Arts & Drafts Sept. 17, Houston, artsanddraftshou.com Offering over 30 beers and high-quality foods and spirits, Arts & Drafts is dedicated to showcasing the best of the best when it comes to local and national brands. Check out some art, grab a drink and enjoy the Houston festival that brings the best of two worlds together.
10th Annual Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival
Sept. 23-25, Byran, texasredsfestival.com
For those who truly appreciate the finer things in life, the Texas Reds Festival, held each year in Bryan, allows you to dive into some of the most delicious steak and red wines in the state. There will also be plenty of craft beer for non-wine drinkers, an arts show and performances by Ray Wylie Hubbard and Rodney Crowell.
The Food Truck Event
Sept. 10, San Antonio, culinariasa.org
Eat your way through some of San Antonio's best food trucks this September at The Food Truck Event, which promises live entertainment and plenty of food and booze.
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Smoked Dallas Sept. 24, Dallas, smokeddallas.com
For delicious cues and brews, check out Smoked Dallas for an ultimate day of barbecue by pitmasters from all over the state and a performance by The Toadies.
Pecan Street Festival
Sept. 24-25, Austin, pecanstreetfestival.org
Held in the Sixth Street District, The Pecan Street Festival brings all things pecan to Austin each fall, along with live music, lots of food and other festival favorites.
47th Annual Texas Rice Festival Sept. 28-Oct. 1, texasricefestival.com
Ringing in 47 years of celebrating the Texas staple, the Texas Rice Festival, located in Winnie, honors the annual harvest with several art exhibits and shows, pageants, live music, a parade and many, many more rice-fueled activities.
Austin Fermentation Festival
Oct. 2, Austin, texasfarmersmarket.org
If you spend your days dreaming up ways to better your homemade beer, sauerkraut or kombucha, then this festival is for you. Attend workshops focused on fermented food and beverages and get a taste for how Texas chefs are serving up their fermented dishes.
Gruene Music & Wine Festival Oct. 6-9, New Braunfels, gruenemusicandwinefest.org
Celebrating its 30th year of celebrating music and wine, this festival features more than 30 Texas wineries, specialty beers and food tastings, and its only 30 minutes away from San Antonio.
Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival Oct. 14-16, Conroe, conroecajuncatfishfestival.com
The 27th annual Cajun Catfish Festival brings family-friendly events and non-stop music every October to the city of Conroe. This year, you can expect 13 food vendors and 22 artists to show some love for cajun catfish.
Bacon Bash Oct. 15, Cranfills Gap, baconbashtexas.com
Since 2012, the town of Cranfills Gap has been celebrating all things bacon, with the perfect pairings of beer and live bands. This years event promises over 40 cook-off teams that will go head-to-head in preparing bacon appetizers, entrees, desserts and even drinks.