This weekend is filled with a few major festivals in the Pearland area.  Here’s our quick pick of top 3 things to do in the Pearland area:

1.  The 41st Annual Frontier Days Celebration kicks off in Downtown Alvin on Thursday, April 23 at 5 p.m. when the carnival opens.  The weekend long celebration continues through Saturday, April 25 with live music, a carnival, art & craft booths, food booths, a car show, and more!
Downtown Alvin, 216 W. Sealy, Alvin 77511
alvinrotary.org

Sylvan Beach Carnival2.  The 59th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival begins 5 p.m. on Friday, April 24 at the historic Sylvan Beach Park on Galveston Bay.  Continuing through Saturday, April 25, the festival features live entertainment, food, a carnival, a cook-off, and more.  La Porte’s Jake Worthington of “The Voice” fame will be on stage at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Sylvan Beach Park, 400 Bay Shore Dr, La Porte, TX 77571
laportechamber.org

3.  Killen’s BBQ of Pearland returns along with 20+ of Houston’s best barbecue joints at the 3rd Annual Houston Barbecue Festival on Sunday, April 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. at NRG Park.  The ticketed event celebrates and recognizes Houston barbecue and more importantly recognizes the talent of the pitmasters who make Houston barbecue so great.
NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, Houston 770054
showclix.com/event/HOUBBQ

And don’t miss The Pearland Old Townsite Farmers Market on Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to noon.  It’s a great way to start a Saturday morning and the perfect place to find locally, grown vegetables and fresh ingredients for healthy eating plus a selection of plants, unique gifts, and local favorites including Pearland Coffee Roasters.
Zychlinski Park, 2243 Grand Blvd., 77581
pearlandoldtownsitefarmersmarket.com

For a list of additional events in the Pearland area, go to visitpearland.com/what-to-do-in-pearland/events-in-pearland/