2016 Texas Churned Tour
We’re excited to return to Texas for another fun spring/summer tour in 2016!!
That’s right folks, we’ll be attending some of our favorite Lone Star events, as well as delivering free scoops to our fans and friends who Tweet us at @BenJerrysTexas.
Continue reading below to learn more about the flavors we’ll be sampling —including the winning, fan-voted Texas favorite from the 2015 Texas Churned Tour: Bourbon Pecan Pie.
Speaking of voting, 2016 is a MAJOR election year, and we’re calling on our fans and friends to become election advocates and help improve the national voter turnout.
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News, Information and Tour Euphoria!
Why 600K Texans May Not Vote in 2016
We all know that everything is bigger in Texas, and that Texans embrace life with that particular awesome flair. Texas even has its very own Ben & Jerry’s flavor, Bourbon Pecan Pie --and that’s a pretty big deal! Unfortunately, this penchant for going big also extends to voter-suppression efforts.
Austin Ice Cream Festival
FIESTA GARDENS, AUSTIN
AUGUST 13, 2016
We're really excited for the one-and-only, Austin Ice Cream Festival. With plenty of live entertainment, contests and other ice-cold shenanigans throughout the day, it's always a great time hanging with fellow ice cream lovers!...
U.S. National Air Guitar Championships
EMPIRE CONTROL ROOM, AUSTIN
AUGUST 6, 2016
Are you ready to melt some faces?! Empire Control Room is hosting the National Air Guitar Championships with returning air guitar veterans and rumors of new epic rookies....
COOL RIVER RANCH, SAN MARCOS
JULY 16-17, 2016
Float Fest is an awesome two-day festival at the Cool River Ranch. Come float the river, camp with likeminded revelers, and listen to a long list of headliners and local performers...
Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
VIC MATHIAS SHORES, AUSTIN
JULY 4, 2016
Deck yourselves out in red, white and blue, and come join us on the grass at Vic Mathias Shores this Fourth of July.
Houston Pride Week
JUNE 19-26, 2016
Love comes in all flavors! Houston Pride Week is a seven day celebration that supports diversity and equality. Over 700,000 people will show their pride throughout the week, and we hope you'll join us!!...
George R. Brown Convention Center, HOUSTON
JUNE 17-19, 2016
Comicpalooza is the largest comic and pop culture con in Texas, and this year it's coming back with even more art shows, writers’ conferences, cosplay contests, performances and so much more!..
Rainbow on the Green
DISCOVERY GREEN PARK, HOUSTON
JUNE 11, 2016
Rainbow on the Green is back on Saturday, June 11 for the annual LGBTQ celebration! Artists performing include; Billy Gilman and Taylor Dayne, and local food and drink vendors will be providing a full menu for attendees.
Thursday Night Concert Series
DISCOVERY GREEN PARK, HOUSTON
JUNE 3 & 23, 2016
Come out to Discover Green for two nights of music with us, featuring Robert Ellis on 6/3 and Airwave 80’s and The Swatchmen We love the 80’s on 6/23. We'll be out in the park starting at 2pm, and the music starts at 7pm.
Free Press Summer Festival
ELEANOR TINSLEY PARK, HOUSTON
JUNE 4-5, 2016
Free Press Summer Festival is THE music event of the summer for Houston party-people, and the eighth annual fest is set for June 4-5 at Eleanor Tinsley Park.
Deep Ellum Brew B-Q
DEEP ELLUM BREWING CO, DALLAS
MAY 29, 2016
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with live music, BBQ and Deep Ellum beer at the 6th annual Brew B-Q.
National Beer Mile
FAIR PARK, DALLAS
MAY 28, 2016
The awesomeness that is National Beer Mile is returning to Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. This 21+ event is a one-mile fun run filled with friends and beers!
WITS END DEEP ELLUM, DALLAS
MAY 28, 2016
Beardfest is returning for it’s 5th installment to the finely-groomed epicenter of downtown Dallas, Deep Ellum, where both ladies and gentlemen will be competing in multiple categories including Full Beard, Best Groomed, Partial Beard...
Wildflower! Art & Music Fest
GALATYN PARK, RICHARDSON
MAY 20 - 22, 2016
The Wildflower! Art & Music Festival first got its roots as a community celebration of the natural wild flowers in the town of Richardson. Now in its 25th year, the festival has become a premiere live music festival in the Dallas area.
Homegrown Music & Arts Festival
Main Street Garden Park, Dallas
May 14, 2016
Homegrown Music & Arts Festival is once again taking over Garden Park, as Dallas’ premier all-local festival. Featuring 12 musical acts on two stages and a diverse gathering of local artisans and food offerings, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more authentic experience in the heart of Dallas.
Pecan Street Festival
6th (Old Pecan) Street, Austin
May 7-8, 2016
The Pecan Street Festival is a free two-day arts festival in downtown Austin’s Sixth Street Historic District. The juried block party-style festival attracts hundreds of local and national artisans offering original handcrafted creations in a variety of mediums, and features more than 50 of Austin’s top musical acts on three stages.
Carson Creek Ranch, Austin
April 29 - May 1, 2016
Levitation is an amazing independent music festival that was inspired by the creative, psychedelic explosion of the 1960s. Our beloved co-founders Ben and Jerry can relate to those influential 60s, man!
Earth Day Texas 2016
Fair Park, Dallas
April 22-24, 2016
Earth Day Texas brings together environmental organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, speakers, interactive programming, and subject matter experts. This three-day free event is held in April to celebrate progress, hope, and innovation and is the largest event in the world of its kind.
Flavors On Tour
Issues We Care About
Ben & Jerry’s is proud to stand with the growing consumer movement for transparency and the right to know what’s in our food supply by supporting mandatory GMO labeling legislation.
If it’s melted, it’s ruined. We're not scientists, but we figure that ice caps, like ice cream, are best kept frozen.