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Big Country Balloon Fest
For nearly 20 years this festival has been held on the last weekend of September. It is a fun-filled weekend featuring local bands and artists as well as food tents, a bull ride, big inflatables and more for kids.
Children’s Art and Literacy Festival (CALF)
The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council works with local artists, businesses, community leaders and local art organization for this summertime festival.
Outlaws & Legends Music Festival
This festival is held at The Back Porch of Texas, located off of Interstate 20 and Highway 277, and brings country music superstars such as Merle Haggard to Abilene. The festival also hosts singer/songwriter competitions and acoustic sessions. It is the “Biggest 1 Day, 1 Stage Event in Texas.”