Make the most of your week with our top 16 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, June 10 to Sunday, June 16, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in June 2019
Screen the ’80s classic, Say Anything, then stick around for a discussion with the star of the movie himself; dress up in cosplay with thousands of fellow anime enthusiasts; crack up at the musings of Broad City’s Ilana Glazer; chow down on all types of food from more than 70 local vendors; root for the home team in a baseball game against the Blue Jays; and more.
Top 16 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Latin Restaurant Weeks at Select Houston Restaurants | Monday, June 11 to Sunday, June 16 – Latin Restaurant Weeks is a two-week culinary series celebrating Houston’s Latin and Hispanic restaurants featuring a series of signature events and special prix-fixe lunches and dinners at more than 25 participating restaurants. Restaurants will offer special prix-fixe meals, casual lunch and upscale dinner menu options, that range from ranging from $15 to $50. Times vary
- Thursday Concerts: Ray Wylie Hubbard at Discovery Green | Thursday, June 14 | FREE – Jam out to music by local singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard, when he plays a show as part of Discovery Green’s family-friendly concert series. 7pm to 9:30pm.
- Virtual Reality in Concert: Music Illustrated at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts | Friday, June 14 – The Houston Symphony joins dancer Topher Sipes for a unique performance where Sipes works his kinetic and choreographic magic to a string of well-known classical pieces in real time. Tickets start at $29. 7:30pm.
- Father’s Day Events Around Houston | Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16 – Show love and appreciation for your dad this Father’s Day by treating him to a show, a baseball game, spending time at one of his favorite places and more ways to show Dad you care. Times, prices and locations vary.
- 2019 LGBTQ+ Pride Events Around Houston | Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16 – Celebrate Houston Pride 2019 with a variety of events, including film screenings, parades, parties, brunches, and concerts all weekend long. Times, locations, and prices vary.
- Houston Astros vs. Toronto Blue Jays at Minute Maid Park | Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16 – Get loud for the Astros when they take the field to play the Blue Jays in a home game at Minute Maid Park. Tickets range from $15 to over $150, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Times vary.
- Anime Matsuri 2019 at George R. Brown Convention Center | Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16 – Bring your cosplay A-game while joining tens of thousands of artists, enthusiasts, music-lovers, fashionistas, gamers, collectors, and animators for Anime Matsuri 2019 at George R. Brown Convention Center. The massive, four-day event promotes Japanese culture through its variety of panels, workshops, car shows, fashion shows, concerts, and contests. Tickets start at $80 online; $85 at the door, plus fees. Times vary.
- Juneteenth Celebrations Around Houston | Saturday, June 15 – Commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with a variety of Juneteenth celebrations around Houston, including parades, family-friendly festivals, concerts and more. Prices, times, and locations vary.
- 2019 Houston Food Fest at Midtown Park | Saturday, June 15 – Come hungry to the 2019 Houston Food Fest in Midtown Park, where more than 70 local vendors will serve up everything from tacos and gumbo to ice cream and vegan burgers. While you eat, you can listen to live music and partake in various activities. Tickets for early birds are $5. Noon to 10pm.
- Hennything HTX at Bayou City Event Center | Saturday, June 15 – Sip and celebrate the world’s most popular cognac with a day-long festival at Bayou City Event Center. Hennything HTX will feature local bands, DJs, vendors, and interactive games, as well as food, beer, spirits, and a variety of Henny-based cocktails. Tickets start at $10 for early bird general admission. 3pm to 11pm.
- Local Brews, Local Grooves at House of Blues | Saturday, June 15 – Check out some of Houston’s hottest musical talent while sipping local craft beer when House of Blues hosts the Local Brews, Local Grooves beer and music festival. Featuring more than 20 local breweries and 16 music groups and DJs, the festival will also offer beer-inspired pub food pairings throughout the day. Tickets start at $15. 2:30pm.
- Celebrate Summer Bike Night at Republic Harley-Davidson | Saturday, June 15 | FREE – Welcome the summer season with a live concert from ZZ Top tribute band Trio Grande, a motorcycle stunt show, and food from The Pub Fountains when Republic Harley-Davidson in Stafford hosts this special celebration. 6pm to 10pm.
- “Weird Al” Yankovic in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, June 15 | FREE – Guffaw at the ridiculous lyrics of the iconic, satirical songster, “Weird Al” Yankovic when he performs live at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Tickets start at $34.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 8pm.
- SPA presents National Geographic: Symphony for Our World at Jones Hall | Saturday, June 15 – Marvel at a beautiful blend of art and science as National Geographic footage is paired with an original symphony created by the Emmy- and BAFTA-nominated group, Bleeding Fingers Music, in Symphony for Our World. Tickets start at $30, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- SPA presents An Evening with John Cusack featuring Say Anything Movie Screening at Jones Hall | Sunday, June 16 – Fawn over John Cusack when the actor makes an appearance at Jones Hall. Presented by Society for the Performing Arts, the evening will begin with a screening of the 1989 comedy/drama, Say Anything, then conclude with a discussion about his career and the classic film. Tickets start at $39.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 4pm.
- Machine Gun Kelly in Concert at Revention Music Center | Sunday, June 16 – Jam out to a live show by rapper Machine Gun Kelly when he takes the stage at Revention Music Center for the “Hotel Diablo World Tour.” Tickets cost $30, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
Find More Things to Do in Houston All Year Long
Be sure to subscribe to our free Weekend Guide email to receive a round-up of great things to do this weekend in Houston in your inbox every Thursday. If you don’t want to miss a thing, you can also opt in to our Daily Update emails (emailed six days a week).