Best time to visit Houston, TX

Houston, TX

11 THINGS TO DO IN HOUSTON, TX (MARCH 31 - APRIL 09)

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

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!

Alligators

Alligators

April–June | September–November • nature

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

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

17 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

Mardi Gras! Galveston​

Mardi Gras! Galveston​

February 05–16, 2021 • event

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

Texas Renaissance Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival

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

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

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

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

Halloween

Halloween

late September–late October • event

The biggest seasonal events in San Antonio, Houston and Dallas

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

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

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