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

San Antonio

January 6-9th  The Draining on the San Antonio Riverwalk!  This unique event only happens once every 4 years!

DFW/North Texas

Now – January 20th  Panther Island Ice Skating Rink in the Fort Worth Stockyards

Now – February 17th  Dinos Live at the Heard Wildlife Museum and Sanctuary in Mckinney!

January 18th  Rains County Eagle Fest, Emory  Spend the day taking a guided tour by bus or boat to see known Bald Eagle nesting sites!

January 24-26th  Zest Fest, Irving   A fun day dedicated to fiery foods!  A jalapeno-eating contest, celebrity chef cooking demos and lots of samples!  We never leave hungry!

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


Now – February 2nd  Ice Skating at Discovery Green, Downtown Houston

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

The South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center offers Tortoise Talks with their big tortoises every Saturday and Sunday!

Texas Plains and Panhandle

West Texas

East Texas 

South Texas/South Padre Island/The Valley