Plan Your Weekend: July 26 to 29, 2018

Evening Chill | Photo courtesy of the Houston Zoo

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, July 26 to Sunday, July 29, 2018. 

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Pair craft beer with a chef-prepared, four-course meal; spice things up in a jalapeño-eating contest; recite “to be, or not to be” at the 44th annual Shakespeare Festival; scope out the latest trends in health and beauty; sip tropical cocktails at a Hawaiian luau and more.  

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, July 26 to Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Things to Do All Weekend

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

  • H-Town Kings Drag Show at Pearl Bar Houston | No Cover – Catch a Broadway-themed drag show starring the H-Town Kings at the LGBTQ-friendly Montrose bar, Pearl Bar Houston. 5pm.
  • Evening Chill at Houston ZooScope 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.
  • Listen Local: Music on the Plaza with Da Camera at The Brown Foundation Plaza | FREE – Get down to tunes from local jazz group Da Camera of Houston when they perform as part of MFAH’s summer music series, Listen Local: Music on the Plaza. You can nosh on food from Popston and Spicy Dog and check out the museum’s newest green space, The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Fourth Friday Night Market in the East End | No Cover – Browse this monthly market featuring works from dozens of visual artists and craft vendors from around Houston. Located in the Historic East End, the market showcases paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and handcrafted items. 6pm.
  • Sawyer Yards Summer Series: July 2018 | No Cover – Enjoy live music, light bites, summer cocktails, and great people-watching at an evening pop-up art market at Sawyer Yards and in its neighboring studios. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Critical Mass Bike Ride at Market Square Park | FREE – Bike through Downtown Houston during this monthly community ride with Critical Mass. 7pm.
  • The English Beat at The Heights Theater Hailing from the UK, The English Beat returns to the stage long after releasing three studio albums in the early ‘80s. The band will perform their blend of punk, ska, and new wave at Heights Theater. Tickets start at $22. 7:30pm.
  • NOLA Nights at Sugar Land Town SquareGet your fill of authentic Nawlins music and cuisine when Sugar Land Town Square hosts NOLA Nights, featuring live music by The Platinum Players with small plates and beer from Rouxpour on the plaza. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • 54 at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar Transport to the ‘70s it-scene of Studio 54 as Rex Nightly hosts an evening of heart-pounding, booty-shaking music, and dance performances at Prohibition Supper Club & Bar. Tickets are $20, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $10. Click here to check for limited discounted tickets. 11pm.

Things to Do on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, 2018.

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