Luminaria is San Antonio’s annual celebration of art and artists. Overseen by San Antonio’s creative leaders, it is free of charge and showcases all art forms in an outdoor setting and inside various venues downtown. November 9 7 PM-12 AM @ Hemisfair Park
Houston Zoo will transform the Zoo with more than 300,000 LED lights illuminating more than 50 animal-themed light displays, 15 miles of tree-lighting, and seasonal songs and stories. Sip hot chocolate as you stroll through the Zoo and take in all the awe-inspiring sights, including whimsical colorful projections over 15 feet tall, life-size lighted animal sculptures and “Holly Berry,” a 1958 Cadillac featuring vibrant lights choreographed to joyful music. Mid-November to mid-January @ Houston Zoo
Attendees witness the streets of downtown transform into a massive outdoor art gallery with more than 250 local and national artists creating mind-blowing murals right before your eyes. November 17-18 @ 900 Smith St Houston, TX 77002
Texas Renaissance Festival recreates an English village of the 16th century. Magicians, jugglers, minstrels, troubadours and comedians perform on six stages. September 29 -November 25 weekends 21778 FM 1774 Todd Mission, TX
The 22nd Annual Veterans Parade & Celebration On Saturday the parade starts at 9 a.m. at Thompson Rd and Socorro Rd and heads east on Socorro Road to Main Street in San Elizario, ending at Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of the San Elizario Church. The Ceremony will continue there, with Veteran presentations at 10:30 a.m. Special Guests and the 2017 Grand Marshall will be introduced, followed by the lighting of the Candles and the POW-MIA table ceremony. Five Veterans will be honored for their military service.
November 10, 2018
1500 Main Street, San Elizario, TX
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
October 27th at 7:00am
4970 Addison Circle Dr.
Addison, TX 75001
The 24-day, four-weekend extravaganza that is the State Fair of Texas is back. The great thing about the fair is its predictable greatness, from the butter sculptures to the pig races to the oodles of fried food. Free weekend concerts will include Morris Day & The Time, Aaron Watson, Ludacris, Casting Crowns, and more.
$45 for single-season pass; $65-$115 for season pass two-pack.
September 28-October 21st
1121 1st Ave.
Benefiting Operation Blue Santa so Bring New, Unwrapped Toys to Donate! Giant inflatable balloons, festive holiday floats, famous children’s characters, spectacular marching bands, cool classic cars and Santa! November 24, 2018 starting at 11:00 AM at the State Capitol @ 11th and Congress