National Texas Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to Texas. Celebrated on February 1st. This is a very colorful and atmospheric state, visiting which you can imagine yourself as a lonely cowboy among the endless roads of the Wild West.
The history of National Texas Day begins in 2017, when its first celebration took place. The initiative to introduce such a day was originally proposed by the residents of the state on the Internet. At first, the holiday did not receive proper distribution, since the date of the celebration was not associated with any important event in the history of Texas. However, after several years, the inhabitants of the state actively celebrate this day.
Initially, only Indian tribes lived in Texas. At the beginning of the 16th century, it began to be actively explored and settled by immigrants from Spain. Later, the French joined the process of developing new lands. Texas has always been a stumbling block for several states. In 1836, the independent Republic of Texas was established. Significant changes occurred on December 29, 1845, when it joined the United States, becoming the 28th state.
Today, Texas is a state that specializes in agricultural products. The manufacturing industry is developed. Texas produces a huge amount of energy thanks to the many installed wind farms. Slightly more than 29 million people live throughout the territory, which makes it the second most populous US state.
- In Texas, the much-loved drink “Doctor Pepper” was produced. This event took place in the 1880s. Also, this state became the birthplace of the hamburger.
- Texas has the most airports compared to other states.
- The state has its own official sport – rodeo.
How to celebrate
Congratulate your friends and family living in this state on National Texas Day. Visit Texas on this day to taste national dishes, participate in rodeos, and visit numerous entertainment events. It’s very common to see various tuning shops and street racers in the state, so don’t be surprised if you see a few growling cars with crazy tuning on the street!
Share information about the holiday on social networks. Tell us about what you remember about the state when you visited it.
When is National Texas Day celebrated in 2024?
National Texas Day is observed on February 1 each year.