Throughout the year, the state of Texas is filled with events, festivals, parades and more. As one of the most populous states, Texans enjoys an abundance of things to do. Texas offers events to satisfy almost any interest, including music, culture, fine arts, sports, food festivals and more. Visitors who want to know about what's happening in Texas should be prepared for a lengthy list of opportunities.
Texas boasts of being the biggest in everything, with the State Fair of Texas being no exception. The annual three-week fair offers a wide variety of activities for both children and parents, including live entertainment, auto shows, livestock, art competition, and the famous "Red River Shoot-out."
Texans love big chili cook-offs, and Czhilispiel is no exception. Staged every year in October, this feast brings chili cook-offs to the next level. Foot-eating competitions, dancing, live music, car shows, carnival rides, and a parade are just a few activities that families can participate in.
Food competitions and entertainment converge at the annual, four-day Terlingua International Chili Championship. Parents and children will enjoy the festival's live music, dancing, food competitions, and Championship Chili Cook-off.
Bringing a piece of German culture to Texas every year, the 10-day Wurstfest features more than 40 musical groups, dances, yodelers, special events, and food to entertain the entire family.
Texas offers some of the greatest entertainment in the United States. Fun for the entire family, the annual Dickens on the Sand relives the pomp and pageantry of the Victorian Era, with costumed peddlers, street musicians, petting zoo, parade, and carts filled with tasty delights.
Old west culture and entertainment converge at Texas' annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, offering fun activities for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy the PRCA rodeo contests, carnival rides, shopping, Calf Scramble, and much more.