It’s a beautiful time in Texas and fall festivals are popping up all over our area. Round up the family and spend a day or two at any one of these truly Texan events.
The magnificent Texas Renaissance Festival opens this coming weekend and runs each weekend thereafter through November 25. If you’ve never spent a day here, you’re missing out on the biggest and best Renaissance festival in the country. Dress up in Victorian-era costumes and watch the live jousting matches, theater performances, and strolling minstrels. The food and atmosphere are unmatched, and with the fairgrounds so close by in Montgomery, it’s a must-do for this fall!
The annual Real Life Real Music Festival will be held on October 6 at Bernhardt Winery in Montgomery. Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy the delicious Texas wines while listening to some of Texas country music’s best performers, including year’s headliner, Sean McConnell. Tickets are just $20 in advance or $25 at the gate. Invite your friends and family to relax and take in the sunset on the beautiful vineyard!
The Katy Rice Harvest Festival has been celebrated in historic Katy since 1981. Over the past 37 years, the festival has evolved into a family-friendly 3-day event packed with arts and crafts vendors, live local musicians and of course, the carnival. Join the fun for free on Friday, October 12 with an Oktoberfest celebration including a beer garden, food trucks and live music. The festival will be in full swing all day Saturday and Sunday with face painting, pony rides, carnival foods, games and more. Plus, you’ll get a walking tour of downtown Katy. Admission is only $5 for adults and kids 12 and under are free.
The Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival will also take place the second weekend in October. In the heart of downtown Conroe, for the 29thyear, festival-goers will enjoy three stages of live music, local food and craft vendors with a Cajun flair, and special children’s activities. Don’t miss the Pageant events to see who will be crowned Mr. and Miss Catfish! Festival events run Friday night through Sunday evening.