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

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive In, Austin  A fun experience and unique way to watch some of  your favorite movies!  Click HERE for more information.

FREE Outdoor Screening, Community Loaves and Fishes, Austin   Donations accepted.  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Nov. 10  Sweet Berry Farm Pumpkin Patch is open daily except Wednesdays for fun on the farm!

Now  – Nov. 3rd  Barton Hills Farms Fall Festival has a corn maze, games, activities and so much more!

Oct. 11-13 Austin City Limits Music Festival is one of the country’s largest celebrations of live music, this two weekend, six-day festival brings the magic of the famed public TV series “Austin City Limits” outside the studio and into Austin’s most beloved park. More than 150 musical acts will take over eight stages along with local food vendors, brewers, artists and pop-up shops and artists.

San Antonio

Now – November 2  Fright Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas is the BEST Fright Fest!

Now –  October 27  Sesame Street Halloween Parade at SeaWorld San Antonio.

Nov. 1 – 10 WurstFest in New Braunfels.

October 12th Draculafest: Romanian Festival   Come be Romanian for a day! Eat, drink, shop, dance, listen to live music, watch dances and gymnastics and meet Vlad, the Impaler.  Saturday, October 12 starting at 11am at Rosedale Park. Come early, stay all day!  FREE ENTRY. FREE Parking. Delicious fresh traditional Romanian food and plenty of sweet treats, lots and lots of handmade items, festival t-shirts and hats, live music and dancing, dances, gymnastics and “Dracula”, Vlad the Impaler legend presentations. Kids corner and playground for the kids. Covered pavilion and picnic tables.

DFW/North Texas

October 19th  Mineral Wells Fossil Park Crazy Fossil Dig in Observance of National Fossil Day.  FREE admission.  Open 8-6pm.

October 26th  The Lake Worth Monster Bash at the Fort Worth Nature Center!  Enjoy this fun festival in honor of the legendary goat-man of Fort Worth!

Now – October 27th  Dinos at the Dallas Zoo!

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

September 21 – Nov. 3  Fright Fest opens at Six Flags Over Texas!

Now – October 31st  Dallas Arboretum Pumpkin Festival  Open daily, the Arboretum has an amazing Pumpkin Village set to the theme, Charlie Brown!

Now – Nov. 27th Preston Trail Farms Big Orange Pumpkin Patch is open, with hay rides, petting zoo, and lots of pumpkins!

Now – Nov. 3  Mainstay Farms Pumpkin Patch in Cleburne is a big farm with great activities!

September 28 – Nov. 9  Lone Star Family Farm in Stephenville has a corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin patch, games and much more!  Don’t miss the fun flashlight corn maze on Friday Nights!

September 28 – Oct 27  Hall’s Pumpkin Patch in Grapevine has a fun corn maze, hay ride where you can stop to feed the animals and much more!  Cash Only.

September 28 – Oct. 27  Shadow Creek Pumpkin Patch in Midlothian host it’s annual corn maze, pumpkin patch, games and much more!

September 27 – Nov. 2  The Promise in Glen Rose.  Performances every Friday and Saturday Night. The Promise is a one-of-a-kind musical production performed annually at the Texas Amphitheater in Glen Rose, Texas.  It combines a 150-person cast and crew, live animals, historically accurate costumes, and breathtaking lights, sound and special effects.


Now – Nov. 3   Blessington Farms Pumpkin Patch

October 7-11th Houston Open Golf Tournament at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble

Waco/Central Texas

Now – Nov. 8th   Robinson Family Farm in Temple has a corn maze, hay rides, barrel rides, games, pumpkin patch and much more!

Now – Sept 8  The Mayborn Museum Complex presents Back to the Jurassic, an Augmented Reality Experience.

Coastal Bend

Now – Nov. 3  The Haunting of the U.S.S. Lexington Haunted House and Escape Room!

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 

September 21 – Nov. 3  Yesterland Farms Fall Festival, Canton  Check out all the fun activities, rides, games and Apple Cannons at this great farm in Canton!

South Texas/South Padre Island/The Valley

November 2 – 5  Texas Butterfly Festival in Mission