Get a Nightlife: June 20 to 24, 2018

Rainbow on the Green | Photo courtesy of Discovery Green

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, June 20 to Sunday, June 24, 2018.

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The only thing we have to fear is the fear of missing out itself.

Fear no more, we’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston, from Wednesday through Sunday.

Day + Nightlife Guide


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

  • Raising the Steaks Wednesdays at Belle Station Belle Station hosts the Raising the Steaks party complete with a happy hour from 4pm to 8pm, a steak dinner hour from 7pm to 11pm, and rotating DJs starting at 9pm. Cover charge at the door. 4pm.
  • Jazz Wednesdays at Axelrad | No Cover – Axelrad hosts Jazz Wednesdays every week with a dynamic rotation of local jazz musicians at their beer garden. 6pm.
  • Father’s Day St. George Tasting at Reserve 101 – Reserve 101 hosts a special Father’s Day tasting event with St. George Master Distiller and President, Lance Winters. Tickets are $20 per person with 100% of the proceeds going to Rescued Pets Movement. 6:30pm to 9pm.
  • Pride 40: Rock the Runway at Audi Central Houston | No Cover – Enjoy an open bar and tasty bites at this event that features some of Houston’s runway models walking the catwalk in this summer’s latest styles in casual wear, ladies evening wear and more. All proceeds go to support keeping the Houston Pride Festival. Free to attend. VIP tickets are $25. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Walking Dead Trivia at Your Pie Do your best zombie walk over to Your Pie in Downtown for their Walking Dead Trivia night. There will be weekly prizes of $50 in Your Pie Certificates and a grand prize of a pizza party for 20 to the team with most cumulative points in June. Players can get a “Build-your-own” pizza and a beer for $12.99. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Kickin’ It Country: Free Wednesday Night Concerts at Kemah Boardwalk | FREE – Country music lovers can enjoy a free Wednesday night concert with different country music bands at Kemah Boardwalk. Click here to check the schedule of music. 8pm.
  • Fear the Queer Presents RTR Afterparty at Numbers Nightclub – As part of Pride Houston, Fear the Queer presents an exciting show filled with fashion, drag performers and more at Numbers Nightclub. Cover charge at the door. 10pm.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

  • Yappy Hour at Bagby Park | No Cover – Enjoy a pet-friendly happy hour in Bagby Park’s dog park with treats from Urban Tails, giveaways, contests, and prizes. 4:30pm to 6:30pm.
  • Listen Local: Music on the Plaza at The Brown Foundation Plaza | FREE – Enjoy the MFAH’s new summer music series on Friday evenings in their new outdoor space, The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza. On selected Friday evenings, visit to grab a bite from the night’s food truck and enjoy live music by local bands and musicians. 5pm.
  • Fourth Friday Night Market in the East End – Fourth Friday Night Market is a monthly outdoor small business event featuring the works of dozens of visual artists and craft vendors. Located in the Historic East End, the market showcases paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and handcrafted items. 6pm.
  • Rainbow on the Green at Discovery Green | FREE – Celebrate Pride at the family-friendly annual city-wide LGBT celebration at Discovery Green with electrifying entertainment and some of Houston’s best drag performers. Rainbow on the Green will feature performances by Edward Salles, The Patternist, and Deborah Cox. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Mixers and Elixirs at Houston Museum of Natural Science – Don’t miss your chance to mingle with the dinosaurs, as the museum opens up for a night of music, dancing, cocktails, food trucks, and fun. Tickets are $25. 7pm.
  • Summer Music Festival at Four Seasons Hotel | No Cover – Gather with friends on the pool deck for the Four Seasons Hotel’s 2nd annual Summer Music Festival. Enjoy live concert performances, $5 beers, and poolside games every third Friday of the month throughout the summer. 7pm.
  • Night Light Vibe: Luther Vandross 3rd Ward Tours – Take an evening social bike ride with 3rd Ward Tours while vibing out to R&B legend, Luther Vandross. Tickets range from $11 to $23. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Shinyribs with Vodi at The Heights Theater – An American country-soul, swamp-pop, soul-funk band from Austin, are hot off their fourth album release, I Got Your Medicine. Tracked at Houston’s legendary SugarHill Recording Studios, the album carries a New Orleans R&B vibe. Vodi opens. Tickets are $20. 8pm.
  • ComedySportz Match Family-Friendly Improv Show at CSz Arena – If you like the TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? then you’ll enjoy ComedySportz Houston, a fast-paced comedy show that’s suitable for the whole family, now running at the CSz Arena in EaDo. Tickets are $20, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $10. 8pm.
  • Pride40: Eden at Pearl Bar Houston – The girls of Houston’s LGBT community are the focus of the Eden event for this official Pride party that welcomes everyone. There will be a burlesque show, a silent auction, drinks, and even an inflatable fun zone. Tickets are $10. 9pm.
  • Battle Royale With Cheese at Bernie’s Burger Bus in The Heights | No Cover – Try two Supersized Sliders, traditional Canadian Style Poutine, and two Beers and then vote for your favorite at the Battle Royale With Cheese in The Heights. 9pm.
  • Classic Numbers: Every Friday at Numbers Nightclub – Go back to the ’80s and hear hits from The Smiths, The Cure, Blondie and more every Friday night at the always eclectic, Numbers Nightclub in Montrose. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.
  • Kinky Friedman in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, and politician Kinky Friedman comes to town for his Circus of Life Tour at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. Tickets start at $30. 9:30pm.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Sunday, June 24, 2018 

  • Duke Dumont at Clé Houston – Catch tunes from the London-based DJ and producer Duke Dumont at the Clé Houston lounge in Midtown. Tickets are $25. 2pm to 8pm.
  • Sunday Funday Sessions with DJ SMNS at The Flat | No Cover – Spend your Sunday with music from DJ SMNS, $4 Frozés, and other drink specials at The Flat. 5pm to 9pm.
  • Tejano Nights at Kemah Boardwalk | No Cover – Enjoy live Tejano music every Sunday this June at the Kemah Boardwalk. The lineup includes Carlos Maldonado y Grupo Fuerte, Siempre Selena Tribute, DJs and more. Click here to check out the schedule. 6pm.
  • Brit Floyd in Concert at Smart Financial Centre – Watch Brit Floyd perform songs from Pink Floyd’s best-loved and biggest-selling albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and more in Sugar Land. Tickets start at $39.50. 8pm.
The Brown Foundation Plaza | Photo courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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