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Unique Events Across Texas: June 2023

Whether you’re a native of one of these towns, you live nearby, or you’re looking to make your next Texas road trip even more exciting, local events are a huge part of what makes our state a great place to explore!

Click on each city’s event calendar for more information, ticket details (if applicable), and even MORE awesome events! Be sure to save this blog post so you can reference it next year!

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Seasonal Texas Events

By City

Austin

  • ATX Television Festival: Celebrate the history and future of television and discover more about writing, cinematography, casting and more! You’ll also have the opportunity to watch all of the series that will be featured on this year’s #ATXTVs12 line-up. June 1 – 4, 2023
  • Cine Las Americas International Film Festival: Bridge the gap between cultures through film and media arts by supporting this multi-day event featuring an array of films made by Latinos and indigenous people of the Americas. June 7 – 11, 2023
  • Stay Black and Live: A Virtual Juneteenth Festival: This special event celebrates Juneteeth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States after the Civil War. June 12 – 19, 2023
  • Austin Asian American Film Festival: This annual festival promotes Asian American and Pacific Islander films while supporting creative talents and top-quality cinema. June 21 – 25, 2023

Bay Area Houston

  • White Linen Night: Wear your favorite white outfit and head out to downtown League City for a fun night of live music, impressive artwork from over 100 artists, and admire the beautiful, historic homes. June 10, 2023, 4 PM to 8 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Astronomy in the Park (free): Pack up your telescope, your blankets, and lawn chairs and come out to Rustic Oak Park for some stargazing. Monthly on the 1st Saturday, 7 PM to 9:30 PM.

Beaumont

  • Juneteenth Celebration (free admission & street parking): Honor black history and culture by supporting black-owned businesses and restaurants. Plus, the baddest band in the land, Original Lakeside, will be performing! June 19, 2023, 5 PM to 10 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Sip ‘n Shop at Cotton Creek Winery (free admission): Monthly on the 1st of the month
  • Yoga at Cattail Marsh (free): Bring your mat and attend a Vinyasa yoga class on the Cattail Marsh Boardwalk. Weekly on Saturdays until August 26th, 2023.
  • I-10 Flea Market (free admission): Explore a wide array of locally made items and antiques. Weekly on Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 8AM to 5PM. Location: 445 West Freeway (I-10, Vidor, TX)
Cattail Marsh

Bellville

Reoccurring Events

  • Bellville Market Day and Farmers Market (free admission): Shop vendors and fresh, local goods like seasonal produce, meat, and more! Monthly on the 1st Saturday. Opens at 9am. Farmers Market is open until noon. Market is open until 4 PM. Note: The Market is not held in January, June, July, or August.

Blanco

  • Blanco Lavender Festival (free admission): Choose from a selection of lavender treats and local goods at this free festival in Blanco. June 9 – 11, 2023

Boerne

  • Moondance Concert: Invite your family and friends to this outdoor concert at the Cibolo Nature Center and enjoy live music from local bands. June 3, 2023, 7 PM to 9 PM
  • ABENDKONZERTE (free): Enjoy German music from the Boerne Village Band to honor the old Abendkonzerte tradition in Boerne. June 13 & 27, 2023, 7:30 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • A Day at the Farm & Farmers Market (free admission): Spend time outside, shop, and hike the trails at Herff Farm. Special events vary, like classes or chances to volunteer with the Cibolo Center for Conservation. Weekly every Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM
  • The Old Jail Museum Tours: Learn about Kendall County history inside this historic jailhouse that dates back to 1887. Tickets for visitors 10+ years old are just $5! Visitors under 10 will receive free admission. Weekly every Saturday.
Boerne Lake

Brownwood

  • 59th Annual Brown County Rodeo (free for kids 12 and under): Get ready for some action during this three-day rodeo event! Besides all the great fair food, there will be lots of attractions, dancing, and live music. June 1 – 3, 2023
  • Day with Dad Sporting Clays: Have an unforgettable Father’s Day at the Brownwood Claybird Club shooting clay pigeons. Enjoy sporting clays, five stand, shooting lessons, and more!

Reoccurring Events

  • 2nd Sundays in Downtown Brownwood: Every month on the second Sunday, local businesses will be open and offering something unique and fun! Explore the charm of downtown: the food, the drinks, the shopping!
Women's clothing display

