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Events Calendar | Shows, Concerts, Annual Festivals, Entertainment, Local Community Events, and What's Happening This Weekend | Houston, Texas, USA

EVENTS CALENDAR

While we don't list everything in town that you could do, here are some selected recommendations of events that you definitely should consider attending.

SEE ALSO: GALVESTON EVENTS CALENDAR

MAY
STARTS
May
2
Rock the Dock

Rock the Dock

Kemah | 5/2/19 - 8/12/19

Enjoy popular movie soundtracks and fireworks in the sky over Galveston Bay every Friday night in June and July.
OCCURS
May
5
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Bob Seger

The Woodlands | 5/5/19

The iconic concert amphitheatre delivers a wide array of performances from arts organizations and contemporary artists.
STARTS
May
4
Keels and Wheels

Keels & Wheels

Seabrook | 5/4/19 - 5/5/19

The nationally acclaimed classic car and vintage wooden boat show takes place each spring at the Lakewood Yacht Club.
STARTS
May
31
DreamHack Dallas

DreamHack Dallas

Dallas, TX | 5/31/19 - 6/2/19

Sixteen of the top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will collide in a large-scale arena tournament.
JUNE
OCCURS
June
1
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band

The Woodlands | 6/1/19

The iconic concert amphitheatre delivers a wide array of performances from arts organizations and contemporary artists.
STARTS
June
3
Wine and Food Week

Wine & Food Week

The Woodlands | 6/3/19 - 6/9/19

Scores of culinary masters and wine experts will be on hand featuring more than 500 wines and over 50 restaurants.
STARTS
June
6
Firework Fridays

Firework Fridays

Kemah | 6/6/19 - 7/26/19

Enjoy popular movie soundtracks and fireworks in the sky over Galveston Bay every Friday night in June and July.
STARTS
June
7
Shrimporee

Shrimporee

Aransas Pass | 6/7/19 -6/9/19

Crazy contests, carnival rides, vendor shopping, and a Saturday parade mark this annual coastal festival.
OCCURS
June
14
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Hootie and The Blowfish

The Woodlands | 6/14/19

The iconic concert amphitheatre delivers a wide array of performances from arts organizations and contemporary artists.
OCCURS
June
14
Movies at Miller: Crazy Rich Asians

Movies at Miller: Crazy Rich Asians

Houston | 6/14/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
OCCURS
June
15
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Weird Al Yankovic

The Woodlands | 6/15/19

The iconic concert amphitheatre delivers a wide array of performances from arts organizations and contemporary artists.
STARTS
June
21
Summer Symphony Nights

Summer Symphony Nights

Houston | 6/21/19 - 6/29/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
OCCURS
June
22
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Trevor Noah

The Woodlands | 6/22/19

The iconic concert amphitheatre delivers a wide array of performances from arts organizations and contemporary artists.
OCCURS
June
28
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Train and Goo Goo Dolls

The Woodlands | 6/28/19

The iconic concert amphitheatre delivers a wide array of performances from arts organizations and contemporary artists.
JULY
OCCURS
July
4
Freedom Over Texas

Freedom Over Texas

Houston | 7/4/19

This interactive outdoor festival features fun activities, live musical entertainment, and a patriotic fireworks display.
OCCURS
July
4
Summer Symphony Nights

Symphony Nights: Star Spangled Salute

Houston | 7/4/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
OCCURS
July
5
Destination Latino America

Destination Latino America

Houston | 7/5/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
OCCURS
July
5
FLY Dance Company

FLY Dance Company

Houston | 7/5/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
OCCURS
July
6
Family Funk Festival

Family Funk Festival

Houston | 7/6/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
STARTS
July
25
Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Clute | 7/25/19 - 7/27/19

Willie-Man-Chew greets visitors to enjoy three fun-filled days of entertainment, food, contests, and family fun.
AUGUST
STARTS
August
2
Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Houston | 8/2/19 - 8/10/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
STARTS
August
3
As You LIke It

As You LIke It

Houston | 8/3/19 - 8/11/19

This outdoor theater for the performing arts offers professional-caliber performances with free and ticketed seating.
SEPTEMBER
STARTS
September
27
Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival

Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival

Bryan | 9/27/19 - 9/29/19

The three-day festival showcases beef and wine as guests enjoy live music, tastings, cook-off, grape stomp, street dance, and more.
STARTS
September
TBD
Texas Gatorfest

Texas Gatorfest

Anahuac | TBD

The Alligator Capital of Texas hosts this festival featuring live music, vendors, airboat rides, 5k, and more.
STARTS
September
TBD
Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

Houston | TBD

Supporting filmmakers and the art form of motion pictures, GCFVF screens inspirational and educational works.
OCCURS
September
TBD
Cruise'n Silsbee

