Texas Traditions

Texas Traditions plans and executes programs and events aimed at building UT spirit and pride. It does so by continuing traditional events started in the 1950’s and working to showcase the best of UT. Our events consist of Road Trip, Forty Acres Fest and Texas Revue.

For questions or more information about Texas Traditions please email texas.traditions.ut@gmail.com.


Photo of previous year's Road trip

Road Trip is a celebration of Texas Longhorn football that includes a live viewing of the UT vs West Virginia game. This free event gives students a great place to watch the game on the big screen with friends, play trivia and games, get a face painting, eat free food and win prizes!

To see pictures from Road Trip 2014, click here.

Road Trip 2015 is scheduled for Saturday, November 14. Mark your calendars for this Texas Tradition!


Forty Acres Fest Picture

Forty Acres Fest is a campus-wide festival featuring over 100 student organizations, live entertainment all day, food, music and games. This free event allows student organizations to showcase their creativity and diversity. Past attractions have included caricature artists, rock climbing wall, competitive eating contests, funnel cakes, drum wars, photo booths, and much more! Past FAF’s culminate with a live concert of a headlining act such as Sleigh Bells, Smallpools, Ra Ra Riot, Big Boi and Girl Talk.

To see pictures from Forty Acres Fest 2015, check out the Daily Texan or our Facebook page.

Forty Acres Fest 2016 is scheduled for Saturday, April 2. Mark your calendars for this Texas Tradition!


Texas Revue Picture

Texas Revue is the largest and most diverse talent show at UT. This annual tradition showcases a variety of acts including dancing, music, and more unique acts like hula-hooping, Chinese yo-yo more performed by student organizations and individual performers. Texas Revue prides itself in choosing diverse and talented acts to produce the most entertaining show possible. With over 55 acts auditioning each year and averaging over 1,000 attendees, Texas Revue has truly made a name for itself. This stellar show brings the campus together on one night, and awards cash prizes of up to $1,500! 

Act and emcee auditions are Saturday, February 20, 2016! More information TBA. 

To see pictures of Texas Revue 2015, check out the Daily Texan or our Facebook page. You can also watch the 2015 show on our YouTube channel.

Texas Revue 2016 will be held on Saturday, April 23. Mark your calendars for this Texas Tradition!

Wednesdays, 6-7pm, Texas Union Eastwoods Room (UNB 2.102)

  • Road Trip 
  • Forty Acres Fest
  • Texas Revue
Christine Bunting '18
Joseph McGibboney