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Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival

Richardson
May 17-19

Founded in 1993 as a small community event, the three-day music and arts festival takes its inspiration from Texas’ colorful wildflower season. In addition to national and regional acts, the event hosts eight stages, family-friendly events, the foodie-friendly WF! Eats, a battle of the bands, and more.

Magnolia Market at the Silos is a Destination for Inspiration

Waco

At the heart of Magnolia Market is a vast lawn, bordered by picnic tables and equipped with outdoor games like corn hole. A rotating cast of food trucks dishes up an array of tastes, and the charming Silos Baking Co. satisfies the sweet tooth with pastries, cookies, and other treats, some made from Joanna Gaines’ own recipes.

Mayfest

Fort Worth

May 2-5

This Fort Worth festival takes place along the Trinity River in the 33-acre Trinity Park, with live music, carnival rides, a petting zoo, performing arts, top-notch food and beverage, rock climbing, shopping, and more. Throughout the four-day weekend, roughly 40 bands perform on three stages, along with more than 40 performing groups on four additional stages.

General Sam Houston Folk Festival

Huntsville

May 17-19

Every year, Huntsville’s Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Homestead is transformed into an old town frontier settlement, complete with historical reenactments and demonstrators. Converse with historical characters and artisans in period garb as they traverse the home of Sam Houston and his family.

O. Henry Annual Pun-Off World Championships

Austin

May 11

This punny competition celebrates the life of former Austinite William Sydney Porter, better known to the world as American short story hero O. Henry. For 42 years now, those blessed with the gift of blab have flocked to Austin’s Brush Square Park to showcase their “body of quirk.”

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