The most populous city in Texas, Houston is a diverse area with a growing international community, plenty of arts and culture to offer, exciting festivals, sports teams for most major professional leagues, and much more. If you find yourself in Houston this month, here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy the city!
1. Go back in time with music from the Houston Symphony.
Are you a fan of classic rock? Don’t miss your chance to witness the Houston Symphony performing a compilation concert featuring bands and musical acts of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. Sit back and enjoy three decades of classic rock as you relive Journey’s ‘Faithfully’, Hall and Oates’ ‘Rich Girl’, and Don Henley’s iconic ‘Hotel California’ at the Journey, The Eagles & More show.
Details: May 6-8 | 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX.
2. Go vintage shopping at Flea Style.
Formerly known as The Dallas Flea, Flea Style is taking over Silver Street Studios to showcase the very best of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind wares from Texas artisans and small businesses. Spend the afternoon perusing over 75 vendors offering art, furniture, papergoods, fashion, and much more. Don’t forget to sample a few things from one of the food trucks or bar!
Details: May 7 | 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX.
3. Grab a pint at the Big Texas Beer Fest.
One of the Southwest’s largest beer festivals, the Big Texas Beer Fest offers up your choice of over 300 beers to sample. Treat your palate to exclusive and rare beers, one-offs, and special firkins, most of which are celebrating and showcasing the best of the emerging Houston craft beer scene. Pair some of those fine brews with a bite from one of the many local food trucks or artisanal vendors.
Details: May 21 | NRG Park | 1 Reliant Park, Houston, TX.
4. Fill up at the 4th Annual Houston Barbecue Festival.
Offering up the best of Houston barbecue, this festival is the place to go to sample fine southern cuisine. Don’t miss out on all-time favorites and Houston-inspired dishes, along with the Texas trinity of brisket, ribs, and sausage.
Details: May 22 | NRG Park – Gate 13 – Green Lot – Lantern Point Drive @ Westridge St, Houston, TX.
5. Catch a movie on The Lawn.
As part of an outdoor movie series by GreenStreet, on May 27 you can drop by The Lawn to see ‘When Harry Met Sally’ projected on the big screen for all to enjoy. Don’t forget to bring a blanket!
Details: May 27 | 1201 Fannin Street, Houston, TX.
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