The 10 Best Concerts and Shows in Texas

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1)    Strawberry Festival

The yearly Strawberry Festival attracts more than 100,000 guests to the little town of Poteet. This event, which has been held for about 60 years, draws in nationally-known country music stars and Tejano performers notwithstanding the jubilee, art show, rodeo, dances, parade and “Taste of Texas” food show.

2)    Austin Film Festival

Notwithstanding screening of more than 150 big-budget and independent films, the Austin Film Festival’s goal is to respect the writer as the heart of the innovative procedure in filmmaking. Both amateur and professional screenwriters assemble for the four-day screenwriters’ conference highlighting universally known writers, directors, actors, and producers. Past attendees incorporate Joel and Ethan Coen, Robert Altman, Wes Anderson, and Oliver Stone.

3)    Texas Renaissance Festival

A six-week trip back to the sixteenth century, the Texas Renaissance Festival includes more than 200 day by day performances, 300 arts and crafts shops, 60 nourishment and drink shops, daily fireworks and over 3,000 costumed characters walking the grounds. Your head will turn as you enter a world of castles, knights and magicians spread over the 15-acre park, which is situated amongst Magnolia and Plantersville (around 50 miles northwest of Houston).

4)    Texas Rose Festival

Begun in 1933, the Texas Rose Festival has progressed toward becoming a piece of the fabric of life in Tyler. The Rose Parade merely is part of the fun, that incorporates the Coronation Ball and the East Texas Symphony Orchestra’s “Show in the Park.” Don’t neglect to visit the Rose Museum while visiting the “Rose Capital of the Nation.”

5)    Austin City Limits Music Festival

This is one of the biggest and most popular music festivals in Texas, and also in the country, the Austin City Limits Festival includes more than 130 performing acts offering a blend of music from different sorts. The event happens more than two weekends in Zilker Park, with late-night shows at little venues around Texas’ capital city.

6)    Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival

The Texas Reds Festival held each fall in Bryan is a tribute to red wine and steak. With more than 20 wineries taking an interest, this steak and wine celebration highlights wine tasting, a steak cook-off, live entertainment, a KidZone, and the sky is the limit from there. Begun in 2007, the Texas Reds Festival additionally features the arts and historic downtown in Bryan. Even though tickets must be bought for steak and wine, there is no admission fee to the Texas Reds Festival, qualifying it as one of Texas’ without fee celebrations.

7)    Czhilispiel

This celebration in Texas is situated in the Czech and German settlement of Flatonia and has been held every year since 1973. Czhilispiel draws a portion of the best stew and barbecue cook-off groups from around the state.

8)    Wurstfest

A 10-day festivity of sausage, Wurstfest likewise serves to commend the German legacy of host city New Braunfels. Notwithstanding a lot of food, Wurstfest presents top rated music (counting a lot of Polka!), rides, games, melodramas, yodelers and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

9)    State Fair of Texas

Everything is huge in Texas, and the State Fair of Texas is no exemption. This three-week fun fest is situated in Dallas and showcases a great carnival, art competition, auto show, livestock show, and, apparently, the yearly “Red River Shoot-out” between the University of Texas and University of Oklahoma football groups.

10)    Fredericksburg Food and Wine Festival

The annual Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest has been held in downtown Fredericksburg since 1990. The celebration incorporates food and wine sampling, an auction, amusements, and live entertainment, all set in this unique Hill Country community.

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