Calendar of Events

Fairs & Festivals

February 2023

Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Birding Festival 2023

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join us to celebrate south Texas birds at our annual Birding Festival! Birders of all experiences and ages are welcome to participate in the many activities and guided tours we have planned.
Feb 11
10:00a
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Career Fair - 100 Year Celebration

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
🎉 Have you ever thought about being a ranger or working for Texas Parks and Wildlife?

March 2023

Mar 2
12:00p
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45th Birthday Celebration

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
🎉 Celebrate Enchanted Rock State Natural Area's 45th birthday by spending an afternoon outdoors!
Mar 25
10:00a
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Ranching Heritage Day

Hill Country State Natural Area
🎉 Celebrate ranching life with us by visiting with exhibitors, making crafts, playing games, and viewing demonstrations.
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Spring Fling - 100 Year Celebration

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
🎉 Who is ready for some spring fun? We are!

April 2023

Apr 15
7:30a
End Date

🎉 Greenfest on the Greenbelt

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come celebrate 100 Years of Texas State Parks at Greenfest 2023, presented by the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County! There will be food, fun, & games for the entire family.
Apr 15
10:00a
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McKinney Falls Fest: 100-year Celebration

McKinney Falls State Park
🎉 Join us in celebrating 100 years of Texas State Parks and McKinney Falls State Park's 47th anniversary!
Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

Family Adventure Fest

Falcon State Park
🎉 Join us for a one-day event full of wild activities for everyone to enjoy here at the park. This year's event will offer outdoor activities for all ages focusing on different skills such as archery, kayaking, fishing, outdoor cooking, camping, hiking and much more!
Apr 22
10:00a
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16th Annual Folk Festival at Mission Tejas!

Mission Tejas State Park
🎉 Kick back and take a trip back in time!
Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

Village Creek Fun Day!

Village Creek State Park
🎉 Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks! Our fun day will feature activities for all ages including primitive skills practice, paddling tutorials, archery, yoga, fishing, guided hikes and so much more. Entry is FREE so come have some fun and immerse yourself in the full park experience.

May 2023

May 6
10:00a
End Date

Brazos Bend Expo- Celebrating 100 Years of Texas State Parks

Brazos Bend State Park
🎉 We are excited to announce our BRAZOS BEND EXPO is coming back on May 6!! Join us for this special event that brings the whole community together at Brazos Bend State Park, and celebrate 100 Years of State Parks!
May 13
9:00a
End Date

Lake Brownwood Bash

Lake Brownwood State Park
🎉 Join us for a day of fun, learning and celebration!
May 13
10:00a
End Date

New Experiences, New Memories, A New You

Daingerfield State Park
🎉 Come celebrate the Texas State Parks 100-year anniversary at Daingerfield State Park! New to the outdoors or experienced this event is for you! We will be showcasing the various activities to experience the world outdoors at each person's comfort level.
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Blanco State Park Celebration

Blanco State Park
🎉 Join us for an array of interactive activities and information stations set up throughout the park.

June 2023

Jun 3
8:00a
End Date

Lockhart State Park Showcase

Lockhart State Park
🎉 Come see all Lockhart State Park has to offer and more at the Lockhart State Park Showcase!
Jun 10
10:00a
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Lakeside Legacy Celebration

Fort Parker State Park
🎉 Celebrate! Texas State Parks is turning 100 this year and Fort Parker State Park is throwing a community-wide birthday bash! Join in the fun!
Jun 10
10:00a
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100-year Celebration Outdoor Community Day!

Cleburne State Park
🎉 Texas State Parks are turning 100! Join us for our 100-year celebration of Texas State Parks!

September 2023

Sep 15
5:00p
End Date

Prairie Palooza: Palo Duro Canyon – Back to the Future

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
🎉 Celebrate Texas State Parks’ 100-year anniversary at Palo Duro Canyon State Park! This three-day event will chronical 100 years of our past and showcase 100 years of partnerships for the future!
Sep 23
10:00a
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Seminole Canyon History Fair

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
🎉 Join us on this fun day with activities for all ages.

October 2023

Oct 21
10:00a
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Harvest Heritage Festival 2023

Cedar Hill State Park
🎉 Come join us for our annual Harvest Heritage Festival here at Cedar Hill State Park!
Oct 21
10:00a
End Date

Hueco Tanks 29th Annual Community Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
🎉 It's time for our Annual Community Fair! Come on out for a fun weekend full of tours, presentations, demonstrations, rock climbing and much more!
Oct 22
10:00a
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Hueco Tanks 29th Annual Community Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
🎉 It's time for our Annual Community Fair! Come on out for a fun weekend full of tours, presentations, demonstrations, rock climbing and much more!
Oct 28
12:00p
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Celebrate Bats, Trains & Astronomy!

Old Tunnel State Park
🎉 We will have booths with activities related to the bats, the railroad and dark skies/astronomy. The booths will shut down for the evening bat viewing. After the bat viewing, we will hold an astronomy program.

November 2023

Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Fall Fest 2023

Mother Neff State Park
🎉 Mother Neff State Park is one of the first Texas State Parks where people have been coming for thousands of years. It’s now your turn to come explore and make memories of your own or return to make new memories. A fun fall celebration will take place featuring nature hikes, storybook trails, children's activities, demonstrations, and much more.
Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Big Country Frontier Day

Abilene State Park
🎉 Join us to celebrate the Texas State Parks Centennial by immersing yourself in the wild history of the Texas frontier for a day.