IT’s 2016 FALL OUTDOOR FESTIVAL TIME AGAIN IN HOUSTON !

UPDATED: November 8, 2016: With Houston’s LONG HOT SUMMER finally over, and temps getting back down into the more comfortable 80’s, it’s time to get on back outside and enjoy some fun at the various Texas gulf-coast region’s outdoor events and festivals.

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Moody Gardens Festival of Lights has become an annual Galveston Island holiday tradition for families and groups alike. Enjoy more than 1 million lights within 100 sound-enhanced animated light displays and nightly live entertainment. Recurring daily at  Moody Gardens Galveston, TX.

 

 

 

 

It’s time once again for the annual  Texas Renaissance Festival.  It’s running weekends NOW to Nov. 27, 2016. Recurring weekly on Saturday & Sunday on the spacious wooded grounds at  21778 FM 1774 in Todd Mission, TX.

 

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Sundays in the Park  at Downtown Houston’s Discovery Green each Sunday 2p-5p now to Nov.13th.

 

 

 

(HUE) Mural Festival – Oct.15 to Oct.22, 2016. Celebrating Houston’s  Arts Community. An above ground & underground 8-day HUE Mural Festival free & open to the public featuring artists from around the world.

 

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14th Annual Ziegenbock Music Festival is October 15th. Enjoy the beer, food, fun and LIVE music on the grounds at Sam Houston Race Park.  

 

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The Art Colony Association presents the 45th Anniversary Bayou City Art Festival on the streets of  Downtown Houston on Oct 8 -9, 2016.

 

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The 50th Annual Greek Festival on October 6 – 9, 2016. Enjoy music, dance,  food and fun at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 3511 Yoakum Boulevard.

 

 

 

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The biggest rock experience in Texas will feature performances from Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains and 35 other bands for the 1st-ever Houston Open Air held Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at NRG Park.

 

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Oktoberfest Houston is a beer festival with a GERMAN TWIST.  Enjoy a variety of German beer and the best polka music in Texas. SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 @ The Water Works – 105 SABINE St.

 

 

 

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7th Annual Galveston Island Shrimp Festival -September 23-24, 2016 at 23rd & Strand, Galveston Island.

 

 

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The 1st SHRP Food Truck Festival at Sam Houston Race Park. Enjoy  Houston’s Favorite Food Trucks all in one place with live music.

 

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It’s TRAVERS DAY at SARATOGA !

SEVEN BIG STAKES RACES FROM SARATOGA TODAY

TRAVERS.STAKES.AUG.27Another BIG RACE WEEKEND:  SEVEN major stakes races at Saratoga TODAY !! Aug.27th: NBC TV coverage 4:30-6 pm ET. Also watch entire live streams at NYRA RACE DAY LIVE and at  XBTV.com Live Saratoga / Del Mar Edition.

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RACE DAY LIVE | NYRA SARATOGA
XBTV Live – Saratoga/Del Mar Edition
EQUIBASE FULL RACE CARD

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QUICK FIND SHADE ~ SUMMER’s HERE! Happy Birthday #240 USA !

Happy Independence Day 2016 USA !  Enjoy your constitutional freedoms proudly, wisely and safely !  It’s going to be HOT in HOUSTON, so stay as cool as possible. 

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Find the perfect shade under a Missouri City, Texas Live Oak tree.

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USA vs. ARGENTINA at NRG Stadium Houston ~ June 21st !

It’s going to be typical ‘June in Houston’ type weather. So the roof will probably be closed. The name has changed but NRG Stadium [ formerly Reliant Stadium ]
is ready and waiting to host Copa America Centenario Semifinals match-up
on Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 8pm . And yes, the AstroDome is still there.

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It is the BIGGEST GAME ever, maybe, to come to Houston, Texas !
The US Men’s National Soccer Team takes on Lionel Messi and
Argentina in a semifinal match.

Houston’s winner goes on to the COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO FINAL game versus the winner of the June 22nd semifinal in Chicago between COLOMBIA & CHILE.  Final match is June 26, 2016 in East Rutherford, NJ.

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Beholder’s a 1/5 Favorite in Saturday’s Vanity Mile at Santa Anita

One of my favorite racing horses is the lovely and beastly lady Beholder. She is 1/5 favorite in Saturday’s Race 7 Vanity Mile at Santa Anita.

Watch the live-stream on XBTV Live. Santa Anita Edition Full-Card Coverage starts Sat, Jun 4 2016 3:30 PM CST.

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RACING CARDS & Racing Information for Santa Anita, Arcadia , CA

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Love Watching LIVE Horse Races from Santa Anita Park !!

For the lovers of everything horse racing, the live streaming presented by The Stronach Group’s new racing channel called XBTV.COM is a very special thing.

The next two Saturday’s May 28th and June 4th, XBTV will provide full-card racing from Santa Anita Park in beautiful Arcadia, CA.  “HERE” are the EquiBase Entries for Santa Anita Park for the 11 races on Saturday, May 28th.

santa.anita.xbtv.1Santa Anita Park is this years host to The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 !

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