Events & Festivals

Year-round Events

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First Saturday

Join the Buda Downtown Merchants’ Group every first Saturday of the month and explore all the unique shops across downtown. Beware: live music, food and drinks may be around any corner. 
Downtown Buda Farmers Market

Downtown Buda Farmer's Market - Every Sunday 

With a strong focus on sustainability, the Buda Downtown Farmers Market provides visitors, residents and local businesses with high-quality goods and the freshest, most nutritious and most reasonably priced locally grown produce. 

Spring Events

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday before Easter 

Hop to Buda Sportsplex for an egg-citing egg hunt! At this FREE event, kids will make a dash towards the hunting ground to try and collect as many eggs and treats that can be found. Following the egg hunt, there will be more activities and fun for the whole family.
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Buda Lions Country Fair & Wiener Dog Races - last weekend of April

This annual country fair has become an extremely popular spring event. The festivities begin with a pet parade, followed by the nationally known Wiener Dog Races. Cheer on your favorite wiener dog while also enjoying the other fun activities that are happening at the fair. Other competitive events can be observed, such as the BBQ cook-off, bake-off, washer tournament, and best dressed dog contest. Arts and crafts vendors and live entertainment can be enjoyed throughout the weekend.
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Summer Events

Band performing at the Buda Mill and Grain in front of the Big 'Un

South Main Music Nights - various Fridays in June and July

Kick off your summer at a FREE concert series at the Buda Mill & Grain Co.! Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets to enjoy live music and don't forget to pick up dinner at your favorite downtown restaurant. More Info

Red White and Buda 2017

Red, White n' Buda Independence Day Celebration - July 4th

Come celebrate Independence Day in Buda! Watch or be a part of the morning children’s parade filled with decorative bicycles, wagons, and unique kid’s floats as it takes route on Main Street. Bounce houses and more family fun can be found at City Park immediately following the parade. The celebration continues at night with live music, activities and a spectacular fireworks display. 
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2018 Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park - various Fridays in June and July

Watch family friendly movies under the stars. Seating is on the grass and concrete, so bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks for comfort. Concessions will be available. Admission is free.
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Fall Events

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Fajita Fiesta - last weekend in September

Fajitas, BBQ and more tasty food can be explored at Fajita Fiesta. This is a family friendly event that also includes a jalapeno eating contest, games, a talent show, mariachi groups, and arts and crafts vendors.
Booda Halloween 2018

Boo-da Halloween - Saturday before Halloween

Local businesses and organizations line up in Downtown Buda to provide a fun and safe opportunity for trick-or-treating. Bring your little ghost or goblin for some candy, treats, and entertainment. The Buda Public Library also provides more fun with spooky stories, crafts, games, and more! 
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Family in pajama's in front of the Buda Christmas tree at the Buda Cocoa Jingle

Cocoa Jingle - Saturday after Thanksgiving

Celebrate the lighting of historic downtown Buda family style with a Cocoa Jingle on Main St. Bring your own mug or purchase a commemorative mug to build your favorite hot cocoa beverage in downtown businesses. This family-friendly event is free for all ages.
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Winter Events
Wine being poured into glass from the Buda Sip and Stroll

Holiday Sip and Stroll - early December

Feel the magic of the holidays as you sip, savor, shop, and stroll in beautiful Historic Downtown Buda on this magical evening to remember. Ticket holders will receive a commemorative glass, entertainment and more as you stroll through a dozen of our downtown shops tasting a variety of spirits as well as a sampling of some of our restaurants finest menu items.
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Santa and Mrs. Claus riding on a vintage fire truck during the Budafest parade with fireworks behind

Budafest - first weekend in December

Budafest is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the spirit of the holidays with artisan craft vendors, visits with Santa, a night-time lighted Christmas parade, fireworks over downtown, carnival, a snow play area, kids activities, and more. Admission into Budafest is free, so bring the whole family! More Info

Buda Trail of Lights - multiple weekends in December

Christmas cheer radiates throughout the season! Take a walk through Historic Stagecoach Park to view twinkling lights and illuminated Christmas displays. Guests are shuttled from Cabela’s so that they can enjoy the array of festive scenes at their leisure. Food, fun, and holiday splendor await visitors along with a visit from Santa himself.
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