Calendar of Events

Music, Theater & Dance

June 2023

Jun 9
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"I'll Be Back Again Next Year"

Garner State Park
🎉 Generations of young campers have been falling in love at the nightly summer dances for nearly 100 years. At the end of the summer, the summer lovers would make a promise that "I'll be back next year." Over the years the summer dance has created a tradition of generational campers. Come celebrate this tradition with us as part of Texas State Parks Centennial Celebration.

September 2023

Sep 15
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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!

October 2023

Oct 14
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Fall Forest Festival

Stephen F. Austin State Park
🎉 Come celebrate 100-Years of Texas State Parks at the First Annual Fall Forest Festival 2023, presented by Stephen F. Austin State Park. There will be food, music, fun and games for the entire family.
Oct 21
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Parks Through the Years

Atlanta State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks! It will be a blast from the past, and you're invited! Atlanta State Park will host a festival of events, booths, music, vintage vehicles, and food.