Beloved Houston arts festival heads downtown for triumphant in-person fall bash

HOUSTON, Texas -- After pivoting last year (like so many events) to a virtual affair, one of Houston's most beloved art events is returning to an in-person celebration this fall.

The Bayou City Arts Festival will be held along Allen Parkway and Sam Houston Park on October 9-10, 2021, 10 am- 6 pm, producer and organizer The Art Colony Association, Inc. announced.

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The event went virtual last year due to the global pandemic. As CultureMap reported, it received a financial boost last April from an anonymous donor, who gifted the fest $450,000 in memory of her artist mother.

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