Fall Festivals in Houston 2022: Fall Activities, Fest Events and Things to Do Near You

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Looking for Fall festivals in Houston? We got you covered!

Fall in Houston means amazing weather that will make you want to get out of the house and get social! Celebrate the harvest, take a hayride, go dipping for apples, and get your selfies in the pumpkin patch- the Greater Houston area has plenty of ways to take part.

Best of Houston Fall Festivals 2022

From a Greek festival to a Renaissance festival to a BBQ cook-off, there’s something every fall month in Houston to help you enjoy and energize yourself. Take a look at all the festivals and events that we have curated for you to participate in, this Fall 2022.


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Fall Festivals in Houston 2022: Fall Activities, Fest Events and Things to Do Near You

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Fall Festivals in Houston 2022 – Art, Shopping, Cookoffs & more in October

Pearland Art on the Pavilion

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The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is thrilled to host this year’s Pearland Art & Crafts on the Pavilion event. The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting this free juried art exhibition, inviting art lovers and collectors to the Pearland Town Center pavilion for outstanding shopping from local and regional artisan dealers. Come out and enjoy shopping, live music, food trucks and more.

Ticket Cost: Free
When: 8th and 9th October from 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Pearland Town Center – 11200 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77584, United States

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The Original Greek Festival

Houston Greek Fest Tickets

The yearly Greek festival will be held in the heart of Montrose this year. There will be plenty of delicious Greek food, wine tastings, dancing, games, and other family-friendly entertainment. There won’t be online tickets this year. 

Ticket Price: Children (12 and under): Free | Adults: $5 | And 7th October from 11 am – 3 pm, you get free admission
Timings:
6th October from 5 pm – 10 pm | 7th and 8th October from 11 am – 10 pm 
Located at: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral – 3511 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, TX77006, United States


Bayou City Art Festival

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Over 220 regional, national, and worldwide artists will join 20,000 art lovers for a vibrant weekend of art, music, cuisine, and entertainment. Produced by Art Colony Association, Inc., the Bayou City Art Festival is one of the biggest and most distinguished juried Fine Art Festivals in the country. Tickets are only available for purchase online.

Ticket Cost: Adult: $18 | Children: $5 (excluding fee)
When: 8th and 9th October from 10 am – 6 pm
Location: Sam Houston Park – 1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002, United States


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Fall Festivals in Houston 2022

Texas Renaissance Festival

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One of the greatest and longest-running festivals in Texas is all about ye olden times! The world-famous festival, party, and campout include hundreds of games, plays, live performances, artisan vendors, costumes, and more. Not to forget, eat as many turkey legs as you like! There’s a theme for every weekend like Oktoberfest Houston,  All Hallows Eve, 1001 Dreams, Pirate Adventure, Heroes and Villains, Barbarian Invasion, Highland Fling, and Celtic Christmas.

Ticket Price: General pass ranges from $7.50 to $29 | Children (below 5 years) get free entry on Sundays
Timings: Every weekend starting from the 8th of October till the 27th of November from 9 am to 8 pm
Located at: Texas Renaissance Festival – 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77363, United States


Katy Rice Festival

Every day has a different vibe to it. Bring the family, and you could spend the entire day enjoying fantastic artisan merchants, live music, food trucks, and other activities.  On one of the days, there will be activities for the whole family, including a kids/teen zone, craft beer, and an expanded food section. Along with an all-day free shuttle service to and from the Merrell Center.

Ticket Cost: Free admission on the 7th | Adults ticket: $10 and Children’s ticket (below 12 years): Free on the 8th and 9th
When: 7th October from 6 pm – 10 pm | 8th October from 10 am – 10 pm |  9th October from 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Historic Downtown Katy – 5718 Second St, Katy, TX 77493, Unites States


Grand Central Park Sip & Shop 2022

Grand Central Park Sip and Shop 2022

Mark your shopping calendars for Grand Central Park Sip & Shop! There’s a little something for everyone to enjoy at this unique event to be held at The Lake House. Unique jewelry, boutique apparel, art, gourmet cuisine, furniture, decorations, and more will be on display by more than 100 small business owners. Plus, there will be food trucks selling delicious delicacies to pair with your wine.

How Much: Free
When: 8th October from 11 am – 4 pm
Where: The Lake House at Grand Central Park – 1039 Lake House Dr, Conroe, TX 77304, United States

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Michelada Fest 2022

Join the Fifth Anniversary of the Houston Michelada Festival. It’s the answer to your incessant search for ,”Fall festivals near me”. This year’s Houston Michelada theme celebrates Michelada’s Hispanic heritage and culture. It is an annual one-day celebration of culture, entertainment, and savor that takes place in October. Micheladas, live music, a mini rodeo, an auto show, El Mercado (shopping), kids’ rides & games, delectable food, and much more will be offered. You also get to become a participant.

