The Festivities Never Stop with Nearby Year-Round Events
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Special events happen all year round near Canyon Falls, making every season feel special. Come enjoy live music, carnivals, fireworks, wine-tasting, even hot-air balloon rides -- it’s all happening here.
Evenings on Oak Street Concert Series - Roanoke
Thursday nights once or twice a month from March through September
Bring a blanket or chairs to these free live performances on Roanoke’s Austin Street Plaza, then walk to one of Roanoke’s restaurants for an after-show dinner.
Twilight Tunes - Denton
Thursday evenings from April through June
Grab a meal-to-go from one of the nearby restaurants and settle in for a night of free live music on Denton County’s Courthouse-on-the-Square.
Jazz Concert Series at the Shops at Highland Village - Highland Village
Tuesday evenings in May
Bring a picnic or dine on the patio at Patrizio’s and enjoy free live jazz shows every Tuesday in May.
Friday Note Music in the Park - Flower Mound
Every Friday evening in May
Finish the week with a free family-friendly live show in Heritage Park.
Sounds of Lewisville Concert Series - Lewisville
Tuesday evenings in June and July
Catch a free live concert on summer Tuesdays at Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 15 miles from Canyon Falls.
Roanoke’s 3rd Rocks - Roanoke
Every July 3
Held on Independence Eve, this annual celebration of America features live music, kids’ activities and, of course, fireworks.
Independence Fest - Flower Mound
Celebrate these United States all day long with a kids’ parade, a free live concert, a free kids’ zone with face-painting and bounce houses, and fireworks.
The Lions Club Balloon Festival and Fair - Highland Village
Weekend in mid August
With tethered hot-air balloon rides, live music, food and beverage booths, arts and crafts tents and a carnival, this three-day festival is more than just pretty balloons -- though they’ve got those too in the form of evening “balloon glows” (anchored hot-air balloons lit up like colorful lanterns).
Celebrate Roanoke - Roanoke
2nd Saturday in October
This downtown festival includes free live music, fireworks, a Texas Motor Speedway exhibit, food booths, craft vendors, historic reenactments, and kids’ entertainment including magicians, puppet shows, bounce houses and more.
Grapefest - Grapevine
4 days in mid September
Live music on three stages, food vendors, carnival rides, ice carving demos, a car show -- and, of course, wine tasting -- are just some of the attractions of this four-day event, now in its 30th year.
ICE! and Lone Star Christmas at the Gaylord Texan - Grapevine
November and December
Come see the magic of two million lights bouncing off ice sculptures crafted from two million pounds of ice at this four-star hotel in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas. There’s even a 54-foot Christmas tree and indoor snow tubing with real snow!
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