Come join us in March for Texas' most unique event- featuring art, music, food, crafts, and lots of rocks. Held on the banks of the Llano River- one block from Llano's historic downtown- the Llano Earth Art Fest (LEAF) is an interactive experience for young and old alike. Watch internationally renowned artists defy gravity with amazingly balanced rock sculptures. Listen to great musicians fill the park with song. Try your hand at rock balancing or see if you've got what it takes to compete in the World Rock Stacking and Skipping Championships.
The Llano Open Fiddle Contest will be held at the historic Lantex Theater in downtown Llano on Saturday April 3, 2021. Festival activities begin on Friday with the Llano Air Fiddle and Anything Goes - Tricks and Licks competitions. This year's Open Fiddle Contest will include youth, senior, open, and accompanist divisions. Saturday's activities will also include an evening music concert. On Sunday morning, an early service with cowboy breakfast and Texas fiddle music will conclude the weekend of musical activities.
Starting in 2005, and each year since, a group of chuck wagon enthusiasts get together on the banks of the Llano River in Llano, Texas and go back in time to an era when the west was settled. These enthusiasts use traditional cooking methods from that era, wear traditional dress and experience traditional neighborly fun as they compete for prizes in a number of categories. Get your tickets for an authentic chuck wagon meal.
Llano ushers in spring the first Saturday in April at the Llano County Lawn & Garden Show From 9:00am – 1pm, inside the Lutie Watkins United Methodist Church Family Life Center in Llano, Texas. Free Admission! Vendors! Door Prizes! Tables of Native Flowers and Hand Crafted Art is available for you to take home.
The Llano Crawfish Open began in 1989 as the brainstorm of a group of Beaumont hunters and local Llanoites. Over the years, a friendship began between the two groups and from this friendship the Llano Crawfish Open was born. Every April, the Llano Crawfish Open is the Texas Hill Country event you don't want to miss. There's great food, live music, a golf tournament and much more.
First Full Weekend of June Annually Saturday, 10:00 AM - The Llano Rodeo Parade never disappoints and we expect this year to be better than ever! Cars, trucks, bikes, children and horses galore! Entries are always a great surprise at Llano’s largest annual parade… Join the town of Llano as we crowd the streets around the Courthouse Square for this popular event to kick off the Llano Open Pro Rodeo on Friday and Saturday, now held at the John L Kuykendall Arena each year… Don't miss this exciting time to see bronc bustin', bull riding, barrel racing, mutton bustin', and team roping!
It's a 4th of July Party on the Llano River! Bring the lawn chairs, grab your sunscreen & enjoy your day on the Llano River with jet ski races, vendors, live music and children's activities. The fun starts at 11am with food & craft vendors, face painting, fun games for kids and adults, a pet parade & kids parade! Bring everyone for a fun day in Badu Park on the Llano River. The Giant fireworks show starts at dark:30
Every October, The Baddest Bulls are back in town at Llano's John L. Kuykendall Arena The bulls and some of the best bull riders in the Lone Star State are return to Llano for a Texas-sized event that families look forward to every year. The weekend fun includes thrilling pro-bull riding, the artwork of Western Trappings on the Llano, and even comes complete with a longhorn show presented by the South Texas Longhorn Association.
In 2016 The Llano River Lighted Pumpkin Float was created from what was originally the Llano Pumpkin Carving Contest held annually since 2006. It all began in an effort to promote the arts, family activity and community. The contest was first started by Llano Main Street and community volunteers and all prizes were donated by local businesses but has since been taken over by local volunteers. This is a FREE event there is no entry fee. Bring your carved pumpkins and enjoy the evening float and glow .
Starry Starry Nights Lighted Christmas Park Opening night will be Friday after Thanksgiving thru December 31. The park is open every night 6-9pm. Sipping hot chocolate, strolling along the Llano River enjoying all of the displays that light up Badu Park. It's a great place to celebrate the season with family and friends. Llano Volunteer Fire Department will bring Santa Claus to Starry Starry Nights in Badu Park the day after Thanksgiving. Bring your list, get your picture taken, sip hot chocolate, roast marshmallows, and enjoy the stroll along the Llano River.
Llano Snow Day is the second Saturday in December!! Badu Park is transformed into a winter wonderland of white and fluffy fun for the family! 35,000 pounds of ice is brought in to the park and made into a giant sled riding hill. Fun for kids of all ages. Wristbands are required and sled riding will be from 1 to 9pm. Sleds will provided.