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Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend Near Houston, TX
2024 is here, which means it's time to embark on some new adventures! Jellystone Park™ Waller is located just 50 minutes away from Houston and all the events the city has to offer! While there are plenty of things to do around Houston year round, we found a few of the top events in the area so you can start planning out your entire trip ahead of time! Keep reading for a list of exciting events in Houston, Texas.
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Houston Rockets Games: January - April

Looking for a fun, classic thing to do in Houston? Look no further than the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets! Catch a basketball game and join in the camaraderie of the sport. Get your tickets and secure your spot here!

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Houston RV Show: February 7 - 10

RV lovers rejoice! The Houston RV Show will be back again and ready for experienced RV enthusiasts and beginners alike. This Houston event offers the opportunity to view the latest RVing technology and our Texas-resort will even have a booth! Be sure to stop by and say hello!

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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo: February 27 - March 17

Saddle up, Houston lovers! The world's largest livestock show and rodeo is back, bringing you thrilling rodeo action, world-class concerts, and family-friendly fun. Whether you're a rodeo enthusiast or just looking for things to do in Houston, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a can't-miss event that captures the true spirit of Texas.


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Bayou City Art Festival: March 23-24

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of art at the Bayou City Art Festival! Featuring a diverse array of artists and their creations, this festival promises a visual feast for art lovers. Stroll through the exhibits, meet the artists, and discover your next favorite masterpiece. If you're looking for things to do in Houston with kids, this event has something for everyone, including good food!

Solar Eclipse Viewing: April 8

Get ready to witness a celestial spectacle at the Total Eclipse event hosted by our Texas Camp-Resort. On April 8, 2024, join fellow sky gazers for an awe-inspiring view of the total solar eclipse. Jellystone Park™ Waller provides the perfect backdrop for this astronomical marvel. Don't miss this chance to experience this beautiful event in Houston! Our bookings are open to reserve your place at our park during this event!

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Art Car Parade: April 13

Marvel at creativity on wheels at the Art Car Parade, the largest free festival in Houston! Experience a vibrant display of artistically transformed cars! Bring the whole family for a day filled with artistic expression, live music, and a parade like no other. This Houston event is sure to get your creativity flowing!


Houston BBQ Festival: April 14

Get ready to satisfy your taste buds at the Houston BBQ Festival, where pitmasters from all over showcase their skills in the art of barbecue. From brisket to ribs, this festival is a meat lover's dream come true. Join us at this Houston event for a day filled with delicious smoked meats, live music, and the camaraderie of fellow BBQ enthusiasts. Don't miss out on this savory celebration of Houston's BBQ culture!


Big as Texas Festival: May 10-12

Prepare for a weekend of big Texas fun at the Big as Texas Festival! From live music and carnival rides, to mouthwatering fair food, this Houston event has it all. Bring the whole family for a weekend of entertainment and excitement that truly lives up to the saying, "Everything's Bigger in Texas!" Don’t miss out on this thing to do in Houston with kids!

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Freedom Over Texas: July 4

No one knows how to celebrate Independence Day quite like Houston! Celebrate another year of the United State’s independence in style with 50,000 other visitors. This Freedom Over Texas celebration includes over six hours of activities, with a musically-choreographed fireworks display. Don’t miss this big Texas-event!

Wings Over Houston Airshow: October 26-27

Witness the sky come alive at the Wings Over Houston Airshow! Featuring jaw-dropping flight performances and vintage aircraft displays, this Houston event is perfect for aviation enthusiasts and families alike. Bring your sense of wonder and be prepared for an unforgettable weekend viewing the Houston skies.


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Texas Renaissance Festival (Weekends, October 12 - December 1)

Step back in time and join the merriment at the Texas Renaissance Festival! Celebrating its 50th anniversary, this immersive Houston event transports you to a world of knights, queens, and jousting tournaments. Get ready for a magical journey filled with entertainment, feasting, and enchanting encounters.


ArBOOretum: October

Get into the Halloween spirit at ArBOOretum! This family-friendly event at the Houston Arboretum promises spooky trails, festive activities, and a chance for kids and adults alike to show off their costumes. The Houston Arboretum has lots of fun things to do in Houston with kids! Stay tuned for the announcement of the date and get ready for plenty of Halloween fun in nature. 


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Nutcracker Market (November 14-17)

Jump-start your holiday shopping at the Nutcracker Market! Featuring a vast array of vendors offering unique gifts, decor, and gourmet treats, this market is a festive way to get into the holiday spirit. Bring your shopping list and find something for everyone on it at this Houston event!


Whether you plan your trip to Jellystone Park™ Waller in the spring, summer, or fall, there's always many things to do in Houston, TX! In addition to these local events, we also have exciting themes and events happening at our Texas campground for even more fun! If you're ready to book your camping getaway, you can browse dates and availability here. When you're ready to book your stay, make sure you check out these Houston, Texas events so you can plan around these fun happenings!