Events in Glen Rose

Glen Rose may be best known as the Dinosaur Capital of Texas, but the town is just as enamored by music. In fact, many of the events in Glen Rose feature the upbeat rhythms and sharp notes of bluegrass. Along with all the bluegrass, the town is also host to a festival focused on the music of the dulcimer, an uncommon instrument that traces its roots back to the Appalachian Mountains. If you enjoy music, you can't miss one of the many festivals in Glen Rose.

Paluxy River Bluegrass Spring Festival
Listen to some of the best bluegrass performers around at Glen Rose’s Paluxy River Bluegrass Spring Festival. The three day event, typically held the first Saturday of April, is held at Oakdale Park. Admission for music fans of all ages is free.
1019 Northeast Barnard Street
Glen Rose, TX  76043

Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival
Savor the flicks and twangs of the dulcimer, a three- or four-string instrument that originated in the Appalachian region of the United States, at the Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival in Glen Rose. This free festival features performances by local musicians and food and memorabilia vendors.
1019 Northeast Barnard Street
Glen Rose, TX  76043

Gospel Grass Music Festival
Enjoy faith, fellowship, great music, and fun for the whole family at the Gospel Grass Music Festival. Admission to the two-day festival, held in Oakdale Park, is free for attendees of all ages.
1019 Northeast Barnard Street
Glen Rose, TX  76043

CareFlite Paluxy Pedal
Hop aboard your bicycle and participate in the CareFlite Paluxy Pedal, a charity bike ride through the scenic landscape surrounding Glen Rose. Distances of 29, 38, 53, and 62 miles are available to accommodate riders of all skill and endurance levels. All routes but the 29-mile trail include “The Wall,” a 3/10th of a mile hill that has a grade of 19% at its steepest. Proceeds from the ride, held in early October, benefit the LDL Education Resources Foundation.
1102 Stadium Drive
Glen Rose, TX 76043

Paluxy River Bluegrass Festival
The Paluxy River Bluegrass Festival is an annual three-day festival held in early October at Oakdale Park. Numerous bluegrass bands offer free performances throughout the event, which is free and open to the public.
1019 Northeast Barnard Street
Glen Rose, TX  76043

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