All Season
Magdalena Fernández’s
Peter Molick, courtesy of the artist and Sicardi Gallery

All Season

Wednesday - Wednesday
Mar 8-Jun 21
Knock back the city’s best (and the country’s second largest) collection of Hellenic wines at retail-price during the springtime weekly dinner special, Krasi at Helen.
Wednesday - Sunday
Mar 8-Jun 4
The Buffalo Bayou’s totally astounding underground cistern just got EVEN MORE ASTOUNDING with the introduction of the digital art and sound installation, “Rain: Magdalena Fernández.”
March
Houston Rodeo
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March

Tuesday - Saturday
Mar 7-25
Discovery Green
Boogie under the Houston skyline at Avenida’s The Rink, the city’s first outdoor roller rink.
Monday
Mar 6
Taste of Italy is usually an industry event, but this year it’s opening up just for you... and a bunch of other people who are savvy enough to buy tickets.
Tuesday
Mar 7
Start with rodeo stuff like mutton bustin’ and bull ridin’, jump around at whatever concert you fancy, eat everything you can at the festival outside, and finish the night with an awkward two-step at the Hideout. Go home a champ.
Thursday - Sunday
Mar 16-19
Unleash your inner Irishman
Unleash your inner Irishman
Pub Fiction, Irish Cowboy, Third Floor
Don your finest “kiss me” tee and don’t forget to wear green at Midtown’s biggest St. Patty’s Day fête.
Saturday
Mar 18
With live music, food trucks, and beer, 8th Wonder’s fourth birthday party is way better than any birthday party you went to as a kid… or probably as an adult for that matter.
Monday - Sunday
Mar 24-26
The Bayou City Art Festival has been showcasing unique local and regional talent for 45 years, the least you can do is check it out.
Saturday
Mar 25
Well, not the state of Louisiana itself, but the food in said state (read: gumbo, crawfish, jambalaya, po-boys, and a whole lot more).
Monday - Sunday
Mar 27-Apr 2
Eight major championship winners have committed to the 2017 Shell Houston Open, including 2016 defending champion, Jim Herman and World No. 7 and 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott.
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April
Houston Art Car
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April

Saturday
Apr 1
Whiskey connoisseurs -- or just those that like to get frisky with whiskey -- should hit the fourth annual Houston Whiskey Festival and taste a ton of flavors from around the world (there’s also a cigar lounge!).
Saturday - Sunday
Apr 1-2
Houston’s Whatever Fest brings together top comics, musicians (American Football, Ghostface Killah), artists, and (possibly) you!
Thursday - Sunday
Apr 6-9
Sugar Land
The science behind salumi and kimchee curing, an all-you-can-indulge-in sip & stroll, and a superstar-packed grand tasting are just some of the happenings at the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair.
Saturday
Apr 8
Downtown along Smith St
Jump in an Art Car and celebrate Houston’s weirdest and coolest festival, which has been taking over the streets for 30 years.
Sunday
Apr 9
If you had to pick but one festival to attend this season, make it the Fifth Annual Houston Barbecue Festival. Trust us on this one.
Saturday
Apr 15
Do you love Houston but feel like it was missing something? That’s because it was. But not anymore, because the city’s first ever Mac & Cheese Fest is finally here!
Friday - Sunday
Apr 21-23
Q: Where can you get your fill of shrimp, crab, oysters, fish and mudbugs?
A: The Texas Rockin’ Seafood Festival.
Saturday
Apr 22
Dress like a penguin for the Zoo Ball, which raises money to support the zoo’s mission and celebrates it through an enchanting evening of music, dinner, dancing, and awesome sounding “animal ambassadors.”
Saturday
Apr 29
Not only can you witness the phenomenal burger throwdown, you can do so whilst raising funds for the Montgomery County Food Bank. Win/win.
Saturday - Sunday
Apr 29-30
Between the sweaty fans and messy crawdads, expect things to get messy at the 31st annual Texas Crawfish & Music Festival.
May
Galveston Island Food & Wine Festiva
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May

Friday - Saturday
May 5-6
Galveston Island
The Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival is a glimpse into island-style living, eating, and naturally, drinking. There will be over 100 wines and hors d’oeuvres from some top restaurants.
Sunday
May 7
Running for a #summerbod is cool. Running for #beerbod at the Santo de Mayo 5K is an exponentially cooler.
Friday - Sunday
May 19-21
Take down souvlaki, pastichio, spanakopita, and baklava that would make your yia-yia proud.
Sunday
May 21
TBD
Pork-heavy festival Cochon 555, which brings together five chefs, five pigs, and five winemakers, is (thankfully) back.