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Houston Super Bowl
Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017

Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. The countdown for Super Bowl LI is still more than 350 days away, but that doesn’t mean Houstonians are waiting when it comes to representing their hometown. There are plans for a large, free to the public celebration in the area around Discovery Green which will have attractions and concerts to bring people in for the week prior to the Super Bowl. Check back often!! Details.

 


JDRF Ride To Cure Diabetes

Riders from around the world take on two challenges: raising the money needed to fund research for better treatments and a cure for diabetes, and reaching a personal training goal to prepare for a destination cycling experience. The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes offers:

  • Multiple fundraising and mileage options
  • Training with a certified coach in your local area
  • Ride destinations designed for riders of all fitness levels

Find a local Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation bike ride near you! Details.

Visit Austin Best
Things to do in Austin, Texas!

Austin Ice Cream Festival
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Fiesta Gardens 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX

Bring yourself, your friends, your family and even your dog to the 7th Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival and come scream with us. This event will include lots of games, activities, contests and live entertainment as well as what we all scream for ICE CREAM! See the ICE CREAM TRUCK!!! Details.
Bat Fest ATX
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Congress Ave Bridge 132 South Congress Ave Austin, TX

What better way to celebrate Austin's most popular mammal, the Mexican free-tailed bat, than with a weekend-long festival in Austin, Texas. Taking place at the South Congress bridge, the launching place of the bats, the festival features three stages of live local and national music, food and drink vendors, kids’ events and a bat costume contest. Details.
Amazing Pet Expo
August 20 - 21, 2016
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

The Expo brings one of the biggest celebrations of our furry friends to dozens of cities across the US. With tons of exhibitors, demonstrations, live entertainment, a costume contest, and more, any animal lover is sure to have ample opportunity to enjoy this pet extravaganza. Details.
"4th and Goal Gala"
Friday, September 2, 2016 7:00 p.m.
AT&T Conference Center Grand Ballroom 1900 University Ave Austin, TX

The gala will be a night to remember, featuring performances by four of the music industry's most prominent singer/songrwriters, Paul Overstreet, Mike Reid, Brett James and Wendell Mobley. Mark your calendars and save the date for this incredible event supporting The Darrell K Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer's Disease. Details.
Splash Days
Labor Day Weekend, September 2 – 5, 2016
Various Venues in Austin, TX

We are a weekend of music, dance, and unity, and we are Austin’s one and only circuit event. We enjoy bringing fun loving men and women to Austin from all over to socialize, dance/listen to DJs from around the country/world, and to experience our beautiful city and friendly people. Benefitting AIDS Services of Austin, Equality Texas, and Project Transitions. Details.
2016 Austin Gem and Mineral Show
October 21 - 23, 2016
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX

Over 30 dealers with a great selection of fine gems, minerals, jewelry, fossil, meteorites and more! Just in time for the holidays. Details.
Hill Country Halloween Half Marathon
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Cedar Park, TX

Set for its 3rd annual running here in this suburb of Austin on the weekend before Halloween, the Half Marathon is designed to be mostly flat with some downhill sections through a series of residential neighborhoods, at which runners are welcome to wear their craziest costumes — or not. Details.
Ironman 70.3 Austin
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Austin, TX

Nicknamed the live music capital of the world, Austin, Texas plays host to one of the only indoor finishes on the IRONMAN 70.3 circuit. Details.
Run with the Heroes 5K
Sunday, November 13, 2016 8:00 a.m.
Camp Mabry 2200 W. 35th St Austin, TX

This event features both competition and fun for all skill levels; it’s a day of community and enjoyment with friends and family! Each year, the race honors all fallen heroes and their families from the Fire, EMS, and Police first responder agencies Details.
20th Annual Austin Empty Bowl Project
Sunday, November 20th, 2016 11am - 3pm
Central Texas Food Bank 6200 Metropolis Dr., Austin TX

We hope you will join us to help feed Austin's hungry while enjoying gourmet soups, live music and a great selection of ceramics bowls from local potters. Details.

