March 8–11 - Denton
34th TEXAS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL...
"Talk of the Town" features tellers Adam Booth, Beth Horner,
Laura Packer and Tim Tingle, plus storyteller concerts, ghost
stories, Liar's Contest, kids' activities & workshops. Denton
March 17 - Dublin
ST. PATRICK'S CELEBRATION...
"The Irish Capital of Texas" presents a festival of fun,
including arts & crafts and food vendors, parade, Shamrock
Shuffle Run, dog show, costume contest, carnival,
family-friendly entertainment & much more!
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ENNIS BLUEBONNET TRAILS FESTIVAL...
Discover a springtime celebration of fine
arts & crafts, performing artists, bluebonnet & wildflower
trails, car show (Saturday only), children's activities, live
music, and entertainment. Downtown Ennis. In its 67th year as
Texas' Official State Bluebonnet Trail.
and September 21–23
TEXAS + 30 MILES YARDS SALES, FLEA MARKETS & MORE...
This biannual event covers
30+ miles. Grandview offers 100's of vendors & pasture sales
between Grandview & Cleburne. Do not park on highway! Vendors:
(817) 666-5024 text your email address.
April 21 - Sherman
EARTH DAY TEXOMA FESTIVAL...
This communitywide, free family event provides opportunities
where ordinary people learn practical things to improve the
health of the planet, their children & themselves. Festivities
feature vendors, workshops, entertainment, plant sales & more.
April 21 - Denton
25th ANNUAL REDBUD FESTIVAL...
This award-winning event celebrates "The Redbud Capital of
Texas" and Arbor Day with a Home and Garden Show, free
seminars, Kids Zone, live music & environmental activities.
Don't miss the live TRASHion Runway Show with designer
fashions made from reused & recycled items. Free admission &
trees. 10am-4pm. Denton Civic Center.
April 27–29 - Muenster
43rd ANNUAL GERMANFEST...
Enjoy continuous entertainment, plus great German food booths,
Texas wineries, arts/crafts, large BBQ cook-off, fun run,
carnival rides, bike rally, and great musical headliners. For
April 27–28 - Granbury
9th ANNUAL GRANBURY WINE
A casual venue offering visitors the opportunity to mingle
with 20+ Texas wineries, food purveyors, cheese makers,
artists, musicians & vendors at booths around the historic
Granbury Square. Fri 2pm-8pm & Sat 11am-7pm. Tickets: $27 &
$35. Granbury Wine Walk, a 501C(3) non-profit, benefits local
charities & scholarships. Visit
for more info.
April 27–29 - Denton
38th DENTON ARTS & JAZZ
Celebrate music & art on seven stages of FREE entertainment!
See 3000 musicians, including jazz headliners Randy Brecker,
Los Lobos, Brave Combo & more. Enjoy great food, fine
arts/crafts & kid's activities. FREE admission! Quakertown
Park (two blocks off Courthouse Sq). No pets or coolers.
(888) 381-1818 or (940) 565-0931.
May 20 - Irving
11th DFW DRAGON BOAT, KITE AND
Marco Polo World Foundation hosts Dragon Boat racing, kite
making/demo/competition, lantern riddles, Asian cultural
class, cultural performances, Chinese shuttlecock
demo/competition, traditional handcraft demonstrations, ethnic
foods, gondola cruises, International costume parade, Best
Costume Drummer contest, pet zoo, kid's activities.
8:30am-6pm. Lake Carolyn at Las Colinas Urban Center.
May 3–6 - Seagoville
9th ANNUAL MAYFEST...
Enjoy live entertainment, carnival rides, food & craft
vendors, car show, and more! Presented by Seagoville Chamber
of Commerce. For vendor opportunities, call (972) 287-5184.
May 11–12 - Electra
35th ANNUAL ELECTRA GOAT BBQ
Cook-off with over $2500 prize money. Six cooking events
include goat, chicken, ribs, brisket, jackpot beans & steak.
Kid's games, craft booths and FREE dance at the Fairgrounds.
(940) 495-3577; Website:
May 12 - Greenville
AUDIE MURPHY DAYS...
A celebration honoring the military and Audie Murphy--the most
decorated hero of WWII. Speakers will present WWII topics,
plus a celebrity guest! Enjoy entertainment, static displays &
more. For more information, contact Audie Murphy / American
Cotton Museum: Visit
or call (903) 450-4502.
May 25–27 - Ennis
52nd ANNUAL NATIONAL POLKA
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with Czech & Slovak heritage
festivities, folk dancing, authentic cuisine, Czech costumes,
200 craft & food booths, 14 live polka bands, country concert,
and a giant parade. Downtown & three Czech Halls.
June 9–10 - Greenville
COTTON BOLL ARTFEST...
This arts & crafts festival features hand-made jewelry,
pottery, artwork & more on the grounds of the Audie
Murphy/American Cotton Museum. For more information, call
(903) 450-4502, or visit
June 15–16 - Cisco
June 22-23 & June 29-30 – Albany
CISCO TEXAS PIE FEST...
Let's have a good old-fashioned summer celebration in downtown
Cisco, TX. This unique pie-centric festival will have lots of
family fun, games, pie-baking contests, arts & crafts,
food & 40-foot All-You-Can-Eat pie buffet! (254) 442-2893.
80th FORT GRIFFIN
Recapturing wild characters of the old west through a grand
story, singing, dancing, horses & a herd of longhorns.
Presented in a renowned amphitheater production, "Texas'
Oldest Outdoor Musical" features a huge local musical cast.
Free activities all day. Parade June 23 at 5pm. BBQ 5pm
nightly. Tickets & Info: (325) 762-3838.