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The annual Nigeria Cultural Day Parade.

Photograph: Annie Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Contributor

Raptor Fest

Members will have fun and study predatory birds at this two day pageant that provides dwell hen demonstrations, crafts, portray and video games.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

The place: Houston Audubon Raptor & Training Heart, 440 Wilchester

Particulars: $5-$10; houstonaudubon.org

Zoo Boo

The Houston Zoo is celebrating the opening of its month-long Zoo Boo and invitations all youngsters to come back dressed of their spookiest or prettiest Halloween costume. This 12 months’s expertise contains glowing lights within the Bug Home, spooky themed lights within the African Forest,  the Pumpkin Lantern Tunnel, a Spooktacular Scary-Go-Spherical and picture ops everywhere in the zoo. 

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct.1-31

The place: Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive

Particulars: $17-22.95; houstonzoo.org

Nigeria Cultural Parade & Competition

The sixth Annual Nigeria Cultural Parade & Competition will deliver the enjoyable and great thing about Nigerian tradition to Downtown Houston. The celebration will begin close to the Toyota Heart, adopted by a pageant at Root Memorial Park.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct.1

The place: Root Memorial Sq., 1400 Clay

Particulars: nigeriaculturalparade.com

Fall Day with House Metropolis Climate

House Metropolis Climate, a web site that retains Houstonians clued in on our space’s at all times altering climate, is internet hosting a celebration for the onset of cooler climate. The free Fall Day at Houston Botanic Backyard will embody actions for adults and youngsters in addition to drinks and snacks.

When: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 2

The place: Houston Botanic Backyard, 1 Botanic Lane

Particulars: spacecityweather.com

Houston Creole Heritage Competition

This 12 months’s pageant options scrumptious meals, dancing, a particular Mardi Gras punch, a VIP Creole tasting expertise with Chef Gason Nelson out of NOLA and dwell performances by Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Re-Evolution, Dikki Du & the Zydeco Crewe, Marcus Ardoin and Amy Nicole. 

When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 1

The place: Emancipation Park, 3018 Emancipation 

Particulars: $10-$50; houstoncreolefest.com

Frida Love Market 

The particular market gathers native distributors for a neighborhood occasion that celebrates tradition and the legacy of Frida Kahlo. 

When: 3-9 p.m. Oct. 1

The place: Navigation Esplanade, 2600 Navigation

Particulars: Free; eventbrite.com/e/frida-love-market-tickets-393464060597

Salsa y Salud 

Celebrating its tenth Anniversary, Salsa y Salud continues to deliver a recent and thrilling dwell salsa music and dance efficiency to the delight of audiences. World premieres, unique choreography, dance theater, visible arts and extra, are all a part of this colourful and vibrant present.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1

The place: Miller Out of doors Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park

Particulars: Free; milleroutdoortheatre.com

The Unique Greek Competition

The annual occasion in  Montrose options genuine Greek delicacies, wines, dance performances, household enjoyable, video games, leisure and procuring.

When: Oct. 6-8

The place: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 3511 Yoakum

Particulars: greekfestival.org


Grito Fest 

One of many space’s hottest festivals celebrates Nationwide Hispanic Heritage Month with musical leisure, mariachis, child’s actions, contests, and meals and craft distributors.

When: 5:30-10 p.m. Sept. 30 and  4:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 1

The place: Bicentennial Park, 1001 Market

Particulars: facebook.com/events/bicentennial-park/grito-fest-2022/732349248036201


Kemah Boo on the Boardwalk

Boo on the Boardwalk is again with loads of Halloween themed festivities together with dwell music, arts and crafts, motion pictures, performers and haunted homes. 

When: By Oct. 31

The place: 215 Kipp Ave

Particulars: kemahboardwalk.com


86th Annual Fort Bend County Honest & Rodeo

The annual occasion options carnival rides, BBQ competitions, live shows, a farmer’s market, a crawfish boil, a fishing event and a livestock present.

When: 5- midnight Sept. 30, noon-midnight Oct. 1 and noon-7 p.m. Oct. 2

The place: Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 Hwy 36 S

Particulars: $5-$40; fortbendcountyfair.com



The celebration at Sugar Land City Sq. incorporates a classic and crafts boho market, brews from Flying Saucer Biergarten, roaming jugglers, stilt walkers, tarot readers and leisure by Electrical Circus and Eurofest and Dance Houston. 

When: 4-9 p.m. Oct. 1

The place: Sugar Land City Sq., 15958 Metropolis Stroll

Particulars: Free; sugarlandtownsquare.com

Lebanese Competition

The annual pageant celebrates Lebanese heritage with conventional dancing, genuine meals, actions and performances from Man Manoukian and Najwa Karam, 

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, 11 a.m. Oct. 1 and midday Oct. 2

The place: Constellation Subject, 15958 Metropolis Stroll

Particulars: $10-$35; alcchouston.org


  • Ana Khan

    Ana Khan is the calendar coordinator for the Houston Chronicle’s options desk.


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