Bryan

  • Daddy Daughter Date Night: Truman Chocolates will be hosting the sweetest Father’s Day event with Chef Mitch and his own daughter in attendance. Price includes one dad and one daughter.
  • Juneteenth Parade (free admission): This parade will start at Kemp-Carver Elementary School and end at Sadie Thomas Memorial Park. Make sure to stay after the parade and enjoy the family-friendly celebration. June 17, 2023, 10 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Juneteenth Blues Fest: Head to historic downtown Bryan for an evening of blues music to ceberate African American freedom. June 17, 2023, 6 PM to 8 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Beverage Flight Wednesday at Ronin Farm: The Ronin Farm will be serving flights of things like beer, wine, cocktails, or liquor that’ll change each week. Check their website to see what is being served that week. Book your spot online. Weekly every Wednesday during this spring, 5 PM to 10 PM.
  • Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market (free): Weekly every Saturday from 8 AM to noon.
  • Coffee Shop Social at POV by Pride Community Center (free): Visit with members and staff of the Pride Community Center while sipping on your favorite beverage at the POV Coffee House. Monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Click here for more 2023 Pride Month events.
  • Pop-up with Pure Barre at Lake Walk (free): Enjoy a sunset barre class monthly on the 4th Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Be sure to come prepared with a yoga mat, towel, and water. Be sure to register online beforehand.
Pizza served at KinderHill Brew Lab

Burnet

  • Burnet County Fair: Join in the community fun at this multi-day event. Enjoy a series of exhibits, craft and food vendors, and live music! June 9 – 10, 2023
  • Jackson Street Jams (free): Enjoy a night of festivities, live music, and street dancing at this family-friendly, outdoor concert at the historic Burnet Square! June 17, 2023, 7 PM

Canton

Reoccurring Events

  • First Monday Market Days (free admission): The largest flea market in the world! Monthly every first and last weekend (Thursdays through Sundays)
  • Downtown Canton Farmers Market (free admission): Start your weekend off right shop a variety of local produce, meat, handcrafted goods, and more (perhaps with a breakfast taco and/or coffee in-hand). Weekly every Saturday, 8 AM to 12 PM (through September 23rd)
Display at First Monday Trade Days

Conroe

Reoccurring Events

  • Trivia at B-52 Brewing (free admission): Weekly on Thursday at 7 PM
  • Main Street Market (free admission): Weekly on Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM
  • Sip Shop Stroll (free admission): Shop alongside live music, food, and libations. Monthly on the 4th Thursday at 5 PM.
House made out of pumpkins

Corpus Christi

  • Corpus Christi Beer Festival (free admission): Beer lovers, it’s your lucky day! Experience the ultimate South Texas beer tasting and celebrate good beer, good food, and good friends! June 3, 2023, 1 PM to 6 PM
  • 2023 Corpus Christi Juneteenth Festival (free admission): Join this historical celebration featuring live entertainment, a vendor market, and more! June 17, 2023, 4 PM to 10 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Grow Local Farmers’ Market (free): Weekly on Wednesdays
  • Sunrise Yoga on the Deck at Water Dog Yoga, SUP & Barre: Take a sunset Vinyasa class for all levels and ages. Weekly on Wednesdays from 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
  • Third Thursday at the Art Museum of South Texas (free): Explore the museum, take part in art activities, shop from local vendors, and listen to live music. Monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Several people stand-up paddleboarding

Dallas

  • Great American Summit: This charitable patriotic event welcomes people of all ages and all walks of life to create a powerful community of unstoppable leaders who protect America’s core values. June 2 – 3, 2023
  • Pride Block Party (free admission): This is an annual celebration of the lives and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community. This event will feature a variety of activities, concerts, films, and guided tours. June 16, 2023, 6 PM to 11:30 PM. Click here for more 2023 Pride Month events.
  • Father’s Day Fun for the Whole Family: Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Dallas Zoo this Father’s Day! Get up close and hands-on with some amazing life-sized animatronic dinosaurs during this immersive experience. June 17 – 18, 2023, 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Juneteenth on Main Block Party (free): Celebrate black music and culture right on Main Street! Over 25 Black-owned business vendors will also be featured and open to the public. June 18, 2023, 12 PM to 6 PM

Future Events

  • Texas State Fair: There will be dozens of food stalls, games, carnival rides, tastings, daily concerts, and other family-friendly activities. September 29 – October 22, 2023
Ride at the Texas State Fair

Driftwood/Dripping Springs

  • Pride of Dripping Springs: Head over to Ranch Park and enjoy a day of family fun filled with great drinks, food, music, and live entertainment! June 24 – 25, 2023, 1 PM. Click here for more 2023 Pride Month events.

Dublin

  • There aren’t any events currently scheduled for June 2023. Keep checking their online event calendar for updates.

