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Events to attend to celebrate Memorial Day in Houston

Amy Cheribelle


This Memorial Day, Houston holds a variety of events to celebrate and honor the military personnel who died while serving the country. Just as we welcome the start of summer, Memorial Day in Houston will be a combination of good barbeque, market days, and outdoor festivals in every corner of the city. Here are some of the highlighted events you can attend:

1. Memorial Day Tribute by Classical Musicians


Give salutes to those who served the country by attending a Patriotic music performance by the Monarch Chamber Players, an ensemble of top classical musicians in town. This event will be held on May 28 at Sugar Land Town Square.

Location: 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479

2. The Parkway Market Days


Organized by Regent Square, the art market will be held Sunday, May 30, 2021. The location will be just across Buffalo Bayou Park and The Villas at River Oaks, at the corner of Allen Parkway and Dunlavy. Visitors can see the Americana-themed market with a line of local vendors, flag-painting activity, music, and good food.

Location: 3422 Allen Pkwy, Houston, TX 77019, United States

3. Festival at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

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Visitors will be welcomed for museum tours, barbecues, and photo sessions with troopers when celebrating Memorial Day at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. This festival will be held all day on Monday, May 31, 2021.

Location: 3816 Caroline St, Houston, Texas, 77004

4. Memorial Day Monday Celebration at Lincoln Bar

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On Monday, May 31, 2021, Lincoln Bar is inviting the community to commemorate the historical day by having good drinks, nice tacos, DJs, and a photo booth.

Location: 5110 Washington Ave, Houston, Texas, 77007

5. Homegrown Music & Art Festival 2021

United Music Alliance

This weekend, starting from May 29 to May 31, the people of Houston can enjoy music performances by some of the best musicians in town. Some of the lineups are The Weeds, Post Profit, Planet Gears, Jypsy Rose, and Upside Down Cadillac. The event will be at 6848 Almeda-Genoa Road, and you can also camp at the site.

Location: 6848 Almeda-Genoa Road, Houston, TX 77075

At all events, visitors are required to practice social distancing and wear appropriate masks. Happy Memorial Day!

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