Now that the summer is in full swing, it’s never been a better time to get out and explore all the incredible events Houston has to offer. As one of the most exciting and robust cities in the state of Texas, Houston truly offers something for everyone – beautiful parks, historic attractions and an eclectic dining and shopping scene – among many other sights!
As you make your summer plans, here’s a roundup of five top events to catch this July in Houston:
Houston World Series of Dog Shows
Are you a dog-lover who just can’t get enough of being around friendly, furry companions? Then you must attend the Houston World Series of Dog Shows from July 18-22! You’ll witness hundreds of dogs featured in a variety of event categories, as well as have an opportunity to learn about different breeds and rescue options. And, of course, you’ll want to bring your own dog along for the ride!
If you’re craving a relaxing evening outdoors, you won’t want to miss Julydoscope on July 21 – an annual family-friendly festival of film and arts in downtown Houston. This year’s event will feature several performances, as well as telescopes from the Houston Astronomical Society. It doesn’t get any better than a night with the stars!
Zumba in the Plaza
In Houston, there’s no excuse not to fit exercise into your schedule. Get your dance moves into full gear with Zumba in the Plaza, a weekly outdoor Zumba class held at the Plaza every Friday. Come with family or friends after work and dance away your stress with the latest Zumba moves!
Summer Music Festival at Four Seasons Hotel
Ready to kick back, grab a cold drink and let loose? Then mark your calendar for one of the hottest summer music festivals in Texas, held every third Friday of the month at the breathtaking Four Seasons Hotel’s pool deck in downtown Houston. Featuring live concert performances, $5 beers and poolside games, there’s no better way to end a long day of work. The best part? Admission is free! Bring your friends and get ready to party the night away on July 20 and every third Friday this summer!
International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes
Whether you’re a huge history buff or simply looking for a fun adventure, you’ll love exploring this museum of original manuscripts, artifacts and investigative tools used by Sherlock Holmes. An interactive experience for all, there’s something special about spending a weekend afternoon at this historical gem! This exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science runs July 11 through September 30.
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