Best time to visit Houston, TX

Houston, TX

11 THINGS TO DO IN HOUSTON, TX (APRIL 03 - APRIL 12)

Rodeo

Rodeo

mid-January–August • activity

An undeniable part of Texas culture. Don't miss the Rodeo season and enjoy some original shows

Shrimp Season

Shrimp Season

July–November • food

Check out the opening​ ceremony of a shrimp festival and enjoy the traditions and delicious seafood

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

late March–early April • nature

Check out the most scenic places to welcome spring at the Lone Star State

Watermelon

Watermelon

April–early September • food

There is nothing better than a cool slice of watermelon during hot summer Texas days

Strawberry Season

Strawberry Season

late February–early May • food

There is no such thing as too many strawberries, especially during the Strawberry Festival

Raccoon

Raccoon

March–November • nature

These curious small creatures can quietly accompany you during an evening camping trip

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

April • nature

Find some unique and magnificent bird species, and enjoy the diverse nature of Texas

Alligators

Alligators

April–June | September–November • nature

Don't miss a chance to see these beautiful and ancient huge reptiles

Hiking

Hiking

March–May | September–November • activity

The stunning beauty and natural diversity of this state are amazing. Just choose the best trail for you!

Snake Season

Snake Season

March–May • nature

Snakes have been an object of fascination, fear, and suspicion since ancient times

YMBL South Texas State Fair

YMBL South Texas State Fair

March 25–April 04, 2021 • event

Take a break from your diet and enjoy the best deep-fried food at this annual state fair in Beaumont

19 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Lone Star Rally

Lone Star Rally

November 04–07, 2021 • event

Check out the coolest motorcycle rally and high skill showcases during the weekend-long festival of motorcycle culture in Galveston

Día de Los Muertos

Día de Los Muertos

October 31–November 01 • event

This colourful celebration is prepared especially for the immortal souls that come down to earth to join the living on this spec​ial day

Houston Art Car Parade

Houston Art Car Parade

April 16–19, 2020 (cancelled) • event

You never know how far the imagination can go ​unless you visit the Art Car Parade in Houston

Texas Renaissance Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival

October 03–November 29, 2020 (weekends) • event

Nation’s largest Renaissance theme park full of 16th-century magic

Mardi Gras! Galveston​

Mardi Gras! Galveston​

February 05–16, 2021 • event

A big celebration before Lent bring lots of colour and glitter to Texas

Japan Festival Houston

Japan Festival Houston

May 02–03, 2020 (postponed) • event

Immerse in Japanese culture every spring in downtown Houston

Houston Christmas Lights

Houston Christmas Lights

mid-November–early January • event

Magical winter lights transform Houston at night

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

March 13–17, 2020 • event

Become Irish for a day during the celebrations of St.Patrick's Day all over Texas

Beach Season

Beach Season

May–September • activity

Summer time gathers everyone on the best beaches full of sun, waves, water activities, and great parties

Luzes de Navidad de Houston

Luzes de Navidad de Houston

mid-November–early January • event

Las mágicas luces de invierno transforman Houston por la noche

Houston 4th of July Events & Fireworks

Houston 4th of July Events & Fireworks

July 04 • event

A day full of music, family fun, parades, and fireworks

Peach Season

Peach Season

May–August • food

Yummy, tasty, fresh peaches are ready to be picked

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

October–December • food

Try the best pie you have ever eaten on your trip to Texas

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day

March 02 • event

The best time to feel the atmosphere of the Lone Star State, witness legendary Texan patriotism, and enjoy celebrations all over the state

Christmas Events in Galveston

Christmas Events in Galveston

November 28–December 31, 2020 • event

Enjoy great weather and plenty of things to do in Galveston Bay

Halloween

Halloween

mid-September–late October • event

The biggest seasonal events in San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas

Houston Hot Air Balloon Festival & Polo Match

Houston Hot Air Balloon Festival & Polo Match

May 14–15, 2021 • event

One of the prominent social networking events in Houston

Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival

Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival

September 25–27, 2020 • event

The City of Bryan signature street event is all about wine and steak

Chevron Houston Marathon

Chevron Houston Marathon

January 17, 2021 • event

The largest single day athletic event in Houston

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