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.

Boorific Nights

On weekends through Oct. 29, visit Dewberry Farm for its spooky Boorific Nights. On these nights, its corn maze gets scary, and the farm is alight with the glow of hundreds of jack-o-lanterns. Life-size lanterns of horror characters decorate the grounds, while ax-throwing with Jason from Camp Crystal Lakes and a “Stranger Things” set photo op are just two of the featured activities.Zoo Boo 2023

Throughout October, guests visiting the Houston Zoo are encouraged to wear costumes as they enjoy fall festivities—such as animal-themed carved pumpkins, autumn-based photo ops, and a pumpkin lantern tunnel between the lion and tiger exhibits. On Fridays, the zoo stays open after hours for its spooky forest and dance parties.
  • Through Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Starting at $24
  • 706200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston
  • www.houstonzoo.org
Marmo's Aperol Garden Party

Indulge in the vibrant allure of Italian flavors amid Houston's autumn breeze at Marmo's Aperol Garden Party. Explore the restaurant’s build-your-own spritz bar showcasing the Italian classic Aperol while indulging in signature bites such as bruschetta, polpette, Tuscan chicken bites, dry-aged New York strip served with sweet potato puree and lemon olive oil cakes.Gingerbread Market

Sienna’s 18th annual Gingerbread Market will be the biggest yet with over 60 artisans, crafters, small businesses and entrepreneurs. Yancey’s Food Kitchen and Rob’s Mini Donuts will be on-site with a full menu of brunch favorites. Tequila with Friends and Austin East Ciders will provide shoppers age 21 and older with a complimentary beverage. A two-piece jazz duo will keep the beat with holiday tunes. Visitors are asked to bring at least one nonperishable item for the Second Mile Mission Center.Revive Biohacking Fall Health and Wellness Festival

Revive Biohacking will host a fall health and wellness festival that will feature food, vendors, raffles and a bounce house. Attendees will also receive a 20% discount on all services booked that day with membership specials available as well.
  • Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • 618 Fish Creek Thoroughfare, Ste. 500, Montgomery
Fall Plants and Crafts Sale

The Woodlands Garden Club is hosting its annual fall plants and crafts sale. Plants sold are grown by The Woodlands Garden Club, and members will be in attendance to answer questions. Plants start at $2. The event also features garden-inspired arts and crafts made by club members for holiday decor. Purchases can only be made through cash or checks, and proceeds will go to the club’s education programs.See more The Woodlands events here.

Bridgeland Community Run/Walk for Heroes

A 5K walk and 10K run as well as a children’s 1K run will raise funds to support local veterans and a $1.5 million veterans memorial in Bridgeland. Vendor booths, entertainment and children’s activities are also planned.See more Cy-Fair events here.

Fall Craft Fair

The Klein Association for School Nutrition is hosting its second annual Fall Craft Fair, an indoor community event that supports local businesses. Proceeds from the event's concession stand and raffles will fund scholarships, and vendor information can be found online.See more Spring and Klein events here.

​​Tricks & Treats Fall Fair

The East Montgomery County Improvement District will host its second annual fall fair featuring local vendors, pumpkins, a haunted house, bounce houses and face painting for community members to enjoy.
  • Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Valley Ranch Town Center, 22296 Market Place Drive, Ste. 100, New Caney
  • www.emctx.com

The sixth annual Kingwood OktoberFest will return to Holy Comforter Lutheran Church, featuring German-inspired fare, such as bratwurst, sauerkraut and pretzels, as well as brews from DECA Beer Co. The event will also feature polka music from The Texas Sound Check Band, a DJ, a costume contest, a trackless train, and games and activities for all ages.See more Lake Houston-area events here.

13th annual Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon

The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency, a nonprofit providing Houston-area women and girls with the tools needed to be advocates for their health, is hosting the 13th annual Rockin’ Resiliency Luncheon. The Women’s Fund supporters will indulge in a silent auction co-chaired by Clara Orlean and Megan Butler as well as a baubles and bubbles champagne raffle for a chance to win luxury prizes and experiences, such as fine jewelry and more.Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Sugar Land Town Square will host a cultural experience that honors a holiday that traces back to pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. Translated in English to Day of the Dead, the contemporary Mexican tradition honors the lives of friends and family members through prayer and remembrance. This event features traditional mariachi music, ballet folkloric performances, Aztec dancers, customary Hispanic cuisines, cultural art exhibits, children’s activities and a costume contest for adults.See more Sugar Land and Missouri City events here.

BBQ Bash for Brighter Futures

The group Communities in Schools hosts a festival that doubles as a fundraiser to support its mission of providing academic support, mental health services, family resources and individualized counseling at no cost to Houston-area students and families. The event will feature pumpkin decorating, cornhole, barbecue food and picnic foods from local restaurants, beer and wine, and live music.
  • Oct. 22, 2-6 p.m.
  • Free (age 12 and younger), $150 (teenagers), $250 (adults)
  • Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St., Houston
  • www.cis.org/bbq
St. Anne Catholic Community Fall Bazaar

The public is invited to the St. Anne Catholic Community Fall Bazaar, which will feature food, games, live entertainment, raffles, bingo, and live and silent auctions. Raffle drawings will begin after the live auction ends.
  • Oct. 22; 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (event), 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (silent auction), 4 p.m. (live auction)
  • Free (admission)
  • 1111 S. Cherry St., Tomball
  • https://stannebazaar.com
See more Tomball and Magnolia events here.

West Conroe Baptist Church Trunk or Treat

Families can enjoy candy and games at West Conroe Baptist Church’s trunk-or-treat event.
  • Oct. 22, 4-6 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • 1855 Longmire Road, Conroe
  • www.wcbc.us
See more Conroe and Montgomery events here.