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Calendar of Events

Fairs & Festivals

September 2017

Sep 29 End Date

2017 State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX - Fair Park
A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone.
Sep 30 End Date

Outdoor EXPO at TFFC 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Learn a variety of outdoor skills and engage in activities such as fishing and kayaking. Participate in our free family fishing tournament and win great prizes!
Sep 30 End Date

History Day 2017

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
History lives at Palo Duro Canyon State Park! From living history reenactors, to Kwahadi Indian Dancers, to historic folk music and poetry, to live canon firing demonstrations, there's something for everyone at History Day 2017.

October 2017

Oct 7 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Oct 21 End Date

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site's 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join HTSPHS for our 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair.
Oct 22 End Date

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site's 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join HTSPHS for our 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair.
Oct 28 End Date

Carved Pumpkin Contest

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Participate in our Annual Carved Pumpkin Contest and win Tramway souvenirs!
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween Fest

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come check out our creepy exhibits!
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween Fair

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS EVENT IS FULL.
Oct 29 End Date

Halloween Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Celebrate Halloween in Sea Center Spooktacular style!

November 2017

Nov 4 End Date

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Join us at this family friendly event to learn more about traditions, heritage and American Indian Culture.
Nov 11 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!

December 2017

Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park

March 2018

Mar 24 End Date

Texas Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

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

April 2018

Apr 14 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this family friendly Nurture Nature Festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 21 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.”

May 2018

May 4 End Date

South Llano River State Park Birding Festival

South Llano River State Park
Sponsored by the Friends of South Llano River State Park, this is sure to be an amazing weekend!
May 5 End Date

Mayfest

Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Outdoor Activities for the whole family.