Cruise'n Silsbee

Silsbee | TBD

Annual car show offers auto enthusiasts a chance to enjoy a car parade, burnout contest, cruise excursion, live music, and food vendors.
STARTS
September
TBD
Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo

Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo

Rosenberg | TBD

Established in 1933, the fair features a livestock show, rodeo, BBQ cook-off, carnival rides, vendor booths, and more.
OCCURS
September
TBD
Oktoberfest Houston

Oktoberfest Houston

Houston | TBD

This cultural showcase features live polka music, food and drink vendors, Olympiad games like the barrel roll and brat toss and more.
STARTS
September
TBD
Texas Renaissance Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival

Todd Mission | TBD

Visitors are transported back to the 16th century at the nation's largest and most acclaimed Renaissance theme park.
OCTOBER
STARTS
April
6
Texas Wine and Art Festival

Texas Wine & Art Festival

Spring | 10/5/19 - 10/6/19

Hear live music, sample wines, shop vendors, and consider the work of talented Texas artists showcasing their creations.
STARTS
October
TBD
Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Houston | TBD

The gallery will transform the streets of Downtown into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture.
STARTS
October
TBD
The Texas Mile

The Texas Mile

Victoria | TBD

The high-speed land speed racing venue gives spectators a chance to view the fast action and visit with participants in the paddock.
OCCURS
October
TBD
Buzzfest

Buzzfest

The Woodland | TBD

A Perfect Circle, Chevelle, The Struts, Mike Shinoda, Scott Stapp, Dirty Heads, Puddle of Mudd, Badflower, The Nixons, Grandson, and more.
NOVEMBER
STARTS
November
TBD
Via Colori

Via Colori

Houston | TBD

Event features live music, food and beverages, and artists that create chalk murals on the streets of downtown Houston.
STARTS
November
TBD
Magical Winter Lights

Magical Winter Lights

Houston | TBD

The festival bases its designs from Chinese lanterns and transforms them into larger-than-life remakes of well-known landmarks.
DECEMBER
OCCURS
December
TBD
The Woodlands Winter Wonderland

The Woodlands Winter Wonderland

The Woodlands | TBD

This annual holiday event features music, carnival games, photos with Santa Claus, reindeer, inflatables, games, face painters, and more.
JANUARY
STARTS
January
17
Houston Marathon

Houston Marathon

Houston | 1/16/20 - 1/19/20

With over 250,000 participants, volunteers, and spectators, the event is the nation's premier winter marathon, half-marathon, and 5K.
STARTS
January
22
Houston Auto Show

Houston Auto Show

Houston | 1/22/20 - 1/26/20

Texas will have a chance to see the latest in automotive innovation including Texas debuts and concept cars.
FEBRUARY
STARTS
February
25
RodeoHouston

RodeoHouston

Houston | 2/25/19 - 3/17/19

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the world's largest livestock exhibition, rodeo, and entertainment event.
STARTS
February
28
Mardi Gras Southeast Texas

Mardi Gras Southeast Texas

Port Arthur | 2/28/19 - 3/3/19

This family-friendly event features parades, concerts, carnival rides, food vendors, arts, entertainment, and more.
MARCH
OCCURS
March
TBD
Chef Fest

Chef Fest

Richmond | TBD

Craft cocktails, live music, and chef-prepared dishes situated within the environment of a real working farm.
STARTS
March
TBD
South Texas State Fair

South Texas State Fair

Beaumont | TBD

Event features a livestock and poultry show, championship rodeo, carnival rides, food, merchandise vendors, and more.
STARTS
March
TBD
The Texas Mile

The Texas Mile

Victoria | TBD

The high-speed land speed racing venue gives spectators a chance to view the fast action and visit with participants in the paddock.
STARTS
March
TBD
Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park

Houston | TBD

The three-day festival provides patrons an opportunity to meet artists, view original works, and purchase world-class art.
APRIL
STARTS
April
TBD
Texas Wine and Art Festival

Texas Wine & Art Festival

Spring | TBD

Hear live music, sample wines, shop vendors, and consider the work of talented Texas artists showcasing their creations.
STARTS
April
TBD
Houston Art Car Parade

Houston Art Car Parade

Houston | TBD

The beloved zany parade is the world's biggest celebration of art cars and the largest free public art event in Houston.
STARTS
April
TBD
Buc Days

Buc Days

Corpus Christi | TBD

This culturally-diverse event held bayside in Corpus Christi each spring brings entertainment and education to the area.
STARTS
April
TBD
Texas SandFest

Texas SandFest

Port Aransas | TBD

This popular event with live music and fun contests showcases magnificent works of sand art by world-class master sculptors and semi pros.
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