Texas is well known as a major industrial state but is also a state rich in terms of friendly barbecues. There are so many festivals one can attend and enjoy in every city of Texas. Great live music or good old Texan traditions can all be indulged in at any festival.
The first of the Festivals in Texas worth noting is The Western Days Festival that takes place in Lewisville. The best of Texas local country music performers will be live on stage throughout the two days. The festival offers great family entertainment including gun fight re-enactments and a spectacular Cattle Drive Parade. Be sure not to miss the annual World Tamale Eating Championship. There are plenty of activities for the children as well which include the Roller Roper attraction and the Boogie Woogie Train.
One of the best Texas Music Festivals available is The Burnet BBQ Cook-off and Music Festival because attendees get to sample some of the best barbecue in Texas. Almost 100 different teams serve up their best brisket and ribs lathered in mouthwatering top secret sauces. Don’t forget a tasty margarita to wash it down. Live music and barbecue are what Texas does best; make sure to get a taste of this winning combination at the two day event being held at the Burnet County Fairgrounds.
The Pecan Street Festival is one of the oldest in central Texas. It is a two day event held every spring and fall in downtown Austin. The first weekend of May and the last of September, Austin sees its streets filled with hundreds. Some of Austin’s finest musical artists perform live on three different stages while other activities, like a petting zoo,to amuse everyone.
Texas Festivals hold up to the saying that everything in Texas is bigger. When making plans to visit the Lone Star State, make sure to see what festival possibilities will be around.