Looking for things to do in Missouri City and Sugar Land in April and May? Check out these seven events happening in the area this spring. This list is not comprehensive.

Chess Fest

Casual and avid chess players are encouraged to come to this annual event that boasts walk-in activities, chess tables, chess-themed activities, grand master challenges and a blitz tournament in Sugar Land Town Square.
Chess lovers will have a day of play at the Sugar Land Town Square at this unique festival. (Courtesy Sugar Land Town Square)
Houston Latin Fest

This Latin music festival provides a family-friendly atmosphere to celebrate Latin heritage with live music performances at Crown Festival Park.Earth Day Festival

The Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land hosts this Earth Day event to explore eco-friendly initiatives and sustainable practices. The event features interactive education and play to discover the importance of biodiversity.
  • April 20, 10 a.m.
  • $5 (members), $15 (nonmember child), $18 (nonmember adult)
  • 13016 University Blvd., Sugar Land
  • https://my.hmns.org
Power Moves Tour

Sarah Jakes Roberts is a speaker and author who spreads messages about faith, resilience and personal transformation. The daughter of West Virginian preacher T.D. Jakes will stop at the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land for The Power Moves Tour.Cars and Coffee

Visit Summer Moon coffeehouse in early May to meet up and talk shop with BMW owners and sip coffee that was fired over Texas oak. This event is hosted by the BMW Car Club of America’s Houston chapter.
In addition to art, attendees can try food and wine from local vendors. (Courtesy Sugar Land Arts Fest)
Arts Fest

This two-day festival showcases over 100 visual artist from around the state, the country and the world, according to its website. It features contemporary art, painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, glass, art, woodworking and jewelry. There will also be food, wine and music.
  • April 27-28, 4 p.m.
  • $10 (one-day ticket), $18 (two-day ticket)
  • Smart Financial Centre Plaza, 18111 Lexington Blvd., Sugar Land
  • www.sugarlandartsfest.com
200th anniversary rodeo

The George Ranch historical park brings in its 200th anniversary this year and will celebrate with a two-day rodeo event with food trucks, games and activities. Proceeds from the event will fund youth education and support local teachers and schools.