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Texas Cigar Festival

Aug. 8

Cigar aficionados have access to manufacturers, exclusive cigars, great food, drinks, and sought-aft...

Creole Heritage Festival

Sept. 26

Guests experience a full day of live music, an assortment of flavorful food from restaurants and foo...

Bayou City Art Festival

Oct. 10-11

Downtown Houston becomes a mecca for guests to meet artists, view original works, and purchase one-o...

Comicpalooza

May 21-23

Texas’ largest pop-culture festival draws fans of art, celebrity, comics, films, gaming, and liter...

Ingram

Texas Arts and Crafts Fair

Sept. 26-27

More than 150 artists, exhibitors, musicians, and demonstrators sprawl across 13 acres in Hill Count...

Kerr County Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games

Oct. 10-11

Celebrate Celtic heritage with athletic contests, a Highland dance competition, food, music, and tra...

Jacksonville

Tomato Fest

Sept. 12-19

For one week in June, Jacksonville becomes "Tomatoville." One of the most popular events of the fest...

Junction

BBQ Cookoff

Sept. 5

On the Saturday before Labor Day, celebrate the holiday at this annual barbecue cookoff and arts and...

Kerrville

Fall Native Plant Sale and Festival

Oct. 3

At this family-friendly event, you can find a native plant and tree sale, expert advice for success ...

Kerrville Folk Festival

Oct. 8-18

The longest continuously running music festival in the United States offers 18 days and nights of mu...

River Festival

Oct. 17

Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and come out and enjoy live music, games, river activities, a...

Chalk Festival

Oct. 17-18

This sixth annual festival celebrates the art of street painting, with a kids' chalk zone, face pain...

Kerr County Fair and Carnival/Midway

Oct. 22-25

The 41st annual county fair includes vendors, a petting zoo, children’s activities, judged exhibit...

Mountain Bike Fest

Oct. 24-25

The largest mountain bike festival in Texas appeals to families as well as a wide variety of outdoor...

Pumpkin Run and Harvest Festival

Oct. 31

At the 10th annual Pumpkin Run, come dressed in costume and then stay for the Harvest Festival, a fr...

Festival of the Arts

Nov. 7-8

At this two-day juried fine arts show and sale, more than 100 artists working in a variety of media ...

La Grange

Fayette County Fair

Sept. 3-6

Taking place every year on Labor Day weekend, the Fayette County Fair offers all of the events and a...

Schmeckenfest

Dec. 5

The 13th annual Schmeckenfest is a Christmas festival that kicks off the holiday season. The parade ...

Lakehills

Medina Lake Cajun Festival (CANCELED)

Sept. 26

The 40th annual festival rolls out the good times by bringing the food, music, and culture of Louisi...

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...

Levelland

Early Settler's Day

July 11

The morning begins with the Rotary Pancake Breakfast, and then goes into the parade and onto merchan...

Lewisville

Western Days Festival

Sept. 25-26

Held each year in Old Town Lewisville, the Western Days Festival celebrates Western culture with liv...

Llano

Rock'N Riverfest

Sept. 4-6 (rescheduled date)

Gather at the Llano River for a day of fun with jet ski races, vendors, food, music, a car show, pet...

Llano County Fall Festival

Oct. 16-18

Celebrate the fall season with kids' rides and activities, flint rock knapping (shaping), live music...

Longview

Gregg County Fair and Expo

Sept. 4-12

The Longview Jaycees present a week-long, old-fashioned country fair with carnival rides, games, exh...

Lubbock

National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration

Sept. 11-13

Celebrate Western heritage and cowboy culture with musical entertainers, poetry and storytelling, a ...

Magnolia

Stroll Thru the Renaissance

Sept. 26

With the help of actors and musicians from the Texas Renaissance Festival, visitors go back in time ...

Mckinney

Ice Cream Crank-Off and Festival

July 19

The coolest place to be on National Ice Cream Day is at the 25th annual Ice Cream Crank-Off and Fest...

Oktoberfest

Sept. 25-27

Presented by McKinney Main Street, Oktoberfest is a family favorite, offering authentic German music...

Mesquite

Texas Haunters Convention 2020

July 24-26

Explore more than 35,000 square feet of family-friendly vendors, events, demonstrations, and classes...

PumpkinFest

Oct. 17

Welcome the fall season at this annual festival. Coordinate a family costume and enjoy events and pe...

Mineral Wells

Crazy Water Festival

Oct. 9-10

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

Merry Wells Christmas Festival and Lighted Parade

Nov. 28-Dec. 25

This must-do event to kick off the Christmas season is a day-long festival on Nov. 28 that ends with...

Naples

Watermelon Festival

July 24-26

The 82nd festival is one of the biggest events in the area and draws people from far and wide. There...

New Braunfels

QuiltFest 2020

July 24-25

The festival includes a judged quilt show (the theme is "A Kaleidoscope of Color"), a boutique featu...

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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