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Top 3 Must-See Spring Festivals Around Houston

Thankfully, Spring is in the air! The weather is warming up, and it’s time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. Attending a local festival is the perfect opportunity to get out with your friends and family for an inexpensive and fun day out. Enjoy a new culture, taste delicious food, and find fun gifts and treasures in the shopping booths. Here are three of Houston’s best Spring Festivals that you’ll want to attend.

Houston Dragonboat Festival

The Houston Dragonboat Festival on Allens Landing is an incredible experience. Great for all ages, it provides some beautiful photo opportunities in addition to the excitement of the day. There are races to watch starting every 15 minutes throughout the day.

While watching the races, you can enjoy live music, cultural performances, and great food. The best part? Free admission for all! This festival is a Houston favorite.

Cinco De Mayo at Discovery Green

If you’re still deciding where to spend Cinco De Mayo, consider the celebration at Discovery Green. Emcees will be Bomb√≥n’s La Comadre (Mel Gomez) and DJ Gracie Chavez.

Enjoy the beautiful performances by ballet folklorico and Kindeer HSPVA mariachis while indulging in vendors serving up some of Houston’s best Mexican food options.

Uthealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival

And finally, residents of Monarch Health Center Apartments will be especially appreciative of the offerings at the UThealth Stomp Out Stroke Festival. Learn all about brain health and function at the Brain Discovery Zone.

Get free blood pressure screenings, bone density screenings, and a diabetes risk assessment. Fitness experts on site will lead yoga sessions throughout the day.

Don’t be fooled by the serious topic of the festival. Plenty of fun performances, events, and concessions are scheduled, too, including a free healthy snack station, free face painting, free balloon art, and other all-ages activities.

So, for more information on the area and to tour one of our apartments, contact us! We would love to show you all the local favorites our community has to offer.

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