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Central Texas

Celebrate Independence Day 2015 around Austin, San Antonio, and Central Texas

It’s time again for our annual roundup of holiday events. This years list of Central Texas’ Fourth of July celebrations is our biggest list ever. We’ve compiled a list of 45 places to celebrate our nation’s independence in and around Central Texas. Use the buttons below the map to filter based on proximity to Austin or San Antonio or by events that have fireworks, a parade, or music. Alternatively you can filter the events by county as well. Just click on the corresponding filter and the list will only show those events which match your selection (only one selection at a time). We hope you find this list useful in planning a safe and fun outing for you and your family or friends. As always, keep Central Texas roadways safe and always use a designated driver.

Central Texas Independence Day Event Map

In the map below events marked with a small red icon are smaller celebrations which feature only 5 or fewer activities, while events marked with a blue icon feature six or more different activites to enjoy. You can read about the events by either clicking through the map below, or sorting through the events in list which follows.

Central Texas Independence Day Event List

  1. Fredericksburg Fourth of July Parade – Fredricksburg, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Patriotic Music, Chili Cook-Off
    Website: http://fbgparade.org/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 08:30

  2. New Braunfels’ July Fourth Spectacular – New Braunfels, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Live Music, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.nbtexas.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=5031&month=7&year=2014&day=4&calType=0
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 18:30

  3. Johnson City’s Spangle Dangle – Johnson City, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Beauty Pageant, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.spangledangle.com/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 05:15

  4. Lago Vista 4th of July Celebration – Lago Vista, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Fun Run
    Website: http://lagovistajuly4.org/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 07:30

  5. Cedar Park 4th of July Parade and Celebration – Cedar Park, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.cedarparktexas.gov/index.aspx?page=446
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  6. 2015 Forth of July Celebration in Comfort, Texas – Comfort, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Barbecue
    Website: http://www.comfortchamber.com/events/4th-of-july/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  7. Kingsland’s 46th Annual Aqua Boom – Kingsland, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Beauty Pageant, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music, Barbecue, Swimming
    Website: http://www.kingslandchamber.org/aqua-boom-events-schedule.html
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 07:30

  8. H-E-B All American 4th of July Family Fun Fest – Temple, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.ci.temple.tx.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=13501&month=7&year=2015&day=4&calType=0
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 16:00

  9. San Antonio Road Runners’ Freedom Day 4-Miler – 5223 David Edwards Drive San Antonio, TX 78233

    Activities: Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Fun Run
    Website: http://www.saroadrunners.com/content.aspx?page_id=87&club_id=736866&item_id=350053
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 07:30

  10. Spicewood 4th of July Parade – Spicewood, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Kids Activities, Free Hot Dogs and Refreshments
    Website: http://www.spicewoodlions.com/event-1946697
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 09:00

  11. Lockhart’s July 4th Extravaganza – Lockhart, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Swimming, Fishing
    Website: http://www.lockhartchamber.com/pages/July4thExtravaganza/
    Event Start: July 03, 2015 – 10:00

  12. Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival – Bee Caves, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Carnival, Live Music, Arts & Crafts
    Website: http://www.hillcountryfest.com/frequently-asked-questions/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 16:00

  13. San Marcos’ SummerFest – Independence Day Celebration – San Marcos, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Website: http://www.toursanmarcos.com/events/outdoors/summerfest.html
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 18:00

  14. Wimberley’s July Jubilee – Wimberley, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts, Rodeo
    Website: http://www.wimberley.org/events/9-wimberley-s-july-jubilee
    Event Start: July 03, 2015 – 10:00

  15. Seguin’s 46th Annual Freedom Fiesta – Seguin, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Website: http://www.freedomfiesta.com/
    Event Start: July 03, 2015 – 18:00

  16. Seguin’s 4th of July Celebrations – Seguin, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks
    Website: http://www.seguintexas.gov/events/4th_of_july_celebrations/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 09:00

  17. Elgin’s Push, Pedal and Pull People’s Patriotic Parade – Elgin, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities
    Website: http://www.elgintx.com/pdfs/PARD%20pdfs/4th%20of%20july.pdf
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  18. Pflugerville Pfirecracker Pfestival – Pflugerville, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Kayaking
    Website: http://www.pflugervilletx.gov/index.aspx?NID=1141
    Event Start: July 03, 2015 – 15:00

  19. Junction’s Freedom Celebration – Junction, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Live Music
    Website: http://www.junctiontexas.net/pdf/2015JULY4THFLYER%20rs.pdf
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  20. Belton’s 4th of July Celebration and PRCA Rodeo – Belton, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Carnival, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Barbecue, Rodeo
    Website: http://www.rodeobelton.com/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  21. Amos Lee and David Gray on July 4th at Whitewater Amphitheater – 11860 FM 306 New Braunfels, TX 78132

    Activities: Food and Drink Vendors, Live Music
    Website: http://www.whitewaterrocks.com/event/802877-amos-lee-david-gray-new-braunfels/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 19:00

  22. The City of San Antonio’s official July Fourth Celebration – 1103 Cincinnati Ave San Antonio, TX 78201

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.saparksfoundation.org/fourth_of_july.html
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 09:00

  23. Schertz Jubilee – Schertz, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Beauty Pageant, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Barbecue, Fun Run
    Website: http://visitschertz.com/annual-event/jubilee-2014/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 08:00

  24. H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks – 800 W Riverside Dr Austin, TX 78704

    Activities: Fireworks, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.austinsymphony.org/events/h-e-b-austin-symphony-july-4th-concert-fireworks/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 20:30

  25. 4th of July Chili Cook Off at Becker Vineyards – Stonewall, Texas

    Activities: Live Music, Chili Cook-Off, Wine Tasting
    Website: http://www.beckervineyards.com/news/post/4th-of-july-chili-cook-off-at-becker-vineyards
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  26. Llano’s Rock’n Riverfest – Llano, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Swimming, Jet Ski Races
    Website: http://llanochamber.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=686
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  27. Robert Earl Keen’s 4th on the River – Kerrville, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Website: http://www.kerrvilles4th.org/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 11:00

  28. SERTOMA’s 30th Annual 4th of July in San Gabriel Park – Georgetown, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Petting Zoo
    Website: http://www.georgetownsertoma.org/4thofjuly.htm
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 11:00

  29. July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration – Round Rock, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Patriotic Music, Pepper Eating Contest
    Website: http://www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/special-events/july-fourth-frontier-days-celebration/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  30. Leon Valley’s 4th of July Celebration – Leon Valley, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Fun Run, Tamale Eating Contest
    Website: http://www.leonvalley4thofjuly.us/home.html
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 07:00

  31. Boerne’s 4th of July Celebration Bash – Boerne, TX

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/444312392396688/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 12:00

  32. 24th Annual Bastrop Patriotic Festival – Bastrop, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music, Art Walk
    Website: http://business.bastropchamber.com/events/details/bastrop-patriotic-festival-6427
    Event Start: July 03, 2015 – 16:00

  33. 43rd Annual Northwest Hills Fourth of July Parade – 7005 Northledge Dr Austin, TX 78731

    Activities: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts
    Website: http://nwaca.org/portfolio-view/2013-fourth-of-july-parade/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 09:00

  34. Folk of July Fest – 1308 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702

    Activities: Live Music
    Website: http://eyeinthesky.org/folkofjuly/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 18:00

  35. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic – 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd Austin, TX 78617

    Activities: Food and Drink Vendors, Live Music
    Website: http://www.circuitoftheamericas.com/willie
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 12:00

  36. Taylor’s Fireworks Display July 4th – Taylor, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks
    Website: http://taylortx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=2540&month=7&year=2015&day=4&calType=0
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 20:30

  37. Lakeway’s 4th of July Celebration – Lakeway, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.lakeway-tx.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=676
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 08:30