Visit Dallas/FortWorth Best
Things to do in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas!

'til Midnight
Friday, August 19, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Nasher Sculpture Center 2001 Flora St. Dallas, TX

The event will feature a concert by Gollay, followed by a screening of Brooklyn. screenings in the Nasher Garden. Guests have the opportunity to engage in social media scavenger hunts, progressive tours and to view the permanent collection and special exhibitions. Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck offers special reserve-ahead picnic dining for two, as well as and grab & go snacks and street tacos the night of the event. Details.
The Great American Trucking Show
August 25 - 27, 2016
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center 650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX

The Great American Trucking Show is the nation’s second-largest trucking trade show and offers attendees a wide variety of industry exhibitors and informational sessions. Find a job, attend free educational seminars, get the latest information from top industry leaders or see the amazing works of art at the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish Truck Beauty Contest. Details.
State Fair of Texas
September 30 - October 23, 2016
Fair Park 1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX

A 24-day showcase of entertainment, exhibits and competition, it's presented in Dallas each fall in historic Fair Park, a 277-acre complex recognized for its beautiful landscaping and unique collection of art deco architecture. Details.
WOKC Spooktacular Sprint for the Children
Saturday, October 22, 2016.
Lone Star Park 1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX

Choose from a 1-mile Fun Run or a 5K course. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male/female overall & Masters’ division winners, and awards will be given in each age category. Details.
The King Of The Hill Dash
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Village Creek MX 4840 Shelby Rd Fort Worth, TX

The king of the hill dash is a quest that will challenge both mind and body. Are you ready to embrace a new fitness experience? You will be challenged to conquer some tough hills and challenging terrains that will take place on a Motor Cross Track! Details.
Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot
Thursday, Nov 24, 2016
Dallas City Hall Plaza

Proceeds from the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot benefit a wide diversity of YMCA programs that are strengthening our community including afterschool programs across 80 school sites, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Cancer Collaborative, YMCA Urban Swim and Make a Splash Programs, Play and Learn Program and scholarships for disabilities. Details.
Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon
Thursday, Nov 24, 2016
Panther Island Pavilion 395 Purcey St Fort Worth TX

Runners and race walkers from all over the community are welcome to come out and participate in the 2016 Holiday 5000 Thanksgiving Day Run. Whether you are a competitive runner, mid-pack runner, jogger or walker, everyone has a good time Details.
BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Dallas, TX

The Marathon offers participants a unique running experience with a course full of historic landmarks, lively neighborhoods and beautiful scenery. Charity Program partners play a vital role in supporting the success of the BMW Dallas Marathon and related events by providing both runners and volunteers. Details.

Visit FortBend Best
Things to do in Fort Bend, Texas!

Blast To The Past Cruise In
Saturday, August 13, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Constellation Field 1 Stadium Dr. Sugar Land, TX

Calling all muscle car enthusiasts! Come together for a night of fun at West Houston Muscle’s “Blast to the Past”, presented by Bumbera’s Performance. Enjoy viewing over 1,000 cars, music, photo shoots, raffles, giveaways, a kid’s zone, vendor midway, food trucks, snow cones, and a beer garden. Details.
Red, White and Blue Jean Bash
Saturday, August 27, 2016 06:30 p.m.
Swinging Door 3818 FM359 Richmond, TX

The West Fort Bend Women's Charity is a group of community volunteers who want to make a positive impact in our area. By holding an event each year we are able to provide much needed funds to charitable organizations that assist those in need. Details.
17th Annual Fort Bend Education Foundation Back to School Scramble
Monday, August 29, 2016- Shot gun start at 9:00 a.m.
Sweetwater CC, Sugar Land, TX

