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...
Historic 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
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (903) 455-1510.
September 15– 17 - Grand Prairie
AMERICAN INDIAN POW WOW…
Hundreds of Native American Indians from across the nation
compete in eleven dance categories, with full regalia of
feather, buckskin, beadwork & bells. Enjoy Indian food booths,
arts & crafts show/sale, teepee exhibit & cultural heritage
demonstrations. Free admission. Parking $4. Traders Village,
2602 Mayfield Rd. (972) 647-2331.
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. Vendors "special rate" for
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 5–8 - Seagoville
Celebrate autumn with carnival rides, arts & crafts, parade,
car show, children's activities, food vendors, games, great
musical entertainers, and free concerts all three
nights—Gospel, Rock & Country. Celebrate Autumn in Seagoville!
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.
email@example.com. (940) 779-2424 or
toll-free (888) 779-8330.
October 6–7 - Hamilton
HARVEST TIME AGAIN...
First United Methodist Church Hamilton, 215 W. Main, presents
its Harvest Festival. Garage sale 8-5 Friday & Saturday. Free
music Saturday, $10 BBQ, kid's festival, auction & more.
Contact James Yates, Chair:
or (254) 749-0716.
October 7 - Aubrey
AUBREY PEANUT FESTIVAL...
Dating back to 1986, Peanut Fest on the first Saturday of
October has been celebrating the harvest of the local cash
crop. Today it honors the area’s peanut heritage with live
music, street performers, gunslingers, 100 arts/crafts booths,
10am parade & more. Located at 301 S. Main Street.
www.AubreyPeanutFestival.com. (940) 343-1313. Email:
October 7 - Eastland
OLD RIPFEST ANNUAL FESTIVAL...
First Saturday in October in Downtown on the Square in
Eastland. Parade, car show, 5K run, live music, food, over 100
vendors, and games. And also see the legendary "Old Rip"! Free
www.eastlandchamber.com. (254) 629-2332.
October 14 - Gainesville
DEPOT DAY FESTIVAL...
Gainesville presents live entertainment, food trucks,
gunfighters, huge classic car show, arts & crafts, and much
more! Free admission. Saturday, 10am-5pm. For more
or (940) 665-2831.
October 14 - Flower Mound
Abiding Peace Community Church presents such fun events as 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 - Ennis
16th ANNUAL AUTUMN DAZE IN
Celebrate the changing of the season! Festive live music,
great foods, handmade arts & crafts vendors, children's
activities, corn pit, hay maze, and pumpkin painting. Historic
www.visitennis.org. (972) 878-4748.
October 21 - Kerens
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.
www.kerenscottonharvestfestival.com. (903) 396-2665.
October 21 - Midlothian
40th ANNUAL MIDLOTHIAN FALL FESTIVAL... Did you know these
festivities and 5K is the largest Fall Festival in Ellis
County? Over 100 booths filled with shopping, children’s area,
entertainment, food & fun. The 5K Run begins at 8am; Fall Fest
kicks off at 9am. Bring
the entire family. Admission is FREE! MISD Multi-Purpose
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 28–29 -
ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST... Enjoy great musical
entertainment, a Stein-Hoisting competition, Weiner Dog Race,
Best Dirndl & Lederhosen contest, Bier Belly contest, fun run,
bike rally, polka dancing and more at Heritage Park Pavilion,
301 N. Ash. For more details: (940) 759-2227 or
October 28 - Hamilton
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, ssscar show,
inflatables & live music. (254) 386-3216.
October 28 - Waxahachie
TEXAS COUNTRY REPORTER FESTIVAL...
Meet Texas Country Reporter stars Bob and Kelli Phillips.
Plus, more than 250 artisans display their colorful talents in
historic downtown Waxahachie on Saturday, October 28.
October 28 - Whitewright
15th ANNUAL GRAND STREET
Whitewright Area Chamber of Commerce presents arts and crafts,
food vendors, live entertainment, kids’ activities & more.
Historic Downtown, 9am-4pm. Also seeking food, art & craft
vendors. Call 9903) 364-2219 or email
December 2 - Clifton
"The Norwegian Capital of Texas" presents its tour of homes,
history & art from 9am to 5pm. Evening events include dancers,
carriage rides, caroling & shopping! Tickets: $10; children 12
& under $5. Come experience the warmth of Norwegian culture.