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

Holidays

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

The holiday holds high significance in Indian culture. Here's why.

11/24/2015 By Trishna Buch

TEQUILA!

Celebrate Out of the Box: Houston Margarita Festival

The fourth annual Margarita Festival returns to Houston this Sunday at a newer, much larger location.

11/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Na zdravi

Beyond Bingo: Celebrate Czech Day at the SPJST Lodge 88

Pivo, polka and a great big party.

10/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 9-11

Hanna Ranch screening at Discovery Green, ROCO Brass Quintet at MATCH, Author Amy Stewart at Murder By The Book, Texas Ren Fest returns to Houston, Bonnie & Clyde the musical at Hobby Center

10/07/2015 By Nick Esquer

Poetry

Friends, Poets, Houstonians—Lend Me Your Ears

The Houston Poetry Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary with an interactive lineup.

10/02/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Culture & Festivals

Annual Festival Chicano Heads to Miller Outdoor Theatre

This weekend, local Tejano musicians gather at Hermann Park to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

10/01/2015 By Sara Samora

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 2-4

Cellist Maya Beiser at Wortham, Houston's DJ Sun's latest multi-media experience at Asia Society, Silver Street's Biannual Art Opening, Wishing Well dance performance at Orange Show, and Texas Contemporary Art Fair at George R. Brown.

09/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Nice to Mead You

Food and Wine Tasting at the Texas Renaissance Festival

This year's Ren Fest has it all, from roasted meats and mead to deep-fried baklava and nachos-on-a-stick.

09/28/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Street Eats

Food Truck Lovers, Your Festivals Have Arrived

ForTheLoveOfFoodTrucks brings a line-up of festivals starting this weekend.

08/24/2015 By Andrea Siso

Pride 2015

Celebrate Pride 2015 in Houston

Gear up for a week of fun and festive celebration.

06/22/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to do This Weekend: May 22-24

New Musical Heartbreak USA, Indigo Trio, Shobana's Krishna, CAMH reading, and a Carnival parade.

05/20/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-17

Featuring NKOTB, Houston Ballet, Asia Fest and Parks & Recreation.

05/13/2015 By Maggie Berardo

film

Previewing WorldFest 2015

This year's line-up includes a documentary about the Kilgore Rangerettes, a martial arts film and an anti–global warming polemic.

04/09/2015 By Joe Leydon

Festival Fouls

Recap: Whiskey Fest on the Rocks

After the 2015 Houston Whiskey Festival, should anyone even go next year? Here's a look at the good and the bad.

03/24/2015 By Maggie Berardo