80+ Fantastic D-FW Festivals & Events with 2019 Dates

These Dallas-Fort Worth (D-FW) festivals are fantastic. This isn't a comprehensive list, but it's the major festivals which have announced and confirmed 2019 dates.

D-FW Festivals & Events - January 2019

Dallas, TX
Film: Best of Fests - 1/10/19 - 1/13/19
This new film festival combined twenty-two north texas film festivals to give a gift to the community; a celebration of all Dallas film festivals, as one festival. Each festival screens a short or feature-length film that best evokes the individual fest's identity. Learn more on this film fest here.

Denton, TX
Film: Denton Black Film Festival - 1/23/19 - 1/27/19
Five-day event with some of the best artistic showcases of Black cinema, music, spoken word, art and more. Held in Denton with most features at the Campus Theater near the Square. Learn more on this film fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: ZestFest -1/25/19 -1/27/19
This artisan hot sauce festival brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend. Cooking demos by celebrity chefs, live music, and interactive contests are also a core feature. Learn more on this food festival here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - February 2019

Dallas, TX
Culture: Chinese New Year Festival- 2/9/19 -2/9/19
Crow Museum’s 20th annual Chinese New Year Festival, celebrating 2019—the Year of the Earth Pig. This year’s festivities include dragon/lion dances, art making, and giveaways. Learn more on this culture festival here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: The Morning After - 2/9/19 - 2/9/19
Held in the Farmer's Market, this brunch fest includes unlimited brunch samples from Dallas’ hottest brunch spots, alongside brunch cocktail samples. Learn more on this food festival here.

Nocona, TX
Culture: Nocona Mardi Gras Weekend - 2/21/19 - 2/23/19
Mardi Gras comes to Nocona each February, as the community puts its own spin on this New Orleans-style family-friendly event. The festival kicks off with the Mardi Gras Ball with costumes and masks galore. There's a parade the following day. Learn more on this culture festival here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - March 2019

Dallas, TX
Culture: O' Carnivale Masquerade Ball - 3/1/19 - 3/1/19
The themed evening begins with a costumed sit-down dinner with an open bar, backed by brass bands and other entertainment. A traditional second line will transition the night into a late evening dance party. Learn more about this ball here.

Dallas, TX
Culture: Mardi Gras Oak Cliff (Parade) - 3/3/19 - 3/3/19
Large and diverse event held in Oak Cliff. From schools and churches to service organizations and neighborhoods, to brass bands and New Orleans flare, a representation from every facet of Oak Cliff and New Orleans are welcome in the parade. Learn more about this parade here.

Dallas, TX
Culture: North Texas Irish Festival - 3/8/19 - 3/10/19
The 36th Annual North Texas Irish Festival is the largest Irish Festival in the Southwest and one of the largest in the Nation. Irish musicians, dancers, artists and other performers, as well as a great number of quality vendors, will be on display as well as special events. Learn more about this festival here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: All-Con Dallas - 3/14/19 - 3/17/19
All-Con provides an umbrella of content supporting fans of science fiction, fantasy, renaissance, anime, costuming, theater / performing arts, mystery, art, crafts, collecting, and film making. Learn more about this con here.

Dallas, TX
Culture: Dallas St. Patrick's Parade & Festival - 3/16/19 - 3/16/19 The Dallas St. Patricks Day Parade has reached its 40th anniversary. The parade has become the signature event of the St. Patrick’s celebration for our fair city. Many Dallasites have attended and bared witness to the evolution of this neighborhood parade from about ten pickup trucks and a couple of flatbeds to the largest St. Patrick’s parade in the Southwest.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Dallas Arboretum Food & Wine Festival - 3/21/19 - 3/23/19 A one day event has been transformed into a three day celebration of food and wine among the gardens of the Dallas Arboretum. Spring will be in full bloom and your taste buds will be to with over 40 award-winning chefs taking on the festival. Learn more about this food and wine festival here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: Texas Pinball Festival - 3/22/19 - 3/24/19
Travel back to the 80’s at The Texas Pinball Fest. Over 400 pinball machines, and classic video games will fill the Frisco Hotel and Conference Center for a nostalgic weekend. There will be plenty of vendors, exhibitors and tournaments. Learn more about this fest here

