Logo
 
We'd appreciate your feeback!

Please help us with a short survey and you could WIN a $400 Amazon e-gift card

Yes, I'll give feedback No, Thanks

placeholder

Blog
 

Celebrating Diwali in Houston

Diwali or the “Festival of Lights” is one of the largest celebrations on the Hindu calendar, but is also celebrated by Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The festival can last up to four or five days and in Houston, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this special holiday. Diwali Celebrations Diwali Mela will take place at the West Oaks Mall on Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year’s…

Continue Reading

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, the kiddos are in school, and there are a ton of fun and festive events happening throughout the city that the whole family can enjoy. 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 stARTup // Art Fairs (@startupartfair) on Sep…

Continue Reading

Cultural Roundup: Festivals Galore in Houston

With the end of summer comes the beginning of something awesome: fall festivals! We know, it’s not quite autumn yet (September 23rd is the official start of fall), but with the kiddos back in school and cooler weather on the way, we can all look forward to a steady stream of fun weekend events in the form of festivals. Here are a few festivals to get you out of the house and into some fun in Houston! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Taste of the Caribbean…

Continue Reading

Your Guide to August in Houston

Summer vacations are coming to an end, so it’s the perfect time to squeeze in some fun Houston activities into your agenda. If you have children returning to school this month, make sure you take advantage of Houston’s water parks and exhibits that are coming to an end. Here’s our guide of things to do in Houston in August. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Four Seasons Hotel Houston (@fshouston) on Jul 29, 2019 at 2:53pm PDT Houston…

Continue Reading

Mark Your Calendar For These Space City Events Outside of Houston

July 20 th is the Houston-wide celebration of the 50 th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. While there are tons of things happening in Houston to celebrate the monumental event, surrounding cities are also getting involved. Check out some of the events happening outside of Houston in honor of man’s first walk on the moon! Conroe Community Moon Landing Celebration Saturday, July 20 Heritage Place Park 500 Collins Street, Conroe 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Free admission Join the Conroe community in…

Continue Reading

31 Space-Themed Businesses to Try During Space City Month

We've rounded up 31 businesses that reach for the stars in achieving space city theme status. Check them out! 1. Neil’s Bahr – Conveniently located in east Downtown, Neil’s Bahr is Houston’s self-proclaimed premier nerd hangout with weekly karaoke, video game tournaments and movie nights. Far out! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eureka Heights Brew Co (@eurekaheights) on Jul 3, 2019 at 1:30pm PDT 2. Eureka Heights Brewing Company…

Continue Reading

Space Photo Ops in Houston

Houston has a deep connection to all things space, making it an ideal destination to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and capture some out-of-this-world photos. A constellation of Instagram-worthy, space-inspired art, murals and exhibits awaits, so grab your camera and head to these unique Space City locales. Can you check all of them off your list? Challenger at Aerospace Avenue Learn about aviation history and snap a shot of the street signs that mark the intersection of…

Continue Reading

Space City: Houston Hotels and Experiences to Book Now

Houston is a prime location to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this summer. As home to the Johnson Space Center, the city will host a multitude of events and festivities to commemorate this great human achievement. Come to celebrate space exploration and stay for the amazing experiences Houston has to offer. This guide will help you plan your stay in Space City. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hotel Alessandra…

Continue Reading

Juneteenth and Emancipation Park: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

It’s hard to talk about Juneteenth in Houston without talking about Emancipation Park in the city’s Third Ward community. The two have had a special connection since the park was established 147 years ago to commemorate the day many slaves in Texas learned that they were free. Slavery officially ended in the United States when President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, but it wasn’t until 1865 that the abolition of slavery was recognized in Texas. On June 19, 1865…

Continue Reading

Space Month: Things to Do in July

July is going to be a spectacular month in Houston as the city celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The entire nation will be celebrating this monumental achievement, but Houston – home to the Johnson Space Center – played a pivotal role in the Apollo 11 mission, so it will be at the center of it all with countless events and celebrations. Read on for our guide to things to do in Houston in July. You’re in for a treat! View this post on Instagram A post shared…

Continue Reading