5 Things to do in the Houston Area for Veteran's Day Weekend
What to do in Houston this Weekend
Let’s pretend for a minute that Houstonians have seasons, and Fall is one of them. Fall is made for Festivals and This Holiday weekend does not disappoint with tons of great events for people of all ages! So, bundle up, and check out some of these great events!
Vehicles for Vets-Spring Texas Music Fest-Saturday, November 10th at Noon
This Saturday is the 4th Annual Spring Texas Music Fest. This is a super organization that each year, gives a decked out truck to a deserving Veteran! They will also be celebrating The Marine Corps Birthday with a special ceremony commemorating their 243rd Birthday! Tickets are $25 in advance and $40 at the door! Get your discounted tickets here.
17th Annual Rockets Run at Toyota Center-Saturday, November 10th 7:30am
Register for the Kids’ 1K, 5K run, or a 2 mile walk that finishes across center court inside Toyota Center benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital All registrants will receive a ticket voucher for an upcoming Rockets game. Get your discounted tickets here. Ticket prices go up the day of the event.
Children’s Festival in The Woodlands Saturday & Sunday, November 10th and 11th
This year, Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and all of your favorites visit The Pavilion Stage! Meet PJ Masks, climb a rock wall, and so much more! Get your $10 admission tickets here.
Nutcracker Market-Saturday and Sunday, November 10th and 11th
Shop ‘till you drop at Houston’s highly-anticipated holiday shopping event, the annual Nutcracker Market at NRG Center. The Houston Ballet’s four-day market features more than 280 booths, offering unique gifts, home decor, gourmet foods, apparel, accessories and more. Admission Tickets are $20.
Houston’s Veteran’s Day Parade-Sunday, November 11th
The celebration this year will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 11, 2018 with the US Family Health Plan Health Fair surrounding the reflection pool in Hermann Square at City Hall.
The traditional Veterans Day Ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m. starting with a 21 Gun Salute followed by a Moment of Silence in memory of the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the WWI Armistice. We will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women in the Marines and as tradition, we will recognize our local heroes.
The American Heroes Parade sponsored by H-E-B, will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas and Bagby, and proceed east on Dallas, north on Louisiana, west on Walker, south on Smith, west on Lamar, ending on Lamar at Bagby.
Parking is free in the Theater District Tranquillity Parking Garage. Please use entrances #2 and #5 in order to receive the complimentary parking.
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