What’s Happening This Weekend in Texas

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


Austin/Hill Country

March 7, 2020  Texas Independence Day Parade 

March 15th  St. Patrick’s Day Austin at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm

San Antonio


DFW/North Texas

Spark Children’s Museum, Dallas

March 14  The World’s Only St. Paddy’s Day Pickle Parade and Palooza, Mansfield

March 14  St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, Dublin  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Irish Capital of Texas.

March 14  The Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, Greenville Ave., Dallas    If you’re over 21, this is a fun day of drinking!  If you’re looking for something to do with the family, visit the parade in Mansfield!

March 14 – May  Country Critters Petting Farm, Alvarado  Country Critters Farm is the perfect place for some good ole’ fashion fun for the whole family. Spring is finally here and it’s a great time to get out to the farm. Bring the family out to see the new kids (baby goats) on the block! It’s a fun and affordable way to spend a warm Spring day. They will be open to the public on weekends beginning March 14th through the end of May. Peter Rabbit will begin at the end of March and the Easter Egg hunt will happen in April 4th.

April 4th  The Fort Worth Water Lantern Festival at Panther Island Pavilion.


March 14  Houston 61st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

April 18th  San Jacinto Monument Festival and Battle Reenactment   Enjoy the celebration of the winning of Texas Independence from Mexico at this day long celebration!

Waco/Central Texas

Ongoing  Waco Farmers Market  is open every Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm (9:00am – 12:00pm in July & August), featuring the best local agricultural producers and artisan vendors within 150-miles of Waco

Coastal Bend

March 28 – 29, 2020  The Massacre at Goliad Reenactment, Presidio la Bahia, Goliad

Texas Plains and Panhandle

March 13-15   The Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 14th Wichita Falls St. Patrick’s Day Downtown Street Festival The charm and culture of the Emerald Isle takes over downtown Wichita Falls for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival presented by Downtown Wichita Falls Development

West Texas

East Texas 

South Texas/South Padre Island/The Valley