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Memorial Day 2022 Events in Houston | Image from City of Sugar Land celebration in 2015

The first long weekend of the summer of 2022 is almost here. Kids will be out of school and it is the perfect time to enjoy a long weekend with your family while commemorating the sacrifices of the men and women that have kept our country safe. 

There are plenty of Memorial Day celebrations around Houston and if you are asking ‘What are some memorial day events near me?’ we have you covered. 

Whether you are looking forward to Memorial Day fireworks in Houston, want to take in some live music, score free admission at museums, or enjoy bbq and cajun food trucks, there are a number of things to do on Memorial Day weekend in Houston. Here are some fun Memorial Day events to help you make the most of your long weekend! 

Also, check out our post on Verified Memorial Day Deals for 2022 in Houston

Memorial Day 2022 Events in Houston – Friday, May 27, 2022

Memorial Weekend at Lone Star Flight Museum

Memorial Day Events in Houston - Flight Stimulators at Lone Star Flight Museum

Memorial Day Events in Houston – Flight Stimulators at Lone Star Flight Museum

Summer fun is ready for take-off! Join on May 28 – 30 for special activities, tours, and exhibits for all ages! Starting on Friday, you can celebrate Memorial Day weekend at the Lone Star Flight Museum with plenty of hands-on activities for kids, but the best Memorial Day events are on the day itself. Starting at 10 a.m., the museum will be running free tours for the Douglas DC-3 vintage airliner and the Howard 250, a 1950s corporate aircraft. The museum will also be offering free flight simulators, letting guests get the chance to feel what it’s like to fly a plane firsthand.
When: Friday – Monday, May 27-30 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: 11551 Aerospace Ave., Houston, TX 77034

Buffalo Soldier National Museum Memorial Day Celebration

Save the date! Celebrate Memorial Day with us at our free event. From noon to 4 PM, enjoy tours, photos with troopers, and Living History performances each hour (limit of 35 people per show). On the Plaza (outdoors): Live DJ, veteran-owned business vendors, kids’ activities: Encampment, and a supply drive for Ukraine.
When: Friday, May 27, from 4:00 pm
Where: 3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX, United States, Texas
How Much: Free

Memorial Day 2022 Events in Houston – Saturday, May 28, 2022

A Night To Remember – Patriotic Concert at Sugar Land Town Square

The Exchange Clubs of Sugar Land and Fort Bend and all of the Clubs of the Texas Louisiana Gulf Coast District present an exciting patriotic concert at Sugar Land Town Square on the Memorial Day weekend Saturday evening of May 28, 2022, from 7:30- 9 pm.

Director Susan Mele and Producer Steve Stewart present a stirring and inspiring program including:
• Stirring brass music by the Fort Bend Brass
• John Holiday, recent star of TV’s popular series The Voice will be performing
• The Fort Bend Boy Choir with Director Bill Adams and up to 60 performers
• Plus Ballet Grace directed by Cookie Joe, performing a stirring visual rendering of Bill & Kim Nash’s IN GOD WE STILL TRUST

To help those less fortunate, attendees may bring non-perishable food to be collected and taken to a local food pantry.
When: Saturday, May 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
How Much: Free

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration by MelanatedGypsy Market

Come out and celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Park. Enjoy good food, drinks, music, shopping, and games!
Giveaways and raffles. An event for the whole family!
When: Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 am
Where: 17703 Kieth Harrow Boulevard, Houston,77084, US
How Much: Free

Memorial Day 2022 Events in Houston – Sunday, May 29, 2022

2022 Jumbo Zydeco & Soul Festival Memorial Weekend

Bringing you the best of both worlds, Where Louisiana meets Texas, Bbq Food Trucks, Creole & Cajun food this is a family event. Bring the whole bunch and enjoy the day, lots of activity.

Enjoy the most wanted V.I.P section of the day. Enjoy a table front and center with four of your chosen special guest, while being serviced by our waitresses for others to watch in envy as you enjoy the band and festivities without having to leave or lift a hand.
When: Sunday, May 29, starts at 3:00 pm
Where: 13711 Almeda School Rd, Houston, 77047
How Much: $10-$299

2022 Memorial Day – Firework Show

Woodlands Memorial Fireworks Show

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Celebrate the official start to summer at the annual Memorial Day event in The Woodlands! The Sunday event pays tribute to all military servicemen and women who lost their lives while serving the United States. The festival features live music, children’s activities, strolling entertainment, and more at Town Green Park. The evening concludes with a dazzling fireworks display* choreographed to a patriotic soundtrack. Concessions will be available for purchase. Please be advised the Festival beverage booth will be cashless. Guests may pay with cash but will need to have exact change. One of the best Memorial Day weekend events in Houston! 
When: Sunday, May 29, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 2099 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380
How Much: Free

Memorial Day 2022 Events in Houston – Monday, May 30, 2022

Tomball Walmart’s Memorial Day Celebration

Come one Come all to Tomball Walmart’s Memorial Day Celebration. We will be retiring a flag along with a few surprises.
When: Monday, May 30, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Tomball Walmart 27650 Tomball Parkway
How Much: Free

Memorial Day Ceremony at Sugar Land Memorial Park

Memorial Day Celebration at the City of Sugar Land

Each Memorial Day, the community is invited to join us as we pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. The event will commence at 10 a.m. with a one-hour patriotic musical presentation. There will be a vehicle exhibit presented by the Sixth Cavalry Historical Association and other vendor booths including military donation stations, flower booths, etc.
When: Monday, May 30, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. One of our top picks for Memorial Day events in Houston
Where: Sugar Land Memorial Park
How Much: Free

Galveston Naval Museum Memorial Day Ceremony 2022

The GALVESTON NAVAL MUSEUM will be hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30th at 11 a.m. Captain Jason E. Smith, Sector Commander, United States Coast Guard, Sector Houston-Galveston will serve as keynote speaker. Free parking and admission to the museum from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. One of the best things to do for Memorial Day in Houston! 
When: Monday, May 30, from 11:00 am
Where: 100 Seawolf Pkwy, Galveston, TX, United States, Texas
How Much: Free

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