Events in Houston this November

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Fall is here! If you’re looking for family events in Houston this November then you’ll want to check out the list below.  With the Holidays right around the corner there are plenty of festive events taking place this month in Houston.

Events in Houston this November

26th Annual Houston Turkish Festival
When: November 4th, 2017
Where: Jones Plaza
Houston, TX

The 26th Houston Turkish Festival will celebrate all things Turkish, including authentic Turkish food, coffee, music, traditional folklore dancing including the famous whirling dervishes, a kids’ corner filled with fun activities, arts & crafts, cultural exhibitions as well as a very colorful Grand Bazaar.

International Quilt Festival
When: November 2nd – 5th, 2017
Where: George R Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX

The International Quilt Festival is the largest annual quilt show in the U.S. and takes place each fall in Houston, Texas. Festival regularly attracts 55,000 people from over 35 countries all around the world. There’s shopping at more than 1,000 booths for quilts, fabric, supplies, and crafts, along with 500 classes and lectures for all experience levels. More interested in art than in classes?Festival features more than 1,500 quilts and unique works of textile art on display. So whether you’re an active quilter or just interested in the art of quilting, International Quilt Festival has something for you!

Magical Winter Lights
When: November 10th, 2017
Where: Gulf Greyhound Park
1000 FM 2004
La Marque, TX

Magical Winter Lights is a spectacular, larger-than-life festival that presents a fresh multicultural take on traditional holiday light shows. We look forward to seeing you at our 2017 – 2018 festival!

37th Annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
When: November 9th – 12th, 2017
Where: NRG Park
1 NRG Park
Houston, TX

Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market has become the signature holiday fundraising shopping event in Texas that kicks off all the holiday shopping frenzy! It is a one-stop giant pop-up shop featuring over 280 merchants, offering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter, accessories and more…just in time for your holiday shopping! It is the best way to shop and give back during the holidays, as proceeds from each admission and special event ticket that is purchased, plus 10% of all the merchandise bought, goes back to Houston Ballet Foundation.

Arcade by the Color Condition
When: Now through November 15th, 2017
Where: Avenida Houston
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX

Now through November 15th, Avenida Houston comes to life with the color and beauty of Arcade, by The Color Condition. Featuring streamer sculptures sliced out of materials, the art installation will bring a new image, vision, color, pattern and painting with every gust of wind. The dynamic exhibition will not only bring dramatic color and whimsy to Avenida Houston, but also provide much needed shade during the Houston’s summer.

Veteran’s Day Celebration
When: November 11th, 2017
Where: City Hall
901 Bagby hall
Houston, TX

Houston is a cornerstone of Veterans Day celebrations in the United States.  As a city, Houston is proud to pay tribute to our men and women in the military by providing an annual “Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Celebration”.  This civic celebration honors and celebrates the brave men, women, and families who pay the ultimate sacrifice for liberty and freedom.

The celebration this year will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday November 11, 2017 with the 9/11 Heroes Run which was cancelled on 9/11 this year due to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

All proceeds from registration (excluding cost of shirts/fulfillment) will be donated to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

Texas Renaissance Festival
When: Now through November 26th, 2017
Where: 21778 FM 1774
Todd Mission, TX

The nation’s largest, most acclaimed Renaissance themed park. Each year, over 500,000 guests pass through the Festival’s gates and enter the magic of New Market Village, an authentically recreated 55 acre 16th century English township located 50 miles northwest of Houston, Texas.

Each year, for 9 fun-filled weekends September 30 to November 26, The Texas Renaissance Festival presents an enchanted world full of Kings and Queens, Lords and Ladies, Knights, Nobles, Fairies, Elves, Pirates, Barbarians and other fanciful interactive characters.  Guests will be entertained by a marvelous assortment of unique performers: musicians, magicians, acrobats, jugglers, dancers with over 200 daily performances on over 20 stages throughout the village.

In addition, there are over 400 shoppes featuring some of the finest works of artists, artisans, and merchants as well as live demonstrations by craftspeople skilled in the arts of glass blowing, weaving, pottery making, blacksmithing, and more.  Finally, there are foods and drinks from all over the world to please every palate and quench every thirst.

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