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 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.
As Texas' largest Mardi Gras extravaganza, the annual Mardi Gras Galveston festival attracts more than 250,000 people every year. Visitors can join the party on the streets and enjoy Galveston's spectacular parades, flamboyant costumes, masked balls, headliner performances, feasting, and other family events.
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.
Claiming to be the world's largest livestock show, the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo features three weeks of entertainment and competition in the sport of rodeo. Visitors can enjoy the kick-off parade, livestock shows, rodeo action, wine competitions, headliner concerts, and much more.
Attracting national-renowned tejano and country western stars, the Strawberry Festival offers a wide range of activities to entertain the whole family. Staged every year in April and drawing in over 1,000 visitors, this fun-filled festival features gunslingers, carnival rides, dances, a parade, and the "Taste of Texas" food show.
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Focused on ending hunger in Austin by raising money for the CAFB, the annual Austin Reggae Festival celebrates reggae culture with entertainment for the entire family. Visitors will enjoy in exciting musical performances, delicious third-world food, and unique craft shows.