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Clifton

Bosque Tour de Norway

May 21

Clifton High School , 1101 N. Ave Q

The annual bike rally has four routes of 20, 40, 60, and 80 miles to choose from. Each route allows bikers to enjoy the beauty at the top of Texas Hill Country and ride through the historical Norse community. Cyclists ride on a combination of paved state highways and county roads. Since this is the top of the Hill Country, there are rolling hills with a few good leg-burning climbs followed by fast descents.

tourdenorway.com

Frisco

National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Concert featuring Zac Brown Band

May 21

Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way

Multiplatinum, Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band headline the 2022 National Soccer Hall of Fame weekend with a performance on May 21. The concert takes place at Toyota Stadium after the 2022 National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.

visitfrisco.com

Belton

ASCO Spartacus Dash

May 28

Liberty Park, 700 Veterans Way

Established by ASCO Equipment in 2012, this is Belton's only obstacle course race that is held annually at Liberty Park. The 3-mile course follows Nolan Creek and is filled with over 20 challenging and fun obstacles designed by ASCO in Belton. See if you can make your way through the mud pit, cargo net climb, ice bath, and zip line. There's food and drinks at the finish line.

ascospartacusdash.com

Austin

CapTex Triathlon

May 30

Lady Bird Lake, Downtown Austin, 1200 W. Cesar Chavez St.

All levels of athletes from top-ranked professionals to first-time triathletes compete in this triathlon, which includes the USA Paratriathlon National Championship. The race begins with a swim in Lady Bird Lake with beautiful views of the downtown Austin skyline. The bike course takes athletes right to the heart of downtown Austin and directly into the Texas capitol. The race concludes with a run through Butler Park and the Palmer Events Center before the rousing finish and post-race party at Vic Mathias Shores (Auditorium Shores).

captextri.com

Maudie's Moonlight Margarita Run

June 2

Sand Beach Park, 111 Sandra Muraida Way

Back for its 19th year, the Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run 5K fun run brings two of Austin’s favorite things together—running and margaritas. At the end of the race, celebrate with a Tex-Mex finish-line party. In celebration of the Butler Trail’s 50th anniversary, the race features fun twists. Break out your best 1970s running gear for your race day outfit. Each dollar raised from the race ensures that the Butler Hike and Bike Trail remains one of Austin’s greatest assets for generations to come.

thetrailfoundation.org/mmr

The Colony

Take on the Heat Triathlon

June 5

Lewisville ISD Eastside Aquatic Center, 5729 Memorial Drive

Test your skills on land with the run-bike-run event, or go the distance and test your strength and perseverance by swimming, cycling, and running in the full triathlon or half-distance sprint.

visitthecolonytx.com/events

Sugar Land

"Cheer" Live

June 10

Smart Financial Centre, 18111 Lexington Blvd.

See the hit Netflix show onstage. Top athletes from Navarro College and Trinity College come to Smart Financial Centre for the "Cheer" Live 2022 tour.

smartfinancialcentre.net

Jacksonville

Tomato Fest

June 11

Downtown , Commerce Street, from Austin to Bolton streets

For one week in June, Jacksonville becomes "Tomatoville." The 38th annual Tomato Fest in downtown Jacksonville offers five blocks of vendors; a farmers market; fried green tomatoes; eating, peeling, packing, and salsa contests; live entertainment; a talent show; soccer and tennis tournaments; and an annual street dance.

jacksonvilletexas.com/tomato-fest

Mesquite

Rodeo Road Rally Bike Race

June 11

Dr. John Horn High Scool, 3300 E. Catwright St.

Grab your bike for the Rodeo Road Rally charity bike race. Cyclists have the choice of 35-, 50-, or 100-killometer courses with traffic control and rider support.

rodeoroadrally.com

Nacogdoches

Running of the Blueberries

June 11

Lanana Creek Trail , 805 E. Main St.

The Running of the Blueberries presented by Pilgrim’s Nacogdoches is open to fun-run enthusiasts and their furry running buddies. The 5K and 10K routes are on the wooded and shaded Lanana Creek Trail in Nacogdoches. Dog owners are invited to walk or run with their leashed furry companions and register pets for a logo-ed bandana.

texasblueberryfestival.com

Sweetwater

Rattlesnake Gravel Grind

June 18

Lake Sweetwater, County Road 264

The first Rattlesnake Gravel Grind benefits the Volunteer Fire Department of Nolan County and takes riders on tours of the scenic areas around Lake Sweetwater as well as farm and ranch roads around Birds Nest Canyon, Happy Valley, Mulberry Canyon, and Panther Canyon. Route distances range from 111, 66, and 32 miles. After the event, enjoy free beer, food, and live music.

rattlesnakegravelgrind.bike

Italy

Tour d'Italia

June 19

Italy High School, 300 College St.

