Spring has finally arrived and, lucky for you, there are plenty of events in Houston to get you out of the house this April. From Easter events to a good old-fashioned baseball game, you’re sure to find something that will interest you.
An Old Fashioned Easter
When: April 4th
Where: George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX 77469
Celebrate Easter as you travel back in time to An Old-Fashioned Easter at the George Ranch Historical Park. Start the day with a rollicking game of pocking eggs at the 1830s Jones Stock Farm. Then join us for an old-fashioned egg roll at the 1860s Ryon Prairie Home. Victorian egg-decorating will be held at the 1890s Davis Mansion throughout the day.
Be sure to hop over to our popular children’s Easter Egg Hunts on the gorgeous George Yard. Egg Hunts at 11 am, 1 and 3 pm SPECIAL LUNCH: Historic Victorian Easter Luncheon: Held at the beautiful 1890s Davis Mansion and prepared by the Park’s chef, Cookie, this historic meal is a perfect way to complete your Old-fashioned Easter extravaganza. Reservations are recommended, and tickets are in addition to general admission.
Houston Astros VS Cleveland Indians – Baseball Season Opener
Opening Day Street Fest
When: April 6th 4:30pm – 6:10pm
Where: Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford, Houston, TX 77002
Join in on the fun of Opening Day with a Bungee Run, Velcro Wall, Rockwall, Inflatable obstacle course, face painting, balloon artist, giant Jenga and all kinds of other fun activities for the whole family! Live music on the Budweiser stage and pep rally! No game ticket is needed.
Earth Day Houston
When: April 11, 2015
Where: Discovery Green
1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
Earth Day Houston, developed by Air Alliance Houston, is the Houston area’s premier celebration of our planet at Discovery Green. The FREE one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to do their part to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Earth Day Houston showcases more than 40 green non-profits, each educating visitors on how they can make Houston greener.
Houston Ultimate Women’s Expo
When: April 18th and 19th, 2015 Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
Where: NRG Reliant Center
You’ve been balancing a busy life and it’s time to grab your girlfriends and enjoy free manicures, facials, exciting makeovers, high fashion runway shows, haircuts, amazing spa treatments and massages. Indulge in lots of free samples, gourmet tastings and delicacies. Discover the season’s best from luxury boutiques to emerging designers. We scour the world searching for the very best products and services, and to bring hundreds of these amazing companies together.
We’ve gathered the very best leading companies, boutiques and brands together to bring a new level of women’s expo to Houston. Never before have there been so many great reasons to visit a Women’s Expo – The Ultimate Women’s Expo.
3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival
When: April 26th, 2015, 1-5pm
Where: NRG Park One NRG Park, Houston TX, 77054
Come out and celebrate the a great barbecue experience. Come taste a history of barbecue styles all in one place. Come and sample from all of the great Houston pitmasters
20+ of Houston’s best barbecue joints all in one place, at one time, for one price. This year’s festival will feature all of last year’s list of the who’s who of Houston’s best barbecue.
Currently confirmed are: Blake’s BBQ, The Brisket House, Brooks’ Place BBQ, CorkScrew BBQ, El Burro & the Bull, Fainmous BBQ, Feges BBQ, Gatlin’s BBQ, Gerardo’s, Killen’s BBQ, Lenox Bar-B-Que, Oak Leaf Smokehouse, Pappa Charlies Barbeque, Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue, Ray’s BBQ Shack, Roegels Barbecue Co., Spring Creek Barbeque, Tin Roof BBQ, and The Wooden Spoke. A new participant this year is up-and-coming Blood Bros.
General Admission is $50 and includes entry into festival and unlimited samples from each Houston BBQ participant. Other admissions rates.