June 3–4 - 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 3–4 - Waxahachie
47th ANNUAL GINGERBREAD TRAIL
TOUR OF HOMES...
Tour five historic homes, and enjoy an antique car show, and
June 9–10 - Cisco
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,
entertainment and food. (Wonder what kind of pies will be
there?) (254) 442-2537.
June 8–10 - Cross Plains
19th ANNUAL BARBARIAN
Antique & classic car show, antique tractor show, kids games,
Inflatable Bounce House Obstacle Course, 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 Barbarian!
Parade Thursday, 6 pm in Downtown Cross Plains.
June 16–17 & June 23–24 - Albany
79th 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
Tickets & Info: (325) 762-3838.
July 8 - Weatherford
PARKER COUNTY PEACH FESTIVAL...
Historic Downtown features over 200 arts, crafts, food &
activity vendors, special stage entertainment, children's
events & the Famous Peach Pedal Bike Ride.
September 1, 2, 3 - West
42nd ANNUAL WESTFEST...
Labor Day weekend festivities with Czech foods, music,
international entertainment, dancing, pastries, costumes, arts
and crafts, horseshoe tournament, Polka Mass, races, sports,
children's area & kolache baking contest at Rodeo & Fair
September 2–9 - Alvarado
125th ANNUAL PIONEERS &
OLD SETTLERS REUNION...
Parade, queen's contest, baby contest, car show, carnival,
fiddler's competition, vendor booths, BBQ cook-off, desserts
bake-off, free concerts including Asleep at the Wheel! Tom
Durington, P.O. Box 217, Alvarado, TX 76009. Free Admission.
$2 & Up Parking. (817) 538-2337.
September 9 - Denton
18th ARTS & AUTOS
Saturday on Denton's historic downtown square, 110 W. Hickory
St. FREE admission. Classic/hot rod/custom car, truck &
motorcycle show, fine art & crafts show, live music, Kid Zone,
and festival foods make this fun for the entire family. 9am to
3pm. (940) 349-8529,
September 9 - Sanger
39th ANNUAL SELLABRATION...
Downtown event features live music; arts, crafts, food &
activity vendors; kid's zone; Little Miss & Mr. Sanger
Pageant; street-dancing. Expected attendance is 4,500.
8am-8pm. Vendors apply ASAP.
September 15 - Greenville
RALLY ROUND GREENVILLE
General street festival is family fun. Begins with Friday
night Kick-Off Concert on Courthouse Square & music continues
throughout the weekend. Kids Alley, MRV Espana-Circus Act,
bicycle ride, street dance & art show are also part of the
fun. Expected attendance 8,000 to 10,000. Vendors apply ASAP
for best placement. E-mail
or call (903) 455-1510.
September 15–17 - Grandview
ANTIQUE ALLEY TEXAS...
Grandview offers Antique Alley Texas and 30+ Miles of
Shopping! Between Grandview & Cleburne, pasture sales with
100's of vendors. Please do not park on highway or easements!
Spanning six communities—Alvarado, Sand Flat, Venus, Maypearl
& between Grandview to Cleburne.
or Facebook.com/Antique Alley. (817) 240-4948.
September 16 - Springtown
33rd ANNUAL WILD WEST
On the Square, 9am-5:30pm. Parade at 10am. Over 200 booths,
live entertainment, Legends of Texas gunfighters, 18th annual
BBQ cook-off, kid's rides & activities, free concert by Austin
Allsup of "The Voice", and live bull riding & mutton bustin'.
Booths: $85+ elec. (optional). Food vendors: 10x10=$125+
electric. Set-up starts 6am. (817) 220-7828.
October 6–7 - Possum Kingdom Lake
Come cook at the 21st Annual Great Outdoors BBQ & Chili
Cook-Off! Also enjoy Auction/Raffle items and Vendors.
(940) 779-2424 or toll-free (888) 779-8330.
October 14 - Flower Mound
Abiding Peace Community Church presents such fun events as a a
Battle of the Worship Bands, Dress Your Pet Contest, kids
activities, face painting and Carved Pumpkin Contest (entry
fee required). 10am-3pm. Also *SEEKING VENDORS*. Held at 1117
W. College Parkway in Flower Mound. Contact Crystal Nelson
(469) 438-7647 or
October 21 - Whitesboro
52nd ANNUAL PEANUT
Celebrate over 50 years of family fun in downtown Whitesboro.
Approx. 20,000 visitors visit the entertainment-filled day.
Arts & crafts, food vendors, tractor exhibit, car show,
musical entertainers, drawings and lots of fun. Free to
public. Vendor space available. Chamber of Commerce: (903)
October 21 - Kerens
October 28 - Hamilton
13th ANNUAL COTTON HARVEST
Enjoy country lifestyle foods, hot air balloons, street dance,
arts & crafts, carnival, live entertainment, chili cook-offs,
mule wagon rides, antique tractor show & pull, quilt show,
pageant, classic cars & more! 9:30am-11pm. Historic Downtown.
East of Corsicana on Hwy 31.
46th HAMILTON COUNTY DOVE
FESTIVAL & WILD WING COOK-OFF...
Celebrate on the historical downtown square! Festivities
include a parade, Wild Wing Dove Cook-off, Cork N’ Pork 5K
Run, rodeo & dance, wine walk, gun show, vendors, car show,
inflatables & live music. (254) 386-3216.