Houston’s June Events and Celebrations

H-Town’s own Megan Thee Stallion is back for two nights only with her “Hot Girl Summer Tour” at the Toyota Center!

As summer heats up, Houston comes alive with a spectrum of events that cater to all tastes and interests. This June, the city is bursting with unique activities ranging from sporting spectacles and musical performances to significant cultural celebrations. Here’s your ultimate guide to the top events happening in Houston this June, ensuring you don’t miss out on the fun and festivity.

Megan Thee Stallion Rocks Houston

Houston’s very own Megan Thee Stallion returns to electrify her hometown with the “Hot Girl Summer Tour” at the Toyota Center on June 14th and 15th. With hits like “Savage” and “WAP,” Megan is set to deliver a powerhouse performance that showcases her dynamic talent and stage presence. Due to high demand, a second show has been added, so make sure to secure your spot here for a night of stellar music and entertainment.

Juneteenth Celebrations

Celebrate Juneteenth, a significant day in Texas history, marking the end of slavery in the state. Houston hosts various events commemorating this day, including parades, historical reenactments, and community gatherings. It’s a time for reflection, education, and celebration of African American culture and history. Juneteenth kicks off on June 1, with the “Celebrate Freedom” event in Emancipation Park organized by Juneteenth Houston. The Juneteenth Liberation Market runs from 6-9pm at POST Houston and is organized by the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. The Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is offering a family-focused Juneteenth Celebration program with poetry performances, art-making workshops and interactive content set in lush gardens operated by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. The event runs from 10-3 on June 22, 2024. It is free but popular, so plan for parking.

Free Concerts at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Don’t miss the free performances at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, a perfect outing for families and friends. Highlighting the schedule is the hip-hop infused “Jack and the Beanstalk,” showing on June 18th and 19th. This contemporary twist on a classic tale, suitable for a young audience, combines music, dance, and a heartfelt story of growth and self-belief. Find out more about this and other performances here.

Experience the Excitement of COPA America

This June, football fans are in for a treat as COPA America returns to the United States, with Houston hosting several must-watch matches at NRG Stadium. Witness the thrill on June 22nd and 24th during the group stages, and catch the quarterfinal on July 4th. This legendary tournament, a staple in South America, promises high-energy matches and unforgettable athleticism. Don’t miss your chance to see the action live. Grab your tickets here.

Celebrate Diversity at Houston Pride

Houston Pride
Houston’s legacy of Pride shines on! Marking 46 years of celebration, the city continues its tradition on June 29.

Join the vibrant festivities of the 46th Annual Official Houston LGBT+ Pride Celebration on June 29th. Located downtown at Houston City Hall, this event is a proud display of diversity and unity, attracting hundreds of thousands annually. With a festival from noon to 6 PM and a parade kicking off at 7:20 PM, the celebration is filled with live performances, exhibitions, and much more. Festival entry is free for those under 21 and seniors over 55, with a nominal fee for others. Learn more and participate in this significant event here.

This June in Houston promises a mix of excitement, culture, and entertainment, perfect for starting the summer right. Whether you’re cheering at a football match, dancing at a concert, or participating in meaningful celebrations, Houston has something for everyone this month.

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