It’s that time of year when spring festivals are popping up across North Texas, and there are so many good ones to share!
SCARBOROUGH RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
April 7-May 28 (weekends) in Waxahachie. Go back in time with North Texas’ largest Renaissance festival, featuring food, entertainment, and fun for the entire family. Check out the festival’s website (link above) to see which weekends have a special theme (i.e. Celtic and Legends of the Sea).
DENTON ARTS AND JAZZ FEST
April 27-29 in Denton. The city’s biggest event of the year is a tradition for thousands of jazz and art lovers.
ART IN THE SQUARE
April 27-29 in Southlake. It’s the 19th year for this festival, which has “grown into one of the top small art shows in the nation.” Head to the Southlake Town Square to see art, live performances, and much more fun for the whole family.
April 28 in Euless. This free event is back, featuring fun for the whole family — including bounce houses, tree giveaways, a scavenger hunt, and food eating contests. Guests should being their own blankets and lawn chairs to watch live performances at the event being held at Midway Park. Performers include Graceland Ninjaz and School of Rock.
MIDLOTHIAN WINE AND ARTS FESTIVAL
April 28 in Midlothian. Head to downtown Midlothian for this free event, featuring live music, shopping, art and more. The Wine Walk from 4 to 8 p.m. costs $25.
April 28-29 in Fort Worth. This annual two-day music festival held by Fortress Presents and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth features over 20 bands — including Father John Misty, Rapsody, and Courtney Barnett. More than 9,000 people came to the first festival held last year, hailing from 33 different states.
AVANCE LATINO STREET FEST
April 29 in Dallas. The 2018 Latino Street Fest estimates more than 30,000 will head to Flora Street in the Dallas Arts District to celebrate the vibrant Latino culture in North Texas. There will be live performances, delicious food, and fun for the whole family.
May 3-6 in Fort Worth. This four-day family-friendly festival takes over 33 acres of Trinity Park in Fort Worth every May. About 200,000 people are expected to attend the festival, which features 58 hours of live music — aiming to raise money to enhance the Trinity River and surrounding areas.
HOMEGROWN MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL
May 12 in Dallas. The 9th annual HomeGrown Music and Arts Festival returns to downtown Dallas’ Main Street Garden Park, featuring performances by Explosions in the Sky, The Black Angels, Roky Erickson and more acts — all with ties to Texas.
WILDFLOWER! ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
May 18-20 in Richardson. Tickets are on sale now to one of the hottest music and arts festivals in North Texas! You can expect live performances by Kool & the Gang, Eve 6, Goo Goo Dolls, Jimmy Eat World, Lifehouse, Reckless Kelly, and other star-studded acts. Click the link above to get your tickets!
MAIN STREET FEST
May 18-20 in Grapevine. The 34th annual event returns to Grapevine’s infamous Main Street to celebrate American Craft Brew Week. The festival features more than 75 craft brews from 36 breweries across 15 states. There will be festival food, live music, and fun for all ages.
BIG TEXAS BEER FEST
March 30-31 in Dallas. This 7th annual beer festival is coming to the Fair Park Automobile Building at the end of March, featuring 120 breweries and more than 500 beers.