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Abilene

Children's Art and Literacy Festival

June 11-13

The ninth annual festival celebrating the summer artist on display at the National Center for Childr...

Alpine

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

July 17-19, 24-26; July 31-Aug. 2

Theatre of the Big Bend presents its outdoor production of this 1967 musical comedy with music and l...

Amarillo

Muttfest

May 17

Voted one of the city's top three festivals, Muttfest is the longest-running fundraiser for the Amar...

Boys Ranch Rodeo +adventureFEST

Sept. 20

This event is all about the boys and girls of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, a residential community open ...

Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association Wrangler World Championship

Oct. 13-17

See cowgirls and cowboys shoot their best shot at targets while on horseback. In this fast-action ti...

Austin

Monster Jam

April 18-19

The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world returns to Austin for anothe...

Pet Expo

Aug. 22-23

Four-legged friends can receive ""spa treatments"" from local groomers, sample delicious treats, and...

Bat Fest

Aug. 29

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

Brazoria

Migration Celebration

April 25-26

Activities for children include archery, fishing for catfish, a BB gun range, bug sweeping, microsco...

Burton

Cotton Gin Festival

April 18

The festival starts off with the Main Street parade and includes the children’s bicycle parade. En...

Cameron

Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

July 4

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the square in downtown Cameron with games for children and adults, c...

Cat Spring

Cat Spring Ag Society June Fest

June 6

The 164th annual festival offers family fun with a live auction, food, and a dance. ...

Cedar Park

"Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue"

March 31-April 1

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Botto...

Greater Austin Comic Con (Postponed)

June 20-21

Celebrate all things pop culture at the Greater Austin Comic Con. This event features vendors, gamin...

Clute

"Peter Pan"

July 10-12; 17-19

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International, this musical is based on the...

Great Texas Mosquito Festival

July 23-25

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

Corpus Christi

Big Bloom Plant Sale and Garden Festival

April 4

The spring Garden Festival and only plant sale of the year has children's activities, an orchid sale...

Decatur

Eighter from Decatur Food Truck Challenge

May 2

Food trucks compete for various awards, and a kids zone and music keep visitors entertained. ...

Denison

Bark and Paws Festival

May 2

Denison has gone to the dogs. Join in and celebrate man's best friend with dog contests, live entert...

Dripping Springs

Hill Country Living Festival and Rainwater Revival

Oct. 24

Celebrate the art of catching the rain and living lightly, responsibly, and beautifully in the Texas...

El Paso

Ice Cream Fest

June 21

Located in downtown El Paso, the festival has ice cream vendors, food booths, a game zone, face pain...

Elgin

Western Days

June 22-27

The 51st annual Western Days festival hits historic Elgin with a week packed with fun activities for...

Ennis

Main Street Midway

April 22-26

Historic downtown Ennis is bustling with rides, food, and games. Bring the whole family and celebrat...

Fort Worth

Mayfest

April 30-May 3

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

Anime Frontier

May 8-10

Japan takes over the Fort Worth Convention Center on May 8-10 with a convention unlike any other in ...

National Day of the American Cowboy

July 25

Saddle up for the Fort Worth Stockyards' National Day of The American Cowboy. Don’t miss out on a ...

Fredericksburg

"The Lion King Jr."

July 23-26

Fredericksburg Youth Theater presents this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. The African savannah comes...

Freeport

Kidfest

Aug. 1

Bring the whole family to enjoy a waterslide, petting zoo, games, hot dogs, music, a rock-climbing w...

Galveston

The Grand Kids Festival

April 4

Presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House, this festival is designed as an avenue to introduce childr...

Glen Rose

Homeschool Class and Tour: Giraffes

March 30

Join along for an encounter to remember as you visit the “tower” (herd) of reticulated giraffes....

Graham

Duck Derby

April 18

Join the Rotarians for a family fun day where thousands of rubber ducks are launched into the water ...

Remembering Wyatt Dale

May 16

Help save lives one life jacket at a time. The seventh annual event promotes water safety awareness ...

Granbury

Granbury Salute

May 23-25

Spend Memorial Day weekend in Granbury for a patriotic time to remember. The weekend honors those wh...

Grapevine

Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites

May 15-Sept. 20

In this highly immersive and engaging exhibit, families discover the joy and power of reading at any...

SummerBlast

May 22-Sept. 7

The 12th annual SummerBlast features fun for the whole family including water parks, special exhibit...

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled in the interest of safety and participants’ well-being. 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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