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7 Ways to Celebrate 713 Day in Houston

It's Not Hou It's Me

July 13 is no ordinary Saturday this year. The day is 713 Day — Houston’s official unofficial holiday to celebrate itself. Seeing as were Houston’s official unofficial ambassadors, we’re taking this opportunity to guide you through this special day.

Check out one of these 713 Day events

Saint Arnold

Hopefully, the whole town will pick up on the festivities soon! But for now, here are some 713 Day events to keep track of!

  • Saint Arnold Pub Crawl & Concert in Market Square Park. Hit up local bars beginning at 2 pm and catch a concert in the park — we’ll overlook the fact that they booked an Austin band for the free show. Let’s crawl.
  • 713 Day at House of Blues with Jack Freeman & DJ Good Grief. A portion of the proceeds from this show will benefit Multiple Sclerosis Society. Rock out.
  • (713) Art Show & Market at Saint Arnold Brewing Company. Shop art and local goods with a beer in hand and the downtown skyline as your back drop — nothing more Houston than that. Cheers.

Take a pic with a Houston sign

Pandr Design Brookfield Murals Downtown Houston

Post that H-town repping gram from one of our MANY Houston murals. See below for some of our faves — and let us know yours in the comments!

  • Pandr murals in downtown — a couple to choose from! (The Shops at Houston Center on McKinney between Caroline and San Jacinto)
  • Houston Is Inspired in Market Square Park (313 Travis St)
  • Greetings From Houston in the Heights (3602 White Oak Dr.)
  • Houston Graffiti Building (1503 Chartres St)

Support the Astros from a Houston bar

houston astros minute maid park

Unfortunately, the Astros are away this weekend — at the Rangers no less! They need your support from here at home. We rounded up our favorite places to watch an Astros game — check out our list!

Click here to read our blog post on best spots to watch the Astros!

Visit a brewery that makes Houston more like Brewston

Just chilling at one of your favorite breweries around town constitutes a solid Houston day. Whether you opt for an OG like Saint Arnold’s Brewing or a new keg on the block like True Anomaly, supporting a local brewery is a great way to spend 713 Day!

Click here to read our guide to Houston breweries!

Support a Houston-worthy cause

how to volunteer for hurricane harvey in houston

When Hurricane Harvey decimated the city, Houstonians turned up in droves. Organizations had to turn volunteers away. Here are some ideas of where you and some friends can channel that volunteer energy even in non-crisis mode. Note: There are loads of ways to volunteer, but here are some ones that I’ve personally done and make for good and easy one-day commitments.

Shop local

manready merc houston boutiques

Nothing more Houston of you than to shop in Houston-based stores! Here are some of our faves:

Click here to read our guide to shopping local!

Enjoy a Houston park

July is actually National Park and Recreation Month! So combining that with Houston day, you have no excuse not to get out and get moving! Don’t know where to start? Here are some ideas.

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