Houston has a lively performing-arts culture, and you can see great shows on any evening throughout the year. These include everything from community gigs to chamber and symphonic performances. The Alley Theater is a Tony Award-winning venue. Try the Wortham Center and Alley Theater for cutting-edge and experimental performances. In total, the Houston Theater District features nine major performing arts organisations across four different venues.
If you are travelling to Houston in April, make time for the iFest, a multicultural music and arts festival based around markets and international food. There’s also the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Reliant Park, during February and March.
Houston is home to three famous professional sports teams. During summer, you can catch the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball; in the autumn, enjoy American Football with the Houston Texans; and the Houston Rockets, of the NBA, play their games at the Toyota Center during the winter months.