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Your Guide to February

Cirque du Soleil KOOZA Feb. 2 – 5, Feb. 2 – 8, Feb. 12 – 19, Feb. 22 – 26 A return to our origins, KOOZA combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition and power. The Innocent's journey brings him into contact with comic characters from an electrifying world full of surprises, thrills, audacity and total involvement. This set of shows running through Feb. is KOOZA’s second appearance in Houston following its wildly successful 2012 performance…

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Day in Houston

Celebrate the great work Martin Luther King, Jr. did for the Civil Rights Movement with all the events happening in Houston on January 16, 2023. This incredible man has history in Houston, as it was here in 1960 during the Texas Southern University's students' protest of desegregated lunch counters that motivated his desire for civil rights. Join bustling Houstonians as we celebrate this important man in history. 45th Annual MLK Parade and Festival Downtown MONDAY, JANUARY 16 | 10 a.m. 900…

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Black History Month: A Guide to Houston’s African American Landmarks

Black history is layered throughout Houston — you just have to be open to exploring. In a city lauded for its cultural diversity, it should come as no surprise that Houston neighborhoods provide storied pockets that explore African American’s plight, perseverance, and progression throughout history. From green spaces rooted in Emancipation celebrations to arts venues that fostered sounds of soul, these nine Houston African American landmarks are a must-visit during Black History Month and…

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Your Guide to January

The holidays have come and gone, so by now the ornaments are likely in the attic and the New Year’s confetti has been swept up. The holiday decompression has commenced, and a fresh year is upon us. Now, what to do in 2023? We’ve got a list! Houston Symphony Presents the Music of Elton John and Billy Joel Jan. 6 – 8, 8 p.m Elton John and Billy Joel. Name a more iconic duo…we’ll wait! Always ready to put on an experience, the Houston Symphony is bringing new life to some of your favorite hits by…

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No Place Like Houston for the Holidays

There’s no place like Houston for the holidays. Houstonians can enjoy bright lights displays, holiday-themed performances and festive foods and traditions from its diverse communities. Read on to find out about H-town’s diverse holiday activities. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Denise Hull (@denisehull) GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET Just north of Houston, head to Tomball for the annual German Fest Christmas Market. The three-day event…

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Give the Gift of Experiences

Gearing up to do some holiday shopping? Skip the material goods this season and treat your loved ones to a one-of-a-kind H-Town experience. Following are six wonderful experiences that most anyone on your list will enjoy. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Houston Zoo (@houstonzoo) Animal Encounter Get up, close and personal with some of the Houston Zoo’s beloved residents. Buy the animal lover on your list a gift certificate to an…

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Your Guide to December

Where do we even begin with December events in Houston? It seems that everyone is in the holiday spirit and fun events are everywhere. From Houston to Galveston, Spring and beyond, there is fun for all ages. If you’re looking for a round up of the best holiday lighting, we’ve got that on our holiday lights blog. We’re also covering some of the best holiday hotels that make you feel like you’re visiting the North Pole. Happy Houston holidays! View this post on Instagram…

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Native American Heritage Month in Houston

November is National American Indian Heritage Month, also known as Native American Heritage Month declared by United States President George H. W. Bush in 1990. This declaration honors the culture, traditions, art, music and dance of Native People as well as recognizing their significant contributions to our society. Each year, events, ceremonies and activities are held across the country to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. From the Cherokee to Lipan Apache and Coushatta Nations, here’s…

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Your Guide to November

Houston is busy in November as it celebrates the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos and it starts gearing up for the holidays with multiple celebrations. You’ll want to pencil these Houston events into your calendar so you don’t miss out on the fun. Night Market Nov. 4, 6 – 10 p.m. Drawing inspiration from street markets commonly found in East and Southeast Asia, the Asia Society Texas' Night Market celebrates Houston's AAPI communities through food, arts, and activities. Patrons will…

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Celebrating Diwali in Houston

Diwali, also known as the “Festival of Lights,” is a five-day holiday celebrated in India by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. As one of India’s most important holidays of the year, Diwali celebrates the triumph of ‘good over evil’ during the darkest night of the lunar month. This year, the celebration begins on October 22-26 with prayers, food, decor and more! We’ve got you covered with the best restaurants, bazaars and festivals to celebrate Diwali in Houston. ISKON TEMPLE OF HOUSTON’S DIWALI FESTIVAL…

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