Summer is the best time of year to try out new things and visit exciting places. Sure, it's nice to hang out by the pool and soak up some sunshine, but that can get boring. We can help you fill your calendar with awesome events and activities that will make this the best summer ever. To start you off, we've got the scoop on one of the biggest parties happening in Houston, TX this summer--you won't want to miss this!
Carnival Houston is celebrating its third year with a 3-day blowout bash that will jump-start your best summer ever. The event takes place from June 9th-June 11th in downtown Houston. Carnival Houston celebrates diverse cultures in the city with music, costumes, and cuisine from Latin America, Caribbean, and New Orleans backgrounds. Calypso, Soca, Samba, and Steel Pan music will fill the air along with the delightful scents of a mouth-watering array of foods. The city expects over 5,000 carnival visitors with an amazing parade of over 900 participants.
The festivities at Carnival Houston include a Fantasy Costume Ball, Neon Paint Party, street parade, and the festival. While the costume ball and paint party are for the adult crowd, the parade and festival are fun for the whole family. The street parade begins at 1 p.m. on June 11th, featuring breathtaking floats and entertaining groups such as the Madd Colors Carnival Band, Best Party Pals, Urban 15, Saturn Hoops, LD Dance Company, Malia's Hula Hut, and Texas Steel Pan Orchestra.
The festival runs on June 11th from 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. downtown across from Discovery Green. Carnival rides for the kiddos include Space Go Round, Moon Bounce, The Vortex, and Tempest, among other favorites. Vendors include Henna body art, palm readers, face painting, and loads of various food tents that you won't be able to pass up. Show off your moves in the limbo and dance contests where you might win an awesome prize!
Carnival Houston is a fantastic experience for the whole family, bringing together people from different cultures and opening our eyes to the bigger world around us. Indulge your senses in the sounds of unique music, the tastes of enticing flavors, and the sights of vibrant costumes. Please feel free to contact us to learn more about the exciting events coming up this summer in Houston.
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