Show your love for H-Town with 10 ways to celebrate 713 Day

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Take in what Houston has to offer and enjoy special events for 713 Day on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

Every summer, Houston has a chance to celebrate itself on July 13—or 7/13—in an homage to its wide-ranging area code.

The Space City offers plenty for those looking to dig in on its history, culture, and mouthwatering cuisine, not to mention the special events teed up for this unofficial holiday.

We’ve gathered some of the best things to do this year for your 713 Day celebrations:

Things to Do on 713 Day in Houston

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

  • 713 Day at Spanish VillageLocals are invited to celebrate 713 Day visiting one of Houston’s old restaurants, Spanish Village. Approaching its 70th anniversary next year, the historic Third Ward institution will be celebrating the day with a $7.13 lunch plate of its fan favorite El Clasico enchiladas. 8am to 9pm.
  • SBG 713 Day at Social Beer Garden | No Cover – The Midtown beer garden is serving up a signature Purple Drank with CBD-infused gummies, plus DJ Mike Z will be spinning H-Town rap all day, with songs from Paul Wall, DJ Screw, Mike Jones, Slim Thug and more. 2pm to 2am (Happy Hour until 7pm).
  • 713 Day with Lil’ Flip at Bottled Blonde | No Cover – On Washington Ave, you can celebrate 713 Day with Suckafree Records artist Lil’ Flip, Houston rap hits from DJ Dolo, Happy Hour specials ’til 7pm, and Steak Night to follow. 3pm to 2am.
  • 713 Day at the Ion | FREE – Join G-Unity Business Lab Team to learn about their partnership with HISD at the Ion prototyping lab, then enjoy a networking happy hour with local brews, bites and beats from DJ Gracie Chavez. 5pm to 7pm.
  • 713 Pop-Up 25th Anniversary Celebration at Mambo Seafood | FREE – Houston artist Donkeeboy joins with Mambo Seafood at Hillcroft & Bellaire for a 713 Day pop-up that features a merch drop from the artist, prizes, and a special Mambo Chelada to wrap-up their 25th anniversary celebration. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Houston Celebration Day with J Dawg at Rise Rooftop – One of H-Town’s Boss Hogg Outlaws, J Dawg hits the Midtown rooftop for a celebration of Houston, featuring other rappers and friends like Justified, J King, Alonzo Cartier and more. $10. 6pm to midnight.
  • Lil Keke 7-Thirteen Day Social & Book Signing at Thirteen | FREE with RSVP – From the Screwed Up Click, Lil Keke drops his new book, LGND TLK Vol. 1: The Fastest Way to a Fresh Start, with an exclusive signing and social event at James Harden’s Thirteen restaurant on Bagby. Free with registration. 7pm.
  • Texas Tea Party at Primary Paint Party – The Westchase paint gallery hosts a throwback Houston paint party, setting the mood with an H-Town playlist and a variety of Texas Tea to sip on. $35. 7pm to 11pm.
  • The Houston Appreciation Show at Sanman Studios – Just north of Downtown, these studios host an appreciation show for H-Town, featuring artwork from across the city, Houston-inspired installations, and a culinary twist to get the party started. $35 and up. 8pm.
  • 713 Day Mixology Class at Fainmous BBQ – In Houston’s Arts District, you can celebrate H-Town with bar bites from Fainmous BBQ, a tasting of the winning marg’ fro the 2022 Houston Margarita Festival, plus a lesson on crafting two cocktails; the Space City Sour and Bayou Water. $50 and up. 8pm to 10pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.