festivals

Celebrate the Mother Road at the Inaugural Route 66 Festival in Amarillo

May 30, 2023 | By Jason Boyett

When author and photographer Candacy Taylor began researching her book Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America, Amarillo landed on her radar.

21 For ’21: New Hotels, Events, Festivals, and Other Things to Look Forward to This Year

January 12, 2021 | By Sarah Thurmond

If you’ve been experiencing wanderlust at the start of 2021, you’re not alone. Recent studies suggest people are feeling the urge to travel domestically, and bookings are starting to go up for the summer.

How a Catholic Priest Inspired Five German Heritage Festivals in Texas

August 27, 2020 | By Lee Williams

Things to Do in Texas This Weekend: Nov. 29-Dec. 1

November 26, 2019 | By Julia Jones

With December upon us, Texas towns both large and small are gearing up for the holidays.

Pie in the Sky Hot Air Balloon Festival

July 25, 2018 | By

Kyle brands itself as the “Pie Capital of Texas,” so it should come as no surprise that the southern suburb of Austin will celebrate all things pie at the Kyle Pie in the Sky Hot Air Balloon Festival Aug.

The Port Aransas Festival Season

May 10, 2018 | By

Port Aransas likes a party, and residents won’t let the effects of Harvey interfere with that tradition. April brought the annual SandFest, one of the nation’s largest native-sand sculpture competition, and before that, February’s Whooping Crane Festival drew birding enthusiasts from around the world.

4 Voluntourism Options in Texas to Combine Your Passions for Travel and Doing Good

March 19, 2018 | By

Research shows that giving time to others can make you feel as if you actually have more time for yourself. Volunteering also reduces stress, improves health, and fosters personal satisfaction. Such benefits match up with many of the reasons that people travel. What if you could combine the two—volunteering and traveling?

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.

It’s Your Lucky Day

February 24, 2016 | By

Whether you have the luck of the Irish by birth or just in spirit, St. Patrick’s Day traditions have a special charm, especially in Texas.

Where Ye Meets Y’all

October 1, 2015 | By

What if you could escape for a weekend not just to another place but another time?

Fests Up! Fall 2010

August 20, 2010 | By

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In Texas, fall doesn’t always mean brisk breezes and cooler temperatures.

Save the Date

December 29, 2008 | By Nora McKey

There’s no limit to the number of things a group of motivated Texans can dream up to celebrate.

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