June 5,12,19,26 & July 10,17,24,31 Sherman - HOT SUMMER NIGHTS
Eight Thursday musical concerts, from zydeco, big band &
oldies to bluegrass & jazz. See Classic Recall, Fox and the
Bird, Zach Balch, Breaking Southwest & more. On the Municipal
Lawn for June events & Pecan Grove Park West during July.
7:30pm. (903) 892-7230.
June 7–8 - Waxahachie
46th ANNUAL GINGERBREAD TRAIL TOUR OF
Tour five historic homes and enjoy an antique car show,
arts/crafts and antiques fair, and courthouse tours. (972)
June 14 - McKinney
McKINNEY GARDEN CLUB HOME & GARDEN
Experience five gardens and homes on
Saturday, 10am-4pm, as presented by McKinney Garden Club.
June 14 - Cross Plains
16th ANNUAL BARBARIAN FEST ...
Antique & classic car show, antique
tractor show, kids games, Civil War re-enactors, live music,
food, pony rides, fun for the family! Treadway Park on Hwy 36,
one mile west of Hwy 206 intersection. Come to Cross Plains,
the hometown of Robert E. Howard—creator of Conan the
June 14, Saturday - Paris
CLASSIC CAR SHOW...
30+ classes, many special awards, ARTS/CRAFTS, SWAPMEET, food,
kid activities, special shopping! Cruise night, giant 50’s
street party, music/entertainment Friday 6pm, Love Civic
Center - 2025 S. Collegiate. Hosts: Red River Valley Honkers
Car Club. SEEKING VENDORS:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact S.
June 19-21 - Wichita Falls
27th LEGENDS OF WESTERN SWING
Hundreds of western swing musicians in 3 days of performances:
Mel Tillis, Eddie McAlvain, Jake Hooker, Jimmy Burson, Billy
Mata, Jody Nix, Bobby Flores, River Road Boys, Dave Alexander,
Bo Posey, Tulsa Playboys, Shoot Low Sheriff and more. MPEC
www.legendsofwesternswing.com. (318) 792-3303.
June 19–21 & June 26–28 - Albany
76th FORT GRIFFIN FANDANGLE ...
Recapturing wild characters of the Old West through a grand
story, plus singing, dancing, horses & a herd of longhorns.
Presented in a renowned amphitheater production, “Texas’
Oldest Outdoor Musical” features a local 400-member musical
cast. Free activities all day. Parade Sat 5pm. BBQ 5pm
email@example.com. Tickets & Info: (325) 762-3838.
July 3–4 - Waxahachie
CRAPE MYRTLE FESTIVAL & PARADE...
Experience a wonderful driving trail of historic homes and
blooming crape myrtles in celebration of the 4th of July in
the “Crape Myrtle Capital of Texas.” Celebrate freedom with
the HEB fireworks display & concert at the Waxahachie Sports
Complex on July 3 and a hometown parade on July 4. (972)
July 4 - Cleburne
FOURTH OF JULY
Enjoy a festive fireworks show over the lake at dusk and a
boat parade (8pm) at Lake Pat Cleburne. Join the fun on
Independence Day! (817) 645-2455. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit
www.cleburnechamber.com for details.
July 4–6 - Granbury
OLD-FASHIONED 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION...
Come to the Historic Square to celebrate Independence Day.
Arts & crafts vendors, ranch rodeo, car show, decorated bike
con-test, live theater shows, hometown parade, old-fashioned
games & spectacular fireworks show over Lake Granbury. (817)
July 12 - Weatherford
COUNTY PEACH FEST-IVAL...
Historic Downtown features over 200 arts, crafts, food and
activity vendors, special stage entertainment, children’s
events & Peach Pedal Bike Ride. www.peachpedal.com or
www.peachfestivaltx.com. (888) 594-3801.
August 15–23 - Denton
STATE FAIR & RODEO...
Join us for the largest livestock show in the area with
championship rodeos, live music, carnival, food, exhibits,
cook-offs and more. North Texas Fairgrounds. Visit
more information, or call (888) 381-1818 or (940) 387-2632.
