Cities come alive during the spring and summer months. Everyone sheds their heavy winter clothes, steps outside, and embraces the warm weather with open arms. One way that Houston likes to celebrate during the spring and summer is by playing host to a variety of festivals! In today’s post, we will talk about a some of the festivals coming to Houston this spring and summer that you can’t miss!
If you’re looking to attend one or more of the festivals that will be filling the streets of Houston later this year, you’ll need accommodations with easy access to all the fun. Luckily, Wanderlust Houston has a great central location to everything happening in Houston, making it a prime spot to stay when you visit for the festivals. With both private and shared accommodations, all the amenities you would expect from a traditional hotel, and a great location, Wanderlust Houston is one of the best hostels in Houston. Check out our themed rooms on our website and make your reservation today before they’re all gone!
Festivals are great for all the travelers in your pack. Whether you’re looking for food, art, music, or something more, Houston has a festival that will cater to every taste. Continue reading below to learn about some of the festivals coming to Houston later this year and be sure to book your stay at Wanderlust Houston before it’s too late!
Bayou City Art Festival – Memorial Park March 23-25, 2018
If you’re looking for a festival that features amazing artwork, delicious food, and live entertainment, then the Bayou City Art Festival is for you! This festival spans three days and has artwork from featured artist Lisa Telling Kattenbraker along with many other local artists. You can even check out artwork from aspiring young artists in the School Art Competition!
Grab something to eat as you’re walking through the art from one of the 16 food trucks or four food vendors that will be set up around the festival. Whether you’re craving waffles, smoothies, Asian food, or something in between, you’re sure to find something to satisfy every person in your group!
This festival also features a variety of entertainment. Check out the juggling performances for children or settle in for a performance from the Boomtown Brass Band. Between art, food, and live entertainment, the Bayou City Art Festival is a can’t miss event!
In Bloom Music Festival – Eleanor Tinsley Park March 24-25, 2018
For those who prefer the art of music, check out the In Bloom Music Festival! This festival features music from more than 50 artists over the course of two days. You can choose to stay at one stage, or wander around and visit all four of the stages that will be set up around Houston. Experience bands like Black Swan Yoga, Beck, Queens Of The Stone Age, Moon Taxi, T-Pain, and more!
Houston Open – Golf Club Houston March 26 – April 1, 2018
Calling all golf fans! Come watch some of the top names in golf as they compete in the PGA tour. See the return of Australian native Mat Jones play alongside veterans such as Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington and more! Instead of sitting at home and watching the game on your TV, come view this exciting match in person. Get your tickets now before it’s too late!
Houston Art Car Parade – Downtown April 12-15, 2018
If you’re looking for a wacky, zany, crazy parade that everyone will love, then you can’t miss the Houston Art Car Parade! While you may not be interested in cars, we can assure you that these cars are nothing like you have ever seen before! This parade features cars that have been designed and decorated to look nothing like their original model. See everything from two cars stacked on top of each other to cars that look more like cupcakes or peacocks than cars! This event is something so unique, nobody will believe that it’s true.
Comicpalooza X – George R. Brown Convention Center – May 25-27, 2018
Are you a lover of comic books, science fiction, gaming, and pop-culture? Houston’s Comicpalooza is the largest annual pop-culture event in the Southern United States! This huge event will feature a film festival, panels, gaming, cosplay, live entertainment, and more! Get the chance to meet with some of your favorite characters or interact with others who have the same interests. Whether you’re a first-timer or you’re a Comicpalooza veteran, if you’re a fan of pop-culture, this event is something you can’t miss!
Pride Houston – Downtown Houston June 23, 2018
Pride Houston has been a central part of the LGBT Community for more than 37 years. Show your pride all of those in Houston by attending the Houston Pride Festival! More than 700,000 people attend every year from all over the world. Come celebrate who you are and who you are proud to be with all of those who support you. You can even join in the Pride Parade later that night!
Houston is proud to play host to a variety of festivals every year. If you’re interested in being a part of this celebration of Houston’s pride, creativity, individuality, and more, then be sure to book your stay with Wanderlust Houston! We are located close to Houston’s downtown, meaning you will always be close to the action. We also offer both private and shared accommodations, so whether you’re traveling alone or with a group of people, we’ve got you covered. As one of the best hostels in Houston, we invite you to be our guest. Book a reservation with Wanderlust Houston today!