Make the Most of Autumn in Houston at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa!

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Seasonal fun is in full swing at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa! Choose this legendary hotel near the Galleria area and enjoy fall events in Houston all season long. Each event, many of which are exclusive perks for hotel guests and Club members, include indoor, outdoor, lively and intimate. Visit the website for membership information, or plan a relaxing staycation and enjoy the full lineup of resort-style amenities and exquisite hospitality for which The Houstonian is known and loved.

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Enjoy a performance by musician Guillermo Serpas during the Dia de los Muertos evening at TRIBUTE at The Houstonian. Photo courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Dia de los Muertos at TRIBUTE at The Houstonian (Open to the public!): This vibrant event is a chance to honor Hispanic heritage and celebrate the lives of those who came before us! It is Monday, November 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. and dishes are priced a la carte. Indulge in an exclusive menu designed by Executive Chef Neal Cox, which includes traditional festive foods and drink specials, too. Between bites, enjoy live entertainment by Spanish guitarist Guillermo Serpas, who is performing a fusion mix of Spanish guitar, Latin jazz and world music for an unforgettable auditory experience — dance if you’d like! For reservations, call (713) 685-6713. For more information, visit the event page.

Exclusive Events for Hotel Guests & Club Members

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Observe nature and sip drinks during the weekly Sip’n’Stroll at The Houstonian. Photo courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Discover a Surprising Variety of Houston Urban Wildlife at the Sunset Sip ‘n’ Stroll: The lush, natural beauty of The Houstonian’s 27 acres is a haven not just for people, but for animals and birds, too! Join other guests and wander the outdoor jogging trail with a refreshing wine or cocktail in hand. The 45-minute guided tour is led by staff nature expert Kaytlin Cowser. It provides a tangible way to get personal with the impeccably kept property gardens, and take in the sights and sounds of this oasis in the city. The tour is 7 p.m. on Saturday evenings, September through November. Reservations are required. Pre-order wine or cocktails through the concierge by noon the day of the stroll by calling (713) 685-6710, and pick up at the bar at 6:45 p.m. before meeting in the hotel lobby at 7 p.m. View the full drink list online.

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Get some Vitamin N (nature!) during two outdoor events on and around the grounds of The Houstonian. Photo courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Start Sundays With A Joyful Nature Hike: From September through November, join “Scout Kaytlin” for an invigorating adventure along Houston’s Buffalo Bayou in search of native flora and fauna. Children ages five and up are encouraged (accompanied by an adult), as the outing is active and educational. The cost is free, but reservations are required. Please call 713-685-6710 or send an email to make reservations or to pre-order cocktails. Meet in the hotel lobby at 9 a.m. every Sunday.

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Whether an intimate bite for two, or a playful family meal, picnics at The Houstonian are a memorable affair. Photo courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Pick A Perfect Picnic Basket: Savor the day with al fresco dining and a curated picnic basket of tasty treats to-go that are specially selected by The Houstonian chefs. First, select the basket that best suits your needs, and then decide where to indulge — be it in an intimate nook onsite, in the meadow, at nearby Memorial Park or another locale of your choosing. 

The Couples Basket serves two and includes a romantic spread for $60 plus tax and gratuity. It comes with Cheese & Charcuterie, Organic Green & Citrus Salad, Sandwich Board for Two with housemade chips and Dessert Bites. Bottled water comes standard, and sommelier-selected wines are available starting at $49. 

The Family Basket serves two adults and two children with a smorgasbord of classic noshes and nibbles and costs $80 plus tax and gratuity. Included is Fresh Fruit Salad, Vegetable Crudité with three dips and spreads, Sandwich Board for Four with housemade chips, a Mini Cookies & Brownies Assortment and bottled water. 

Full menus are available online. To order either basket, please contact the Hotel Concierge at (713) 685-6710 or send an email. Orders require 24-hours’ notice. The Houstonian requests return of the provided basket and blanket. Available year-round.

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The pastry shop prep space is available for private tours — and a cookie decorating session! Photo courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Make Magical Memories On A Pastry Shop Tour: What’s not to love about a bakery? This tour grants a glimpse into the sweet life of pastry chefs in a behind-the-scenes experience. Watch talented chefs create cakes, pies, cookies and candies, see the “chocolate room”, and then decorate your own cookies to take home. Reservations are required and can be made by emailing [email protected] or by calling (713) 685-6710. Tours take place year-round on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and start in the hotel lobby. Complete information is available online.

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Enjoy a complimentary group yoga session on Saturday mornings at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Photo courtesy of The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa.

Relax and Rejuvenate During Yoga on The Meadow: Begin Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with calming-yet-uplifting stretches and contemplation. Our certified Club yoga instructor leads a group session appropriate for all levels. Bring your own mat, but towels and water are provided. Yoga on the Meadow is available every weekend, weather permitting.

Prices and attendance requirements vary by event, so be sure to note the reservation policy prior to making plans. For more information, and the full list of current events available, visit the website. Guests are no longer required to wear masks or face coverings, and the venue is committed to a comprehensive health and sanitation program.

Whichever events you choose, make The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa your destination for a fun and flavorful fall.

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