About Houston

Alive with energy and rich in diversity, Houston is a dynamic mix of imagination, talent and first-class attractions that makes it a world-class city. Home to a vibrant economy, beautiful surroundings and a population full of optimism and spirit, it's no wonder that Houston is a popular international destination. 

In this section we provide you with options that will give you a good idea of what Houston is all about. You can also view our Calendar of Events to see more than 400 events in the Houston area throughout the next 12 months. 

And be sure to visit the Exploring Houston page for quick links to many more featured places to go and things to do which celebrate the uniqueness of our City.

You can enjoy Houston's outstanding performing and visual arts venues. Try one of the countless restaurants available, offering cuisine in everything from Tex Mex and South American to Middle Eastern and Vietnamese. For sports fans we have local teams representing all major sports. Do some shopping; Houston offers something to fit every budget - from the exclusive shops in Houston's Uptown area to the outlet malls just outside the City.

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