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Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival Hosts 1,400 Juried Artists October 6th-7th

Richardson's Cottonwood Art Festival Hosts 1,400 Juried Artists October 6th-7th

Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event that features works from the nation's top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas, this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for over forty years.

Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show. This year approximately 1,400 artists submitted their work for consideration. For each show, jurors select over 240 artists to exhibit their museum-quality work. The artists compete in 14 categories: 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital, Drawings/Pastels, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood.

Big Tex Celebrates His 132nd State Fair of Texas

Big Tex Celebrates His 132nd State Fair of Texas

Celebrating 132 years of tradition in the fall, the State Fair of Texas will return for another season of food, festivities, and family fun. Themed “CELEBRATING TEXAS INNOVATION,” this year’s exposition kicks off on Friday, September 28 in historic Fair Park. Adding to its annual offering of more than 100 free attractions, 70 Midway rides, and endless activities across the fairgrounds, the State Fair is excited to announce several new attractions lined up for the 2018 event.

Lake Highlands Oktoberfest Brings Schnitz and Grins September 29th

Lake Highlands Oktoberfest Brings Schnitz and Grins September 29th

Welcome to the premier Oktoberfest in Dallas. This family friendly event brings thousands of people across Dallas - Fort Worth for the good food, good beer and good times. This year's annual event, to be held September 29th at Flag Pole Hill, will feature some of the best local bands, fun for the kids, and delicious restaurant offerings from brats to ice cream to pizza and brews.

Denton Blues Festival Tunes Up September 15th-16th

Denton Blues Festival Tunes Up September 15th-16th

If you are looking for some smooth tunes to take you through your weekend then the Denton Blues Festival should be on your bucket list. Hosted in partnership with the Denton Black Chamber of Commerce and Classic Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Denton, they are celebrating 20 years at this year's festival. The 2018 lineup is sure to please, combined with kid friendly activities, arts and crafts, and delicious festival food!

Western Days Festival Reminds Lewisville of History September 28th and 29th

Western Days Festival Reminds Lewisville of History September 28th and 29th

This unique festival, designed to showcase the history and spirit of the west, invites attendees to find the cowboy in them through themed events, attractions, food, shopping and entertainment. Three festival stages feature national and regional live music and entertainment to flavor the air as festival-goers partake in the unique arts and crafts vendors, gunfight re-enactments, Native American singers and dancers, the World Tamale Eating Championship and car shows. Family fun continues with a multitude of children's activities in the Kid Kountry area, face painting, strolling entertainers and the annual Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Cattle Drive Parade – featuring 20-30 head of Texas longhorns.

McKinney Oktoberfest Brings Family-Friendly & German Traditions September 28th-30th

McKinney Oktoberfest Brings Family-Friendly & German Traditions September 28th-30th

A Taste of Germany in Historic Downtown McKinney! 

McKinney Oktoberfest is a family favorite, offering authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, children’s activities and much more. The “bier garden” covers a total of 14 blocks throughout McKinney’s Historic Downtown square so you can enjoy all downtown McKinney has to offer with a German beer in one hand and a bratwurst in the other. McKinney Main Street, supporting sponsors and the shops in Historic Downtown McKinney will host nonstop activities in the heart of our great city.

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience + Fundraiser Shakes it up in Dallas September 22nd

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience + Fundraiser Shakes it up in Dallas September 22nd

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience is back for another round. On September 22, one of the world’s largest charity cocktail events—and Dallas’s most fun annual event—is popping up once more. This time, the festivities will take place at the Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum, where some of the best bartenders in DFW and around the world will showcase their talents by creating original bar concepts and themed menus.

Pull Out Your Lederhosen & Suspenders for Addison Oktoberfest September 20th-23rd

Pull Out Your Lederhosen & Suspenders for Addison Oktoberfest September 20th-23rd

An authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest, this event features more than 30 hours of continuous family-oriented entertainment. Serving special “Oktoberfest” Bier along with incredible German culinary fare, the festival also includes a Marketplace, music, and kid-friendly options like rides, midway games, and more.

Irving Hosts Main Street Event September 21st-22nd

Irving Hosts Main Street Event September 21st-22nd

This annual street festival in the heart of the Irving Heritage District celebrates the hometown feel of Irving with attractions for all ages. Each year thousands of people attend this family affair, which offers live music, the Manifolds on Main Street Car Show, free games and activities for children, food and shopping.

Smoked BBQ Fest Dallas Curates Music and Food September 22nd

Smoked BBQ Fest Dallas Curates Music and Food September 22nd

SMOKED brings the best BBQ from the Lonestar State to the heart of downtown Dallas! Nineteen of the most celebrated BBQ joints from across the great state of Texas will be serving up their mouthwatering BBQ - all included with your ticket. Family-friendly fun can be had with the Trailer Park Olympics, armadillo races, a mechanical bull, and not to mention live music!