August 29–31 - West
Labor Day weekend festivities with Czech foods, music,
international entertainment, dancing, pastries, costumes, arts
& crafts, horseshoe tournament, Polka Mass, races, sports,
children’s area & kolache baking contest at Rodeo & Fair
September 1 - Elm Mott
Monday of Labor Day Weekend, Homestead Craft Village presents
traditional pressing of homegrown sorghum cane and syrup
cooking over wood fires! Also enjoy music, tasty foods,
outdoor BBQ, homemade ice cream, horse-drawn hayrides and
craft demonstrations. 10am-5pm. Go west off IH-35, five miles
north of Waco.
www.SustainLife.org. (254) 754-9600.
September 12–14 - Gainesville
SKY’S THE LIMIT BALLOON SPECTACULAR...
Featuring traditional ballooning events, mass ascensions,
balloon competitions and glows at the Gainesville Municipal
Airport. Also enjoy concerts, food/merchandise vendors, kid’s
area, and more throughout the day. Discover something for the
whole family! Benefiting the North Texas Medical Center in
Gainesville. Tickets: TBA.
September 13 - Denton
ANTIQUES & AUTOS EXTRAVAGANZA...
Saturday on Denton’s historic downtown square, 110 W. Hickory
St. FREE admission. Classic/hot rod/custom car show, juried
art and craft show, antique “Attic Treasure”, lectures &
motorcycle show, live music, Kid Zone and festival foods make
this fun for the entire family. 9am to 3pm.
www.dentonmainstreet.org. (940) 349-8529. (888)
September 19–21 - Grandview, Maypearl
ANTIQUE ALLEY TEXAS AND 37 MILES OF SALES...
Grandview to Cleburne (“Little Round Top”) to Maypearl and
locally surrounding towns welcome shoppers with treasures
galore. Maps available (during the show) in Grandview. Vendor
Inquiries welcome! Also enjoy our April show! (817) 240-4948.
www.AntiqueAlleyTexas.com for locations & details.
September 20 - Springtown
30th ANNUAL WILD WEST FEST...
the Square, 9am-4pm. Parade at 10am. Over 200 booths selling
arts, crafts & something for everyone! Enjoy live
entertainment, Legends of Texas gunfighters, food/drinks, Mock
Jail, 15th Annual BBQ Cook-Off, and numerous rides/activities
in the children’s area. Booths: $75+ elec. (optional). Food
vendors: 10x10= $125+ electric. Set-up starts 6am. (817)
September 27–28 - Comanche
COMANCHE COUNTY POW-WOW...
33rd annual heritage festival, live entertainment, great food,
artisan and commercial vendors, antique tractor show, art &
photography show, state sanctioned BBQ cook-off, largest car
show in Central Texas. Approx. 10,000 attendance in beautiful
shady City Park. Visit
www.ComancheChamber.org. (325) 356-3233.
October 18 - Whitesboro
ANNUAL PEANUT FESTIVAL ...
Celebrate 49 years of family fun in down-town Whitesboro.
Approx. 20,000 visitors visit the entertainment-filled day.
Arts and crafts, food vendors, displays of all sorts, car
show, musical entertainers, drawings and lots of fun. Free to
public. Vendor space available. Chamber of Commerce: (903)
October 24–26 - Hamilton
HAMILTON COUNTY DOVE FESTIVAL...
Come celebrate on the historical downtown square! Festivities
include a parade, softball tournament, 5K run, Saturday
evening rodeo & dance, pageant, gun show, vendor booths, wine
tasting, food, kids events & live music. Free Admission.
www.hamiltondovefest.com. (254) 386-3216.
November 1 - Whitewright
GRAND STREET FALL FESTIVAL...
Whitewright Area Chamber of Commerce presents a Firefighters
Chili Cook-off, Family Fun Run, arts & crafts, food vendors,
classic car show, live entertainment, kid’s activities and
more. Historic Downtown, 9am-4pm. Also seeking food, art and
www.whitewright.org. (903) 364-2000.