Events

Everything You Must Do in Houston This Fall

Published On 09/21/2015 Published On 09/21/2015
Nightmare on the Bayou

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Sep 21 Mon

Scare the living crap out of yourself Test your ability to scream like a 9-year-old at one of Houston’s creepiest haunts, like ScreamWorld, Houston Scream Fest, & Nightmare on the Bayou.

Various locations

Scare the living crap out of yourself Various locations Test your ability to scream like a 9-year-old at one of Houston’s creepiest haunts, like ScreamWorld, Houston Scream Fest, & Nightmare on the Bayou.

Flickr/Nicole Bratt

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Oct 1 Thu

Greek Festival Because when you can have both gyro-face and wine-mouth in the vicinity of a beautiful a Greek Orthodox cathedral, you do.

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Greek Festival Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Because when you can have both gyro-face and wine-mouth in the vicinity of a beautiful a Greek Orthodox cathedral, you do.

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Oct 2 Fri

Drink at Saint Arnold’s Oktoberfest 2015 Break out the lederhosen and your best attempt at a mustache! Saint A’s bash features a special German dinner, full lineup of beers, and live music. Space is limited, so get your tickets for Fri & Sat now.

Saint Arnold Brewery

Drink at Saint Arnold’s Oktoberfest 2015 Saint Arnold Brewery Break out the lederhosen and your best attempt at a mustache! Saint A’s bash features a special German dinner, full lineup of beers, and live music. Space is limited, so get your tickets for Fri & Sat now.

Buffalo Bayou

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Oct 3 Sat

Hit the Buffalo Bayou Park Grand Opening Help cut the ribbon for the beautifully renovated Buffalo Bayou Park. And stuff your face, jam to live music, and party for nature while you’re at it.

Buffalo Bayou Park

Hit the Buffalo Bayou Park Grand Opening Buffalo Bayou Park Help cut the ribbon for the beautifully renovated Buffalo Bayou Park. And stuff your face, jam to live music, and party for nature while you’re at it.

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Oct 8 Thu

Festa Italia Bocce, and grape stomps, and meatballs, oh my!

University of St. Thomas

Festa Italia University of St. Thomas Bocce, and grape stomps, and meatballs, oh my!

Flickr/markscottaustintx

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Oct 10-Nov 29

Embrace the Texas Renaissance Festival No need to imagine what eight weeks of medieval festivities, 500,000 people in costumes, and absolute mayhem is like. Just go see it yourself.

Todd Mission, Texas

Embrace the Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas No need to imagine what eight weeks of medieval festivities, 500,000 people in costumes, and absolute mayhem is like. Just go see it yourself.

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Oct 10 Sat

Bayou City Art Festival Get your culture on at this two-day outdoor art festival, set against the striking Downtown cityscape.

Downtown (901 Bagby)

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown (901 Bagby) Get your culture on at this two-day outdoor art festival, set against the striking Downtown cityscape.

Flickr/Patrick McFall

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Oct 11 Sun

Southern Smoke Meat. Wine. Beer. Charity. Sound like the best day ever? It will be. $200 gets you into the block party, where you can taste the smoke from culinary legends Aaron Franklin, Sean Brock, & Rodney Scott, along with the HOUBBQ Collective.

Array

Southern Smoke Array Meat. Wine. Beer. Charity. Sound like the best day ever? It will be. $200 gets you into the block party, where you can taste the smoke from culinary legends Aaron Franklin, Sean Brock, & Rodney Scott, along with the HOUBBQ Collective.

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Oct 16 Fri

Oddball Comedy Festival Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, and Nick Kroll are just three of the all-star comics that will have you feeling maniacally laughing/awkwardly ruining your first date.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Oddball Comedy Festival The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, and Nick Kroll are just three of the all-star comics that will have you feeling maniacally laughing/awkwardly ruining your first date.

Tacos A Go-Go

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Oct 24 Sat

TACOLANDIA We’re pretty sure the name says it all. TACOS.

The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park

TACOLANDIA The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park We’re pretty sure the name says it all. TACOS.

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Nov 6 Fri

Feast with the Beasts What’s cooler than going to the zoo? Going to the zoo when there’s an unlimited amount of food and drinks.

Houston Zoo

Feast with the Beasts Houston Zoo What’s cooler than going to the zoo? Going to the zoo when there’s an unlimited amount of food and drinks.

The Brew Mile

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Nov 6 Fri

Brew Mile Think drinking a beer every quarter mile for one full mile seems easy enough? It’s not. But it is fun!

Houston Sports Park

Brew Mile Houston Sports Park Think drinking a beer every quarter mile for one full mile seems easy enough? It’s not. But it is fun!

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Nov 7 Sat

Houston Margarita Festival Waste away in Margaritaville as you sip your way through the best margs in town.

Sam Houston Park

Houston Margarita Festival Sam Houston Park Waste away in Margaritaville as you sip your way through the best margs in town.

Corkscrew BBQ

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Nov 8 Sun

Houston BBQ Throwdown Eat allllll the meat candy at this inaugural BBQ showdown. $55 tickets get you Saint A’s beer and smoked meats from Blood Bros., Feges BBQ, and Corkscrew, to name a few.

Saint Arnold Brewery

Houston BBQ Throwdown Saint Arnold Brewery Eat allllll the meat candy at this inaugural BBQ showdown. $55 tickets get you Saint A’s beer and smoked meats from Blood Bros., Feges BBQ, and Corkscrew, to name a few.

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Nov 21 Sat

Houston Whatever Fest Anything goes at this two-day music, comedy, and art fest, which features acts ranging from metalheads GWAR to comedian TJ Miller.

EaDo Party Park

Houston Whatever Fest EaDo Party Park Anything goes at this two-day music, comedy, and art fest, which features acts ranging from metalheads GWAR to comedian TJ Miller.

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Nov 26 Thu

TXU Energy Turkey Trot We know you plan on eating near lethal amounts of turkey/stuffing/pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving (as you should), so feel better about it by completing this 5k or 10k first.

Dillard’s by the Galleria

TXU Energy Turkey Trot Dillard’s by the Galleria We know you plan on eating near lethal amounts of turkey/stuffing/pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving (as you should), so feel better about it by completing this 5k or 10k first.