Presented by Schlumberger please join them and reserve your spot to “golf fore education”. With the support of generous sponsors like you and the commitment of our community, we will continue to enrich and enhance the quality of education for all Fort Bend ISD students. Details.
Labor Day Backyard BBQ
Labor Day Weekend, September 3 - 5, 2016
The George Ranch Historical Park 10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with an old-fashioned 1930s Barbeque at the George Ranch House. Chow down on some old-fashioned grub, listen to period music while playing games of the 30s and make the ice cream for your cobbler using historic techniques as we celebrate the American worker. Details.
Cars & Crafts in Richmond
Saturday, September 10, 2016
City Hall Parking 402 Morton St Richmond, TX

Come out to the free community event in downtown Richmond. Car gathering , shopping, and food! Details.
5th Annual TRC Run Over Cancer 5K & 10K
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Texas Running Co 15890 Southwest Fwy # 600 Sugar Land, TX

With your support, you are helping raise awareness for Childhood Cancer and providing funding for continuous research to terminate pediatric cancer as well as scholarships for pediatric cancer and patients and survivors Nation wide. Details.
Brides and Baseball Bridal Show
Sunday, September 11, 2016 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sugarland Skeeter's Constellation Field One Stadium Drive Sugarland, TX

Bridal shows are a great way to meet wedding vendors that will work to achieve the goals you have set for your wedding day. This is a fun and exciting way to learn about wedding trends and fashions, as well as a great way to compare services, styles, and prices. Details.
Golf Fore Autism
September 12, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Sugar Creek Country Club 420 Sugar Creek Blvd. Sugar Land, Tx

Have we got a deal for you! Join Hope For Three and a cast of celebrities at the 1st Annual Golf Fore Autism tournament! Net proceeds support Hope For Three’s mission of supporting families living with autism spectrum disorder. Details.
Fort Bend County Fair
September 23 October 2, 2016
Rosenberg, TX

Through the years, the Fort Bend County Fair has grown into one of the largest and most successful fairs in the State. Residents of the county eagerly anticipate visiting with friends and neighbors at some of the many activities the Fair has to offer. Details.
2016 Health & Wellness EXPO
Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:00 p.m.
Brazos Pavilion Conference Center 1665 Southwest Frwy Sugar Land TX
An opportunity to showcase the best, transformative, most innovative ideas, products and services that can directly impact the doctor, staff and patients. Details.
7th Annual Pot of Gold Golf Classic
Friday, October 14, 2016
Cinco Ranch Golf Club 23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX

We are in preparation of our 7th Annual Pot of Gold Golf Classic benefiting the Fort Bend Community Partners Rainbow Room. Proceeds received from the golf tournament help fund the most basic needs such as clothing, baby formula, school supplies, toiletries and bedding. Details.
7th Annual Scarecrow Festival
Saturday, October 15, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Cross Creek Ranch Cross Creek Bend Ln, Fulshear, TX

Besides the collection of creative, full-size scarecrows, families will enjoy live music, a Carnival, food trucks, apple bobbing, face painting, pumpkin decorating and more Details.
Jaguar Dash 5K
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Sartartia Middle School 8125 Homeward Way Sugar Land, TX

Proceeds will be utilized for the track renovation and other various projects on campus benefitting all students at Sartartia Middle School. Details.
Walk MS: Sugar Land
Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:oo a.m.
Sugar Land Memorial Park 15300 University Blvd Sugar Land, TX

This is a 1 mile/5K walk that helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every dollar we raise…we’re that much closer. Together, we will end MS forever. Details.
Hauntcert
Friday, October 29, 2016
Sugar Land Town Square 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX

The Orchestra presents a concert of spectacularly spooky music to send a chill down your spine — costume contest included. Break out your Halloween costume and join the FBSO for a spooky afternoon of fun with a Trunk or Treat at 1:15 pm, concert at 2 pm, and a costume parade during intermission (no registration needed)! Details.

Visit Galveston Best
Things to do in Galvston, Texas!

