Events taking place in March in the Heights, River Oaks, Montrose and surrounding areas include the 52nd Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta, the Bayou City Arts Festival and the Houston Modern Home Tour.

Women’s Quarter Marathon: Guests can celebrate International Women’s Day by running a 6.55-mile marathon. Karbach Bewing Co. and the Women’s Market collaborate on this event, which also features a 5K run and a 1K run/walk for children.BQAF Celebration: The multiday event celebrates the Black LGBTQ+ community and centers on a music festival taking place March 16 from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Former Destiny's Child group member LeToya Luckett headlines the event.
  • March 14-17, times vary
  • Costs vary ($20 for music festival)
  • Locations vary (music festival takes place at Warehouse Live Midtown, 2600 Travis St., Houston)
Reggae in the Park: This music festival celebrating reggae, soca, dancehall and Afrobeats returns to Guadalupe Plaza Park. With a capacity for up to 3,000 people, the event features international artists, authentic food, art and jewelry vendors, games, picture booths and activities.Free workout class with Pure Barre Heights: Officials with Pure Barre Heights host a free workout class on the green at the Stomping Grounds in Garden Oaks. Kid Create Studio also hosts a free art class for children. Spots are limited and guests must register in advance.Spring Market at Houston Toy Museum: The museum hosts a market with local vendors featuring pop culture items, art, photo ops, children's activities, and appearances by the Easter bunny and Mother Goose. Melanie Kohn, the voice of Lucy in Peanuts cartoons, makes an appearance in celebration of the 50th anniversary of her film "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown!"St. Patrick’s Parade and Celebration: Think green for this full day of events at POST Houston food hall, including a parade that starts at the venue. Attendees can expect Irish folk dance performances, an outdoor market, food and games for all ages.Ukraine: An Ancient Gateway to Europe: The event is held to celebrate the launch of Archaeology Now's Ukrainian Project, which involves telling stories of Ukrainian architecture and history. Alan Rabinowitz, associate professor in the Department of Classics and assistant director of the Institute of Classical Archaeology at The University of Texas at Austin, is the featured speaker and is followed by a panel discussion on Ukraine foreign policy and diplomacy.
  • March 20, 6-9 p.m.
  • Free ($10 parking at Moran Parking Center)
  • Jones Hall at the University of St. Thomas, 3910 Yoakum Blvd., Houston
Annual Houston Modern Home Tour: Houstonians are invited to explore six modern homes designed and built in The Heights and River Oaks neighborhoods, among others. An information packet and map of homes are emailed 48 hours before the event, and participants can travel at their own pace. Architects and designers are on hand to discuss their work.52nd Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta: Participants enter a kayak race that doubles as a chance to explore Houston's most well-known bayou. Participation can be done solo, with a partner or as a team sponsor along the 15-mile course from San Felipe Street to Allen's Landing.Bayou City Art Festival: The festival at Sam Houston Park is held to celebrate art experiences and promote the impact art has on the Houston community. It will feature a food truck park, a wine and craft beer garden, two entertainment stages, art installations and an art bar. Expect an outdoor gallery with works from 250 artists.Madonna at the Toyota Center

•American singer and songwriter Madonna visits Houston for her Four Decades Celebration Tour. This tour is the first to celebrate the artist’s greatest hits. Madonna also brings performer Bob the Drag Queen as a special guest.