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Upcoming Events in Gulf Coast

Alvin

Alvin Rotary Frontier Day

April 28-30

The 48th annual Frontier Day, presented by the Alvin Rotary Club, features the popular Frontier Day ...

Angleton

Cowboy Up

Feb. 5

Become a cowboy for a day as you learn to rope cattle, sample Dutch oven cooking, play games, and em...

Bay City

Wild Game and Camofest

Jan. 29

Taste wild game, wine, and craft beer. There is free live entertainment, vendors, downtown shopping,...

Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Show

Feb. 12-March 6

Organized in 1944, the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Exposition Association has produced a loc...

Beaumont

Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas

Feb. 24-27

It's Mardi Gras season and Beaumont knows how to celebrate with parades, concerts, delicious Cajun f...

Young Men's Business League South Texas State Fair

March 24-April 3

The Young Men's Business League South Texas State Fair and Rodeo brings thousands of visitors to Bea...

Brazoria

Brazoria Heritage Day

March 5-6

Celebrate the anniversary of the Republic of Texas with a cattle drive parade, car show, vendors, an...

Migration Celebration

April 23-24

Tour the refuge on a marsh buggy. Free activities for children include archery, fishing for catfish,...

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...

Clute

Planetarium Show

Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28; Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1, 8,15, 22

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a Spitz Star Ball projector that reproduces a night s...

"The Lion in Winter"

Jan. 21-30

This stage classic depicts the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Ele...

Planetarium Show

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Every Tuesday, the Center for the Arts and Sciences presents a planetarium show that features a 30-f...

Planetarium Show

April 5, 12, 19, 26

Every Tuesday, the Center for the Arts and Sciences presents a planetarium show that features a 30-f...

Planetarium Show

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Every Tuesday, the Center for the Arts and Sciences presents a planetarium show that features a 30-f...

Corpus Christi

"Texas Artists: Women of Abstraction"

Feb. 3-May 15

Seeking to expand both the modern and contemporary aspects of abstract art, 27 artists are featured ...

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Feb. 13

Just as it was in Glenn’s day, the Glenn Miller Orchestra today is still one of the most sought-af...

Mariachi las Alteñas in Concert

March 4

Making waves across the country, Mariachi las Alteñas is an all-female mariachi group hailing from ...

Boston Brass in Concert

March 23

For over 30 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From ex...

Big Bloom Plant Sale and Garden Festival

April 2

The spring Garden Festival and only plant sale of the year has an orchid sale, butterfly releases in...

Birdiest Festival in America

April 20-24

Spotlighting South Texas' peak spring migration in one of the country’s busiest flyways is the Bir...

Calmus in Concert

April 29

Described as “Nothing short of remarkable. … They, quite simply, bring whatever they sing to glo...

Freeport

Riverfest

April 28-30

This event has a barbecue cookoff, crawfish cookoff, vendor market, and nightly live entertainment....

Fulton

Oysterfest

March 3-6, 2022

(Event postponed to March 3-6, 2022) This event features live entertainment, food, arts and crafts, ...

Babes on the Bay

May 13-14

The 21st annual event is the largest one-day women's angler fishing tournament in the country. Parti...

Galveston

Gilley’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Urban Cowboy Reunion

Jan. 29

Relive the legendary fun of the iconic 1980 hit movie, “Urban Cowboy,” and celebrate 50 years of...

"Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock 'n' Roll 2"

Jan. 30

With a cast of stars from Broadway's greatest rock musicals and amazing rock 'n' roll singers, Neil ...

The Doo Wop Project in Concert

Feb. 5

This ensemble sings its way through the foundational tunes of groups like the Crests, Belmonts, and ...

Mardi Gras! Galveston

Feb. 18-March 1

Galveston is home to the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country. The island’s 111th M...

The Texas Tenors in Concert

March 5-6

The most successful touring group in the history of "America's Got Talent," the Texas Tenors have cr...

"An Officer and a Gentleman"

March 19

Based on the Oscar-winning film, "An Officer and a Gentleman" is the timeless love story that celebr...

Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group in Concert

March 25-26

With the help of Lyle Lovett's Acoustic Group, this Texas country crooner presents an intimate conce...

The Queen's Cartoonists in Concert

March 27

Expect the unexpected from repertoire that includes the Golden Age of animation, cult cartoon classi...

"A Bronx Tale—Chazz Palminteri"

April 1

"A Bronx Tale," the hit Broadway play that inspired the 1993 film of the same name, tells the coming...

"Rob Landes—The Great American Songbook"

April 3

Featuring a collection of the most influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the ea...

FeatherFest and Nature Photo Festival

April 21-24

One of the largest birding festivals in Texas, this fest, celebrating its 20th year, includes field ...

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