Events in Houston this October

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Houston is slowing beginning the rebuilding process, and there is a lot of work to do. Some of these events in Houston this October might be canceled due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey so please be sure to check the event website for the latest information.

Events in Houston this October

Texas Renaissance Festival
When: Now through November 26th, 2017
Where: Texas Renaissance Festival
21778 F.M 1774
Plantersville, 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.

Original Greek Festival
When: October 5th – 8th, 2017
Where: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Catherdral
3511 Yoakum Blvd
Houston, TX

In 1917, a handful of Greek immigrants formed what is today one of the largest Greek Orthodox communities in the United States. The vision, foresight and dedication of those few faithful immigrants laid the groundwork for what exists today. From its original location in downtown Houston (what is now Tranquility Park) to the sprawling grounds that border Yoakum Boulevard, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral has become a major force in the religious and social communities that comprise Houston today. Part of the proceeds from the Greek Festival have helped many people through donations to various charitable organizations, such as Children’s Assessment Center, S.E.A.R.C.H., Houston Area Women’s Center, Covenant House, Texas Emergency Aid Coalition (EAC), and the Star of Hope Mission.

Bayou City Art Festival
When: October 14th, 2017
Where: Houston City Hall
901 Bagby Street
Houston, TX

Over the past 46 years, the Art Colony Association, producer of The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown in the fall and Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park in the spring, has raised 3.5 million dollars in support local nonprofit organizations. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston and through Houston Arts Alliance.

Texian Market Days Festival
When: October 21st, 2017
Where: George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762
Richmond, TX

It’s cannon time! The Fort Bend History Association is proud to present the 34th annual Texian Market Days festival, held at the George Ranch Historical Park. Bring the whole family to discover more than 150 years of Texas history! Enjoy hands-on activities, battle re-enactments, live entertainment, first-person costumed interpreters, historic home tours, games, cowboys, vintage vehicles, food, craft vendors and more. Texian Market Days is our biggest living history event of the year — you don’t want to miss it!

Wings Over Houston Airshow
When: October 21st and 22nd, 2017
Where: Ellington Airport
510 Ellington Field
Houston, TX

The annual Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Houston Airshow takes flight Saturday, October 21 and Sunday October 22, 2016 at Ellington Airport with thrilling aerial performances, aerobatics, demonstrations and displays. A great event for the entire family!

Scarecrow Festival
When: October 28th, 2017
Where: Pasadena Convention Center
7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX

Shopping + Food + Pumpkins = Fun. Bring the whole family to shop for homemade treasures! Featuring women’s & children’s clothing, handmade jewelry, home & garden décor, gourmet food, yard art, collectables, food trucks, face painting, pony rides and so much more.

2nd Annual Magnolia Park Block Party
When October 31st, 2017
Where: Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant
416 76th Street
Houston, TX

We’re shutting down the street for the 2nd Annual Magnolia Park Community Block Party!
Food & beverages for sale by Don Carlos. Great Entertainment on the Magnolia Stage with event MC Jumpin’ Jess!

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