The Lyons Avenue Renaissance is a 25 – block endeavor driven by the Fifth Ward CRC and the 5th Ward Cultural Arts District. Dedicated to the collaborative fostering of holistic community development FWCRC provides support for real estate development, home ownership promotion and preservation, community and supportive services, and arts & culture programming. Fifth Ward CRC staff and community partners work collaboratively to build and preserve an inclusive 5th Ward Community by developing places and opportunities for people to LIVE, WORK and PLAY!


The festival celebrates the history, art, culture, and current revitalization of Houston's 5th Ward. The festival attracts thousands of residents and visitors every year and includes musical performances, a helicopter egg drop, face painting, among other family-friendly activities.

Saturday, April 09, 2022 * 12pm – 5pm
LOCATION: 3800-4000 Lyons Avenue, between Gregg and Benson  Street

Now in its ninth year, the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival  remains FREE to the community and continues to celebrate  the history, art, culture, and current revitalization of  Houston's 5th Ward. Using the allure of music, dance and  other art forms to engage the community, this annual  celebration showcases positive changes in the area and  new developments that are taking place. The Festival  features Houston’s only egg drop by helicopter!


Including the 

Fifth Ward JAM and the LAR Stage, featuring zydeco, blues, gospel, jazz, R&B, Soul and hip hop performances

Dance performances

Live artists & muralists,

and more!

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100+ Vendors and Food Trucks

Non-profit Service Providers

VIP Artist Lounge/Beer Garden

Custom Car Meet-up

Raffles and Giveaways!

Urban Helicopter Drop, 

and more


2022 Artist include: 

Kam Franklin, Lead Singer- The Suffers

CTS Band-Queen of Tejano & Latin Tribute

Trudy Lynn

Step Rideau

Blaze X Black

Houston's favorite Gospel artists, 

and more!

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