  38. Liberty Fest – Leander, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts
    Website: http://www.leandertx.gov/parksrec/page/liberty-fest
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 18:00

  39. 4th of July Community Event – Kyle, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Patriotic Music
    Website: http://www.hayscisd.net/index.cfm
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 19:00

  40. Red, White, and Buda – Buda, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts
    Website: http://budachambertx.com/chamberevent/red-white-buda/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 09:00

  41. Bob Schneider’s 4th of July Bash – 12225 Highway 290 West, Austin, TX 78737

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Live Music
    Website: http://nuttybrown.com/bob-schneiders-4th-of-july-bash
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 19:30

  42. Fourth of July Celebration – Driftwood, Texas

    Activities: Live Music, Barbecue, Wine Tasting
    Website: http://duchmanwinery.com/calendar/#action=calp_agenda&calp_item_id=120
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 11:00

  43. The 10th Annual City of West Lake Hills July 4th Parade – West Lake Hills, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts
    Website: http://business.westlakechamber.com/events/details/city-of-west-lake-hills-4th-of-july-parade-celebration-986
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 08:30

  44. The Wells Branch 4thFest – Wells Branch, Texas

    Activities: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Swimming
    Website: http://www.wellsbranchmud.com/special_events/4th-fest.html
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 10:00

  45. 10th Annual Wilkins Family Live Free & Fly – Luckenbach, Texas

    Activities: Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Silent Auction
    Website: http://www.luckenbachtexas.com/
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 13:00

  46. Fort Hood DFMWR Independence Day Celebration 2015 – Killeen, Texas

    Activities: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Live Music
    Website: http://hoodmwr.com/4july/index.html
    Event Start: July 04, 2015 – 17:00

Austin and San Antonio, Independence Day 2014 Celebrations, Events, and Festivals

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Each year Superior Foundation Repair compiles a list of the top events and celebrations happening in the Central Texas region. There are multiple ways to browse the events listed in our post. Browse our map and click on a marker to find out more information about the event. Alternatively, below the map, you can sort the events by county, proximity to Austin or San Antonio, or several other options that refer to activities the events have planned for their celebration. This year we’ve found 30 celebrations which we would like to attend ourselves and we’re sharing them with you. We’d like to remind everyone to be responsible this July 4th and have a great time celebrating our nation’s birthday.

A Map of 30 Central Texas Celebrations this Friday July 4, 2014

Sort through Our List of 30 July 4th Events Near Austin and San Antonio

  1. July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration 2014 – Round Rock, TX

    Details: A full day of Independence Day activities is on tap for Round Rock, Texas’ 2014 celebration. Activities kick off at 8 a.m. and include a parade, kids activities, carnival rides, a stunt show, a cowboy singalong, square dancing, pig races, patriotic music, pepper eating contest, rubber duck race, free watermelons at 7 p.m., a skydiver, fireworks, and a showing of Despicable Me 2 in the park after the fireworks show.
    Site: July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration 2014

  2. Kerrville’s 4th on the River – Kerville, Texas

    Details: Rober Earl Keen is headlining Kerrville’s 4th on the River celebration this year. For other acts are lined up to play as well, and the gates open at 11 a.m. with the live music kicking off at 4 p.m. This event is FREE and will feature vendors, food booths and children’s activities in addition to the music. At 9:30 the spectacular fireworks show begins.
    Site: Kerrville’s 4th on the River

  3. SERTOMA’s 30th Annual 4th of July in San Gabriel Park – Georgetwon, Texas

    Details: Georgetown, Texas celebrates the Fourth of July with a parade, live entertainment, arts & crafts, food and drinks (non-alcoholic), kids games and activities, a petting zoo, give-aways and a fireworks show. The celebration begins at 11 a.m. and is expected to end around 10 p.m.
    Site: SERTOMA’s 30th Annual 4th of July in San Gabriel Park

  4. Pflugerville’s Pfirecracker Pfestival – Pflugerville, Texas

    Details: Pflugerville’s annual festival is a well organized, family friendly event featuring, kids activities, two stages with live music, food and drink vendors, fireworks and more. The city will be offering a free shuttle service with over 30 busses running continuously. If you prefer watching the show from the lake watercraft will be available for rental.
    Site: Pflugerville’s Pfirecracker Pfestival

  5. July 4th Freedom Celebrations – Comfort, Texas

    Details: Stoney LaRue will be playing at Comfort’s 2014 Independence Day Celebration. Support will be provided by the Tyler McCumber Band with a fireworks display that kicks off after the opening concert.
    Site: July 4th Freedom Celebrations

  6. Belton’s 4th of July Celebration and PRCA Rodeo – Belton, Texas

    Details: Belton’s annual PRCA Rodeo will be taking place from July 2nd-5th. In addition to traditional rodeo events and childrens activities, guests can look forward to carnival fun throughout the 4 days, a Kick Off Bar-B-Q on the 2nd, a western gift show on the 3rd, as well as a parade, festival, and fireworks show on the 4th.
    Site: Belton’s 4th of July Celebration and PRCA Rodeo

  7. Whitewater Amphitheater’s July 4th Weekend Concerts – New Braunfels, Texas

    Details: Whitewater Amphitheater has quickly become one of the premier concert venues in Central Texas. This year’s holiday weekend features 3 separate nights of country music from nationally known artists. Thursday Grammy Award winner Jennifer Nettles will be performing preceded by singer-songwriter Brandy Clark. On Independence Day Chase Rice will open for the Eli Young Band. Saturday’s lineup starts with Jonny Burke followed by Jerry Jeff Walker with the Turnpike Troubadors headlining the show. Tickets for each concert are available via the whitewater homepage listed below.
    Site: Whitewater Amphitheater’s July 4th Weekend Concerts

  8. San Antonio’s official July Fourth Celebration – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: Head over to Woodlawn Lake Park this July 4th for San Antonio’s annual celebration. This family oriented event features a 2k Firecracker Family Fun Run, live music, military appreciation zone, kids activities, food and drink vendors,
    Site: San Antonio’s official July Fourth Celebration

  9. Schertz Jubilee – Schertz, Texas

    Details: One of Central Texas largest July 4th festivals takes place in Schertz, Texas. The Schertz Jubilee has been an annual tradition in Central Texas since 1975. Featuring live music, a parade, a 5k fun run, a BBQ cook-off, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, fun activites for the whole family, a carnival and a fireworks show that is guaranteed to go down regardless of weather conditions.
    Site: Schertz Jubilee

  10. 38th Annual Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks – Austin, Texas

    Details: Austin’s annual patriotic concert and fireworks show, is being relocated this year due to ongoing renovations at Auditorium Shores. This year’s celebration will take place at the Circuit of the Americas. The celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. and is slated to feature interactive games and contests for the whole family. A patriotic concert performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra will precede an incredible fireworks extravaganza.
    Site: 38th Annual Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

  11. 4th of July Chili Cook Off at Becker Vineyards – 464 Becker Farms Road, Stonewall, Texas 78671

    Details: Live Music, Chili Cook-Off, Wine Tasting
    Site: 4th of July Chili Cook Off at Becker Vineyards

  12. Llano Rock’n River Fest – 101 W. Grayson St., Llano, TX 78643

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Kids Activities, Live Music, Barbecue
    Site: Llano Rock’n River Fest

  13. Wimberley’s July Jubilee – Wimberly, Texas

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Arts & Crafts, Rodeo
    Site: Wimberley’s July Jubilee

  14. Seguin’s Freedom Fiesta – Seguin, Texas

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Site: Seguin’s Freedom Fiesta

  15. Elgin’s 4th of July Festivities – Elgin, Texas

    Details: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Sidewalk Art Contest
    Site: Elgin’s 4th of July Festivities

  16. Fourth of July Family Fun Fest – 1919 N. 1st Street Temple, TX 76501

    Details: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Site: Fourth of July Family Fun Fest

