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.

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


Read Texas Outside's Reviews & Articles About These Festivals

June Events & Festivals

Tubes 'n Tunes 2
New Braunfels
Don't miss this fun event featuring Thom Shepherd, Coley McCabe, The Tejas Brothers, Randy Brown, Zach Coffey, Donny Brewer, and Brittany Kingery
Kerrville Folk Festival
1- 10

This event is 18 days and nights featuring national and international performing songwriters in intimate musical performances. This will be its 47th year and is the longest running music festival in the US.

Thomas Michael Riley's Music Festival
You don't want to miss this one! Great Texas music singer/songwriters, awesome venue, TMR always makes his festival a fun gathering for all and I'm sure this 11th annual will be outstanding!
Squeezebox Blowout

Discover the diversity of the accordion and the various genres that it inspired at this their first Blowout. You are welcome to bring a picnic, food trucks and a kid zone are on site.

Blanco Lavender Festival
Enjoy the Texas tent where there will be great packaged foods, local wineries and beer sampling. The event also has live music.
Texas Water Safari
San Marcos

"They don't call the Texas Water Safari The World's Toughest Canoe Race' for nothing. In addition to the length, the challenges include whitewater rapids, multiple portages, and the relentless, soul-sapping Texas heat. Competitors have four days and four hours to paddle from San Marcos, in the center of the state, to the shy little town of Seadrift on the Gulf Coast. There is no prize money for the winners; just Texas-size bragging rights for the finishers."

Texas Blueberry Festival
Enjoy the delicious festival with lots of activities for you. This is the only sanctioned blueberry festival in Texas.
Pecos Rodeo

The Pecos rodeo has been nominated twice by the association’s cardholders, cowboys themselves, as one of the five best large outdoor rodeos across the country and a 2018 Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee.


July Events & Festivals

Kaboom Town
For over 30 years Kaboom Town has been named among the best fireworks show in the country.
Arlington 4th of July
Experience one of the oldest and largest celebrations in Texas.
Flower Mound Independent Fest
Flower Mound

Performances from local band 'Mark Tyson and the Whisky Pilots', plus crowd favorite 'Le Freak.'Also there will be a vintage car show, a showcase of local businesses, food and drinks for the whole family, and a completely FREE Kid's Zone complete with bounce houses, face painting, and more.

Rockin the River
Ft Worth
7 - Aug 11
Either float up to the stage or drive in to enjoy this annual music event with 30 bands over six weeks.
Marfa Film Festival
Be a part of the flood of people to invade this tiny town to experience the more than 50 films, shorts, music videos, and more.
Route 66 Festival
There is a car show, art show, and more for you to have a great time.
Sister Cities Festival

Join in the fun where you’ll find over 200 exhibitors representing 60 cities from all over Mexico offering their native wares such as talavera, leather goods, hand-crafted jewelry, amazing food and more.

NAACP Convention
San Antonio

Over five days, the NAACP will hold hundreds of events ranging from policy discussions on the latest political issues, a hip-hop summit including many of today’s top stars and an exciting interactive career fair.

Balloon & Music Festival
There will be balloon glows, tethered balloon rides, live music, monster truck rides, food vendors, kid zone, and more.
Great Mosquito Festival
Enjoy three fun filled days with great entertainment, food, contests, petting zoo, and so much more.



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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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