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5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, September 17-19

Enjoy burgers, beats and dance the night away.

By Shelby Stewart September 17, 2021

Enjoy the Latin Festival this weekend in Houston. 

It's starting to look a lot like fall in Houston. After a year of pandemic-ridden closures, the city is emerging out of its lock down mandates, and residents are starting to feel comfortable again in large crowds. This week marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, and the Latin Festival is kicking off in Pearland, along with seasonal markets, and live music. Also, Houston's rapper-turned-foodie Bun B is returning with his pop-up smash burger concept, Trill Burgers. 

Here are five things to do in Houston this weekend. 

Latin Festival

As we enter into Hispanic Heritage Month, Pearland Town Center is kicking it off with the Latin Festival where visitors can celebrate the tasty food, music and culture. 

Latin Festival, Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway Street, Pearland, Texas, 77584. Saturday, September 18. Free. For more information, visit the website. 

#HeelsOut Ladies Night Dance Class

Grab your girlfriends and your favorite pair of comfy heels for a sensual dance class at Studio NiaMoves in The Heights. In addition to the class, enjoy complimentary wine, and vendors on site. 

Studio Nia Moves, 508 Pecore Street. Friday, September 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets, $35. For more information, visit their website. 

Bun B's Trill Burger Pop-Up

Bun B's latest food concept, Trill Burger's will host its third pop-up Saturday afternoon, at 8th Wonder Brewery in honor of National Cheeseburger Day. The burgers will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until supplies last. 

8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas Street. Saturday, September 18, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Purchase presale orders here

Fort Bend County's Funky Junque Market

Funky Junque Market at Stafford Centre is back for the fall. Explore the indoor market filled with handmade artisan jewelry, art, clothing and more. 

Funky Junque Market, Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford, Texas 77477. Saturday, September 18. Tickets, $5 Cash Entry. Free for children, teachers, and military with ID. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Sunday Drum Jam

Feel the rhythm of the music at Sunday Drum Jam at Levy Park. At the free event, local musicians bring their drums, percussion instruments, or other objects to create sounds everyone can jam to. 

Sunday Drum Jam at Levy Park Conservancy, 3801 Eastside. Sunday, September 19. Free admission. For more information visit Levy Park's website. 

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