Take Advantage of Summer in Houston Before It’s Over!

There’s something special about summer. Many people take vacations, get to spend more time with family, and enjoy the sunshine. Take advantage of summer in Houston before it’s over! Check out some of these fun things to do in Houston this summer. 

Market Square Park    

Market Square Park is the original heart and soul of the community of Houston. Here, you can explore historic remnants or browse beautiful gardens. From live entertainment to great food, to fun events, Market Square Park is full of all kinds of activities. Stop by Market Square Park this summer! Participate in Blanket Bingo on August 17 or watch a movie under the stars on August 25. 

Houston Restaurant Weeks     

For all the foodies out there, Houston is a great place to be in the summertime! Starting August 1 and running through Labor Day, there are great deals on some of Houston’s most popular restaurants for Houston Restaurant Weeks. During restaurant weeks, participating restaurants serve multi-course prix fixe menus priced at $25 for brunch, $25 for lunch, or $39 or $55 for dinner.  Not only will this satisfy your hunger, but it is also for a good cause. Houston Restaurant Weeks is the largest yearly fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank, America’s largest food bank. Every $1 that is donated is 3 meals generated by the Houston Food Bank.

Home Run Dugout  

Where are all of our Astros fans at? Try out the Home Run Dugout this summer just outside of Houston. This TopGolf version of baseball includes a high-tech batting experience accompanied by a restaurant and bar. Sign up to take some swings at the batting bay or enjoy some time at the beer garden. Baseball, beer, good food, live music, and more events are going on this summer at the Home Run Dugout. 

It’s Still Crawfish Season   

Crawfish season is at its tail end as summer starts to wind down. If you’re a crawfish lover, enjoy some of the city’s best crawfish while you can! Act now or you’ll have to wait until the next season rolls around to get your fix. Some popular restaurants for crawfish in Houston include Crawfish Shack, Crazy Cajun, Hot and Buttered, and Boil House

Miller Outdoor Theatre   

Miller Outdoor Theatre has something for everyone! In the summertime, you can watch free professional performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Shakespeare, soul music, Indian performing arts, the Miller Summer Mixtape, and a family dance theater are all coming to Miller Outdoor Theatre this August! Bring your own food and drinks and get ready to enjoy a great show!

James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace 

The James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace is a sight to be seen, and summer time is a perfect time to take a visit! This pyramidal structure is built to host music performances and equipped with an LED light sequence that projects onto a unique ceiling during sunrise and sunset. This is free and open to the public. 

Something for the Kids   

There are all kinds of things to do for kids in Houston this summer. Learn about animals at the Houston Zoo, ride a train, play a giant game of tug-of-war, and mine for gems at Blessington Farms, or beat the heat with a waterpark: Typhoon Texas. There are all kinds of ways to keep the kids having fun this summer. 

Have you been enjoying your summer in Houston? Maybe it’s time to settle down and put down roots in this amazing city. Connect with Benchmark Houston Builders to work on your next commercial real estate project in the Houston area. Contact us today at info@benchmarkhouston.com or 713-921-2500 to take steps towards growing your business and life in Houston!