Two Upcoming Festivals in Dallas

The fall is a season full of fun, laughter and festivals. Many events will happen in September and October as temperatures in the city of Dallas begin to cool off. This is the type of year many residents look forward to because of the great events and two upcoming festivals should be on your list.

Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival

Held from August 31st to September 2nd, this festival will provide all types of fun. Combining music and BBQ is popular in Texas and this festival gives you the best of the Blues and BBQ. Many top artists will take the stage, such as Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughn and John Mayall. Along with these great artists, some of the best BBQ choices will be available.

Pitmasters will compete in the People’s Choice barbecue event on Saturday with the final battle on Sunday. Admission to the festival is $5 for a one-day ticket or you can choose special seating options ranging from $25 to $40. Each day, the festival will start at 2pm and continue through the night.

Grapevine GrapeFest

Grapefest - Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/apbutterfield/6160325683/It may sound like this event is all about grapes, but it’s really about wine. This is one of the best wine festivals in the state and brings many of the top connoisseurs to the area. With plenty of wine on hand, tastings available, food pairings, awards and more, this is an event for everybody. Even the kids can come and enjoy the carnival rides and live music.

The festival will happen from September 12th to September 15th. Each day it will kick off at 10am, except on the 15th when it will start at 11am. This is an event full of fun and for the price, its well worth it. Children ages 6 to 12 get in for $5, adult admission is $8 and senior passes are only $5. A weekend pass can be purchased for $18 and a weekend souvenir pass can be purchased for $23.