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What's On In Houston | May 6-8 2016
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What's On In Houston | May 6-8 2016

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Updated: 12 October 2016
Houston is the largest Texas city which means there is something going on every single day. Whether it is a gallery opening in the Museum District, a free event at one of the beautiful parks, or an acclaimed performer hitting the stage for one night only, we have what you are looking for. So brave the traffic, enjoy the weather, and head out to one of Houston’s hottest weekend events.

FRIDAY

FILM | Meet The Man Behind These Iconic 70’s Music Videos

The Sex Pistols, David Bowie, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson – this director has produced videos for all of them.

DRINK | Two-Step On Over To A Honky Tonk

Pull on your boots and get dancing at one of Houston’s best Honky Tonks.

SATURDAY

CULTURE | Try Delicious Pierogi At Houston Polish Festival

Celebrate Polish culture at the largest Polish festival in Texas. While you’re there, sample some kielbasa and desserts.

Houston Polish Festival |© Evan Schaaf/Flickr
Houston Polish Festival | © Evan Schaaf/Flickr

CULTURE | Race Dragons At Houston Dragon Boat Festival

No, those aren’t sea monsters in the Bayou – they’re traditional Hong Kong-style dragon boats!

ART | Find Art In Unexpected Places

See the art cars, statues, and more keeping Houston’s art scene interesting.

Art Car Parade | © Ed Schipul/Flickr
Art Car Parade | © Ed Schipul/Flickr

SUNDAY

THEATRE | A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder Takes Houston

This Tony Award-winning musical promises a murderously good time.

Hobby Center | © Mike Fisher/Flickr
Hobby Center | © Mike Fisher/Flickr

FOOD | Grab Lunch Near Hermann Park

Visit the zoo, the park, the gardens, and then sample the best restaurants in the Hermann Park area.

Sam Houston at Hermann Park | © brando.n/Flickr
Sam Houston at Hermann Park | © brando.n/Flickr