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.
Attracting over 100 songwriters and their bands, the annual Kerrville Folk Festival brings country and folk music to the masses. Visitors of all ages and emerging artists can participate in songwriting competitions, music workshops, feasting, and camping at the Quiet Valley Ranch.
Known as the greatest outdoor musical drama in the world, the annual Texas Outdoor Musical Drama takes viewers back to the 1800s and brings to life the struggles and triumphs of historical settlers in the Texas Panhandle. Visitors can watch the spellbinding drama while eating an optional steak dinner.
- Waterloo Park in AUSTIN, TX
One of the top ten festivals in Austin, the annual Austin Hot Sauce Festival caters to more than 15,000 chili fans throughout Texas. Hot sauce fanatics can relish in the abundance of chili and hot sauce mixtures from venders across the nation.
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.
- Fiesta Gardens in AUSTIN, TX
Featuring over 200 Celtic entertainers and performers, the annual Austin Celtic Festival offers activities for the entire family to enjoy. Visitors can spend the day listening to storytellers and musicians or learn traditional Irish dances set to the tune of bagpipes and tin flutes.