Every September the Brazilian Arts Foundation organizes and hosts the Houston Brazilian Festival in Downtown Houston. The event coincides with the celebration of Brazil�s Independence Day. With live music, performances, food and more, this event draws more than 2,000 attendees each year, bringing visitors from around the world. All shows are family-friendly, and kids can stay busy with educational booths, games and interactive demonstrations. The Houston Brazilian Festival provides people of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to experience the richness and diversity of Brazil in a setting that highlights the richness and diversity of Houston. Sept. 4th, from 4-10pm. Jones Plaza, 601 Lousiana St.