Sign In
Home > Events > Annual Events

Annual Events

The Texas Mile

Spring 2020 Date TBA

The Texas Mile is speeding to the crossroads of South Texas! Come check out the action every March and October at the Victoria Regional Airport. Drivers compete against themselves as they see how fast their cars, trucks and motorcycles will go in 1 mile – with no speed limit! Food trucks will be on site as well as vendors.

The event has been sold out of participant spots for some time; however, an unlimited number of tickets are available for spectators. Three-day passes are $25 and include in/out privileges. Come see some of the fastest cars in the country test their limits!

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Hot Rod Riot

Spring 2020 Date TBA

Get your rides ready for the annual Hot Rod Riot car show and music fest at historic Schroeder Hall! This is a free show for both car show participants and spectators. The event features some of the coolest rides from around the state of Texas, along with live music, min bike races, a pin up contest, food trucks, and vendors.


Event Facebook Page

Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

May 21-24, 2020

The Victoria TX Independent Film festival returns to Downtown Victoria, showcasing over 50 films of feature and short length including dramas, comedies, and documentaries from film-makers all over the world. Actors, directors, and producers will be available after screening for Q&A sessions.

Not only can you enjoy the screenings taking place in the Leo J. Welder Center, but check out the screenings along with great food at the nearby Rosebud Records, Grill and Theater.

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Memorial Weekend Bash

May 23-24, 2020

Get ready for one of Victoria's largest music events featuring some of the biggest names in Tejano music this May at the Memorial Weekend Bash at DeLeon Plaza in Downtown Victoria! General admission tickets are available for one and two day passes. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for purchase too.


Event Facebook Page

Victoria Bach Festival

June 6-13, 2020

An entire week of innovative and engaging musical experiences unfold during the Victoria Bach Festival. Named a “Texas Treasure” by National Public Radio, the festival is a mix of intimate concerts by outstanding soloists and chamber groups as well as symphonic performances.
Popular events include the free Bachfest Breakfast concerts held at Liberty Coffee Haus. Enjoy intimate concerts and pair it with an excellent coffee or pastry. Noon concerts feature pay-what-you-want admission and provide for chamber performances in relaxing venues like the First United Methodist and Trininty Episcopal churches. Larger concerts held each night conclude with a tremendous performance at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Annual Quilt Show

August 7-8, 2020

The Quilt Guild of Greater Victoria presents this annual showcase of tremendous skill and design work. Marvel at the dozens of quilts on display and shop from a number of vendors in attendance selling a variety of unique quilt-related items and supplies. There will be various vendors, classes, special exhibits, silent auction, scrap dive and fun for everyone!

Admission to the show is $8. Children 12 and under are free.

Event Website

Click Here to Check Out the Event's Website

Czech Heritage Festival

September 27, 2020

The Annual Czech Heritage Festival is a true showcase of Czech heritage. Enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Czech stew and sausage, along with live polka music and dancing. The kids will love free accordion lessons and a youth Czech sing-a-long. There will be free Tarok card game lessons too. The event will also feature a Czech Heritage Museum, exhibits and demonstrations, arts & crafts, an auction, and so much more!

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Polo at McFaddin Ranch

October 24, 2020

This event will be held at the goreous McFaddin Ranch Polo Grounds in McFaddin,Texas. Steeped in tradition, this must attend match is the quintessential event of the year. Spend a day at McFaddin Ranch, it includes enjoyment of a Polo Match, Tailgate Tastings, Beer & Wine, Live and Silent Auction, Live Music and a Kids Corral.

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Annual Cemetery Tour

October 2020

Evening tours of the historic Evergreen Cemetery featuring re-enactors who play out Victoria’s colorful and unequaled history in educational and entertaining vignettes. Ticketed event and hosted by Victoria Preservation, Inc.

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Lighted Christmas Parade & Christmas on the Square

December 2020

Each year the City of Victoria's Parks and Recreation department hosts a fun-filled evening on the square with a petting zoo, Christmas treats, and pics with Santa along with a breathtaking lighted Christmas parade the next evening. Downtown Victoria comes alive with over one hundred floats and organizations decked out in their Christmas attire. Come get in the holiday spirit!

Event Website

Event Facebook Page


The Nutcracker

December 2020

A timeless holiday tradition, Victoria Ballet Theatre presents five public performances of “The Nutcracker” featuring community members, company dancers, guest artists, and one of Tchaikovsky’s most enduring scores for the ballet. Generations of audiences have enjoyed this perennial Christmas favorite, a charming tale of holiday adventure that follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Principal dancers from the Houston Ballet will once again be gracing the stage as the sugar plum fairy and her cavalier. This holiday season, experience the beauty and athleticism of Victoria Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” a Victoria tradition since 1985.

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Victoria Livestock Show

In Victoria springtime means it’s time for the annual Victoria Livestock show. Thousands of people attend every year to enjoy the carnival, shopping, live music, beer garden, BBQ cook-off, competitions, and so much more.

Event Website

Click Here to Check Out the Event's Website

Event Facebook Page

Click Here to Check Out the Event's Facebook Page

Riverside Ride

2021 Date TBA

Break out those bikes from your Winter storage and kick off Spring with the Kiwanis Clus of Victoria for their eighth annual Riverside Ride! This fully supported bicycle ride will consist of four routes, including a challenging 100 mile route through the rolling hills of northwest Victoria County.

The ride starts at First United Methodist Church. Come early for a free pancake breakfast free for each registered rider beginning at 6:30AM and bring your family too!

Event Website

Click Here to Check Out the Event's Website

Event Facebook Page

Click Here to Check Out the Event's Facebook Page

Riverside Food Truck Fest

2021 Date tba

Come hungry and leave happy at the Riverside Food Truck Festival in Riverside Park! The food truck scene in Victoria has exploded over the last few years, and Victoria is ready to showcase the tasty and diverse dishes our mobile chefs are ready to prepare for you. There will be huge Easter egg hunt along with a children's play area, live music and other non-food vendors. Admission to the festival is free; the only money you'll need to have on hand is for food and shopping with the vendors. The event is pet friendly too. Get ready to get your grub on!

Event Facebook Page

Historic Homes Tour

2021 Date TBA

Don't miss your chance to step inside several of Victoria's beautifully preserved properties with Victoria Preservation Inc.'s Historic Homes Tour, one of the most popular annual events in Victoria. Docents will be stationed at each stop on the tour, telling interesting stories behind each home and highlighting unique architectural features. Tickets are available at each home, or can be purchased in advance on the Victoria Preservation Inc. website.

Event Website

Click Here to Check Out the Event’s Website

Event Facebook Page

Click Here to Check out the Event’s Facebook Page

Downtown Rhythms

2021 Date TBA

Victoria Symphony proudly invites you to join us for an evening of Food, Families, and Fun at the annual free family concert Downtown Rhythms. Under the leadership of Maestro Darryl One, the Symphony will perform selection from pops, jazz, and movie favorites.

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Art Car Parade

2021 DATE TBA

Make sure to grab your spot in beautiful downtown Victoria for the annual Art Car Parade presented by the Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art. This spectacle features over 50 moving works of art. When the parade is complete, make your way over to the Five Points Museum and get an up-close look at the parade vehicles!

Event Website

Event Facebook Page

Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube
Explore Victoria Texas, the Victoria Convention & Visitors Bureau, is a department of the
City of Victoria, TX Municipal Government.
Back to
Top
Tickets & Deals