  17. SARR Freedom Day 4-Miler – 5223 David Edwards Drive San Antonio, TX 78233

    Details: Food and Drink Vendors, Fun Run
    Site: SARR Freedom Day 4-Miler

  18. Spicewood’s 4th of July Parade – Spicewood, Texas

    Details: Parade, Food and Drink Vendors
    Site: Spicewood’s 4th of July Parade

  19. July 4th Extravaganza – Lockhart, Texas

    Details: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Fishing
    Site: July 4th Extravaganza

  20. Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival – 12700 Hill Country Blvd. Ste. T-100 Bee Cave, TX 78738

    Details: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Carnival, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Barbecue
    Site: Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival

  21. SummerFest San Marcos – 206 North CM Allen Parkway San Marcos, TX 78666

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Site: SummerFest San Marcos

  22. Cedar Park’s 4th of July Parade & Celebration – 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park, Texas 78613

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Carnival, Live Music
    Site: Cedar Park’s 4th of July Parade & Celebration

  23. Taylor’s Annual Fourth of July Festival – Taylor, Texas

    Details: Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts
    Site: Taylor’s Annual Fourth of July Festival

  24. 2014 Aqua Boom – Kingsland, TX 78639

    Details: Parade, Beauty Pageant, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music, Chili Cook-Off, Barbecue, Swimming, Steak Cook-Off
    Site: 2014 Aqua Boom

  25. Fredricksburg’s 4th of July Events – Fredricksburg, Texas

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts, Patriotic Music, Chili Cook-Off, Wine Tasting, Kite Festival
    Site: Fredricksburg’s 4th of July Events

  26. New Braunfels’ July 4th Spectacular – Landa Park New Braunfels, TX 78130

    Details: Fireworks, Live Music
    Site: New Braunfels’ July 4th Spectacular

  27. Spangle Dangle 2014 – Johnson City, Texas

    Details: Parade, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts
    Site: Spangle Dangle 2014

  28. New Braunfels’ 4th of July Parade – New Braunfels, Texas 78130

    Details: Parade
    Site: New Braunfels’ 4th of July Parade

  29. Lago Vista 4th of July Celebration – Lago Vista, Texas

    Details: Parade, Beauty Pageant, Fireworks, Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Arts & Crafts
    Site: Lago Vista 4th of July Celebration

  30. 4th of July “Live Free & Fly” – Luckenbach, Texas

    Details: Food and Drink Vendors, Kids Activities, Live Music
    Site: 4th of July “Live Free & Fly”

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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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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.
    Site: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1055969%20%20

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Central Texas

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of the summer holiday season, and, it’s the official way that we honor those who sacrificed their lives in defense of our freedom. We’ve done the research and come up with 31 different ceremonies, concerts, festivals, and events going on throughout Central Texas for Memorial Day Weekend 2013. Whether it’s a parade for the kids, music for yourself and friends, or great food you are looking for, then look no further. This year we are featuring multiple ways to view the list: by category, by county, or visually via the embedded map below. We hope you enjoy browsing through the events and find something fun to do. As always, we remind you to drive safely and always use a designated driver if you plan on drinking. Superior Foundation Repair wishes you a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend!

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  1. Luckenbach Birthday Celebration – Luckenbach, Texas

    Details: Luckenbach’s Memorial Day celebrations coincide with its birthday. Start the weekend off with Clay McClinton on Saturday at 1 P.M. Entrance is free! Saturday night Charlie Robinson will take the stage at 8 o’ clock. On Sunday night Austin’s own Bob Schneider will take the stage with his band “Bluegrass Massacre”.
    Email: booking@luckenbachtexas.com
    Site: http://www.luckenbachtexas.com/
    More Info: http://holdmyticket.com/event/119545/hideBack/y
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 1:00 PM

  2. Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival – Fredericksburg, Texas

    Details: Fredericksburg’s annual crawfish festival returns on Memorial Day weekend 2013. In addition to all the crawfish you can get your hands on, there will be live music from country, cajun, and zydeco artists headlined by Bart Crow.
    Email: crawfish@signalfredericksburg.com
    Site: http://secure.lenos.com/lenos/signal/CrawfishFestival/home.htm
    More Info: http://signalfredericksburg.com/
    Day: May 24, 2013
    Time: 6:00 PM

  3. 10th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Sun City Texas – Georgetown, Texas

    Details: Georgetown will be honoring those who sacrificed their lives in defense of the nation with its annual ceremony at the Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza. This one hour ceremony will feature the 36th Infantry division band from Camp Mabry in Austin. Seating is provided, but guests are allowed to bring their own seating arrangements as well.
    Email: Krystal.wilson@sctexas.org
    Site: https://www.sctxca.org/suncity/calendar/community-events/events/event_0097.html?uri=/calendar/community-events/index.jsp&view=null&month=null&year=null
    More Info: https://www.sctxca.org/
    Day: May 27, 2013
    Time: 9:30 AM

  4. Carry the Load – Burnet, Texas

    Details: Carry the load is an organization dedicated to raising money for veterans, active duty service members, law enforcement, firefighters and their families. The event encourages participants to push the limits that we, as humans, impose on ourselves. There will be military and police domonstrations, as well as vendors and live music.
    Email: contact@carrytheload.org
    Site: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1055969%20%20
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/carrytheload
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 9:00 AM

  5. Memorial Day Parade and Shin Dig – Live Oak, Texas

    Details: Live Oak will be kicking off summer with a Memorial Day Parade starting at 10 a.m., which ends at a good, old fashioned shin dig featuring live music, food, and craft vendors. On Memorial Day the community pool will open to the public with a celebration called “Summer Splash”.
    Email: cweese@liveoaktx.net
    Site: http://www.liveoaktx.net/display_main.php?pg=recreation_parks
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/pages/City-of-Live-Oak-Texas/198757133545139?sk=wall
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 10:00 AM

  6. 2013 Kerrville Folk Festival – Kerrville, Texas

    Details: The 2013 Kerrville Folk Festival gets back in full swing on Thursday May 23rd with a full schedule of music on tap for the afternoon and evening. Highlights from the first 5 days include Gary Nunn (Thursday), (Dirty River Boys (Friday), Jimmy LaFave (Saturday), Hayes Carll (Sunday) and Kelly Willis & Bruce Robinson (Sunday). Ticket prices Thursday-Saturday range from $30-$40 a piece.
    Email: info@kerrville-music.com
    Site: http://www.kerrville-music.com/
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/kerrvillefolkfestival
    Day: May 23, 2013
    Time: 1:00 PM

  7. Autism Speaks 8k – Austin, Texas

    Details: Come out and support Autism Speaks on the Memorial Day 8K. All proceeds go to benefit Autism research, prevention, treatments, and increasing awareness. Not into running but would still like to help? There are spots for volunteers available as well.
    Email: inquiry@autism8k.com
    Site: http://www.autism8k.com/
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/Autism8k
    Day: May 26, 2013
    Time: 7:30 AM

  8. Austin Sketch Fest – Austin, Texas

    Details: The Austin Sketch Fest returns for the 4th year and is hosted by ColdTowne Theater. The 5 day event brings some of the best and brightest talent from the sketch comedy scene to Austin. Shows tend to sell out so get your tickets now!
    Email: info@atxsketchfest.com
    Site: http://atxsketchfest.com.
    More Info: https://www.facebook.com/AustinSketchFest
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 7:00 PM

  9. 44th Annual Fiesta Amistad – Round Rock, Texas

    Details: Join the Amistad Club of Round Rock for ‘Central Texas’ largest Hispanic 2-day event’, and help raise money for scholarships, leadership programs, and cultural awareness ventures. Fiesta Amistad features a car show (Saturday), food, games, music, arts & crafts, and entertainment for the whol family. Musical guests include David Marez, Gary Hobbs, Latin Express, and Michael Salgado, among others. Tickets are $5 for visitors over the age of 12 and free for children 12 and under.
    Email: gordon.perez@elamistadclub.com
    Site: http://www.elamistadclub.com/fiesta12/index.html
    More Info: http://www.elamistadclub.com/about.html
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 3:00 PM

