Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Texas Festivals in 2014

Texas has one of the largest lists of fall festivals in 2014. If you are looking for things to do in September or October, this is a great place to start. There are large ethnic, food and music festivals around the state. We have found events near Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and El Paso. Don’t see the right party for you here? Perhaps you should check out one of the Texas Oktoberfest celebrations instead.

September 2014:

GrapeFest – Grapevine, TX – September 11-14, 2014
LEGO KidsFest Texas – 650 South Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202 – August 29-31, 2014.
Dripping with Taste Wine & Food Festival – Dripping Springs, TX – September 13, 2014
Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival – Bryan, TX – September 27-28, 2014
Salado’s Chocolate & Wine Weekend – Salado, TX – September 19-21, 2014
Sun City Music Festival – El Paso, TX – August 30-31, 2014
Celina Balloon Festival – Celina, TX – September 12-14, 2014
Plano Balloon Festival – Plano, TX – September 19-21, 2014
Montgomery Wine and Music Fest – Montgomery, TX – September 20, 2014
Texas Craft Brewers Festival – Austin, TX – September 27, 2014
Texas Pecan Festival – Groves, TX – September 18-21, 2014
Fiesta Latinoamericana! – Dallas, TX – September 28, 2014
Texas State Forest Festival – Lufkin, TX - Septembeer 17-21, 2014
Kolache Fest – Halletsville, TX - September 26-27, 2014
Cajun Festival – Medina Lake, TX - September 27, 2014
Washington County Fair – Brenham, TX - September 12-20, 2014
Texas Gatorfest – Anahuac, TX - September 12-14, 2014
Pecan Street Festival – Austin, TX – September 27-28, 2014
Burnett BBQ Cook-Off – Burnett, TX – September 26-27, 2014

CT Church Fall Festival & Market – Houston TX – Sept 26-27, 2014
Enjoy live entertainment, shopping, crafts, live entertainment, silent auction, Lil Tikes Parade and Outdoor Kid Zone with inflatables & fun games for kids. Runs Friday from noon to 8 PM and Saturday from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Location: CT Church-Houston, 9701 Almeda Genoa Rd., Houston, TX 77075

October 2014:
Texas Rice Festival – Winnie, TX – October 1-5, 2014
Texas Mushroom Festival – Madisonville, TX – October 18, 2014
Katy Rice Harvest Festival – Katy, TX – October 11-12, 2014
Austin City Limits Music Festival – Austin, TX – October 3-5, 10-12, 2014
Art Outside – Rockdale, TX – October 24-27, 2014
Floydada Punkin Day – Floydada, TX – October 11, 2014
Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival – Dallas, TX – October 17-18, 2014
Texas Book Festival - Austin, Texas - October 25-26, 2014
Texas Clay Festival – New Braunfels, TX – October 25-26, 2014
Texas State Fair – Dallas, TX – September 26 – October 19, 2014
Harvest Moon Regatta – Seabrook, TX – October 9-12, 2014
Chappell Hill Scarecrow Festival – Chappell Hill, Texas – October 11, 2014
Austin Film Festival – Austin, TX – October 23-30, 2014
Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest – Fredericksburg, Texas – October 25, 2014
Gruene Music and Wine Fest – New Braunfels, TX – October 9-12, 2014
Floresville Peanut Festival – Floresville, TX – October 7 & 9-11, 2014
Heritage Village Fall Festival – Woodville, TX – October 18-19, 2014
Chipotle Cultivate Festival – Dallas, TX – October 18, 2014
Taste Texas – Fredericksburg, Texas – October 25, 2014
Lone Star Storytelling Festival – Frisco, Texas – September 26-27, 2014
Texas Rose Festival – Tyler, TX – October 16-19, 2014
Cuero Turkeyfest – Cuero, TX – October 10-12, 2014
East Texas Yamboree – Gilmer, TX - October 16-19, 2014
Houston Italian Festival – Houston, TX – October 9-12, 2014
Hogeye Festival – Elgin, TX - October 25, 2014
Cajun Catfish Festival – Conroe, TX - October 10-12, 2014
Needville Harvest Fest – Needville, TX – October 18, 2014
San Saba River Pecan Jam – San Saba, TX – October 18, 2014
Heart of Texas Wine and Food Festival – Waco, TX – Oct 25, 2014
Bliss Blues & Cue – Fort Bliss, TX – October 10-11, 2014
Zest in the West – Houston, TX – October 9, 2014
Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta – Sugar Land, TX – Oct 18-19, 2014
Autumn Art & Texas Wine Festival – Old Town Spring, TX – October 11-12, 2014
Whitesboro Peanut Festival – Whitesboro, TX – October 18, 2014
Grapeland Peanut Festival – Grapeland, TX – October 9-11, 2014
Austin Beer Week – Austin, TX – October 24 – Nov 2, 2014
Festival of Pumpkins – Paris, TX – October 25, 2014

November 2014:

Pirates of the Canyon -Amarillo, TX – November 7-8, 2014

Other September Festivals:

Texas Mead Fest – La Grange, TX – September 28, 2013
Houston Wine Fest – Houston, TX – September 28-29, 2013
Texas City Music Fest By The Bay – September 13-14, 2013
Crandall Cotton Festival – Crandall, TX – September 5-8, 2013
Moody Cotton Harvest Festival – Moody, TX – September 28, 2013

Other October Festivals:

Lone Star Gourd Festival – Fredericksburg, TX – October 18-20, 2013
Pecan Fest & Heritage Days, Texas – Seguin, TX – October 26, 2013
Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival – Brownsville, TX -
Hedley Cotton Festival – Hedley, Texas – October 12, 2013

Aubrey Peanut Festival, Texas – Aubrey, TX – October 5, 2013
Old Downtown Carrollton Fall Harvest Festival – Carrollton, TX – October 26, 2013
Kaufman Scarecrow Festival – Kaufman, Texas – October 26, 2013
Taste of Arlington – Arlington, Texas – October 22, 2013
Herb & Art Fest – Lampasas, TX – October 12, 2013

Mansfield Music & Arts Festival – Mansfield, TX – October 18-20, 2013

November 2013:

Austin Chocolate Festival – Austin, TX – November 16-17, 2013

Fall festivals in Texas where we haven’t found 2013 dates to post yet:

Quemado Valley Harvest Festival – Quemado, TX
Texas Fall Fest – Horseshoe Bay, Texas
4-H and FFA Harvest Festival and Lifestock Show – Longview, TX
Denton Harvest – Fest Denton, TX
Wild Wild Wild West Miles Cotton Fest – Miles, TX
Great American Peanut Butter Festival – Grand Saline, TX
Chocolate & Wine Festival of Texas – Boerne, TX – Last Year’s Date: October 20, 2012
Blues, Bandits & BBQ – Oak Cliff, TX – Last Year’s Date: October 22, 2012
Old Town Mesquite Pumpkin Fest – Mesquite, TX

Find other fun things to do in Texas in October:

Oktoberfest in Texas
Texas Corn Mazes
Texas Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Texas
Texas Pumpkin Patches

2 COMMENTS

  1. It would be helpful to put festivals in date order, also city or town order, brief entry of what the festival is about, mapquest link or weblink to supporting website of festival and include a picture.

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