Enjoy live entertainment, artworks, festival foods and hands-on family fun in the Kinder-Fest area.Festivities are located on the Museum grounds at 1705 W. September 13-14 – Crockett HUNTING EXPO Exhibits at the Crockett Civic Center feature decoy carvers, collectors, eclectics, dealers, ATVs, UVs, feeders, blinds, hunting leases, taxidermy, gun repair, clubs, associations, The Texas Forest Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife, speakers and other activities including Bling Lobby for the ladies! Sept 13-15, Oct.18-19, Nov 15-17 – Livingston THIRD MONDAY TRADE DAYS Discover a wide array of Trade Days treasures at Pedigo Park on Hwy 59 Bypass!The fictitious Austin Town features interpreters, period craft demonstrators, sutlers, militia drill units, historical reenactments, and period games.
Original handcrafted artworks, collectibles, crafts, antiques and foods. September 17-21 – Sulphur Springs HOPKINS COUNTY FALL FEST Parade, Trades Day, Gospel Songfest, vendors, musical concerts, carnival, arts and crafts, quilt show, outdoor concerts, street dance, Cover Girl contest, tractor pull, junior livestock and 4-H horse shows, hot dog eating contests, golf tourney and more! September 18-22 – Lufkin 29th TEXAS STATE FOREST FEST All New Lumberjack Show, carnival, children’s events, Scout Fair, new car display, Family Music Fest, cheerleading and pom-pon/ dance competitions and more! September 19-22 – Groves TEXAS PECAN FESTIVAL Queen’s pageant, treasure hunt, carnival, musical entertainment, cooking contest, pecan toss, pie eating competition, craft and food booths and a parade. September 27-28 – Commerce BOIS D’ARC BASH The Bois d’Arc Capital of Texas – 28th Yearly Bash Down-town.
Open each Friday thru Sunday before the third Monday each month (year-round, except December). September 20-21 – Sulphur Springs LONE STAR HERITAGE QUILT GUILD’S 14th Yearly QUILT SHOW Enjoy a wide array of quilts, awards, door prizes, special displays, vendors and quilt raffle. Saturday: Arts and crafts, food, music, games, 5K run, parade, youth pageant and Texas wine tasting. September 16-21 – Friona 57th Yearly MAIZE DAYS Visit the Cheeseburger Capital of Texas for its Maize Days’ Miss Friona Pageant, Gospel Gathering, Chieftain Homecoming Game, Saturday parade, games, arts and crafts, all-school Get Together, golf scramble and food vendors. September 27-29 – Abilene 19th BIG COUNTRY BALLOON FESTIVAL Enjoy hot air balloon flights, tethered rides, lighted kite demos, food and craft booths, musical performances and more. September 6 – 8 AMERICAN INDIAN POW WOW Native American Indians from across the nation compete in eleven dance categories, with full regalia of feather, buckskin, beadwork and bells.
Music on four stages includes Texas Music, Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Country and more. Shamrock Community Center, 915 South Main, Shamrock, Texas. Also enjoy home tours, the Citadelle Art Foundation, Canadian River Art Center, wagon rides, exhibits, arts and crafts and more! October 16-19 – Gilmer 76th EAST TEXAS YAMBOREE One of the oldest festivals in Texas!
Also enjoy a carnival, children’s village with pony rides, petting zoo, games and children’s stage. October 19 COTTON HARVEST FESTIVAL – Kerens Texas Enjoy country lifestyle foods, hot air balloons with night glow and tethered rides, arts and crafts, carnival, live entertainment, chili cook-off, mule wagon rides, cotton gin tours, unique vintage trailers tours, tractor pull, quilt show, classic cars and more! October 5 – Huntsville 39th Yearly FAIR ON THE SQUARE Over 380-booth arts and crafts show on the historic downtown square, 9am-5pm. All-day entertainment, food court, Kids Korner, popular Beer Garden 11am-5pm with live bands. Over 100,000 visitors experience Yamboree’s Queen Yam coronation, carnival, ever-popular yam pie, entertainment, street dances, yam-decorating, quilt show, Old Time Fiddlers’ contest, arts and crafts, livestock shows, canning competition, antique cars, gospel show, food vendors, Barn Dance and much more.
