Houston’s June Events and Celebrations

Houston is buzzing with all kinds of things to do during the month of June! Whether you’re a culture enthusiast, a sports fan, or simply seeking new adventures, Houston has got you covered. Let’s delve into some of the must-see events this summer in Houston!

Sporting Events: Houston Astros and Houston Rockets Games

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Sports enthusiasts are in for a treat this June as both the Houston Astros (Major League Baseball) and the Houston Rockets (National Basketball Association) hit their stride. Grab your caps or jerseys and head to Minute Maid Park or the Toyota Center to catch a few games this season!

The Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival (June 6-24, 2023)

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The Texas Music Festival, hosted by the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music, features orchestral performances, chamber music concerts, jazz ensembles, and student showcases! Highlights of this summer’s concert season include the inaugural Sharon Ley Lietzow Piano Series (June 6, 13, 20), performances by the TMF Orchestra (June 10, 17, 24) the Faculty Chamber Music Series (June 8, 15, 22) and the newly named Cynthia Woods Mitchell-Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition Finals (June 11). To learn more and buy tickets, click here.

Juneteenth Celebrations and Events (June 2-19, 2023)

Juneteenth commemorates emancipation

Join Houston in commemorating the profound historical significance of Juneteenth, the celebration of African American emancipation. Experience an array of virtual and in-person events, including the Juneteenth Parade, live music performances, art exhibits, educational programs, and the lively cultural arts festival. Click here for a comprehensive list of upcoming Juneteenth events happening throughout the month of June in Houston!

Houston Pride Parade and Afterparty (June 24, 2023)

Houston Pride Parade draws big crowds

Drawing hundreds of thousands of attendees each year, the Houston Pride Parade transforms the streets of downtown Houston into a vibrant spectacle. With dazzling floats and energetic performances, the parade serves as a powerful symbol of unity and inclusivity.

Following the parade,  Rich’s Houston Events will host the official Pride Houston afterparty at Rise Roof Top. Check out one of the nation’s largest nightclub venues with a retractable roof and dance the night away with DJs Kitty Glitter and Drew G! FYI, tickets to last year’s afterparty sold-out a few days before, so make sure to buy yours ahead of time.

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