AnimeFest and GameFest - Dallas, TX - Aug 16 to Aug 19, 2019
AnimeFest has offerings for fans of anime, manga, games and other pop culture offerings, including an art show, autographs, charity auction, cosplay, dances, panels and workshops, video contest, library, gaming, and more. GameFest is for those who love board games, tabletop RPGs, video games and more. World Fandom operates AnimeFest and GameFest on the same weekend at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, and is supported by memberships whose primary benefit is admission to both events. Annual memberships are sold in the months leading up to the event, with discounts available to those who order early. Youth (8-12) and child (0-7) memberships and adult one-day memberships are also available.
Crandall Cotton Festival - Crandall, TX - Sep 5 to Sep 7, 2019
Live bands, amusement rides, hot dog eating contest, and more.
DuckFest - Grand Prairie, TX - Sep 12 to Sep 15, 2019
DuckFest is a Fundraising event based on the German celebration of Oktoberfest, complete with live music, craft beer from various Calvert County breweries, authentic scratch made German cuisine and a variety of children and adult games and activities. DuckFest is a family friendly event!
North Albany Oktoberfest - Grapevine, TX - Sep 12 to Sep 15, 2019
Every Fall people from around the Northeast dust off their lederhosen and dirndls to attend the biggest street fair in Albany, NY! Outside the red garage door of a bar in Albany, the stretch of Broadway from Ferry to Thatcher Streets is shut down to accommodate space for all things Oktoberfest. Food vendors line the street and there are events for all ages. From the Oktoberfest 5k at 10:15am, to the Mayoral keg tap, dachshund races, keg bowling, and more, there’s sure to be an event that peaks your interest. For those who are 21+, you get to enjoy some of the finest German beer out of a commemorative 1.0L stein – specially designed each year!
Habersham Harvest Festival - Parker, TX - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
This favorite, Lowcountry street festival features a vintage fair theme with family activities, celebrated local food purveyors and artisan crafts set against the backdrop of timeless southern architecture on Market Street.
HyperCon Wichita Falls - Wichita Falls, TX - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
Cosplay, panels, vendors and artists for multi-genre fans of comics, anime, scifi, pop culture, gaming, fantasy, art, literature and more. Held at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum – MSU University in Wichita Falls over two days in mid-September. Tickets are available for a single day or the weekend for both children and adults, and a VIP pass is also available.
SanTan Oktoberfest - Richardson, TX - Sep 19 to Sep 22, 2019
Includes beer, brats, live music/polka, stein races, keg rolling, tricycle races, keg contest, bratwurst eating contests and a beer pong tournament. Attendance is approximately 10,000 according to their sponsorship packet. Held at Dr AJ Chandler Park.
King’s Oktoberfest - Dallas, TX - Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2019
Two weekends with a weekend off in the middle. Huge Oktoberfest party in Pearland! Food, fun, bier plus live music! Ceremonial keg tapping, jousting and strong man competitions. Oktoberfest photo booth too!
Corning Harvest Festival - Plano, TX - Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2019
The Harvest Festival brings in antique farm machinery, automobiles and many other features, as they celebrate another year’s harvest and showcase those of the past
Heart of Texas Wine and Food Festival - Waco, TX - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
20th annual. Taste more than 200 wines and sample food from 30+ restaurants. It is the major fundraiser of the Humane Society of Central Texas for its community services, life-saving programs and day-to-day shelter operations.
Rock River Pumpkin Festival - Dallas, TX - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Medallion hunt, 5K, corn maze, pumpkin race, carnival games, hay rides, paintball, pumpkin carving contest, pumpkin eater contest, trebuchet/catapult contest. Most of the activities will be held on Elizabeth Street between 4th and 5th Avenue
Widmer Brothers Oktoberfest - Dallas, TX - Sep 27 to Oct 20, 2019
Held from 1pm to 10pm at Widmer Brothers Brewing for live music, family friendly entertainment, food from Pig Sauce Co., and of course plenty of your favorite Widmer Brothers beers!
Waco Cultural Arts Fest - Waco, TX - Oct 4 to Oct 6, 2019
Several events throughout Waco – Artfest, Dancefest, Wordfest, Filmfest, Sciencefest and Musicfest
Aubrey Peanut Festival, Texas - Aubrey, TX - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Have fun at the horseshoe tournament, parade, chef contest, peanut spitting, and lots more fun. Held at the Festival Grounds on Main Street Aubrey
East Texas Yamboree - Gilmer, TX - Oct 16 to Oct 19, 2019
Activities at Yamboree Park, Courthouse Square, Gilmer Elementary, and Wesley House. This is one of the longest running events in Texas, with well over 100,000 people attending each year to enjoy rides, Queen’s Coronation pageant, barn dance with live country music, parade, gospel singing, vendors, art & photography shows, food, football, and more.
Lone Star Storytelling Festival - Frisco, TX - Oct 17 to Oct 19, 2019
Experience the magic of storytelling. Held at the Frisco Public Library and features a wide selection of authors and book signings.
Texas Rose Festival - Tyler, TX - Oct 17 to Oct 20, 2019
Amazing displays of Tyler Rose blooms, plus art shws, parade, luncheons, and more.
Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival - Farmers Branch, TX - Oct 18 to Oct 19, 2019
Music festival and chili cook-off brings lots of people to the Farmers Branch Historical Park, Farmers Branch, Texas. Musicians include The Del McCoury Band, Lee Ann Womack, Balsam Range, Hot Rize, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, The Grascals and many more groups. One of the best bluegrass events of the year.
Old Town Mesquite Pumpkin Fest - Mesquite, TX - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2019
A decorated pumpkin contest, haunted house, carnival games and children’s activities, plus live jousting and archery show, storytelling, contests and more!
Whitesboro Peanut Festival - Whitesboro, TX - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2019
Free admission to this family friendly carnival with parade, car show and live entertainment.
Festival of Pumpkins - Paris, TX - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
Enjoy live music, unique shopping, carnival foods like corn dogs, funnel cakes, kettle corn and more as you explore the stores, shops, and festivities in downtown Paris.
Kaufman Scarecrow Festival - Kaufman, TX - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
Parade, live bands, kids activities, circus acts, food trucks, magic shows, vendors, community blood drive and more
Festival at the Switchyard - Carrollton, TX - Nov 2 to Nov 2, 2019
A free event with family-friendly concerts, beer garden, food, and shopping attended by over 27,000 last year that honors the critical role played by the railroad in the community.
Edgewood Heritage Festival - Edgewood, TX - Nov 9 to Nov 9, 2019