Top 11 Houston-Area Fall Festivals

HFM Dewberry Farm

Photo Credit: HFM Kid Ambassadors @ Dewberry Farm.

Autumn is gorgeous in Texas. The weather finally cools down enough to allow people to tentatively venture outside, breathing in the fresh air, and enjoying everything the state has to offer from fairs to festivals. With so many things to do, it is difficult to choose among them all. You can make your decision based on your family’s hobbies and interests, or you might want to consider the ever-popular close your eyes and point method. Either way, you’re sure to have a great time and make plenty of lasting memories.

Here are the top 10 Houston-area fall festivals. Add a couple to your calendar this fall and have some good, old-fashioned family fun.

Dewberry Farms Fall Festival

FM 362 & Morrison Road
Brookshire, TX 77423

Opens Saturday, September 16- November 12th

House Vary by Day – Please verify on website


From September 16- November 12, Bring the whole family to Fall Festival at Dewberry Farm Fall and enjoy a day filled with Texas-sized fun, pumpkin patches, great food, and over 40 r & attractions!  At our Fall Festival, you can:

 Explore our pumpkin patch, paint pumpkins, follow a trail of glowing jack-o-lanterns inside “Pumpkin Hollar,” spin out on our new Jumping’ Jacks ride, meet our Barnyard Animals, and explore our 8-acre HOUSTON ASTROS-themed corn maze!

PLUS, experience our evening hours spooky event, BOOriffic Nights! When the sun sets at Dewberry Farm, get ready for the nighttime fun to begin! Fall Festival takes a spookier turn during the evening hours as light from hundreds of glowing jack-o-lanterns starts to burn, and our Corn Maze becomes CREEPY! Enjoy all of the daytime attractions, PLUS: Throw axes with Jason at Camp Crystal Lake, see life-sized lanterns of your favorite heroes of horror,  take photos in a replica set from Stranger Things, and more!

Dewberry Farm is located in Breckenridge, TX, a short 45-minute drive from downtown Houston. Tickets and information at: www.DewberryFarm.com

Houston Creole Festival at Emancipation Park

3018 Emancipation Ave, Houston 

Saturday, September 16

11am – 10pm


The ninth annual festival celebrating Houston’s Creole heritage returns to Emancipation Park in Third Ward with a family-friendly day of Zydeco and dancing, plus a local vendor market, kids zone and flavorful foods like cookies, barbecue, brisket, gumbo and more. Admission is $8 per person—children under the age of 12 are free.

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch at Blessington Farms

510 Chisholm Rd. , Simonton, TX 
Friday, September 23 and then every Saturday through November 19. Also open on Columbus Day.
10am to 5pm

Enjoy a golden autumn day with the family at Blessington Farms. You’ll get in touch with your inner farmer with hay rides, mazes, giant slides, barrel train rides, and close encounters of the animal kind. Spend time choosing the perfect pumpkin for your spookiest porch ever. When you’ve done it all pull out a picnic lunch and enjoy the country peace and quiet at one of the picnic tables. Whatever you do, don’t forget your camera. Admission is $10 per person—children under the age of 18m are free.

50th Annual Slavic Heritage Festival

Knights of Columbus Hall and Grounds
607 East Whitney Dr.,Houston
September 24
12pm to 6pm

Texas has deep roots when it comes to its Slavic heritage. Czech, Croatian, Polish, and Ukrainian settled the Hill Country early in the 1800s and brought their food, architecture, religion, and culture right along with them. You’ll enjoy a car show, ethnic dance and music, and mountains of drool-worthy traditional foods. The kids will have a great time getting their faces painted and enjoying the special activity tables. Tickets cost $5 and children under 5 get in free.

Houston Italian Festival

St. John The Baptist, Catholic Church, 110 E South St, Alvin
Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8

This year YOUR Columbus Italian Festival is giving you a mini-trip to Northern Italy, with…..
Imagine hoping on an imaginary vespa, whirling through the festival streets of Italian Village, thriling to a three day
VERONA experience. Which will have you and your guests marveling the specifics of, art, music, theater, literature and several foods of Verona. All while the festival presents the traditions of two of the most famous people in literature history…Juliete (Giulietta) and her beloved Romeo.

Texas Renaissance Festival

21778 FM 1774 Todd Mission
Weekends from October 7 through November 26
9am to 8pm

Less than forty-five minutes north of Houston lies a magical kingdom that will transport you back through the centuries. Each weekend holds its own special surprises, from a Medieval Oktoberfest with endless tankards of beer to a Celtic Christmas complete with spicy mead and Father Christmas. Enjoy falconry demonstrations, jousting, and other era appropriate entertainment. There are activities for the whole family all season long. Tickets are $26.00 for adults, $13.00 for children, or get a family four pack for $44.00. Children under 4 are free.

Bayou City Art Festival – Downtown

SAM HOUSTON PARK, 1000 Bagby Houston, TX.

October 14-15

10am – 6pm


Morethan 220 national and international artists will come together with 20,000 art-loving patrons for a dynamic weekend full of art, food, music, and entertainment. The BayouCity Art Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious juried Fine Art Festivals in the nation and is produced by Art Colony Association, Inc. General Admission $20, kids 12 and under are free.

George Ranch Frontier Days

10215 FM 762 Richmond
October 21

The Fort Bend History Association is proud to present the George Ranch Frontier Days festival, held at the George Ranch Historical Park. Bring the whole family to discover more than 150 years of Texas history! Enjoy hands-on activities, battle re-enactments, live entertainment, first-person costumed interpreters, historic home tours, games, cowboys, vintage vehicles, food, craft vendors and more. George Ranch Frontier Days is our biggest living history event of the year — you don’t want to miss it!

Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 5 to 15, and children 3 and under are free.

18th Annual Children’s Festival

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr.  
Saturday, November 11: 10am to 5pm
Sunday, November 12: noon until 5pm


Join us for an epic two-day dinosaur adventure featuring Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live on the Main Stage plus hands-on activities, toddler fun, art projects, active adventures and SO much more! Tickets are $10.Parking is free unless you want preferred parking at a cost of $10.

Korean Festival

Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney, Houston
October 7, 11am to 9pm

Korean Festival showcases the best of Korean food, music, performing arts, and culture. Featuring vendors and performers from all over the world. This festival reaches a broad array of Houstonians, including foodies, KPop fans, families, and regular Houstonians hoping to experience Korean culture in the heart of Houston. Free event.

Texas Championship Native American Pow Wow

Traders Village, 7979 North Eldridge Road, Houston
November 11-12
10am until sundown

Two days of Native American culture, including tribal dance contests, arts and crafts, ceremonies, and music make up the 24th annual Texas Championship Pow Wow. Dozens of tribes from all over the United States will be represented, each in the full traditional dress of feathers, buckskin, and beadwork, competing in eighteen categories. Artists and craftsmen will have a variety of items for sale, and authentic Native American foods will be available all weekend. Admission is free but parking costs $3.


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