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:

Boo On The Boardwalk (through October 31st)

Boo on the Boardwalk is in full swing! Come on out to enjoy Kids’ Corner activities, costume contests, magic shows, storytime, the Boogie Man Band, creepy creatures, Halloween movies, trick or treating, Little Boo Haunted Fun House, and the Dungeon of Doom Haunted House, just to name a few! Visit for a full schedule of the events.

King’s Oktoberfest (Friday-Sunday, October 20th-22nd)

Voted the #1 Oktoberfest, the celebration at King’s Bierhaus will be an epic one! Guests will enjoy live German music, huge Oktoberfest tents, exclusive German biers, authentic Oktoberfest cuisine, a Bavarian Strongman Competition, and much more. Tickets start at $12 with VIP options available.

East End Festival (Saturday, October 21st)

The East End festival is a festival that celebrates Houston and it’s amazing people! Grab the family for a day of fun engaging with artists from many disciplines, electic acts from different genres, street performers, local food vendors, and much more. Once the sun goes down get ready for the festival to turn into a party like no other. This event is free to the public.

Korean Festival (Saturday, October 21st)

Now in it’s 9th year, the Korean Festival Houston (the largest event hosted at Discovery Green in downtown Houston) is celebrating and sharing its heritage and tradition with fellow Houstonians through live performances, martial arts demonstrations, cultural presentations, and culinary experiences! This event is free to attend.

Southern Smoke (Sunday, October 22nd)

Chris Shepherd, along with the HOUBBQ Collective, will host the third annual Southern Smoke. A dream team of Southern chefs and pitmakers will cook–some of last year’s favorites are returning, as well as some new faces. Chris will turn Underbelly, Hay Merchant and Blacksmith into a massive street party. Tickets start at $200.

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