Awards in both professional and amateur divisions with contestants from both sides of the border. November 23 – Crockett 32nd Yearly CHRISTMAS IN CROCKETT Enjoy the Christmas feeling on the Saturday before Thanksgiving with over 200 arts and crafts booths, along with food vendors, entertainment and more. November 30 – Kirbyville 26th Yearly CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK Come to beautifully-forested East Texas the Saturday after Thanksgiving to enjoy Kirbyville’s hometown festival with food and craft booths, photos with Santa, small train ride, entertainment, games, and more at Magnolia Park.
Also in conjunction, enjoy a Folk Art Festival and Mini Carnival with all types of arts and crafts for sale and fun for all. November 9 – Edgewood 37th EDGEWOOD HERITAGE FESTIVAL Discover fun in Heritage Park with crafts, carriage rides, Texas music, classic car show, Santa, reenactments, antique tractor show, pinto bean cook-off, antique quilts, historic building tours, country cookin’ and great entertainment. November 2-3 – Gruene Historic District/ New Braunfels30th Yearly TOUR DE GRUENE BICYCLE CLASSIC Participants enjoy a leisurely ride through the Texas Hill Country or competitive time trials with prizes for the best course records.
To learn more information about them, please check out their official page at The Austin City Limits Music Festival is an amazing festival held in Austin every October.
To learn more information about them, please check out their official page at The South by Southwest is an amazing festival held in Austin every March.
October 19 – La Marque BAYOU FEST Bayou Fest includes a BBQ cook-off, arts and crafts, food, children’s fishing tournament, pumpkin patch, pumpkin carving and other kid’s activities. October 25-26 – Galveston 32nd ISLAND OKTOBERFEST Galveston’s premier family fall event features live entertainment, authentic German food and libations, arts/crafts, kid’s activities, auction and car raffle and more. October 26 – Richmond 30th Yearly TEXIAN MARKET DAYS Historical fun for the whole family! Come twirl a lasso with cowboys, learn Victorian etiquette, visit a Civil War camp and battle reenactment, experience period entertainment, and shop at food and craft vendors. October 26-27 – Houston Texas WINGS OVER HOUSTON AIRSHOW The 29th Yearly CAF Airshow features Michael Goulian Aerobatics, Younkin Air-shows, Shockwave Jet Truck, Disney’s Planes, B-29 Superfortress FIFI, B-24, T-33, CAF and current military demos/displays and much more! Marburger Farm Antique Show ROUND TOP Texas Hodges Farm Antique Show KENNEY Texas Art of Beer Beaumont Texas Museum History Dinner Lecture SUGAR LAND Texas Gospel Concert ATHENS Texas East Texas Poultry Festival CENTER Texas Coldspring Area Garage Sale COLDSPRING Texas Paluxy River Bluegrass Festival GLEN ROSE Texas East Texas Poultry Festival CENTER Texas Mc Murry University Homecoming Abilene Texas Dripping Springs Rodeo and Fair DRIPPING SPRINGS Texas Just Between Friends Consignment Sale Mesquite Texas First Monday CANTON Texas Downtown Kerrville Block Party and First Friday Wine Share KERRVILLE Texas Rascal Flatts and The Band Perry in Concert Lubbock Texas New Grace Trio in Concert ROANOKE Texas Fiorella Friday/Nite in Old Castroville CASTROVILLE Texas Movies in the Park THE COLONY Texas Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse Championship Barbecue Cook-Off PECOS Texas Reeves County Fall Fair and Livestock Show PECOS Texas Smoke in the Mountains Cook-Off FORT DAVIS Texas Bootfest VICTORIA Texas Boer Goat Cook-Off COLORADO CITY Texas Boonville Days BRYAN Texas Fall Frolic Quilt Show JEWETT Texas Heritage on the Brazos Quilt Show GLEN ROSE Texas Bootfest VICTORIA Texas WACO 4 STATE TRAIL RIDE Waco Texas Sand Castle Days SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Texas Mustang Fest PORT ARANSAS Texas Oktoberfest FREDERICKSBURG Texas Ward Brothers’ Senior Team Roping Association Finals Abilene Texas Texas Bass Classic CONROE Texas Texas Early Day Tractor and Engine Association State Show TEMPLE Texas Come and Take It Festival GONZALES Texas Dallas Comic Con Fan Days Irving Texas Lebanese Food Festival LEWISVILLE Texas An Evening of Gershwin Dallas Texas Come and Take It Celebration GONZALES Texas Palestine Theatre PALESTINE Texas Wild Game Dinner and Fundraiser JOHNSON CITY Texas Sacred Springs Powwow SAN MARCOSFall Lavender Trail JOHNSON CITYPink Fest WIMBERLEYThe American Cancer Society Bark For Life KERRVILLEKerr County 4H Hill Wild Game Dinner KERRVILLEDown by the Riverside Fall Festival KERRVILLEFiesta de la Paloma COLEMANRip Fest EASTLANDRobert Lee Street Affair ROBERT LEEDove Fest COLEMANComanche Moon Social BUFFALO GAPFair on the Square HUNTSVILLEGladewater Black Rodeo GLADEWATERMulticultural Arts Fest TYLERFall Harvest Festival MOUNT ENTERPRISELufkin’s Bistro LUFKINButterfly Festival JASPERTouch a Truck/Feed a Family LONGVIEWPioneer Day Festival WHITNEYMain Street Fall Festival DENISONArts and Crafts Fair/Yearly Fun Run CAMERONRed River County Historical Society Bazaar CLARKSVILLEWallis Fine Rides Autofest WALLISIndian Summer Festival and John Chester Dutch Oven Cook-Off SULPHUR SPRINGSPaluxy Pedal Bike Ride GLEN ROSEEvening with the Authors LOCKHARTCoal Miners’ Heritage Festival BRIDGEPORTOktoberfest Grand Prairie Texas Plano International Festival PLANOCitywide Garage Sale SMITHVILLEState Fair Classic: Grambling State vs. October 26 – Fredericksburg 23rd FOOD and WINE FESTIVAL This tribute to Texas wine vintages and foods is hosted at downtown’s Marktplatz with music, culinary demonstrations, Sunday brunch, games, and food product vendors. October 26-27 – Gruene Historic District/ New Braunfels 21st Yearly TEXAS CLAY FEST Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display, sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques. October 3, 4, 5 – Seagoville Texas SEAGOFEST Celebrate autumn with carnival rides, arts and crafts, parade, car show, children’s activities, lots of food vendors, games, pet parade, co-ed softball, National Beauty Pageant, great musical entertainers, and free concerts all three nights—Gospel, Rock and Country. Today it honors the area’s peanut heritage with live music, street performers, gun-slingers, 100 arts and crafts booths, 10am parade and more. Parade, car show, 5K run, live music, food, over 100 vendors, games, fish fry, and bull-riding. – Eastland Texas October 11-12 CRAZY WATER FESTIVAL Down-town’s Famous Water Company Pavilion celebrates local crazy mineral water! – Mineral Wells Texas October 11-13 DEPOT DAY FESTIVAL Gainesville Main Street presents live entertainment, dinner and street dance, Depot Dash Fun Run, gunfighters, huge antique and classic car show, food, arts and crafts, and much more! – Gainesville Texas October 18-19 BLOOMING BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL – Farmers Branch Texas A CELEBRATION OF TUNES and BLOOMS Two days of great music and beautiful flowers under the Texas sky! Festive live music, great foods, handmade arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, petting zoo and pumpkin decorating. In addition, there will be an Arts and Crafts Fair, Winery Grape Stomp, Nursery Tours, Art Show and much more! Saturday features a run/walk ( fee), Lions Club pancake breakfast, Kid’s Zone, pageant, arts and crafts, pet parade, contests, music, 42 tournament. October 18, 19, 20 – Woodville 25th Yearly HARVEST FESTIVAL Experience an old-time East Texas folk-life celebration at Heritage Village Museum’s outdoor complex of historic buildings.