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  • mardi gras galveston
    February 6, 2018
    Laissez les bons temps rouler! You don’t have to be in New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. Houston’s strong cajun influence shines as Mardi Gras festivals, parades, happy hours, and freshly baked king cake take over the town. Grab your krewe and check out our list of the best ways to celebrate Mardi Gras in Houston. Parties and Parades Though it’s just outside Houston, Mardi Gras! Galveston is the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, attracting more...
  • ReelAbilities My Hero Brother Credit: ReelAbilities
    February 5, 2018
    Mark your calendars! Starting Feb. 12, Houston will host a free citywide film and arts festival that promotes inclusion and showcases the lives of people living with disabilities through film, music, art, and seminars. The ReelAbilities Film and Arts Festival kicks off on Feb. 12 with ReelArt , an exhibit at the Center for Art and Photography at Celebration Company with visiting artist Brandon Lack, an Austin resident who has Down syndrome. From the story of a ballerina who relearned how to
  • Cupid Crawl Valentine's Day event Credit: Derek Chen
    February 1, 2018
    It doesn’t matter if you’re single or dating, if you want to celebrate V-Day, Houston has something for you. From special Valentine’s Day menus at the city’s top restaurants to bayou cruises and musical performances, the options may tempt even those who prefer to not venture out for the occasion. For Date Night Treat your other half to a decadent flight of Four Roses bourbon paired with chocolate from Cacao & Cardamom at The Little Dipper . Perfect for before or...
  • MFA Group Tour
    January 19, 2018
    Winter birds looking to escape colder temperatures can flock to Houston for a splendid time. From world-class museums to top-notch culinary options, there is plenty to see, do, and taste in Houston for seniors traveling solo or with their families and grandchildren. Read on for our suggestions and make sure you take advantage of free and discounted admissions to many of Houston’s attractions. SEE AND DO Space Center Houston The official visitor’s center of NASA’s Johnson...
  • Biorhythym-motion
    January 17, 2018
    There is something about music that connects, inspires and moves people. Something that can't be defined. At least it couldn’t be, until now. It’s BIORHYTHM. From the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science ("The Health Museum") comes BIORHYTHM: Music and the Body , a traveling exhibition that explores the connection of rhythm and the body. But what is it? Well, several sources define biorhythm as an innately determined “rhythmic...
  • Houston Marathon Credit: Houston Marathon
    January 8, 2018
    You will need to get set up early if you want a prime downtown spot at the finish line, which means setting that dreaded weekend alarm. But don't fret sound sleepers. No matter where you land along the race course, Houston has plenty to delight and entertain while you wait for the main attraction. Experience Houston (and the marathon) along the race route Breakfast at The Honeymoon Open at 7:00 a.m., spectators can fuel up before the big race. Their light and healthy menu will keep you
  • Garth Brooks on Stage
    January 5, 2018
    Get on your feet, Houston! This year's Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo concert lineup is bringing the biggest names in music to the NRG Stadium . Acts include: Tuesday, February 27 – Garth Brooks Wednesday, February 28 – Little Big Town (Armed Forces Appreciation Day) Thursday, March 1 – Blake Shelton Friday, March 2 – Leon Bridges (Black Heritage Day) Saturday, March 3 – Kelsea Ballerini Sunday, March 4 – Alessia Cara Monday, March 5 –...
  • Buffalo Bayou Park - Running
    January 4, 2018
    It seems we make the same resolution to get healthier each new year. But then, we drive past a Shipley’s, Whataburger or our favorite Houston Tex-Mex restaurant and that resolution goes out the window until January of next year. However, for those dedicated to keeping resolutions, Houston has more than enough options to get healthy. Healthy Eating Out Eating healthy no longer means eating boring. Houston has an expansive list of healthy dining options that are just as appetizing as their
  • Houston Skyline
    December 27, 2017
    Houston has so much to see and do that sometimes we locals forget to be tourists in our own town. But it’s never too late to get around to doing Houston’s most iconic activities. We’ve compiled a list of Houston must-dos, one for each month of the year. Look at it as your 2018 Houston bucket list. Are you ready? You’ll be surprised at what you discover as you explore Bayou City. 1. Eat Breakfast at the Breakfast Klub Don’t let the long lines keep you away from...
  • Fireworks at the Waterway in the Woodlands
    December 19, 2017
    The quick turnaround from Christmas to New Year’s Eve can make ringing in 2018 somewhat of an afterthought. With a pulse on the city’s happenings, Visit Houston has compiled a list of the top 15 parties as well as kid-friendly events that are sure to suit your celebration tastes. After quite the year for our city, it seems Houston is ready to leave behind the highs and lows of 2017 and welcome 2018 with a bang. We wish our readers a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year! Popping...
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