Celebrating iFest 2022!
Houston is the most ethnically diverse region in the entire country. Each year this diversity is celebrated through the International Festival or iFest. KPRC 2 is a proud sponsor of this event. Friday at 3:00 p.m. on Houston Life, we’ll give you a sneak peek at the food, music, dance and customs you and your family can experience this weekend for free at iFest 2022 at Discovery Green in Downtown Houston.
Here’s your chance to win tickets to Dogepalooza 2021 in Sugar Land!
Legendary singer Dionne Warwick is coming to Sugar Land for the first-ever Dogepalooza Festival. The festival, which also features musicians Damon Elliott and Chloe Flower, will bring together fans of Dogecoin, a non-fungible token (NFT) type of cryptocurrency. The coin and the festival are named after the “Do Only Good Everyday” movement and the dog featured in popular memes.
How to celebrate Holi in Houston
HOUSTON – Holi, the Hindu festival of color has gained popularity in Houston where thousands gather every year to mark the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil. The celebration will happen differently this year, and Sandhya Thakkar, the owner of Masala Radio 98.7 FM and main organizer for the event, shared details of what you can expect this Sunday. Houston Holi 2021 (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.) All guests will get a chance to win $1000 in raffle prizes. To see all details, check out Thakkar’s interview in the video below.
Spice up your weekend with the fifth annual Hops and Hot Sauce Festival
HOUSTON – Spindle Tap Brewery will serve as host for this years festival and will be serving up hop-filled brews to go along with hot sauce-laden eats. There will also be mouthwatering samples from vendors and food trucks with one major thing in common, the hot sauce of course. The festival is scheduled to take place Saturday, Jan. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m in honor of National Hot Sauce Day,The festival will also cater to the kids as there will be live music, a kids’ play area, and bringing it back to the adults, a pepper eating contest. To get tickets, click here and you can learn more about the festival and how to make sure you don’t miss all the spicy fun this year.
AstroWorld Festival 2020 has been postponed, but Travis Scott says event will make a return in 2021
HOUSTON – With almost every event getting cancelled this year due to the pandemic, AstroWorld 2020 joins that list. However, Houston rapper Travis Scott, who brought his own AstroWorld festival to Houston’s NRG park since 2018 took to Twitter to announce the event will make a return in 2021. “See you next year at AstroWorld Fest 2021...can’t wait to turn the (expletive) up! Stay Safe!” the Twitter post read, captioned “THE PARTY NEVER ENDS.”This year’s event was supposed to take place Nov. 9, and the lineup has not been announced. Fans are encouraged to sign up for updates on the AstroWorld website.
MECA Houston celebrates Día de los Muertos with annual festival
HOUSTON – This weekend people are celebrating Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Each year the MECA Houston organization hosts a colorful festival featuring several vendors and entertainment. “They tend to forget where the families are coming from, where our roots are, and so that is my favorite reason for celebrating this festival with MECA Houston,” he said. Saturday’s unique festival featured several performers wearing colorful costumes with long feathers and different designs. “My rattle here has something that looks like a monkey and that’s because in the ancient calendar the day of my birth is one monkey,” Xochitezca said.
Houston’s East End Street Fest goes virtual
HOUSTON – Houston’s East End Street Fest happens on Saturday, October 17 with a virtual event. The three-hour virtual festival will include various Latino artists such as headliner Zenteno Spirit and their mix of jazz, Latin, funked-up fusion, and rock and roll honoring an East End legend, Norma Zenteno. The East End Street Fest is happy to welcome Zenteno Spirit and their mix of jazz, Latin, funked-up fusion, and rock and... Posted by East End Street Fest on Sunday, October 11, 2020Other artists include David de la Garza, a four-time Grammy award-winner, who in 1989 joined the internationally known Tejano band, La Mafia. 🕺The East End Street Fest is back with a mix of colorful dance performances by Ambassadors International Ballet... Posted by East End Street Fest on Friday, October 2, 2020Immediately following the virtual festival, the East End Houston Cultural District will debut a short documentary on the life, music, and legacy of Roberto and Norma Zenteno and their family. All you have to do is log on to www.eastendstreetfest.com and watch from the comfort of your home.