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Plan Your Weekend: May 4 to 7, 2017

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Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, May 4 to Sunday, May 7, 2017. 

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Thursday, May 4

Cinco de Mayo, Friday, May 5

Saturday, May 6

Sunday, May 7

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a cerveza, get your jam on at a concert, sample rosé, crack into some crawfish, work on your fitness, try your hand at field day games and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, May 4 through Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Wild West Brew Fest in Katy | Friday and Saturday – Kick off the festivities at the Launch Party on Friday night and keep the party going all weekend while you check out more than 500 types of beers from over 80 breweries at Wild West Brew Fest. The festival will take place at Hop House at Katy Mills Mall. Tickets start at $25, not including ticket fees. Friday 7pm to 10pm; Saturday 3pm to 9pm.
  • Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival at Galveston Island Convention Center | Friday to Sunday Wine and dine at this annual event featuring a champagne brunch, food and wine sampling events, a 5k champagne run, blind tasting and more. Tickets start at $98, not including ticket fees. Friday 6pm to 8pm; Saturday 9am to 5pm; Sunday 11am to 2pm.
  • Bernie’s Backyard Crawfish Festival at Bernie’s Backyard | Friday to Sunday Head to Spring for this family-friendly crawfish festival featuring face painting, live music, cold brews, shaved ice, a playground, and lots of crawfish. Friday and Saturday 11am to 11pm; Sunday noon to 8pm.
  • Cinco de Mayo Weekend at El Big Bad | Friday to Sunday – Party all weekend at El Big Bad where they’ll be serving liquid nitrogen margaritas and you can sample tequila, try their new taco menu, enjoy music from a DJ, and shop goods at a pop-up market. Tickets start at $10. Friday noon to 5pm; Saturday 5pm to close; Sunday noon to close.
  • Little Shop of Horrors at EaDo Playhouse | Friday to Sunday – Catch a production of the 1980s musical Little Shop of Horrors, playing at EaDo Playhouse. $25; limited discounted $12.50 tickets available. 8pm nightly.
  • Star Wars Art Festival at Post HTX | Saturday and Sunday – May the force be with you as you browse a selection of Star Wars-themed artwork by artists near and far, far away curated by Dandee Warhol. Costumes encouraged. Tickets start at $6. Noon to 6pm both days.
  • Texas Vintage Festival at Humble Civic Center & Arena Complex | Saturday and Sunday – Shop for antiques, collectibles, home decor, and vintage pieces from local vendors at this two-day event at the Humble Civic Center. $3. 10am to 5pm both days.
  • Japan Festival at Hermann Park | Saturday and Sunday – Celebrate Japanese culture through dance, food, music, and activities at this festival in Hermann Park.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Cinco de Mayo, Friday, May 5, 2017

Things to do on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017.

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