5 - Angleton
AUSTIN 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 reenactments, and period games. Presented by
Brazoria County Historical Museum. In its 20th year!
5 - George West
28th ANNUAL GEORGE WEST STORYFEST...
"The Storytelling Capital of Texas" presents tall tales,
cowboy poetry, Texas State Liars' Contest, classic car show,
folklore & ghost stories, live music, living history,
arts/crafts & children's activities at the Courthouse Square.
www.georgeweststoryfest.org. (361) 449-2481.
6 - Port Isabel
23rd ANNUAL WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Sunday. Awards in both professional & amateur divisions with
contestants from both sides of the border. Also in
conjunction, a Folk Art Festival & Mini Carnival with all
types of arts & crafts for sale & fun for all. (800) 527-6102.
CHRISTMAS IN GOD'S COUNTRY...
Play in REAL SNOW, and celebrate a Hometown Holiday in
Downtown Hondo. Friday evening presents a Snow Slide, Snow
Play Area, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Pictures with Santa,
Food Trucks and more. Come back Saturday for a day of
shopping, and watch our Lighted Christmas Parade that evening.
24 - Houston
67th ANNUAL H-E-B THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE…
Crowds line the streets of Downtown Houston to experience
fantastic floats, high-flying balloons, marching bands,
cheerleaders, live entertainment and celebrity guests,
starting at 9am.
26 - Hallettsville
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS & PARADE...
Saturday. An "elegantly awesome" lighting extravaganza
illuminates Lavaca County's Courthouse and features a Lighted
Christmas Parade highlighting the luminescent evening. Visit
with Santa & Mrs. Claus & browse Market Days booths featuring
arts/crafts & food. Saturday & Sunday feature a "live"
www.hallettsville.com. (361) 798-2662.
2–3 - Sealy
FANTASY OF LIGHTS FESTIVAL...
Enjoy a Live Snowfall (5pm), Kid's Fantasy, Santa Claus in the
Gazebo, games, BBQ cook-off, vendors, bean-bag and Youth
Girls' softball tournaments, all-day live entertainment, and
ending with a SPECTACULAR EVENING LIGHTED PARADE (6pm). Levine
Family Park on Main St. (877) 558-7245.
3 - Port Isabel
29th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTED BOAT
This spectacular lighted boat parade can be viewed bayside
Saturday evening as floating, decorated vessels dazzle
onlookers. All sizes and types of boats take part in this
annual illuminations extravaganza -- even kayaks!
9–11 - Tomball
9th ANNUAL TOMBALL GERMAN CHRISTMAS
Shop 175 vendors for holiday decor, food and gifts at this
open-air street festival with three tented stages of live
performances, German Santa, biergartens, Kinderfest
entertainment for youngsters, carnival, food, hayride, arts &
crafts, German & Texas music. Free admission. Old Town near
historical Depot Plaza.
www.TomballGermanFest.org. (281) 379-6844.
10–11 - Ingleside
INGLESIDE RENAISSANCE FAIRE...
Relive the 1700’s with medieval combat, archery, acrobats,
costumes, jousting, juggling, belly dancing, food, musical
entertainment, vendors & much more! Held annually at Live Oak
firstname.lastname@example.org. (361) 776-2906.
14, 2017 - Port Isabel
33rd ANUAL PORT ISABEL "LONGEST
CAUSEWAY RUN & FITNESS WALK"....
In its 33rd year, enjoy 10K certified run, #TX15006WG and
3-mile fitness walk. Over 4,800 participants. Call Chamber of
Commerce for info and applications. (800) 527-6102.
4 - Rockport
ROCKPORT'S CLAY EXPO...
The Bountiful Bowl Pottery Fair features 35 potters and great
food at the High School Commons. Rockport Center for the Arts,
merchants & galleries feature clay art in the Historical
District. (361) 729-5352.
18 - Edinburg
PIONEER AND RANCHING CRAFTS DAY...
Featuring South Texas & Northeastern Mexican arts/crafts.
Artisans demonstrate crafts used by early settlers of the
area. Highlights include woodworking, horse-hair braiding,
weaving, chuck wagon cooking & activities for children
throughout the day. Traditional foods & live music, in an
outdoor setting, make this event the largest of the year.
23–26 - Port Aransas
21st ANNUAL WHOOPING CRANE
A year-round birder's paradise! These festivities feature
guided bus and boat tours, renowned speakers, demonstrations,
a free nature-related trade show, photography experts,
interactive workshops, children's art exhibit & more.
www.whoopingcranefestival.org. (361) 749-5919 or (800)
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