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52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Tamales!!!!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 1–3

Including holiday lights, the rise of women, and plenty of tamales.

11/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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

Festival

'Harris Phest' Celebrates Comedian and Houstonian Harris Wittels

Honor the late Parks and Recreation writer at 8th Wonder Brewery this 4/20.

04/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

CounterCurrent 17 Presents a Week's Worth of World-Class Performances and Art Installations

Dynamic art programming swarms Houston this week.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Ice House

In Pasadena, a Strawberry Shortcake the Size of a House Is Sliced Up Once Again

The strawberry capital of the South continues to live up to its name during the annual Pasadena Strawberry Festival.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Liquid Education

What We Learned at the Houston Whiskey Festival

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

04/07/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Festival

Anime Matsuri Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

From the Sailor Moon creator to the largest Japanese fashion show in the country, don't miss this 11th annual event.

04/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz and Rafa Farihah

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

Meet the Artist

Meet Amanda Bennett: The 2017 Featured Artist of Bayou City Arts Fest

Get to know the mixed-media artist—who grew up thinking she'd be an astronaut!—before viewing her pop art at this weekend's festival.

03/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis