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.
From camel rides and carnival games to live music and PRCA rodeo shows, the Amarillo Tri-State Fair and Rodeo, staged every year in September, offers a variety of activities for the young and old.
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Texas has some of the greatest music festivals in the nation. Held every year in September, the Austin City Limits Music Festival features over 130 bands on eight stages for the ultimate outdoor musical extravaganza.
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.