  10. Pacific Combat Living History Re-enactment and Memorial Day Observance – Fredericksburg, Texas

    Details: On May 25th and 26th, the National Museum of the Pacific War will be presenting World War II demonstrations and re-enactments, plus discussions of tactics which helped win the war. On Monday the museum will honor fallen soldiers with a keynote speaker and patriotic music from the Fredericksburg Community Band.
    Email: info@NimitzFoundation.org
    Site: http://www.pacificwarmuseum.org/
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/#/pages/Fredericksburg-TX/National-Museum-of-the-Pacific-War/143730387171
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 10:30 AM

  11. 2013 Ram PRCA 30TH Annual Pro Rodeo – Bandera, Texas

    Details: Bandera is known as the Cowboy Capital. Each year they host a PRCA Pro Rodeo during the Memorial Day weekend which features professional rodeo events such as bareback riding, steer wrestling, and bull riding, among others. In addition come out for the annual “Get Your Cook On” BBQ Cook-Off all day Saturday, and/or the Funtier Days Parade on Saturday morning, and/or the annual ‘Boot Kickin’ Gold Tournament on Sunday.
    Email: banderarodeo@hotmail.com
    Site: http://www.banderarodeo.com/index.html
    More Info: http://www.banderacowboycapital.com/contents.cfm?pg=events&item=5
    Day: May 24, 2013
    Time: 8:00 PM

  12. Austin Wine and Music Festival – Driftwood, Texas

    Details: Enjoy local wine, beer, food and music on Sunday May 26th at the Austin Wine and Music Fest. A portion of the proceeds will go to Operation Finally Home.
    Email: AWMFcheers@gmail.com
    Site: http://www.austinwineandmusicfestival.com/
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/AWMFRocks
    Day: May 26, 2013
    Time: 1:00 PM

  13. 3rd Annual American Hero 25k Relay – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: Come out to the Wheatley Heights Sports Complex for the 3rd Annual American Hero 25K Relay and help raise money for Wounded Warrior Project, American Cancer Society and Any Baby Can. Music and entertainment will also be provided and prizes will be distributed during the after party.
    Email: hotline@americanhero25krelay.org
    Site: http://americanhero25krelay.org
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/freespiritstrack
    Day: May 26, 2013
    Time: 8:00 AM

  14. Whitewater Amphitheater – Memorial Day Weekend Concerts – New Braunfels, Texas

    Details: The Whitewater Amphitheater has 3 shows lined up for the Memorial day weekend. On Friday, The Band Perry and Kyle Park take the stage, Saturday brings the Josh Abbot band and Kevin Fowler to New Braunfels, and Sunday the Spazmatics will be rocking the amphitheater.
    Email: info@whitewaterrocks.com
    Site: http://whitewaterrocks.com
    More Info: https://www.facebook.com/Whitewater.Music.Amphitheater
    Day: May 24, 2013
    Time: 8:00 PM

  15. Hippo Day at the San Antonio Zoo – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: The San Antonio Zoo will be celebrating a Hippo birthday party on Saturday the 25th that is free to zoo visitors. From 10 AM to 2 PM zoo visitors can enjoy face painting, games, keeper talks, and presentations.
    Email: webadmin@naturerockssanantonio.org.
    Site: http://naturerockssanantonio.org.
    More Info: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nature-Rocks-San-Antonio
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 10:00 AM

  16. Veteran’s Memorial Park Dedication Ceremony – Smithville, Texas

    Details: This Memorial Day the community of Smithville will celebrate the opening of a new park with a Dedication Ceremony. The ceremony will be at 9:30 a.m., followed by the traditional lunch and cake walk hosted by VFW, and culminating with a Memorial Day Parade at 2:30 which leads to the brand new Veteran’s Memorial Park. Arts and crafts vendors from the area will also be on hand from 9 AM to 4 PM.
    Email: mayor@ci.smithville.tx.us
    Site: http://ci.smithville.tx.us/Home/City-of-Smithville-News/Memorial-Park-Project.aspx
    More Info: https://www.facebook.com/TXVeteransMemorialPark
    Day: May 27, 2013
    Time: 9:30 AM

  17. 3rd Annual Blue Bell/Bluegrass Classic Car Show & Festival – Llano, Texas

    Details: Llano’s annual Blue Bell/Bluegrass Classic Car Show and Festival is back again and just keeps growing. Enjoy food from local vendors, bluegrass music from 10 bluegrass bands and a classic car show.
    Email: texashillcountrytony@gmail.com
    Site: http://www.promotellano.org/Blue_BellBluegrass.html
    More Info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Promote-Llano/187275187977434
    Day: May 24, 2013
    Time: 7:00 PM

  18. Capital of Texas Triathlon National Championship – Austin, Texas

    Details: Downtown Austin will be the site of the 2013 Paratriathalon National Championships. In addition there will be Professional and Amateur races as well. The event will feature an expo on Saturday and Sunday at the Palmer Events Center with vendors, booths, autograph sessions and more. On Memorial Day over 15,000 spectators are expected at the Finish Festival.
    Email: texasregistration@lifetimefitness.com
    Site: http://www.captextri.com/
    More Info: https://www.facebook.com/CaptexTri
    Day: May 27, 2013
    Time: 11:30 AM

  19. 12th Annual Doggie Dash – Schertz, Texas

    Details: See website
    Site: http://www.meetup.com/runner/events/117278712/
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 8:00 AM

  20. The Return of The Chili Queens (Memorial Day Celebration) – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://www.sahearts.com/event/detail/441745779/The_Return_of_The_Chili_Queens_Memorial_Day_Celebration
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 11:30 AM

  21. Close Assault 1944- Living History and Battle Reenactment – Austin, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://events.austin360.com/austin_tx/events/show/325669943-close-assault-1944-living-history-and-battle-reenactment
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 10:00 AM

  22. USAF Band of the West Memorial Day Weekend Concerts – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: See site for concert schedule
    Site: http://www.bandofthewest.af.mil/index.asp
    Day: May 26, 2013
    Time: 1:00 PM

  23. Memorial Day Arts & Crafts Show – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/memorial-day-arts-crafts-show1
    Day: May 24, 2013
    Time: 11:00 AM

  24. Tejano Palooza – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: Tickets available at http://tejanopalooza.eventbrite.com/
    Site: https://www.facebook.com/tejano.palooza
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 12:00 PM

  25. 3rd Annual Memorial Day Wounded Warriors Open Car Show – Helotes, Texas

    Details: See Flyer for details
    Site: http://www.southtexascc.com/flyers/warriors%202.jpg
    More Info: http://www.southtexascc.com/flyers/ken%20felty%203.jpg
    Day: May 27, 2013
    Time: 9:00 AM

  26. Stars & Stripes 5K – Austin, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://www.active.com/running/austin-tx/stars-and-stripes-5k-2013?cmp=39-28–167905&ltcmp=194590&ltclickid=05_64660334_50d90085-0831-4d5d-881d-84bec05cd684&cmp=39-28
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 8:00 AM

  27. Harker Heights Memorial Day Events – Harker Heights, Texas

    Details: See article for details
    Site: http://www.kwtx.com/ourtown/home/headlines/Harker_Heights_Memorial_Day_Events_Get_Underway_Saturday_154202085.html
    More Info: http://kdhnews.com/news/briefs/fish-fry-may-benefits-mda/article_cb1c340e-b85c-11e2-ba06-0019bb30f31a.html
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 9:30 AM

  28. San Antonio Symphonic Band Performance – San Antonio, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://www.sahearts.com/event/detail/441772265/San_Antonio_Symphonic_Band_Performance
    Day: May 26, 2013
    Time: 3:00 PM

