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2017 Fall Festivals throughout DFW and TEXAS




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.


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


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


Sept. 16




Antique Alley Texas

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


Sept 15 – 17



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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.


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


Sept 22 – 24



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


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.


Sept 22 – 24



Autumn at the Arboretum


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.


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.


Sept 29 – Oct 22




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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.


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!


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.


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!


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!


Oct. 6 – 8



Plano International Festival

Located in Haggard Park in Historic downtown Plano


Oct. 14



Celina Parkfest


Oct. 14



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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.


Oct. 6 – 7


Cottonwood Arts Festival


Oct. 7 – 8




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


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.


Oct. 6 – 8




Magnolia Silobration

This is a vendor fair of more than 90 artisan and food trucks from around the country.
Oct 12 – 14
Enjoy the 7th annual Paris event and a rare visit to the historic Gibraltar Hotel.
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!
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.
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


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
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!
Oct. 21


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


Chi Omega Christmas Market 


Nov. 17 – 19

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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


Dec. 9 – 17





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