Get your junior paleontologists ready for the 24th Annual Fossil Fest Saturday, Nov. 15 & Sunday, November 16 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Old Settlers Association Meeting Hall (next to the Dell Diamond in Round Rock).  Fossil Fest is a fun & educational event for the whole family!


This year’s theme is “Discover Ice Age Texas” with a focus on the geologic history of Texas as told by the rock layers beneath our feet and the fossils they contain.

Activities include:

  • Opportunity to interact one on one with a UT scientist, science educators and knowledgeable PSoA members
  • hands-on learning & demos, questions & answers and fossil identification
  • Mini-workshops: Learn how plants & animals fossilize and create a make & take craft
  • “Paleo Passport” educational quest to fully explore displays, exhibits and activities
  • Hands-on Fossil Touch Table and Microscope
  • Educational Exhibits: See what amateur fossil collectors in Texas find
  • Start your own fossil collection at the Wheel of Fossils and Fossil Dig Pit
  • Guest Speaker: “Fossils Talk – Hear their Stories”
  • Fossils, minerals, books, gifts, jewelry, toys and more for sale
  • Hourly Door Prizes

Admission: $3/adult, $2/child (6-12), children under 6 free.  Special rates may apply for school, scout and youth groups, click here for more info.

Go uncover some fun!