  29. Live Music at Fredericksburg Wineries – Fredericksburg, Texas

    Details: See site for a list of wineries
    Site: http://texaswinetrail.com/events/day/2013/05/25/
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 11:00 AM

  30. Soundgarden in Concert – Austin, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://eventful.com/austin_tx/events/101x-birthday-concert-series-soundgarden-/E0-001-054800187-4
    Day: May 25, 2013
    Time: 9:00 PM

  31. Cibolo’s Memorial Day Event – Cibolo, Texas

    Details: See site for details
    Site: http://www.cibolotx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=74&month=5&year=2013&day=27&calType=0
    Day: May 27, 2013
    Time: 10:30 AM

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Happy Labor Day from Superior Foundation RepairThe time to say goodbye to another long, hot summer is quickly approaching. As part of our annual feature posts on events taking place in San Antonio, Austin, and the Central Texas region we are proud to present our list of the the top 9 central Texas Labor Day 2012 events. As is customary we’ve scoured the web for the top celebrations and ranked them for you. This year’s list sees quite a mix up in the line up, with San Antonio moving from #9 last year to #1 this year. If you enjoy these posts, we invite you to subscribe to our RSS feed to stay up to date on what’s going on around Central Texas over the biggest holidays of the year. Here are our picks for Labor Day Weekend events in San Antonio, Austin, and Central Texas.

  1. The People in Español Festival – San Antonio, Texas

     

  2. San Antonio Labor Day 2012San Antonio generally fizzles when it comes to big holiday festivals, but People magazine’s festival this year at the alamodome aims to put San Antonio on the map, as far as holiday festivals are concerned. This Labor Day People magazine will be bringing a plethora of Latino stars to the Alamodome for an enormous 2 day event celebrating the city’s Latino culture. Scheduled to appear are 3BALLMTY, Armando Correa, José Fernandéz, Larry Hernandez, María Marín, Los Recoditos Band, Kika Rocha, Prince Royce, Tito “El Bambino”, Jeannette Torres, Daddy Yankee, and Luis Miguel, among others. Prices for both days range between $97 – $799.
  3. Central Texas State Fair – Belton, Texas

  4. Central Texas State Fair - Labor Day 2012Belton, Texashosts the Central Texas State Fair from August 31st through September 2nd, and this year, the fair has jumped from #8 to #2 on our list based on its stellar line up of Texas musicians, affordability, and activities offered. Texas music stalwarts Stoney LaRue (Aug. 31), Aaron Watson (Sep. 1), and the Casey Donahew Band (Sep. 2) will be headlining each day of the event with tickets priced at an affordable $8 per show. In addition the fair features Pro Bull Riding (extra cost), a carnival, livestock show, Mutton Bustin’ Championship for kids 4-7 years old as well as food and gifts from local vendors. Tickets are only $7 dollars. Needless to say, a pretty impressive lineup for our friends up in Belton and Bell County.
  5. Josh Turner (Sep. 1) & Lyle Lovett (Sep. 2) @ Austin City Limits – Austin, Texas

  6. Austin City Limits Labor Day 2012Ok, while these two events are separate, they are being held in Austin at Austin City Limits on back to back nights, so we’ll call it a festival and leave it at that. Country star Josh Turner’s performance on Saturday September 1st will benefit the OM Foundation and Dell Children’s Hospital. Josh has 5 studio albums to date and multiple #1’s on the Billboard charts as well as 2 Platinum albums. Tickets range from $39 – $69 for Mr. Turner’s concert. On Sunday, Texas music legend Lyle Lovett brings his unique style to Austin City Limits. Don’t miss this 4 time Grammy award winning popular music legend live on stage. Tickets for Lyle Lovett range from $39 – $89. Both shows are likely to sell out so get your tickets ASAP!
  7. West Fest Polka Festival – West, Texas

  8. Westfest Labor Day 2011West Fest, one of Texas’ largest polka festivals, is back for Labor Day 2012. This annual celebration of Czechoslovakian culture and influence in Texas features nightly Polka concerts, a kolache bake-off, carnival, polka dancing, authentic food and drink, arts & crafts, souvenirs, the miss westfest pageant and a preview party on Friday August 31st with Texas Country Musicians John Slaughter, Kyle Bennett, and headliner Wade Bowen. This annual event routinely brings in 20,000 plus visitors so come early and stay late.
  9. Luckenbach’s Labor Day Weekend Concerts – Luckenbach, Texas

     

  10. Luckenbach Labor Day 2012Luckenbach never disappoints when it comes to the big holidays, and 2012 is no different. The fun starts with free music on Friday August 31st at 1 p.m.Luckenbach with T-Roy and Candace Miller, Sol Patch performs at 4 p.m., and Jason Allen will be playing a free show in the evening starting at 8 p.m. On Saturday the Rankin Twins will be playing a free show at 1 p.m. and Texas Country superstars Jason Boland and the Stragglers will perform at 8 p.m. as the main event. Sunday Micky and the Motorcars will be making a triumphant return to Luckenbach after the tragedy from earlier this year in which they lost their bassist prevented them from performing on Memorial Day. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday night’s shows will be $20 per show.
  11. Kerrville Wine & Music Festival – Kerrville, Texas

  12. Kerrville Wine & Music Festival - Labor Day 2012If a weekend of beer, wine, and folk/country music is your cup of tea, then Kerrville’s annual Wine & Music Festival is the place to be this Labor Day Weekend. In years past this festival has been all about wine and music, but starting in 2012, the festival will be adding a brewfest! All three nights feature 5 concerts from musicians from Texas and beyond, and afternoon concerts start at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For a full list of schedule performers visit the Kerrville Music home page below. Tickets range from $30 pre-sale on Friday to $35 pre-sale on Saturday and Sunday. Prices jump $5 if purchased at the gate.
  13. Palomino Fest & Pro Rodeo – Uvalde, Texas

  14. Uvalde Labor Day 2012Uvalde’s Labor Day holiday festival is taking a step forward this year with a carnival, BBQ cook-off, concerts, a pro rodeo, pig racing, a ventriloquist show, and a Grand Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday September 1st. Uvalde’s Grammy award winning musicians “Los Palomino’s” will be headlining the event on Sunday, and Palomino Fest will feature continuous live music from Friday through Sunday. World famous rodeo clown, Leon Coffee will be grand marshall of the parade.
  15. Celebrate Bandera 2012 – Bandera, Texas

  16. Celebrate Bandera 2012Bandera, Texas, a.k.a. “Cowboy Capital of the World”, is back with its annual Celebrate Bandera festival this Labor Day weekend. Voted one of the top 101 western events by American Cowboy Magazine, Celebrate Bandera brings a rodeo, re-enactments, a parade, arts & crafts contests, local vendors, a wild west gun show, and plenty of other activities to event visitors. So if you’re a cowboy or you like the cowboy lifestyle, Celebrate Bandera is the place to be this Labor Day Weekend.
  17. Kendall County FairBoerne, Texas

  18. Kendall County Fair - Labor Day 2012For over a century Boerne, Texas has been hosting the Kendall County Fair with great success. In 2012 Boerne looks to continue that tradition with this 4 day event packed with rodeo events, a mutton bustin’ competition for the kids, a carnival, and live music on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15 per day, $5 for active military (with ID), and free for kids 12 and under. Visit the Kendall County Fair Association’s homepage below for an exact schedule and more details.
  19. Oatmeal FestivalBertram/Oatmeal, Texas

  20. Oatmeal Festival - Labor Day 2012Oatmeal & Bertram, Texas team up each year for the Oatmeal Festival on Labor Day Weekend. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the festival and features a pretty zany lineup of fun, food, and family entertainment. Perhaps the zaniest thing about this festival, is that every event starts 3 minutes after the hour. On Friday, the festivities kick off with a BBQ Dinner at Oatmeal Community Center at 5:03 p.m. Later that evening the Miss Oatmeal Pageant takes place. The bulk of the fun takes place on Saturday with a trail ride, fun run, family friendly live music, a pet parade, a Grand Parade, food court, arts & crafts, wacky food based games, and a concert in the evening by Texas Music Entertainer of the Year Pauline Reese. Saturday’s events start off at 8:03 a.m. and the closing concert starts at 9:03 p.m. so come early and stay late. And, maybe, you’ll find out just what the signifigance of the 3’s are.
  21. Whitewater Amphitheater ConcertsNew Braunfels, Texas

  22. Whitewater Amphitheater Concerts - Labor Day 2012New Braunfels’ Whitewater Amphitheater will be hosting two starkly contrasting concerts this Labor Day Weekend. Perhaps the only thing tying them together at all are the fact that both headliners hail from the Lone Star State. On Friday alternative rock group, the Toadies, will be headlining “Dia de los Toadies”, a one day rock festival. Also featured are Mariachi El Bronx and Helmet along with 7 other bands.

