From train rides to concerts to adventure racing, Memorial Day fun is never far away in southeast Texas.
New to Houston this year is an event motorcycle enthusiasts are sure to enjoy.
1. Houston’s 1st Annual South Texas Biker Jam & Expo
What: Demo Rides, Stunt Riders, Leather Fashion Show, Tattoo Competitions and more
Where: Reliant Arena at 8400 Kirby Dr in Houston, TX
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 28th and 29th. Doors open at 10:00.
Cost: Varies, tickets available on ticketmaster.com. Free to kids 12 and under with paid adult.
For more info, visit: www.reliantpark.com
Looking for a way to celebrate the true spirit of Memorial Day? The Texas State Railroad has a full weekend line-up of enjoyable events in remembrance of those who have served.
2. Texas State Railroad Memorial Day Celebration
What: Train Rides, WWII Battle Re-enactment, 1940s USO Show Dinner & Dance and more
Where: Palestine train depot
When: Friday thru Sunday, May 27th – 29th
Cost: varies, see website for details
For more info, visit: www.texasstaterr.com
Foodies will surely enjoy spicing things up at Fredericksburg annual tasty festival.
3. Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival
What: Food, Shopping, Children’s Area, Washer Pitching and more
Where: Fredericksburg’s Downtown Marktplatz
When: Friday thru Sunday, May 27th – May 29th,
Cost: $6 for adults, $1 for kids 12 and under. Two and three day passes available.
($10 starting Saturday at 7:00 p.m.)
For more info, visit: www.tex-fest.com
The folks over in the Woodlands know that you just can’t beat ‘family-friendly’ and ‘free’ for Memorial Day fun.
4. Memorial Day in the Woodlands
What: Live Music, Fireworks, Balloonists, Face Painting and more
Where: Woodlands’ Waterway Square
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 28th and 29th.
Concerts from 6-9 p.m. each night, and fireworks begin at 8:55 each night
Entertainment line-up: Saturday- August 83 and Alter Ego night. Sunday- Buck Yeager Band and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
For more info, visit: www.thewoodlands.net
How about some good, ‘dirty’ fun this Memorial Day? Then get signed up for Houston’s ‘The Original Mud Run’ and make the most of May’s long weekend!
What: a 10k race with muddy boot camp style obstacles for adventure racers aged 12 & up
Where: 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway Houston, TX
When: Saturday, May 28th
Cost: $40-$75. Entry fee includes free t-shirt, timing chip and wristband
For more info, visit: www.theoriginalmudrun.com