GCVA "Hot as Hell Classic"
Sunday, August 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
East Beach Galveston, TX

The Gulf Coast Volleyball Association will host its "Hot as Hell Classic." First 100 players checking in at the beach will receive a free GCVAT-shirt - Entry Fees: $25 per person, $50 per team. Details.
Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival
September 2 - 4, 2016
Moody Gardens 1 Hope Blvd. Galveston, TX

In its 7th year, BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival keeps gaining momentum, just like the craft beer industry itself. Join fellow craft beer lovers and supporters as they gather Labor Day weekend to celebrate and sample more than 400 specialty and hard-to-find brews. Details.
Galveston Island Shrimp Festival
September 23 – 25, 2016
Saengerfest Park 2302 Strand Galveston, TX

Event activities include a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-Off, Gumbo Tasting, Free Outdoors Show, Official 5k, Lil’ Shrimps Parade. Live Music, Vendors, Kids Area and a Strand Merchant Walk-About! There is plenty for the whole family to enjoy! Details.
Galveston Home & Garden Show: Celebrating Fall Equinox
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Moody Gardens Convention Center 7 Hope Blvd Galveston, TX

Innovative exhibits, plants and bulbs for sale, cooking demos, and special presentations each day featuring noted professionals in gardening, landscaping, floral design, interior design and building green. Pet adoption center at the show – come meet your new best friend. Details.
Hotel Galvez Ghost Tour Dinner
Tuesdays through Fridays in October, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Hotel Galvez 2024 Seawall Blvd Galveston, TX

During the tour, staff guides participants through the ghostly past of the hotel which is then followed by dinner in the Galvez Bar & Grill. Hotel Galvez and its ghosts have been featured on “Ghost Lab” on the Discovery Channel and “Ghost Stories” on The Travel Channel. Details.
Galveston Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
Monday, October 3, 2016
Moody Gardens Golf Course 1700 Sydnor Ln, Galveston, TX

Join us for good networking, greens and golf! Over $2,000 in prizes + a "Super Raffle" containing many prizes and fabulous door prizes!! Details.
International Sea-Bean Symposium & Beachcombers Festival
October 14 - 15, 2016
NOAA 4700 Ave U Building 216 Galveston, TX

Expect to be able to chat with beachcombers, oceanographers, scientists, nature writers…discuss and answer your questions about ocean treasures, world currents - What are Sea-Beans? What is Flotsam? Messages in Bottles, Rafts, Seaweed, Sea Turtles, lost Nikes and lost LEGOS! Details.
ARToberFEST
October 15 - 16, 2016
Postoffice St between 21st and 23rd St Galveston, TX

This year artwork will be presented in thirteen media styles including clay, glass, jewelry, painting, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pen and ink, photography, digital media, textiles, wood and metal. All works will be presented in a relaxed atmosphere surrounded by a variety of antique shops, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants located around the ARToberFEST venue. Details.
Galveston Island Greek Festival
October 15 - 16, 2016
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church 1824 Ball Galveston, TX

The gift shop will feature Greek Christmas ornaments, icons, jewelry, paintings, dolls from Greece, stefana (wedding crown) boxes and much more. Grocery items will include olive oil, olives, pasta, and imported canned goods. Look for unique and hard to find imported items great for gift giving. Details.
Oni-Con 2016
October 28 - 30, 2016
Galveston Island Convention Center 5600 Seawall Blvd Galveston, TX

The convention typically offers anime rooms, art show and auction, concerts, contests, a dance, a dealer's room, demonstrations, industry guests, LARP, masquerade, panels, video games, and voice actors Details.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) silent film – with Rob Landes
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
The Grand 2020 Postoffice St. Galveston, TX

Prepare yourself for another “Howling Halloween” as organist Rob Landes accompanies this Universal Studios movie extravaganza, a feature film that cemented the studio’s position through the 1940s as “The House of Horror.” Details.

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Visit Houston Best
Things to do in Houston, Texas!

