You have three days off from work, but how will you be spending them? Here are our picks for fun outdoor events, bars that are guaranteed good times and more so you can have a chill Memorial Day weekend in Houston. That includes beer, ice cream, baseball and more beer.
Kids and adults alike flock to this popular ice cream shop. The thick shakes are a meal unto themselves.
There are games all Memorial Day weekend, so you can take in a baseball game and have a hot dog and beer like a true American.
The diverse beer selection will keep you exploring. It's good for groups, with plenty of outdoor seating, and decent grub, too.
This contemporary arts museum boasts some of the best installations. Opening night parties are not to be missed, especially the opening of its upcoming street art show on May 25.
The big draw of this casual spot is the adjoining patio pool, though it's good for a drink or a bite to eat outside of the water.
This bar is just fun - there's giant Jenga, cornhole, a good vibe and a food truck parked out front every night.
Parking can be a bit of a pain, but you once you find a spot you can spend hours on the patio of this laid-back neighborhood bar.
The lines are kind of crazy but well worth the wait. The hot dogs are phenomenal.
Get to the lawn early for this outdoor venue's free summer concerts - fans start showing up two hours before to get a spot. Memorial Day weekend features a motown revue.
Back some snacks, bring some games, hunker down at a picnic table and make an early afternoon of it at this popular Houston brewery.
For great waterfront views, head straight to the Ferris wheel at this big Galveston attraction.
This open-air craft bar puts Garden Oaks on the map with its beer and cocktail menu and full kitchen.
Get your bocce or croquet on at this bar, which is like an amusement park for adults. The outdoor patio is pretty fantastic, too.
There's plenty of seating - indoor and out - at this cool new tapas restaurant. Try the mushroom croquettes.
This new bar devotes more room outside than in with its spacious outdoor patio, where there's always a food truck and a stage for live music.