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1. Houston International Festival: A big two-weekend celebration in April, featuring food, music, and culture from around the world.  
2. Candlelight Tour: In December, the Heritage Society hosts a twilight tour of the restored Historical homes at Heritage Park.  
3. Earth day Festival: An outdoor concert at Elanor Tinsley Park sponsored by a local radio statio.  
4. Dragon Boat Festival: Usually in May, a celebration whose highlight is the racing of traditional Hong-Kong-style dragon boats through the...  
5. Houston Livestock Show: The 20-day-long world's largest livestock exhibition and rodeo event, held at Houston's Reliant Park in February/Ma...  
6. Hurrican Rita: September 2005 hurricane which led to the largest municipal evacuation in US history.  
7. Tropical Storm Allison: 2001 tropical storm that caused the worst flooding in the city’s history.  
8. Bayou City Art Fest: An arts festival held biannually in Houston in Memorial Park in the spring, and in Downtown Houston in the fall.  
9. Houston Pride Parade: One of the largest pride parades in the region, occurring every June it is a showcase of Houston’s pride culture wh...  
10. Houston Greek Fest: A three-day festival held annually on the first weekend in October and features Greek food, live Greek music and Gr...  
11. Art Car Parade: Yearly event in Houston featuring a display of all types of rolling art. The first and largest Art Car Parade in th...  
12. Super Bowl XXXVIII: Held at Reliant Stadium, Super Bowl XXXVIII saw the Carolina Panthers face the New England Patroits.  
13. Hurricane Alicia: 1983 storm that directly hit Houston and was the first hurricane to cause damages of over a billion dollars in Texa...  
 
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