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Between the Buns Slider Festival - 3/23/19 - 3/23/19 Dallas’ first slider festival is back with 25 of the best sliders the city has to offer. In addition to getting to sample one of the best finger foods, between the buns will also include live music and a cash bar offering beer, wine and cocktails. Learn more about this food festival here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: Dallas Comedy Festival - 3/26/19 - 3/30/19
The 10th Annual Dallas Comedy Festival is back to bring laughs and a guaranteed good time. This Festival is a celebration of improve, sketch and stand-up comedy from both local and national comedians. Five days of shows, workshops and parties. Learn more about this comedy festival here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Big Texas Beer Festival - 3/29/19 - 3/30/19
The 9th annual Big Texas Beer Fest returns with over 100 breweries and over 500 beers. Crowned the first craft beer festival in Texas you can, expect exclusive and rare beers along with live music and food trucks making their way through the Fair Park Automobile Building. Learn more about this Beer Fest here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: Dallas Oddities & Curiosities Expo - 3/30/19 - 3/30/19 Dallas Oddities and Curiosities Expo is for Lovers of the Strange and Unusual. You can expect vndors with items all around creepy, strange and bizarre. In addition, you can expect sideshow performances and Live Human Suspension will all throughout the day. Learn more about this expo here.

Dallas, TX
Culture: Festival of Joy - 3/30/19 - 3/30/19
The Festival of Joy brings an ancient India tradition of re-connection, and celebration of family and friends to Klyde Warren Park. This family friendly event will offer authentic Indian food, cultural crafts, and a meditation zone, including yoga and holistic health approaches. Learn more about this joyful festival here.

Dallas, TX & Fort Worth, TX
Food/Drink: Vino Palooza Wine & Music Festival - 3/30/19 (Fort Worth) & 3/31/19 (Dallas)
VINO Palooza is back for its 3rd year! This wine & music festival is produced by platinum recording artist Ryan Cabrera and includes complimentary tastings from more than 20 wineries as well as local craft beers, spirits and bites. In addition, you’ll enjoy unplugged performances by major ‘Top 40’ artist. Learn more about this wine fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Dallas Donut Festival - 3/31/19 - 3/31/19
The first Donut festival to hit Dallas! Dallas Donut Festival will feature donuts, coffee, crafts and more from the entire metroplex. Learn more about this donut fest here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - April 2019

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Savor Dallas - 4/1/19 - 4/7/19
This toast of the town five day dinner series brings innovative culinary events celebrating the spirit of connoisseurship. Savor takes place in venues all across Dallas with daily culinary seminars, and a chance to interact with top taste-making chefs. Learn more about this event here.

Dallas, TX
Art: Deep Ellum Arts Festival - 4/5/19 - 4/7/19
The Deep Ellum Arts Festival returns for its 25th anniversary transforming the district of Deep Ellum for a 3-day street festival. This festival brings over 200 visual artist and 100 bands across four stages offering diversity for all, and closes the final day with a pet parade. Learn more about this art festival here.

Waxahachie, TX
Culture: Scarborough Renaissance Festival - 4/6/19 - 5/27/19 Scarborough Renaissance Festival is interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century Style. Enjoy full combat armored jousts, Birds of Prey exhibitions, the Mermaid Lagoon and Renaissance entertainment on 27 stages. You can also enjoy crafts from 200 village shops, rides, games, and every weekend has a different theme. Learn more about this renaissance fair here.

Dallas, TX
Art: Dallas Art Fair - 4/11/19 - 4/14/19
The Dallas Art Fair brings thoughtfully curated exhibitions and innovative programming geared into giving a closer look of the rapidly growing arts community. This benefit works to promote appreciation of the arts in Dallas. Learn more about this art fair here.

Fort Worth, TX
Art: Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival - 4/11/19 - 4/12/19
The Main St Arts Fest brings nine blocks of art, entertainment and music to the heart of Fort Worth. This festival spreads over a 4 day span and promotes diversity, vibrancy and the life of Down Town Fort Worth. Learn more about this Art Festival here.

Dallas, TX
Film: Dallas International Film Festival - 4/11/19 - 4/18/19
Dallas Film makes the art of film accessible to the Dallas community through year-round screenings, education, training, and operating the largest film festival in North Texas. Learn more about this film fest here.

Irving, TX
Food/Drink: Taste of Irving - 4/13/19 - 4/13/19
The Taste of Irving is an outdoor festival featuring family-friendly activities, live music and food trucks. This year’s event will give visitors an opportunity to sample a variety of music genres on multiple small stages. Learn more about this food fest here.

