Make the most of your week with our top 16 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, March 18 to Sunday, March 24, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in March 2019
Cheer on the Rockets when they play against the San Antonio Spurs; wear a big, colorful hat for one of Houston’s biggest charity events of the season; hear the Houston Symphony perform the unforgettable score from Star Wars: A New Hope; sip fancy cocktails crafted by award-winning mixologists; celebrate Lebanese culture with authentic food, music, dancing and more.
Top 16 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Puddles Pity Party at Stafford Centre | Monday, March 18 – Show love for Puddles the clown during his very own pity party and concert at Stafford Centre, where the “sad clown with the golden voice” will present a sad, humorous, awkward and absurd performance. Tickets start at $35. 8pm.
- Pink in Concert at Toyota Center | Tuesday, March 19 – Raise your glass to the powerful voice of Pink when she brings her talents to Houston’s Toyota Center on the “Beautiful Trauma” world tour. Tickets start at $47.45, but you may find cheaper, better, or hard-to-get tickets on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 7:30pm.
- Boston Pops on Tour: The Music of John Williams at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday, March 21 – See a musical performance by the famed Boston Pops as they bring their tour, which celebrates the work of the orchestra’s former conductor, John Williams, to Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $35, but you may find cheaper or find better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7:30pm.
- Hats in the Park at McGovern Centennial Gardens | Thursday, March 21 – Pop on a big, flowery hat to raise funds for Hermann Park and its daily volunteer and stewardship programs at Hats in the Park. Sip champagne during the opening reception in the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, then dine al-fresco at the Centennial Gardens. Tickets start at $500. 11:30am.
- Keels & Wheels Uncorked at the Lone Star Flight Museum | Thursday, March 21 – Enjoy an elegant evening of fine wine and food at Keels & Wheels Uncorked, a fundraising event hosted by the Lone Star Flight Museum, featuring Master of Ceremonies and longtime radio host Sam Malone. Tickets are $75 per person in advance; $100 per person at the door. 7pm to 10pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs at Toyota Center | Friday, March 22 – Cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the Timberwolves at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $39, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.
- Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert at Jones Hall | Friday to Sunday – Travel to a land far, far away aboard the Millennium Falcon during a complete showing of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope on the big screen at Jones Hall, along with its unforgettable score performed by the Houston Symphony. Tickets start at $29, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. Friday and Saturday 8pm; Sunday 7:30pm.
- Comedian TJ Miller at Houston Improv | Friday to Sunday – Laugh it up at a comedy show by TJ Miller, known for his absurdist observational stand-up that’s delighted audiences for more than fifteen years. Tickets start at $25. 7:30pm.
- 5th Annual Heights Kids’ Day of Music Festival at Love Park | Saturday, March 23 | FREE – Teach your kids about all things music during Heights Kids’ Day of Music at Love Park. Kids can touch, feel, and play a variety of band and orchestra instruments at the “petting zoo,” then meet with members of Opera in the Heights to learn what it takes to be a professional opera singer. 10am to 2pm.
- Houston Holi: The Festival of Colors at Crown Festival Park | Saturday, March 23 – Celebrate India’s harvest season with a lively festival of food, dancing, Bollywood music, carnival rides, and of course, blasts of multicolored powder. Headlining the festival is Mickey Singh, an Indian-born American singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, model, and actor. Tickets are $12; $15 the day of the festival. Noon to 5pm.
- Houston Lebanese Festival at Constellation Field Stadium | Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24 – Discover the culture of Lebanon with authentic cuisine, live music, dance performances, shopping, and other entertainment at the Houston Lebanese Festival, held this year at Constellation Field Stadium. Tickets start at $6. Noon both days.
- Theatre Under The Stars 50th Anniversary Season Gala at The Post Oak at Uptown Houston | Saturday, March 23 – Enjoy an awe-inspiring performance by special guest Idina Menzel while honoring past board chairs and presidents at Theatre Under The Stars’ 50th Anniversary Season Gala in The Post Oak at Uptown. Tickets start at $3,000. 6:30pm.
- Shake, Stir, Sip: A Craft Cocktail Experience at Silver Street Studios – Treat yourself to a fun unique cocktail fest at Shake Stir Sip, an international touring cocktail experience based in Houston and curated with award-winning mixologists. Tickets range from $55 to $150. 7pm to 11pm.
- Mark C. Austin’s Birthday Charity Concert at The Heights Theater – Celebrate the birthday of Houston’s own Mark C. Austin with a special party and charity concert at The Heights Theater. The concert will feature live music from the New Orleans-based Dumpstaphunk, with proceeds benefiting Life Gift of Houston. Tickets start at $18. 7pm.
- Ivan Amodei’s Secrets & Illusions at The Hobby Center | Saturday, March 23 – Marvel at the mysteries of illusionist Ivan Amodei’s thought-provoking show, which takes audiences on a 90-minute journey through his signature vignettes, incorporating audience participation and storytelling. Tickets start at $54. 4pm and 8pm.
- Sixth Annual Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival | Sunday, March 24 | FREE – Fly a kite alongside thousands of Houstonians at Hermann Park’s Fifth Annual Kite Festival. Take a break from kiting to enjoy music and entertainment, interactive activities, and crafting in the H-E-B Kids’ Zone, face painting, and food trucks. 10am to 5pm.
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