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. Houston’s Magically Macabre Cocktail Soirée Is Now Open In This Houston Area Mansion
Freely roam the mysterious Casa Vega, the haunted home of Francisco and Molly Vega. Experience a night of themed cocktails, macabre magic, tarot readings, strange roaming specters, bizarre characters, hidden secret games, giant Ouija boards and so much more!
2. Massive Series Of Murals To Create Sky-High Gallery Out Of Downtown, Houston
This October, the city will be transformed into an open-air gallery for BIG ART. BIGGER CHANGE. On October 15, the exhibition will see the display of a series of large-scale art pieces in Downtown, Houston in an effort to initiate conversation leading to social change.
2. Zoo Boo Returns To The Houston Zoo And It’s Better Than Ever
The Houston Zoo’s fantastic annual eerie event, Zoo Boo, has returned this October with a month full of spooky, but not too spooky, fall festivities for the whole family.
3. Texas Hotel Voted Best In The US; Third Best In World
The Driskill Hotel is Austin is an opulent Romanesque hotel that’s been in operation since 1886. The historical, reportedly haunted, hotel is a true Texas gem and continues to be one of the best overnight stays in the state. According to CN Traveller, the hotel is not only the best in the state, but the best in the country and third best hotel in the entire world.
4. This Over-The-Top Halloween Bar Is A Must Visit This Spooky Season
Immerse yourself in Halloween fun this October with a cocktail in hand. With all the fantastic and festive things to do this season, be sure to add the Wonder Bar to your list. Known for its rotating photo-op installations, the bar has transformed itself into an all-out fright fest.
5. One Of The ‘Top 5 Most Terrifying Haunted Houses In U.S.A.’ Is Now Open In Houston
What’s more Halloween than a haunted house? There’s haunted houses for children, what with styrofoam spiders, tombstone cutouts, and plastic vampire fangs, then there’s haunted houses for adults – with Carpenter-level horror, nightmarish creatures, and god knows what else.
6. There’s A Frighteningly Festive Horror Market Pop-Up Happening This Month
‘Tis the season of terror. When celebrating all that’s spooky in Houston, don’t miss this special Halloween Horror Market Pop-Up on October 29 at The Wildcatter Saloon.
From the odd minds behind Houston’s Horror Film Fest comes the Halloween Horror Market Pop-Up. Sponsored by Spirit Halloween, the macabre market is set to take place on October 29 from noon to 7 pm at The Wildcatter Saloon, 26913 Katy Fwy.
7. A Real-Life Polar Express-Themed Train Is Conducting In Texas This Holiday Season
It’s fall, which marks the earliest, socially acceptable, time to plan and discuss the events of the forthcoming holiday season. This November, you can go full steam ahead into the most wonderful time of the year in Palestine, Texas, on their real-life Polar Express train ride.
8. A Glowing New Art Installation Has Debuted At Discovery Green
This past Saturday, Discovery Green is debuted a new art installation on its grounds entitled Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0 by Mexican designers, Esrawe + Cadena.