Thursday, June 5, 2014
Texas Festivals in June
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
Each year since 1972, more than 100 performers grace the stages.
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..
This is a three-day arts & crafts festival with music, kids activities, 5-K and 10-K run, food. www.alleyfest.org
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
Features Scottish Highland Dancing, national dancing, bagpiping, drumming, Scottish folk music and much more.
Tom Tom Festival
Includes a rode Friday and Saturday night, weiner dog races, barbecue cook-off and arts & crafts. www.yoakumareachamber.com
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.
Includes arts & crafts, entertainment, tomato eating contest, kids activities, street dance, farmer's market and tomato peeling.
Fort Griffin Fandangle
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
Unparalleled competitive events, and overall family value.
Watermelon thumping, watermelon seed spitting contest, watermelon eating and more.