Ennis

  • Hot Rods & Cowboys: This is a perfect event for all car lovers and enthusiasts as they get to see an amazing line up of, not only cars, but also but also bikes, trucks, and tractors. June 25, 2023, 1 PM to 4 PM

Farmersville

  • May Music Fest (free for kids under 12): This event has been rescheduled and will be held at the Cedar Hollow Winery and Vineyard. June 9, 2023, 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Future Events

  • Casino Night: Play roulette, Texas Hold’em, Craps, and Blackjack. Your ticket will get you $2,000 in Funny Money to start with prizes available for you to win! August 12, 2023, 7 PM to 10 PM
  • Trick-It-Up Bike Ride: There will be snacks and lunch provided along with a St. Arnold’s Beer Garden and live music. Come ready to ride in with your best bike decor and Halloween costume! October 28, 2023
  • Scare on the Square: More information will become available on the Chamber of Commerce website as it becomes available. October 31, 2023
  • Christmas Parade & Rudolph “Fun” Run: More information will become available on the Chamber of Commerce website as it becomes available. December 9, 2023

Reoccurring Events

  • Farmersville Market at the Onion Shed & City Hall (free admission): This event has been running since 2004 and features food and craft vendors, trails, and restaurants. Monthly (except January & October) on the 1st Saturday from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Historic building in downtown Farmersville

Frisco

  • Taste of the Cowboys: Join the Dallas Cowboys at this charitable event for the North Texas Food Bank where you’ll have access to over 20 gourmet food stations and bars with live entertainment. June 9, 2023, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
  • Make Music Day (free): This is a free celebration of music around the world so make sure to join in on the fun! June 21, 2023, 8 AM to 2 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Frisco Starfest (free): Hang out with the Texas Astronomical Society and learn all about space. Check the hotline before you go by calling 214-800-6000. Monthly on the 2nd Saturday, 6 PM to 10:30 PM weather permitting.

Galveston

  • Juneteenth Parade & Picnic (free admission): The parade will start at 26th and Avenue H and ends at 41st and Avenue H. It’ll be followed by a picnic at Wright Cuney Park you can enjoy with the whole family. June 17, 2023, 1 PM to 5 PM
  • Juneteenth Comedy Fest: Celebrate Juneteenth with laughter at the Galveston Island Convention Center with an all-star lineup of some of Texas’ best comedians. June 17, 2023, 7 PM to 11 PM
  • Click the link above to the Galveston event calendar to see the extensive list of Juneteenth events going on this month!

Reoccurring Events

  • Rise Prohibition Brunch at Mob Bar: This local speakeasy will feature Sinatra, live jazz, and a menu full of themed food and drinks. Weekly every Sunday, 12 PM to 4 PM.

Georgetown

  • Swim, Bike, Run Fun Club Bike Ride: Get your legs moving at this fun cycling event where you’ll tour the beautiful countryside of Walburg. June 3, 2023, 7:45 AM to 6 PM
  • Juneteenth Celebration: Join the entire community as the spirit of diversity, equity and inclusiveness is celebrated. This 2-day event will showcase live music and dance performances as well as festivities, food, and vendor booths for the whole family! June 16 to 17, 2023

Reoccurring Events

  • Wolf Ranch Farmer’s Market (free admission): Weekly on Saturdays
  • Historic Courthouse Tours (free): Weekly on Fridays at 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, and 3:30 PM. Simply meet at the courthouse.
  • Thursday Taproom Trivia at the Barking Armadillo (free admission): Weekly on Thursdays
A red poppy in a field

Houston

  • Juneteenth Celebration: Come out to the Miller Outdoor Theatre to honor African American heritage through blues, gospel, and jazz music. June 19, 2023
  • Houston Pride Parade: The theme of this year’s event is “All We Need Is Love” to promote equality and inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community. June 24, 2023. Click here for more 2023 Pride Month events.

Reoccurring Events

  • Colors in Bloom at the Color Factory: This interactive museum will take on all the spring colors with features like life-size bluebonnets and a brand new, blossoming confetti room. Daily from February 11 – June 30, 2023
  • First Saturday Arts Market (free admission): Monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • Beginner Salsa Lessons at M-K-T (free): Come with a partner or by yourself for an hour-long, outdoor salsa lesson. Last Friday of each month through August 25, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Inside of Alice in Wonderland venue

Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce

  • There aren’t any events currently scheduled for June 2023. Keep checking their online event calendar for updates.

Laredo

  • Women in Music Summer Dance & Music Festival: This event pays tribute to the artistry of women in music. Enjoy a night of dancing and singing at the Laredo Event Center. June 3, 2023, 6 PM to 11 PM

Livingston

  • There aren’t any events currently scheduled for June 2023. Keep checking their online event calendar for updates.

