Dallas Blooms EVENTS
This year's theme is The Star of Texas, and the best things about the great
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Includes a kickoff banquet, Donegal beard-growing contest, two-hour parade, carnival, food,
street vendors, arts & crafts, rodeo and more.
Azalea & Spring Flower Trail
Enjoy miles of azaleas, dogwoods, flowers and historic homes.
Texas Dogwood Trails Celebration
Includes a kickoff parade and festival with arts & crafts booths, food, live music and
Texas Rio Grande Valley Onion Festival
Enjoy a full day of live entertainment, onion blossoms, dancing horse shows, arts & crafts,
and onion eating contests.
Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Re-created 16th-century English village offers 21 stages of entertainment, jousting, falconry, music, 200-plus artists and craftspeople, games, rides and foods from around the world. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open Saturdays and Sundays, plus Memorial
25th Annual Burnet Bluebonnet Festival
Features more than 200 arts & crafts vendors, weiner dog races, demolition derby, parade,
carnival, live music and a free dance. www.burnetchamber.org
Features 12 areas of family entertainment, including nationally known acts in concert, nightly dance and a world-class carnival. To celebrate the famous Poteet strawberry harvest, there is strawberry judging and auction and a Taste of Texas Food Show in addition to strawberry delicacies.
Art City Austin
Features more than 200 national artists, top local restaurants, two music stages and
activities for kids.
City: Chappell Hill
Features arts & crafts vendors, children's activities, food courts, entertainment and
35th Annual Windfest
Features carnival rides, horseshoes, art show, kid fair, kite making, dachshund dog
races and a Wild West Show.
Fiesta San Antonio
City: San Antonio
More than 100 events over 10 days make this one of the biggest and best festivals in the
City: Port Aransas
This is a sand sculpture competition for amateurs and masters.
Celebrates arts, entertainment and old-fashioned family fun.
Houston International Festival
Spotlights Out of Africa with a comprehensive cultural tour, featuring cuisines of Africa,
artwork, exhibits and performers.
City: Corpus Christi
Includes Buc Days Golf Classic, Dunking of the Mayor, carnival, pro rodeo, barbecue
challenge and Music and Fire on the Bay.
Big Bend Open Road Race
City: Fort Stockton
Enthusiasts call this one of the most exciting open road races in the world. www.bborr.com
Celebrates German Heritage. The weekend is filled with great entertainment -- polka, country,
rock 'n roll, cloggers and more.
Fort Worth Opera Festival
City: Fort Worth
Includes operas and ancillary events during three-straight weeks.
Originated to pay tribute to the original cultures of the city: African, Indian, Mexican, German, Czech and Scottish, as well as the cowboy. Includes music, food, demonstrations, gun fights, dance and much more.