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2017 Fall Festivals throughout DFW and TEXAS

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sonic Transmission Festival

Austin’s premier underground music festival announces this year’s artist program featuring rare and unique collaborations showcasing over 35 local and international artists from Austin to Norway to Colombia.

Austin

Sept 14 – 16

 

 

Happy Fall Fest

This event will include a craft/gift market and classic car show. There will be with more than 70 vendors and concessions from popular food trucks. Hours: 9am-3pm

Allen

Sept 16

 

 

Richardson Pawtoberfest

This one-day event is centered around having fun with our furry family members, but there will be plenty of bier, food trucks live music, fun booths and more

Richardson

Sept. 16

 

 

 

Antique Alley Texas

Since 1999 six participating communities host vendors, festival food proprietors including an assortment of yard sales, church & school fundraisers.

Grandview

Sept 15 – 17

 

 

Dallas fall festivals

 

SchertzQ Grillin in the Burbs

So much more than your backyard BBQ, SchertzQ will fill the air with delicious grilling flavor from competitive barbequers from all over Texas with 100 teams to compete in an IBCA Sanctioned BBQ Cook-Off.

Schertz

Sept 16

 

 

Addison Oktoberfest

Considered one of the best in the USA, Addison Oktoberfest begins the same day as the original, so kick things off right with great German music, the tastiest of sausages, sauerkraut and of course the best German brews.

Sept. 14 – 17

 

Greek Festival of Dallas

Dallas

Sept 22 – 24

 

Grapefest

This is the largest wine festival in the Southwest and an absolute wine-lover’s dream.

Grapevine

Sept. 14 – 17

 

Oktoberfest Ft. Worth

Celebrate Oktoberfest Cowtown-style with the Tapping of the Keg for a three-day event fit for your whole crew. Panther Island is the place to be for biergartens, food, music, dancing, midway rides, German games and even wiener dog races! A 3-day pass is just $15. Work off the food and beer by signing up for the run and ride.

Ft. Worth

Sept. 21 – 23

 

 

Texas Red Steak & Grape Festival

Join in on the fun at this 11th annual festival which will feature over 25 of the Lone Star State’s most popular wineries as well as craft beer breweries, live music, a steak cook-off, artisans, food vendors, and the popular Kids Zone.

Bryan

Sept 22 – 24

 

 

Autumn at the Arboretum

Dallas

From Sept 23 – Nov 22

 

 

Kids & Petsfest 

Free family fun in McKinney. Benefiting the Collin County Animal Shelter, The Purpose Connection and Perro Amor. Kids Zone, food trucks, live entertainment, vendor booths, a silent auction and animal rescues.

McKinney

Sept. 23

 

 

10th Annual McKinney Oktoberfest

This lively festival is held right on the Square

Downtown McKinney

September 22  – 24

 

 

 

Lovejoy Fall Fest

This festival will be located at Myers Park in McKinney

Sept 23

 

 

 

State Fair of Texas

Choose one of the itineraries to fit your likes including: family fun, animal encounters, arts & entertainment, or foodie. There is something for everyone.

Dallas

Sept 29 – Oct 22

 

 

 

Dallas fall festivals

 

 

 

OCTOBER

 

State Fair of Texas

Choose one of the itineraries to fit your likes including: family fun, animal encounters, arts & entertainment, or foodie. There is something for everyone.

Dallas

thru Oct 22

 

Tommy Alverson’s Family Gathering

If you have not attended one of these in the past then you are missing out. Great music, great setting, great people, and the name “family gathering” says it all!

Mineral Wells

Oct. 5 – 7

 

 

 

Gruene Wine and Music Fest

Join the fun for a weekend full of wine and beer tasting, tasty food, prize giveaways, and live music featuring Asleep at the Wheel, Jack Ingram, Seth James Band and many more!

Gruene

Oct. 5 – 8

 

 

Lola’s Local Market

The Market will be having a pumpkin patch starting the end of September through end of October. Open 6 days a week. We will have live music and special guests every weekend including exotic animals.

