Events In Houston Tx During Spring Break 2012

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Looking for some cool events in Houston Tx during Spring Break? Our must see list includes the Houston Rodeo, the Bayou City Classic and St Patrick’s Day celebrations. We have details on these and other cool events and some free events that won’t leave you bored, robbed or broke.

They are all action-packed fun and have loads of entertainment happening that both the young and old can enjoy. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what other folks are saying about them too.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Over heard on Houston on the Cheap “Have fun without spending big bucks, save money and take advantage of Value Wednesdays. ”
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has themed entertainment that is worth checking out too!

Go Tejano Day, March 11, 2012
Paint the Rodeo Pink Day with Reba McEntire March 9, 2012.
Black Heritage Day March 2, 2012 John Legend

Bayou City Classic

For over 30 years the race has generated funds to help maintain and develop trails for running and walking paths in Houston parks. These trails have become key places to exercise or find peaceful escapes away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The race takes place in Downtown Houston. Both the 10k and the 5k start on Louisiana Street near McKinney Street. The finish lines for the two races are on Walker Street near Houston's City Hall.

Top 3 Things To Do In Houston For St Patrick's Day

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St Patrick’s Day in Houston can't be complete without the jeers and cheers of a parade. Saturday, March 17th, Rain or Shine there will be a two-hour parade through the city's streets.
The festival organizer claim it’s one of the largest in the U.S. and with over 100 entries and it’s roots in Texas you can “bet your bottom dollar” there are not many that are bigger or better.

There is also a St Paddy’s street festival that boasts over 100,000 sq. ft. of festival space and some top notch entertainment. It takes place east of the G.R.Brown Convention center. In and around the streets near Lucky’s Pub.

Another fun way to celebrate the holiday in Houston is by joining the folks over at Griff's (3416 Roseland) for a day of Irish Stew, Chili, Chicken and Open Irish Dish Cook-Off.

Houston Zoo

The first Tuesday of each month from 2pm until closing the Houston Zoo offers free admission. If you haven’t visited this fabulous Houston attraction lately, Tuesday March 6 is a great time to beat the Spring Break crowds. The Zoo has also implemented some new price changes.
$8/child ages 2-12.
Remember the Zoo stays open until 6 pm during Central Standard Time so get there early.

If you miss the free Zoo Day, don't fret, you can get discount tickets to the zoo and other attractions in Houston from Houston CityPass.

More Events in Houston Texas During Spring Break

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We always have plenty of stuff to do for singles and couples in Houston just browse through our Events Calender where you can find events in Houston and other places around the metro area happening during Spring Break and all year long.

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