Houston Art Bike Parade & Festival Top Picks for Family Fun

The first Houston Art Bike Parade & Festival celebrates the community and the artist in everyone.

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Soprano Elena Villalón and tenor Ricardo Garcia, both current members of the HGO studio, sing the roles of the titular lovers, with Grammy-winning baritone Donnie Ray Albert as Lord Capulet.

When: 8:00 p.m. May 20-21

Or: 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Details: Free; milleroutdoortheatre.com

Houston Art Bike Parade and Festival

MacGregor Park, Fonde Park and Smither Park will come alive with music, food, art bikes, art cars, community groups, activities and a special parade. This one-day arts and culture event promotes health and well-being and celebrates the artist in everyone.

When: 9am-6pm May 21

Or: MacGregor Park, 5225 Calhoun

Details: Free; artbikehouston.com

Reptilian Nation Expo

Reptiles return to the NRG Center, bringing thousands of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, isopods and more. Vendors will offer enclosures, live food, and supplies.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 21 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 22

Or: NRG Center, 1 NRG Park

Details: $10 to $40; reptiliannationexpo.com

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The Czech Center Museum Houston celebrates spring with live music, a beer garden, Czech food and drink, games, face painting, kids’ activities, and a kolache eating contest.

When: 11am-6pm May 21

Or: 4920 San Jacinto

Details: Free; facebook.com/events/1447868355670248

Intempo Disney Tribute

Join Intempo Dance for a journey into the wonderful world of Disney at the Children’s Museum Houston.

When: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 21

Or: Houston Children’s Museum, 1500 Binz

Details: $14-$15; cmhouston.org

Music Festival

Groove to the New Orleans sounds of the Honey Island Swamp Band and the guitar playing of Colin Lake in Market Square Park.

When: 6:30 p.m. May 21

Or: Market Square Park, 301 Milam

Details: Free; marketsquarepark.com

UH-D Thursday Concerts: Las Fenix ​​and Morena Roas

Discovery Green’s UH-D Thursday Concerts series features Las Fenix ​​and Morena Roas.

When: 7 p.m. May 26

Or: 1500 McKinney

Details: Free; decouvertevert.com


Light Up Grad Night

Celebrate the Class of 2022 by purchasing one, get a free all-day pass, dance floor, prizes and selfie stations at Kemah Boardwalk.

When: 1pm-10pm May 21

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Pasadena Strawberry Festival

The annual festival returns to the Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds, featuring a weekend barbecue, carnival rides, car show, sheep, kids’ zone and mud volleyball.

When: 3 p.m. May 20, 10 a.m. May 21 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 22

7902 Fairmont Drive

$5 to $30; strawberryfest.org


Mom + Me Fair

South Houston Moms is hosting a morning of family fun in Sugar Land Town Square with an interactive music lesson with Vivaldi Music, activities with Tinkergarten, Mommy & Me Yoga with Little Yogi, crafts and vendors.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21

15958 City Walk

Free; www.sucrelandtownsquare.com

Taste of Louisiana Festival

Families are invited to experience Louisiana cuisine, music and culture. Expect an array of Louisiana food vendors, arts and crafts, live entertainment on two stages, the Bayou Crawfish and Beer Garden, chef demos and a kids’ zone. Artists expected to appear include Big Freedia, Bo Dollis Jr. and the Wild Magnolias, Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws, Keyun & The Zydeco Masters and The Soul Rebels.

When: 2pm-9pm May 21

Or: The Crown Festival Park at Sugar Land, 18355 US 59 S.

Details: $22 to $55; thetasteoflouisiana.com

  • Ana Khan

    Ana Khan is the Calendar Coordinator for the Houston Chronicle’s Articles Desk.

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