Get Out

The HTX Bike Fest Takes Over Market Square Park This Saturday

The 4th annual festival brings together BMX racers, bike enthusiasts and beer.

09/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Huzzzzah!

Work In Another Century! Texas Renaissance Festival Hosts Job Fair

Start practicing the King's English: Applicants must audition on stage.

09/15/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

5 Fall Festivals to Celebrate the Cool(ish) Weather

This isn't your grandma's International Quilt Festival.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Good Vibes

The Electric Daisy Carnival: Can I Just Live Here Forever?

Individuals who live for self-expression—and friendship, and fire-spitting octopi—power EDC culture at the yearly Vegas festival.

07/11/2016 By Phylicia Sneed

Float On

Float Fest: A One-of-a-Kind Texas Festival (Next Weekend!)

Tube to tunes from Santigold, Slim Thug, Chromeo and more in San Marcos.

07/06/2016 By Kyndall Krist

The Big Easy

6 Fun Festivals in New Orleans That Aren't Mardi Gras

From cocktail parties to French fireworks, New Orleans has a summer soirée for every situation.

06/21/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Weekend Warrior

Top Things to Do, See and Eat this Weekend: June 10-12

From a visiting New York City graffiti artist to a roaring Carnival parade downtown, this weekend will not disappoint. And did we mention tacos?

06/09/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Film

The Latin Wave Film Festival Presents Oscar-Nominated Movies at the MFAH

The annual event will showcase new Latin American films Desde Alla, Boy and the World and Ixcanul.

04/27/2016 By Sara Samora

Weekend Eats

Throwdown Texas Burger & Beer Fest Debuts in The Woodlands

The best things in life get their due this weekend with a new festival.

04/21/2016 By Ellie Sharp

No Fooling

It’s Food Fest Season!

Put on your stretchy pants, because April is all about the eating.

04/01/2016 By Mai Pham

Hello City

We’re Big on Japan—Like, Really Big

This year’s Japan Fest is expected to draw over 30,000 people—which, as it happens, is 10 times the size of our actual Japanese population.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 By Nick Esquer

Dance

A Fresh Serving of Dance Salad

The annual Dance Salad Festival brings a lively blend of live art and dance performance to Houston.

03/22/2016 By Leah Rose

A Fool and His Money

Fraud Alert: Hot Garlic Crab Feed Houston Is a Scam

A fake festival has been scamming its way across the country.

02/25/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cuckoo for Cacao

There's a Cocoa Bean Extravaganza at Central Market

Ogle these chocolate shots, then taste it for yourself.

02/09/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Curiouser and Curiouser

The Houston Tea Festival Debuts Next Weekend

From Lewis Carroll to Japanese Lolita fashion, this love letter to the cuppa has something for every tea lover.

02/09/2016 By Sara Samora

All Aboard

How to Mardi Gras Like the Locals Do

Galveston’s 12-day, 105-year-old celebration is also among the nation’s most inclusive.

02/05/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Lit Inspiration

From Libraries to Lit Fests

As local libraries tout something for everyone and festivals and book fairs are growing off trees, Houston's bevy of book resources continues to blossom.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Events & Festivals

Femme Fest Hits Houston

Femme Fest heads to Houston for a day celebrating women, art and progress.

11/27/2015 By Sara Samora