Secret Houston wants to help you make the most of your free time and keep you informed! We’ll be putting out “Don’t miss” and “ICYMI” plans and news for you each week, so you’ll always catch an incredible event or story. Here are some of them that you may have missed over the last week.
1. An Extravagant New Mini-Golf Cocktail Bar Has Opened In HTX
With 23,000-square-foot to play with, Puttery will comprise four themed mini golf courses across two levels in addition to multiple bars.
Dubbed an “immersive experience unlike any other”, Puttery prides itself of its unique courses which are designed to be “a visceral, intricately detailed experience that transports guests to a wholly unexpected location.” The lavishly decorated courses seen in other Puttery locations range from rooftops to libraries and are unlike any other mini-golf courses we’ve seen in the South. A scoring technology also means digital scorecards will show up at each hole to ensure nobody needs carry around pencils and paper.
2. Galveston Beach’s Water Turns Caribbean Blue
Late last week, Galveston’s water ran crystal clear in a rare phenomenon.
One thing that Houston often catches flack for is its affiliation with the – shall we say – unkempt Galveston beach. Usually the water bears more of a resemblance to a muddy riverbed than an ocean. But at least for a brief moment, local beachgoers enjoyed the crystal blue waters usually reserved for the likes of vacation resorts.
3. Hear Your Favorite Beyonce Songs On Strings At This Breathtaking Candlelight Concert
Beyonce fans, get ready to experience Queen B’s hit songs in a whole different way! Candlelight is featuring a talented string quartet on Tuesday, November 29 in Houston and they will be playing your favorite anthems by the iconic pop artist, Beyonce.
4. H-E-B Announces New Cash Back And Debit Card Initiative
In Houston, and other parts of Texas, there is no local institution as beloved as H-E-B. As if there were any incentive lacking to shop at the native Texas supermarket, H-E-B just launched a brand new cash back program for shoppers.
5. A Spectacular Día De Los Muertos Parade And Festival Is Taking Place In Houston This Fall
Día de los Muertos, otherwise known as Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of passed loved ones. The thousands-of-years-old Aztec-originated tradition is celebrated throughout Latin America every year with feasts, costumes, and sugar skulls. Once again, Houston is holding a spectacular Día de los Muertos festival to honor the tradition!
6. Immersive Soccer-Themed Entertainment Venue Is Sliding Into Texas Next Year
A soccer-based social and dining entertainment experience, which is the first of its kind in the US, is landing in Dallas early 2023. TOCA Social will set the stage for a three-pronged attack of gourmet food, drinks and shooting footballs in the Design District. That’s a perfect hat-trick if I ever heard of one.
7. Eat, Sleep, And Slay At These Texas Chainsaw Massacre Locations
As we’ve stated before, Texas is full of amazing places to stay the night. But the most terrific place to stay might actually be in Bastrop, Texas. While the quaint town is mostly known nowadays for its Hill Country scenery, darling downtown streets, and natural parks, the town was also partially immortalized in the infamous horror film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre.