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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.

Alpine

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 5-7

Honor the anniversary of Mexico's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 wit...

Austin

Luminations

Dec. 2-Jan. 30

Enjoy the natural wonder of winter in the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center's beautiful Texas Arbo...

Clear Lake

Yachty Gras Grand Night Boat Parade

Feb. 19

The 23rd annual Yachty Gras in the Clear Lake area features a family-friendly Mardi Gras yacht parad...

College Station

Remembering the Fallen

May 25-29

Remember those who have fallen in service to our country. There are special exhibits and displays. V...

Corsicana

Texas Veterans Parade

May 21

National Armed Forces Day is a day parade organizers in Corsicana have determined to be a great day ...

Dallas

North Texas Irish Festival

March 4-6

Celebrating 40 shades of green. 40 years of Irish music, and 40 years of memories made, the North Te...

Elgin

Hatitude, Black History Month

Feb. 5

Celebrate Black History Month with a program celebrating the unique contributions of African America...

Fredericksburg

Wine Lovers Celebration

Jan. 31-Feb. 25

Love is in the air, wine is in your glass, and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Take ti...

Luckenbach Hug-In and Valentine Ball

Feb. 11-12

It's time to get back to the basics of love, as the song goes, at Luckenbach’s 47th annual Hug-In ...

Easter at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm

April 17

Come to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at LBJ State Park to learn about German Easter tradit...

Galveston

Galveston Island Beach Revue

May 14-15

Based on Island events from summer seasons past like the Pageant of Pulchritude and Splash Day, the ...

Georgetown

Red Poppy Festival

April 22-24

The “Red Poppy Capital of Texas” celebrates this annual event in honor of red poppy season. The ...

Gladewater

Apron Strings: Ties to The Past

May 7

On Mother's Day weekend, take a look at the history of the apron from necessity to accessory, and ho...

Grand Prairie

Lunar New Year

Jan. 21-30

Celebrate Lunar New Year with food, multicultural performances, and entertainment. ...

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 1

Celebrate the annual holiday that commemorates Mexico's victory over France at the Battle of Puebla ...

Hutto

Sunset Block Party

May 27

The city of Hutto is excited to welcome the annual Sunset Block Party. This free, family-friendly ev...

Jefferson

Queen Mab Ball

Feb. 12

Celebrate the crowning of the Mardi Gras king and queen with fun, food, music, dancing, costumes, an...

Mardi Gras

Feb. 25-27

Mardi Gras returns in 2022. The Krewe of Hebe presents this year's Mardi Gras, themed "Steampunk on ...

Shamrocks and Shenanigans

March 19

Put on your best St. Patty’s get-up and come to historic downtown Jefferson for Shamrocks and Shen...

St. Patrick's Day Express

March 19

Celebrate the holiday aboard the St. Patrick’s Day Express. The historic depot is decked out in gr...

Easter Egg Express Train

April 16

Come ride the Easter Egg Express and children under 10 can participate in an Easter egg hunt. The da...

Pilgrimage Express Train

April 30

Hop aboard the gas-powered locomotive and enjoy the special train narration commemorating the Jessie...

Lewisville

St. Paddy's Texas Style

March 12

Toast to St. Patrick's Day with Irish and Texas music, dance, beer, and amusements for kids includin...

Magnolia

Spring Fest Market

April 2

More than 70 vendors take part in a spring-themed market. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are availab...

Mckinney

Krewe of Barkus Dog Parade

Feb. 28

Modeled after the original parade in The Big Easy that was created to draw attention to the plight o...

Mesquite

Be Mine at the Ranch

Feb. 12

Bring your Valentine to the Florence Ranch Homestead, where guests can enjoy valentine crafts, goodi...

Christmas Concert

Dec. 4

Mesquite Community Band presents its annual holiday concert. The band is made up of volunteer musici...

Winter Gala: A Community Celebration

Dec. 4

The Mesquite Arts Center hosts its Winter Gala, a night of family fun with food and music....

Christmas in the Park

Dec. 4-5

Mesquite Parks and Recreation’s largest annual event, Christmas in the Park, kicks off the holiday...

Navasota

La Salle Day

March 26

Commemorate French explorer Rene-Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle's fateful visit into Texas in th...

New Braunfels

Historic Gruene's Texas Independence Day Celebration

March 2

To celebrate the 186th anniversary of Texas independence, Gruene Historic District is throwing a Tex...

Nocona

Mardi Gras Nocona Style

Feb. 24-26

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

Plano

Salt the Rim

May 7

Taste and dance your way through Cinco de Mayo at Plano’s second margarita tasting celebration. En...

Rockport

Winter Texan Appreciation Day

Jan. 29

The RV Park Council and Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce host an Appreciation Day for the area's ...

La Mardi Gras

Feb. 5

This festival features food, fun entertainment, a parade and other festivities on Lamar Peninsula to...

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