Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Our Brewfest Is Going Down
You can expect plenty of excellent eats and even more excellent suds at our annual Brewfest.
Photo by Carla Soriano
Houston Greekfest @ St Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church
Friday – Sunday
In its 20th year, St. Basil's annual Greekfest is back and better than ever. Immerse yourself in Greek culture as you enjoy traditional Greek eats – including dolmades, gyros, spanikopita and baklava – alongside live music and dancing, family-friendly activities, and an outdoor marketplace. And don’t miss the Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Contest – held on Sunday at 2 p.m – where the top competitive eaters in the world will eat their way to the $5,000 prize and world record. Admission to the festival is free on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and $3 for adults each day after that. Children 10 & under are free.
One Year Anniversary Party @ Common Bond
Saturday, 11 a.m.
Join Common Bond in celebrating its 1st birthday – and an über successful first year – with a rain or shine parking lot party, featuring all-you-can-eat crawfish, bbq brisket, pulled pork sliders, plenty of fried stuff, and 8th Wonder brews. The revelry starts at 11 a.m. and runs until they sell out.
Karbach Pub Crawl Charity Pub Crawl @ Onion Creek
Saturday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
3106 White Oak
Hit this semi-annual pub crawl to enjoy awesome Karbach brews while raising money for a great foundation. The crawl benefits the Robert Garner Firefighter Foundation, a local charity created to help future firefighters attend local fire academies and continue education and mentorship for those currently serving. Start at Onion Creek, then crawl your way through Heights bars – including Christian’s Tailgate, Public House, and more – before finishing back at Onion Creek for the after party. Tickets are $25 for general admission and include five drink vouchers and a custom firefighter pint glass. VIP tickets and entry-only tickets are also available for purchase.
This massive beer sampling even takes place indoors and outdoors, so it will be awesome rain or shine!
Photo by Carla Soriano
Houston Press Brewfest @ Silver Street Station
Saturday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Time to get your brew on! Our Houston Press Brewfest, in collaboration with Lucky’s Pub, is finally here. Hit the huge beer-sampling festival for a taste of stellar craft beers and awesome eats from local food trucks as you listen to live music. Eight (3-ounce) beer samples are included in the ticket price ($35 in advance, $45 day of). All Guests must be 21+, with a Valid I.D.
BuffBrew Invitational @ Buffalo Bayou Brewery
Sunday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Throw on your wackiest golf attire and show off your putting skills at a nine-hole mini golf course set up at the brewery, all while enjoying some pretty excellent Buffbrew beer in a limited edition glass. Sticky’s Chicken will be on site with eats for purchase and there will be a free photo booth and prizes for the best outfits. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $45 for VIP, which includes early entry, a golf simulator, customized golf ball, and an exclusive Mud Turtle cask not available to general admission.
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