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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

Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo

April 30-May 1

A weekend full of flight brings a variety of static and in-air displays, including fun from the U.S...

Austin

Bat Fest

Aug. 29, 2021

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

Bandera

Women's Ranch Rodeo and Kids' Mutton Busting

March 6

Capping off a weekend of events, this rodeo is presented by the Bandera ProRodeo Association and fea...

RiverFest

June 26

Kayak races and rentals, a river rodeo, a car show, live music, children's activities, and a barbecu...

Cedar Park

Greater Austin Comic Con

June 18-20

Celebrate all things pop culture. This event includes vendors, gaming competitions, cosplay contests...

Columbus

Magnolia Days Festival

May 14-15

Held on the courthouse square under the shade of 100-year-old live oak and magnolia trees, the Magno...

Corpus Christi

Buc Days

April 29-May 9

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

Dallas

Blooms Festival: “America the Beautiful”  

Feb. 20-April 11

Named by Architectural Digest as one of the "15 Breathtaking Botanical Gardens to Visit This Season,...

Denton

Art After School

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2, 9, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27

Presented by the Greater Denton Arts Council, the Art After School program are four-week sessions ge...

Greater Donuts Arts and Crafts

Feb. 20-July 17

Find family fun at the art center each month with free donuts, coffee, crafts, and art exhibits to s...

Fort Worth

Mayfest

April 29-May 2

Fun for the whole family, the annual Mayfest takes place in Trinity Park located off of University D...

Fredericksburg

Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum

March 15-20

The museum grounds are full of living history presenters including Texas Rangers and activities such...

Crawfish Festival

May 28-30

Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Jaycees, this festival serves up great Cajun food, live music, and a...

Fulton

Oysterfest

March 4-7

This event features live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, a carnival and parade, and men's and ...

Grapevine

First Fridays at Nash Farm

March 5

First Friday of every month offers a series of family-friendly educational experiences designed to t...

Houston

Livestock Show and Rodeo

May 4-23

Over the years, more than 2 million people annually attend Houston's livestock show and rodeo. The e...

Kerrville

Renaissance Festival

Jan. 29-31

The Kerrville Renaissance Festival returns for the fifth year with a different look for its three-da...

Easterfest

April 3

A fun-filled community event, Easterfest includes a barbecue and chili cookoff, food, games, rides, ...

Folk Festival

May 27-31

Featuring songwriters of national and international acclaim, the Kerrville Folk Festival is the long...

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. ...

Lake Jackson

Bird Banding

Feb. 20

Watch volunteers collect baseline data on bird populations at the sanctuary. The banding station is ...

Mckinney

Dinosaurs Live!

Sept. 5, 2020-Feb. 15, 2021

Encounter the 46-foot tall T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trail...

Krewe of Barkus Dog Parade

Feb. 14

This event is now a virtual event. Celebrate Mardi Gras McKinney style at Krewe of Barkus, which h...

Mesquite

Daddy Daughter Dance

Feb. 6

Fathers and daughters are invited to this annual dance at the Mesquite Convention Center. Two time s...

Mother and Son Dance

March 6

Moms and sons can spend a fun and memorable evening together at this annual dance. ...

BullyPedex Kennel Club

March 13

Fans of the bully dog attend this kennel club expo and show to register their dog, meet other owners...

Just Between Friends

March 16-22

Save on everything for the kids in your life at this semi-annual shopping event. Find new and gently...

Eggcitement with the Bunny

March 20

Celebrate the holiday with the family and participate in this free annual Easter egg hunt. ...

Nexstar National Talent Competition

March 26-28

At this national dance competition, dancers of all levels showcase their hard work and talents in a ...

North Texas Cat Show

April 17-18

More than 200 fabulous felines are on parade and judged on qualities like appearance, agility, and c...

KidFish

April 17

Mesquite Parks and Recreation partners with the KidFish Foundation to provide a free annual youth fi...

Doggy Derby Day

April 24

Join the fun that includes the Derby Hat Contest (person and pet), special historical park tours, pe...

Read, Talk, Play In Person

April 28

Join the Mesquite Arts Council for this superhero-themed event on National Superhero Day. Activities...

Cinco De Mayo

May 1

Every year the City of Mesquite celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a community event offered in partnersh...

BullyPedex Kennel Club

May 12

Fans of the bully dog attend this kennel club expo and show to register their dog, meet other owners...

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