11 - East Bernard
CZECH KOLACHE-KLOBASE FESTIVAL...
Come to Riverside Hall for polka dancing, arts and crafts,
sausage, barbecue chicken, kiddie games and dancers, plus a
raffle and a cakewalk. (979) 531-9747 or (979) 335-7907.
17–18 - Stockdale
72nd ANNUAL STOCKDALE WATERMELON
Enjoy great musical entertainment! Friday with Reckless Kelly
and Sunny Sweeney, plus Saturday with Cody Jinks and Bart
Crow. Rodeo at 7pm, with concerts immediately following.
Stockdale City Park. Held since 1937.
25–26 - Sealy
KC JUNE MUSIC FESTIVAL...
This summer classic is great for the whole family. Enjoy
country and German polka dancing and music with bands Al Sulak
and Country Sounds, Red Ravens and the Krenek Band. And don’t
forget the great food! For more information, call (979)
885-6370, or visit
2–3 - Rockport
ROCKPORT ART FESTIVAL...
The 47th Annual Rockport juried art show features food, live
music and entertainment, kids’ tent, and original artworks by
over 120 artists and master craftsmen. This is a fund-raiser
for the Rockport Art Association. For more information, call
(361) 729-5519 or visit the web at
2–3 - Seguin
SEGUIN FREEDOM FEST...
What’cha doin’ for America’s B-day? Enjoy family entertainment
over Independence Day Weekend at Seguin’s Freedom Fiesta on
July 2 with music & street dance, plus a patriotic concert in
Central Park on July 3. Also bring your Texas spirit for the
big fireworks fiesta at Starcke Park on July 3!
4 - Rosenberg
FAMILY 4TH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION...
It’s all about patriotism, free family & fun as Rosenberg
hosts horse-drawn wagon rides, food vendors, musical
entertainment by The Level One Band, the best fireworks in
Fort Bend County & more! Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 Hwy
36 South. 6pm-10pm. Festivities are FREE. For more details:
www.CityofRosenberg.com/Family4th or (832) 595-3525.
7–10 - Port Aransas
ANNUAL DEEP SEA ROUNDUP...
“The Oldest Fishing Tournament on the Texas Coast”! A weekend
of family fun that includes bay, offshore, fly fishing and
junior divisions, plus a piggy perch contest. For info:
or (800) 45-COAST. Register today:
8–9 - Sealy
Family activities, carnival, arts/crafts booths, street dance,
BBQ cook-off, slow-pitch/softball tournaments, and live main
stage entertainment. Admission. For additional information,
www.Sealycommunityfoundation.org, or call (877)
28–30 - Clute
TEXAS MOSQUITO FESTIVAL...
This 36th annual festival is a fun-filled, 3-day event for the
entire family. It includes a variety of contests for all ages,
arts & crafts, food booths, a carnival, BBQ cook-off and great
musical headliner entertainment. Clute Municipal Park. (800)
16–18 - Anahuac
“The Alligator Capital of Texas” celebrates the alligator and
its wetlands habitat with Great Alligator Roundup, air boat
rides, street dances, beer gardens, entertainment stages,
carnival, arts & crafts, gator education tent, Trinity River
boat tours, cook-off, fly-in and sail-in. Fort Anahuac Park,
1704 South Main Street.
24 - Hallettsville
HALLETTSVILLE KOLACHE FEST ...
Enjoy a downtown parade, kolache presentation and eating
contest, “42” domino tournament, classic cars, bike show, arts
& crafts, Czech & German foods, live entertainment,
biergarten, children’s activities and more! Held at KC Hall.
13–16 - Houston
387th ANNUAL FESTA ITALIANA ...
The Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston brings
culture to life at its week-end celebration of Italy! Enjoy
music, homemade Italian food and wine, pasta-eating contest,
bocce ball and I Madonnari com-petitions, wine tasting, grape
stomp, children’s events, arts & crafts and more. University
of St. Thomas at Montrose Blvd. For details, visit
14–22 - Angleton
BRAZORIA COUNTY FAIR...
“The Largest County Fair in Texas” features live-stock
exhibits, crafts, concerts, CPRA rodeo, con-tests, carnival,
foods & more! Brazoria County Fairgrounds.
5 - Angleton
TOWN HISTORICAL REENACTMENT...
Celebrating the lives of those pioneers who settled Colonial
Texas. The fictitious “Austin Town” features interpreters,
period craft demonstrators, sutlers, militia drill units,
historical re-enactments, and period games. Presented by
Brazoria County Historical Museum. In its 20th year! For more
information: (979) 864-1208 or