Every year a wide array of popular festivities occur in beautiful Houston, Texas. The dynamic city draws visitors from around the world to participate in many of these Houston Events. With multiple convention centers and exhibit space, the city enjoys plentiful fairgrounds.
Among the Festivals in Houston, a popular winter event includes the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. A lot of eating and entertainment accompany the demonstration of prized steers and other farm animals, and bareback bull riding challenges. In the spring and fall, artists display their works at the Westheimer Art Festival. The Houston International Festival usually occurs in the spring. It represents a celebration of global proportions, marking the rich variety of cultural traditions around the world.
Houston Music Festivals include a Free Press Summer Fest in June, a Southern jamboree conducted along the banks of the bayou. Greek musical bands play later in the year during the October Greek Festival, a celebration which also includes food and dancing in a general celebration of Greek cultural contributions to Texas. Then, just month later, German music predominates in another popular festivity, the well-attended Houston Oktoberfest. It usually extends over several weeks, running from late September into November.