Lake Whitney limestone cliffs

Events Calendar

There's always lots going on at Lake Whitney and the surrounding areas. Look through our calendar of events to see what you want to do on your next Texas Getaway Vacation.

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Fourth of July Fireworks    more >>

July 2, 2016

The skies at night are big and bright with fireworks every Fourth of July!


"You Can't Get There From Here" Theatre    more >>

July 9 -10, 15 - 17, 2016

Lake Whitney Arts typically stages four theatre productions each year. Comedies, dramas, and musicals draw audiences to this intimate local theatre.

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Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

August 6, 2016

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

August 6, 2016

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


"Aladdin" Children's Theatre    more >>

August 19 - 21, 2016

Lake Whitney Arts typically stages four theatre productions each year. Comedies, dramas, and musicals draw audiences to this intimate local theatre.

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Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

September 3, 2016

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

September 3, 2016

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


Texas' Largest Fish Fry    more >>

September 3, 2016

For more than 40 years now, the West Shore Volunteer Fire Department has held its annual fish fry event.


Bosque Art Classic    more >>

September 10 - 24, 2016

The Bosque Art Classic, begun in 1986, is an international judged and juried art show held each year in September, at the Bosque Arts Center.


Antique Alley Texas    more >>

September 16 - 18, 2016

For more than 10 years now, the third weekends of April and September are home to more than 37 miles of shopping for antiques, western collectibles, automobile memorabilia, quilts, yard sale merchandise, and more.


Bass Tournament    more >>

September 24 - 25, 2016

What began in 1955 in Whitney as a local tournament has since grown into a sport where prizes can now reach hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Cowboy Mounted Shoot    more >>

September 24 - 25, 2016

The Hubbard Rodeo Association plays host to a Cowboy Mounted Shoot each September.


Live Theatre    more >>

September 24, October 1 - 2, 7 - 8, 2016

The Tin Building Theatre stages family-oriented comedy, drama and musicals performed by a talented group of local actors.


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

September, 2016

Blue skies on a sunny afternoon, the wind at your back, and Lake Whitney in front of you - these are the ingredients for a perfect sailboat regatta.

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Pioneer Days    more >>

September 29 - 30, October 1, 2016

Downtown Whitney streets close to all but pedestrian traffic for the largest festival in Whitney.


Magical and Medieval Fantasy Faire    more >>

October 1 - 2, 2016

Adventure, music, and merriment deep in the heart of Texas!


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

October 8, 2016

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

October 8, 2016

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


Fall Fest    more >>

October 15, 2016

Art, cars, crafts, quilts, a poker run, live entertainment, and wine tasting – there's something for everyone at the annual Fall Fest held each year in historic Clifton.


National Championship Barbecue Cookoff    more >>

October 22, 2016

Bring your appetite and plan to spend the day at this event with something for everyone.


Downtown Classic Car Show    more >>

October 29, 2016

Downtown Whitney blocks off a street to accommodate the cars, trucks, and motorcycles that show up for this event.


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

October, 2016

Blue skies on a sunny afternoon, the wind at your back, and Lake Whitney in front of you - these are the ingredients for a perfect sailboat regatta.

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Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

November 5, 2016

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

November 5, 2016

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


Middlefaire Renaissance Festival    more >>

November 5 - 6, 2016

Adventure, music, and merriment deep in the heart of Texas!


"Rex's Exes" Theatre    more >>

November 5 - 6, 11 - 13, 2016

Lake Whitney Arts typically stages four theatre productions each year. Comedies, dramas, and musicals draw audiences to this intimate local theatre.



Clifton Swirl    more >>

November 12, 2016

Sip, Swirl, and Shop in historic downtown Clifton!


Sydell Pottery Open House    more >>

November 26, 2016

Each year on the weekend following Thanksgiving, Sydell Riverplace Pottery hosts an Open House where visitors can explore the artist's studio and shop.

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Norwegian Country Christmas    more >>

December 2 - 3, 2016

A lighted parade, homes tour, special museum exhibits, and Norwegian foods and crafts are all part of this holiday event!


Magnolias & Mistletoe    more >>

December 3, 2016

The town of Hubbard opens its doors to celebrate the Christmas season.


