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Plano Balloon Festival, Sept. 18 – 20, 2015

Proud to be proclaimed The Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas, in September the city of Plano will welcome visitors to a three-day display of untethered flights of fancy. Activities Let your spirit float “Up, Up and Away” when you turn your eyes to the sky for the Balloon Launch and the Balloon Fly-In Competition. […]

Kolache Festival, Caldwell, TX, Sept. 12, 2015

Flour, white sugar, cream cheese and fruit fillings are a few of the ingredients needed to make a kolache, and to create a festival named in the tasty pastry’s honor the folks in Caldwell have added a dash of nostalgia and a heaping helping of pride in Czech culture. Mix it all together and you […]

WestFest, West, TX, Sept. 4 – 6, 2015

Labor Day weekend is considered the unofficial end of summer, and the McClennan County community of West invites festival fans to say “Sbohem!” to the sweltering season during the town’s three-day tribute to Czech culture. Activities Can’t wait until Saturday to enjoy all the fun of Westfest? Get a sneak peek at what’s in store […]

Buddy Holly’s 79th Birthday Bash, Lubbock, TX, Sept. 4 – 7, 2015

Although February 3rd holds a place in history as The Day the Music Died, September 7th holds a place in the hearts of rock ‘n roll devotees as The Day the Music was Born. Seventy-nine years after Lubbock’s own music legend made his debut on the world stage, fans will once again “Rave On” about […]

Float Fest, Martindale, TX, August 28 – 30, 2015

Summertime is drifting away, and festival fans can say so long to the sweltering season at a three-day celebration along the San Marcos River that will buoy¬†spirits as we collectively wade through the last days of August. Activities Head to Cool River Ranch, get your tickets and step aboard a shuttle that will take tubers […]

Swift Fest, Jonestown, TX, August 29, 2015

This August Travis County has two tributes to winged wonders on the calendar. On the 22nd of the month Austinites will go batty for the nocturnal neighbors that make the underbelly of the Congress Avenue bridge their temporary home, and on the 29th a bevy of birders will flock together for Jonestown’s annual salute to […]

Bat Fest, Austin, TX, August 22, 2015

For the eleventh year a virtual colony of festival fans will flock to a tribute to the Mexican free-tailed bat– temporary Texans who make the underbelly of the Ann Richards Congress Avenue bridge their home from March through November. The twilight flight of 1.5 million flying mammals will be the highlight of a day which […]

Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, Austin, TX, August 23, 2015

Celebrating its silver anniversary, Austin’s annual August tribute to a tongue-scorching condiment offers festival fans a golden opportunity to spice up the end of summer with a mix of cool tunes and hot sauce to create the perfect recipe for food-themed, family-oriented fun. What’s on the menu this year? Here’s just a taste of what’s […]

Navasota Blues Fest, August 14 – 15, 2015

During the hottest month of the year the temperature may rise, but so will people’s spirits as they travel to The Blues Capital of Texas to listen to some cool tunes at the 20th anniversary tribute to a Navasota native– the late, great Mance Lipscomb. Activities Budding blues musicians can learn about the craft from […]

Austin Ice Cream Festival, August 8, 2015

Festival fans who are looking for a really cool way to lick the Texas heat this summer will head to Austin on August 8th for an event that’s a sweet treat for the whole family. Here’s the scoop on the activities that will be served up as the Austin Ice Cream Festival celebrates its ninth […]

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