Ticket Price: General admission: $25
Timings: 9th October from 11 am – 8 pm
Located at: Houston Raceway – 2525 FM 565, Baytown, TX 77523, United States


International Gem & Jewelry Show

InterGem is also the world’s largest exhibition of gemstones, minerals, and jewelry. Shop directly from manufacturers, distributors, and designers to get the widest assortment of items at the most affordable rates. Keep in mind that children under the age of nine are not permitted.

Ticket Cost: Online: $6 | Standard: $8
When: 7th October from 12 pm – 6 pm |  8th October from 10 am – 6 pm | 9th October 11 am – 5 pm
Location: NRG Center – NRG Park, 1 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77054, United States


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Food tour of Downtown Houston

Foodies wanted! Come enjoy diverse plates in the heart of Downtown Houston at some of city’s most famous restaurants. This tour will begin at the Historic Market Square Park (outside Niko Niko’s) where you will learn about Houston’s rich history, beautiful architecture, & diversity of cultures. Guests will enjoy first-hand views of the tallest building in Texas & the Downtown Tunnel System (1/3 of tour spent in tunnels) in the USA.

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Houston Fall Festivals 2022

Fifth Ward Fall Festival

Join in on the fun at the 6th annual Historic 5th Ward Fall Festival. There are rewards for children and seniors. The Houston Fall activities include a live DJ and Live Entertainment with special guest celebrities. Enjoy the historic 5th Ward fall celebration by wearing your dancing shoes. Live music, entertainment, prizes, kids’ zone, job & career training fair, vendor space fee and more for you.

Ticket Price: Free
Timings: 22nd October from 12 pm – 5 pm
Located at: Lyons Unity Missionary Baptist – 3215 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020, United States


25th Annual Artoberfest

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ARToberFEST is the largest juried fine art event in Galveston. Usually, 8 to 10 000 people attend. A weekend of exquisite art, music, cuisine, and fun. You get to enjoy it all in a magnificent outdoor environment thanks to the island’s warmth and laid-back culture.

Ticket Cost: Adults: $5 | Children (below 12 years): Free
When: 15th and 16th October from 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Postoffice District – 2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX 77550, United States


38th Annual Texian Market Days Festival

The 38th annual Texian Market Days celebration is proudly presented by the Fort Bend History Association.  Experience interactive exhibits, war reenactments, live entertainment, historical home tours, first-person costumed interpreters, games, cowboys, vintage cars, cuisine, craft vendors, and more. 

Ticket Cost: Adults: $20 | Senior Adult (above 65): $15 | Children: $15 | Children (below 3 year): Free
When: 22nd October from 9 am onwards
Location: George Ranch Historical Park – 10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX 77469, United States


Galveston County Fall Festival and BBQ Cookoff

Galveston County Judge Mark Henry is hosting the third annual Galveston Country Fall Festival and BBQ Cookoff. For just $10, you can try the barbecue from 30 BBQ cookoff teams; kids under 13 dine for free. People who attend the event purchase wristbands, which gives them entry to each location and allow them to sample some of the BBQ being cooked there.

Ticket Price: Free
Timings: 22nd October from 11 am – 5 pm
Located at: Walter Hall Park – 807 SH 3 N, League City, TX 77573, United States


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Catch the sunset at the Port of Galveston during this guided Segway tour along the city’s seawall, enjoying time to visit the historic Murdoch’s Souvenir Shop, admire the Tall Ship Elissa, and more. Visit more places than you could on foot—thanks to your personal Segway—and benefit from your guide’s local insight throughout.

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Fall Festivals in Houston – October 2022

CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow 2022

Wings Over Houston Airshow

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One of the best airshows in the country, Wings Over Houston features high-flying aerobatics, soaring spectacles, and historic World War II aircraft as well as modern aviation.  There will also be simulator rides, a kid’s carnival, souvenirs, and autograph booths available.  For those who love flying, this is the ideal show. 

Ticket Price: 42.50 | Children (below 14 years): Free
Timings: 29th and 30th October from 8 am – 4 pm
Located at: Ellington Airport – 11602 Aerospace Ave, Houston, TX 77034, United States


Tomball Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass Tomball, now in its ninth year, will fill the historic train depot in Tomball with the sounds of the mountains. The Tomball Bluegrass Festival is back, with performances from local and regional bands on the main stage in the city’s historic railroad depot. On this day-old-time fun, there will be food, vendors, a kids’ zone, and much more.

Ticket Cost: Free
When: 22nd October from 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Tomball Railroad Depot Plaza – 201 S Elm St, Tomball, TX 77375, United States


Fall Festivals in Houston 2022 – November Parades, Markets & more! 