Dallas, TX
Art: Turtle Creek Arts and Crafts Fest - 4/13/19 - 4/14/19
Turtle Creek Arts Festival returns to Reverchon Park, a 43-acre community park. This event will feature up to 125 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a children’s play area, plus festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives. Learn more about this art fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food: Pizza Fest Dallas - 4/14/19 - 4/14/19
The 2nd annual Dallas Pizza Fest, celebrating the love for Pizza in our city. This event will include Dallas pizza parlors and trucks, kinds bounce land, live music & shows, pizza eating contests, and so much more. Learn more about this fest here.

Dallas, TX
Advocacy: EarthX - 4/19/19 - 4/28/19
EarthX is the World's Largest Environmental Exposition, Conference and Film Festival. You can expect a wide range of activities such as Tiny Houses, Virtual Reality Zone, Auto Show and much, much more. In addition, there is a conference with key note speakers and film festival showcasing films and emerging media about our planet. Learn more about EarthX fest here.

Dallas, TX
Film: USA Film Festival - 4/24/19 - 4/28/19
This year round event celebrated in a span of 50 days throughout the year will be hosting the 49th Annual USA Film Festival on April 24th-28th at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. Start your film fest season off right with multiple different genres of movies, short films and meet and greets. Learn more about this film fest here.

Dallas, TX
Film: Crossroads of Texas Film Festival - 4/25/19 - 4/28/19
The Crossroads of Texas Film and Music Festival is a tribute event that not only celebrates Waxahachie-made films, but also salutes the best of Texas-made music and films. Join in for four days of fun, films, food, music and more! Learn more about this film fest here.

Fredericksburg, TX
Film: Hill Country Film Festival - 4/25/19 - 4/28/19
The Hill Country Film Festival is a celebration of independent film in picturesque Fredericksburg, Texas.
HCFF will screen more than 85 short and feature length independent films, as well as host filmmaker Q&A sessions, panel discussions, festival parties, a VIP lounge and more. Learn more about this film fest here.

Austin, TX
Food/Drink: Austin Food + Wine Festival - 4/26/19 - 4/28/19
Austin Food + Wine Festival returns to Auditorium Shores with top chef talent, sommeliers and winemakers from across the nation and Austin’s own acclaimed gourmet scene for an experience unlike any other. Learn more about this food and wine fest here.

Denton, TX
Music/Art: Denton Arts and Jazz Festival - 4/26/19 - 4/28/19
The Denton Arts and Jazz Festival is a celebration of the arts in a community known for embracing and nurturing music, dance, choral, drama and the visual arts. The event features seven stages of continuous music, fine art, crafts, and food, games and information booths in a beautiful, outdoor setting. Learn more about this arts and jazz fest here.

Muenster, TX
Culture: Muenster Germanfest - 4/26/19 - 4/28/19
Muenster's Germanfest returns for its 44th anniversary. This three-day festival attracts thousands to mouthwatering German sausage, scrumptious apple strudel, hearty cheeses and homemade bread, cakes and pies. Join Muenster, TX and let them be your host for food, fun and frolic. Learn more about this germanfest here.

Dripping Springs, TX
Culture: Founders Day Festival - 4/26/19 - 4/28/19
The Annual Founders Day Festival honors and celebrates the founding of the Dripping Springs community. The three-day celebration kicks off with the Grand Parade and includes free music and entertainment, the Mighty Thomas Carnival, food, beer, street dances, cook-off competitions, over 150 arts and crafts booths and business vendors. Learn more about this founders day fest here.

Fort Worth, TX
Food/Drink: Fort Worth Margarita Festival - 4/27/19 - 4/27/19 Fort Worth Margarita Festival brings together some of the best margaritas around town. Sample over 15 different margaritas and cast your vote on the best. In addition, there will be an adult playground, live music, food trucks and much more. Learn more about this fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Taco Libre - 4/27/19 - 4/27/19
Taco Libre Dallas is not your average food festival! Now celebrating its 5th year, Taco Libre Dallas is a fun foodie fest featuring 28 of the region’s best taquerias served with a side of Music and Lucha Libre Wrestling. All taquerias are deliciously curated by José Ralat of The Taco Trail and will include a special guest taqueria from Mexico City. Learn more about this taco fest here.