    Sunday brings Central Texas musician Randy Rogers to the Amphitheater. Rogers, who gained fame in San Marcos will bring his brand of Texas country to Whitewater. Turnpike Troubadors will play support for the headliner. More info is available on the Whitewater homepage.

Other Labor Day 2012 Events in Austin, San Antonio and Central Texas

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Central Texas Independence Day Festivals - 2011
Continuing our series on Central Texas Holiday events, Superior Foundation Repair lists the top 5 Independence Day 2011 Festivals in Austin, San Antonio, and Central Texas. 235 years have passed since the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of this great nation. Citizens of the USA are busily planning their 4th of July festivities, and as usual Superior Foundation Repair has put together a list of events for the Central Texas area. Below is our list of the top 5 events and festivals for celebrating Independence Day 2011 in Central Texas. Following our top 5 list of Central Texas 4th of July festivals, we’ve provided a list of links to many more 4th of July celebrations in the Central Texas region. Superior Foundation Repair wishes you a fun and safe holiday, and please don’t drink and drive.

The Top 5 2011 Central Texas Independence Day Festivals and Events

Events where fireworks are expected will be marked Y
Events where fireworks are not expected will be marked N
Events where not enough information is available will be labeled N/A

  • The Official San Antonio 4th of July celebration

  • This official San Antonio Independence Day Festival takes place at the Woodlawn Lake Park in the heart of San Antonio, Texas and the festivities start at 10 am and last until 9 pm. At 10 am there will be pre-parade fun and games followed by the Salute to the Red, White, and Blue Parade at 11. This family friendly event is an easy way to celebrate the nation’s birthday with games, food, and live music. The non-stop fun culminates in the H-E-B firework extravaganza at 9pm. The city of San Antonio encourages participants to dress in patriotic costumes and enjoy the party. This is also a popular event so be sure to arrive early! The official event page for the San Antonio 4th of July celebration | Y
  • This Event has been Cancelled H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

  • On July 4th, at Auditorium Shores, thousands gather annually for the largest Independence Day celebration in Austin, TX. Led by the ASO music director, Peter Bay, this Fourth of July symphony will feature patriotic tunes. This night of spectacular music will finish with the 1812 Overture accompanied by 75-millimeter Howitzer canons, thanks to the Texas National Guard Salute Battery. The music will lead right into a half hour of dazzling fireworks over Lady Bird Lake. This event is free and open to the public, beginning at 8:30 p.m. But remember, this one is popular, so be sure to get there early. More Details on the Cancellation H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks | N
  • Luckenbach’s 4th of July Celebration

  • Here is another FREE, annual, Central Texas 4th of July bash. Located in Luckenbach, Texas this popular 4th of July festival starts at 1pm and lasts until 6pm featuring 5 hours of live music as is customary in Luckenback. Hosting the show are Walt and Tina Wilkins and other performances will include The Drakes, Tommy Alverson, and The Mystiqueros. After the celebration a special 4th of July edition of Picker’s Circle will take place from 6pm to 9pm with Bill Lewis, a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist. Central Texans can celebrate the 4th of July all day and night with great Texas country music.The official event page for Luckenbach’s 4th of July Celebration 2011 | N/A
  • Kerrville’s 4th on the River featuring Kevin Fowler

  • Celebrate the 4th of July in Kerrville on the banks of the Guadalupe in the historic downtown area with food, art, live music, and fireworks. This Independence Day Festival starts at 9 a.m. with a fine arts and crafts show and the music begins at 4 p.m. at Louise Hays Park. The concert features Texas country stalwarts Kevin Fowler and Charlie Robinson with special guests JB and the Moonshine Band and John Wolfe. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Children under the age of 12 are just 5 bucks. After the concert stick around for one of the largest firework shows in the Hill Countrysponsored by Mamacitas. The official event page for Kerrville’s 4th on the River | N/A
  • The 36th Annual Schertz Jubilee

  • Take a blanket and picnic basket to Pickrell Park this 4th of July in Schertz, Texas. This 4 day extravaganza includes live bands and music, a parade, bbq, apple pie contest, watermelon eating contest, and much, much more! Events and music from July 1st to the 3rd begin at 6pm and go to 11 pm. On Independence Day the parade starts at 9:30 a.m. and events continue through the night until 11 p.m. The finale to this weekend of fun is of course a great fireworks show. The official event page for the Schertz Jubilee | N/A UPDATE:N

Other Central Texas Independence Day Festivals and Events happening on the 4th of July 2011

Of course there are even more 4th of July concerts, firework shows, and parties of all sorts in Central Texas. If you have a special suggestion let us know and write it in the comment box below. Wherever you decide to spend your 4th of July, Superior Foundation Repair wishes you a very happy, fun, and safe holiday. For all your Austin Foundation Repair or San Antonio Foundation Repair needs please contact us for a free foundation repair inspection and estimate. Happy 4th of July!

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Central Texas Fireworks BansMap of Central Texas Counties with July 4th 2011 Fireworks Ban

An Alphabetical List of Central Texas, County-wide bans on personal Firework usage:

  • Atascosa
  • Bandera
  • Bell
  • Bexar
  • Blanco
  • Caldwell
  • Comal
  • Coryell
  • Gillespie
  • Guadalupe
  • Hays
  • Kendall
  • Kerr
  • Lampassas (total ban)
  • Lee
  • Llano
  • Medina
  • McLennan
  • Milam
  • San Saba
  • Travis (total ban)
  • Uvalde
  • Wilson
  • Williamson
  • McLennan

More Counties are being added every day, check your local newspaper or county website for more information

Looking for fireworks?

Unlike in Travis County where the fireworks ban this year is total, cities in Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell counties are allowed to have public fireworks shows. Subject to further action by local officials, here are the plans for various cities. Weather was not a factor in the case of some cities that are not having fireworks.

City Fireworks show?

  • Round Rock: * yes
  • Leander: no
  • Cedar Park: yes
  • Georgetown: yes
  • Taylor: no
  • San Marcos: yes
  • Kyle: yes
  • Buda: yes
  • Dripping Springs: no
  • Lockhart: no
  • Bastrop: yes

Source: Austin American Statesman – June 16th, 2011

Superior Foundation Repair in Austin and San Antonio recommends refraining from the use of fireworks at any and all costs during the holiday season. It’s not worth risking the life, welfare and well being of yourself and others for a few minutes of fun. Have a happy and safe holiday.

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Happy Halloween from Superior Foundation Repair of Austin and San Antonio

Keeping tradition with our coverage of local events in Central Texas, Superior Foundation Repair brings you this year’s top family friendly Halloween events in the Austin and San Antonio areas. We only pick events that have information available online, so if you know of another event you would like to have added to the list, leave a comment with a short description plus the time and place of the event. We’ll add it to the list once it’s been posted.

