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Unique Springtime Festivals in Texas that Will Knock Your Socks off

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Springtime in Texas and festivals go hand-in-hand. The weather starts to warm up a little. You can get outdoors without the threat of freezing or melting. Plus, there’s plenty to see and do. Why not check out some of the amazing springtime festivals happening in this great state of ours while the birds and the bees are starting to liven up? You could probably stand to get out and have a little fun yourself after a grey, cool winter indoors! Here are some unique springtime festivals in Texas.

1. World’s Largest Rattlesnake Roundup

Unique Springtime Festivals in Texas that Will Knock Your Socks off

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Held annually, on the second weekend in March, the World’s Largest Rattlesnake Roundup is hosted by the Sweetwater Jaycees. The entire event is devoted completely to everything-rattlesnake. Featuring a carnival and dance, guided hunts, demonstrations, and even a cook-off, this rattlesnake roundup is definitely one of those springtime festivals for the books!

2. Rio Frio Fest

Unique Springtime Festivals in Texas that Will Knock Your Socks off

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Taking place in Concan, the Rio Frio Fest for 2020 is scheduled March 11 – 15. This unique, “Texas Sized” gathering is a full-on music festival which features a lineup that’s packed from top to bottom with amazing performers. The shoulder activities that go hand-in-hand with it, including camping, tubing, washer tournaments, and a crawfish boil, make this one of the springtime Texas festivals you just can’t miss!

3. Llano Fiddle Fest

Unique Springtime Festivals in Texas that Will Knock Your Socks off

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The Llano Fiddle Fest is held annually in early April. It was reintroduced to the area in 2011 after a hiatus of sorts from its previously successful 20-year run. Run by a local group of Texas fiddle enthusiasts, the event features Llano Air Fiddle and Anything Goes – Tricks and Licks competitions, as well as an Open Fiddle Contest in various age categories as well as open and accompanist divisions. The official website link (available here) provides all the details on this year’s event, happening April 4, 2020. It’s one of the top-of-the-line springtime festivals you need to mark on your calendar!