Welcome to the Annual Events page! Here, you will find all the information you need to plan your visit to Mineral Wells, Texas, and take part in some of the most exciting and memorable events that the city has to offer. From the famous Crazy Water Festival to the Merry Wells Lighted Parade and Christmas Festival and everything in between, Mineral Wells has something to offer for visitors of all ages and interests. Our annual events are a great way to experience the city’s unique culture, history, and natural beauty while creating lasting memories with family and friends. So, whether you are a first-time visitor or a seasoned local, we invite you to explore our list of annual events and start planning your next adventure in Mineral Wells!
MARDI GRAS PARADE & SHRIMP FEST
Mardi Gras PK Style starts off with a fun and wacky parade. Come as a spectator, or join the parade line-up…it’s free.
Palo Pinto Flute Festival
Join us for this self-paced driving tour showcasing the historical sites throughout Palo Pinto County. See what is in store on your tour.
Held at the Mineral Wells Regional Airport. It is a celebration of aviation and brings together a variety of aircraft, pilots, and aviation enthusiasts.
Palo Pinto Flute Festival
The Palo Pinto Art, Music, & Flute Festival features musicians of the Native American Style Flute along with beautiful artwork from regional artists.
PPCLA PRCA Rodeo
Come enjoy top-notch cowboys and cowgirls competing in various rodeo events such as bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and roping.
Crazy Wellness Day
Mineral Wells will be joining people from all around the world in celebrating Global Wellness Day.
Hells Gate Fireworks Display
The Possum Kingdom fireworks showcase fireworks that are shot off from both sides of Hells Gate, an elevated site standing 90 feet above Possum Kingdom Lake.
Clark Gardens Train Show
Come join us for the Model Train Show at Clark Gardens. Clark Gardens Botanical Park’s fall opening will be celebrated with its annual model train show.
World Wellness Weekend
20-21-22 Sept 2024: celebrate the 8th World Wellness Weekend with 8,000 venues in 160 countries
Crazy Fossil Dig
Take the entire family on a trip back in time to dig for ancient fossils from another era at the Mineral Wells Fossil Park.
Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce Possum Fest & Barbeque & Chili Cook-Off
Possum Fest and BBQ & Chili Cook-Off is a cook’s competition with live & silent auctions – vendor shopping and live entertainment.
The Crazy Water Festival in Downtown Mineral Wells
The Crazy Water Festival offers a weekend of fun-filled activities like live music, parades, talent shows, car shows, carnival rides, and more
Merry Wells Christmas Festival & Lighted Parade
Come enjoy the Merry Wells Lighted parade and Christmas festival filled with family-friendly activities and Santa Claus.
Bring the whole family to the Lone Star Amphitheater and experience Christmas cowboy style.
Palo Pinto Christmas
Come and celebrate the holiday season with an authentic, old-fashioned Frontier Christmas at the Old Jail Museum Complex.
New Year’s Eve Gala
Spend the evening evening enjoying the music of The Special Edition Band from the ballroom of the Crazy Water Hotel. Come ring the new year with us.