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WHAT TO DO: February 2018

Updated: Mar 25

February 1

The Chisholm Trail: Cattle and Crossroads of History in Waco

The fourth annual Director's Forum, a collaboration with the Texas Historical Commission, will provide lectures, music, and panel discussions on how the Chisholm Trail affected our state and history.

February 2-13

Mardi Gras Galveston in Galveston

Enjoy the 107th annual Mardi Gras! Galveston with elaborate parades, headliner performances, family events, feasting and other festivities that come with hosting Mardi Gras island style.

February 8-11

Southeast Texas Mardi Gras in Port Arthur

Carnival Weekend has many attractions and activities for the whole family including daily parades and concerts, Arts & craft vendors. Mardi Gras Store offers a full line retail outlet of Mardi Gras goods and products. The Majestic Krewe of Aurora was the founding Krewe of Southeast Texas.

February 8-10

Mardi Gras Nocona Style in Downtown Nocona

Boots, beads and classic cars highlight the unusual twist the town of Nocona makes to the annual Mardi Gras celebration. Lots of fun activities and events, including the huge Mardi Gras parade!

February 8-25

San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo in San Antonio

Established in 1949, The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has grown to be one of the largest and most prestigious single events in the city.

February 9-11

Mardi Gras Upriver in Jefferson

The Krewe of Hebe will celebrate Mardi Gras with an event that includes live entertainment, parades, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, a carnival area, and tons of fun. This isa family-friendly event nestled in one of Texas' oldest towns.

February 18-March 5

Charro Days Fiesta in Brownsville

Born to lift community spirits toward the close of the Great Depression in 1937-38 Charro Days Fiesta will celebrate its 81st anniversary in 2018 with the same dedication to bi-national friendship and respect for traditions that first captivated Brownsville long ago. Join us for festivals, parades, dances and the Charro Days Carnival for a celebration to remember.

February 27-March 18

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ is the world's largest livestock show and rodeo. Come out for some Texas sized fun!

February 28-March 4

Oysterfest in Fulton

The 40th Annual Fulton Oysterfest is a salute to the tasty bi-valve found in our local waters. Sponsored by the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department and the Town of Fulton. It is a family friendly event with carnival rides, games, food, an oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths and most of all- FUN!

Want to plan even further ahead? Check out the "Happenings" section of Authentic Texas!

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