly fall festival combines the best of After Dark in the Park and the city’s Eco-Fes...

Austin

Bat Fest

Aug. 29

Come see 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. ...

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival

Sept. 16-19

Founded in 2012, the festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from aroun...

Austin City Limits Music Festival

Oct. 2-4, 9-11

One of the country's largest celebrations of live music, this two-weekend, six-day festival brings t...

Texas Book Festival

Nov. 7-8

Known as one of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 13-15

The annual culinary extravaganza offers three days of delicious food and wine along with panels and ...

Bastrop

Homecoming and Rodeo

July 31-Aug. 1

Originating in 1947 as a way of welcoming back 90,000 soldiers who had been based at Camp Swift duri...

Bedford

Bedford Blues and Barbecue Festival

Sept. 4-6

Spend Labor Day weekend with three days of live music and tasty barbecue from pitmasters throughout ...

Bowie

July Jam

July 25

A preview of the championship Fiddler’s Contest held at the Chicken and Bread Days Heritage Festiv...

Chicken and Bread Days Heritage Festival

Oct. 3

Bringing back the history of the community, this daylong family-friendly event has become a downtown...

Brenham

Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Festival

Aug. 8

It's lavender blooming season, and this festival celebrates all things lavender, including lavender ...

Washington County Fair

Sept. 11-19

Established in 1868, the Washington County Fair is the first and oldest county fair held in Texas. E...

Texas Arts and Music Festival

Oct. 16-18

Watch a muralist’s creative magic appear on the exterior wall of another building in historic down...

Fall Festival of Roses

Nov. 6-7

Eight acres of award-winning display gardens provide the lush setting for this annual festival. The ...

Bryan

Messina Hof Wine and Roses Festival

Oct. 17 rescheduled date

Located at the Messina Hof estate winery, this weekend festival celebrates the 36th anniversary of t...

Caldwell

Kolache Festival

Sept. 12

Celebrate the revitalization of Czech heritage. Learn Czech philosophy, dance to polka music, and si...

Cameron

Steak, Stein, and Wine Festival

Oct. 24

Join the Cameron Chamber of Commerce for this annual event that's packed with activities, entertainm...

Chappell Hill

Scarecrow Festival

Oct. 10-11

Chappell Hill's magical land of scarecrows is back, and this year's festival boasts more than 250 ju...

Clute

Great Texas Mosquito Festival (Postponed till 2021)

July 23-25

At this three-day, fun-filled family event, expect to see several booths featuring a variety of food...

Coleman

Deer Hunters Festival

Nov. 6

Coleman County shows its appreciation for hunters and the hunting industry with a barbecue dinner th...

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Comic Con

July 10-12

Let out your inner geek and spend the weekend celebrating comics, TV, film, toys, games, cosplay, an...

Roger Creager's Coastal Bender

Aug. 14-16

The American Bank Center's homegrown event, Roger Creager's Coastal Bender is a three-day outdoors e...

Que Bueno Taco Fest

Sept. 12

This street festival celebrates everyone’s love for tacos and includes taco competitions, music, l...

Surftober Fest

Oct. 3

Corpus Christi's coastal spin on Oktoberfest, Surftoberfest, is a celebration rich in German culture...

Texas Jazz Festival (CANCELED)

Oct. 17

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the festival. Due to COVID-19, the festival has changed to a...

Dia De Los Muertos

Oct. 31

Corpus Christi celebrates “Day of the Dead” every year at this downtown street festival. This tr...

Greek Food Festival

Nov. 6-8

Baklava, gyros, and music await you at this annual festival, where you can immerse yourself in the f...

Jewish Food Festival

Nov. 14-15

This annual festival celebrates Jewish culture through its food and includes live music and shopping...

Buc Days

Nov. 19-29

A Corpus Christi tradition for 83 years, this culturally diverse event grabs the attention of South ...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 21

Get your palate ready to taste wine from vineyards across the state of Texas and hang out in Herita...

Dallas

Basically Beethoven Festival

July 12, 19, 26

Happy 250th birthday, Ludwig van Beethoven. To celebrate, listen to free, family-friendly classical ...

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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