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

December 3, 2016

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Norwegian Lutefisk Dinner    more >>

December 3, 2016

Come taste a dinner featuring traditional Norwegian lutefisk!


Star Party    more >>

December 3, 2016

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


"The One and Only Santa Claus" Children's Theatre    more >>

December 16 - 18, 2016

Lake Whitney Arts typically stages four theatre productions each year. Comedies, dramas, and musicals draw audiences to this intimate local theatre.


Christmas Celebration    more >>

December, 2016

Downtown Whitney stays open late for the Christmas tree lighting, parade, carolers, and Santa Claus. Sidewalks vendors offer unique Christmas gifts.


Christmas Concert    more >>

December, 2016

Composed of approximately 35 singers, the Bosque Chorale offers some of the world's finest choral and orchestral music to area audiences.

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Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

January, 2017

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

January, 2017

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


Harlem Ambassadors    more >>

January, 2017

The Harlem  Ambassadors come to town for a special comedy basketball event for the entire family, filled with laughter, slam dunks, and high-flying hoops.

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Chocolate Festival    more >>

February, 2017

All things chocolate are featured at this festival, including a chocolate fountain and foods such as chocolate chili.


Bass Tournament    more >>

February, 2017

What began in 1955 in Whitney as a local tournament has since grown into a sport where prizes can now reach hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Live Theatre    more >>

February, 2017

Lake Whitney Arts typically stages four theatre productions each year. Comedies, dramas, and musicals draw audiences to this intimate local theatre.


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

February, 2017

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

February, 2017

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.

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Bass Tournament    more >>

March, 2017

What began in 1955 in Whitney as a local tournament has since grown into a sport where prizes can now reach hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Star Party    more >>

March, 2017

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


Big Top Circus    more >>

March, 2017

The "World's Biggest Big Top Circus" comes to town for an exciting evening, enjoyed by the young and the young-at-heart.


Easter Egg Hunts    more >>

April, 2017

Towns all around the Getaway Capital of Texas host Easter egg hunts for the kids.

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Chorale Concert    more >>

April, 2017

Composed of approximately 35 singers, the Bosque Chorale offers some of the world's finest choral and orchestral music to area audiences.


Countywide Garage Sale    more >>

April, 2017

One weekend each spring, Bosque County plays host to over 175 individual sales throughout the county.


Antique Alley Texas    more >>

April 21 - 23, 2017

For more than 10 years now, the third weekends of April and September are home to more than 37 miles of shopping for antiques, western collectibles, automobile memorabilia, quilts, yard sale merchandise, and more.


Live Theatre    more >>

April, 2017

Lake Whitney Arts typically stages four theatre productions each year. Comedies, dramas, and musicals draw audiences to this intimate local theatre.


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

April, 2017

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

April, 2017

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.

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Pro Rodeo    more >>

May, 2017

Rodeo was designated the "official sport of Texas" in 1997 and there's plenty of pro rodeos all around the official "Getaway Capital of Texas".


Live Theatre    more >>

May, 2017

The Tin Building Theatre stages family-oriented comedy, drama and musicals performed by a talented group of local actors.


Tour De Norway    more >>

May, 2017

Cyclists come from all over Texas to ride the beautiful rolling hills at the top of the Texas Hill Country.


Bass Tournament    more >>

May, 2017

What began in 1955 in Whitney as a local tournament has since grown into a sport where prizes can now reach hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

May, 2017

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

May, 2017

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.


Pro Rodeo    more >>

May 27 - 28, 2017

Rodeo was designated the "official sport of Texas" in 1997 and there's plenty of pro rodeos all around the official "Getaway Capital of Texas".


Memorial Day Weekend Trade Days    more >>

May 27 - 29, 2017

Get ready for a three day weekend full of fun at the annual Hubbard Memorial Day Celebration!

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Youth Fishing Tournament    more >>

June, 2017

Kids ages 4-12 fish for free, and maybe even win a prize!


Texas Pirate Festival    more >>

June, 2017

Adventure, music, and merriment deep in the heart of Texas!


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

June, 2017

Each month the Central Texas Astronomical Society hosts an Open House at the Meyer Observatory, located at its Turner Research Station.


Star Party    more >>

June, 2017

Evening stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and knowledge provided by enthusiastic volunteers.

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