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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 the festivals, concerts and hotel packages to boot. Fill up your calendar and soak up the season with these fun activities. What To Do In August Courtesy of @houstonrestaurantweeks on Instagram Houston Restaurant Weeks 2021 Aug. 1 – Sept. 6 Houston has no shortage of amazing restaurants. From the most flavorful xiao long bao to a perfectly cooked steak, our…

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A Guide to Comicpalooza

The countdown begins with one of the greatest pop-culture festivals ever held in Houston. The return of Comicpalooza signals the comeback of events and happenings post-pandemic, and you can feel the excitement and normalcy in the air. Coming this July on the 17th & 18th, George R. Brown Convention Center will be littered with artists, vendors, cosplayers, celebrities, fans, and families from all over the country. This event will unite, inspire, and entertain and I have all the perfect places for…

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Your Guide to June in Houston

Summer is in full swing, so whether you’re looking for outdoor fun or a cool indoor activity, we’ve got a full list of must-do June attractions. Houston hotels are also offering hot summer deals for your upcoming trip, included below. We look forward to spending our summer with you in H-Town! Cool Summer Fun Courtesy of @mfahouston on Instagram Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature June 1 – 20 June is the last month to catch the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Hockney – Van Gosh: The Joy of…

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Q&A with Houston's Asian American Artists

Beyond the Peaceful Sea is where their journeys begin. Three artists from different paths, contrasting cultures, and distinctive disciplines, but the stars have transported them together to Space City. Read the colorful perspectives of their creative worlds. Courtesy of @kill.joy.mall on Instagram Kill Joy / Visual Artist (Philippines) Instagram Website Kill Joy's work is grounded in honoring the earth and seeking environmental and social justice. Her work is an interpretation of world…

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Your Guide to May

Temperatures are rising, graduates have their caps and gowns, which can only mean that May is here. Call us biased, but summertime in Houston is special. Astros baseball is in full swing, pools and splash pads are filled with grownups and kids, and the days are long and sometimes lazy. As we gear up for summer, there are plenty of ways to pass the time in H-Town. Courtesy of @chapmanandkirby on Instagram “Talk Derby To Me” Kentucky Derby Brunch and Day Party May 1 at noon Breakout your best…

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Sustainable Houston: A Shopping Guide

Earth Day is right around the corner. What better time to make small changes to live more sustainably? One way to do that is to support local businesses, and Houston has some great choices. Here, we’ve rounded up six businesses that aim to make Houston a less wasteful, more sustainable community. Courtesy of @MagpiesPeacocks on Instagram Magpies & Peacocks This non-profit is Houston’s answer to fast fashion. By collecting and reusing post-consumer clothing, scrap textiles, and accessories…

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Your Guide to April

April has arrived, spring is in full force and Houston is buzzing with activities. You’ll find Easter festivities, baseball, performing arts, and opportunities to get outside. Courtesy of @houstongalleria on Instagram Bunny Photo Experience at The Galleria Apr. 1 – 4 If there’s one piece of family nostalgia that makes for great laughs, it’s Easter bunny pictures. From a funny looking bunny to kid’s faces, Easter photos are a must-do holiday activity. For a safe and planned experience head to…

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Guest Blog: Saint Arnold Beer Garden

HEY, Y’ALL! It’s us, Saint Arnold Brewing Company taking over this blog on Visit Houston. We have a pretty important thing we need your help with. 🙏 Our beloved Saint Arnold Beer Garden is up for USA TODAY’s award for Best Beer Garden in America. We know we should win, and you know we should win, but it’s probably a good idea to let everyone else know why we should win… so, that’s basically why we’re writing this lil blog entry. Hope you see it and drop us a vote. #love Who are we? Or…

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Your Guide to March

Spring is in bloom, making it the perfect time for a trip to Houston. Whether you’re looking for a quick escape or planning a fun-filled spring break, the activities are endless. Plus, March marks the beginning of Bluebonnet season and crawfish season. Wondering where the best spots are to see the bluebonnets? We’ve got an entire list of locations! Want to eat the best crawfish in town? We’ve got a list for that too. Aside from bluebonnets and crawfish, we’ve got plenty of other things to do in…

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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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