What’s Happening This Weekend in Texas

Check out my picks of the BEST happenings across the state this weekend!


August 17-19



It’s Grape Harvesting time in Texas, and that means Wine Stomps across the state!

Aug. 18-19th Pedernales Cellars, Stonewall is hosting a Grape Stomp on both days!  Tickets are available but going quickly, $25/person.  Click HERE for more information.


Aug. 18th 4 – Midnight  Bat Fest 2018   Come celebrate these amazing creatures with a family friendly festival and watch as they take off at dusk in search of mosquitoes!   Click HERE for more information.

San Antonio

Now – Aug. 26th  San Antonio Zoo Zoorasic Park.  The zoo’s newest exhibits are over a dozen life-size dinosaurs!  Click HERE for more information!

Now – Sept 3  Witte Museum, San Antonio  The exhibit, Predators vs Prey: Dinosaurs on the Land Before Texas, brings you face-to-face with life-sized animatronic dinosaurs.  Click HERE for more information.


Aug. 17-19th The Highland Village Balloon Festival  The first Balloon Festival of Fall, come for all the activities, and stay for the Balloon Glow at dark, always a favorite!  Click HERE to read more.

Now – Aug. 30th  Dollar Days at the Dallas Arboretum  Enjoy the Dallas Arboretum for just $2 admission, $5 parking and $2 admission to the Rory Meyers Children’s Garden during the month of August.  Grab lunch afterwards at The Lot!  Click HERE for more information.

Aug. 18 8pm  Movies on the Beach at Loyd Park, Grand Prairie  Come watch Wall-E on the Joe Pool Beach.  Bring your lawn chair.  Click HERE for more information.

Aug. 18  Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion, Fort Worth.   This family-friendly laid-back event takes place every Sunday from June 24 through September 2. Tubes and pedal boats are available to rent, along with kayaks, canoes and Stand Up paddle boards from Backwoods Paddlesports. Local craft beer will be sold from award-winning brewery, Panther Island Brewing. Enjoy music, friends, food trucks and floating the Trinity River every Sunday at Panther Island Pavilion. Click HERE for more information.


Aug. 18th 1-4pm Back to School Waterworks Spectacular on The Lawn at Memorial City  Come out to splash and play on a 36′ long Slip ‘n’ Slide, race in a giant bubble, live music, activities and it’s all FREE!   Click HERE to read more!