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Austin County, Texas
309 Main Street
Sealy, TX 77474
979-885-3222
www.ExploreAustinCounty.com
Austin County, Texas

Events in Austin County

With its captivating history, thriving music scene, working ranches, and stunning nature, Austin County showcases some of the best of Texas.

Big-time rodeos and fairs, monthly farmers markets, classic car shows, and art festivals make up many of the events in Bellville, Sealy, and the rest of the county.

Whether you’re just passing through or you’re planning your next epic road trip, it’s more than worth it to time your next visit for these events and festivals in Austin County.

 


Monthly

Farmers Market
Austin County is farming country, making it the perfect place to hit up a farmers market for some fresh local produce. One of the top is the farmers market in Bellville, held the first and third Saturday of every month at the Jim Bishop Pavilion.
North Bell Street
Bellville, TX 77418

Market Day
Head to the captivating streets of downtown Bellville on the first Saturday of every month for Market Day. Dozens of vendors selling arts, crafts, antiques, and other unique items set up shop, giving you plenty of opportunities to browse throughout the Courthouse Square. Come for the shopping and hang out for the live entertainment.
1 East Main Street
Bellville, TX 77418

Main Street Market
On the second Saturday of each month, historic downtown Sealy is transformed into a sprawling outdoor market where you’ll find farm-fresh vegetables, homemade and handmade items, and plenty of delicious food. 
Main Street
Sealy, TX 77474


March

Classic Car Stampede
Fans of antique autos can’t miss the Classic Car Stampede in Bellville. Get an up-close view of famous vintage cars like a 1960’s era Ford Mustang or Chevrolet Camaro during this car show and competition. Awards are handed out for Top Truck, Top Motorcycle, Top Austin County Cruiser, Best Over the Pond, Participation, and Lucky Dog, so you know you’ll see a wide variety of autos.
1 East Main Street
Bellville, TX 77418


April

New Ulm Art Festival
Check out stunning art crafted by local artists as you explore all the art galleries in New Ulm. Proceeds from the festival go to scholarship funds awarded to art students from Bellville, Columbus, Fayetteville, Sealy, Wallis, and more of the surrounding area.
New Ulm, TX 78950
 

Fruehling Saengerfest
Celebrate Austin County’s German heritage in this annual late-April festival in Bellville. Savor a beer in the biergarten, enjoy all the live music and singalongs, and shop for German and handmade crafts.
952 South Tesch
Bellville, TX 77418

June

Summer Music Fest
Bellville’s Summer Music Fest is a one-day celebration of everything Texan. National touring country bands come to town to provide the tunes, while there’s mutton busin’ and lil’ wrangler events such as goat pulling; hay hauling; chicken, calf, and boot scrambles; and more family-friendly fun.
1076 East Hill
Bellville, TX 77418


July

Sealybration
Rocking concerts, a wide selection of beer and wine, and fireworks form the foundation for the annual Sealybration. In addition to all the music, food, and drink, the festival includes a barbecue cook-off, bean bag tournament, softball tournament, and a Kidzone for your youngsters.
1008 Main Street
Sealy, TX 77474

 


October

Wallis Fine Rides AutoFest
A spectacular collection of antique, classic, and hot rod cars converge on Wallis for the Wallis Fine Rides AutoFest. Check out historic and eye-catching autos at the Guardian Angel Catholic Church grounds. With competitors vying for top billing in one of the 16 distinct categories, there’s plenty to see.
5610 Demel
Wallis, TX 77485

Austin County Fair
You name it and you’ll probably find it at the Austin County Fair. Play in the huge midway carnival, listen to concerts by national recording artists, savor all the food and drink, and enjoy a wealth of family-friendly fun. A Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association-rodeo and a livestock show are also part of the fun.
1076 East Hill
Bellville, TX 77418

Pickin’ & Grinnin’ Festival
Three days of big-time bluegrass entertainers from all over the country sing and strum their hearts out at Bellville’s Coushatte Recreation Ranch in late October.
2812 Nelius Road
Bellville, TX 77418


November

Father of Texas Celebration
Celebrate the birth of Stephen F. Austin at the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. Hands-on activities for kids and adults make up the day, which kicks off with a gun salute in the morning.
15945 FM 1458
San Felipe, TX 77473


December

Small Town Christmas
Glide down a real snow slide, have your young ones take photos with Santa, and watch the Christmas Pickup Parade. If all of this doesn’t put you in the festive spirit, you’re probably a Scrooge. This two-day holiday event also has caroling, a courthouse tree lighting ceremony, breakfast with Santa at Newman’s Bakery, and a gingerbread house decorating contest.
Bellville, TX 77418

Fantasy of Lights
Sealy’s annual holiday extravaganza features a bit of something for everyone. The two-day event has a gingerbread house contest to go along with a range of cooking competitions, a 5K and 1K fun run, live performances, and vendors booths that sell everything from arts and crafts to food and specialty items. It all ends with a festive lighted parade fit for the Christmas season.
Sealy, TX 77474

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Contact Information

Austin County, Texas
309 Main Street
Sealy, TX 77474
979-885-3222
www.ExploreAustinCounty.com
Austin County, Texas