Area Events

Medina Lake & San Antonio events like the Kendall County Fair or the Medina Lake Cajun Festival – all just a short drive from Dancing Bear Ranch.

area events

Medina Lake & San Antonio Events


Second Saturday Art & Wine (Boerne)
Occurring on the second Saturday of every month, galleries across Boerne open their doors and provide complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres. Select local restaurants offer specials. Visitors can take advantage of Boerne's free trolley service. For more information, call (830) 249-8000.

Boerne Market Days (Main Plaza in Boerne)
Dozens of vendors sell crafts, antiques, jewelry, food, and other items at the Gazebo in Boerne's Main Square. Call David at (830) 249-5530 or (210) 844-8193 for more information. To receive a vendor application form, visit the website.

Cibolo Songs and Stories (Cibolo Nature Center)
Sit under the trees in a chair or blanket and enjoy this classical jazz concert series. Feel free to picnic as well. Call (830) 249-4616 for more information.

Summer Scene – Movie in the Park (Main Plaza in Boerne)
Come to the main plaza and enjoy a movie under the stars. There will be several movies shown throughout the summer. For children, there are many special events, including story time in the Gazebo and a moon bounce. Contact Boerne Parks & Recreation with questions at (830) 249-9511 option 5.


Fourth of July Fireworks (Boerne City Park)
The fireworks show will be put on by the Boerne Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, call (830) 249-7277.

Contemporary Art Month (San Antonio)
During an annual, month-long citywide celebration of the contemporary arts, this annual event showcases San Antonio's diverse arts community. Call (210) 207-6700 or (800) 447-3372 for more information.

Cactus Pear Music Festival (Various Churches)
This chamber music festival takes place at a number of churches in the San Antonio area. Call (210) 838-2218 for more information.

Encanto Flamenco Festival (Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center)
At the end of July and beginning of August, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center (GCAC) hosts workshops, panels, lectures on Flamenco


Twin Elm Ranch Rodeo (Twin Elm Ranch, Bandera)
Taking place throughout August, this rodeo offers bull riding, barrel racing, concessions, and more. For specific dates and other information, call (830) 796-3628.

Concert under the Stars (San Antonio Botanical Gardens)
San Antonio Botanical Gardens presents a concert under the stars with picnic box suppers that must be pre-ordered. Call (210) 829-5100 for more information.

Pioneer Opry (Blue Bonnet Palace)
San Antonio stages its own version of the Grand Ole Opry at Blue Bonnet Palace. Call (210) 341-8372 for more information.

Charreada (Charro Ranch)
A Mexican rodeo with traditional dress, music and events unfolds at San Antonio Charro Ranch. Call (210) 846-8757 for more information.


Kendall County Fair (Kendall County Fairgrounds)
Every year, this fair displays the best livestock and agriculture from Kendall County. As a nonprofit corporation, the Kendall County Fair Association seeks to provide an educational experience to promote the agricultural, horticultural and live stock interests of Kendall County residents. For more information, call Beau at (210) 834-1282.

Medina Lake Cajun Festival (Lakehills Civic Center)
The 29th annual festival is the home of the original Cajun carnival and Great Gumbo Cook-Off. Thousands of people all around Texas attend this event. By bringing the culture of Louisiana to Texas, it is a truly unique and memorable event. Call (830) 751-9904 for more information.


17th Annual Key To The Hills Antique Show (Kendall County Fairgrounds)
Three fairground buildings are used to accommodate the 65 antique dealers who offer a variety of collectibles. Call the Chamber at (830) 249-8000 for more information.

Harvest Moon Celebration (Boerne Visitors Center)
Dress up in Halloween, Renaissance or normal clothes and celebrate the origin of Halloween. Enjoy live Celtic music, campfire storytelling, astrology readings, contests and games. Food and drinks will be available. All events take place on the beautiful lawn of the Historic Kingsbury House. For more information, call (830) 249-7277.


Dickens on Main (Downtown Boerne)
Go back in time to the beginning of Boerne's history. Citizens in costumes, decorated storefronts, and performers on stages fill the streets of downtown Boerne during this event. You can also find great shops that offer unique gifts, crafts and Christmas presents. Some of the shops will remain open late. Live entertainment will be provided as well.