Houston Events

Houston EventsHouston Livestock Show and Rodeo
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest annual event held in the city, and it was able to attract over more than 2 million people in 2011. The event lasts for 20 days in February and March, and it is currently held in Reliant Stadium. While the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the largest rodeo in the world, it also features a barbecue cooking contest and concerts from some of the biggest stars in country music. Kid Rock, Jason Aldean, Zac Brown Band and The Band Perry were just four of the 20 artists performing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in 2012.

Houston International Festival
The Houston International Festival takes place every year during the final two weeks of April, and it is designed to celebrate art and music from a variety of cultures. The Houston International Festival started in 1971, and it has quickly become one of the largest music festivals in the state of Texas. There is no better way to discover music from the rest of the world with over 100 different musicians performing at the event each year. There is even an art market at the event where artists can attempt to sell their pieces.

Bayou City Art Festival
If you are looking to attend one of the best art festivals in the country, then you definitely need to visit the Bayou City Art Festival in Houston. Since this is a biannual event, you can experience the Bayou City Art Festival in the spring or the fall. There is no better way to see all of the great works of art created in the city.

Houston Greek Festival
The Houston Greek Festival has been around since 1966, and it is a three day event that takes place every October. There is no better place in Houston to experience authentic Greek culture, food, music and dance. The Houston Greek Festival was created by the Greek Orthodox churches in the area, and all of the money raised at the event go directly to charity.

Houston Art Car Parade
If you attend the Houston Art Car Parade, then you are guaranteed to see something that you have never seen before in your life. The Houston Art Car Parade was first created in 1986, and it currently receives more than 100,000 visitors each year. The parade consists of hundreds of moving art pieces. The Houston Art Car Parade is always great fun, and it is a great way to celebrate the quirky nature of the city.