Dance through Downtown and discover the zone where the entertainment and activities never stop. In the Children’s Creative Zone, you can join the fun or relax under Houston’s skyline after walking and shopping. In addition to the variety of crafting activities that our nonprofit partners will be offering, you can also find a lot of liveliness in the heart of the festival.

Get the scoop and plan your weekend now! 

Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Caricature Artist Bonnie Blue will draw your face on a rock that makes for a sweet souvenir

• Rhyme out with Outspoken Bean & Nyne the Poet and compose 5 minute poems

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Houston Artist Extraordinaire Jennifer Lang delights the young and young at heart with giant bubbles

Halloween Costume Contest


Get in the spirit and wear your Halloween costume to Bayou City Art Festival Downtown. Adults and children – be ready to impress us with your festive apparel for the contest on Sunday, October 14, at 2 p.m. Prizes for best and most creative costumes will be awarded.

Find Cool Activities and Free Swag 

Our sponsors are setting up interactive activities, so don’t forget to stop by and support them.

Park yourself at the Acura car display and get a look inside the hottest ride on the road. Check out Acura’s state-of-the-art features and top of the line luxury.

Discover the secrets of the tropics with Just Made Juice tasty samples.

Grab Your Tickets and Meet us at

Bayou City Art Festival Downtown!

Join us as we celebrate 47 years of fine art and giving back to local nonprofits at Bayou City Art Festival Downtown on Saturday and Sunday, October 13-14, 2018. The weekend outdoor gallery will transform the streets of Downtown Houston into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture while spotlighting 300 artists from around the world. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will feature live music in front of City Hall and throughout the festival along with entertainment, beverage stations, food trucks and much more for families and patrons to enjoy.

Buy Tickets Here

Pin It on Pinterest