Enjoy the 2014 Memorial Day Weekend in Central Texas
Whether you are in the mood for music, great food, exercising, raising money for charities, swimming, parades, patriotic concerts, or just hanging out, Superior Foundation Repair has you covered with our list of 13 ways to spend your Memorial Day Weekend in Central Texas. We’ve scoured the internet for the best and most family friendly events taking place this Memorial Day Weekend and put them together. Feel free to browse the map and read about the event details below. You can filter by category or county below. We hope you have a safe weekend and enjoy this unofficial start to summer.
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Memorial Day in Luckenbach – Luckenbach, Texas
Details: Luckenbach, Texas will be hosting several concerts and an Ice Cream Social over the Memorial Day Weekend. On Friday Wade Bowen and the Roosevelts will be performing. On Saturday night come out for a Don Williams Tribute with Thomas Michael Riley. Sunday, bring the kids for an Ice Cream Social from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Kids 12 and under are free to all 3 events.
Site: Memorial Day in Luckenbach
Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival 2014 – Fredericksburg, Texas
Details: The Fredricksburg Crawfish Festival is back for Memorial Day weekend in 2014. Enjoy Crawfish and other Cajun food, Zydeco and Country music, unique activities, and fun for the whole family. From Friday evening through Monday afternoon music, food and a carnival are planned. Friday’s headliner is Jody Nex and the Texas Cowboys, and on Saturday, Texas Country Star, Cory Morrow will take the stage. As always, you could always head on over to Luckenbach if those performers aren’t your cup of tea.
Site: Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival 2014
11th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Sun City Texas – Georgetown, Texas
Details: Georgetown will honor our fallen soldiers with concerts by the 36th Infantry Division Band of the Texas Army National Guard on Sunday at 7 p.m. The second concert will be at their annual ceremony on Monday at 9:30 a.m. which features Texas senator Dr. Charles Schwertner as the guest speaker and a fly over to be performed by a formation flying team from the Lone Star State.
Site: 11th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Sun City Texas
Carry the Load – Austin Memorial March 2014 – Burnet, Texas
Details: Carry the Load, is an organization dedicated to honoring our country’s fallen as well as active service men and women. Participants in the Austin Memorial March are encouraged to carry backpacks on this 20.14 mile march through the Texas Hill Country. Before the march begins, DPS will be demonstrating their capabilities with a simulated iterdiction of a narcotics smuggling operation. While there is no dedicated childcare area, there will be food, beverages, music and children’s activities available at the base camp throughout the day.
Live Oak’s Memorial Day Parade & Summer Splash – Live Oak, Texas
Details: Live Oak, Texas has two events scheduled for the Memorial Day weekend. A parade on Saturday will end with a short ceremony honoring veterans and those who have given their life in service. Refreshments will be provided during the ceremony. On Monday, summer officially arrives with the Summer Splash Party at the opening of the Live Oak community pool. The Party starts at 3 and is expected to be sold out shortly thereafter. In addition to cooling off poolside Summer Splash features refreshments, music, and prizes.
Site: Live Oak’s Memorial Day Parade & Summer Splash
2014 Kerrville Folk Festival – Kerrville, Texas
Details: Memorial Day in Kerrvile means folk music and fun for the whole family. This 2.5 week festival will kickoff on Thursday evening and get into full swing on Friday with Brother Sun, Tish Hinojosa, Judy Collins, and Baskery scheduled to perform. On Saturday notable performers include Tom Prasada-Rao, Butch Morgan, and Eric Schwartz among others. A full program is available on the official website. For the kids there will be activities, arts and crafts, and music in the “Kids-Ville” area of the festival.
Site: 2014 Kerrville Folk Festival
Autism Speaks 8k Run & 1k Fun Run – Austin, Texas
Details: Help raise money for autism research at the Autism 8k on Sunday May 25th. This 8k is back for the second year after being named the “Best new Running Race in 2013” in Austin by the Austin-American Statesman. There will be prizes for the winners in each division as well as medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers. In addition a 1k, kids Fun Run is also scheduled. All proceeds will go towards Autism research.
Site: Autism Speaks 8k Run & 1k Fun Run
45th Annual Fiesta Amistad – Round Rock, Texas
Details: Fiesta Amistad is back again in 2014. Round Rock’s 45th annual Memorial Day Fiesta Amistad features music, entertainment, food, arts & crafts, and family activities. Also back for its 4th year is the El Amistad Car Show on Saturday. Children 12 and under receive free admission to all the festivities.
Site: 45th Annual Fiesta Amistad
RAM PRCA 31st ANNUAL PRO RODEO 7th Annual “Get Your Cook-On” Cook-Off – Bandera, Texas
Details: Bandera welcomes the RAM PRCA 31st Annual Pro Rodeo back to town on Memorial Day weekend. The town goes all out for rodeo attendees and this year will continue that tradition with the 7th installment of the “Get Your Cook-On” Cook-Off, a trail ride, and a Memorial Day Parade. Children can participate in mutton bustin’, stickhorse races, or a calf scramble in addition to other kid friendly activities.
Site: RAM PRCA 31st ANNUAL PRO RODEO 7th Annual “Get Your Cook-On” Cook-Off
4th Annual American Hero 25k Relay – San Antonio, Texas
Details: For the fourth year in a row the American Hero 25k Relay will take place in San Antonio. This race, sanctioned by USA Track and Field, will feature cash prizes for best time in each adult division as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals. It appears that there will be entertainment as well, but please contact the event organizers to confirm.
Site: 4th Annual American Hero 25k Relay
Whitewater Amphitheater – Memorial Day Weekend Concerts – New Braunfels, Texas
Details: Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels is quickly becoming one of the premier locations for concerts in Central Texas. This year’s Memorial Day Weekend line up includes the Josh Abbot Band, Roger Creager, William Clark Green and The Wind and the Wave on Saturday evening. Sunday, local favorites, the “Spazmatics” take the stage for their usual antics. For tickets visit the Whitewater website listed below.
Site: Whitewater Amphitheater – Memorial Day Weekend Concerts
Life Time Tri CapTex – Austin, Texas
Details: The Life Time Cap Tri Cap Tex race is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend in Austin, Texas. The event will take place in Austin starting with a free expo on Sunday at the Palmer Events Center. On Monday at the Palmer Events Center, the Finish Festival is where athletes and spectators mingle before, during, and after the race.
Site: Life Time Tri CapTex
4th Annual Blue Bell/Bluegrass Classic Car Show & Festival – Llano, Texas
Details: Llano’s 4th annual Blue Bell & Bluegrass festival returns on Memorial Day Weekend. Llano’s festival features great music from Bluegrass bands, a classic car show, and free Blue Bell Ice Cream on Saturday. Additionally there will be food and activities for the entire family.
Site: Blue Bell/Bluegrass Classic Car Show
RETURN of the Chili Queens Memorial Day Weekend Celebration – San Antonio, Texas
Details: The City of San Antonio presents the Return of the Chili Queens. The air force’s Band of the West will perform a patriotic concert, additionally there will be live music, vendors, shopping, and chili at this celebration.
Site: RETURN of the Chili Queens