Labor Day Events in Central Texas 2019

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As summer comes to a close, Labor Day marks an opportunity for many families across Central Texas to spend time together before they get back to their busy weekly schedules of work and school. Here are some great Labor Day events in Texas to enjoy during your long weekend:

Oatmeal Fest 2019

What began as a community spoof on chili cook-offs, the annual Oatmeal Fest has become a true spectacle, attracting communities from across Central Texas to watch the parade, eat amazing food, and listen to live music. They can also sign up for the Run For Your Oats 5k race! More information can be found at

Labor Day Texas BBQ EventWorld Championship BBQ Goat Cookoff

A Texas tradition since 1974, feast your eyes on the fiery feud between 206 cook teams as they sizzle, smoke, and slice their way to victory and the esteemed title of champion (at least until next year)! It’s a spectacle for the whole family, and will include many family activities, beer and wine tasting, and a live concert at the finale following a full day of BBQ and fun! More information can be found at

25th Annual Labor Day Sorghum Festival

The Annual Sorghum Harvest is a time of excitement and celebration at the Brazos de Dios homestead, located in the thick forest of the fertile river valley north of Waco. Every year, they invite the community to enjoy a history lesson, crafts, music, and delicious sorghum syrup paired with a variety of home-cooked meals, grown and sourced directly from the farm.

Central Texas State Fair

Can’t decide which Labor Day events in Texas to attend? The Central Texas State Fair has a little bit of everything to entertain any family, including livestock shows, comedy shows, and enough shopping, delicious food, and classic fair rides to make for an unforgettable holiday. More information can be found at

Westfest 2019

The largest Czech heritage festival in Central Texas, Westfest invites Texans of every background to take part in the celebration with nonstop live music, dancing, a parade, family-oriented activities, and most importantly, authentic Czech food and drink! More information can be found at

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