Lubbock

  • Ride to Fight Suicide: This motorcycle event aims to raise funds to support mental health awareness and educate the public about mental illness. June 3, 2023, 9 AM to 3 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • First Friday Art Trail in Lubbock Cultural District (free admission): A self-guided art tour complete with music, food trucks, and art from all over. Monthly on the 1st Friday (starting March 3, 2023)
  • Food Truck Alley: Choose from an assortment of local food trucks between 11 AM to 2 PM. Monthly on the 1st Tuesday (starting March 27, 2023)

Marshall

Reoccurring Events

  • Second Saturdays (March through November): End your Saturday evening with live music, shopping, and a car show in downtown Marshall. Monthly on the 2nd Saturday, 5 PM to 9 PM
Trees full of berries

McKinney

  • KHYI’s 27th Annual Texas Music Revolution: Over 98 bands across 15 stages will be filling the square with all kinds of music. June 2 – 3, 2023
  • McKinney Pride (free): This is an inclusive event to encourage healthy social relationships amongst the LGBTQ+ community of McKinney. June 10, 2023, 11 AM to 6 PM. Click here for more 2023 Pride Month events.
  • Juneteenth Celebration (free): Celebrate love across cultures with lots of entertainment, games, food, and more! June 17, 2023, 4 PM to 10 PM
Sign in downtown McKinney

New Braunfels

  • Sweaty Yeti Run: Want an amazing way to experience the outdoors? Go out into nature and join this trail run while making new friends! June 3, 2023, 8 AM to 10 AM

Future Events

  • Harvest Moon Gala: October 7, 2023
  • Christmas Market: December 7, 2023

Palestine

  • Curios Summer Camp: This hands-on workshop offers a fun and enriching summer camp experience for kids in grades 3rd through 6th that will foster your child’s creativity and imagination. June 12 – 16, 2023, 9 AM to 12 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Saturdays on Main (free admission): You’re invited to explore downtown Palestine and all of its antique shops, boutiques, and restaurants. January 7 – November 4, 2023, on the 1st Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM
  • Palestine Trade Days (free admission): March 4 – December 2, 2023, on the 1st Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM
Palestine train

Paris

  • Summer Reading Kick-Off Bash: Want to improve your reading skills? Look no further than Paris Public Library! People of all ages are encouraged to sign up for their 6 weeklong summer reading programs. June 3, 2023, 10 AM to 2 PM
  • 2023 June 903 Sunsets Concerts (free): This event will include a series of free, live music concerts in downtown Paris, perfect for attending with friends and family. June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023, 7 PM

Future Events

  • Tour de Paris: No need to go to France to watch the Tour de France when Paris TX hosts its very own version! It has been a local favorite since 1984 and participation has grown significantly since then. Participants must register online. July 15, 2023, start time is 8 AM.
  • Balloon & Music Festival: Watch hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes take flight while you enjoy music, vendors, and kid-friendly activities. September 8 – 10, 2023

Reoccurring Events

  • Spring/Summer Farmers Market (free admission): Shop for fresh, local produce, coffee, crafts, and other goods from surrounding small businesses. Weekly every Saturday (starting May 6th), 8 AM to 1 PM
Hot air balloon of an armadillo wearing a cowboy hat

Pearland

  • Pearland Country Music Showcase (free): Britt Godwin, with his band Britt Godwin Co., will serenade us with classic country music. June 25, 2023, 4 PM to 6:30 PM

Future Events

  • Pearland Restaurant Weeks: A variety of local restaurants will be creating special menus for you to try in support of the Pearland Neighborhood Center, a social services center serving the residents of Northern Brazoria County. November 7 – 20, 2023
  • Pearland Country Music Showcase (free): You’re invited to bring your coolers and lawn chairs/blankets for this country concert featuring Voice contestant, Holly Tucker. November 13, 2023, 4 PM to 6:30 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Old Pearland Farmers Market: Purchase fresh, handmade goods from local vendors in benefit of a different community organization each month. Monthly on the 3rd Saturday, 9 AM to 1 PM

Plano

  • Plano’s 150th Birthday Celebration (free): Celebrate Plano’s 150th birthday with family, friends, and neighbors where the city will highlight its culture and history. All kinds of birthday activities await at the McCall Plaza! June 3, 2023, 4 PM to 8 PM
  • Holistic Festival of Life and Wellness (free): Improve and strengthen all aspects of your life by attending this wellness activity that features 40 life-enhancing modalities. June 11, 2023, 11 AM to 5 PM
  • World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (free): Become more comfortable in the water by learning how to swim plus have the chance to be a part of the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest swimming lesson! June 22, 2023, 12:15 PM

Reoccurring Events

  • Red Tent Farmer’s Market at the Shops at Willowbend: Weekly every Saturday
  • DFW Nerd Night at Farm + Feed (free): Play board games with your friends and/or family and support a good cause! Donations are optional with all funds going to a designated charity. Monthly on the 3rd Saturday from 1 PM to 4 PM
Burger on a platter at Legacy Hall in Plano

Port Arthur

  • Buu Mon Garden Festival (free): Explore the Buu Mon Buddhist Temple and be captivated by the beauty of its lotus blossoms. June 3 – 4 2023, 8 AM to 4 PM

Round Rock

  • Juneteenth Festival Round Rock (free): Make a positive impact i