The Bayou City boasts the largest Filipino population in Texas. And while October is Filipino American History Month, local organizations like Filipinx Artists of Houston, Have A Nice Day HTX and spaces including Asia Society and Alief Art House work year-round to unite and uplift the community.
Here are just a few ways and places to celebrate Filipino American History Month in Houston throughout October:
October 16, 4 p.m.–9 p.m. | Post HTX, Free
Local collective Have A Nice Day HTX is back with an exciting AAPI market event featuring Gabriel Medina, James Beard Award-winning Chef Paul Qui, over 30 vendors, and special edition merchandise.
October 22, 7–10 p.m. | Sanman Studios, Free
Following the POST takeover, Brian Rama of Have A Nice Day is joining forces with Filipinx Artists of Houston to host an art exhibition of local Filipino artists. The event will feature an open bar and will be hosted at Sanman Studios in Downtown.
October 22, Noon–7 p.m. | Constellation Field, $17
From the Philippines to Houston, experience the vibrance of Filipino culture at this all-day festival. Bring the whole family out for loads of food, live entertainment, vendors, games, and more. This event is presented by Filipino Young Professionals of Houston. Tickets include access to Constellation Field and the festival all day.
All month | 506 Yale St. Ste E
Enjoy authentic Filipino quince at Be More Pacific. Start your meal with an order of sisig, a link of homemade longganisa sausage, and indulge in a bowl of traditional pancit. Choose from three desert options and a host of cocktails. Truthfully, you can't go wrong with any of our favorite Filipino food spots in Houston.