Top Events Happening This Weekend in Texas

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It’s Fall in Texas, and there’s just so much to do! Fill up your Bucket List to brim, and bring it on!

Check out my picks of the BEST happenings across the state this weekend, and the weeks ahead!

Austin/Hill Country

Now – Nov. 6 Screams Hollow Haunted Halloween Park, Bastrop Truly the most terrifying haunted house I have ever visited. There are 5 haunted houses, with concessions, live music and novelties. On your way, be sure to stop at the original Gas Station from the movie, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and get yourself some BBQ! It’s really good!

Now – Oct. 31st Rest In Peace Ghost Tours at the Texas State Capitol.

Now – Oct 31st Texas State Cemetery Tours, Austin

Now – Jan. 30th, 2022 Fortlandia returns to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Now- 31st Great Hill Country Pumpkin Patch at Love Creek Orchards, Medina Come out to spend a day at the Pumpkin Patch!

Nov. 5-14th Wurstfest, New Braunfels Oktoberfest in the HIll Country!

San Antonio

Now – October 31st Fright Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas Enjoy the thrills and chills at Fright Fest, with a wonderful fireworks finale.

Nightly Sister’s Grim Ghost Tours Ranked the #2 Ghost Tour in the Country by USA Today, walk through the historic streets of of San Antonio, where every street corner has a story.

DFW/North Texas

Now – Feb. 21, 2022 Dinosaurs Live! at the Heard Museum, McKinney Walk the trail and see the animatronic dinosaurs!

Now – Oct. 31st Autumn at the Arboretum, Dallas The Dallas Arboretum premier Fall Festival, featuring more than 90,000 pumpkins and rated by Southern Living as one of the best Fall Festival in the South.

Now – Oct. 31st Mainstay Farms Pumpkin Days, Cleburne A great place to just let the kids run and play, with animals to pet, pumpkin patch, and so much more!

Oct. 1 -30th Screams Halloween Park, Waxahachie Haunted houses are just part of the fun at this Halloween Festival, with live music, games, entertainers, shops and so much more!

Oct. 23-24 Fort Worth Alliance Air Show The sky above Alliance Airport is filled with classic warbirds and thundering jets at the annual air show.

East Texas 


Oct. 1-31 Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo A not-scary good time for kids!

Oct. 26th Screen on the Green, Discovery Green Houston Watch Soul on this fun and FREE outdoor movie!

Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend

Oct 8 – Nov. 6 The Haunting of the U.S.S. Lexington Haunted House, Corpus Christi Friday and Saturday nights are a little scarier aboard the Lexington with an eerie haunted house!

Oct. 9, 15, 23, 28 Movies at Whataburger Field, Corpus Christi Come out to watch some of your favorite kid-friendly movies.

Oct. 28 Halloween with the Hooks, Corpus Christi A night of free, safe and fun activities on the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball field, including trick-or-treating, carnival games, and watch the movie Hocus Pocus on the big screen!

South Texas/South Padre Island/The Valley

Feb. 3-5, 2022 SPI Kite Festival Enjoy the warmth of the island during the big annual kite festival.

Texas Plains and Panhandle

Now – Nov. 6 At’l Do Farm Corn Maze, Lubbock Enjoy making your way around the huge corn maze during the day, or for a more frightening turn, try it after dark.

Waco/Central Texas/Brazos Valley

Now – Oct. 31st Robinson Family Farm Pumpkin Patch You’ll love all there is to do at this fun Pumpkin Patch in Temple!

El Paso and West Texas

Nov. 3-6th Terlingua Chili Cook Off, Terlingua The Original Chili Cook-off, come for music, judge some chili and take in the magnificence that is Big Bend!

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