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Texas Folklife Festival

Date: June 2020 - TBA

Time: Tentative 10 AM to 6 PM

Location: Meet at Thornton International House then we will drive to the University of Texas San Antonio- Institute of Texan Cultures


9:30 -9:55 AM  

Meet at the Thornton International House (don't be late)

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Drive to San Antonio

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Folklife Festival

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Drive back to San Marcos

The Texas Folklife Festival is an immersive cultural experience, surrounding visitors with some 250 participating organization representing more than 40 cultural groups; 6 stages of music and entertainment; a menu of some 100 authentic food items; and the skills of some 60 artisans.

It’s an opportunity to try various barbecue, listen to a bluegrass band, learn to hula with Hawaiian dancers, pick up an ax and split shingles with the pioneers, and experience for yourself just what it means to be a Texan. Sign up today and learn about all the various cultures that have made Texas what Texas is today!

This event is FREE to attend and is open to the first 50 F-1 or J-1 students who register. Lunch is NOT provided so please bring some money.