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The Ultimate Events Guide for Fall Fun in Texas

September 26, 2018 | By

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July in Texas in 2018

June 26, 2018 | By

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to celebrating our nation’s independence.

Texas Book Fest Announces Full Lineup of 2018 Authors

June 22, 2018 | By Julia Jones

Readers rejoice: the Texas Book Festival has announced the full list of 250 authors for its 2018 event.

Where to Observe Memorial Day In Texas in 2018

May 23, 2018 | By

This Memorial Day weekend, there are lots of options across the state for celebrating the unofficial start of summer.

10 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth in Texas

May 22, 2018 | By

On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and delivered the news to Texans that slavery had been abolished.

Readers Share Their Favorite Road Trip Memories with Mom

May 9, 2018 | By

How To Do SXSW for Free

March 9, 2018 | By

Austin’s biggest event of the year kicks off this weekend, and while thousands are filtering in to take advantage of all South by Southwest has to offer, you don’t need a $1600 badge to enjoy some of the fun.

2018 SXSW Conference and Festivals Roundup

March 8, 2018 | By

Every March, thousands of people from around the world descend on the capital city of Texas for South by Southwest.

Where to Celebrate Texas Independence Day This Year

February 21, 2018 | By

March 2 marks the 182nd anniversary of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and opportunities abound across the Lone Star state to celebrate this historic moment.

Big Squeeze Contest Seeks Young Accordionists Across Texas

February 8, 2018 | By

Attention accordion players and fans! The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest returns in February with 10 showcases across Texas aimed at seeking out and promoting young accordion players.

5 Romantic Places in Texas to Spend Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2018 | By

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the Texas Highways editors wanted to know: What are the most romantic places in the state?

Show Us Texas Through Your Eyes-And Camera Lens

January 30, 2018 | By

Texas Highways readers are a special breed. Not only are most of you born-and-raised here (or wise transplants), but you also are among the proudest Texans.

Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2018 in Texas

January 30, 2018 | By

Texans will have their own slice of N’awlins at Mardi Gras festivities across the state.

Vote: What is the Most Romantic Spot in Texas?

January 25, 2018 | By

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’ve got love on our brains.

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