Awesome Things to Do in Houston During Your Stay

Houston is an amazing city with so much to see and do. It can be challenging to accomplish all of them in one trip. However, if you have an upcoming trip to Houston in August or September, you’re in luck! For your planning pleasure, Bay Area Auto & Truck Rental shares a list of interesting events and worthwhile places to see.


Things to Do in Houston During Your Stay

Things to Do in August

The Houston Shakespeare Festival occurs every August in Houston, attracting nearly half a million people every single year. Meant as a tribute, the festival hosts plenty of free performances and other fun activities. Everyone in the family will find something to enjoy at this event. 

Houston Restaurant Weeks occurs throughout August. If you’re a foodie, you will love this event. Take advantage of all the culinary delights Houston has to offer. Experience the city’s top chefs and enjoy access to amazing food. Finally, wash down all that yummy food with a craft beer, fine wine, or a fun drink concocted by a mixologist. 

If the beach is your thing, check out the American Institute of Architects’ sandcastle competition. The event takes place on East Beach in Galveston. Join more than 20,000 other visitors to witness architectural feats created from sand.

Things to Do in September

Fiestas Patrias celebrates Mexico’s independence from Spain. This annual event happens in mid-September every year, and it’s community-sponsored. You will enjoy the parade, the bright colors, the dancers, the music, the food, and more. Trust us; this is a great family activity that everyone will enjoy. 

Things to Do Anytime

Market Square Park provides plenty of green space, playgrounds for kids, and lots of free events. For example, you can bring a blanket and picnic basket to enjoy the day with your loved ones. Additionally, you can bring your dog and enjoy the dog park. Finally, you can take advantage of the many events that the park hosts, including free movies and concerts. 

Speaking of outdoor events and concerts, the Miller Outdoor Theatre books all kinds of acts. Whether you enjoy classical music, hip hop, pop, or anything in between, there is a concert for you. Since it’s outside, you can bring lawn chairs or a blanket and relax on the plush lawn. Even better, you can bring your own food and drinks! Check out the upcoming line-up to see who’s playing as summer winds to a close. 

Ready to Plan Your Next Trip?

When it comes to things to do in Houston, the city doesn’t disappoint. Each month brings opportunities for special events, but there’s plenty to enjoy anytime. When you plan your next trip, be sure to include renting a car, SUV, or van from Bay Area Auto. Check out our inventory, then call (281) 337-8395 to reserve your vehicle.