Houston Holi 2023 Travel Guide

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The Houston Holi Celebration of Colors is going to color your world! Holi is India’s largest spring celebration of the divine triumph of good over evil. This is a free spirited play between family, friends and community with colored powder and a welcome to the brightness and happiness of spring.

Houston Holi Festival of Colors – Holi on the Ranch is being celebrated on Saturday, March 2, 2024, from 11 am to 5 pm. It is being held at the BH Ranch in Southwest Houston. In case of rain, it will be moved to March 3. This is the largest celebration of Holi in the United States.

Have fun in the sun at this outdoor festival. Some of the activities that you’ll enjoy include

  • Live Bollywood Concert
  • Foam Party
  • Indian Folk Dance Performance
  • Free Carnival Rides
  • Photo Booths
  • Hundreds of Sponsored Giveaways
  • Bollywood Dance Performances
  • Kids Rides
  • All Day Color Play
  • Pony Rides
  • Holi Pragitya (Bonfire Lighting Display)
  • Dancing
  • Parade of Rickshaws
  • Music
  • Pichkaris (water guns)
  • Street Food Vendors
  • Camel Rides
  • Color Rave
  • DJs
  • Yoga
  • Petting Zoo
  • Horse Rides
  • Free Face Painting & Balloons
  • Free Water & Cookies

If you’d like to dress for the Holi Festival, click here and here to see a selection of shirts, T-shirts and accessories.

If you’d like a culinary celebration of Holi, you should try one of Houston’s excellent Indian restaurants. The following Indian restaurants were named as the 10 best Indian restaurants in Houston by the users TripAdvisor.

  1. Aga’s Restaurant & Catering
  2. Kiran’s
  3. Pondicheri
  4. Maharaja Bhog
  5. Cuisine of India
  6. India’s Restaurant – A Taste of Paradise
  7. Khyber Grill
  8. Nirvana Indian Restaurant
  9. Cowboys & Indians Indian – Tex Fusion & Cocktails
  10. London Sizzler Tandoori Bar & Grill

Houston Hotels

If you’d like to visit Houston and go to the Holi Festival of Color, you should consider the following hotels. They are near the festival and all are offering discounts that can save you money on your stay.

  • The Moran City Center: 16% Discount
  • Wingate Houston near NRG Park – Medical Center: 15% Discount
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Houston Galleria: 15% Discount
  • Comfort Suites near Westchase on Beltway 8 Area: 15% Discount
  • Quality Suites Houston Hobby Airport: 15% Discount
  • Express Inn & Suites: 10% Discount
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Southwest Fwy at Westpark: 10% Discount
  • Grand Villa Inn Galleria: 7% Discount
  • Crystal Inn Jacinto City: 5% Discount
  • Bluestar Inn: 5% Discount