Looking for something to do in the Houston area this weekend? Check out this weekend's guide! Find more or submit events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival

At Conroe’s Cajun Catfish Festival, attendees can expect food, live music, arts and crafts vendors, a carnival and the annual Catfish Pageant.
  • Oct. 13-15
  • Free (age 12 and younger), $15 (presale single-day ticket), $30 (weekend ticket admission)
  • Downtown Conroe
  • www.friendsofconroe.com
Katy Rice Harvest Festival

To commemorate the area’s history and longstanding cultural and economic values, the city of Katy will host the annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, a family event with 175 vendors, live international music, food trucks, a beer garden, and contests and a carnival. This event is in partnership with Rotary Club of Katy, and 100% of festival proceeds will be donated to local scholarships, nonprofits and charities.
  • Oct. 13, 6-10 p.m.; Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Oct. 15, noon-6 p.m.
  • Free Oct. 13; $10 adults Oct. 14-15; kids are free.
  • Historic Downtown Plaza, 910 Ave. C, Katy
  • www.katyriceharvestfestival.com
Paint and Bubbles Studio October Teen Night

Teens ages 12-16 will have the chance to make arts and crafts centered around The Addams Family at Paint and Bubbles Studio’s October Teen Night. A pizza dinner is included.Lone Pint Brewery Halloween Casino Night

Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes at Lone Pint Brewery’s Halloween Casino Night. This event will also include a costume contest with prizes, food trucks and live music.Witches Brew Market

Sip, shop and stroll at The National Museum of Funeral History's inaugural Witches Brew Market, which will showcase more than 20 local small business vendors set up throughout the museum. General admission tickets include entry to the museum, market and haunted exhibit; three drink tickets and complimentary lite bites.
  • Oct. 13, 7-10 p.m.
  • $40-$75
  • National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston
  • www.nmfh.org
Treetop Terror

Texas TreeVentures presents a three-hour night climb with special effects.Harvest Festival at League Park

In addition to lots of vendors, there will be face painting, hayride, crafts, games and food trucks. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest, kids costume contest and a “Punkin Parade” hosted by the League City Historical Society.Oktoberfest at Paradigm Brewing Co.

Paradigm Brewing Co.’s Oktoberfest event will feature live music, stein hoisting and German food. This event is kid and dog friendly.See more Tomball and Magnolia events here.


Attendees will be able to enjoy live music, a stein-hoisting contest, food and beer at Southern Star Brewing Co.’s Oktoberfest event.See more Conroe and Montgomery events here.

Silver Celebration

The Houston Contemporary Dance Company kicks off its 2023-24 season with Silver Celebration. The show will feature a world premiere from Norbert De La Cruz as well as works by McKinley Willis, Yoshito Sakaraba and solo guest artist Sean Carmon. HCDC will also bring back its first-ever work from 2019, "Porcelain" by Joshua Manuchulich.Candy Cane Market

The Cy-Fair Express Network of ABWA presents the annual event, which features vendors offering clothing, jewelry, skin care, purses, beauty and wellness products, handmade crafts, and home decor. Food trucks will also be on-site.
  • Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • VFW Post 8905, 21902 Hwy. 290, Cypress
  • www.cyfen.org
ArBOOretum Family Fall Festival

During the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center event, guests can walk the trick-or-treat nature trail, learning about creatures that live at the arboretum while collecting candy. Other activities will include a pumpkin patch, Halloween market, carnival swings, falcon shows, pumpkin decorating and train rides.
  • Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $20 (presale, non members), $25 (at the door, nonmembers), free (members and children under age 3)
  • 120 W. Loop 610 N., Houston
  • www.houstonarboretum.org
Bayou City Art Festival

The annual festival returns to Sam Houston Park, giving attendees a chance to view and purchase original art in a large outdoor gallery, meet artists and enjoy live entertainment at two stages. The event will also feature a food truck park, beverage stations and a chef's table, which will offer an arts and tasting experience with local chefs.