Calendar of Events

Buffalo Soldiers Events

Texas Buffalo Soldiers bring history to life with stories, costumes and tools.

April 2017

Apr 29 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Fort Boggy State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Fort Boggy State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age
Apr 29 End Date

12th Annual Folk Festival

Mission Tejas State Park
Experience a fun-filled day of historical activities and demonstrations the days of our past here beneath the pines!
Apr 29 End Date

Blazing New Trails with the Buffalo Soldiers

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Dinosaur Valley State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.

May 2017

May 13 End Date

Frontier Days

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate150 years of Buffalo Soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
May 19 End Date

Western Frontier Days 2017

Sheffield, TX - Fort Lancaster SHS
Join the many frontier men and women as they take you on a journey back in time and show you life on the Texas Frontier. 150th anniversary of the Battle of Old Fort Lancaster
May 27 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Mustang Island State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Mustang Island State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.

June 2017

Jun 24 End Date

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a new program at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park. It will include artifact exhibits, art displays, prominent guest speakers such as historians and genealogists, living history Buffalo Soldiers and cowboys, church choir performances, food and more!
Jun 24 End Date

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
A Celebration of African American Heritage and Culture of the Brazos Valley.
Jun 24 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Brazos Bend State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Brazos Bend State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Fort McKavett, TX - Fort McKavett State Historic Site
wreath laying ceremony to honor members of the armed forces
Jul 22 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come and hear the Story of Pvt Cale Carter 25th Infantry Buffalo Soldier. Operation Magic Carpet and the USS Texas.
Jul 29 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Galveston Island State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Galveston State Park. Fun in the Sun, Beach Play, History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.

September 2017

Sep 30 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!