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Major Cities in Texas

Texas is a vast state, full of small towns, historic landmarks, state parks and other attractions that draw visitors year after year. However, believe it or not, the majority of first-time visitors coming to Texas head to the major cities. Whether for business or pleasure, Texas’ top six cities offer visitors plenty of options.

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Spring Festivals & Events in Texas

Spring brings more sunshine and warmer weather to the Lone Star State, making many residents and visitors anxious to get out and "do something" following the long winter. Luckily for them, spring is also a festive time in Texas, with numerous events and festivals held across the state from March through May.

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2014 Pasadena Strawberry Festival

Sunday April 20, 2014
Pasadena's annual Strawberry Festival has been a Texas favorite for over three decades and features a wide variety of activities and entertainment including skydiving, bingo, live music, strawberry eating contests, strawberry cooking, barbecue cookoff, mud volleyball, a carnival and more. This year's Pasadena Strawberry Festival is set for May 16-18. Read More

2014 Maifest

Sunday April 20, 2014

One of the oldest cultural heritage festivals in the nation, Brenham's Maifest celebrates Washington County's German heritage. Parades, coronations, a carnival, live music and plenty of good food are just part of what visitors to Maifest can expect. The 2014 Maifest is set for May 2-4. Read More

2014 Austin Reggae Festival

Sunday April 6, 2014

The Austin Reggae Festival is one of the largest and most popular Reggae music festivals in Texas. Featuring nearly a dozen bands, the Austin Reggae Festival treats attendees to two full day of live music. The Austin Reggae Festival also helps feed the hungry in Central Texas by benefitting the Capital Area Food Bank. Those attending the Reggae Festival are asked to bring two cans of food to help in this effort. The 2014 Austin Reggae Festival is set for April 18-20. Read more

2014 Fiesta San Antonio

Sunday April 6, 2014
Fiesta San Antonio is a massive festival featuring over 100 different events. Some of the most popular are the 10k and kids' runs, Fiesta Oyster Bake, Fiesta Mariachi Mass, Roundball Ruckus, arts fair, carnival and A Night in Old San Antonio. The 2014 edition of Fiesta San Antonio is set to take place April 10-27. Read more

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