August 2018 Festivals: Movies, Margaritas, Anime, Blues & BBQ

This month, dive deep into anime fandom, sip a margarita, and learn the latest on video marketing in Dallas. You can also explore further when you get your grub and groove on with BBQ and Blues in Bedford or watch indie cinema in San Antonio.

Dallas Margarita Festival

Get your ticket to join over 2,000 fellow margarita enthusiasts to sip and sample at 15+ booths. Drop your chip at your favorite booth and the winner receives $10,000! Plus, a portion of your ticket benefits charity.

When: Aug. 11, 12 - 10 p.m.
Where: Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ

San Antonio Film Festival

As an accessible and inclusive platform for cinema artists, the San Antonio Film Festival also brings together scores of new and original films from across the country. The cinema lover in you will be delighted, elevated and edified.

When: Aug. 1-5
Where: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts


Put on your best cosplay and bring your friends to AnimeFest, the convention for fans of anime, manga, games and other forms of pop-culture.

When: Aug. 17-20
Where: Sheraton Dallas Hotel

Margarita & Salsa Festival

Come be the judge for who makes the best margarita and salsa while enjoying live music in the heart of north Texas.

When: Aug. 25, gates open at 6 p.m.
Where: Extraco Events Center, Waco, TX

Video Marketing World

Video Marketing World is an essential conference for creatives who are looking to develop creative and strategy skills with more than 500 other professionals in 30+ sessions.

When: Aug. 29-31
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort

Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival

Enjoy the classic combo of slow-cooked BBQ and the music of blues legends like Tab Benoit and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band over three days in Bedford.

When: Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Where: Bedford, TX