About Houston Festivals

(Houston, Texas, TX, USA)

Many notable events are held in and around the city Houston every year, including open-air concerts, street entertainment, sporting festivals and religious festivities.

Popular festivals in Houston include the following events.

Annual Houston Festivals

  • January: HP Marathon, held each year during the middle of January, attracting large crowds who lined the route around the central streets
  • February: Mardi Gras, taking place towards the end of February, including colorful processions and events lasting around two weeks
  • March: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a three-week event featuring a host of traditional rodeo events, together with live country music
  • April: Houston International Festival, featuring music, art and culture, food and drink, and a range of outdoor entertainment
  • May: Cinco de Mayo Celebration, taking place each year at the beginning of May, with a range of Mexican events and music
  • June: Juneteenth Celebration, held on June 19th, remembering the day when Texas slaves were freed in 1865
  • July: ArtHouston, with a variety of events taking place at more than 30 art galleries in the city

  • August: Houston International Jazz Festival, attracting many notable jazz artists and bands
  • October: Wings Over Houston Air Show, held each year at the beginning of October, with a number of spectacular displays and fun activities for all ages
  • November: Texas Championship American Pow Wow, lasting two days and featuring celebrations of the area's Native American culture

George R. Brown Convention Center
Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas (TX), USA
Tel: +1 713 853 8000
Website: www.houstonconventionctr.com/

Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Address: 901 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas (TX), USA
Tel: +1 713 227 3100
Website: www.visithouston.com/

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