Houston Festivals for the Remainder of 2016

Houston Festivals 2016

The remaining October festival in Houston 2016 is the incredible Texas Renaissance Festival which will be hosted for eight back-to-back weekends. The weekend festivities will each be themed and it usually contains performers including illusionists, comics, jugglers and even street singers. For the art aficionados, the Bayou City Art Festival will be held on the 8th and the 9th. Good music, sculptures, fine jewelry, great food, wine and beer will all be at your disposal. Kids are invited as there is a kids section.texas-rennisance-festival-2016

The Italian culture will be represented on the Fiesta Italiana festival which will be from the thirteenth to the sixteenth. This festival also has a car show lined up. Festivals scheduled in October The month of October happens to have very interesting festivals. The first one is the original Greek Festival. Festivals in Houston are always such a buzz of great activities slotted out for both the young, the young at heart and the old. These festivals range from the much famed beer and untapped music festival, the Texian market day, the International Quilt festival, the Nutcracker Market among many others. The untapped Beer and Music festival is not one that a person should miss. Good music and beer will be availed in plenty on the twenty-second of October.

Other October festivals in Houston 2016 are: – Texian Market days also on the twenty-second – The Houston Egyptian Festival – The Dia de los Muertos, which will happen from October the twenty-seventh to November the fifth The eve of thanksgiving is a buzz with numerous activities. The uptown Holiday lighting and the City of Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade are held on this day. These are all very old traditions that have spun for decades.

November Festivals in Houston 2016

November is also full of great events for those who have not gotten their pick from October. The International Quilt Festival from the third to the sixth at the George R. Brown Centre will have a unique display of quilts, crafts and even supplies. The best part is that there will be special classes for the beginners up till the expert’s level. The Nutcracker Market Festivals from the tenth to the 13 is a must event. A shopping extravaganza meant to usher in the festive seasons has easily become a national tradition. Clothes, foodstuff, furniture, jewelry, mold sculptures among others will be showcased.The Annual interfaith Thanksgiving Service held on the seventeenth is a very important Houston event. It is a free for all faiths event, held at Rothko Chapel, which was started about twenty years ago. Normally, there are representatives from the ten religions who normally participate.

It is impossible to think anyone would want to miss the Mayor’s Official Downtown Houston Holiday Festival on the second of December. Firework, Choirs and continuous entertainment is also available. When the City Hall Tree is lit, it star of the show. Last year, though it was marred with mold damage and the building where the lights and decorations were housed had to have the mold infestation fixed by a mold inspection company. The whole mold remediation process took almost a month.

December line-up of Festivals in Houston 2016

The celebratory month begins with the Dickens on the Strand festival. It started as a simple potluck supper about twenty years ago and blew up to be a really big celebration of life. It is characterized by shining parades, and continuous entertainment. Festivals in Houston are always such a buzz of great activities slotted out for both the young, the young at heart and the old. These festivals range from the much famed beer and untapped music festival, the Texian market day, the International Quilt festival, the Nutcracker Market among many others. If you are a lover of festivals, clear up your calendar for these refreshing events that take place as the year ends.

The final festival of the year will be AdvoCare Texas Bowl which will be all about fun and games to close the year. Day of the dead Festival is a day to commemorate the life of the departed souls. The host of this events is the national Museum of Funeral History and some of the displays will include Dia de los Muertos art and crafts. It shall be on the fifth.