Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Storybook Sculpture Project

The Storybook Sculpture Project, located in the heart of Abilene’s revitalized downtown, is currently home to 15 statues created in conjunction with the Children’s Art & Literacy Festival. Of special interest are six bronze Dr. Seuss statues in Everman Park. Abilene is the only city in the United States to permanently exhibit all six loveable and iconic Dr. Seuss sculptures.

Prior Events

5th Annual Children’s Art & Literacy Festival

June 9, 2016 - June 11, 2016


Texas Book Festival

October 17, 2015 - October 18, 2015

The 2015 Texas Book Festival will be held October 17 – 18, 2015. The Festival from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Texas Book Festival Weekend is free and open to the public and takes place in Austin, Texas, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds.

Texas Teen Book Festival

September 26, 2015 - September 27, 2015

The Texas Teen Book Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Edward’s University In Austin, Tx. It is free and open to the public.