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January 8-February 19, 2018
121st Washington's Birthday Celebration - Laredo, Texas
Most folks probably could never guess where the largest celebration of George Washington’s birthday is held. Believe it or not, it is staged each year in the border city of Laredo, Texas. True enough, Laredo is hardly the first thing that comes to mind when Americans think of their first president. However, it is Laredo that throws the largest and oldest Washington Birthday Celebration. Founded in 1898, this month-long celebration attracts over 400,000 visitors each year. Over the years, the event has grown to include a variety of entertainment and activities. This year’s celebration is scheduled to include parades, concerts, fireworks displays, a carnival, fun run, BBQ cookoff and more. In short, there really is something for everyone at this 'International celebration of a traditionally American holiday.' Attendance: 400,000.
January 10-14, 2018 San Antonio Cocktail Conference
San Antonio, Texas
Brings together top bartenders for four days of education seminars, guided tastings and cocktail parties. Conference proceeds will benefit HeartGift San Antonio.
January 12-Feb 3, 2018 Fort Worth Stock & Rodeo - Fort Worth, Texas
Join us for 23 days of heart pounding rodeo, world class livestock, kid-friendly exhibits, live music, cowboy cuisine, our “Moo-seum Experience,” the carnival/midway and four acres of incredible shopping.
January 13-27, 2018 81st Annual Texas Citrus Fiesta - Mission, Texas
Annual festival held since 1932, celebrating the citrus harvest in the lush Rio Grande Valley, with a pageant, parade, exhibits, carnival, and a costume show featuring beautiful costumes made of dried fruits and vegetables grown in the Valley.
January 15-27, 2018
San Antonio Restaurant Week
San Antonio, Texas
Restaurant Week is our celebration of amazing San Antonio restaurants – and your chance to try out one, two or many more of those restaurants that you’ve always wanted to try or to visit an old favorite. Participating restaurants will offer a prix-fixe menu – encompassing a three-course lunch and dinner for three different tiers: $15 lunch and $35 dinner. $10 lunch and $25 dinner.
January 19-20, 2018 - 9th Annual Yaga's Chili Quest & Beer Fest
This years festival will consist of the ever so popular Chili & Beer tasting with a ton of added perks. Get ready for live music, a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a washer pitching tournament, a jackpot margarita contest, vendors and a historical strand merchant walk-about. As if that doesn’t fulfill all of your festival needs, returning this year is the expanded Beer Festival.
January 26, 2018 Laredo-Webb County Bar Association Tequila Tasting
The Laredo-Webb County Bar Association presents its third annual Noche de Agave Tequila Tasting event held this year at Paseo Real. Tequila aficionados can expect to sample various luxury tequilas (up to thirty) at this fundraising event! Live music; and, traditional Mexican antojitos that will tantalize your palates. All proceeds benefit a scholarship fund awarded to local students attending Laredo Community College and/or Texas A&M International University. (Washington's Birthday Celebration Association).
January 26-28, 2018 ZestFest 2018 - Irving, Texas
Anyone who appreciates the hotter things in life is invited to indulge in a fiery food experience ZestFest brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend. ZestFest is the ultimate party for bold and flavorful food enthusiasts. Cooking demos by celebrity chefs, live music, interactive contests and thousands of bold food samples.
January 27-29, 2017 San Antonio Food & Wine Festival 2017
San Antonio, Texas
You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 San Antonio Food & Wine Festival, benefiting KLRN Public Television. Delectable wine and delicious food should be shared with great friends and we look forward to celebrating with you.
January 22, 2016 Ragin Cajun Shrimp Fest - Fredericksburg, Texas
One of our most popular events – Cajun food and good wine! “Ragin Cajun” is the name of the event and the wineries along Highway 290 invite you to join them in celebrating the end of winter. Recognized as the #2 wine destination in America, second only to Napa, the Texas Wine Country wants to celebrate! No ticket to buy – just drive to each of the participating wineries and get your serving of a locally prepared Cajun dish paired with a sample of that winery’s fine wine, plus a “throw bead” necklace (how much more Cajun can we get?)!
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