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Halloween Movies in The Park and More Stuff to Do in Houston This Weekend

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Y’all is this fall weather beautiful or what? It’s the perfect time of year to get out and about in our fabulous city! There are some great events happening this weekend that you’re going to want to take advantage of like Halloween Movies in the Park and Burlesque Shows, too.  Tag us in your weekend fun using #stufftodoinhouston.

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Events in Houston This Weekend

It’s officially Spooky SZN, y’all! Join Memorial Park Conservancy and the Sanderson Sisters for some Halloween movie fun in the park. This event starts at 6pm with food trucks for all of your snacking needs and ends at 9pm with the conclusion of Hocus Pocus.
 
Halloween Costumes are encouraged and admission is limited, so be sure to click the link below to make your reservations! This free event is perfect for some spooky family fun. 
 

Event Details
🗓 Oct 02 | 6:00pm–9:00pm
📍 Memorial Park – Clay Family Eastern Glades | 6502 Memorial Dr. Houston, TX
🎟 Free

Bring your dancing shoes and come hungry for the Houston Creole Heritage Festival and Mardi Gras Parade! Bring the Krewe and enjoy live Zydeco music, delicious gumbo, and shop handmade goods from local vendors. 

Get the VIP treatment with your VIP package that includes a special seating area, two free alcoholic beverages, a private demonstration by Chef Gason Nelson, and “First Serve” access at vendor stations. What do you look forward to most at the Creole Heritage Festival?

Event Details
🗓 Oct 02 | 10:00am–11:00pm
📍Midtown Park | 2811 Travis Street Houston, TX
🎟 $5 | $8 | $50

Jazz Sundays in The Park! 

Live music is officially back and I know I’m not the only one that’s so excited! This Sunday along with every Sunday in October, enjoy free jazz music at Discovery Green! Bring your lawn chair, blanket, wine and snacks while you relax to some smooth jazz!

Check out Jazz Sundays in The Park HERE!

Alright, boys and ghouls, this spooky fun event is one you’re not going to want to miss. Join Ghoulia Child and Grimm Lynne for a Rock and Roll Burlesque and variety show you soon won’t forget! Tickets purchased in advance are $15 and $20 at the door.  VIP tables are also available from $40 to $70. Grab your besties because this event is going to be scary good!

Can’t make it this time? No worries! You can catch the Rock “N” Roll Revue on the first Saturday each month. 

Event Details
🗓 Oct 02 | 7:00pm–9:30pm

🗓 Oct 02 | 10:00pm–12:30pm

📍 Rudyard’s | 2010 Waugh Dr. Houston, TX
🎟 $15 | $20 | $40 | $70

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Grab your bike and head down to The Heights for a Rally and Scavenger Hunt that is sure to be a blast! This family-friendly event has two courses to choose from, a 15-mile trail through the greater Heights and a 5-mile trail that is perfect for the kiddos or those that want to participate in a shorter ride. Be sure to bring your helmet, it’s required!

Riders take off at 8am and have until Sunday, October 3rd at 3pm to complete the scavenger hunt filled with clues and objects located throughout The Heights. 

Winners of the scavenger hunt will be announced on Tuesday, October 5th. 

Event Details
🗓 Oct 02 | 8:00am–5:00pm
📍 1800 Heights Blvd Houston, TX
🎟 $15 | $25

Are you ready to Glow? Foam Glow 5K is a fun run that you’re never going to forget! Start the race in a sparkling white t-shirt and end the race covered in orange, pink, and blue glowing foam from the multiple foam zones throughout the course. 
 
Be sure to stick around after the race for an afterparty that will knock your socks off!  Filled with music, food, and of course even MORE glow foam! The cost is $40 for runners and free for spectators.
 

Event Details
🗓 Oct 02 | 7:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Three Palms | Bel Ray Action Sports Park 15100 Interstate 45 South Conroe, TX  77384
🎟 Free | $40

Support the Home Team(s)!

Go Coogs! We have so many great teams in Houston that we love! Check out upcoming University of Houston football games here! What college team do you root for? 

Check out these great events with the Rice Owls! Football, Volleyball and more fun are to be had this year.

Don’t forget these awesome events with Texas Southern University Tigers!  We love our local Universities and know you do, too!

We have so many great teams to support here in Houston! We love our Rice Owls and Texas Southern University too! Be sure to check out the UNATION App to grab tickets for any upcoming games this season.

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Whitney Ellis

Whitney Ellis

Whitney is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagramand Facebook.

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