Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: It's Christmas...in July!

This Saturday, have your gingerbread in the form of beer.
This Saturday, have your gingerbread in the form of beer.

National Tequila Day
Friday, all day!

Viva Tequila! It’s National Tequila Day, y’all. Check out our roundup – which includes places like Añejo Tex-Mex, Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, and Pistolero’s – to see the best Tequila Day deals in town.

Bar Olympics @ Revelry on Richmond
Saturday, 1 p.m.
1613 Richmond

Relive those college glory days at the 2015 Bar Olympics. Teams of two can sign up to compete in a four round bracket-style tournament featuring ping pong, giant beer pong, giant Jenga, and corn hole. Winners will compete for prizes (there's a $100 gift card for 1st place), so be sure to bring your A game. Register now or sign your team up at the bar by noon on Saturday, July 25 .

Christmas in July @ Buffalo Bayou Brewery
Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
5301 Nolda 

Break out those ugly sweaters, it’s time for Christmas in July! Since it’s never too hot for Gingerbread Stout, Buffalo Bayou Brewery is hosting a spice-beer-fueled holiday party that’s not to be missed. Featured beers include Rum-Aged Bananas Foster, Chocolate Gingerbread Stout, and Plum Lenin. Your $25 ticket includes admission, limited edition glassware, and beer. These events always sell out, so buy your tickets now. 

"ESCAPE: Summer Party" @ Johnny's Gold Brick
Sunday, 2 p.m.
2518 Yale

The latest project from Treadsack and the sister bar of Down House and D&T Drive Inn is throwing the bash of the summer. Escape the summer heat with Deep Eddy Vodka, frozen daiquiris, kiddie pools, and smooth tunes from your favorite DJs, like DJ Christopher Zane (Chris Cusack, owner of Treadsack), and DJ Fandango Smoothsail (Brad Moore of Big Star Bar and Grand Prize Bar fame). Wear your best retro pool party attire to catch rays and cool off in the kiddie pools out front. The party kicks off at 2 p.m with a special appearance from the lovely Eddy Bettys from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Pi Pizza Truck serving up slices in the parking lot all day.

Cheeses from Around the World Class @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Sunday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
4501 Woodway

Discover cheeses from various regions of the world as you learn about different milk types, vegetarian cheese and cheeses for the lactose intolerant. Eight varieties will be offered and instructor, Chef J’on Strange, will show how to pair each with unusual items. And as with any good cheese class, wines will accompany the tastings. Registration is open for $60 for members and $75 for nonmembers.

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Johnny's Gold Brick
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Revelry on Richmond

1613 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77006



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