There are lots of fun and exciting things to do in March in Houston. It might be cold but don’t let that stop you from visiting some of these family friendly, educational and entertaining events around the Houston metro area.
43rd Buffalo Bayou Regatta
When: March 30th, 2015 – April 05, 2015
Where: Buffalo Bayou
The Buffalo Bayour Regatta is a 15 mile USCA-sanctioned race along the Buffalo Bayou. This is a great way to spend your day whether you are entering competitively, or simply paddling out for some fun. If you’re not interested in paddling, there are still plenty of activities for you to enjoy. You can watch the racers, enjoy free live music, and view the awards ceremony. Food and drink will be available for sale at the event.
When: March 06, 2015 – March 08, 2015 11am – 5pm
Where: River Oaks
Spring is here and one of the best ways to enjoy it is by visiting Houston’s annual Azalea Trail. On this trail you have the opportunity to view the spectacular gardens at Bayou Bend and Rienzi and visit River Oaks’ exquisite private homes and admire their breathtaking gardens.
Becoming Modern: 19th-Century French Drawings from The Morgan Library & Museum and the Menil
When: March 21, 2015 – March 22, 2015
Where: 5601 West Loop South Freeway, Houston, TX 77081
The exhibition reveals this evolution through an examination of the work of five major artists of the period: Eugène Delacroix, Vincent van Gogh, Georges Seurat, Paul Cézanne and Odilon Redon.
Haute Wheels Houston Food Truck Festival
When: March 21, 2015 – March 22, 2015 12pm – 5pm
Where: Southwest Houston
Make sure to come hungry to the Haute Wheels Houston Food Truck Festival! At this festival you’ll have the opportunity to sample delicious food from over 34 of the most skilled chefs in Houston. This festival combines gourmet food with fine wines, cold beers, and live music.
Houston Children’s Festival
When: March 28, 2015 – March 29, 2015 10:30am – 6:30pm
Where: 400 Rusk St., Houston, TX 77002
Selected as “one of the world’s 300 unmissable events” by Frommer’s Travel Guide, the Houston Childrens Festival is sure to be fun for the entire family. The Festival fun includes the appearance of James Maslow (James Diamon in Nicelodeon’s Big Time Rush) and Raini Rodriguez (Trish on Disney’s Austin & Ally). The funds from this event will go towards Child Advocates.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2015
When: March 03, 2015 – March 22, 2015
Where: One Reliant Park, Houston, TX 77054
Ticket prices start at $18 and season ticket options start at $336.
Weekday performances start at 6:45 p.m. Weekend performances kick off at 3:45 p.m.
2015 RodeoHouston lineup:
March 3: Eric Church
March 4: Hunter Hayes
March 5: Miranda Lambert
March 6: John Legend
March 7: Alan Jackson
March 8: Fall Out Boy
March 9: Justin Moore
March 10: Time McGraw
March 11: Brantley Gilbert
March 12: Zac Brown Band
March 13: Pitbull
March 14: Billy Currington
March 15: La Arrolladora Banda El Limon and La Maquinaria Nortena
March 16: Dierks Bentley
March 17: Ariana Grande
March 18: Florida Georgia Line
March 19: Blake Shelton
March 20: The Band Perry
March 21: Brad Paisley
March 22: Luke Bryan
South West International Boat Show
When: March 26, 2015 – March 29, 2015
Where: 2500 South Shore Boulevard, League City, TX 77573
One of the largest in-water boat shows in the Southwest, The South West Internation Boat Show is THE premier Sail and Power Show for new and used vessels. The event will be held on Clear Lake and features freshwater and saltwater boats alike. You have the opportunity to board and view these boat, and with the many incentive programs available on most model there will be a boat to fit most budgets.
2nd Annual Houston Whiskey Festival
When: March 26, 2015 – March 29, 2015 6pm – 10pm
Where: Bayou City Event Center
The 2nd Annual Houston Whiskey Festival will offer a plethora of different Whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch, and other Fine Spirits. Also festival attendees can enjoy the amazing selection of beers, in the all new Texas Beer Garden, highlighting Texas Breweries as well. Festival partakers will enjoy whiskey seminars, cigar lounge, live music, and great socializing with other enthusiasts.