Melissa/Anna

October weekends

 

 

 

HOT Fair & Rodeo

Over the past the Fair & Rodeo has offered Central Texas a place to come and support the community while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells that make the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo what it is!

Waco

Oct. 5 – 14

 

 

Southlake Oktoberfest

Join more than 100,000 folks for chicken dancing when Southlake goes to Germany for its 16th annual Oktoberfest celebration. Stroll through Southlake’s Town Square and enjoy the Dachshund races, kids activities, arts and crafts and live music. Take advantage of the free shuttle and free parking!

Southlake

Oct. 6 – 8

 

 

Plano International Festival

Located in Haggard Park in Historic downtown Plano

Plano

Oct. 14

 

 

Celina Parkfest

Celina

Oct. 14

 

 

Dallas fall festivals

 

 

A Harvest of Quilts

This event is to promote the knowledge and understanding of all aspects of quilting, provide opportunities for continuing education among those interested in quilting, and to provide service to the community.

Greenville

Oct. 6 – 7

 

Cottonwood Arts Festival

Richardson

Oct. 7 – 8

 

 

Oktoberfest

Food, drinks, dancing, and music on four stages all weekend for this 37th annual Oktoberfest in the real German town.

Fredericksburg

Oct. 6 – 8

 

 

 

Waco Arts Fest

This is a multi event with Arts Fest, Music Fest, Word Fest, Film Fest, Dance Fest, and Science Fest.

Waco

Oct. 6 – 8

 

 

 

Magnolia Silobration

This is a vendor fair of more than 90 artisan and food trucks from around the country.
Waco
Oct 12 – 14
 
Enjoy the 7th annual Paris event and a rare visit to the historic Gibraltar Hotel.
Paris
Oct. 13  – 14
 
Family friendly festival around the historic downtown square! Featuring Texas musicians, Tejas Brothers, local food vendors, beverages for all ages, children’s activities, shopping, art exhibits and much more!
Stephenville
Oct 14
 
It is a four-day, three-night western adventure that will go to support the many programs and services MSAA offers to help people affected by multiple sclerosis. Event organizer is jgaynor@mymsaa.org.
Grandview
Oct 19 – 22

Plano Steinfest 2017

Steinfest is an Oktoberfest-style event hosted by the Historic Downtown Plano Association that celebrates outstanding beer, great food and the right kind of polka music to get you and your friends dancing in the street.

Downtown Plano

Oct 20 and 21

Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk
 
Downtown Plano
Once per month on a Thursday night (check Plano Magazine for more info)

FUMC Fall Fest

Allen

Oct. 29

 
Featuring over 100 arts and crafts vendors, over 10 food vendors, contests, games for children, teens and adults and live music from local musicians throughout the day
Sachse
Oct. 28
Star Wars on the Square
The Force is strong at Celina’s Main Street and Historic Square in Downtown Celina, Texas on Saturday, October 21!
Celina
Oct. 21

NOVEMBER

 
 
For this 8th annual event you will enjoy Brisket Brunch, Cue Course, 30+ BBQ joints, live music, cocktails, cold beer, and outdoor games.
Austin
Nov 4 – 5
 
The Winterfest event has crafts, gifts, and music, and it’s fun for the whole family.
Katy
Nov 11

 

Chi Omega Christmas Market 

Dallas

Nov. 17 – 19

Dallas fall festivals

 

 

DECEMBER

 

Dickens Christmas

Dickens is a FREE annual event produced by the City of Plano.  Nestled in the heart of the Downtown Plano Arts District, Dickens is the holiday event of the year!  Live entertainment, delicious food, a variety of attractions, and a visit from Santa allow for everyone in the family to have something to enjoy.

Downtown Plano

December 1

 

 

 

The Gift of Christmas at Prestonwood

Plano

Dec. 9 – 17

 

 

 

 

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