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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Pioneer Days    more >>

October 5 - 7, 2017

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


Magical and Medieval Fantasy Faire    more >>

October 7 - 8, 2017

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


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

October 14, 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 >>

October 14, 2017

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


Fall Fest    more >>

October 21, 2017

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 28, 2017

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


Downtown Classic Car Show    more >>

October, 2017

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


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

October, 2017

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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Bass Tournament    more >>

November 4, 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.


Middlefaire Renaissance Festival    more >>

November 4 - 5, 2017

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


"Honeymoon at Graveside Manor" Live Theatre    more >>

November 4 - 5, 10 - 12, 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 >>

November 11, 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 >>

November 11, 2017

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


Holiday at the Faire    more >>

November 18 - 19, 2017

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


Clifton Swirl    more >>

November, 2018 (This event will not be held in 2017)

Sip, Swirl, and Shop in historic downtown Clifton!



Sydell Pottery Open House    more >>

November, 2017

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 1 - 2, 2017

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


Magnolias & Mistletoe    more >>

December 2, 2017

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


Norwegian Lutefisk Dinner    more >>

December 2, 2017

Come taste a dinner featuring traditional Norwegian lutefisk!


Christmas Concert    more >>

December 7, 2017

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


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

December 9, 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 >>

December 9, 2017

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


Christmas Celebration    more >>

December, 2017

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


"Toy Camp" Children's Theatre    more >>

December 15 - 17, 2017

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 >>

January, 2018

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, 2018

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


Live Theatre    more >>

January, 2018

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

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Bass Tournament    more >>

February, 2018

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.


Chocolate Festival    more >>

February, 2018

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


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

February, 2018

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, 2018

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


Live Theatre    more >>

February, 2018

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 >>

March, 2018

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


Star Party    more >>

March, 2018

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


Bass Tournament    more >>

March, 2018

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.


Easter Egg Hunts    more >>

March, 2018

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

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Countywide Garage Sale    more >>

April, 2018

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


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

April, 2018

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, 2018

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


Chorale Concert   more >>

April, 2018

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


Antique Alley Texas    more >>

April 20 - 22, 2018

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, 2018

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


Bass Tournament    more >>

April, 2018

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.


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

April, 2018

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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Pro Rodeo    more >>

May, 2018

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".


Bass Tournament    more >>

May, 2018

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 >>

May, 2018

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


Tour De Norway    more >>

May, 2018

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


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

May, 2018

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.


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

May, 2018

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, 2018

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


Pro Rodeo    more >>

May, 2018

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, 2018

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

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Texas Pirate Festival    more >>

June, 2018

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


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

June, 2018

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.


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

June, 2018

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, 2018

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


Bass Tournament    more >>

June, 2018

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.

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Fourth of July Fireworks    more >>

July, 2018

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


Live Theatre    more >>

July, 2018

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 >>

July, 2018

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


Star Party    more >>

July, 2018

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

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Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

August, 2018

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, 2018

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


Live Theatre    more >>

August, 2018

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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Texas' Largest Fish Fry    more >>

September 1, 2018

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


Bosque Art Classic    more >>

September, 2018

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.


Bass Tournament    more >>

September, 2018

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.


Sailboat Regatta    more >>

September, 2018

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.


Antique Alley Texas    more >>

September 21 - 23, 2018

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.


Star Party    more >>

September, 2018

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


Meyer Observatory Open House    more >>

September, 2018

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

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