Join us on November 9th (7pm - 11pm) and 10th (11am - 6pm) as we go on an exotic journey celebrating fashion and style from the Middle East and Asia.

$20 ($25 at the door) gets you in for both the preview party (Fri) and market (Sat).
$5 for Saturday market ($10 at the door).

We are kicking off our celebration of all things vintage with a screening of "Casablanca" on Tuesday 11/6 at the Rice Cinema (Rice Media Center).  Special guest of honor and introduction by Jason Raschen.

Attendance to the movie is free.  If you buy your ticket to Houston Vintage (or sign up to volunteer) and attend the movie, you could win a fabulous prize.  Must be present to win.


Make it a Vintage Weekender!!! A block of discounted rooms are reserved at the Doubletree byThe 1940 Air Terminal Museum. They provide a free shuttle to and from the event!  BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY.

Please visit again as we will be announcing entertainment and vendors soon.
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Ms. Houston Vintage
Love wearing vintage?  You could be the next Ms. Houston Vintage!  We have space for 10 contestants.  In addition to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, you could earn the title of the Tiger Flight Vintage Kitty!

This year's pageant is being sponsored by Kimono Zulu.

2018 Judges
Tiger Flight captains
Rodney Horn & Bloke Maurer
AMISHA DALWADI
Photo taken by Bryan Williams, Houston Press
Curious to find out more about our winners?  Click on the images or names of or 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016 winners listed below for more info about these beauties:  Al E. Cat -  Jessie Rox -  Alice Berry  -  Mimi Irvin ​​ - Ava C. Howard
*Coco Kailee's information coming soon.
2016 - MIMI IRVIN
2015 - ALICE BERRY
2013 - JESSIE ROX
2014 - COCO KAILEE
2012 - AL E. CAT
Photo by Roy Varga of Varga Photography
Photo by IS Photography
Photo by Angela Morales Photography

Tiger Flight Vintage Kitty
2017 - AURORA MOLLA'
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Vintage Vendors

Ms Houston Vintage Pageant

Volunteer

You can attend Houston Vintage for FREE!  Working one shift will give you a free entry to both the preview party and day market.

Shifts are 2-3 hours long depending on the day, time and job.  You can see what shifts are available and sign up HERE.
Could you be the next Ms. Houston Vintage?  We'd love to have you be one of our contestants.
 
Contestants are required to wear vintage and may be asked questions about their ensemble, favorite vintage era fashion-wise and more.

Spaces are limited.  Fill out the form HERE to apply.  Rules and additional information are provided on the form. 


 
 
 
 
 


 
Vendors of vintage, repurposed vintage, and vintage- themed or vintage inspired art are invited to participate.   Sign up to be a vintage vendor HERE.

We will be posting a link for food vendors soon.

Show off your Vintage Car

Sponsoring

Do you have a beautiful vintage car?  Houston Vintage is a great occasion where people who love vintage can admire the beautiful, eye-catching lines of your car.

You will have a reserved parking spot in the air terminal's parking lot and also receive one free admission ticket to the day market on Saturday 9/17.  The past and new Ms. Houston Vintage will pick their favorite car and award it the "Queen's Choice" trophy.

Fill out this online form if you are interested in entering your car and send us an email if you have questions or would like more details.
Please contact us if you would like to join as a sponsor this year.

Advertising

Ad space is available on the event wristbands.  Please contact us via email if interested.
Where / When
THE MAIN EVENT
 
11/9/2018 7pm - 11pm PREVIEW PARTY & FASHION SHOW
1940 Air Terminal Museum
8325 Travelair Street,
Houston, TX 77061
 
 
11/10/2018 11am - 6pm MARKET & FESTIVAL
1940 Air Terminal Museum & Hangar
8325 Travelair Street,
Houston, TX 77061
About Houston Vintage
2018 will be our 9th year!
Houston Vintage is an organization that brings together vintage vendors and enthusiasts from Houston and the surrounding areas.
 
It's an opportunity for all who love and live vintage to exchange ideas, find some amazing treasures, learn through demos and lectures (style, dance and culture), and celebrate all that is vintage throughout the eras.
 
Click here to see a few pictures from past festivals.
VINTAGE IS GREEN!
Reuse - Buying and wearing vintage clothes keeps them out of landfills...and in the past clothes were made to last so often the quality of the fabric and workmanship means the vintage piece you buy will last longer than many modern pieces made today.
Reduce - Adding vintage to your wardrobe means not buying as many new items.  You can express your own unique style!
Recycle - Does your favorite vintage dress have a stain or a tear?  You can use the fabric that is still pristine to make something else.
 
At Houston Vintage we definitely believe in being green!  When we've hosted events at venues that don't provide recycling receptacles, we've worked with wonderful organizations such as  Greeni Recycling  or personally taken the recyclables to city facilities.
  
  
GIVING BACK
Every year Houston Vintage donates part of the proceeds from the festival to a different local charity.  The cause we've chosen to support this year is Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services ( RAICES).
 






Past charities and causes:
2017 - The USO - to go along with our Veteran's Day inspired theme.
2016 - Red Cross Relief Fund for the Louisiana Victims 
2015 - Laura Firmin Levine of Replay and The Place Upstairs - last year we helped "one of our own" with a contribution towards her medical bills.  We love you Laura!
2014 -  Tahirih Justice Center  - protects immigrant women and girls fleeing violence.  Their innovative and comprehensive approach combines direct legal service,s client-based public advocacy and public education.
2013 -  Kids' Meals  - delivers nutritious meals to the doors of children in need, free of cost, every weekday year round.
2012 -  Cecelia Ingrid Johnson  - Houston Vintage's donation was applied towards a stem cell infusion for beautiful local artist Cecelia.
2011 -  11 1/2 Street Foundation  - supports scholarships for socio-economically disadvantaged calculus students from Davis and Reagan High Schools.
2010 -  Bo's Place  - bereavement center offering grief support services to children and adults who have experienced the death of a child or an adult in their immediate family.
 
 
IN THE MEDIA
Houston Press slideshow 2016:  Vintage Festival at the 1940 Air Terminal Museum

Houston Chronicle articles 2015:  Vintage market set at 1940 air museum
 
 
 
Pop Shop America blog article by Brittany Bly: Best Places to Shop for Vintage in Houston
 
Houstonia Magazine - articles from 2013
 
PICTURES AND VIDEO FROM 2016
Pictures of both the Preview Party and Festival by Bruna Dora are available HERE .
Video snippet from Friday night party by FourAlarm / VTC Video Services
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2018 Sponsors
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HoustonVintageTX[at]gmail.com

DAWN 713-459-9210 - pageant, fashion show, entertainment
 
DIANA 713-202-7488 - volunteers, blood drive, website
 
MARIA 832-651-8909 - merchandise vendors, vintage cars
 
MITCH 832-273-4798 - food vendors, sponsors