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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.

La Grange

Best Little Cowboy Gathering

March 12-13

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls—or anyone who enjoys all things Western—this event is for you. ...

Llano

Fiddle Fest

April 3

This year, the Llano Fiddle Fest has scaled back its popular weekend event to just one day, but the ...

Marble Falls

Mayfest

May 5-8

Celebrate spring in the Hill Country with local craft beer and wine tents, live concerts, and a carn...

Sculpture on Main

May 7-8

Downtown Marble Falls turns into a block wide art festival with pieces by the Texas Society of Sculp...

Marfa

CineMarfa

April 29-May 2

The film festival began in 2011 as the brainchild of a group of artists and other creative people wh...

Mineral Wells

Crazy Water Festival

Oct. 8-9, 2021

The 41st annual Crazy Water Festival is a crazy fun time for a crazy-good cause. There are vendors, ...

New Braunfels

Founders Day Parade

March 20

Every 25 years since the founding of the city, there has been a parade and celebration in downtown N...

New Ulm

HoneyBee Jubilee

May 1

Discover honey- and bee-related food, health, and beauty products, artwork, and fine crafts. Educate...

Nocona

Mardi Gras Ball

Jan. 30

The festival kicks off with costumes and masks galore and the selection of the Mardi Gras king and q...

Mardi Gras Nocona Style

Feb. 11-13

It's all about the beads and classic cars in this fun, family-friendly and pet-friendly event. Enjoy...

Palacios

Matagorda Bay Birdfest

March 19-21

The fourth annual festival is three fun-filled days that include professional birding tours, kayak t...

Palestine

Dogwood Trails Celebration

March 19-April 4

For more than 80 years, Palestine has celebrated the Dogwood Trails Festival. Enjoy the delicate bea...

Dogwood Festival featuring Music & Arts

March 20

The Dogwood Festival is one of the longest-running festivals in the state of Texas. The festival kic...

Old Time Music and Dulcimer Festival

March 26-28

The dulcimer, a fretted string instrument originally played in the Appalachian region of the U.S., i...

Plano

Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival

March 6-7

The annual festival offers a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly experience with fly fishing manufacturer...

Plano Artfest

April 24

Built around artistic inclusiveness, creative curiosities, and cultural connection, the Plano Artfes...

Port Aransas

Texas SandFest

April 23-25

If you love sandcastles, then Texas SandFest is the best place in the world to check out some of the...

Wooden Boat Festival

April 30-May 2

Bring your wooden boats to display. Boats don't need to be fancy, just made of wood. They can even b...

Port Arthur

Cajun Heritage Festival

April 17

Tune in to Cajun culture with real Cajun music, dancing, food, and fun. Past festivals have had Caju...

Portland

Windfest

April 9-11

The annual family-fun festival held in the coastal town of Portland has a parade, cookoff, the Dachs...

Poteet

Strawberry Festival

April 4-11

Held annually in April for more than 70 years, the festival has continuous entertainment featuring c...

Rockport

Lamardi Gras - CANCELED

Feb. 6-7

This festival features food, fun, entertainment, a parade, and enjoyment for all. Festivities take p...

Rockport-Fulton Pirate Festival

April 17

Held in conjunction with the Rockport-Fulton Market Days, this new festival features vendors, food, ...

Rockport Wine Festival

May 29-30

The Texas Maritime Museum celebrates Memorial Day weekend with the 25th annual Rockport Festival of...

San Angelo

Book Festival

April 9-11

The ninth annual San Antonio Book Festival takes place virtually, with writers, moderators, attendee...

San Antonio

Fiesta San Antonio

April 15-25

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

Sealy

Spring Fest

April 24

Partake in an old-fashioned picnic with vintage games and entertainment. There is a car show, chili ...

Seguin

Lone Star Festival

May 29

As part of the Book Festival Network, this festival supports Texas authors and readers. The money ra...

Sherman

Main Street Mardi Gras

Feb. 13

Visit shops and restaurants in downtown Sherman at the annual Main Street Mardi Gras celebration. Th...

Celtic Festival and Highland Games

March 20-21

Come to the Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland Games for Celtic dancing, the Viking Village, Scott...

Texoma Earth Day Festival

April 17

The festival offers a family-friendly environment where attendees can learn more about their impact ...

Taylor

Williamson County Fair and Rodeo

Oct. 21-24, 2021

It's rodeo time in Taylor and this three-day fair and rodeo consists of 100 shopping vendors, great ...

Van Horn

Cinco de Mayo Festival

May 1

Celebrate the culture and traditions of Mexico with food, arts and crafts, mariachi bands, folklóri...

Waxahachie

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

April 10-11, 17-18, 24-25; May 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31

Celebrating its 40th season, this North Texas tradition is a Renaissance-themed festival set in a re...

Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival

April 22-24

This three-day celebration offers movies and music made in Texas by Texans in the town where "Bonnie...

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