Everywhere there’s music from punk, pop, 80’s and more all over town. Sip from more than 100 local and international beers, support local musicians The Suffers, compete in a game of Friday the 13th trivia, gear up for a full day of drag racing, and more.
Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15, 2018.
Things to Do All Weekend
· Houston Summer Spa-Tacular at Luxury Hotel Spas Around Houston | Daily – Indulge in a luxurious beauty treatment from one of seven spas partnering with Visit Houston during the Summer Spa-Tacular. You can treat yourself to a pedicure, massage, reflexology, facial, skin plumping or anti-aging treatment, each at a discounted price. $105 per service. Locations and times vary.
· All Shook Up at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE | Daily – Travel back to the 1950s in this lip-curling, hip-swiveling musical that follows a young, fun-loving man who finds himself stuck in an uptight town. You’ll hear classics like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Can’t Help Falling In Love” in this family-friendly performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre. 8:15pm nightly.
· The Catastrophic Theatre presents The Tamarie Cooper Show: Field Trip! at MATCH | Daily – Hop on board a metaphysical field trip with Tamarie Cooper, a local actress and playwright known for her hilarious musical theatre. In Field Trip, Cooper questions the meaning of life and unpacks personal baggage by way of song, gags, and hi-jinx. Tickets start at $10. Showtimes vary.
· Holmes and Watson at the Alley Theatre | Friday and Saturday – Crack codes and solve mysteries during this Sherlock Holmes adventure presented by the Alley Theatre. The performance follows Holmes’ trusty sidekick, Watson, as he seeks the true story of Holmes’ death three years prior. Tickets start at $26. 8pm.
· Evening Chill at Houston Zoo | Friday and Saturday – Scope out your favorite animals without melting from the summer heat when the Houston Zoo extends its hours for the Evening Chill. Zoo-goers can also enjoy live music and family-friendly activities after sundown. Tickets start at $11. 5pm to 8pm.
· Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes at NRG Stadium | Thursday to Sunday – Watch your favorite superheroes join forces for a thrilling show of aerialists, acrobats, motorcyclists and more in Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes at NRG Stadium. Showtimes vary.
· Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers at Minute Maid Park | Friday to Sunday – Get loud for the Astros when they take the field to play the Tigers in a home game at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $14. Times vary.
· Candle Making Pop-up at Rice Village | Saturday and Sunday – Enjoy a 2-Day Pop-up Candle Making Workshop with Love & Make in the Rice Village near Starbucks. BYOB and mix and match from over 20 fragrances to create your own unique soy wax candle. In addition to candle making, you can peruse and shop handmade merch from local makers while you wait for your candle to set. Tickets are $45.
Friday, July 13, 2018
· Listen Local: Music on the Plaza at The Brown Foundation Plaza | FREE – Enjoy live music and food trucks at the MFAH’s summer music series every Friday evening in their new outdoor space, The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza. 5pm.
· Evening Market at Great Heights Brewing Company | No Cover – Shop a collection of Houston’s craft pop-up vendors every Friday evening at Great Heights Brewing Company. 5pm.
· Paramore in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Jam out to a concert from rockers Paramore and Foster the People when they head to The Woodlands’ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on the After Laughter Summer Tour. Tickets start $35.50. 7pm.
· Haunted Voodoo Trivia at The Harp | No Cover – Test your luck this Friday the 13th when The Harp hosts a trivia night dedicated to all things spooky. Topics include classic horror films, famous ghost stories from New Orleans, notable Friday 13ths, and the supernatural. 7pm to 10pm.
· Opry on the Square at Sugar Land Town Square | FREE – Hear your favorite country music from past and present as Sugar Land Town Square hosts a country music-themed Opry on the Square. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
· Dia de la Frida at Karbach Brewing – Honor the life of Frida Kahlo with shopping from local vendors and artists, live music, eats, and craft beer at Karbach Brewing. You can taste agua fresca-inspired beers and receive a special-edition Frida glass with any biergarten purchase while supplies last. 5pm to 9pm.
· Friday the 13th Horror Art Show and Midnight Movie at Insomnia Gallery | FREE – Don’t be afraid to check out Insomnia Gallery’s Friday the 13th art show, featuring local artists paying homage to the horror genre through original works and fan art. In addition, Champion Video will project movies outside throughout the night. 8pm.
· Prince vs Michael Dance Party at Guava Lamp – Slip on your dancing shoes for the ultimate pop music showdown when the LGBTQ bar hosts a Prince vs Michael Jackson dance party. $10. 9pm.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
· Pilates and Pints at Eureka Heights Brew Co. – Fit in a Saturday morning workout, then reward yourself with a pint of craft beer as Eureka Heights Brew Co. and Happy Belly Studios team up for Pilates and Pints. Tickets start at $10. 11am to noon.
· Pinkalicious The Musical at Main Street Theater – Teach your kids the importance of being themselves at a live performance of Pinkalicious, a delightful musical based on the popular book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. Tickets start at $20. 11am.
