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  • Brittany Varner

WHAT TO DO: March 2019

Updated: 2 days ago

Spring is on its way, and boy is Texas full of fun for March. Y'all have plenty of rodeo's, festivals, and gathering to explore this month. So get outside, explore your state, and experience new things.

Feb. 28-March 3


Hidalgo, TX

In its 42nd year, Southern Texas’ largest music, culture, and heritage festival is a multi-day extravaganza that pays homage to a different country each year In 2019, celebrate Spain and its unique cuisine, language, arts and crafts, musical heritage and entertainment.

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Weekends in March & April

Sherwood Forest Faire

Mcdade, TX

The forest is filled with family entertainment. You can shop for treasures and hear the sounds of bagpipes. Entertainment includes magic shows, puppet shows, storytelling and combat tournaments.

Visit for more details.

March 2

The Georgetown Swirl

Georgetown, TX

Fet your friends together for this event that includes tastings from Texas wineries as well as food from restaurants located inside the downtown musical heritage and entertainment.

All the information can be found at

March 6, 2019 - March 6, 2023

It’s Never Just a Horse

Fort Worth, TX

The second floor of the museum will reopen in March with a new exhibit paying homage to the undeniable link among horse, women and the West. The upper floor will feature islands examining the partnerships of women and horses. From time to time, the gallery lights will dim, and visitors will be surrounded by horses coming from every direction. In addition, the popular interactive bronc ride will continue.

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March 7-March 10


Fulton, TX

The 41st annual Fulton Oysterdest is a salute to the tasty bivalve found int he local waters. It's a family- event with carnival rides, games, food, and oyster eating contest, live music and vendor booths.

More information can be found at:

March 7- March 17

Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo

Mercedes, TX

The first incarnation of this annual event was held in 1939 on the grounds of a local livestock sales yard with make-shift pens and lean-to sheds. Over the past 80 years, it has grown to be one of the top 10 shows in the state, featuring live performances, festival foods, parades, horse shows, cooking contests, competitive events, petting zoos and more.

A full list of information can be located at

(Photo credit Texas Border Business)

March 8 - March 10

Largest Rattlesnake Roundup

Sweetwater, TX

Started in 1958, the Roundup is held by the Sweetwater Jaycees. Events include a cookoff, dance, bus tours, guided hunts, and carnival, along with a gun, coin and knife show.

Visit for more information.


March 8 - March 10

The Best Little Cowboy Fathering in Texas

La Grange, TX

With entertainment on both the Dance Hall Stage and Outside Stage, enjoy a weekend of great music and dancing — day and night — along with BBQ cookers, children’s events, historical events, and Texas-sized hospitality. will have all your information for this exciting event.

March 12 - March 17

Nederland Heritage Festival

Nederland, TX

This festival is a homecoming and six-day block party. Every night features a different type of music, from Cajun and R&B to country and rock ‘n’ roll. Activities include booths, a crafts market, chili cook-off, petting zoo, free entertainment, motorcycle show, carnival, and the best food in Southeast Texas (all homemade).

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(Photo credit Gov.Texas.Gov)