Upcoming Texas Music Festivals & Events

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.

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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

June Events & Festivals

Kerrville Folk Festival

Kerrville

May 23 - June 9

This is the 48 year for this 18 day event with songwriters with national and international acclaim. This is the longest running music festival in the US.

Open Pro Rodeo

Llano

June 7 - 8

There will be a full weekend of bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, mutton busting, and calf scrambling in this 84th annual event.

Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo

Amarillo

June 7 - 8

This event features a competition between real cowboys from working ranches in Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle and New Mexico.

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival

Luckenbach

June 7 - 9

TMR is one of the most gregerious and prolific songwriter you will ever meet and it is apparent throughout this fun music festival. Don't miss seeing all the great Texas singer/songwriters at this 12 annual festival in the wonderful hill country town of Luckenbach.
Those participants will be climbing up and down, in and out of cedar breaks and into the dark bamboo forests. They will be tested with rocks, roots, limestone ledges, tight twisty turns, short power climbs, narrow bridges and fast descents.

Texas Dance Hall Tour

Dallas / Ft Worth

June 13 -16

The Tour aspires to bring attendees the truest form of the Texas Dance Hall experience with a four-day weekend at four historic and one of a kind dance halls. Featuring the best in Texas music with performances by Hot Club of Cowtown, Jason Roberts, Asleep at the Wheel, Big Cedar Fever and Summer Dean.

 

Republic of Texas Biker Rally

Austin

June 13 - 16

This is the nation's largest biker event of its kind. The rally often referred to as ROT is held every June and 50 blocks in Austin are closed off for the rally as well as live music is held at the Travis County Expo Center.

Uvalde Honey Festival

Uvalde

June 14 - 15

The 2019 Uvalde Honey Festival will be the first of its kind that celebrates their amazing heritage, promotes bee conservation. From a hometown bake-off to a magical street dance under the stars, this festival will be full of great food, music, dance, crafts, bee and honey conservation education.

Berges Fest

Boerne

June 14 - 16

Celebrating the area's German heritage with a parade, carnival, games, merchant and food vendors and live music.

Polish Festival Days

Bremond

June 21 - 22

For 32 years this town has its annual festival with beauty pageant, polka and waltz dance contests, games, vendors, and live music.

Dragon Boat Festival

Cleburne

June 29 - 30

This free festival is exciting as teams race down Laake Pat Cleburne ranging from 250 to 500 meters in the traditional Hong-Kong style Buk dragon boat.

 

July Events & Festivals

Texas Cowboy Reunion Rodeo

Stamford

July 3 - 7

This is the world's largest amateur rodeo and begins with a parade and then nightly rodeos, concerts, dances, horse races, bbq, and chuckwagon cookoffs.

Best Texas Country Music Festival

Grapeland

July 4 - 6

Visit Salmon Lake Park for great live country music, food, and room for more than 400 RV campsites.

Granbury 4th of July Celebration

Granbury

July 4 - 6

If you like parades, contests, rodeos, live shows, car shows, battle of the bands, vendors on the square, and acclaimed fireworks then you are going to love this event that draws thousands to Granbury.

 

Art Festival

Rockport

July 6 - 7

During this 50th annual festival there will be120 artists and craftsmen presenting their original creations. There will also be live music, entertainment, food, and drinks.

Pacific Combat Living History Reenactment

Fredericksburg

July 6 - 7

This is a WWll battle reenactment with equipment and weapons used during that period in history.

The Deep Sea Roundup Fishing Tournament

Port Aransas

July 11 - 14

This event has become the largest family fishing tournament on the Texas Gulf Coast since its beginning in 1932. More than 800 contestants of all ages and abilities attends this fishing tournament.

Texas Open Pro Rodeo

Kerrville

July 12 - 13

If you like bareback, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, team roping, ladies barrel racing, bull riding, a calf scramble, and mutton busting for kids, then you will love this rodeo.

Sister Cities Festival

Laredo

July 12 -14

This free event is in a beautiful indoor Mexican mercado 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.

Watermelon Festival

Naples

July 25 - 27

If you enjoy a parade, street dance, car show, music, arts and crafts, games, and free watermelon, then you need to attend this 80th annual event.

Viva Big Bend

Alpine, Fort Davis, Marathon

July 25 - 28

There are more than 60 live shows in more than 10 venues featuring a wide range of music genres at this 8th annual event.

National Day of the American Cowboy

Bandera

July 26 - 27

Bandera Texas is cowboy capital of the world and is hosting this event beginning with chuckwagon breakfast and the Cattle Company Gunfighters, Little Wrangler's Stickhorse Races and Boot Scrambler, fiddlers, a singing cowboy, a storyteller, and much more.

Great Texas Balloon Race

Longview

July 26 - 28

This world class balloon race attracts pilots from around the world. You will see balloon flights, balloon glows, live entertainment, childrens activities, and arts and crafts vendors.

 

 

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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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