  • Fiesta Texas Fright Fest 2010 – San Antonio, Texas

  • Fiesta Texas hosts its annual Fright Fest this year once again, with fun and games for the whole family. Fiesta Texas will be open Friday through Sunday October 29-31, 2010 and will feature special shows, a haunted house, and lot’s of kids in costumes. They also have a policy of non-gory costumes to make the festival more family friendly. General Admission for kids is $39.99 with kids 2 and under free. For more information visit the Fiesta Texas Fright Fest 2010 page
  • Howl-O-Scream at SeaWorld – San Antonio, Texas

  • SeaWorld of San Antonio will be hosting this year’s Howl-O-Scream festival which features halloween themed shows and attractions for the whole family. The Howl-O-Scream website lists the special events and rates them according to their fright factor. Ticket prices vary depending on what you would like to experience and how large the group is. A list of packages can be found here. SeaWorld will be open Friday October 29 through Sunday, October 31, 2010 from noon to 10 p.m. (9 p.m. on Sunday).
  • Boo at the Zoo 2010 – Austin, Texas

  • Experience the Austin Zoo in a new light. Nightly train rides take visitors on a frightful tour of the Austin Zoo. See all of your favorite animals plus the spirits of the hill country. Cost for the train ride is $12.50 for children 12 and under, while kiddoes under 2 are free. Costumes are permitted and is open from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., with train rides every 20 minutes between 7:00 and 8:20. Costumes and picnics are welcome. The Zoo will be open Friday October 29th through Saturday October 31st, 2010. For more information visit the Boo-at-the-Zoo info page.
  • Zoo Boo 2010 – San Antonio, Texas

  • The San Antonio Zoo offers its own Halloween event as well. Zoo Boo 2010 is billed as a safe and non-scary Halloween event. Activities include trick or treating, face painting, a costume contest, and games. The zoo will be hosting the event on Saturday October 30 and Sunday October 31st from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for children 12 and under when purchased in advance, $6 when purchased at the gate. Visit the event page for Zoo Boo 2010 for more information.
  • Pumpkin Hunt at Evergreen Farms – Elgin, Texas

  • The Pumpkin Hunt at Evergreen Farms is a fun-filled, family excursion. With numerous events, families can pick and choose which games and activities they would like to participate in. Some of the activities are free, while some cost $2 to participate. There is also an old Fire Truck that will take the kids around the farm, cost for the ride is $4. Kids can pick out a pumpkin (pumpkin must be purchased) and decorate it. For a complete list of activites plus directions visit the Evergreen Farms’ homepage.
  • Harvest the Fall Fun at Sweetberry Farms – Marble Falls, Texas

  • Harvest the Fall Fun is an ongoing festival celebrating fall. While not necessarily associated with Halloween, this festival features several seasonal activities such as a cornfield maze and stuffing your own scarecrow. There are other activities available for the kids and a pumpkin grille for the hungry parents. The farm is open Monday-Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed on Wednesday) and Sunday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. For a list of activities and more information about the farm visit the Sweetberry Farms homepage
  • The Government Canyon Halloween Party – Helotes, Texas

  • The Government Canyon State Natural Area is hosting its annual halloween party on Saturday October 30th from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. On the slate for the evening are a costume contest, “creepy crawlies” hunt, and ghost stories. Each child will receive a treat bag for attending and normal entrance fees apply. This event is by reservation only so sign up quickly as the limit is 50 participants. Contact information can be found here.
  • A Halloween Whodunit on the Bertram Flyer- Cedar Park, Texas

  • This event is for families with kids 12 and up. Take a ride on the Bertram Flyer and solve a murder mystery. Not much more information is available than that description, but it sounds like a classic dinner mystery which takes place on a train. Tickets start at $50 for adults and $40 for kids including a meal, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Visit the Austin Steam Train homepage for more information (scroll to near the bottom of the page)
  • Coffins on Parade at the Riverwalk – San Antonio, Texas

  • This event has to make the list, just because it is the Riverwalk. However, this may not be the most family friendly event. The webpage has billed it as family friendly, yet the whole thing is sponsored by Bud Light. So attend at your own discretion. It does sound fun though. The canals are filled with floating coffins in barges and crowds line the riverwalk for the parade. The best thing about it is, it’s free! Visit the Riverwalk’s home page for more information. The event takes place on Saturday, October 30th from 6-8 p.m.

More Halloween Family Fun in Austin and San Antonio

Of course there are plenty of other activities going around Austin and San Antonio this Halloween that are fun for the whole family. The following lists refer to events happening at Austin and San Antonio Parks.

Austin Parks

San Antonio Parks (no links)

  • Monster Bash Halloween Dance at Lincoln Community Center (for people with disabilities and their families) – phone: 210-207-3210
  • Halloween Costume Party and Dance at Commander’s House – phone: 210-224-1684
  • Movies in the Park featuring “Monsters vs. Aliens” at San Pedro Springs Park – phone: 210-207-3000
  • View the San Antonio parks Calendar of Events

Happy Halloween from Superior Foundation Repair

Superior Foundation Repair of Austin and San Antonio wishes you and your family a safe and happy halloween. Whether you decide to choose one of the above events or celebrate in your own way, we hope you enjoy yourself.

If your home is in need of Foundation Repair fill out a Free House Leveling Quote Request and one of our representatives will contact you to set up an appointment, or, call 1-877-302-5111 to speak with a representative today.

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Happy Labor DayOnce again we have been working hard to put together a list of Events for the upcoming holiday weekend. Due to the success of our previous posts on July 4th, Memorial Day, New Year’s Eve, Christmas, and Thanksgiving, we have decided to offer our suggestions for all major holidays. Feel free to subscribe to our RSS feed to stay up to date on what’s going on around Central Texas over your favorite holidays. Following are our picks for Labor Day 2010 Events in and around Austin and San Antonio.

  • Southern National Archery Festival – Austin, TX

  • Archery FestThe Southern National Archery Festival will be held from Sep. 2-5, 2010 at the Travis County Expo Center and will be featuring an archery competition with $250,000 in Prize Money, including a $32,000 grand prize. Along with a top notch Archery Competition, Live music from well-known, national recording artists will be on hand. Artists scheduled to appear include: Tanya Tucker, Steve Wariner, Johnny Rodriguez, Asleep at the Wheel, Frank Addington, Justin Haigh, Charlie Hurtin, Vallejo, and LC Rocks. In addition this event features a Cowboy Church, Redneck Parade, Swap Meet, Wild Card Drawing, Wild Cook Off, and a Youth Range. Tickets range between $27.25 and $37.75 for adults while children under 16 will receive a discount. On site camping is available. In addition Earl Campbell will be hosting a kickoff Gala on August 25th at Cool River Cafe. The Southern National Archery Festival is also on Facebook, stop by for more info.
  • Hayes Carll’s Labor Day Bash – Luckenbach, TX

  • Luckenbach Labor DayThe folks out at Luckenbach continue their tradition of offering high quality country music festivals to residents of Central Texas over holiday weekends. For Labor Day they will be presenting Hayes Carll’s Labor Day Bash. The show will begin at 2 p.m. on Sep. 5th and features a line up of 7 artists including: Hayes Carll, The Trishas, Jesse Dayton, John Evans, Corb Lund, Rosie Flores, and Alejandro Escovedo. Tickets for this event are $37 and can be ordered on the Luckenbach, Texas Event page. This so show is an outdoor event and will be well attended, so get there early and bring a lawn chair! Also check out this write up on facebook about the Labor Day Weekend in Luckenbach.
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela – San Antonio, Texas

  • On Saturday September 4th at 7:30 p.m., internationally acclaimed recording artists Rodrigo y Gabriela will be performing at San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre. Tickets for the show are available online and range between $39-$49. From Mexico, this duo combines their rock and roll influences with latin and flamenco styles to create an intriguing sound. The duo are both accomplished guitar players. Visit their website for more information on Rodrigo y Gabriela. Here is a sample of their music
  • 2010 Kerrville Wine & Music Fest – Kerrville, Texas

