The 7th annual VegFest Houston will take place at Minute Maid Park from 11am to 5pm (10am for VIP). Details are TBD, but you can expect plenty of vegan-friendly vendors and eateries.
Cost: Adult VIP passes are $20
Head to The Lawn at Baybrook, where you’ll find local restaurants, wineries, breweries and shopping from 5pm to 8pm. Guests can sample bites and beers from local spots alongside live music.
Cost: Tickets are $25 for adults
The Houston Barbecue Festival and Saint Arnold Brewing Company will celebrate the growing influence of Tejano and Tex-Mex cooking traditions in modern Texas barbecue at the inaugural Tex-Mex BBQ Block Party. Held at the brewery, ticket holders can load up on unlimited samples of each vendor's barbecue dish alongside Saint Arnold brews, from 1pm to 4pm.
Cost: Tickets are $60 a pop
Now in its fifth year, the Lone Star Bash brings together top chefs from around the state for an epic culinary night at Minute Maid Park. Munch on chef-prepared tasting bites alongside live country music, beer, wine and cocktails from 6pm to 9pm (5pm for VIP).
Cost: Tickets are $60 to $150
The Taste of Pan-Africa event brings an afternoon of food, music, philanthropy and networking to the Ayva Center, from 1pm to 7pm. Chefs will arouse the taste buds with cuisines from East Africa, South Africa, West Africa, Brazil, Haiti, and the Caribbean.
Cost: Tickets are $25
The Houston Zoo will stay open late for a special Silent Disco After Dark, held from 6pm to 10pm. Just put on your headphones and choose from three different channels of music -- plus enjoy up-close animal experiences and learn about the local Attwater prairie chicken.
Cost: Tickets are $35, including one free drink