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Planning a visit to Texas? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.
San Antonio & Southern Plains Events
2015 River Walk Halloween Fest
A fun-filled Halloween party set on the River Walk, featuring live music, a costume river parade, a costume contest, and tons of food and beverages. The spooky fun begins at 6 p.m.
Texas Gulf Coast Events
2015 Fearshire Farms Haunted Attractions
Held every weekend from late September until the end of October, Fearshire Farms in Angleton looks to put the "fear" in "Fearshire" with Halloween themed attractions. Event times vary by day.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk
Fight breast cancer with this 5K walk in Corpus Christi.
Rockport - Fulton Seafair
Rockport near Ingleside welcomes the fall season with a festival of parades, arts and crafts, entertainment, and gumbo cook-offs.
2015 Dia de los Muertos Festival
A unique street festival in Corpus Christi celebrating the "Day of the Dead." Enjoy live music, Dia de los Muertos-themed crafts, artwork, and jewelry, a kids' area, and more. The festival start time is TBA.
2015 Angleton Market Days
Check out homemade gifts and other unique items at the Brazoria County Fair Association in Angleton during this two-day market. There will be over 200 vendors from across Texas on hand. Start time is TBA.
2015 Texana Chili Spill
A spicy Gulf Coast festival held in Edna, featuring music, fireworks, a Texana market, games, and more. The festival is held at Lake Texana Park.
2015 Santa Hustle Half Marathon & 5K
Put on your red suit and beard and take a run along the Texas Gulf Coast with Galveston residents. Runners can also enjoy holiday music, cookies, and candy stations along the way. The half marathon and 5K take place throughout downtown.
2015 Harbor Lights Festival
Get into the holiday spirit in Corpus Christi with the Harbor Lights Festival, featuring an dazzling boat parade, a children's parade, live entertainment, and a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The festival is held at Bayfront Marina in Corpus Christi.
Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex Events
Taste of the Bishop Arts District
Tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District in Dallas on foot.
Greater Houston Area Events
The Woodlands Children's Festival
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands offers children's entertainment, activities, and more.
Austin & Hill Country Events
Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles
In Austin, make your way to the LBJ Presidential Museum to see the exhibit Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles. This traveling art display is curated by the GRAMMY Museum, and is ideal for any Fab Four fan.
2015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
Racers from all over the world compete at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin during the 17th race of the F1 world championship.
2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival
Music fans of all genres won't want to miss the Austin City Limits Music Festival held annually at Zilker Park in Austin. The festival is held over two weekends, with start times varying by day.
2015 Austin Film Festival
The 2015 Austin Film Festival is an annual conference held in Austin. The 2015 AFF offers new, feature-length films like Growing Up Baumbach: A Tribute to Noah Baumbach’s 20 Years in Film – plus special events, seminars, and more.
2016 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup
Set in Sweetwater, the 2016 World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup offers everything from a rattlesnake parade and carnival to dancing in the Jaycee Barn, the Sweetwater Rifle & Pistol Club Gun, Knife & Coin Show, a beard contest, and more. Held at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Amarillo, Lubbock & the Panhandle Events
2015 Boo at the Zoo
Abilene Zoo hosts a special evening of trick or treating alongside the usual animal exhibits. Event start time is TBA.
22nd Annual Grape Day
Visit the Llano Estacado Winery in Lubbock for an evening of delicious wine tastings and live music. The event begins at 10 a.m.
2015 ABWA Christmas in November
Enjoy arts, crafts, prizes, and homemade gifts at the Abilene Civic Center. This unique marketplace begins at noon.
2015 Center City Electric Light Parade
A dazzling parade traversing downtown, or "Center City" Amarillo, finishing at the Amarillo Civic Center for the tree-lighting ceremony. The parade begins at 6 p.m.
2015 PPHM's Annual Christmas Open House
View the holiday decor, the choir groups, and enjoy holiday treats at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Amarillo. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday.
2015 A Christmas Affair
Get some holiday shopping done in Witchita Falls at the Ray Clymer Exhibition Center. The event will see over 20 small and family-owned businesses set up shop and offer some delightful gifts. The event begins at 10 a.m.
Big Bend Country Events
2015 Anthony Flying Horse Marathon
Join Anthony residents as they compete in the annual Anthony Flying Horse Marathon – featuring a half marathon, 5K, 10K, and the Workplace Run. Runners of all skill level are invited to compete in the fun-filled event, beginning and ending in Anthony.
2015 Last Sunday Hike
Explore the areas around Ranger Peak and Franklin Mountains State Park by embarking on a Last Sunday Hike. The hikes generally last about one and a half to two hours and are one mile in length. Hikes being at the Wyler Aerial Tramway at 8 a.m.
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Annual Texas Rodeos
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