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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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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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Your Guide to October in Houston

The month of October could quite possibly be the best time of year in Houston. The weather has cooled off and outdoor activities abound. Check out our list of great things to do in October in Houston, and get started making memories with your loved ones. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kemah Boardwalk (@kemahboardwalk) Kemah’s Boo on the Boardwalk Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October Boo on the Boardwalk is back and as…

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A Guide to Houston Theater Week

Houston Theater Week is a week-long celebration where you can purchase buy one get one free tickets to amazing live performances! Starting August 22 to 29, choose from over 60 shows from 18 professional performing arts organizations. Enjoy this special opportunity to explore Houston's Theater District and see incredible local talent perform in musicals, plays and concerts. From Winnie The Pooh at the Hobby Center to Good Vibrations at the Houston Ballet, there is a show for everyone! Here’s our…

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