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Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Texas


Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer in most people's minds. Across the state of Texas, there will be a number of events, festivals and activities to help you get summer started the right way.

1. Kerrville Folk Festival

Having run continuously since 1972, the Kerrville Folk Festival is the longest running festival of its type in North America. Lasting 18 days, the festival features over 100 songwriters, concerts, arts & crafts, kids concerts and more.

2. Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival

Cajun food and music amid the rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country, the Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival helps usher in summer the right way. Besides the typical Cajun fare, there will also be plenty of the German food Fredericksburg is famous for on hand.

3. National Polka Festival

Featuring a colorful Czech parade, live music, arts & crafts, a horseshoe tournament, traditional Czech foods, dancing and a 5k run, Ennis' annual National Polka Festival is the largest Czech heritage festival in the United States.

4. Luckenbach's 150th Birthday Celebration

Texas' favorite honky-tonk town, Luckenbach will be celebrating its 150th birthday - for the eleventh time - over Memorial Day Weekend.

5. Cowboy Capital Rodeo Association Pro Rodeo

The Cowboy Capital of Texas - Bandera - will celebrate Memorial Day in typical cowboy fashion - with a rodeo. The Cowboy Capital Pro Rodeo is three days of rodeo action and live music.
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