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Upcoming Texas Festivals

Denton Arts and Jazz Festival
April 25-27, 2014
This free festival in a 20-acre park in Denton features seven stages and performances by more than 2,700 performers.

Big Bend Balloon Bash
August 30-September 1, 2014

Dozens of hot air balloons sail above the high mountain desert in the west Texas town of Alpine during this Labor Day Weekend event.

Tyler Rose Festival
October 16-19, 2014

The celebration of Tyler’s rose-growing heritage includes a queen’s coronation, a rose show and a rose parade, along with associated fairs and festivals.

New Braunfels Wurstfest
November 7-16, 2014

New Braunfels, a town in the Texas Hill Country, celebrates its German heritage and its signature sausages during this 10-day festival.

Christmas Capital of Texas
November 14, 2014-January 4, 2015

In the Metroplex, charming Grapevine comes alive for the holidays with millions of lights, large decorations and a number of Christmas events at area attractions and hotels.

Brian Jewell

Brian Jewell is the executive editor of The Group Travel Leader. In more than a decade of travel journalism he has visited 48 states and 25 foreign countries.