Bandera, Texas and the surrounding towns and cities have some of the best festivals around. Listen to local music, look at chalk art, eat good food and more! Check out our list of the best upcoming festivals near Bandera, Texas down below.
Celebrate summer on the banks of the Medina River by attending this awesome water festival. You can participate in a watermelon eating contest, slide on slip ‘n' slides, attend a car show and eat food from booths.
Address: 1102 Maple St, Bandera, TX Cost: $5 for kids, $10 for adults Pet-friendly: Yes
Participate in National Tequila Day by attending this festival. Engorge yourself on tacos, tequila and beer. Participate in activities like face painting, games, contests and listening to live music. You can also get a helicopter ride.
Address: 905 Old San Antonio Road, Fredericksburg, TX Cost: $10 to $50 Pet-friendly: Yes, but must be leashed
Listen and dance to Cajun music while enjoying gumbo from the "Great Gumbo Cook-off" at the Medina Lake Cajun Festival. You'll be able to enjoy food like crawfish pies, fried fish and shrimp and bread pudding.
Address: 11225 PR 37, Lakehills, TX 78063 Cost: $15 to $500 Pet-friendly: No
Benefiting the Schreiner University's Visual Arts Department, the Kerrville Chalk Festival is a great way to get outdoors and look at gorgeous chalk art from over 65 artists. There is a place for children to draw, too. Musician Brent Ryan will be performing, and you can buy something from food trucks like Hands Off My Funnel Cake! and Buzzie's BBQ.
Address: 700 Water St, Kerrville, TX 78028 Free: Yes Pet-friendly: No, only service animals with paperwork.
Look at the results of the Sewing Competition, Fiber Arts Entries and Photo Contest at this celebration of the fiber produced by Texas. Meet various vendors like Euphoria Knits, Great American Alpacas and Louisiana Yarn Guys.