Eat Your Way Through These Texas Food Festivals

There are few things more fun than a food festival, so we've selected 14 events to bite, chomp, gulp and sip your way through this fall.
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Arts & Drafts
Sept. 17, Houston, artsanddraftshou.comOffering 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. 
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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.

Photo via Instagram, artsanddraftshou
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. 
Photo via Instagram, vscialom
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.

Photo via Instagram, vscialom
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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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.

Photo by Current Promo Team
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. 
Photo via Instagram, smokedallas
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.

Photo via Instagram, smokedallas
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. 
Photo via Instagram, pecanstreetfest
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.

Photo via Instagram, pecanstreetfest

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. 
Photo via Instagram, lauren.r.smith
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.

Photo via Instagram, lauren.r.smith
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. 
Photo via Instagram, texasfarmersmarket
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.

Photo via Instagram, texasfarmersmarket
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 it’s only 30 minutes away from San Antonio. 
Photo via Facebook, gruenemusicfestival
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 it’s only 30 minutes away from San Antonio.

Photo via Facebook, gruenemusicfestival
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.  
Photo via Facebook, Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival
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.

Photo via Facebook, Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival
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 year’s event promises over 40 cook-off teams that will go head-to-head in preparing bacon appetizers, entrees, desserts and even drinks. 
Photo via Instagram, BaconBash
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 year’s event promises over 40 cook-off teams that will go head-to-head in preparing bacon appetizers, entrees, desserts and even drinks.

Photo via Instagram, BaconBash