Wicked
July 6 - August 14, 2016
The Hobby Center 800 Bagby St #300 Houston, TX

Back by “Popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon,” and every time it has played Houston it has broken box office records and sold out in record time. Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards®, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times). Details.
Amazing Houston Comic Con
September 9 - 11, 2016
George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX

Meet your favorite creators and celebrities at this 3-day event, filled with a giant exhibitors hall, an international artist alley, video game arena, hundreds of people in costume and more. There is something for everyone at the Amazing Houston Comic Con, from After Hours parties to family fun on Sunday Kid’s Day! Details.
Texas Home & Garden Show
September 24 - 25, 2016
Houston Reliant Center

Explore a wide range of the newest home and garden products - From windows and doors to ceilings and floors. If it belongs in a home you'll find it at the Home and Garden Show. Details.
Houston Restaurants Week Raising funds for Houston Food Bank
Monday August 1 - Monday Sept. 5, 2016
Various Locations

Planned by volunteers, HRW donates 100% of the funds raised to the Houston Food Bank. Participating restaurants make donations to the Food Bank based upon how many brunches, lunches and dinners they sell during the event. Details.
Capital One Bank Theatre District Open House
Sunday, August 28 12:00 p.m.
Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave Houston, TX

Experience dance, music and theater! Visit the Alley Theatre, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Wortham Theater Center and Jones Hall! Grab an event program when you arrive and check out what's happening throughout the day. There will also be an opportunity to purchase the best season package deals of the year to member performing arts organizations. Details.
Autumn Art and Texas Wine Festival
October 1 - 2, 2016
Old Town Spring TX

You will be able to taste wines from around the great Lone Star State while strolling through some great original art from many of the states talented artists. Also grab a glass of wine and visit one of our 150 quaint shops. You will relax as you enjoy walking shop to shop on our beautifull tree-lined streets. Details.
Texas Renaissance Festival
October 12 - December 1, 2016
21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX

The Texas Renaissance Festival is the Nation's largest, most acclaimed Renaissance fairs where the sights, sounds, tastes and beauty of the 16th Century come alive every Saturday and Sunday for 8 weekends Details.
Wings Over Houston Air Show
October 22 - 23, 2016
Ellington Airport Houston, TX

Spread throughout the Airshow are numerous static (non-flying) displays of modern military and civilian aircraft. Tour the inside of a "Hurricane Hunter", walk through a massive cargo transport, examine all types of helicopters, training aircraft, experimental planes, and more! You can visit with the pilots and crew of the planes and maybe even grab an autograph or giveaway token. Details.
Something Wicked 2016
October 29 - 30, 2016
Sam Houston Race Park 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX

Something Wicked returns to Houston the weekend of Halloween for an incredible journey through spine-tingling performances from today's most in-demand electronic artists. The hallowed festival grounds will be transformed with the spirit of dance and haunting stage production design Details.
Houston Half Marathon
Sunday, October 30, 2016
1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX

The half marathon is perfectly timed as a warm-up race to the Chevron Houston Marathon, or you can complete the 10K in preparation for the Aramco Half Marathon. Details.
Canstruction
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
CityCentre 800 Town and Country Blvd. Houston, TX

A unique competition and food drive where Houston area architects, engineers and construction firms, and students build creative and ingenious canstructures with canned food and other non-perishable food items. All items are then donated to the Houston Food Bank. Details.
2016 Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Hermann Square 901 Bagby Houston, TX

This year’s festival promises to be even bigger, with artists creating around the theme of A Colorful World, bands playing live music on three stages and great food and activities putting smiles on the faces of people of all ages. Via Colori is a fundraiser for The Center for Hearing and Speech, a non-profit organization committed to helping children with hearing loss listen, speak and read. Details.
A Mozart Thanksgiving
November 26 - 27, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

Give thanks for Mozart when veteran soloist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane leads an all-Mozart program this Thanksgiving weekend. Mozart’s dramatic Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor is the perfect foil for his charming and sensuous Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major. Details.
Very Merry Pops
December 2 - 4, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

In typical Very Merry Pops tradition, expect a “Winter Wonderland” which includes sweeping sounds of the Houston Symphony Chorus, beautiful new arrangements by our maestro—and of course, Santa! Details.
12 Days of Christmas
Saturday, December 3, 2016 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