  • Kerrville Labor DayThe annual Kerrville Wine & Music Fest will take place from Sep. 3-5 in Kerrville, Texas and will feature 3, 6 hour evening concerts with wine tasting provided by some of Texas most renowned wine makers. There will also be a pair of 2 hour afternoon concerts during the festival, however wine tasting will only be available during the evening concerts. As always there will be vendors offering food and on-site camping is available. Two dozen world renowned Singer/Songwriters will be performing throughout the course of the event. SFR can personally recommend attending the Baskery show.
  • Celebrate Bandera 2010 – Bandera, Texas

  • Celebrate Bandera 2010“The Cowboy Capital of the World”, Bandera, presents Celebrate Bandera 2010 Sep. 3-5 with a plethora of events to be held around town. This festival includes a Parade, Cattle Drive, Inter Tribal Pow Wow, Live Music, Cowboy Mounted Shooters, a Wild West Show, and an Invitational Tie Down Roping & Barrel Race (more info and a schedule of events). The web page includes descriptions of all events and more information on the festival.
  • Westfest Polka Festival – West, Texas

  • WestfestSince 1976, the good folks of West, Texas have been celebrating the rich Czech history in Texas with Westfest. The event will take place from Sep. 3-5 and features the Miss Westfest contest on Friday evening, a parade on Saturday morning, the Kolache 5000 Fun Run on Sunday morning and a Polka Mass on Sunday morning. There will be live polka music on two stages starting at 12:15 on Saturday and Sunday and lasting throughout the day until the end of the festival. Tickets for Westfest are $12 for the Friday night Kick Off Party, and $8 per day on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Texas Labor Day Weekend – Uvalde, TX

  • Uvalde Labor DayUvalde was home to the first ever BBQ cook off competition which took place on June 3, 1972. The Texas Labor Day Weekend Celebration commemorates this event with the Briscoe Ranch BEEF BBQ Cook-off Challenge presented by the South Texas CattleWomen and takes place from Sep. 3-4. The challenge will take place on Friday Evening beginning at 6 in Uvalde Memorial Park. Saturday activities at the Texas Labor Day Weekend include a parade on Saturday morning, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, team roping, live music, kids activites, a horse shoe tournament, washer pitching tournament, and plenty of food and drinks (event schedule).
  • Kendall County Fair – Boerne, TX

  • Happy Labor DayFor over 100 years, the citizens of Kendall County have been hosting the Kendall County Fair over the Labor Day weekend in Boerne. It started as a way to exchange agriculture tips and recipes and has blossomed into one of Central Texas’ most anticipated Labor Day Festivals. The Fair takes place from Sep. 2-5 and except for Thursday when admission is free, tickets are $10 per day Friday-Sunday, with a $15 separate charge for Saturday night’s festivities, highlighted by a performance from Roger Creager. Activities during the fair include: a beauty contest, carnival, vendors, exhibits, a Rodeo, live music, a parade on Saturday morning, and livestockk barns (event schedule).
  • Central Texas State Fair – Belton, Texas

  • Belton is the home of the Central Texas State Fair which takes place from Sep. 3-5 at the Bell County Expo Center. Admission to the fair is $5 per day, while some events require a ticket purchase. Activites at the Central Texas State Fair include a carnival, livestock shows, mechanical bull, petting zoo, hypnotist, juggler, freestyle bicycle stunt team, rock climbing wall, vendors and live music (event schedule). Tickets are available for Professional Bull Riding on Friday and Saturday as well as Power Fest 2010 (a monster truck show) on Sunday.

Of course, there are other events happening around Central Texas this Labor Day weekend, and here is a list of events with links and locations.

Superior Foundation Repair wishes you a safe Labor Day Weekend in whatever you decide to do. If you are in the Austin or San Antonio areas and are experiencing foundation problems, please visit our Austin Foundation Repair page or our San Antonio Foundation Repair page, for more information on our services. We also provide Free Foundation Repair Estimates. Subscribe to our RSS feed for more information on foundation repair and events in Central Texas.

Also, if you have any links you feel should be added to this list, email us at info@superiorfoundationrepair.com.

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Happy 4th of JulyAs usual, Superior Foundation Repair has been putting together a list of the top events for the upcoming holiday. In this post we will take a look at our picks for the 5 best festivals/events happening in Central Texas over the July 4th weekend. Following our list for the top 5, we will be listing links to other events and their locations. Superior Foundation Repair wishes you a safe holiday weekend, and please, don’t drink and drive.

  • Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic

  • If you haven’t heard about the opening of the new Backyard in Bee Cave, you’ve probably been living under a rock, or just moved here to Austin. One of Austin’s most loved venues has recently reopened and will be hosting Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic. This Texas Country Megafest starts at 10 a.m. on Sunday July 4th and features such notable artists as Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Asleep at the Wheel, Jack Ingram, Ray Wiley Hubbard, David Allen Coe, and Kevin Fowler, just to name a few. Tickets are available online or at Waterloo Records for $55.

    The official event page for Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic

  • H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

  • The Austin Symphony will be performing their annual concert at Auditorium Shores from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Sunday July 4th. Led by Peter Bay, the symphony will perform an array of patriotic songs culminating with the 1812 overture accompanied by 75-millimeter Howitzer cannons. The performance will segue into a half hour fireworks show over Ladybird Lake. The event is free, and more than 100,000 people are expected to attend this celebration, so if you plan on attending get there early.

    The official event page for H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

  • The Official San Antonio 4th of July Celebration

  • San Antonio’s official party takes place at Woodlawn Lake Park on July 4th. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. and include a parade at 11:30 a.m., a kids Zone with carnival rides and games, live music throughout the day, a special performance by the U.S. Air Force Band of the West at 7:30 p.m., and of course a fireworks show starting at 9 p.m. Much like the Austin Symphony performance, this event will be well attended, so get there early!

    The official event page for The Official San Antonio 4th of July Celebration

  • Luckenbach’s 4th of July Celebration

  • Luckenbach’s annual, FREE 4th of July Celebration will start at 1 p.m. on Sunday July 4th. The event is scheduled to last until 6 and will feature performances from 9 musical groups. Performers include: Walt & Tina Wilkins, The Mystiqueros, Jimmy Davis, Mike Blakely, Kevin Higgins and Barbara Malteze (of the Dust Devils), Brian Langlinais, Austin Mayse, Bill Worrell and Jason Eady. After the celebration a special July 4th edition of the Picker’s Circle will be held from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. for those who aren’t quite ready to go home.

    The official event page for Luckenbach’s 4th of July Celebration

  • 35th Annual Schertz Jubilee

  • The annual Shertz 4th of July Jubilee will take place from July 2nd-4th. The festivities kick off with a BBQ cookoff at noon on Friday, and feature live music in the evening down at Pickrell Park in Shertz, Texas. On Saturday there will be a Rib Cookoff (starting at 9 a.m.), parade, special guests, live music, and a special performance by the U.S. Air Force Band of the West at 2:30 p.m. Sunday will feature an Apple Pie Bakeoff (starting at 12 p.m.), YMCA Family Fun Time (with games and activities), live music and of course a fireworks show starting at 9:15 p.m.

    The official event page for 35th Annual Schertz Jubilee

Other Central Texas 4th of July Fests

Of course there are many other festivities to be found throughout Central Texas on the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend. Following is a list of links to other festivals and where they are located.

If you have links to any other events going on around Central Texas during the 4th of July weekend, please leave them in the comments section below. Superior Foundation Repair wishes you a happy and safe holiday. For all of your Austin Foundation Repair or San Antonio Foundation Repair needs, please contact us for a free foundation repair estimate.

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