Here is the list of knives Texas allows adult residents to own and carry (in most places) as of September 1st: Pocket Knives Butterfly Knives Ballistic Knives Stilettos Daggers Misleading Knives Machetes Bowie Knives Switch Blades Those under 18 are still in a gray area and may find themselves in trouble for open or concealed carry of almost any knife. Texas law also includes “location specific” knife carrying restrictions. Residents and visitors cannot carry knives on school property, which includes Texas colleges and universities. You cannot bring a concealed knife into a polling place or any judicial venue such as a courtroom. Knives are prohibited at airports and bus terminals. Businesses that generate more than 51% of sales from liquor must place a sign at the front entrance informing customers not to bring knives into the establishment. Knives are banned at sporting events in Texas and in places of worship.