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New week, new ‘What’s New in HOU’ blog. THIS week, we have some exciting stuff. With it being fall season AND a ton of grand openings we have coming up, everyone is bound to be out and about in the city. Your Stuff To Do in Houston team has put together this list to keep you in the loop on what’s new in HOU!

Post Houston has been a hot topic in our What’s New in HOU series for a while now. They’ve finally announced their grand opening date – November 13th! Make sure you RSVP for the event of fall and be one of the 1st to take timeless photos at this venue. 

Here are a few things to look forward to:

  • They have 27 confirmed permanent vendors!
  • There’s a 33-acre urban farm included on their spacious rooftop which will grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs that you can purchase!
  • Speaking of their rooftop, it’s the largest in the country! 

📍 POST HTX | 401 Franklin St

Downtown’s newest steakhouse makes their debut this week. The Palm opens to the public on Friday, October 1st. This two-story restaurant will seat 230 people. Of this, there will be five private dining rooms, and seating available near the baby grand piano!

📍 The Palm | 1201 Fannin St Suite 129, Houston, TX 77002

Good news for those of you who haven’t had the chance to make it down to Lagoonfest Texas – they’ve extended their season into October! This extension comes with a full-out fall festival including new fall features! The dates are October 2nd through the 31st!

📍 Lagoonfest Texas | 3240 Lago Mar Blvd. Texas City, TX 77568

A Night at Market Square is a Tex-Orleans themed block party you don’t want to miss on the 16th of October! Live music, drink specials. pop-up vendors, and giveaways – must we say more?! Yes, we must… this is a free event going until 2 AM!

📍 Market Square Park | 301 Milam St.

Houston Greek Festival is nothing new in HOU! Every year, we look forward to the food, dancing, and fun for all ages! They’re celebrating this weekend, October 7th – 9th.  Kids entrance is free and yours is only $3 or free with a donation of 3 canned goods. It’s 100% worth dropping by and supporting the community! 

📍 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral | 3511 Yoakum Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

Tacolandia is Houston’s largest taco festival, because, ya know… everything is bigger in Texas. GA tickets are $35 which includes UNLIMITED taco samples – we’re in a taco coma already! The VIP tickets ($75) are even sweeter but we won’t tease you with details. Click the link below for those! 
 

Call a sitter for Saturday, October 16th from 4-7PM  because this event is for taco lovers 21+ only.

📍 The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou | 105 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007

Last but certainly not least, we have a special four day celebration to grace Houston – the Dia de Los Muertos festivities! Their exciting and jammed packed schedule has been announced. Look forward to something fun each day:

  • Thursday, October 28th from 6 PM – 10 PM will be the Black Dinner for 50 guests
  • Friday, October 29th from 5 PM – 9 PM will be a party with Calacas & Cocktails.
  • On Saturday, October 30th from noon – 10 PM, there will be The Mercado pop-up in the City Palace Plaza.
  • Sunday, October 31st will be Movie Night featuring “CoCo” starting at 6 PM on The Plaza – free admission!

Click the link below to see more details on this four day fun-filled extravaganza!

📍 City Place Plaza | City Plaza Dr, Spring, TX 77389

Tell Us What's New in HOU!

Make sure you check back with us next week to stay in the loop on all things new in Houston! Have recommendations? Send them over to us on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube! Give us a follow if you don’t already!

Looking to join an awesome community of Houstonians and small business owners? Join the conversation on our Stuff to Do in Houston Facebook Group. We have a blast in there, you don’t want to miss out!

We’re also on Pinterest and TikTok if that’s your jam! See you next week!

Ericka Garrison

Ericka Garrison

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

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