Celebrate the last weekend of March Madness as the Final Four rolls into town with free concerts, festivals and of course great basketball games.
Get into the spirit of the final games even if you aren’t filling out a bracket with our list of top Final Four games and events between Friday, April 1 through Monday, April 4, 2016.
March Madness 2016 Final Four Festivities
- Final Four Open Practice at NRG Stadium | Friday, April 1 | FREE – Watch as the four teams left in the big dance prepare for their semifinal games during this open practice. Stick around for the all-star game afterwards. Noon to 6:30pm.
- March Madness Music Festival at Discovery Green | Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 3 | FREE – Gear up for the Final Four with musical performances from Maroon 5, Jason Derulo, Pitbull, Fall Out Boy and more at Discovery Green. Hours vary by day.
- Final Four Unofficial Afterparty in Historic Market Square and Market on Main | Friday, April 1 to Saturday, April 2 | FREE – Keep things hopping at the eclectic bars and restaurants in the neighborhood surrounding Market Square Park. The Market on Main will also feature food and fashion trucks selling their wares. 7pm to 2am both nights.
- Final Four Fan Fest at George R. Brown Convention Center | Friday, April 1 to Monday, April 4 – Complete with concerts, youth clinics, giveaways, autograph signings and more, the Final Four Fan Fest brings March Madness to downtown. $8 in advance. Hours vary by day.
- Final Four 4 Miler at City Hall | Saturday, April 2 – Go for a 4-mile walk, jog or run during this family-friendly event through downtown Houston. Proceeds from the event benefit the Lone Star Veterans Association. Registration starts at $20. 8:30am.
- College Basketball Watch Party & Free Pizza for a Year Raffle at Your Pie Houston | Saturday, April 2 | FREE to attend – Catch March Madness while satisfying your pizza cravings with a NCAA game viewing party and raffle that could have you eating for free at Your Pie Houston for an entire year. Every $5 spent earns one entry in the raffle with the winner announced at the end of the night. 5pm to midnight.
- NCAA Final Four Semifinals at NRG Stadium | Saturday, April 2 – Watch as the final four teams battle it out to see who will compete in the ncaa division I men’s basketball championship. Tickets start at $119, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6pm.
- Let’s Dance: The Tour 2016 at House of Blues | Sunday, April 3 – Dance to the music as DJs Silento, iLoveMemphis, DLow, We Are Toonz, 99 Percent, Team NueEra, DJ Double J and Dance 411 hit the Houst of Blues stage as part of the Let’s Dance: The Tour. $35. 5pm.
- NCAA Final Four Championship at NRG Stadium | Monday, April 4 – Watch as the big dance comes to an end as teams play in the semifinals of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship. Tickets start at $119, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 9pm.