International Quilt Festival

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The largest annual quilt exhibition in the United States. The festival regularly draws 55,000 visitors from more than 35 nations. There are more than 1,000 booths where you can purchase quilts, fabric, materials, and crafts. Additionally, there are 550 seminars and talks for people of various skill levels. More than 1,600 quilts and original textile art pieces are on show at the festival.

Ticket Price: Adults: $15 | Senior Adults: $12 | Children (below 10 years): Free
Timings: 2nd November from 6 pm – 9 pm (Preview Night) | 3rd and 4th November from 10 am – 7 pm | 6th November from 10 am – 4 pm
Located at: George R. Brown Convention Center – 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, United States


SugarPlum Market

A wonderful way to ring in the Christmas season is to attend the Sugar Plum Market Preview Night. Enjoy a night of bubbly drinks, delicious comfort food bites prepared by Behind the Bash, sweet desserts, and an exclusive sneak peek at their hand-picked list of incredible merchants. Preview Night patrons will also be able to attend an exclusive Kendra Scott Mystery Jewelry Pull & Pop-Up Shop sponsored by Kendra Scott-First Colony Mall. Looking for “fall fests near me”, this is your place to go. 

Ticket Cost: 2nd November: $75 (including an assortment of sweet treats) | 3rd to 5th November: $8 – $15
When: 2nd November from 6 pm – 10 pm | 3rd and 5th November from 9 am – 5 pm | 4th November from 9 am – 8 pm 
Location: Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre and Convention Center – 10505 Cash Rd, Stafford, TX 77477, United States


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Fall Festivals in Houston – November 2022

HoustonBallet Nutcracker Market

The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market has established itself as Texas’ premier Christmas fundraiser shopping event! It is a one-stop shop with hundreds of shops that sell one-of-a-kind things for everyone, including décor, accessories, toys, cuisine, clothing, and more. 

Ticket Price: Children (below 2 year): Free | Adults: $18
Timings: 10th November from 10 am – 8 pm | 11th November from 10 am – 7 pm | 12th November from 10 am – 6 pm | 13th November from 10 am – 5 pm
Located at: NRG center – NRG Park, 1 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77054, United States


Houston Cinema Arts Festival

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Houston Cinema Arts Festival, the most ambitious of the HCAS initiatives, is a five-day event that takes place across multiple venues and features over 50 narrative, documentary, and experimental films, as well as cutting-edge video and media installations, live performances using multiple media, panel discussions, Meet the Makers workshops, and free student field trip screenings. 

Ticket Cost: $200 (excluding fee)
When: 10th to 17th November from 6 pm onwards
Where: Houston Cinema Arts Society – 4200 Montrose Blvd Suite 110, Houston, TX 77006, United States (virtually and in person)


73rd Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The 73rd Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the nation’s oldest Thanksgiving Day parades. Several hundred thousand Houstonians fill the streets to support the participants each year. Over 20 city blocks will be covered by the parade, which will also include ornate floats, vibrant marching bands, soaring balloons, and other uniquely Houston entries.

Ticket Price: Free
Timings: 24th November from 9 am onwards
Located at: Downtown Houston


Fall Festivals in Houston 2022 – Holiday Events, Celebrations in December 

Holly Jolly Jingle

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It’s a sound celebration, a spirit-expanding event, and a Christmas welcome. There’s Christmas music playing wherever you turn, so it’s impossible to leave without feeling festive. You’ll hear from energetic electric violins, lovely choirs, powerful orchestras, and perhaps even a happy mariachi band.

Ticket Cost: Free
When: 1st December from 7 pm 
Location: The Pavilion – HISD – 7525 Tidwell Rd, Houston, TX 77016, United States


Dickens On The Strand

The 49th annual Dickens on The Strand is being presented by the Galveston Historical Foundation, so take off your bowlers and gather your petticoats. You can find Victorian-inspired crafts, apparel, jewellery, holiday decorations, and gift items among the stalls and carts manned by costumed vendors selling their products.

Ticket Price: Free on the 2nd December | Price varies depending on the events for the 3rd and 4th December
Timings: 2nd December from 5 pm – 9 pm | 3rd December from 10 am – 9 pm |4th December from 12 pm – 6 pm
Located at: Dickens On The Strand – 2002 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550, United States


Tomball German Fest Christmas Market

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Come and take in the warm, welcoming atmosphere of this one-of-a-kind street festival, which has three stages of live music, an outdoor market, and antique stores in the old town area. A petting zoo, live music, arts & crafts, antiques, live performances, a historical center, and much more are all part of this festival.

Ticket Cost: Free
When: 9th December from 6 pm – 10 pm | 10th December from 10 am – 10 pm | 11th December from 10 am – 6 pm 
Where: Tomball German Heritage Festival – 200 Market St, Tomball, TX 77375, United States


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