It’s time to SPRING into the season of bright colors, fresh flowers and outdoor festivals. All over Texas, great events are happening that you have to experience. April is the star of the show with numerous must-attend events that make spring in Texas the great season that it is. Check out our top picks!
Round Top, TX
Go treasure-hunting through Round Top April 1-6 at the annual Spring Antique Fair! You can enjoy the original, iconic experience of The Big Red Barn & Annex and The Continental Tent, or scope out the newest antique scene down the road in Carmine and Warrenton.
San Angelo, TX
Giddy up, partner, and get ready for the Flight of the Monarchs Spring Ride in San Angelo. Enjoy a guided trail ride (BYOH, bring your own horse), a nature walk to see the beautiful monarch butterflies, a live and silent auction and live entertainment at this two-day event April 6-7.
Travel back in time to when all problems were solved with a joust at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie. This event starts on April 6 and goes through May 27, so the family-friendly fun is available majority of the season!
This free, family-friendly festival will leave you with nothing to WINE about! The Allen Food and Wine Festival, happening on April 13th, features the best local Allen restaurants, hundreds of wines to taste, grape stomping and so much more. For the 21+ club, wine tasting passes are available for purchase at the event for $40 and include 20 (YES, TWENTY) wine tastings, a signature event wine glass and lanyard.
The Woodlands, TX
Head to The Woodlands this April for the 14th Annual Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival on April 13-14. The two-day event will feature five entertainment stages, hands-on activities and, of course, delicious food.
San Antonio, TX
Join the party at this 10-day event in San Antonio celebrating the diverse heritage, culture and spirit of the city, its residents and visitors. Happening April 18-28, Fiesta is full of fun, family-friendly events each and every day. With a 5K race, multiple parades, food competitions, a coronation and tons of live music, mark your calendars for this high-energy festival this spring.
The Hill Country Film Festival is a four-day independent film festival in the heart of Fredericksburg on April 25 - 28. Whether you’re a movie fanatic or just a lover of movie theatre butter popcorn, this event is perfect for everyone. Catch cool indie films while enjoying the breathtaking views and experiencing the fun attractions that are all over the city.
Head over to Pearland on April 27 for Opry on the Square, which brings in national, regional and local acts to perform in a Grand Ole Opry-style show. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers, while enjoying an evening of Western Swing, Traditional and Contemporary Country music. This is the perfect free event for the whole family to two-step the night away.
Featuring over 150 vendors in Dallas’ Market Center Hall, you can find everything from vintage clothing and home decor to some of the hottest trends you’ve been obsessing over this year at Flea Style. The event is happening on April 27 with a special VIP night on the 26th. Admission is $5 cash (kids 12 and under are free) at the door. For a new experience, check out the new Market at the Star in Frisco hosted by Flea Style happening in March, September and December.