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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

 

December Events & Festivals

Trans Pecos Big Buck Tournament
Van Horn
1-15
For the past 20 years this event has become a premier event that hunters throughout the country look forward to every year.
Frisco
1-Jan 3
This 10th year will bring the largest choreographed holiday light and music show in North Texas.
Sants's Ranch
San Marcos
7-Jan 3
This is the 13th year for the drive thru the 1i mile holiday light display complete with cocoa and kettle corn. Check website for ticket price.
Holiday in the Park
San Antonio
1- Jan 4
Experience your favorite theme park wrapped in winter wonder this holiday with a variety of sights and sounds highlight the festive winter months
Dickens on the Strand
Galveston
5-7
A new theme has been added to this year's event which wil add new cultural experiences and new attractions.
Krist Kindl Market
Copperas Cove
5-7
A popular event established in 1995 with vendors with Christmas crafts, collectables, holiday gift ideas, and yummy food.
Holiday by the Tracks
Elgin
6
This includes a day of shopping at the local downtown businesses, arts and crafts and musical performances in Veterans' Memorial Park. Also included is a Christmas Parade and Craft Faire.
Holiday Downtown Stroll
Austin
6
Get in the spirit with a Holiday Sing-Along, the lighting of the Christmas Tree, and the Downtown Stroll!
Neiman Marcus Childrens Christmas Parade
Dallas
6
Get into the Christmas spirit and cheer with this parade that consistently shines as one of the best events in the country.
Trail of Lights
Austin
7-21
This is the 50th year for the mile long loop of the Trail of Lights in Zilker Park. Make your memories here this year.
German Christmas Market and Festival
Tomball
12-14
Five music stages, lots of vendors, ethnic food and drinks, petting zoo, street performers, and so much more.
Ice! and Lone Star Christmas
Grapevine
13-Jan 3
2 million twinkling lights, 15,000 ornaments, an amazing 54-foot-tall Christmas tree, a 8-foot-tall gingerbread house, Santa's Wild Workshop Snow Tubing, Cookies and Milk with Mrs. Claus and a new addition of an ice carving zone.
Candlelight
Dallas
13-14
This is a holiday celebration for the entire family as you witness the holidays as they were celebrated from 1840-1910. Learn the traditions of Hanukah and the 1901 Tejano Catholic holiday traditions. Enjoy strolling carolers, telling St. Nicholas your Christmas wishes and riding around the Village in Nip and Tuck's donkey pulled carriage.
Rail of Lights
Jefferson
13-23
Ride a steam train 5 miles around Big Cypress Bayou and hear how Christmas is celebrated around the world
North Pole Express
Grapevine

12-14 - 19-23

What a great holiday tradition to have with your family and friends. Fun for everyone and creates wonderful memories.
Holiday Lights & Ice
Austin
19-Jan 4
Bring in the holiday spirit with skating, s'mores, games, 200,000 twinkling lights and more. There is festive activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Christmas Ball
Luckenbach
20
Featuring Gary P. Nunn described as "a pioneer of Texas country music" to "a part of the fabric of contemporary Texas culture" to "the mule that pulls the Texas country music wagon! Join the fun.
Lights All Night
Dallas
26-27
3 days of world class DJ's from across the globe with large festival production and show stopping elements. The event caters to patrons of every level
Celebrate San Antonio
San Antonio
31
With live music, fireworks and entertainment for the entire family. The huge downtown New Year’s Eve fiesta begins at noon in historic La Villita. Great food & beverages can also be found on S. Alamo Street between Market and Cesar Chavez Blvd. There are four stages featuring some of the state’s best bands/musicians. Ends with the Fireworks Extravaganza
Rail of Lights
Jefferson
1-31
Take an enchanting ride on the Christmas Train and listen to the Story of Christmas Around the World while riding along the Big Cypress Bayou and enjoying lighted vignettes along the way.

 

January Events & Festivals

Beach Stroll & Clean Up
Galveston
1
Not only are you helping keep the beach beautiful but you are exercising to start off the New Year right.
Frisco
1- 3
This 10th year will bring the largest choreographed holiday light and music show in North Texas.
First Day Paddle
Ray Roberts
1
This is an interpretive kayak paddle around parts of the lake where you will learn about the plant and animal species.
First Day Hike
El Paso
1
After the beautiful drive up Franklin Mountains to the tramway, you will have a 4 minute ride soaring over the canyon. Then on to hike in the Franklin Mtns where they have created a birding area known as Feather Lakes.
Holiday in the Park
San Antonio
1- 4
Experience your favorite theme park wrapped in winter wonder this holiday with a variety of sights and sounds highlight the festive winter months
Holiday Lights & Ice
Austin
1- 4
Bring in the holiday spirit with skating, s'mores, games, 200,000 twinkling lights and more. There is festive activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Free Week 2015
Austin
1-4
Since 2003 Austinites have had fun with local bands and venues
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Mineral Wells
3
Plan to get dirty as you walk, crawl and scoot through crevices, caves, and rock cracks in this remote beautiful area.
Central TX Boat and Outdoor Show
Belton
9-11
See the latest models of watercraft, ATV's, UTV's, attend seminars re fishing, and electronics. Kids will have fun fishing in the fish tank.
Geo Cache Challenge
Galveston
10
What fun to be with your kids, learning to use the GPS units and finding treasures.
Womens Waterfowl Hunt
Bonham
10-11
This is a hands on no experience necessary weekend where you will see a dog training demo, skeet shoot, and a morning duck hunt.

 

February Events & Festivals

 

 

 

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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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