WURSTFEST | New Braunfels | November 7-16

Wurstfest 2014

WURSTFEST, a unique celebration rich in German culture, takes place November 7-16 in New Braunfels, Texas. During the 10-day festival, you will find a variety of entertainment, food and fun on the Wurstfest Grounds in Landa Park and many special events throughout New Braunfels and Comal County. #Wurstfest #Austin #ATX

Wurstfest Grounds | Landa Park
120 Landa Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Sacred Springs Powwow | San Marcos, Texas | Oct 11

Sacred Springs Powwow 2014

A 32-foot tipi, archeological displays, White Shaman Panel lectures, screening of the award-winning film “Yakona,” and amazing dancers will be highlighted at the 2014 Sacred Springs Powwow that celebrates Native American culture. The powwow is set for Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 6 pm at The Meadows Center (formerly known as Aquarena Center) in San Marcos, Texas. #SanMarcosTX

The Meadows Center
(f.k.a. Aquarena Center)
201 San Marcos Springs Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
 

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg | October 3-5

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg 2014
Fredericksburg, Texas celebrates its German heritage at Oktoberfest, Oct. 3-5. The weekend includes four stages of continuous German music, a domino tournament, delicious food, a German beer tent, artisans, a children’s fun area and lots of family fun! #Oktoberfest #FredericksburgTX

Marketplatz
100 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
 

Texas Wendish Festival | Giddings, Texas | Sept 28

Image Credit: Texas Wendish Heritage Society

Image Credit: Texas Wendish Heritage Society

Join the Texas Wendish Heritage Society for its 26th Annual Texas Wendish Festival, Sunday, Sept 28.  Activities include live Czech music, children’s activities, competitions, sausage and sauerkraut making demonstrations, Wendish Easter egg decorating demonstrations, quilting, vintage machinery, food and more. The Texas Wendish Heritage Society preserves the history of the Texas Wends (or Sorbs), Slavic immigrants from Lusatia, an area in eastern Germany.  #GiddingsTX

Texas Wendish Heritage Museum | St. Paul Lutheran Church
1011 County Road 212
Giddings, TX 78942
 

Sherwood Celtic Music Festival | Sept 20-21 and Sept 27-28

Sherwood Celtic Music Festival 2014

Celebrate Celtic music, history and heritage at the Sherwood Celtic Music Festival, Sept 20-21 and Sept 27-28, from 10 am to dusk (rain or shine) at Sherwood Forest Faire (35 miles east of Austin). Enjoy Celtic-influenced music (traditional and modern), Highland Games, arts and crafts, dancing competitions, bagpipe competitions, an archery contest and more.  Admission.

Sherwood Forest Faire
1883 Old Hwy. 20
McDade, TX 78650
 

Texas Folklife Festival | San Antonio | June 7-8

Texas Folklife Festival 2014

Texas Folklife Festival, the biggest cultural celebration in Texas, showcases the Lone Star State’s diversity and rich heritage through a wide variety of delicious cuisines, music, traditional dances, and arts and crafts. More than 40 unique cultural groups are represented at this annual festival. The 43rd Annual Texas Folklife Festival takes place June 7-8, 2014, at the Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio.

Institute of Texan Cultures
UTSA HemisFair Park Campus
801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78205
 
 

Fiesta® San Antonio | April 10-27

Photo Credit: Fiesta® San Antonio Commission/ ©Photos by Jonathan Alonzo Photography

Photo Credit: Fiesta® San Antonio Commission/
©Photos by Jonathan Alonzo Photography

Fiesta® San Antonio is one of the biggest festivals in the United States and takes place each April to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. Today more than 100 events showcase San Antonio’s rich multicultural heritage. With parades, festivals, exhibits, athletic activities, music and delicious foods and beverages, there is something for every taste and every age. Visit the Alamo City for the 123rd annual Fiesta© San Antonio, April 10-27. #SanAntonio #FiestaSA