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Dates and times are not posted due to changes each year. Visit the websites for further information.


February

Mardi Gras Galveston, Texas  Five blocks of outdoor entertainment. Live music bands, parades, food, balcony parties, and more events!

March

Bluebonnet Flower Trails.  You can find the bluebonnet craze just by traveling along the major highways.  Blooming starts early March but if you want to get an actual account on visit http://www.wildflower.org/

Along Hwy 290 between Houston and Austin is a stretch from Chappell Hill to Brenham where the grassland is covered in a sea of bluebonnets.  

Along Hwy 6 between Hempstead and College Station is another popular site where travelers can snap a photo of the state flower. 

East Texas on Hwy 59 North is known for its wildlife beauty.  You can find the highway or trails full of these lovely beauties.

The Hill Country.  Where else is heaven on earth but in the Texas Hill Country.  Catch wild flowers of all types along with the bluebonnets and while there, don't forget to visit the Lady Bird Wildlife Center.


Texans are so ready to get back into the swing of being outdoors after the winter season. The Spring weather in Texas is at its best and festivals mark the start of such celebrations.











Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo.  The biggest celebration of rodeo and livestock shows is in Houston, Texas.  A sure crowd pleaser, with shows, rodeo fun, concerts, BBQ and a huge carnival. If you have never been, don't miss it:  http://www.rodeohouston.com/


​If you are an artist of any genre, you must experience South By Southwest,   An explosive week of talent fills stages, conference halls, and more.  Get the latest on technology, gaming, music, graphics, actors, bands, and more.  Follow me to Austin, Texas: http://sxsw.com/

If you like them craw-daddies, you will love the Kemah Crawfish Festival,  Packed with mudbugs, Cajun music, vendors, and kid-fun.  Don't miss out on this spicy side of life!


What does a dogwood, a market, a railroad, and live productions have to do with Palestine, Tx ?  It the Dogwood Trails Celebration making everyone happy!


April

51st Annual Bluebonnet Fest, Chappell Hill.  Bluebonnets galore, tours of the historical community, country-style food, music, crafts, childrens activities area and more to check out!

The biggest and most elaborate Strawberry Fest happens in Poteet, Tx,  Featured headliner bands include David Lee Garza, Johnny Lee and more. Come see gun slinging shows, exhibits, rodeo fun, artisan crafts, contests, Texas food favorites, and of course, strawberries!

Find beautifully handcrafted works exhibited at this massive show. The Woodlands Waterway Art Festival . 

Fiesta you say!, The Fiesta San Antonio Festival. Feel and experience the excitement!  Nuff said.

​May

Sam Houston Folk Festival, Huntsville, Tx .  History buffs or just a festival lover, this one is full of Texas heritage characters in costume, demonstrations of the pioneer days, cowboy poets, acts, and attractions to keep you entertained.


The Market Street Fine Arts Show, The Woodlands, Tx, Throughout the year find the unique art of crafting at this show held in The Woodlands, Market Street.  Talented artisans display their passion for art lovers. Find your jewel of appreciation here!

May-n-Ais Findings of Magnolia Tx 
Optic-lens inspired designs.
The Tin Armadillo
Sculptures of Tin-Cans.
Among the radiant colors splashed throughout the state of Texas during the Spring are the hues of violet blue.  An inspiration for artists but an incredible must-see for all travelers.  But don't miss other festivals and fun throughout the season.