Spring in Cleburne means outdoor festivals, family fun and baseball season with the Cleburne Railroaders minor league team. Grab your ball caps and head to Cleburne for fun and unique events that happen just once a year. From carnival rides and dancing horses to antiquing for treasures, here are the top things to do this spring in Cleburne, Texas.
IIAmericas Celebration – Santa Fe Days
All are welcome at the largest American Indian Celebration in North Texas. The Indigenous Institute of the Americas 15th annual American Indian Celebration, Santa Fe Days, comes to Cleburne, April 1-3 at Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum. Take part in Inter-Tribal dances, cheer on championship youth Pow Wow dancers, listen to storytellers and watch demonstrations. Come hungry and enjoy traditional cooking such as Indian tacos, grape dumplings, frybread and more. Shop for authentic jewelry, beadwork, pottery, and artwork that are heirloom worthy. Admission is free; Parking: $10 per car covers the entire event. (Friday - Sunday) up to 8 per car and $5 per car discount for Proof of Veteran, Handicap and American Indian Status
Plaza Theatre Spring Carnival
Celebrate springtime with the Plaza Theatre in Downtown Cleburne at Hulen Park, April 7-10, 2022 from 4pm to 10pm. Get a thrill on fun carnival rides, play midway games, enjoy carnival snacks, and have a ball with plenty of activities for the whole family. Wristbands for a day are $25 or Individual tickets are $1; rides range from 2-5 tickets per ride, Cash Only.
Antique Alley Texas
This spring, the Antique Alley Show comes back to Cleburne & Downtown, April 15-17, 2022. The show brings local businesses and private antique vendors together to showcase their best goods. Guests can browse through hundreds of antiques in pristine condition, hand-built furniture, hand-crafted jewelry, and original artwork by local talent. Enjoy live music, barbecue and homemade fried pies while you hunt for unique treasures. Other participating locations include Grandview, Maypearl, and Waxahachie, all within a 35-mile radius. The event takes place rain or shine.
The Bluegrass on the Trail Spring Festival
There’s no better way to bring in the spring season than with live music! The Bluegrass on the Trail Festival at Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum will take place April 29-30, 2022, featuring live music from over thirteen bands. Headliners include Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out. This family-friendly outdoor event will have vendors, food trucks and activities for the entire family. Admission is $10 for Friday (6-9pm), $15 for Saturday (11am-9pm) or $20 for both days. Admission covers the concert and the entire museum and attractions. Host hotels for the event include The Liberty Hotel and Holiday Inn & Suites.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Sunday full of fun. The Cleburne Cinco de Mayo Celebration will take place May 1, 2022 in the Cleburne Conference Center parking lot in conjunction with the Cleburne Custom Car Show. Shop for Mexican imports and enjoy authentic Mexican dishes. This family-friendly event will feature a kid’s zone and live entertainment, including Mariachi, ballet folkloric and dancing horse show. Bring lawn chairs, picnic blankets and cooler (BYOB is allowed). The event is free to the public.
It’s back! SpringFest is returning to Downtown Cleburne, May 13-14, 2022. Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, food booths and family-friendly activities. Another highlight of the festival is the Touch a Truck Car Show. Musical entertainment ranges from bluegrass and country to rock and soul.
The Cleburne Railroaders are ready to play ball in their one-of-a-kind railroad theme stadium. The 2022 season kicks off this spring and runs through September 4. Come on out for an exciting opening weekend and fireworks show as the Railroaders take on the Fargo Moorehead Redhawks, May 20-22. Enjoy fun activities all season long —Friday night fireworks, Saturday concerts, Sunday family specials (kids under 12 are free), and Woof Wednesdays where your furry friends are welcome too. Check out the schedule online and get your tickets to catch a game at The Depot at Cleburne Station.