Things to do in Texas this November


Whether you are currently traveling in Texas or just looking for new adventures with friends, check out the list below for fun things to do in your area!

Dallas- Fort Worth Area


1. Oaktopia Festival

If you plan to make a pit stop in Dallas on November 17 and 18, then you’ll get the chance to see the annual music festival in Deep Ellum. The lineup includes 21 Savage, Phantogram, Lil Yachty and many more. Tickets are on sale now.


2. Texas Chili Fest

Since you’re in the area already, why not stop by the Texas Chili Festival? There will be all kinds of different vendors displaying their culinary creations for everybody to try out and enjoy live music at the same time.


3. Six Floor Museum 

On November 17, the Six Floor Museum will be having a special exhibition on “The Funeral of John F. Kennedy: The Day the World Stood Still.” It will display and discuss the day of his funeral as well as his burial.

Austin Area


1. Chuy's Christmas Parade

On November 18 the city of Austin will have its annual Christmas parade, which is free to the public and kid-friendly. The parade’s purpose is to gather toys for children whose parents can't afford Christmas gifts. If you happen to be driving by with your children, this is a must-see event.


2. Wurstfest

German Beer! German everything! If you enjoy embracing the German culture, then you will definitely not want to miss out! This festival is open from November 3 through November 12. Tickets are also available online for purchase.


3. Dia de los Muertos Concert

Be sure to attend the Dia de Los Muertos Concert on November 4, where you will get to experience the traditional Mexican holiday, as well enjoy live music from Tejano and Spanish bands.

Houston Area


1. HEB Holiday Parade

Since 1949, Downtown Houston has had their annual Thanksgiving parade every year on November 23. The parade is free to the public, so anyone can come and enjoy the holiday tradition! If you are in the Houston area, you should definitely go.

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2. Houston Cinema Arts Festival 

On November 9 through 16, stop by the Houston Cinema Arts Festival! It is a five-day festival devoted to making and helping young film artists show off their work and talent. They show multiple films and have guest speakers talk on behalf of their own experience working in the film industry.


3. 26th Annual Houston Turkish Festival

On November 4 and 5, Houston will have an annual Turkish festival which has been going for 26 years! The event offers Turkish food, music, and traditional dancing. This year they will even have a mini display of other international cultures so people can see and experience even more! Admission is free.

Written by @seungiehae