Mar 21, 2024 - Things to Do

What to do this weekend, March 23-24: Canoes, kites, art festivals

Photo of people kayaking in the bayou and people watching, wearing rain coats.

The annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta in 2019. Photo: Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via Getty Images

Here's what's going on in the Bayou City this weekend.

🛍 Support local artists at the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown. There will be paintings, jewelry, sculptures and more.

  • Entry is $22. 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday.

🪁 Fly a kite at the International Art & Kite Festival at the Crown Festival Park in Sugar Land on Saturday.

  • 10am-3pm. Free.

🛶 Compete in a canoe and kayak race at Buffalo Bayou on Saturday.

  • Day-of registration for the regatta is $60. The race begins at 9am.

ğŸŽ¨ Buy Studio Ghibli-inspired art at the free Ghibli Fest Art Market at Karbach Brewing Co.

  • Free entrance. Starts at 11am Saturday and Sunday.

ğŸŽ· Enjoy live jazz at Emancipation Park for Jazzy Sundays in the Park, the last of this event at Emancipation before it moves to Buffalo Bayou Park in April.

  • 5pm-7pm. Free.
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