· Va-Va-Veuve Brunch at Hotel ZaZa Memorial City –Drink champagne and win prizes at the newest brunch to hit Memorial City. Every Saturday and Sunday, Hotel Zaza Memorial City offers a locally sourced brunch menu and a raffle ticket for each purchased glass or bottle of Veuve Clicquot. 11am to 2pm.
· LS Nationals 2018 at Houston Raceway – Gear up for a high-horsepower drag race in the LS Nationals 2018 at Houston Raceway. Cheer on races for streetcars, true street, four-doors, small tire, and outlaw trucks. Tickets start at $15. 3pm to 11pm.
· 2018 H-Town on Tap—Beer Fest at Buffalo Bayou – Spend your Saturday sipping craft beer, listening to live music, and tasting food from local food trucks at the 2018 H-Town on Tap beer festival. Held at Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park, the fest will showcase more than 100 local and international beers. Tickets start at $7. 4pm.
· The Market at Sawyer Yards | No Cover – Shop a curated selection of specialty foods, folk art, and artisan crafts during this market hosted by The Washington Avenue Arts District. 6pm to 10pm.
· Summer Saturday Nights at The Blue Field Market | No Cover – Head to Blue Field Market every Saturday night this summer for a variety of fun activities. Shoppers can enjoy local vendors, live bands, drink specials, sunset yoga, sand volleyball, and both sports and movie screenings on the big screen. 6pm to 10pm.
· Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours – Watch 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from the Waugh Bridge at dusk while sitting comfortably on a boat during this tour offered by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership. $30. 7pm to 8:30pm
· The Mad Man of Maui in Concert in CityCentre | FREE – Say “Aloha” to a free concert from Houston singer and ukelele player Fred Lowery, aka The Mad Man of Maui, at City Centre. 7pm to 10pm.
· Bastille Day Houston at the Houston Polo Club – Celebrate Bastille Day with tasty French food and wine, live music, and a festive atmosphere provided by the French Consulate at the Houston Polo Club. Tickets start at $12. 7pm to 11pm.
· Houston Symphony: The Music of George Michael at Jones Hall – Sing along to songs like “Faith,” “Freedom,” and “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” when the Houston Symphony pays tribute to the late pop star, George Michael. Tickets start at $39. 7:30pm.
· Echo & the Bunnymen in Concert at Revention Music Center – See a live show from British rockers Echo & the Bunnymen as they perform alongside the Violent Femmes at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $22. 8pm.
· Kiki Maroon’s Comic Strip at Warehouse Live – Experience a show unlike any other when stand-up comedy meets nerdy burlesque in Kiki Maroon’s Comic Strip at Warehouse Live. You’ll watch pole-dancing stormtroopers, twerking Pokemon, a seductive Lord Voldemort and more. Tickets start at $25. 8pm.
· Paddington 2 Movie Screening in Sugar Land Town Square | FREE – Bring the kiddos to a free screening of the live-action sequel, Paddington 2, at Sugar Land Town Square. 8:30pm.
· Monica in Concert at Arena Theatre – Check out a concert from ‘90s R&B artist and Grammy winner Monica when she takes the stage at Arena Theatre. Arrive early to catch opener Leela James. Tickets start at $59.50. 8:30pm.
· Pixar’s Coco Movie Screening at Creekside Park | FREE – Laugh, cry and spend time with family during a free screening of Disney’s animated film, Coco, at Creekside Park. Blankets and lawn chairs are recommended. 8:30pm.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
· Chimney Rock Market | No Cover – Held on the first and third Sunday of the month near Anderson Park, Chimney Rock Market showcases art, gifts, produce, artisanal food, and refreshments. Noon to 4pm.
· Hand Lettering Classes at Honey Art Cafe – Learn the basics of hand lettering in this DIY workshop at Honey Art Cafe. Basic supplies are provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own pens and markers. $20. 1pm to 3pm.
· The Harlem Globetrotters at Berry Center – Ball out at a thrilling game by the world-renowned Harlem Globetrotters at Berry Center in Cypress. You’ll see the uber-talented players perform all kinds of trick shots and slam dunks while playing against the ever-losing Washington Generals. $18. 3pm
· Feast of Saint Arnold at Saint Arnold Brewing – Come hungry for this four-course meal of fish, red meat, poultry, and pork served family-style and prepared by Executive Chef Ryan Savoie at Saint Arnold Brewing. The annual fundraiser benefits the Texas Children’s Hospital’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. $135. 5pm to 8:30pm.
· Boy George and Culture Club in Concert at Smart Financial Centre – Catch a live show from the iconic ‘80s pop group, Boy George and Culture Club, along with The B-52s and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, when their tour stops at Sugar Land’s Smart Financial Centre. Tickets start at $59.50. 6:30pm.
· 3 Doors Down in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Rock out to two ‘90s alternative groups, 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul, when they team up for an outdoor concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $49.50. 7pm.