Spoopy

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 20–22

Zombies descend, opera returns, and violinists impress.

10/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Austin City Limits

Boots, Boho-Chic and Butterflies: The Festival Fashions of ACL 2017

This year's Austin City Limits proves there's as much fashion as music to enjoy at the yearly festival.

10/17/2017 By Beth Muecke

Getting the Boot

The Houston Italian Festival is Now Through Sunday

What to eat and drink at the beloved annual event.

10/13/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Play Balls

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 13-15

A Day for Night warm up, Battle of the Sexes comes to the stage, vintage finds, and more.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Opa!

Montrose's Greek Festival is Back, and So Are Those Amazing Dancers

"It’s something that’s so essential to Greek life. You dance at baptisms, at weddings. It connects you to your heritage.”

10/04/2017 By Holly Beretto

Hot Hot Hot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 22-24

An unhinged film festival, hot sauce galore, and a bit of Beethoven.

09/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Festival Hype

The Day For Night 2017 Lineup is Here and We're Screaming

Houston's favorite festival gets bigger and flashier, adding a speaking series to a stellar musical lineup.

09/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Food on a Stick!

Which Houston Fall Festival Is Right for You?

The highs and lows of Greek Fest, Texas Contemporary and more.

08/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Cool As Ice

Chilly Confections Stave Off the Heat at the Austin Ice Cream Festival

It might be worth the journey to eat all the ice cream at this annual event.

08/16/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Festival Overture

Rare Stradivarius Violins Arrive in Houston, Ready for Some Play

Florian Leonhard brings his unique instruments and repertoire of knowledge to the Texas Music Festival this weekend.

06/15/2017 By Cara Maines

Liquid Education

What We Learned at the Houston Whiskey Festival

Fun facts about local (and non-local) whiskey.

04/07/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Distilling Diversion

The Houston Whiskey Festival Returns April 1

There's just over a week left to buy tickets for spirits, craft beers and song.

03/24/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Ice House

How Did the Houston Children's Festival Become Such a Big Freakin' Deal?

With 50,000 annual visitors, the downtown fest even made Frommer's 300 Unmissable Events and Festivals Around the World.

03/21/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Festival Season

In Photos: Houston Acts Take the Stage at SXSW

Deep Cuts and Robert Glasper are just a few of the friendly faces at this year's festival.

03/16/2017 Photography by Chisum Pierce

Festival Season

In Photos: Catching Up with the Houstonians Who Headed to SXSW

Now in its 30th year, Austin's annual interactive, film and music festival is a big draw for the Bayou City.

03/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Chisum Pierce

Road Trip

5 Reasons to Make the Drive to Austin for SXSW

Reason No. 1: Joe Biden.

03/09/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival

New Literary Talents Shine at Writefest

The emerging writers event is booked with workshops, speakers and plenty of material.

03/07/2017 By Amber Tong

Model Citizens

In Photos: The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Festival

The magazine hosted its first-ever swimsuit fest in downtown Houston this past weekend.

02/20/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Swimsuit Season

Meet Texan Sports Illustrated Model Hannah Ferguson

From growing up on a farm to shooting in Fiji, get to know the supermodel before SI Swimsuit Vibes Festival.

02/17/2017 By Camilo Smith

This is Not a Drill

Rejoice! Houston Is Hosting Its First Mac 'n' Cheese Festival

Vegans and gluten-free folks need not apply for this cheese-and-carb fest.

02/07/2017 By Nicki Koetting