Fort Worth, TX
Music: Fortress Festival - 4/27/19 - 4/28/19
Fortress Music Festival is back for its 3rd year, bringing world-class music with an access to world-class art within Fort Worth’s iconic Cultural District. This year Fort Worth’s own Leon Bridges headlines the 2-day urban musical festival. Learn more about this music festival here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - May 2019

Dalas, TX
Food/Drink: Iron Fork - 5/1/19 - 5/1/19
Dallas Observer Iron Fork is a grand tasting event taking place at Centennial Hall at Fair Park. During the event, attendees will enjoy the chef challenge, and tastings from local restaurants, alongside wine, beer and cocktail samplings. Learn more about this food fest here.

Fort Worth, TX
Art: Mayfest - 5/2/19 - 5/5/19
Mayfest is the biggest party in Fort Worth. Four days of live music, festival food, carnival rides, performing arts, pet adoptions, more than 60 Art and Gift Market vendors, and free children's activities. Learn more about Mayfest here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: Fan Expo Dallas - 5/3/19 - 5/5/19
Dallas Fan Expo is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Texas, quickly growing into one of the largest events in North America. It is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrity guests! The pop culture extravaganza is host to tens of thousands of fans at the Dallas Convention Center. Learn more about this fan expo here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: Texas Frightmare Weekend - 5/3/19 - 5/5/19
Texas Frightmare Weekend is a film fest that provides fans with an unrivaled experience by celebrating all aspects of genre films. Texas Frightmare Weekend hosts celebrity appearances, autograph signings, screenings, exclusive parties and horror memorabilia vendors from all over the country. Learn more about this film fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Taste of Oak Cliff  - 5/4/19 - 5/4/19
Taste of Oak Cliff, OakCliffs’ food and drink festival, returns for its 2nd year serving up great food and music featuring over 50 restaurants and food trucks. This festival will take over several blocks in the heart of the neighborhood and turn them into the ultimate foodie experience . Learn more about this food fest here.

Dallas, TX
Music: Dallas International Guitar Festival - 5/3/19 - 5/5/19
The Dallas International Guitar Festival is 42 years old and the largest event of its kind. This is the premier guitar event of the year. Combining the world’s premier vintage guitar dealers and manufacturers together with collectors, celebrities and musicians. The festival has been a point of destination for guitar enthusiasts all over the world. Learn more about this guitar fest here.

Tyler, TX
Food/Drink: Red Dirt BBQ Fest - 5/4/19 - 5/4/19
Red Dirt BBQ Festival is the most premier and unique music and food experiences in Texas. The festival takes place on the brick streets of the downtown square in Tyler, featuring more than 20 of the most celebrated barbecue restaurants in Texas. Music happens for nearly 12 hours on two stages, with the main stage highlighting the biggest names in Texas and Red Dirt Music. Learn more about this BBQ fest here.

Decatur, TX
Culture: Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games - 5/10/19 - 5/12/19 The Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games is back for its 33rd anniversary. Learn about Scottish history, gaelic, children’s activities, highland games, celtic food, music, athletics & shopping! Learn more about this Scottish fest here.

Dallas, TX
Music: Homegrown Music and Art Festival -  5/13/19 - 5/13/19 Homegrown fest is Dallas’ first all local music and arts outdoor festival. Featuring 10 acts with ties to the state of Texas and performing many genres and styles of music on two stages, and art. The 10th Annual Homegrown Festival will once again fill vibrant downtown Dallas with music and art at Main Street Garden. Learn more about this music and arts fest here.

Grapevine, TX
Food/Drink: Grapevine Main Street Fest - 5/17/19 - 5/19/19
Grapevine Main Street Fest is a three-day family-friendly festival coincides with American Craft Brew Week and is one of the longest-running and most exciting annual events in North Texas. Guests can "Texperience" more than 75 craft brews from over 35 breweries across 15 states, boogie down to live music on three stages, sample delicious festival food and much more right in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine. Learn more about this fest here.

Richardson, TX
Music: Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival - 5/17/19 - 5/19/19 Wildflower! Arts and Music festival returns to Galatyn Park in Richardson, TX. This Arts & Music Festival not only offers a wild experience for your music loving soul, but also the chance to check out several other activities happening throughout the Festival weekend. From wild guitar art, to acrobatic skills, Wildflower! is sure to provide you with a new experience! Learn more about this arts and music fest here.

