Near the Buffalo Bayou where in 1836 the Allen Bros arrived to promote a new real estate venture: Houston. General area is now known as Old Market Square, the site of restored 19th-Century buildings, now devoted to dining and entertainment. Bounded by Travis, Milam, Congress, and Preston Sts.
Other History nearby:
(Houston) Allen's Landing/Old Market Square
(Houston) American Funeral Service Museum
(Galveston) Ashton Villa
(Galveston) Bishop's Palace
(Houston) Christ Church Cathedral
(Richmond) Decker Park
12/02 Coming to The Houston area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.
Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend,
Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments,
Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run,
Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance
Houston Italian Festival Houston TX October10-13 Fiesta Italiana! Bringing Italian culture to life.
Texas Renaissance Festival Plantersville TX October12-December1 Men and women decked out in the latest in 16th century Renaissance garb, jousting, juggling, dancing and feasting at the King's banquet hall.