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

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