Thursday, June 5, 2014

Texas Festivals in June

June is a big month for Festivals in Texas.

In June the musical drama titled TEXAS starts up in Palo Duro Canyon State Park, playing Tuesday - Sunday through August.

Also in June, in Luling you can thump a watermelon at the Watermelon Thump and enter a watermelon speed spitting contest.

In Aransas Pass at the Shrimporee you can enter a shrimp eating contest.

Below are some of the festivals taking place in Texas in June. Please let us know if you have a June Texas Festival we need to know about. Or if you want to make a comment about one of the June Texas Festivals.

Kerrville Folk Festival
City: Kerrville
Each year since 1972, more than 100 performers grace the stages.

City: Canyon
This Palo Duro Canyon State Park outdoor musical drama attracts visitors from around the world. You can watch the TEXAS show along with a Chuckwagon Dinner..

City: Longview
This is a three-day arts & crafts festival with music, kids activities, 5-K and 10-K run, food.

City: Aransas Pass
Enjoy lots of seafood and a parade down the town's main street. Includes a shrimp-eating contest.

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games
City: Arlington
Features Scottish Highland Dancing, national dancing, bagpiping, drumming, Scottish folk music and much more.

Tom Tom Festival
City: Yoakum
Includes a rode Friday and Saturday night, weiner dog races, barbecue cook-off and arts & crafts.

Texas Folklife Festival
City: San Antonio 
Brings together more than 40 ethnic communities from across Texas to celebrate in a cultural. extravaganza of music, food and dance.

Tomato Fest
City: Jacksonville
Includes arts & crafts, entertainment, tomato eating contest, kids activities, street dance, farmer's market and tomato peeling.

Fort Griffin Fandangle
City: Albany
With singing, dancing, pantomime and pageantry, this outdoor musical re-creates the look and feel of the Old West.

National Championship of Mounted Drill Riding
City: Canton 
Unparalleled competitive events, and overall family value.

Watermelon Thump
City: Luling
Watermelon thumping, watermelon seed spitting contest, watermelon eating and more.

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