Bicyclists come from all over Texas and surrounding states to attend this bicycle ride through the countryside. There are 11.5- to 56-mile courses to choose from.

lonestarcyclists.org

Cedar Park

Go Skateboarding Day

June 21

Brushy Creek Sports Park , 2310 Brushy Creek Road

Show off your skateboarding skills in a free competition. There's also music, food, and giveaways. A waiver and helmet are required to compete.

cedarparkparks.com

New Braunfels

Pop-Up Yoga Class in Gruene

June 21

Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road

Celebrate International Day of Yoga at Gruene Hall, Texas' oldest dance hall. Join instructor Melissa Welch-Lamoreaux for a pop-up yoga class. The class is one hour and 15 minutes and designed for adults. Children ages 12 and older are welcome to attend with their parent or guardian. Wear workout/exercise clothing and bring a yoga mat and any personal props that make you comfortable. All experience levels are invited.

gruenehall.com

Lubbock

Ironman 70.3

June 26

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane

As the longest-running Ironman 70.3 race in Texas as well as one of the oldest in the U.S., competitors can test their limits with a 1.2-mile swim in historic Dunbar Lake, then hop on a bike for a 56-mile ride through West Texas finishing at the Jones AT&T Stadium, and finally, run home after completing a three-loop tour of Texas Tech’s campus.

ironman.com/im703-lubbock

Fredericksburg

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

July 2-3, 16-17

Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Drive

Come out during the summer season for exciting live horse racing at the fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick your favorites for quarter horse and thoroughbred racing as well as special races, trials, and futurities.

gillespiefair.com

Corsicana

Bike Race

July 9-10

Downtown Corsicana, 301 S. Beaton St.

It's a battle on the bricks. The 1-mile, eight-corner criterium course is renowned for its historical brick streets—a victory on Beaton Street is no small achievement. The course is extremely spectator friendly with a planned vendor market and plenty of dining and shopping opportunities for all.

visitcorsicana.com

Lampasas

Toughest 10K in Texas

July 9

Hancock Park Pavilion, 1406 US 281 S.

Runners come from all over the United States to attend this race, which is in its 42nd year and held during the annual Lampasas Spring Ho Festival. Hosted by the Lampasas Chamber of Commerce, the proceeds from this race get put back into the community. The race starts and finishes at the Hancock Park Golf Course Pavilion. The race also features a 5K and a 1-mile fun run.

runsignup.com/race/tx/lampasas/tougest10k

Port Arthur

Saltwater Anglers League of Texas Summer Classic

July 15-17

S.A.L.T. Club, T.B. Ellison Parkway

The Saltwater Anglers League of Texas' Sabine chapter is ready to focus on kid fishing. This is a family-oriented fishing tournament with more focus towards the kids every year.

facebook.com/saltclub.net

Mcallen

Texas Hunters and Sportsman’s Expo

July 22-24

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd.

One of the largest shows of its kind, drawing in thousands of people from across South Texas as well as international visitors, the expo has been hosted for 30 years. The event has more than 275 exhibits, experienced guides and outfitters, Yeti brand equipment, featured attractions (Joe Martin’s Diamondback Rattlesnake Pit, the World Class Whitetail Head Display, and first female taxidermist Kristen Ottea), exotic wildlife ranches, major boat and RV dealers, fishing guides, and conservation groups.

texashunterassociation.com

Buffalo Gap

Tour de Gap

July 23

Old Settler's Reunion Grounds, 100 Vine St.

The 39th Tour de Gap bike race consists of three rides through the hills of south Taylor County with the 100K, 50K, and the 11-mile family fun ride.

tourdegap.com

Fort Worth

El Fuego 50

July 30-31

Trinity Park , 3301 Trinity Park Drive

Home to immaculate trails, fun murals, and gorgeous skylines, Fort Worth’s Trinity Park is the perfect backdrop for this no frills urban race series, El Frio 50 and El Fuego 50. The fast, flat, looped course showcases skyline views, winds along the river, and takes participants through beautiful oak trees and across paved and gravel trails. Enjoy the illuminated downtown view through the 3.1-mile loop while experiencing camaraderie with those you’ll be running with through the night. Distances are 5K, 10K, 25K, and 50K.

ultraexpeditions.com/el-fuego-50

Palacios

FishFest

Aug. 12-13

East Bay Pavillion, 300 E. Bay Blvd.

Catch some fish and have fun at FishFest. The captain's reception shrimp boil is Friday, and fishing begins Saturday with categories of Stringer, Big Fish, Texas Slam, Spot Spot, and Youth Division.

palacioschamber.com

Seguin

184th Birthday

Aug. 12-13

Heritage Village, 211 E. Live Oak St.

Celebrate the founding of Seguin with a barbecue dinner, homemade ice cream, live music, and a golf tournament.

visitseguin.com

Fredericksburg

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing

Aug. 13-14, 27-28

Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Drive

Come out during the summer season for exciting live horse racing at the fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick your favorites for quarter horse and thoroughbred racing as well as special races, trials, and futurities.

gillespiefair.com

Galveston

Esports Summit

Aug. 26-28

Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd.

Look, learn, and participate in the fastest-growing entertainment industry in the world. Participants can see new technology and games and meet game celebrities.

galvestonesports.com

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