Houston’s September Events and Celebrations

Houston abuzz with September activities – from culture to sports to adventure, the city offers something for everyone this month.

Houston is buzzing with all kinds of things to do during the month of September! 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!

Happy Hour Thursdays at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Unwind with cocktails and art on Thursdays

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston graciously offers complimentary entry to its permanent galleries every Thursday, extending its opening hours until 8pm for you to indulge in delightful happy hour cocktails. Please be advised that the bar exclusively accepts credit card payments.

Sporting Events: Houston Astros and Houston Texans Games

Astros - Minute Maid Park
Astros and Texans thrill Houston fans

September is a prime month for baseball enthusiasts, so why not catch a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park? Attending an Astros game is a cherished Houston tradition, uniting fans from all walks of life under a common love for this Houston’s favorite team. Pro tip: Friday night games usually feature fireworks.

The Houston Texans also take to the field at NRG Park this September. Experience the thrill of professional football, the roar of the crowd, and the camaraderie of fellow Texans fans. NRG Park, with its state-of-the-art amenities, ensures a memorable game-day experience. Whether you’re a seasoned follower or a newcomer to the sport, a Texans game at NRG Park is a must-attend Houston event!

Learn more about Houston’s pro sports teams.

Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour at NRG Stadium

Concert at NRG Stadium
Beyoncé wows hometown Houston at NRG

Get ready, Houston! The one and only global sensation, Beyoncé, is gearing up to captivate the NRG Stadium with her mesmerizing presence for a two-night extravaganza on September 23rd and 24th. As part of her highly-anticipated Renaissance World Tour, the Queen Bey will deliver a breathtaking performance of her iconic hits, promising an unforgettable concert experience for her devoted fans in her hometown. 

Learn more about where to stay and park for the Beyoncé concerts.

Pro tip: Skip the $40 NRG parking fee and the crazy lines for Ubers. Take the METRORail to the concert. The Red Line will bring you directly to Midtown’s Ensemble Station at Lodgeur.

Indulge in Houston Restaurant Weeks

Dine out discounted citywide, experience diverse cuisines, and give back to the community

Houston Restaurant Weeks, a highlight of the city’s culinary calendar, runs throughout September, offering food enthusiasts a chance to explore a variety of cuisines at discounted prices. Participating eateries across Houston offer special menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner. It’s an unbeatable opportunity to experience the diversity of Houston’s food scene, from Tex-Mex and barbecue to innovative fusion cuisine. Plus, a portion of your bill goes towards the Houston Food Bank, making it a delicious way to give back to the community. So, mark your calendars and prepare your palates for a gastronomic adventure like no other!

Viet Cultural Fest – a food-centered celebration

Experience the exquisite flavors of Vietnamese cuisine at Houston’s Viet Cultural Fest hosted by the Vietnamese Culture and Science Association. 

Explore a vibrant food market showcasing a variety of Vietnamese delights including phở, bánh mì, gỏi cuốn, and a wide selection of fragr –ant herbs and spices. Immerse yourself in interactive cooking workshops where you can master the art of creating Vietnamese delicacies. Enjoy the children’s traditional clothing contests, witness the Miss Teen Viet Cultural Fest pageant, test your knowledge with the Đố Vui Để Học (Vietnamese Trivia Contest), and participate in the Phở eating competition.

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Sip craft cocktails at Winnie’s

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If you like to plan ahead, here are October’s events.

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