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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Wooster's Garden Turns Four

We're sure Wooster's Garden's Steven Salazar and Jessica Johnson are ready to celebrate.
We're sure Wooster's Garden's Steven Salazar and Jessica Johnson are ready to celebrate.
Photo by Monica Fuentes

Here’s a look at this weekend's best culinary happenings:

Tomball German Heritage Festival in Old Town Tomball


Friday, 6 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
201 South Elm



All weekend long, the annual Tomball German Heritage Festival will take place in Old Town Tomball near the Historical Train Depot Plaza. The free, family-friendly festival features 200-plus street vendors, ethnic and festival fare, live music, beer and wine, arts and crafts, street performers, antiques, a heritage center, and petting zoo.

Houston Crawfish Festival at Discovery Green


Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
1500 McKinney



This family-friendly crawfish fest will feature mudbugs from Bayou Brew Krewe and 242 Pub and Grill, zydeco music, food trucks, bounce houses, face painting, games, beer, wine, Prosecco and vendors. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. 

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Brazilian Food & Music Festival at Constellation Field


Saturday, noon to 11 p.m.
1 Stadium



Head to Sugar Land’s Constellation Field for the family-friendly 2019 Brazilian Food & Music Festival, bringing tasty eats from all over Brazil alongside a lineup of vibrant musicians. Tickets start at $14.86, with group and VIP passes available.

H-Town Chili Throwdown at Onion Creek


Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.
3106 White Oak



After getting postponed due to rain, Onion Creek is ready to host its tenth annual H-TOWN Chili Throwdown, beginning with cooking at noon and tasting from 2 to 4 p.m. The Creeks, local restaurants, distilleries and breweries will be competing to see who makes the best chili around alongside live music and a day of fun. Tasting tickets are available for $10 or $25 with a t-shirt.

4th Anniversary Party at Wooster’s Garden


Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m.
3315 Milam



The Midtown craft beer and cocktail garden is turning four, and to celebrate, it’s throwing a birthday party with magical vacation vibes. Guests can expect live music from Wonky Power Records, Hawaiian baby back rib plates, tropical cocktails from Plantation Pineapple and a lineup local food and art vendors.  

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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer who is always looking to share Houston's coolest and tastiest happenings with the Houston Press readers.

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