Ennis, TX
Culture: National Polka Festival - 5/24/19 - 5/26/19
The National Polka Festival in Ennis, Texas invites everyone to help celebrate 53 wonderful years of Czech heritage festivities. Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, the National Polka Festival offers an abundance of activities to be enjoyed by the entire family in a small city atmosphere. Learn more about this polka fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Dallas Margarita Meltdown - 5/26/19 - 5/26/19
Margarita Meltdown Dallas Festival returns. Sample the best restaurants and bars throughout the Dallas/Ft.Worth area all at one location. Competitors will concoct their finest margarita and offer samples, at the margarita competition inside the Dallas Farmers Market. Learn about this margarita fest here.

Addison, TX
Food/Drink: Taste Addison - 5/31/19 - 6/2/19 A celebration of food, music, and fun, Taste Addison, dishes out the best food and flavor with a healthy side of jam. A three-day menu of fun, Taste Addison delivers the tastiest eateries with the best music at Addison Circle Park. Learn more about this food fest here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - June 2019

Desoto, TX
Food/Drink: DeSoto Crawfish Festival - 6/1/19 - 6/1/19
Desto brings its own Crawfish Festival to the DFW. Enjoy tons of delicious spicy crawfish, great food, live music, vendors and games. Revel in the best blues and funk and enjoy the infectious rhythms. This will be a friendly, relaxed and fun community event. Learn more about this food fest here.

Dallas, TX
Film: Oak Cliff Film Festival - 6/6/1 - 6/9/19
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. Learn more about this film fest here.

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Taste of Dallas - 6/7/19 - 6/9/19
Taste of Dallas celebrates its 33rd year with dozens of interactive and engaging attractions and activities featuring over 200 chefs, restaurants, exhibitors, and sponsors. This Texas tradition is one of the largest and most anticipated events of the year, showcasing the best of what this larger than life city has to offer! Learn more about this food fest here.

Irving, TX
Culture:  Canal Fest - 6/8/19 - 6/8/19
Canal Fest is the City of Irving's signature cultural festival, bringing the music, food, art and dance of cultures from around the world to Irving. Set along the beautiful Mandalay Canal, this festival incorporates both water and land-based activities. Learn more about this fest here.

Dallas, TX
Theater: A-Kon - 6/27/19 - 6/29/19
Akon is longest continually running anime convention in North America. A-Kon started in the Dallas area in 1990 and continue to bring anime, manga, and Japanese culture to North Texas. Learn more about this anime convention here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - July 2019

Weatherford, TX
Food/Drink: Parker County Peach Festival - 7/13/18 - 7/13/18 The 35th Annual Parker County Peach Festival is shaping up to be one of the best in Weatherford, TX. You can expect over 200 Arts & Craft, Food and Activity vendors, and all things peach related. Along with the festival there is also the Annual Peach Pedal Bike Ride with over 2,000 cyclists. Learn more about this fest here.

Dallas, TX
Film: Asian Film Festival - 7/18/19 - 7/25/19
The Asian Film Festival of Dallas is 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. Learn more about this film fest here.

Longview, TX
Culture: Great Texas Balloon Race -  7/26/19 - 7/28/19
The Great Texas Balloon Race is a three day competition brought to the East Texas area. It's a world class event attracting the very best competitive pilots from across the United States and the world bringing the beauty and elegance of hot air balloons to Longview, TX. Learn more about this balloon fest here.

San Antonio, TX
Film: San Antonio Film Festival - 7/30/19 - 8/4/19
San Antonio Film Festival brings independent films and film industry professionals to San Antonio from across the nation and around the world, nurturing filmmakers of all ages and increasing appreciation of the arts through cinema for local audiences and guests to San Antonio. Learn more about this film fest here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - August 2019

Dallas, TX
Theater: AnimeFest - 8/16/19 - 8/19/19
Anime Fest brings animation, cinema, art, music, games, crafting, costume design, dance, and other forms of traditional and popular culture and art. Learn more about this anime fest here.

Bedford, TX
Food/Drink: Bedford Blues & BBQ - 8/30/19 - 9/1/19 The 11th annual Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival is back. Join the City of Bedford for three days full of savory and delicious barbecue, eclectic dancing, shopping, and a heavy dose of Blues music. Learn more about this food and music fest here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - September 2019

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: Dallas Chocolate Festival - 9/6/19 - 9/9/19
Chocolate lovers of all ages will experience the world of artisan chocolate! There will be sampling, shopping, demos, lectures a kids room. A full day of chocolate fun in Downtown Dallas with more than 50 chocolate experts. Learn more about this fest here.

