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Upcoming Texas Music Festivals & Events

Here are some select upcoming fun Texas events - carnivals, festivals, music concerts, rodeos, chili cookoffs, and more - to get on your calendar. These Texas festivals and events are typically multi-day events with lots of fun things to keep you and the kids entertained. Keep coming back because on a weekly and monthly basis we add new Texas carnivals, rodeos, music festivals, and more to the calendar.

Have fun! If you know of an event that you think we should add to the Texas Events Calendar or if you are planning an event you would like to have included on the upcoming events calendar, send us an email.

You should also check out:

  • Music and Event Reviews - our write-up of some of the fun events that we have attended - these articles will help you decide if you want to attend one of these fun festivals and music events
  • Favorite Music Festivals - our list of the best Texas events and music festivals we are aware of
  • Music and Events Page - some links and other information on Texas music


August Events & Festivals

Beer by the Bay Festival
Horseshoe Bay
A full weekend of live music, icy microbrews and all-you-eat cuisine. Last year's Festival attracted thousands of music lovers, so book early to enjoy the Hill Country's top lakeside music festival with Jack Ingram as the headliner.
Great Balloon Race
This world class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from around the world. Considered by many of the pilots that compete to be the best run event on the circuit, the Great Texas Balloon Race earned Longview the official designation as "The Balloon Capital of Texas" by the Governor of Texas in 1985.
DeLeon Peach & Melon Festival
De Leon
Fun family entertainment with beauty pageants to tractor pulls, watermelon crawl, and much more.
Rock The Desert Festival
Music starts on Thursday at 1:00 and continues through the weekend. Enjoy entertainment from the main stage and the teen tent.
Hitchcock Good Ole Days
This Festival features a bar-b-q cookoff, arts & crafts, carnival, beauty pageants, talent contest for all music genres, stage Performances for outdoor dancing, foods and fun for the entire family.
Western Swing Festival
This festival will feature three days of live music. There will be two dances each day on "the best hardwood dance floor in North Texas" located at the Silver Strings Entertainment Center . Please bring your friends and neighbors to one of the most popular alcohol free, smoke free dance houses in Texas and Oklahoma!
Viva Terlingua Fest

They decided to throw a big party to celebrate artists and the people who appreciate their work and make it as affordable as possible. The Fest has invited songwriters, artists and bands to participate in the Viva Terlingua Fest Songwriting Competition.

Enjoy the traditional polka dancing, food and drinks, crafts, and parade.
Kerrville Fall Music Festival
Celebrate the art of songwriting and wine making. This Texas Hill Country setting is perfect for introducing audiences to the newest and best wines & beers that Texas has to offer, in addition to performances by many of the world's best songwriters.


September Events & Festivals

Rhymes & Vines
18 - 20
One of the best three day music festivals in Texas with camping, BYOB, and an outstanding line up including Larry Joe Taylor, Roger Creager, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Brandon Rhyder, and lots more. Read our review of the 2013 Rhymes & Vines Festival.
MOJO Challenge
More Obstacles, Just Obstacles! MOJO Challenge is a "pure" 1-2 mile obstacle racing competition in which participants scale over a demanding set of challenges. We have taken out the mud-pits and tedious distance running of traditional obstacle race for this very different course.
Texas Heritage Music Day
There will be a presentation of over 50 performers and demonstrators gathered together to honor the songwriter Jimmie Rodgers on the campus of Schreiner University from 9-1:30. In addition, Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines will perform at a free community concert honoring the songwriter at 7:30 p.m.


October Events & Festivals

Tommy Alverson's Family Gathering
Mineral Wells
2 - 4
Fun, laid back, and outstanding 3 day festival with camping, BYOB, and a great Texas county music line-up including Tommy Alverson, Tejas Brothers, Walt Wilkins, Johnny Bush, Jamie Richard, Larry Joe Taylor, and lots more
Austin City Limits Music Festival

3-5 & 10-12

Great line up for Zilker Park Event. They not only host 130+ artists from across the globe, but the local eats and wares, free fun for the kids, and other activities to entertain you between sets!
8th Annual Benbrook Heritage Fest & Cowboy Round Up
This free-admission, family-friendly, fun-filled day includes games and activities, arts & crafts vendors, great festival food, and music. Stop by the petting zoo, enjoy the bounce house, and ride the mini-train around the grounds.




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Content for these pages comes from multiple sources including: Festivals of Texas, Texas Music Office, and other sources

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