7–9 - Lockhart
BBQ CAPITAL OF TEXAS" CHAMPIONSHIP COOK-OFF
& 46th CHISHOLM TRAIL ROUNDUP...
Join a western celebration with a RODEO, carnival rides &
games, horseshoes, auction, live music concert & dances,
arts/crafts, car show, bike ride and food vendors all at the
Lockhart City Park, and Saturday Grand Parade downtown.
15–16 - Stonewall
57th PEACH JAMBOREE & RODEO...
Parade, dances, queen's contest, rodeo, peach cobbler,
peach-pit spitting & peach-eating contests, food, live music,
Kid's Peach Patch, washer & 42 tournaments, peach judging &
auction, and more! (830) 644-2735.
15–16 - Holland
ANNUAL HOLLAND CORN FESTIVAL…
Festivities include a lineman challenge, parade, 5K run,
arts/crafts, BBQ cookoff, “corny” contests feature a corn cob
relay, corn eating, corn cob throwing and corn seed spitting,
chicken flying contest and musical entertainment both evenings
at City Park. (254) 760-5211.
16–17, July 21–22, August 18–19 - New Braunfels
Shop the exceptional handmade quality of Texas sculptors,
potters, jewelers, unique craftsman and specialty food
producers, while enjoying live entertainment and over 25
specialty stores and restaurants in Gruene Historic District.
19–23 - Elgin
Come experience exciting rodeo action. Carnival, arts &
crafts, live music, and dance on Friday night. Longest parade
in Central Texas on Saturday morning. Only 19 miles east of
Austin on Hwy. 290. (512) 285-4515.
23 - Austin
FUN STOP 5K & FESTIVAL...
Downtown Austin presents THE only 5K with 12+ outrageously fun
stops along the way. Dress up in your quirkiest costume. Make
your way through the crazed obstacle course stop (drink in
hand encouraged). Cool down at the foam party fun stop &
smooch at the Puppy Kissing Booth. Enjoy musical performances
by local bands. 710 Riverside Drive at Long Center. 4pm-9pm.
(512) 524-2953 ext. 102.
4 - Comfort
4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION…
Annual Home-Town Parade: 10am; Texas BBQ in Comfort Park by
Smoke in the Hills: 11am-1pm; Live Music, Live & Silent
Auctions, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Kids' Games, Snacks:
11am-3pm. Fun for All!
or call 830-995-3131.
14 - McDade
MCDADE WATERMELON FESTIVAL...
Join in a special salute to the melon in its 70th year in
McDade with a parade, watermelon auction, vendors, waterslide,
music, food, car show Queen's coronation, and street dance on
July 13 (8pm-12pm), featuring Kenny Orts Band. McDade
Watermelon Festival, PO Box 783, McDade, TX 78650.
30–September 2 - Boerne
113th ANNUAL KENDALL COUNTY FAIR...
Activities include a parade, livestock show, rodeos, bull
riding, Queen's Pageant, arts & crafts, daily & nightly
entertainment, and kid's activities. Labor Day Weekend. Herff
Park-Kendall County Fairgrounds, 1307 River Road. Gate
admission includes all activities, plus FREE parking. (830)
8 - Caldwell
34th ANNUAL KOLACHE FESTIVAL... Downtown
on the Courthouse Square, enjoy kolaches, food & craft
vendors, Czech bands, quilt show, Antique Tractor Show, car
show and Glamper show. FREE.
28–October 6 - Burton
LA-BAHIA ANTIQUE SHOW & SALE...
Dealers from across the country offer antiques, collectibles,
vintage, porcelain restoration at the show & more. 8am start.
Late shopping till 7pm, Sept. 28th. LaBahia Hall, 290W/237TX.
Free admission & parking. For additional information, visit
www.labahiaantiques.com, or call (979) 289-2684.
4–7 - Gruene Historic District / New Braunfels
GRUENE MUSIC & WINE FEST...
This Americana event benefiting local charities features the
best in live Texas music and the best in Texas food & wines at
Gruene Hall and The Grapevine. All four days are filled with
vintner & music events, wine, food /beer samplings & Great
Guitar Auction. For tickets/info, visit
or call (830) 629-5077, or tollfree from San Antonio (830)
27 - Elgin
31st HOGEYE FESTIVAL... Texas' biggest
small-town block party. 10am to 6pm. "The Sausage Capital of
Texas" presents live music, handmade arts/crafts, carnival,
cow-patty bingo, car show, kid's activities, BBQ Pork
Cook-off, royal coronation & more! Historic Downtown. On Hwy
290, just 19 mi. east of Austin.
27–28 - Gruene Historic District / New Braunfels
ANNUAL TEXAS CLAY FEST...
Respected potters and sculptors from around Texas display,
sell their wares and demonstrate a variety of techniques.
Hands-on activities available for children.