Tag: festival

Festa Italiana

Leave the gun, take the umbrella. With the Greek Festival (among others) last weekend, the Italian Festival this past weekend, and the Korean Festival this coming weekend, you could be forgiven for feeling a bit like Wedding Crashers. But while…

Prawn Stars

Houston’s weather sine curve is climbing again, but over the weekend we got a preview of the fall weather to come, as the mercury dipped with crisp autumn air and clear blue skies. It was pretty ideal festival weather, and while most…

Red Oktober

Even though the russet-hued lagers that come out this time of year are called Oktoberfest, on a proper beer calendar, they’re really a September beer. That’s because, when Crown Prince Ludwig, later King Ludwig I, married in October 1810, he…

Karbachtoberfest 2013

The only thing I would change about the brewery’s 2nd annual eponymous Oktoberfest event held Saturday was the date, or at least the ability to fast forward that cold front that came through yesterday. And the tickets might not have…

#WTFPSFTW

Whether you were crestfallen that prior obligations prevented you from attending or perfectly content avoiding oppressive heat while listening to bands you’ve never heard of, your social media networks were likely inundated with comments and photos pouring forth from your…

Houston International Festival

According to recent reports, the Bayou City is now the most diverse in the United States, and the Houston International Festival has been celebrating that diversity for 43 years. The weather was perfect for the first of two iFest weekends,…

Holi Festival, Batman!

Yesterday marked the annual Hindu celebration of Spring with this year’s Holi Festival held at Seabourne Creek Park in Rosenberg. The festival is held at the end of the winter season, and generally falls at the end of February or…

Houston Hot Sauce Festival

It has been notoriously difficult to put on successful festivals in Houston this year. Just witness the Haute Wheels Food Truck Festival back in May, at which interminable lines were eventually met with short supplies of food, or the Houston…