Some Favorite Places in Houston
An urban park in the heart of downtown Houston. In less than four years, the site that became Discovery Green was transformed from an undeveloped, concrete eyesore into a beautiful and vibrant destination adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Discovery Green exemplifies a successful public-private partnership between the City of Houston and Discovery Green Conservancy. Find out more!
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Upcoming things to do in Houston!
March 7 - 26, 2017
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ was organized for charitable, educational and scientific purposes to encourage and promote the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs and to promote and maintain research and educational functions within the livestock industry. Details
March 17 - 19, 2017
10215 FM 762 Rd Richmond, TX
VMD of SW Houston is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market with original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, home décor,
yummies, and more. Details
Saturday, April 1, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Hilton Americas 1600 Lamar St Houston, TX
Spectacular fashion show by Manish Malhotra , India's top fashion designer brings Bollywood glamour to Houston for the first time. Benefiting education and literacy in India. Details
April 1 - 2, 2017
Tranquility Park 400 Rusk St Houston, TX
With programming carefully aimed at specific age groups and interests, there is adventure and fun for everyone. The Houston Children’s Festival reigns supreme as “Number One for Family Fun!” Details
April 6 - 9, 2017
Smith St. Downtown Houston, TX
The pinnacle of Houston Art Car Parade Weekend is the Parade itself! Nearly 250 jaw-dropping cars, bikes, skaters, and motorized creatures will roll along Smith Street in Downtown Houston, making it the largest gathering of its kind in the world, and one of the biggest annual events in Houston.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Allen Parkway & Taft St, Houston, TX
Watch as more than 250 rolling works of art turn concrete into a colorful canvas to celebrate the artist in everyone! Mobile masterpieces motor down Allen Parkway in the world?s oldest and largest Art Car Parade. Details
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Discovery Green, Houston, TX
The FREE one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Planned activities include eco-focused zones featuring interactive environmental awareness activities highlighting land, air, water, sustainability, healthy living and wildlife and habitat. Details
Sunday, April 9, 2017
NRG Park Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX
Your favorite barbecue joints will be back this year - Blake’s BBQ, Blood Bros. BBQ, The Brisket House, Brooks’ Place BBQ, CorkScrew BBQ, El Burro & the Bull, Fainmous BBQ, Feges BBQ, Gatlin’s BBQ, Gerardo’s, Harlem Road Texas BBQ, Killen's Barbecue, Lenox Bar-B-Que and many, many more!! Details
Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Houston Zoo 6200 Hermann Park Dr Houston, TX
This annual affair is a springtime celebration like no other. The black-tie evening will feature animal ambassadors, live and silent auctions, a seated dinner, and dancing to the tunes of IDT Band. Details
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 8:00AM
University of Houston, 2400 Calhoun Houston, TX
We're getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies.There'll be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends - it's a great feeling knowing we're all helping real families. Join our event and walk with us to raise money for babies right here in our community! Details
April 29 - 30, 2017
Old Town Spring 403 Main St, Spring, TX
The Texas Crawfish Festival has Over 50,000 lbs of crawfish, music, vendors and family entertainment!
Old Town Spring is a historic 1900’s railroad town that has been completely transformed into a unique shopping and eating destination open year round. Details
April 29 - 30, 2017
Tully Stadium, Houston, TX
The ride is the largest event of its kind in North America, with 13,000 cyclists, 3,500 volunteers, and countless spectators along the route and at the finish line in Austin. Details
Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Buffalo Bayou Houston, TX
Enjoy the view of downtown Houston as the dragons fly across the water with the skyline behind them. Throughout the day, there will be perfomances from different groups from all around the city. Details
Mother's Day May 14, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Alexander Deussen Park 12303 Sonnier St, Houston, TX
The Triathlon will consist of a 200 yard open water lake swim, 8 mile bike and a 2 mile run. The Duathlon will consist of a 1/2 mile run, 8 mile bike and a 2 mile run. Details
May 18 - 21, 2017
2300 Strand Galveston, TX
The Revue features events Friday and Saturday culminating in the Bathing Beauties Contest. The contest itself has become a must-see event as locals and tourists of all ages swarm the beach and seawall for a glimpse at the vintage swimsuits, parasols, and of course the "world famous" Bathing Beauties themselves. Details
Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Greater Houston Rowing Club 15910 Creek Bend Dr Sugar Land, TX
The day is set as a national awareness for learning to row.Competitive and recreational rowers range in age from 12 to over 90, so it is never too early or too late to take up the sport. Details
June 3, 2017 at 8:00 AM
East Beach-1923 Boddeker Galveston, TX
The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fund-raising event for AIA Houston and ArCH Foundation as well as one of the top five revenue generating events for the City of Galveston. This year over 60 teams have their eyes and shovels set on winning the prestigious Golden Bucket Award. Details
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX
Including local dealerships, aftermarket exhibitors, auto clubs and a variety of magnificent brands from non-automotive industries, the show offers private exotic and luxury car owners the unique opportunity to celebrate their masterpieces and compete under several categories in front of the most enthusiastic and demanding audience. Fabulous trophies and prizes will be awarded to the winners selected by a team of judges and the public. Details
June 5 - 12, 2017
Moneygram Soccer Park 2200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX
This is an inaugural celebration of competitive youth soccer highlighted by the prestigious Premier boys tournament. Activities will include 3v3, Futsal, an invitational tournament and so much more. SuperCopa Week concludes with the second annual Premier girls tournament. Details
June 10, 2017 at 12 pm
Downtown Houston, TX
Celebrating carnival from the caribbean, Brazil and New Orleans Mardi Gras. It is an exciting an explosion of music, cuisine, revelry, costume parade and performances. The Premier Annual Carnival Houston show will showcase carnival costumes and performances such as Samba, Merengue, and costume masqueraders, Dance Performances, Calypso, Soca, Salsa, and Samba Details
June 18 - 25, 2017
901 BAGBY ST | HOUSTON, TX
The festival is packed with a wide variety of exhibitors, artists, music of all kinds, performers, stages, and fun. There really is something here for everyone. The celebration in the Montrose neighborhood focuses on showcasing music and entertainment from local LGBT artists and performers. Details
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Downtown, 105 Sabine St. Houston, TX
Put on your Lederhosen and Dirndls and come enjoy a variety of German beers and food. There will also be local craft beers and we will have the best polka music in Texas. You can join in on the Oktoberfest Olympiad games which include a Stein Race, Barrel Roll, Stein Hoisting Competition, and the Legendary Brat Toss! Houston Sports & Social Club will have a Fun Zone at the event featuring activities like cornhole, giant jenga, and more! Details