4 - Sugarland
9th ANNUAL CULTURAL KITE FESTIVAL...
Expect beautiful kites, windy weather, and exciting
entertainment! The fun includes a kite contest, chalk art
contest, cultural performances, kite-making workshop for kids,
cultural food & beverages. Free. 10am-2pm. Brazos River Park &
Festival Site. (281) 275-2885.
March 17–26 - Eagle Pass
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL...
This celebrated border
festival presents carnival rides at Shelby Park, sporting
events, downtown parade, Noches Mexicanas with live
entertainment, and a variety of food & other booths at Shelby
Park. Toll free 1-888-355-3224.
March 25 - Weslaco
FEST... Salutes the Texas
Sweet Onion developed in Weslaco. Features an onion-eating
contest, musical entertainment, dancing horse shows, arts &
crafts, car show, children's events, culinary stage, kiddie
rides and an onion recipe contest at Weslaco City Park. (956)
March 31–April 2 - Tomball
ANNUAL GERMAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL...
Celebrate German OktoberFest in March with 200 street vendors,
arts/crafts, 4 stages of live music, carnival, fireworks,
antique shops, food, beer & bike rally in Old Downtown. Free
admission/parking. Free shuttles from Tomball Regional
Hospital. Sponsored by Tomball Sister City Org. Vendors
welcome! Grady Martin (281) 379-6844, or,
April 21–23 - Port Aransas
One of the largest Master Sand Sculpting Competitions in the
USA! Amateurs & families participate in open competitions.
Enjoy the invigorating sun & surf and spend the weekend
enjoying great food, accommodations, entertainment and island
shops of all kinds. More than 100,000 attendees enjoy Texas
April 21–23 - La Marque
SEAFOOD FESTIVAL... Celebrate
the Texas gulf bounty & culture with seafood, fun & music.
Also enjoy a big carnival, contests, crawfish, crafts vendors.
Live music by Cowboy, Trio Grande, Drugstore Gypsies, and
more. Gulf Greyhound Park.
April 22 - La Porte
SAN JACINTO DAY
FESTIVAL AND BATTLE REENACTMENT...
This year celebrates the 181st anniversary of Texas
Independence. Enjoy a full battle reenactment, music, living
history demonstrations, children's area, Texas-themed vendors
& more. Free to the public. Open 10am to 6pm. At La Porte near
April 22–23 - Lake Jackson
birding with seminars, nature tours, and a spectacular Birds
of Prey show, as more than 600 species of springtime birds
migrate throughout the Brazosport coastal area.
April 28–29 - La Porte
SYLVAN BEACH FESTIVAL...
Experience arts & crafts, carnival rides, pageants, a parade,
live entertainment & kid's events. Historical Sylvan Beach
Park on scenic Galveston Bay. Park opens 10am.
April 29 - Carrizo Springs
ANNUAL BULL-NANZA... Honoring
medical professionals with this annual Bull Riding event.
Experience great bull riding thrills, a 6pm mutton bustin' &
boot scramble for kids,
food vendors and dancing to Country and Tejano music.
Gates open at 5pm; Bullride begins at 7pm. Carrizo Springs
Fairgrounds & Rodeo Arena. For info, call (830) 876-5205.
May 27–28 - Rockport
21st ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF WINE &
FOOD... The Texas Maritime
Museum hosts wine tasting, wine seminars, fine foods, and
entertainment on the Museum grounds. 4-11pm both days. (361)
729-1271 or 1-866-729-AHOY. For more info:
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10 - East Bernard
CZECH KOLACHE-KLOBASE FESTIVAL...
Come to Riverside Hall for polka dancing, arts and crafts,
sausage and barbecue chicken, kiddie games, dancers, raffle
and cakewalk. (979) 531-9747 or (979) 335-7907.