Houston Events – May 2015

May is another busy month for the city of Houston. There are many fun events taking place such as Comicpalooza 2015, the 15th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival, and the 2015 Good Brick Tour. Let’s take a closer look at what each of these great events has to offer.

Comicpalooza 2015

All you comic book fans out there, this is the event for you! Comicpalooza is a four-day sci-fi and fantasy extravaganza in Downtown Houston. It takes place Friday, May 22nd through Monday, May 25th. “This year the event expands to four days and over 1,000 hours of programming of all types, including panels, Q&A’s, workshops, games, concerts, sports matches, demonstrations, performances, and many other things.” – Taken from the official visitors site for Houston. Celebrities that will be appearing include Laurie Holden (The X-Files, The Shield, The Walking Dead), Larry Thomas (The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld), Ari Lehman (Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th), and many others! For all the latest up-to-date information on Comicpalooza you can visit the official website by clicking here Comicpalooza 2015.

15th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival

The Buffalo Bayou will surely be overflowing with people and boats at the 15th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival in downtown Houston. For those who aren’t familiar with this great event, their mission state is, “To promote the tradition of dragon boating, increase awareness of Asian and Asian-American culture, and enhance cross-cultural understanding.” – www.texasdragonboat.com. This event is put on every year by the Texas Dragon Boat Association, and they pride themselves on fulfilling their mission every year by hosting dragon boating festivals during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The festival includes cultural performances, a variety of great food, and artisans. This year’s corporate teams include Amegy Bank of Texas, HEB, Houston Astros, PricewaterhouseCoopers, American Express, and Silver Eagle. This event takes place on Saturday, May 2nd. Please visit www.texasdragonboat.com to learn more about this festival.

2015 Good Brick Tour

Preservation Houston’s second annual Good Brick Tour, which takes place Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd, gives you the chance to get an inside look at some of Houston’s best restored homes and buildings. “The Good Brick Tour is your chance to explore these outstanding examples of historic preservation and to meet property owners, architects and designers who guided them.” – http://www.preservationhouston.org/good-brick-awards-tour/2015-good-brick-tour/. With your ticket purchase you will receive entry to all featured locations on both tour dates. During the tour you will have an opportunity to see six outstanding projects that have won Good Brick Awards for excellence in historic preservation. These privately owned homes and buildings are not usually open to the public. You can learn more by clicking here 2015 Good Brick Tour.

May is certainly packed with a lot of great events in Houston. You’ll find that each one has a little something for everyone. This is just another example of why is Houston is the place to live!

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