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Your Guide to August in Houston

While summer starts to wind down, we’re all looking for last-minute vacations and activities. August is a very busy month in Houston with festivals, concerts, and shows. Fill up your calendar and soak up the season with these fun activities. See a Concert! August is insane for concerts in Houston. You can find just about any genre in any part of town! Take a look at some of the highlights below. Third Eye Blind - August 3 (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands) Luke Combs - August…

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Things to Do on 713 Day in Houston

If you live in Houston, you are for sure already in celebration mode. 713 Day is coming! If you are visiting H-Town from anywhere else and wonder what it is all about, get ready to join Houstonians on July 13 for an unofficial holiday to celebrate all things H-Town, its culture, vibe and the people who make this city great. The day is named after the city’s oldest area code, established in 1947, and it was Houston’s only area code until 1996. In recent years, residents got used to celebrating…

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Coming to Houston with young children and looking for an enjoyable dining experience? Well, you're in luck! Houston has many places where fun meets food. Check out these kid-friendly restaurants with fantastic food and drink options and great playground spaces to keep the kids in good times while you make fun new memories in town. Some of these restaurants have traditional play areas and arcade games. Others are close to splash pads and open green spaces, which offer diverse activities to keep…

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Things To Do at the Kemah Boardwalk

Experience endless fun for everyone at the Kemah Boardwalk, open daily! Conveniently located a mere 30 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk offers a delightful array of attractions. Indulge in delectable waterfront dining options, explore charming retail stores, immerse yourself in exciting amusements, and be enchanted by the captivating festivals and seaside shows that take place every single day. Come Along for the Rides Thrill-seekers, rejoice! The boardwalk has a variety of…

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Where to Eat and Stay Around Minute Maid Park

Take me out to the ballgame, but show me where to eat and stay to make the experience a grand slam. That's our game plan! Take a swing at these baller dining establishments, hotels and ways to get around Downtown. Xochi 1777 Walker St. Houston Chef Hugo Ortega knocks it out of the park with Xochi (photo above), offering fans a dining experience that celebrates the culinary and indigenous richness of Oaxaca, Mexico and its varied geographic regions. Biggio's 1777 Walker Street This multi-level…

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Houston Is Now Closer to Connecticut Than Ever Before

Avelo Airlines has just made it possible Even if the distance in miles between Connecticut and Houston remains the same, two weekly nonstop flights by Avelo Airlines launched on June 14 between H-Town's William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Southern Connecticut's Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) make it much more convenient for leisure and business travelers from Connecticut and surrounding areas to visit and explore Houston, the "New Capital of Southern Cool." Referring to the City of Houston's…

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July 4th Weekend Itinerary

Coming to Houston with the family for July 4th Weekend? Or just with that special someone? We've put together a great suggested itinerary for your holiday experience. Of course, you should mix and match activities to suit your tastes. And for a full list of July 4th celebrations in the area, click here. (*denotes a CityPASS attraction) THURSDAY, July 4 MORNING: Check out the Houston Zoo.* Set in a 55-acre lush tropical landscape, the Houston Zoo is home to more than 4,500 exotic animals…

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Your Guide to July

July is the pinnacle of summer! The weather is hot, water parks welcome thousands of guests, and vacation travel is at its peak. If anyone is looking for a getaway or staycation, Houston has plenty of activities for friend groups, couples or the entire family. From Fourth of July fireworks to free concerts, come stay and play in Houston. Shell Freedom Over Texas ELEANOR TINSLEY PARK AND DOWNTOWN HOUSTON July 4, 2024 There are lots of amazing 4th of July events across the greater Houston area…

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Father's Day in Houston

It’s Father’s Day…almost! Do you have your plans set for Sunday, June 16th? Whether you’re celebrating a dad, grandpa, or father figure, get out and about because there is plenty to do. Where to Dine Brennan's Head to New Orleans without leaving Houston by brunching at Brennan’s. The menu is mouthwatering. Brennan's is known for its snapping turtle soup. Not feeling the turtle soup, enjoy the jumbo lump blue crab ravigote, duck crêpes and blueberry gastrique or even eggplant parmigiana…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Houston

There is much to celebrate on Juneteenth this year. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed, soldiers landed in Galveston with news the war was over and all slaves were free. Often called “Freedom Day,” it is a time to celebrate liberty and freedom from a dark period in American history. It has been a cornerstone holiday in Texas and this year there is no shortage of ways you can participate in the anniversary of June 19, 1865…

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