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713 Day: Celebrating Houston's Original Area Code

Every year on July 13, Houstonians come together to celebrate 713 Day, an unofficial holiday named after the city's oldest area code. The day is a chance to show pride in Houston's culture, history, and diversity.

There are many different ways to celebrate 713 Day. Some people attend special events, such as concerts, festivals, and sporting events. Others simply enjoy the day by spending time with friends and family, eating at local restaurants, or exploring the city's many attractions.

No matter how you choose to celebrate, 713 Day is a great opportunity to show your love for Houston.

Here are a few ideas for how you can get involved:

Attend a 713 Day event. There are many different events happening throughout the city on 713 Day, so you're sure to find something that interests you. Here are a few examples:

  • 713 Day Block Party at Post Houston
  • 713 Day Bash at 8th Wonder Brewery
  • 713 Day at Clutch City Cluckers

Visit a local museum or cultural institution. Houston has a rich history and culture, so there are many great places to learn more about the city. Here are a few suggestions:

  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • The Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • The Houston Zoo

Shop at a local business. Support Houston's small businesses by shopping at a local store or restaurant on 713 Day.

Donate to a local charity. There are many great charities in Houston that could use your help. Find one that you're passionate about and make a donation.

No matter how you choose to celebrate, 713 Day is a great way to show your love for Houston. So get out there and enjoy the city!

  • References:
  • 713 Day: Everything you need to know about Houston's favorite unofficial holiday: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/trending/article/713-day-what-to-know-17284954.php
  • 15 Ways to Celebrate 713 Day in Houston: https://365thingsinhouston.com/2023/07/11/713-day-events-specials-in-houston-2023/
  • Houston's 713 Day: Celebrate at Post Houston, 8th Wonder and more: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/special_events/article/713-day-houston-events-18192794.php

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