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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.

Kerrville

Easterfest

April 3

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

Llano

Llano River Chuckwagon Cookoff

April 2-3

Every year since 2005, a group of chuckwagon enthusiasts get together on the banks of the Llano Rive...

Crawfish Open

April 16-17

It's crawfish season and the Llano Crawfish Open celebrates with great food, arts and crafts, the Cr...

Madisonville

Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen's Association Dinner and Dance

May 1

The Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association was officially organized in 1941 and has been a ...

Magnolia

Magnolia Showdown Barbecue Cookoff

April 23-24

Held annually, the Magnolia Showdown is sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society. Non-sanctioned...

Marble Falls

"Howdy-Roo" Regional CASI Chili Championship and Lonestar Barbecue State Championship

May 1

The 49th annual chili championship and 26th annual barbecue championship competitions include chili,...

Highland Lakes Pod Backbone Creek Chili Cookoff

May 2

Sample a chili cookoff with proceeds benefiting local Marble Falls charities. ...

Mayfest

May 5-8

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

Mesquite

Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival

Feb. 27-28

Taking place at this indoor/outdoor venue, the event offers attendees a myriad of fly fishing manufa...

Midfield

Denim and Diamonds

May 13

The Boys and Girls Club of Palacios puts on a dinner and dance to raise money for the organization. ...

New Braunfels

Game Day 5K and Tailgate Party

Feb. 7

Burn off some calories in your favorite team jersey, tailgate, and get the party started in Gruene. ...

Sweethearts Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist

Feb. 14

In the tradition of a New Orleans-style gospel brunch, Gruene Hall serves up inspiring gospel music ...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

Feb. 18

On the third Thursday of each month throughout the year (except January), a featured winemaker showc...

Old Gruene Market Days

Feb. 20-21

Nearly 100 vendors offer uniquely crafted items and packaged Texas foods. Market hours are 10 a.m. t...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

March 18

On the third Thursday of the month, The Grapevine offers opportunities to enjoy Texas wines in Gruen...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

April 15

On the third Thursday of the month, The Grapevine offers opportunities to enjoy Texas wines in Gruen...

Come and Taste It: Meet Texas' Best Winemakers

May 20

On the third Thursday of the month, The Grapevine offers opportunities to enjoy Texas wines in Gruen...

New Ulm

HoneyBee Jubilee

May 1

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

Palacios

Memorial Commemoration Barbecue Cookoff and Coed Kickball Tourney

May 28-29

In remembrance of Memorial Day, the St. Anthony’s Knights of Columbus Council #6889 holds a fundra...

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...

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...

Poteet

Strawberry Festival

April 4-11

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

Rockport

Rockport Wine Festival

May 29-30

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

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...

Sweetwater

Senior Valentines Dinner and Concert

Feb. 12

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce along with the Senior Nutrition Activities Program host a free di...

Victoria

Victoria Livestock Show

Feb. 25-March 1

The largest event held in Victoria has been paired down this year, with the 75th livestock show havi...

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...

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