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Author: Zain Bidiwala

zbidiwala@visithouston.com

  • thanksgiving, parade, heb, downtown, holiday, holidays
    November 15, 2017
    A huge dinner, football games on the television, Black Friday shopping – we all know what to expect come Thanksgiving weekend; though, you can surprise the whole family by switching it up this year. Add some ‘whoas’ and ‘wows’ by tying in one of these Houston-area holiday events. 68th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade The Parade is located in downtown Houston, begins at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and is free for all. The Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade...
  • Astros Win Game 2
    November 2, 2017
    The Houston Astros will celebrate their historic World Series title Friday, Nov. 3, with a parade to city hall. Being the Astros' first World Series title, this party is going to be one for the books. The Astros came out victorious, after a dramatic seven-game series against the the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office, the parade will begin at 2 p.m. CT (3 p.m. ET) at the intersection of Smith and Lamar. City workers will begin shutting down...
  • Clown costume Halloween
    October 10, 2017
    Houstonians adore Halloween. After all, we're creative, come from different backgrounds and are willing to have fun. If you're looking for a guide to getting dressed up this year, look no further. From rental shops to thrift stores, we've got you covered. Frankel’s Costume A go-to destination for all things spooky for years now, Frankel’s Costume has an impressive Halloween selection at a wide variety of prices. Styles range from renaissance garb, Egyptian,...
  • Texas Ren Fest
    October 9, 2017
    After scarfing down funnel cakes and turkey legs all day at the Texas Renaissance Festival, the first thing on any festival-goer’s mind is a nap. Rather than packing in and heading home, our suggestion is to pitch a tent at the festival. Spend a night under the stars at The Fields of New Market Campground and be one of the first in line for the next day’s activities at the fair. Back in the early days of the campground, it was not the most glamorous affair; though, now armed with...
  • Houston Rockets
    October 9, 2017
    With the NBA season starting tomorrow, our hometown Houston Rockets are gearing up for one of the fiercest seasons in recent memory. A wild summer full of trades and free-agent signings have shifted the basketball landscape and hopefully, in favor of Clutch City. One of the most surprising moves of the off-season is the trade that brings perennial all-star point guard, Chris Paul to the Rockets. Pairing Paul with James Harden is bound to bring even more excitement to the hardwood; though, one
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