Addison, TX
Food/Drink: Addison Oktoberfest - 9/19/19 - 9/22/19
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 our Marktplatz, music, and kid-friendly options like the carnival, midway games and much more. Learn more about this fest here.

Irving, TX
Culture: Irving Main Street Event - 9/20/19 - 9/21/19
This annual street festival in the heart of the Irving Heritage District celebrates the hometown feel of Irving with attractions for all ages. This event offers live music, the Manifolds on Main Street Car Show, free rides and activities for children, food and shopping. Learn more about this street fest here.

Plano, TX
Food: Plano Balloon Festival - 9/20/19 - 9/22/19
The Plano Balloon Festival is celebrating 40 years of ballooning. This festival offers something for everyone, live music entertainment, fireworks show, kids activities, sky divers, and an enormous variety of food, merchandise and handmade products; and of course the incredible hot air balloons. Learn more about this balloon fest here.

McKinney, TX
Food/Drink: McKinney Oktoberfest - 9/27/19 - 9/29/19
McKinney Oktoberfest brings an authentic German celebration with German bier and bites. This all free event brings wholesome entertainment for the whole family. Learn more about this German fest here

Dallas, TX
Food/Drink: State Fair of Texas - 9/27/19 - 10/20/19
At 24 consecutive days, the State Fair of Texas is the longest-running fair in the nation, as well as one of the largest. Through its rich and lengthy history, it remains evident that the State Fair serves not only as an annual celebration but as a unique destination that brings people from all walks of life together to create lifelong memories. Learn more about this fair here.

Lewisville, TX
Food/Drink: Lewisville Western Days Festival - 9/27/19 - 9/28/19 Lewisville Western Days festival offers two days of great family fun, five stages of live music and western-themed activities for the whole family. The festival kicks off with a parade and includes a tamale eating festival. Learn more about this fest here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - October 2019

Grapevine, TX
Film: Grapevine Film Festival - 10/4/19 - 10/5/19
The Grapevine Film Festival takes place in the heart of the cotton belt railroad district on downtown's Main Street, which is lined with world class restaurants, galleries and shops. A film festival unlike any other, GVFF is dedicated to bringing filmmakers and their films to this beautiful city as a celebration of artistic spirit. Learn more about this film fest here.

Muenster, TX
Food/Drink: Oktoberfest Muenster - 10/5/1 - 10/6/19
Muenster Oktoberfest is unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun. You’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events, a fun run, and the finest in German Style Entertainment. Learn more about this fest here.

Carrollton, TX
Culture: ArmeniaFest - 10/11/19 - 10/13/19
Armeniafest is an entertaining program of dance performances and sessions of shourchbar (circle dance) step instructions, a fun photo booth experience, children's arts and crafts, a church and exhibit tour, delicious offerings of food, baked goods, and coffee, baking demonstration, live music and other activities. Learn more about this fest here.

Hot Springs, AR
Film: Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival - 10/18/19 - 10/26/19
The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is a culturally diverse and intergenerational event. Now approaching its 28th year as the oldest all-documentary festival in North America and one of the longest running non-fiction festivals in the world. Learn more about this film fest here.

Lewisville, TX
Food/Drink: Best Little Brewfest in Texas - 10/19/19 - 10/19/19 The Best Little Brewfest in Texas exists to provide an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles while making a huge pact in the Community. 80+ breweries, and food trucks will be on site. Music from local bands on 2 stages, and many cool vendors will be on site for fun and interesting shopping. Learn more about this fest here.

Fort Worth, TX
Art: ArtsGoggle - 10/19/19 - 10/19/19
ArtsGoggle is unlike any event in Fort Worth, as it exclusively focuses on highlighting the work of local artists, musicians and performers of all mediums and experience levels. ArtsGoggle prides itself in hosting a casual, approachable and vibrant environment to appreciate art and learn about the talents within its own community. Learn more about this art fest here.

Austin, TX
Film: Austin Film Festival - 10/24/19 - 10/31/19
Austin Film Festival furthers the art and craft of storytelling by inspiring and championing the work of writers, filmmakers, and all artists who use written and visual language to tell a story. Learn more about this film fest

D-FW Festivals & Events - November 2019

Fort Worth, TX
Film: Lone Star Film Festival - 11/13/19 - 11/17/19
The 13th Annual Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square is the best interactive movie experience in Fort Worth, TX. Everything from panel discussions, parties, celebrities, to amazing films. Learn more about this film fest here.

D-FW Festivals & Events - December 2019