Join the orchestra, along with the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Chorale, to hear calling birds, French hens, turtle doves and, of course, a partridge in a pear tree, performed on stage in an interactive audience-participation program. Details.
2016 Men's College Cup
December 9 - 11, 2016
BBVA Compass Stadium 2200 Texas Ave Houston, TX

East downtown will be humming as the cup promises the excitement of the top 4 Division I teams competing for the national title. Details.
Handel's Messiah
December 16 - 18, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

This timeless classic is brought to life through brilliant Baroque arias and rousing choruses. From “Ev’ry Valley” to the famed “Hallelujah” chorus, Handel’s Messiah is a true Houston Symphony holiday tradition. Details.
Houston Super Bowl
All year events
Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. Marke your calendar for Sunday, February 5, 2017 and come early for Houston celebrations, parties, attractions and concerts!! Check back often!! Details.

Visit Katy Best
Things to do in Katy, Texas!


Blast To The Past Cruise In
Saturday, August 13, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Constellation Field 1 Stadium Dr. Sugar Land, TX

Calling all muscle car enthusiasts! Come together for a night of fun at West Houston Muscle’s “Blast to the Past”, presented by Bumbera’s Performance. Enjoy viewing over 1,000 cars, music, photo shoots, raffles, giveaways, a kid’s zone, vendor midway, food trucks, snow cones, and a beer garden. Details.
7th Annual Scarecrow Festival
Saturday, October 15, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Cross Creek Ranch Cross Creek Bend Ln, Fulshear, TX

Besides the collection of creative, full-size scarecrows, families will enjoy live music, a Carnival, food trucks, apple bobbing, face painting, pumpkin decorating and more Details.
Howl-A-Ween
Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:00 a.m.
City of Katy Dog Park, Katy, TX

You and your four-legged friend can come dressed to scare for a morning of frightful fun! The highlight of the event is the costume contest, but other fun and games will be plentiful. The cost of admission is one bag or can of dog food per dog which will be donated to a local shelter. Details.
Corner Store Country Run
Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:30 a.m.
Great Southwest Equestrian Center 2501 S Mason Rd, Katy, TX

Participants are encouraged to wear over-the-top country attire and gallop, trot or do-si-do their way across that finish line. Along the way, runners will encounter farm-themed zones with hay bales, tractor tires and giant inflatable pigs and cows. Afterwards, everyone is invited to stick around for a family-friendly country fair Details.

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Visit San Antonio Best
Things to do in San Antonio!

Ford Canoe Challenge
Saturday, August 6, 2016 7:00 a.m.
Riverwalk San Antonio, TX

Local celebrities, corporate teams, the general public and Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts compete in timed heats through the downtown area of the River Walk. It is the only event that allows people to canoe the downtown River Walk. Details.
2016 "Bigger & Better" laborfest san antonio
September 2 - 4, 2016
HemisFair Park / Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center

The Bigger and Better Soul Funk Explosion now held at the newly renovated Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, features electrifying talent such as The O'Jays, Rickey Smiley, Betty Wright and many more. Details.
Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show
September 2 - 5, 2016
River Walk

Enjoy a stroll along the picturesque River Walk, stop to talk to the artisans who are anxious to share information about their craft, and take home an item that will enhance your home, wardrobe or garden. Details.
Laborfest San Antonio
September 3 - 4, 2016
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX

2016 " Bigger & Better" LaborFest San Antonio takes place during Labor Day weekend with food and drink vendors and live performances from national, regional and local artists. LaborFest San Antonio not only looks to provide entertainment but also to give back to the community through scholarships, education, and career advancement opportunities. Details.
Kids' Zoo Run
Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:30 a.m.
San Antonio Zoo 3903 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX

There are five age catagories: 1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11. Ages 1-5 will run a 1/4 of a mile and ages 6-11 will run a 1/2 of a mile. Parents are welcome to run alongside their children during the race. Details.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas Fright Fest
September 24 - October 30, 2016
Six Flags Fiesta Texas 17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX

