Make the most of your week with our top 17 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, March 25 to Sunday, March 31, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in March 2019
Peep the Astros’ 2019 season during a Spring Training game against Pittsburgh, sing along to your favorite harmonized hits at a live show by The Beach Boys, spot top culinary talent at CultureMap‘s annual awards ceremony, embrace the delights of German culture in Tomball, cheer on dirt bikers at the AMA Supercross world championship event and more.
Top 17 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Houston Astros vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Spring Training at Minute Maid Park | Monday, March 25 – Sneak a peek of the upcoming Astros season when the team goes head-to-head with Pittsburgh before the regular season begins later in the week. Tickets start as low as $10, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:10pm.
- United States Men’s National Team vs. Chile at BBVA Compass Stadium | Tuesday, March 26 – Head out to BBVA Compass Stadium and cheer on the U.S. Men’s National Team when they take the field to play against Chile. Tickets start at $38, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork resale market. 7pm.
- Michael Bublé in Concert at Toyota Center | Tuesday, March 26 – Hear the swoon-worthy croons of Michael Bublé as the four-time Grammy Award-winner takes the stage for a live show at Toyota Center in Downtown. Tickets start at $65, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork resale market. 8pm.
- Ali Wong at Revention Music Center | Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27 – Crack up at a hilarious show by stand-up comedian, writer, and actress Ali Wong, who has gained praise and recognition for the recent release of her Netflix Special, Ali Wong: Baby Cobra. Tickets start a $113.25, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork resale market. 7pm both days.
- CultureMap Houston Tastemaker Awards 2019 at Silver Street Studios | Wednesday, March 27 – Suit up for a swanky award show and food tasting as Houston’s top restaurants, chefs, and bartenders are recognized for their talents at CultureMap’s Tastemaker Awards. Tickets start at $50 in advance; $60 at the door. 7pm to 10pm.
- The Art Party at Watercolor Art Society – Houston | Thursday, March 28 | FREE – Celebrate the 42nd annual International Watermedia Exhibition with free drinks, musical entertainment, and access to the featured exhibit during The Art Party at The Watercolor Art Society-Houston (WAS-H). 6pm to 8pm.
- Houston Rockets vs. Denver Nuggets at Toyota Center | Thursday, March 28 – Cheer loud for the Rockets when they hit the court to play the Nuggets at Toyota Center. Tickets start at $17, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.
- Bayou City Art Festival at Memorial Park | Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31 – Appreciate the work of more than 300 artists spanning 19 disciplines during the three-day Bayou City Art Festival at Memorial Park. The annual event also features music, local food vendors, beverages, entertainment, and a creative zone for kids. Tickets cost $12 online; $15 at the door. 10am to 6pm daily.
- The Glow Ball at Silver Street Studios | Friday, March 29 – Sip specialty cocktails from an open bar, dance to live music by DJ Morgan Morgan and DJ Yisel Smns, taste light bites from Houston restaurants, and experience immersive art installations by local talent at The Glow Ball, which benefits Fresh Arts, at Silver Street Studios. Tickets start at $600. 8pm.
- H-Town Blues Festival at NRG Arena | Friday, March 29 – Sing the blues while a lineup of talented artists perform at the thirteenth annual H-Town Blues Festival. Headliners include TK Soul, Tucka, Lenny Williams, Pokey Bear, Calvin Richardson, and Ronnie Bell. Tickets start at $52, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- Tomball German Heritage Festival in Old Town Tomball | Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31 | No Cover – Eat, drink, and celebrate all things German at the German Heritage Festival in Old Town Tomball. Beer, wine, and plenty of food will be available for purchase, along with a petting zoo, live music, and more than 200 vendors. Times vary.
- Lemon Climb Houston at 600 Travis Street | Saturday, March 30 – Climb up 75 flights of stairs inside the tallest building in Houston to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Fund, a national foundation that raises money for research into new treatments and cures for childhood cancer. $25. 8:30am.
- Annual Houston Crawfish Festival at Discovery Green | Saturday, March 30 – Roll up your sleeves and chow down on tasty mudbugs while enjoying live music, games, drinks, and entertainment at the Annual Houston Crawfish Festival in Discovery Green. The family-friendly festival also features bounce houses, face painting, magicians, and crafts for the kids. Tickets start at $10. 11am to 10pm.
- Monster Energy AMA Supercross at NRG Stadium | Saturday, March 30 – Get hyped for a thrilling show of mud-slinging dirt bikes during Monster Energy’s AMA Supercross World Championship event at NRG Stadium. Tickets start at $30, but you may find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6:30pm.
- The Beach Boys in Concert at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, March 30 – Listen to the legendary harmonies of The Beach Boys at their live show in Smart Financial Centre. Expect to hear chart-topping classics like “Surfin’ USA,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” and “Barbara Ann” throughout the show. Tickets start at $47.45, but you may find cheaper, better, or hard-to-get tickets on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 7:30pm.
- Hozier in Concert at Revention Music Center – Sing along to gritty hits like “Take Me to Church” and “Work Song” during a live concert by the Irish singer-songwriter, Hozier. Jade Bird opens the show. Tickets start at $64, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 9pm.
- McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival at Tranquility Park | Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 – Join families from all over Houston for two days of games, circus acts, rides, food, drinks, and entertainment at the largest children’s festival in the country. The thirty-first annual McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival will feature six stages of music and entertainment, fourteen family adventure zones, plenty of fun activities, and featured celebrities. Tickets start at $12, plus fees. 10:30am both days.
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