Whether you’re traveling for business, seeking a thrilling weekend getaway, day trip, or simply embarking on a family adventure, you’ll discover there’s something for everybody in Houston.
The city offers nationally recognized shopping, nightlife, entertainment, and dining. Additionally, tourists and locals can enjoy excellent events and attractions.
Rich in diversity and full of energy, the city is a dynamic mix of talent and unparalleled attractions, making it a world-class city. Here’s a list of events you shouldn’t miss this summer.
Houston Shakespeare Festival
The annual event runs from July 29-August 7 2016 from 8:30 p.m. The Houston Shakespeare Festival or HSF is a professional project by the University of Houston.
The event, which debuted in 1975, is a two-week event where enthusiasts can catch performances of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Henry V depending on the night.
Every summer, Houstonians flock to the Miller Outdoor Theater to experience the popular event. This year marks the 41st anniversary of the festival, which delivers performances featuring renowned guest artists.
While admission is free, you require tickets for seats. Over the years, audiences for the Festival have grown in consecutive seasons, performing for countless people annually.
Various individuals and foundations have contributed resources and funding to make the free performances possible every summer. Plan to attend the creative theater productions together with your family.
Houston Restaurant Weeks
For countless visitors and Houstonians in the bayou city, Houston Restaurant Weeks is a month-long opportunity to visit Houston’s top restaurants and enjoy food from award-winning chefs from August 1-September 5.
Volunteers run the event and 100% of the proceeds go to the Food Bank directly. For over four weeks, you’ll get to taste prix-fixe menus priced at $35 and $45 for dinner and $20 for lunch.
Besides the ever-increasing contribution made to the Food Bank, the event has expanded to include not only the trendiest eateries in vibrant Midtown, Uptown Galleria, and bustling downtown, but also popular restaurants in outlying communities for instance Galveston and The Woodlands.
Bear in mind that reservations are necessary for those seeking to enjoy the event. Nevertheless, participating eateries may accept walk-ins at their discretion.
Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts has organized various activities in celebration of the exhibition by High Society. The exhibition runs from April 17-August 14 and will include tours and talks.
The exhibition highlights an amazing selection of some paintings by Franz Xaver, who captured the sophistication of his sitters with an unparalleled brilliance of technique. For the public, admission is $10 while MFAH members are to pay $5.
Ensure you don’t miss the exclusive tours led by Dr. Helga Aurisch. The in-depth program is an opportunity to learn comprehensive information about the exhibition and artist. For the tour, admission is $65 for the public and $55 for members.
Houston’s Space Center has scheduled a new exhibit: MythBusters from May 28-September 5. The exhibition seeks to offer interactive experiences for guests of varying ages by merging scientific facts with inventive, family friendly displays.
The exhibit invites you to participate in various hands-on experiences as well as live demonstrations. Its interactive highlights comprise a diverse range of thrilling experiments including gravity, friction, combustion, and speed.
Home to a lively economy and beautiful surroundings, it’s no surprise that Houston is a popular global destination. If you’re wondering where to start this summer, this guide will provide various options that are budget friendly.
There’s no need to waste another summer doing the same things. This is your chance to enjoy the city’s diverse events with your family.
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