Experience some of the most gruesome haunted houses ever imaginable during our biggest Fright Fest Ever. Enjoy haunted houses and frightening scare zones that will leave you running for your life! Details.
SeaWorld San Antonio Howl-O-Scream
September 30 - October 30, 2016
SeaWorld San Antonio 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX

Replenish your thirst for terror at one of our signature Halloween bars. Find ultimate thrill, as you ride coasters at night. Close the night with live entertainment by some of your favorite creepy creatures and monsters. Thrills and chills await you this October at Howl-O-Scream.Warning: At 7 p.m., the park’s scare level increases from haunting to horrifying, which may be too intense for young children. Details.
The 11th Annual San Antonio Beer Festival
October 15, 2016 1:30 p.m.
Maverick Park 1000 Broadway San Antonio, TX

The Festival is the largest Beer Festival in San Antonio, pouring more than 350 premium and craft beers from more than 85 breweries from around the world. A portion of the San Antonio Beer Festival proceeds benefit the San Antonio Food Bank. Details.
I Ran Marathons Count Dracula
October 24 - 31, 2016
Leon Creek Greenway Drury Inn / Valero Trailhead 15806 IH-10 West San Antonio, TX

This event is 8 days of annual event where marathons, Half Marathons, 50K, 10K and 5K are ran on beautiful trails of Leon Creek Greenway were you could run / walk and enjoy peaceful and friendly races 8 days in a row. You may choose to run 1 or 8 days or any combination of races. Details.
Bud Light Halloween Fest
Saturday, October 28, 2016 7:00 p.m.
River Walk San Antonio, TX

Music, costume contest, parade and adult beverages combine for a ghoulish good time and a very adult Halloween Party.Professionally decorated floats with costumed participants travel along the 2 1/2 mile Downtown River Walk area. This is a popular event-come early. Details.
Wurstfest
November 4 - 13, 2016
178 Landa Park Dr, New Braunfels, TX

Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. Details.
Diwali San Antonio- Festival of Lights
Saturday, November 5, 2016 5:00 p.m.
La villita San Antonio, TX

DiwaliSA is the only city sanctioned event of its kind in the nation drawing 15,000+ people from all over the state of Texas. Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is one of the most celebrated Indian festivals which symbolizes the victory of good over evil. Come enjoy this FREE annual event with all your family and friends Details.
Luminaria - Arts Come To Light
November 9 - 13, 2016
downtown San Antonio, TX

Luminaria is San Antonio's annual celebration of art and artists. Overseen by San Antonio's creative leaders, it is free of charge and showcases all art forms in an outdoor setting and inside various venues downtown. Details.
Holiday In The Park
November 19, 2016 - January 1, 2017
Six Flags Fiesta Texas 17000 IH W 10, San Antonio, TX

Experience enchanting holiday magic for the entire family featuring Christmastime cheer like no other with our dazzling new Holiday Express train ride, enchanting caroling Christmas Tree family, and our spectacular live nativity show, The Majesty of Christmas. Details.
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
November 21 - December 31, 2016
SeaWorld San Antonio 10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX

Enjoy stunning live shows in our wintery, watery wonderland. Immerse your family in the spirit of the season, sip hot cocoa as you stroll through a sea of sparkling Christmas lights, and share laughs with a jolly Texas Santa Claus. Details.
San Antonio Christmas Light Fest
November 24 - December 31, 2016 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Don Strange Ranch 103 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX

Overflowing with Hill Country holiday fun, the Fest features holiday light displays at an historic ranchland just 20 minutes outside of San Antonio. Details.
Ford Holiday River Parade
Friday, November 25, 2016
River Walk San Antonio, TX

People come from throughout Texas and the U.S. to watch this spectacular 1-hour parade on the San Antonio River Walk featuring 28 lavishly decorated floats including lights, costumed float riders and music. Details.
22nd Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza
November 27 - December 3, 2016
Lila Cockrell Theater 200 E. Market St., San Antonio, TX

The Extravaganza presents outstanding mariachi artists in dignified settings and promotes a positive image of Mexican culture. Many who were not previously fans of this music go away with a newfound appreciation for it. Details.
Ford Holiday Boat Caroling
November 30 - December 18, 2016
Downtown Area of River Walk San Antonio, TX

Five boats will float on the River Walk each night carrying groups performing live Christmas carols. More than 185 groups participate each year. Stroll the river banks or dine outdoors to enjoy the music. Details.

