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The Williams Tower Waterfall in Houston Multicultural city of Houston is sure to please its guests with a rich and diverse cultural program. A vast majority of local inhabitants are immigrants from Mexico and Asian countries; naturally, it has reflected in the cultural life of the city. One of the brightest and most interesting national holidays starts at the end of February, it is the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Festival. The holiday lasts for twenty days; each year the festival is visited by over two million visitors from all over the world.
Houston is not widely known among vacationers as one of main cultural and tourist centers in the USA. However, the city occupies the second place in the United States in terms of the number … Open
The festival of Greek culture is also notable among annual holidays; it is always accompanied by an abundance of interesting entertainment options. Festival guests can visit most interesting art exhibitions and concerts, get acquainted with features of Greek cuisine and stroll through the colorful fairs, where a decent selection of national souvenirs and refreshments can be found.
Another large-scale event is the Art Car Parade; hundreds of thousands of visitors come to watch this scenic cortage. During the day, hundreds of unique vintage cars pass through the streets; many vehicles have very striking and unusual tuning. After the official part of the parade, it's time to for educational events and taking pictures with rare cars you like. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The large-scale modern city has a truly huge selection of different dining places. It is safe to say that you could choose a place for every taste and budget among local restaurants, cafes … Open
Every two years, Houston hosts one of the most famous festivals in the world of art, Bayou City. This art festival is considered one of the best in the world; its visitors would have an opportunity to appreciate the modern street culture and communicate with experts in various fields of contemporary art. The main sporting event of the city - an annual marathon – is held in January. The major sporting event is attended by about 20,000 people. It is worth noting that among the regular participants of the marathon there are many professional athletes and celebrities.
Morning View from Hotel Derek - Houston The cultural calendar of Houston also has quite unusual holidays. In late June, the night gay pride parade is held; it is one of the most exciting and colorful festivals that are of interest for foreign visitors. This is only a small part of the fun activities that can be seen in Houston.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Houston
♥   Former Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Principal Church of Our Lady of Walsingham, Houston, 12.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, Galveston, 75.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Houston

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Houston. Learn the best periods to visit Houston to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Houston.
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