Category Archives: Travel/Tourism to Victoria

Bootfest 2018 will feature Rock Tribute Night on Friday, Texas Country Night on Saturday

Joel Novosad from ExploreVictoriaTexas.com talks about Bootfest 2018 with free music, entertainment and lots of free family activities. Bootfest will be held October 5-6 in DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria.

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Crossroads Crossword Challenge celebrates Victoria’s history with great prizes

Joel Novosad from Explore Victoria Texas discusses the Crossroads Crossword Challenge. Complete this crossword puzzle about the history of Victoria and drop it off at the Explore Victoria Texas Visitor Center by May 31, and you could win one of … Continue reading

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Riverside Stadium is ready for baseball season, helped by a successful Volunteer Day

Riverside Stadium will be ready for the 2018 baseball season thanks in part to a very successful Volunteer Day. Jaymie Heibel from the Parks Department tells the story.

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Riverside Golf Course Set to Reopen in January

Rolando Hernandez, Head Golf Professional at Riverside Golf Course, discusses the work underway to get the golf course reopened to the public in January of 2018.

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Victoria’s History Trail debuts this summer

Joel Novosad with Explore Victoria Texas discusses the Victoria History Trail which debuts this summer.

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Texas Mile speeds to Victoria with fast cars this weekend

Expect fast cars, food trucks, vendors and even a short historic homes tour bus at the Texas Mile this weekend, March 24, 25 & 26.  The first Texas Mile to be held in Victoria will be at the Victoria Regional Airport … Continue reading

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Hot Rods Will Takeover Downtown Victoria on March 11

Joel Novosad with ExploreVictoria discusses another great motoring event in downtown Victoria, the Hot Rod Takeover at the Crossroads. Hundreds of cars will be on display and the event is free to the public.

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Texas Mile Speeds to Victoria March 24, 25 & 26

Shannon Matus, co-owner of the Texas Mile, discusses the history of the most recognized 1-Mile, Top Speed Racing event in the United States, and why it moved to Victoria.

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New CVB Director Joel Novosad discusses the cultural arts and holiday events

New Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Joel Novosad discusses some of Victoria’s cultural and performing arts groups and some events scheduled for the Holiday Season.

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Latest update on Bootfest 2016

Free music, free kids attractions, free entertainment. Yes, it’s time for Bootfest 2016, Victoria’s largest free festival held in beautiful downtown Victoria. CVB marketing manager Joel Novosad tells us about the new features for Bootfest 2016!

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Victoria has new Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art

Magdalena Kuykendall from the new Five Points Museum of Contemporary Arts discusses this brand new museum located in downtown Victoria.

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Nave Museum announces exhibits for the remainder of 2016

Toni Ross with the Nave Museum gives us a brief history of the museum and the upcoming exhibitions for the rest of 2016.

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Childrens Discovery Museum ready for summer camp season and a fall opening for the new facility.

In another “Explore Victoria” segment, Caitlyn Jennings and Tanya Wilkinson from the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent, discuss the summer camp season and update us on the fall opening of the new Children’s Discovery Museum facility!

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Museum of the Coastal Bend features “Flights of Fancy” exhibit through 2016

Museum curator Eric Ray discusses the “Flights of Fancy” exhibit currently on display at the Museum of the Coastal Bend through December of 2016.

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Free Family Fishing Day set for October 10th at Ethel Lee Tracy Park

Darcell Hanley discusses the 2015 Family Fishing Day set for October 10th at Ethel Lee Tracy Park.

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Listen to the main bands set to play at Bootfest 2015!

Joel Novosad from Explore Victoria talks about Bootfest 2015, Victoria’s free music festival on October 2-3 in DeLeon Plaza, and plays some tunes from the main acts performing during the event.

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BBQ Trail promotion touts seven great eateries in the Victoria area.

Tony Cordo, Director for the Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau, discusses this summer’s successful “Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail.”

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Free trick roper, dance wranglers, bootmakers, kids attractions – there is a lot more to Bootfest 2014 than great music.

There is a lot more to Bootfest 2014 than great, free music. Leather craftsmen, bootmakers, a trick roper, the Aggie Wranglers, a Well Fargo Stagecoach and much more awaits visitors at Bootfest 2014.

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Got game? Check out the City’s 3 v 3 basketball tournament on August 30.

Got game? Darcell Hanley from the PARD discusses the City’s first 3 v 3 basketball tournament to be held on August 30.

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What’s new at Bootfest 2013!

LaRue Roth from the Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau talks about some of the new activities set for Bootfest 2013 on October 4-5 in downtown Victoria. Remember Bootfest is FREE

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