Independence Day

Insider's Guide to 4th of July

Brave the crowds and summer weather and choose from timeless July 4th celebrations in Houston

06/26/2015 By Trey Strange

Long Weekends

Celebrate Out of the Box: 4th of July

Start with a pedal-party pub-crawl, then end the night with a pie-eating contest, water balloon fight and rooftop fireworks show.

06/24/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 26-28

A book signing, improvisational dance, a free concert, Pride and Kathy Griffin

06/24/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Pride 2015

Celebrate Pride 2015 in Houston

Gear up for a week of fun and festive celebration.

06/22/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Summer Solstice

Here Comes the Sun

Welcome the longest day of the year.

06/19/2015 By Trey Strange

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 19-21

A burlesque show, a museum party, Darius Rucker in concert, an art event and an all-day yoga fest

06/17/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 12-14

A superhero workshop, a Shakespearean ballet, Rhett Miller in concert, a geek bash at HMNS and Sixteen Candles

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Sweet Charity

Houstonia's Kentucky Derby Party Raises Big Bucks for Charity

Our Mint Juleps & Jodhpurs party meant a giant check—literally and figuratively—for the Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation.

06/09/2015

Museums

Escape the Heat with Houston’s Summer Museum Exhibits

Be cool at these hot shows.

06/08/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-7

A water show, original ballet, FPSF, a curry contest, and Mack and Mabel

06/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Juneteenth

Freedom in Progress: A Brief History of Juneteenth

The weeklong celebration commemorating the end of slavery kicks off this month in Emancipation Park.

05/31/2015 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 29-31

Cinderella, Train, classic rock, bras and benshi

05/27/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Picks

Top Things to do This Weekend: May 22-24

New Musical Heartbreak USA, Indigo Trio, Shobana's Krishna, CAMH reading, and a Carnival parade.

05/20/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-17

Featuring NKOTB, Houston Ballet, Asia Fest and Parks & Recreation.

05/13/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Film

Celebrate Mother's Day Early with a Movie at Market Square Park

Bring a blanket—and a box of Kleenex.

05/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 8–10

Featuring Lana del Rey, Geoff Dyer, Sufjan Stevens and The Music Man

05/06/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 1–3

Featuring Bill Maher, Elton John, Kidz Bop and an early Cinco de Mayo celebration

04/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

flower power

MFAH Is in Bloom with Renowned Florescence Floral Competition

Trust: you have never seen flowers like this before.

04/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 24–26

Featuring Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Wilco and Sweeney Todd.

04/22/2015 By Michael Hardy

Style Lessons

Hats 101: How to Rock Derby's Ultimate Style Statement

Violet Peacock milliner Lindsay Halpin kicks off a Southern style series at Julep.

04/20/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen