Fall Activity Guide: festivals, Halloween celebrations, markets and more in Sugar Land, Missouri City

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Fall is here, and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate in the Sugar Land-Missouri City area, whether it involves checking out a family-friendly festival, getting out into nature or simply enjoying a beverage on a local patio. Here are some events and ideas for how to get out of the house this fall.

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FALL AND HALLOWEEN FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Dewberry Farm Fall Festival

Ride the mile-long Dewville Express, pick pumpkins and stroll through the corn maze at Dewberry Farm in Brookshire. There will be shopping, food and refreshments for purchase as well as beer and wine available in the BierGarten.

Cost: $15-$29.95

When: Sept. 28-Nov. 10; Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: 7705 FM 362, Brookshire

281-934-3276

www.dewberryfarm.com/

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4th Annual Fulshear Scarecrow Festival

Stroll through a pumpkin patch, enjoy a costume parade and look at a collection of creative, full-size scarecrows at this festival. There will also be child-friendly games, music, vendor booths, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and pumpkin decorating.

Cost: Free admission

When: Oct. 23, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Fulshear Methodist Church, 8201 Harris St., Fulshear

281-346-1416

www.firstfulshear.org

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Sugar Land Halloween Town

At this annual family-friendly event, festivities include a costume contest, scavenger hunts, balloon artists, a petting zoo and games as well as food and drink vendors.

Cost: $7 (adults), $5 (children)

When: Oct. 26, 4-8 p.m.

Where: Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land

281-207-9116

www.sugarlandtx.gov

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Missouri City Tricks and Treats in the Park

Children can come in their Halloween costumes and participate in festivities along the Tricks and Treats Trail. There will be candy, games, a haunted trail and a petting zoo.

Cost: Free admission

When: Oct. 26, 4-6 p.m.

Where: Buffalo Run Park, 1122 Buffalo Run Blvd.,

Missouri City

281-403-8639

www.mctxparks.com

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Harvest Fest 2019

Reigning Glory Church will host this family-friendly fall festival. Activities include hay rides, a petting zoo, laser tag, face painting, a bounce house, arts and crafts, a photo booth, a cake walk and a silent auction. There will be food and drinks for purchase as well as music and games.

Cost: Free admission

When: Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Reigning Glory Church, 8727 Gaines Road,

Sugar Land.

713-355-4567

www.rgchurch.com

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36th Annual Texian Market Days Festival

The Fort Bend History Association will host this event at George Ranch Historical Park. There will be hands-on activities, battle re-enactments, live entertainment, first-person costumed interpreters, historic home tours, games, cowboys, vintage vehicles, food and craft vendors.

Cost: $10-$15

When: Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: George Ranch Historical Park, 10215 FM 762 Road, Richmond

281-343-0218

www.georgeranch.org

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Spooks and Spirits Halloween at the George Ranch Historical Park

This spooky after-hours event features a guided walking lantern tour of the park and the telling of unique Texas ghost stories. Attendees must be over age 12 and are encouraged to bring flashlights and wear walking shoes.

Cost: TBA

When: Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m.

Where: 10215 FM 762, Richmond

281-343-0218

www.georgeranch.org

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OCTOBERFEST, WINE AND FOOD TASTING EVENTS

King’s Oktoberfest

This event features live German music, tents, exclusive German beers, authentic Oktoberfest food, a Bavarian Strongman Competition, photo booths, shopping, a beer pong competition and adult carnival games.

Cost: $12-$99

When: Oct. 4-6 and 18-20

Where: King’s Biergarten & Restaurant,

1329 E. Broadway, Pearland (Weekend 1);

King’s BierHaus, 2044 E T C Jester Blvd., Houston

(Weekend 2)

346-617-5172

www.kingsoktoberfest.com

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8th Annual Sugar Land Beerfeast

This annual event will feature over 100 beers from over 75 breweries from the U.S., Belgium, Germany, England, and other countries. There will also be food for purchase and live music.

Cost: $15-$65

When: Oct. 26, 2-6:30 p.m.

Where: Sugar Land Town Square Plaza, 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land.

281-242-7468

www.beerknurd.com/locations/sugar-land-flying-saucer

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The Big Taste of Fort Bend

Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Fort Bend Committee will host this event to showcase some of Fort Bend County’s best restaurants and chefs. There will be food, beverages and entertainment.

Cost: $100

When: Nov. 3, 4-7 p.m.

Where: Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land

713-860-8209

www.bbbstx.org

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HOLIDAY MARKETS AND SHOPPING

Rosenberg Artisan Market

gifts. This market will feature boutiques, antiques, artisan goods, food trucks and live music.

Cost: Free admission

When: Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Historic Downtown Rosenberg,

800-900 Third St., Rosenberg

832-535-0718

www.rosenbergtx.gov

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Home for the Harvest Market

This market will feature vendors from all across America. There will be clothing boutiques, handcrafted jewelry, sweets, holiday gifts and home decor.

Cost: $5

When: Oct. 19-20, Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford

281-788-4297

www.homefortheholidaysgiftmarket.com

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The 19th Annual Sugar Plum Market

There will be over 100 vendors at this annual holiday shopping market in Fort Bend County, hosted by the Fort Bend Junior Service League. Patrons are able to experience high-end holiday shopping while directly supporting local charities.

Cost: $15

When: Nov. 7-9; Thu. 6-10 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford

www.sugarplummarket.com

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Houston Nutcracker Market

Over 260 merchants will offer unique items, including home decor, gifts, food, apparel, toys and accessories. Proceeds from each admission and special event ticket purchased, as well as 11% of all the merchandise bought, will go back to the Houston Ballet Foundation.

Cost: $20

When: Nov. 14-17; Thu.-Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: 1 NRG Parkway, Houston

713-535-3231

www.houstonballet.org

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