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

Dance

Shake It Up at Houston's Dance Salad Festival

Audiences will get a taste of different types of dance from around the world in April.

03/21/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Cheers

Top 5 Bars to Sip a Guinness This St. Patrick's Day

On Friday, it's easy being green.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

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

Kiss Him, He's Irish

When a Houstonian Marries an Irishman, How Do They Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Hint: not with green beer.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

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

Year of the Rooster

These Are the 5 Best Lunar New Year Celebrations Across Town

Houston is filled with festive events that honor the traditional Chinese holiday.

01/25/2017 By Amber Tong

Sip, Stroll and Seafood

Unique Culinary Experiences Are Part of This Year's Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

Seafood boils, Italian wines and meat curing are just a few of the tasty opportunities.

01/24/2017 By Rafa Farihah

#ShiaShowUp

Houston's Performance Art Festival Really Wants Shia LaBeouf to Show Up

Experimental Action Festival creates a viral marketing campaign to lure the celebrity performer.

01/24/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Damn, Is It Swimsuit Season Already?

Houston Is Hosting the First-Ever Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Festival

Expect food, music and models, not to mention Simone Biles upside-down in a bikini.

01/10/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Festivals

Day for Night: The Art

At the second annual Day for Night festival, the visual art was as much a draw as the music.

12/17/2016 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Save The Date

Alley's All-New Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Up-and-coming playwrights strut their latest works at the Alley Theatre this February.

11/28/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 18–20

This Weekend's Top 5 Events

Downtown chalks up colorful street art, the beat goes on at the Menil's newest exhibit and Amy Schumer stops by the Bayou City.

11/17/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Slideshow

Barkitecture Houston

Barkitecture Houston raises funds for Pup Squad Animal Rescue.

10/21/2016 With Kacy Stephenson

Slideshow

45th Annual Bayou City Art Festival

The ACA provides a unique art experience for the greater Houston community.

10/19/2016 With Kacy Stephenson