In Houston, there is always enough to do, especially on the weekends. Time to enjoy yourself in the city! It is time to let go of stress and have fun with your friends, and family, or participate in charitable activities. There is never a dull weekend in Houston thanks to lots of live and online activities.
This weekend, from January 27 to 29, 2023, Houston offers a variety of enjoyable activities that will leave you wishing the weekdays to pass soon to bring you closer to other weekends!
When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 11 am
Where: Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free
Come celebrate the Lunar New Year with performances, arts and crafts projects, and food that is influenced by Asian traditions with Asia Society Texas!
Find out what lucky traditions exist and put them to use for yourself, or just wish your loved ones luck.
On the festival lawn, traditional lion dancers will perform while you sway to their music.
There will be food and beverage for sale.
When: Friday, January 27, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: One Market Square Garage, 800 Preston St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $39 – $79
Watch the chaos and humor at Drunk Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s masterpiece is attempted by five professional actors in a production in which one of those five is the subject of much buzz. Can they maintain the flow of the play? You’ll have to find out on your own!
Be prepared for liberal departures from the text, pop culture references, audience participation games, improvisations, and lots of surprises.
When: Sat Jan 28, 2023
Age: all ages
Location: Discovery Green 1500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010
Tickets are $17 + tax, skate rental is included. All ticket sales go to support Discovery Green Conservancy, a nonprofit that maintains the park and provides free cultural programming. During the season, the ice rink may be closed or delayed at times due to weather conditions.
When: Cook-Off Jan 27 & 28; Rodeo Feb. 4-6
Where: Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy, Humble, TX 77338
Price: Wristbands are $15/each and good for the entire weekend. Children 5 and under are free.
At this BBQ cookoff, more than 120 teams will be competing. Your wristband will grant you access to shopping, live entertainment in the evenings, a chopped beef sandwich and chips to eat in the Public Plaza, and more.
The Humble ISD Education Foundation benefits from the sales.
When: Sat, January 28, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST
Where: West University Community Center 6104 Auden St. Houston, TX 77005 United States
Apollo Chamber Players and HCPL commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with a presentation of multicultural new music by Rice University faculty composer Richard Lavenda and Sephardic researcher Isabelle Ganz.
Guest collaborators include vocalist Ceclia Duarte, percussionist Jesus Pacheco, and bassoonist Benjamin Kamins, former principal of the Houston Symphony and professor at The Shepherd School of Music.
This event will be presented live at the West University Community Center.
6. Gazillion Bubble Show
When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 11 am and 3 pm
Where: Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $29
This event is enjoyable for both children and adults who want to relive their childhood. In this participatory performance, bubbles will be used in abundance along with special effects and art.
The recommended age range for Gazillion Bubble Show is 1.5 years to 105 years old. The show’s astounding bubble magic will make you grin, laugh, and remember what it was like to be a child. It is full of art, science, and bubble fun.
When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7:15 am
Price: Starts at $51
The post-run party is a chocolate lover’s paradise! With a finisher mug filled with fondue, dippable, and our very own hot chocolate, you can reward yourself for your hard work while perusing our fascinating vendors and listening to wonderful music.
When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Gate 3, Houston, TX 77064
How Much: Starts at $69
KOOZA combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning while exploring fear, identity, recognition, and power. The Innocent’s journey brings him into contact with comic characters from an electrifying world full of surprises, thrills, audacity, and total involvement.
Like most Cirque du Soleil shows, KOOZA is meant to entertain the whole family. That being said, it does contain loud noises and some dark scenes.
9. Help Tuesday’s storm victims
When: All weekend long
All donations are welcome
Some of the hardest-hit communities by Tuesday’s storm were in Deer Park and Pasadena, and any assistance would be greatly welcomed. The American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region, The Salvation Army Houston, and the Pasadena Animal Shelter are places where you can donate your time and money (which is in immediate need of fosters, kennels, and crates after being hit by a tornado).
10. Paradise Blue at Ensemble Theatre
When: Friday to Sunday 27th Jan to 29 Jan
Where: The Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main St, Houston, TX 7700
Price: Tickets are $34 and up
The futures of numerous people are in doubt as talented trumpeter Blue considers selling his jazz club in Detroit. This music-infused drama explores the relationships that make us human.
When: Sunday, January 29, 2023, | 12 pm
Where: Megaton Brewery, 808 Russell Palmer Rd, Kingwood, TX 77339
How Much: Free
With the Valentine’s Artisan Market this Sunday, you may start your Valentine’s Day celebrations early. There will be more than 70 artisan sellers there, along with two live music stages, several food trucks, craft beer, and a professional photographer’s photography setup. Pets and children are welcome.