Festivals

San Antonio Film Festival Ushers in Movie Magic August 1st-5th

San Antonio Film Festival Ushers in Movie Magic August 1st-5th

The San Antonio Film Festival  attracts film lovers, and our audiences include press, filmmakers, industry leaders and die-hard fans. The San Antonio Film Festival sets up an amazing, creative innovative environment for just a few days every year where opportunities for one-on-one networking abound, connections are forged and filmmakers have a slew of unique opportunities to share ideas and advance their careers. 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 and around the world to delight, elevate and edify cinema lovers as well.

AnimeFest brings Cos Play and Connections to Dallas August 17th-20th

AnimeFest brings Cos Play and Connections to Dallas August 17th-20th

AnimeFest is a convention for fans of anime, manga, games and other forms of pop-culture. As the name suggests, AnimeFest, is largely based around "anime" or Japanese animation. Its' primary motivation to educate the public about anime and the cultural aspects surrounding it. When formed back in 1992 the term "anime" was largely unknown. Many of the "cartoons" on TV were adaptations of Japanese TV shows and some began to realize this and seek more. A small, but rapidly growing fandom was emerging out of the science fiction/fantasy fandom.

The Future is Now at the Dallas Chocolate Festival September 7th-9th

The Future is Now at the Dallas Chocolate Festival September 7th-9th

The much-anticipated Dallas Chocolate Festival, is celebrating the “Future of Chocolate,” and educating Dallasites about chocolate, one bar at a time! The three-day festival, now in its ninth year, brings in over 70 chocolate makers and chocolatiers from around the world and locally. Festival highlights include a Friday night VIP Party and Saturday’s family-friendly expo offering samples, shopping opportunities, demonstrations, and classes at Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.). Sunday’s hands-on workshops, including a Chocolate Tasting class and a Chocolate Making workshop, will be held at Whole Foods Market in Preston Forest Shopping Center.

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

Great Balloon Race Floats through Longview July 27th-29th

The Great Texas Balloon Race is a class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States and the world. Considered by many of the pilots that compete at the Great Texas Balloon Race to be the best event on the circuit, the Great Texas Balloon Race has earned Longview the official designation as "The Balloon Capital of Texas" by the Governor of Texas in 1985. In 2013 Gregg County was proclaimed "The Balloon Race Capital of Texas" by the 83rd Texas Legislature.

Asian Film Festival Dallas Showcases July 19th-26th

Asian Film Festival Dallas Showcases July 19th-26th

The Asian Film Festival of Dallas (AFFD) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting emerging and established Asian and Asian-American filmmakers and sharing the rich diversity of Asian culture through the medium of cinema. Over the last fifteen years, the festival has provided opportunities for over 400 Asian and Asian American filmmakers and documentarians to share their vision, often providing the only venue for their films to be shown in Dallas. The films have also allowed festival goers a chance to experience other lives and cultures without leaving their seats. This year, AFFD is proud to celebrate its 17th annual film festival, July 19-26, 2018, at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas. As we do every year, we will be featuring films from across the world, including films from Asian filmmakers right here in the USA.

July 2018 Festivals: Movie Magic, Peachy Keen, French Fun And Soaring Balloons

July 2018 Festivals: Movie Magic, Peachy Keen, French Fun And Soaring Balloons

This month, choose from a peach festival in Weatherford, cinematic greatness in Dallas, or fly high in Longview. Parker County Peach Festival Tis the season for peaches! Enjoy the freshest peaches in Texas at the Parker County Peach Festival in downtown Weatherford. Enjoy over 200 art, craft, and activity vendors plus live entertainment. When: July […]

Parker County Peach Festival Brings Delight to Weatherford July 14th

Parker County Peach Festival Brings Delight to Weatherford July 14th

Take a trip back to yesteryear at the Parker County Peach Festival, held in Historic Downtown Weatherford. This year marks the 34th Annual Peach Festival which always takes place on the second Saturday in July. Last year 40,000 folks attended this one of a kind event. This year come check out our arts, crafts, food vendors, hear live music, enjoy our children's activities, the Peach Pedal Bike Ride and our 42" Domino Tournament. Life is Peachy!

Taste of Dallas Brings Array of Flavors June 22nd-24th

Taste of Dallas Brings Array of Flavors June 22nd-24th

Taste of Dallas is the premier summertime food and drink festival, and is returning for its 32nd year. Come hungry and thirsty our foodies friends as we have a full menu of food, beverages, music, and more coming up June 22nd-24th featuring over 50 restaurants and food trucks, Backyard Bites presented by Coleman Backyards, Latin Flavors presented by Jose Cuervo, dozens of engaging and interactive sponsors and exhibitors. Don't miss The Foodie Experience with its all-inclusive food and beverage sampling format on Friday night.

Oak Cliff Film Festival Showcases June 14th-17th

Oak Cliff Film Festival Showcases June 14th-17th

In its 7th year, the Oak Cliff Film Festival has established itself as a significant city-wide event, featuring the best of Oak Cliff’s theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses. OCFF showcases brave and independent filmmaking of all stripes in an atmosphere that encourages and fosters filmmaking in Dallas and beyond.

The Oak Cliff Film Festival was established in 2011 as a regional film festival in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. The festival has received national acclaim from prominent sources including The New York Times, Filmmaker Magazine, and Moviemaker Magazine. Led by the Aviation Cinemas team, who took over operations at the Texas Theatre in December of 2010, and backed by the 501 3(c) Oak Cliff Foundation.

Canal Fest Celebrates Culture in Irving June 9th

Canal Fest Celebrates Culture in Irving June 9th

Canal Fest 2018 is a celebration of world cultures, featuring dance, music, art and food representative of cultures from around the world. Three performance stages provide an immersive and interactive exploration of culture. Each stage showcases one or more continents, while the area surrounding each stage features food, activities, children’s crafts, cultural displays and vendors. Photo stations will be placed around the festival, and attendees are encouraged to dress in clothing that represents their own heritage or culture. Admission and activities are free!