7–9 - San Antonio
TEXAS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL...
A Texas tradition for 43 years, the
Institute of Texan Cultures presents 250 cultural
organizations, a menu of 150 authentic foods, 65 artisans and
craftsmen, and 7 stages of music and entertainment
representing the diversity of our state. For more info:
or (210) 458-2300.
14 - East Bernard
CZECH KOLACHE-KLOBASE FESTIVAL...
Come to Riverside Hall for polka dancing, arts & crafts,
sausage & barbecue chicken, kiddie games, dancers, raffle &
cakewalk. (979) 531-9747 or (979) 335-7907.
14 - Wharton
JAMES R. SIMMONS’ JUNE-TEENTH CELEBRATION...
Family Day Parade, live music, free
carnival and festivities on Monterey Square, 100 S. Fulton St.
in Downtown Wharton. For more info:
or (979) 532-1862.
20–21 - Wharton
WHARTON CITYWIDE GARAGE SALE...
Friday/Saturday. Maps available at each
location or website
Look for the official red & white
signs! Local merchants participate, so remember to shop with
them too! For more info, email
or call (979) 532-1862.
21–22 - Sealy
JUNE MUSIC FESTIVAL...
This summer classic is great for the whole family. Enjoy
country and German polka dancing and music with bands Al Sulak
& Country Sounds, Red Ravens, Czech & Then Some, and Central
Texas Sounds. And don’t forget the great food! For info,
call (979) 885-6786.
29–July 4 - Seguin
SEGUIN FREEDOM FEST...
What’cha doin’ for America’s B-day? Enjoy
family entertainment over Independence Day Weekend at Seguin’s
patriotic concert in Central Park on June 29 & Freedom Fiesta
July 3. Bring your Texas spirit on July 4 to the biggest
small-town 4th of July parade in Texas, plus fireworks at
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. FREE.
5–6 - Rockport
ROCKPORT ART FESTIVAL...
The 45th Annual Rockport juried art show
features food, live music & entertainment, kids’ tent, and
original artworks by over 120 artists and master craftsmen.
A fund-raiser for the Rockport Art
For more information: (361)
10–13 - Port Aransas
79th ANNUAL DEEP SEA ROUND-UP...
“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. (800) 45-COAST or
10–13 - Sealy
Family activities, carnival, arts/crafts booths, street dance,
BBQ cook-off, slow-pitch/softball tournaments, and live main
stage entertainment. Admission. For info:
call (877) 558-7245 or
24–26 - Clute
THE GREAT TEXAS MOSQUITO FESTIVAL...
The 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, carnival,
BBQ cook-off, and great musical headliner entertainment. Clute
Municipal Park. In its 34th year!
7 - Lakehills
34th ANNUAL MEDINA LAKE CAJUN FESTIVAL...
“Home of the Great Gumbo Cook-off.”
Saturday, 11am to 10pm. Louisiana Cajun bands, Great Gumbo
Cook-off, authentic homemade Cajun foods, arts & crafts, games
and more. Lakehills Civic Center in Bandera County, 25 miles
from San Antonio. (830) 751-3130.
26–27 - Hallettsville
HALLETTSVILLE KOLACHE FEST ...
Enjoy a downtown parade, kolache
presentation & eating contest, “42” domino tournament, classic
cars, bike show, arts & crafts, Czech & German foods, live
entertainment, biergarten, children’s activities & more! Held
at KC Hall. (361) 798-2662.
9–12 - Houston
36th ANNUAL FESTA ITALIANA...
Houston’s Italian Cultural Center brings
culture to life at its weekend celebration of Italy! Enjoy
music, homemade Italian food & wine, pasta-eating contest,
bocce ball & I Madonnari competitions, wine tasting, grape
stomp, kid’s events, arts/crafts, cooking demos & more.
University of St. Thomas at Montrose Blvd.
11 - Wharton
24–25 - Pleasanton
MONTEREY SQUARE WINE AND ARTS FAIR...
Sip, shop and stroll with us, 4pm-10pm in
Historic Downtown. Live Music—Wine Tastings—Artworks
Show—Great Food! 3pm-10pm. For more info:
(979) 532-1862, or
49th ANNUAL COWBOY HOME-COMING...
Carnival starts Thursday. Enjoy Friday’s arts/crafts, dance,
Queen coronation & carnival. Saturday is full with horseshoe &
washer tournaments, down-town parade, goat & chicken roping,
arts & crafts, daytime bands, carnival and BBQ cook-off.
Saturday evening includes huge bull ride& Boot Scoot dancing.
Held at Atascosa County Showbarn behind Chili’s. For more
info, call (830) 569-2163, or visit