May is a fantastic time in Houston. The weather is warm, but not too hot yet and there are so many things to celebrate. If you’re looking for events in Houston this May there’s plenty to do. From celebrating Mom to Cinco de May to honoring those lost on Memorial Day, there’s an event for everyone to enjoy this month in Houston.

Events in Houston this May

AsiaFest 2018
When: May 5th, 2018
Where: Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Boulevard
Houston, TX

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with AsiaFest, Asia Society Texas Center’s annual family event featuring community performances, fusion cuisine, creative activities, local vendors, and more!

Dragon Boat Festival
When: May 5th, 2018
Where: Downtown Houston
1005 Commerce Street
Houston, TX

The Buffalo Bayou will be overflowing with people and boats at the Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival. More than 30 corporate and community teams will paddle their way in the waters of downtown Houston with other festivities celebrating Asian and Asian-American culture.

3rdAnnual Cinco De Mile
When: May 5th, 2018
Where: Clutch Bar
5334 Washington Avenue
Houston, TX

The biggest party in Houston going on its 3rd year, The Mile Series – The Green Mile & Cinco de Mile have changed the game for these days of celebration. We switch sides of town this year to add on more venues and teaming up with our competitors from last year, Upper Echelon! We’re all striving for one common goal, to throw the biggest and most memorable St. Patrick’s Day & Cinco de Mayo parties Houston has ever seen!!

Cinco de Mayo Party in the Plaza with Bar Louie
When: May 5th, 2018
Where: Sugar Land Town Square
2711 Plaza Drive
Sugar Land, TX

Margaritas, salt and lime… get ready because it’s Fiesta time! Take your turn on the mechanical bull while enjoying festive drinks, a live DJ from 6:30-7:30, live music following and authentic performances.

Cinco de Mayo at Howl
When: May 5th, 2018
Where: Howl at the Moon
612 Hadley Street
Houston, TX

Cinco de Mayo is coming and with it the kickoff of margarita season! Come celebrate at Howl at the Moon with our Blue Margarita Buckets because there is no better way to enjoy a holiday than with a bucket of booze with your friends, singing along to a live band on stage and dancing the night away!

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Omni Hotel at Westside
When: May 13th, 2018
Where: Omni Houston Hotel at Westside
13210 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX

Celebrate the special lady in your life with a Mother’s Day Brunch at Omni Houston Hotel at Westside on Sunday, May 13, 2017! Please call (281) 558-8338 for reservations.

Mother’s Day Serenade
When: May 13th, 2018
Where: Cullen Performance Hall
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd
Houston, TX

The Houston Latin American Philharmonic presents its annual Mother’s Day Serenade. The concert will take place on Sunday, May 13 at 6:00 pm in the Cullen Performance Hall of the University of Houston. The program includes Mil Violines, Historia de Amor, Como Será, Canta, Libertango and much more. The guest artists for this concert are Chucho Avellanet, Jorge Luis Chacín, and Luis Alonso Hernandez.

Houston Greek Fest
When: May 17th, 2018
Where: Chapel of St Basil
1100 Eldridge Parkway
Houston, TX

For over 20 years, Houston Greek Fest has built a solid reputation as the premier festival event in the West Houston area sharing Hellenic culture with over 15,000 attendees. Guests of all ages are treated to our family friendly environment, featuring the finest in Greek foods, pastries, church tours, shopping, dancing and children’s activities. This year, we are honored to partner with Ronald McDonald House Houston to assist with their mission of helping families of seriously ill children stay close together during these times. Thank you for taking your time to explore our website. You’re going to LOVE being Greek for the weekend! We look forward to having you as a guest and sponsor of Houston Greek Fest.

Pasadena Strawberry Festival
When: May 18th, 2018
Where: 7603 Red Bluff Road
Pasadena, TX

Come celebrate the strawberry at the annual Pasadena Strawberry Festival. Vollyball, BBQ cook-offs, pig races, magic acts, and the world’s largest strawberry shortcake, and that’s just the morning! Come on down and get your strawberry on!

When: May 25th, 2018
Where: George R Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX

Over 2,000 hours of entertaining activities and over 1.2 million square feet of event space at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. 2018 will be our tenth anniversary and we are expecting the best show to date!

May 12-14th, 2017 attendees had access to sessions covering popular trends and obscure topics; a film festival, gaming competitions, cosplay contests, a live art auction, and much more. The exhibit hall was filled with specialty retailers for comics, popular artists, and exciting games. In addition, the Maker’s Space and NASA Showcase featured innovative technology, while the kid’s area was both fun and educational.