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Visit Sugar Land Best
Things to do in Sugarland, Texas!

Golf Fore Autism
September 12, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Sugar Creek Country Club 420 Sugar Creek Blvd. Sugar Land, Tx

Have we got a deal for you! Join Hope For Three and a cast of celebrities at the 1st Annual Golf Fore Autism tournament! Net proceeds support Hope For Three’s mission of supporting families living with autism spectrum disorder. Details.
Blast To The Past Cruise In
Saturday, August 13, 2016 6:30 p.m.
Constellation Field 1 Stadium Dr. Sugar Land, TX

Calling all muscle car enthusiasts! Come together for a night of fun at West Houston Muscle’s “Blast to the Past”, presented by Bumbera’s Performance. Enjoy viewing over 1,000 cars, music, photo shoots, raffles, giveaways, a kid’s zone, vendor midway, food trucks, snow cones, and a beer garden. Details.
17th Annual Fort Bend Education Foundation Back to School Scramble
Monday, August 29, 2016- Shot gun start at 9:00 a.m.
Sweetwater CC, Sugar Land, TX

Presented by Schlumberger please join them and reserve your spot to “golf fore education”. With the support of generous sponsors like you and the commitment of our community, we will continue to enrich and enhance the quality of education for all Fort Bend ISD students. Details.
5th Annual TRC Run Over Cancer 5K & 10K
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Texas Running Co 15890 Southwest Fwy # 600 Sugar Land, TX

With your support, you are helping raise awareness for Childhood Cancer and providing funding for continuous research to terminate pediatric cancer as well as scholarships for pediatric cancer and patients and survivors Nation wide. Details.
Brides and Baseball Bridal Show
Sunday, September 11, 2016 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sugarland Skeeter's Constellation Field One Stadium Drive Sugarland, TX

Bridal shows are a great way to meet wedding vendors that will work to achieve the goals you have set for your wedding day. This is a fun and exciting way to learn about wedding trends and fashions, as well as a great way to compare services, styles, and prices. Details.
7th Annual Pot of Gold Golf Classic
Friday, October 14, 2016
Cinco Ranch Golf Club 23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX

We are in preparation of our 7th Annual Pot of Gold Golf Classic benefiting the Fort Bend Community Partners Rainbow Room. Proceeds received from the golf tournament help fund the most basic needs such as clothing, baby formula, school supplies, toiletries and bedding. Details.
Jaguar Dash 5K
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Sartartia Middle School 8125 Homeward Way Sugar Land, TX

Proceeds will be utilized for the track renovation and other various projects on campus benefitting all students at Sartartia Middle School. Details.
Walk MS: Sugar Land
Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:oo a.m.
Sugar Land Memorial Park 15300 University Blvd Sugar Land, TX

This is a 1 mile/5K walk that helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every dollar we raise…we’re that much closer. Together, we will end MS forever. Details.
Hauntcert
Friday, October 29, 2016
Sugar Land Town Square 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX

The Orchestra presents a concert of spectacularly spooky music to send a chill down your spine — costume contest included. Break out your Halloween costume and join the FBSO for a spooky afternoon of fun with a Trunk or Treat at 1:15 pm, concert at 2 pm, and a costume parade during intermission (no registration needed)! Details.
Halloween Town
Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:00 p.m
Sugar Land Town Square 15958 City Walk Sugar Land, TX

All little witches, superheroes, princesses and other creative characters are invited to bring their families, friends and pets for this evening of friendly surprises. Details.

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