Calendar of Events

Fairs & Festivals

September 2018

Sep 28 End Date

2018 State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX - Fair Park
A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone.
Sep 29 End Date

Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us at this free event to discover the wonders of our desert. Enjoy educational exhibits, guided hikes, demonstrations, and other fun outdoor activities.
Sep 29 End Date

Bark in the Park

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Bring your dog (on a leash) to the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. This first-ever FREE event is for dogs and their owners of all ages!

October 2018

Oct 6 End Date

Hill Country Heritage Expo

Inks Lake State Park
Step back in time and visits pockets of history in this day and a half cultural extravaganza!
Oct 20 End Date

11th Annual Spooky Science Fest

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your friends and family of all ages, in costume if you like, to join what has been 1,000 to 2,000 others for our annual Fall Festival to learn a little science and perhaps to be frightened just the right amount!
Oct 27 End Date

Halloween Fest

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Are those creepy crawlers really that creepy? Come and find out!
Oct 27 End Date

Harvest Fest

Mother Neff State Park
Join the Mother Neff State Park and friends for a day of fun in the park.

November 2018

Nov 2 End Date

Battle For Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Step back in time with re-enactors as they perform continuous living history demonstrations.
Nov 3 End Date

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Austin, TX - Travis County Exposition Center
Join us at this family friendly event celebrating the traditions and heritage of Native American Culture.
Nov 10 End Date

Rio! Rio!

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. Come see how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this exciting event!

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

Texas Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

Conroe, TX - Lone Star College Montgomery
Play for a Day! Learn for a Lifetime!

April 2019

Apr 13 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nurture Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this FREE family friendly festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 20 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks”.
Apr 26 End Date

2nd Annual South Llano River Birding Festival

South Llano River State Park
Mark Your Calendars for the 2nd Annual South Llano River Birding Festival. April 26-28th. More incredible events! Same Incredible Place! Stay Tuned for Registration in the Fall.

May 2019

May 4 End Date


Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Fort Worth's Family Festival on the Banks of Trinity River