Upcoming Texas Music Festivals & Events Near Me

Here are some select upcoming fun Texas events near you - 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.

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  • 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


Read Texas Outside's Reviews & Articles About These Festivals

Larry Joe Taylor Music FestivalWaltstock and Barrel



Old Settlers Music Festival 2018

March Events & Festivals

Fulton Oyster Fest
The oysterfest includes men and women oyster eating & shucking contests, live music, carnival, and beer garden. Proceeds go to the Fulton Fire Dept.
North Texas Irish Festival

Listen to Celtic music, dance food and beverage at this 11th annual event. Live music on 13 stages, kids events, horse & culinary demos, beer & whiskey tasting.

Texas Independence Day Celebration
Featuring live music, outdoor games and activities on the very spot "where Texas became Texas".
Sherwood Forest Faire
3-April 22
Celebrate the King's departure at this 5th annual fun event where you will experience pirates, beggars, knights, tinkers, and jesters.
Texas Storytelling Festival

This 33rd annual festival includes storytelling concerts, music, ghost stories, kids activities, Sacred Tales Concert, story swaps, liars contest, and workshops.

South by Southwest
This is the convergence of unique music, film, and emerging technologies.
Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival
Attend this family friendly event that includes both indoor and outdoor activities which include fly fishing manufacturers, lectures, and then beer tasting outside.
Rio Frio Fest
Hosts many well known singer/songwriters. Get your tickets and lodging now as this popular event sells out quickly.
Heart of Texas Rockfest
This event features the best unsigned Austin an Southwest region have to offer. This annual event boasts hundreds of acts on multiple stages.
Bud Light St Patricks Day Festival
San Antonio

This will be the 50th year celebrating the Irish & San Antonio's River Walk will be magically transformed into the "River Shannon" with an eco-friendly green dye for St. Patrick's Day weekend. Thousands will indulge at the Irish food court and watch Irish entertainment, including world-class bagpipers and local Irish dancers.

Disc Golf Pro Tour
The Tour which has been around for 20 years is at the Brazos Park course which runs along the riverfront and challenges both distance and accuracy through the open area and the woods.
Travel & Adventure Show
To plan your next vacation you can talk to travel experts that have over 150 destination to show you. Meet celebrity travel celebraties, enjoy food demonstrations, and educational seminars.
Old Gruene Market Days
This is the 30th year of the Market Days where you can find over 100 vendor booths displaying handmade wares. There is free parking and free live entertainment.
Thunder in the Hill Country Bike Rally
Have fun for three full days of bike riding in the beautiful hill country and beer provided by 11th Street Cowboy Bar.
South TX State Fair
22-April 1
Enjoy the livestock show, carnival, food concessions, and commercial exhibitions at this year's Fair.
Outlaws & Legends Music Fest
Enjoy 24 bands all on one stage, after music firepit sessions, and bring your own cooler. Proceeds go to the Ben Richey Boys Ranch.
Toyota Texas Music Revolution
Mark your calendar for this event that is hosting a great line up of country singers. The event is being held at the Oak Point Park Amphitheater.
Bayou City Art Festival
Enjoy the artists, the live entertainment, all the eating trucks, and the school art competions at this art festival.
Spirit of Texas Festival
College Station
This is a 3 day family fun free festival supporting the local charity community. They will have 4 stages of all genres of music.
Jerry Jeff Walker Texas Bash Weekend
New Braunfels
Great storytelling & listening at this festival. And after the show there is another party at the Driskill where there is an cash bar and more great music.
Western Weekend Rodeo and Parade
Over 2000 trailriders travel to Woodville on horseback and wagon to preserve the heritage of the Texas cowboy and the beauty of East Texas.

Casita Camp -tours, wine, cuisine, and more


April Events & Festivals

Tall Ships Challenge
100 foot tall sailing ships from the 1800's to modern times race to port in this Challenge. This is a non profit educational siling program that teaches seafaring skills to children.
Waltstock & Barrel
Come and enjoy the Texas wine, Texas Beers, and Texas artists along with Walt's favorite singer/songwriters. Make sure you attend this festival as you will not regret one moment.
Casita Camp
Dripping Springs
High style in the Texas Hill Country with 3 nights and 4 days of Hill Country Adventure including wine tours, excellent cuisne, and lots more fun
This is a four-hour game of Zombies vs Survivors. The objective is to be the hero in your own movie with your foam blaster. How long can you survive?
Old Settlers
This festival features the best of Americana & Roots music. Enjoy the wide variety of music, craft booths, and camping in the rolling hills & wooded area of their new location.
Thin Line Fest
This is a documentary film, multi-genre music, and competitive photo festival held in Denton, TX. Each year, international documentaries of many interests are shown, national multi-genre live music acts and regional photographers come to Denton to exhibit their talents
Wild Wild West Fest
Come celebrate the diversity of the culture and heritage of the wild, wild west at this event.
Larry Joe Taylor's Texas Music Festival
How can you beat 6 days of excellent country music with over 50 bands and singer songwriters, camping, eating and drinking, and great people watching! You can't...don't miss this festival!
CamelBak Pursuit
Check out this weekend full of amazing outdoor activities, experiences, food, drinks, and fun. Your ticket will include all meals, live music, open bar each night, guided activities and field sessions, expert instruction, and all required gear.
Austin Food & Wine Festival
What is in store for you is artisinal food, wine, beer,and spirits from hundreds of jpurveyors all day long and then great music at night.


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


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