Plan Your Weekend: April 6 to 9, 2017

The Legendary Art Car Ball | Photo courtesy of The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, April 6 to Sunday, April 9, 2017. 

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Get tickets for the Astros opening weekend at Minute Maid, line up for the Art Car Parade, sip and savor at a food and wine festival, belt out songs while Ariana Grande performs them live and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, April 6 through Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Things to Do All Weekend

  • Sugar Land Food & Wine Affair | Daily – Nosh and sip your way through the many events of the annual weekend-long Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair. Tickets start at $65, not including ticket fees. Thursday 7:30pm; Friday 3pm to 10pm; Saturday 10am to 6pm; Sunday 11am to 2pm.
  • Disney on Ice at NRG Park | Daily – Take the kids to see some of their favorite Disney characters and princesses like Dory and Hank, Anna and Elsa, Ariel, Buzz Lightyear, Cinderella and more on ice at NRG. Tickets start at $14, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Thursday 7:30pm; Friday 10:30am and 7:30pm; Saturday 11:30am, 3:30pm and 7:30pm; Sunday 1:30pm and 5:30pm.
  • FeatherFest in Galveston | Daily – Check out a raptor show, go on guided photography trips along the coast, tour the sea turtle facility, go bird watching via kayak and more at this weekend-long festival for bird lovers. Prices vary by event. Thursday 6:30am to 10pm; Friday 5:30am to 10pm; Saturday 5:30am to 8:30pm; Sunday 6am to 1:15pm.
  • Comic Nate Bargatze at Houston Improv | Daily – Comedian Nate Bargatze, who has performed everywhere from SXSW to Comedy Central Presents and Bonnaroo, will take the stage at Houston Improv for a few performances over the weekend. Tickets start at $17. Score 2-for-1 tickets for select shows using promocode Bar365. Times vary.
  • Footloose The Musical at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday to Saturday | FREE – Cut loose at one of HITS Theatre’s productions of Footloose The Musical at the Miller Outdoor amphitheater. 8pm nightly.
  • Karbach Pizza Pairing Beer Dinner at Your Pie in Downtown | Thursday to Saturday – Dig in with four different tasty slices of pizza, each complemented with a four-ounce craft beer from Karbach for just $20. You can also score a free growler when you order a fill with a Karbach brew. 6pm to 11pm each evening.
  • Houston Astros vs. Kansas City Royals at Minute Maid Park | Friday to Sunday – Get loud for the Astros when they take the field to play the Astros in a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Tickets start at $15, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Friday 7:10pm; Saturday 6:10pm; Sunday 1:10pm.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Things to do on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017.

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