Never again will you have to utter the words, “there is nothing going on in Houston”! Each week, we will bring you five swanky (and hand-picked) events that are sure to keep your social life in check. From art shows to culinary festivals, speakeasies, concerts, live performances, and pop-up shops, there is always something to do and to get into in H-town! Check out the fun things to do in Houston this week:

Popshop Houston Holiday Festival (Sunday, December 3rd)

Popshop America is hosting their Holiday Festival on Sunday, December 3rd. This is one of biggest art markets that will showcase art exhibits, beauty bar demos, live music, handmade crafts and goods, and much more. Did we mention the tickets start at only $8 per person?!

Silent Disco (Friday, December 8th)

Grab a pair of wireless headphones and choose your music of choice as DJ’s battle it out for your attention! As you switch between the channels (music options will range between top 40 hits, EDM, Latin, Hip Hop, Reggae & more), your headset will light up with a designated color to correspond to each DJ. Tickets start at $15.

Gingerbread Build-Off (Saturday, December 9th)

Architecture Center Houston will host the 9th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off at City Hall’s Hermann Square. Competing teams will create their masterpieces using 100% edible materials. More than 4,500 people are expected to attend the event that will feature a kids’ construction zone and Santa himself! All entertainment is free and open to the public!

FreshDark Music Festival (Saturday, December 9th)

Hey Houston, there’s a new music festival in town! The FreshDark Music Festival is a music lovers dream event. The festival’s purpose is to create an imaginative and inspiring environment that seeks to expose and foster an appreciation for many emerging artists, ranging from Electronica, Acid Jazz, Soul, and Reggae in an organic way.

Houston Margarita Festival (Saturday, December 9th)

It’s time for the 6th Annual Margarita Festival! Make your way for a day of sipping and salsa dancing. There will be a plethora of flavors to enjoy, which will include but are not limited to, Cucumber Apple, Bourbon St. Hurricane, Coconut, Peach Mango, Raspberry Passion, Pumpkin Spice.

The Urban Swank Girls


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