5 Texas Festivals You’ll Want To Check Out This Fall

For many, fall is one of the most wonderful seasons, especially in Texas. It signals a respite from the brutal summer heat as well as a transition into the beautiful seasonal changes of a Texas autumn. This time of year is also full of something else fun and enjoyable to all, festivals. Each year the many different cities in the great state of Texas offer a long list of interesting and quirky festivals that leave no interest or curiosity unexplored. Some of the more popular festivals take place during the Spring, such as the Bluebonnets Festival and Juneteenth. However, the Fall offers up its own share of amazing festivals to experience and enjoy. Here are 5 Texas festivals you’ll want to check out this fall.

1. The Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Festival

Chappell Hill, Texas is home to The Chappell Hill Lavender farm and home of the Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Festival. This farm contains thousands of lavender plants in varying varieties. It is truly a dream for those who love the scent of lavender or use the plant heavily for crafts or recipes. Each year the farm hosts its own festival in which, you can sample and purchase soaps, candles, spa products, and other gift items. They also team up with Windy Winery to provide their lavender wine while enjoying the live music, grape stomping, and various other festivities that take place.

2. The Washington County Fair

Started in 1868 the Washington County Fair has almost reached its 150 year anniversary! This fair spans over 8 days and has many different types of activities. It usually kicks off with some friendly competitive games such as chuck-wagon competition, horseshoe tournament, pitch tournaments, bean bag tournament, cornhole contests, talent shows, as well as antique and craft shows. They also incorporate a youth rodeo to go along with their regular rodeo event. All this takes place alongside a long list of vendors, craft shows, food trucks, and live music performances. The Washington County Fair is a juggernaut of a festival comprising all of the historical and present greatness of Texas.

3. Round Top Antiques Fair

If you are a collector and lover of antiques, you need to check out the Round Top Antiques Fair. Located in Round Top, Texas, this antiques fair have been nationally recognized as one of the best antique shows in the nation. This fair has been recognized in Texas Home and Living magazine as having amazing collections of Americana as well as top antiques from France, England, Spain, Italy, and various other countries. Each year for Fall and Spring, and now Winter, vendors from all over come to help put on the best antique show possible.

4. Scarecrow Festival in Chappell Hill Texas

Located in the heart of bluebonnet country, this festival is more about maintaining the culture and history of downtown Chappell Hill, than it is about showcasing actual scarecrows. However, the celebrations of the harvest season do bring out some of the most creative and spooky scarecrows around. Live music is performed and vendors sell their artisan goods in this historic Texas community.

5. Texas Brew Step Festival

Fans of home brewing and craft beer will absolutely love the Texas Brew Step Festival. It takes place in October and brings many hand-crafted brews from all over Texas to Downtown Brenham where the festivities take place. Sample all the beer you can handle and spend the day in the historical district of downtown Brenham while doing so.



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