Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Re-created 16th-century English village offers 21 stages of entertainment, jousting, falconry, music, 200-plus artists and craftspeople, games, rides and foods from around the world. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open Saturdays and Sundays, plus Memorial
Fort Worth Opera Festival
City: Fort Worth
Includes operas and ancillary events during three-straight weeks.
City: Corpus Christi
Includes Buc Days Golf Classic, Dunking of the Mayor, carnival, pro rodeo, barbecue
challenge and Music and Fire on the Bay.
Cinco de Mayo
City: San Marcos
Texans compete for the coveted State Menudo Champion title. Features exciting live music, arts &
crafts and a parade.
Western Heritage Classic
Preserves the heritage of the ranch cowboy. Features a parade, ranch rodeo, nightly dances and
Texas Crab Festival
City: Crystal Beach
Try tasty crab dishes, compete in crabs legs contest, and cheer on a canine in the Texas Crab Festival Weiner Dog Nationals.
35th Annual Strawberry Festival
Three-day family event features arts & crafts, carnival, barbecue cook-off, beauty
pageant and three entertainment stages.
Stagecoach Day Festival
This historic transportation festival is filled with arts & crafts booths, food vendors, live entertainment, domino tournaments, horseshoe throwing contest and classic car show.
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
City: Fort Worth
This annual PGA Tour event features the world's top golfers.
37th Annual Kerrville Folk Festival
Each year since 1972, more than 100 performers grace the stages.
Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair
Features more than 200 Texas artists, music, food and fun. www.tacef.org
National Polka Festival
Learn about Czechoslovakian traditions, religious customs, folk dances, tastes, sights and
77th Old Fiddlers Reunion & Contest
Stay until midnight and dance to the tunes of country-and-western swing and more at the