Plan Your Easter Weekend: April 14 to 17, 2022

Step through an immersive VR experience in the last days of The Infinite | Photo: Melissa Taylor; courtesy of The Infinite

Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 1:27am.

Find the perfect things to do in H-Town with our Houston Easter Weekend Guide for Thursday, April 14 through Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022.

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Things to Do All Easter Weekend Long

  • The Infinite Immersive Experience at Silver Street Studios | Daily | Save 30% | Final Weekend – In its final week, this breathtaking VR experience sends visitors to the edge of outer space aboard the International Space Station, where they can learn about life as an astronaut and take in stunning views of Earth and the cosmos that surrounds us. Save 30% on tickets with promo code EASTER30 from Thursday, April 14 through Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022. Before discounts, prices are $36, with lower prices for students and you youth. Times vary.
  • Sugar Land Space Cowboys vs. Round Rock Express at Constellation Field | Daily – The new-look Space Cowboys (formerly the Sugar Land Skeeters) take the field for the first time this season and the only time in April. They’ll wrap up this six-game series with the Round Rock Express to start the Triple A season. $7 and up. Times vary.
  • Mico’s Hot Chicken Food Truck Tour: The Galleria | Daily – The popular Nashville hot chicken outpost in the Heights is brining its tasty tenders and sandwiches around H-Town in April, setting up this week in Uptown through Sunday. 11:30am to 7:30pm daily.
  • Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party at NRG Stadium | Daily – Join Mickey Mouse and his Disney friends on adventures filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts. $25 and up. Times vary.
  • Comedian Erik Griffin at Houston Improv | Thursday to Saturday – Houston Improv welcomes actor, comedian, writer, and podcaster Erik Griffin, best known for his work as the mustachioed Montez Walker on the hit Comedy Central series Workaholics and his series regular role in Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here. Tickets sold by the table; $40 for 2 and up. Times vary.
  • 2022 Dance Salad Festival at Wortham Center | Thursday to Saturday – Celebrate the art of dance in all its forms when the Dance Salad Festival returns for its 25th year. Among those appearing is the Hofesh Shechter Company from London, which will provide the Grand Finale, and the Royal Danish Ballet’s Kammerballetten performances. $27 and up. 7:30pm.
  • EggTivites at the Woodlands Children’s Museum | Friday & Saturday – Kids are welcome to delight in egg dyeing, creating a bunny mask, embellishing egg carton baskets, and snapping photos with the Easter Bunny. $7 for ages 1 and up. 10am to 2pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Show presents Ahamed Weinberg at Rudyard’s | Friday & Saturday – Best known for his appearances on Comedy Central and Late Night with Seth Meyers, Weinberg takes the stage for two nights at Rudyard’s. $15 and up. Times vary.
  • Houston Symphony presents Beethoven’s Eroica & Liszt at Jones Hall | Friday & Saturday – Led by one of today’s young conducting stars, Rafael Payare, experience Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony and Piano Concerto No.2 by Franz Liszt. $29 and up. 8pm.
  • International Gem & Jewelry Show at NRG Center | Friday to Sunday – The International Gem & Jewelry Show returns with a variety of artisans, manufacturers and vendors for wholesale and retail. $6 in advance; $8 at door. Times vary
  • Easter Weekend at Kemah Boardwalk | Friday to Sunday | No Cover – Kemah Boardwalk hosts a 3-day Easter Weekend complete with an egg hunt, an Easter egg cookie decorating workshop, performers, and the Easter Bunny. Though no cover, $5 for the egg hunt (ages 8 and under). Noon to 9pm.

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Ongoing Theater Shows & Arts Performances

Many plays, musicals, and other stage shows span multiple weeks. Scroll down to find new shows opening this week, then ongoing performances, followed by shows that are wrapping up this weekend.

  • Single Black Female at Ensemble Theatre | Daily | Opening Weekend – Have a laugh when The Ensemble Theatre presents the regional premiere of Single Black Female. The hilarious two-woman show explores the lives of thirty-something African American women as they look for love, the perfect outfit, and a sense of dignity in a world that refuses to acknowledge them. $37 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Classical Theatre Company presents The War of the Worlds at the DeLuxe Theater | Daily | Opening Weekend – CTC presents its production of The War of the Worlds, a story of invaders from Mars originally published in 1898. Turned into a radio drama, the play stunned and terrified listeners in the 1930s, and across its 120-year life, it’s been immortalized in comic books, movies, and more. $25 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Alley Theatre | Friday to Sunday | Opening Weekend – Enjoy this off-the-wall play about the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world. $43 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Stop Kiss at Theatre Southwest | Friday & Saturday | Opening Weekend – A play about how lives can suddenly change without warning. After Callie meets Sara, their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives. $18 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Catastrophic Theatre presents The Book of Grace at MATCH | Daily | Ongoing – Written by Pulitzer-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, this production explores border town life in south Texas, familial strife, and the subsequent release from past trauma. Tickets are pay-what-you-can; suggested price of $35, more if you have it and less if you don’t. Showtimes vary.
  • Dog Act at Main Street Theater | Daily | Closing Weekend – Main Street Theater presents Dog Act, a dark comedy variation on the classic doomsday genre, at its home theater in Rice Village. Zetta Stone, a traveling performer, and her companion Dog wander through the former northeastern United States with their small vaudeville-esque troupe on their way to a gig in China, assuming they can find it. $35 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • 4th Wall Theatre Company presents Gloria at Spring Street Studios | Thursday to Saturday | Closing Weekend – From 4th Wall Theatre comes this workplace comedy that follows the adventures of an ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious New York magazine. $32 and up. Showtimes vary.

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Thursday, April 14, 2022

  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things to do are happening all weekend long. Scroll up and see our list, or browse Houston Experiences to save on museum passes, tours, and more.

Friday, April 15, 2022

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Things to Do on Saturday, April 16 and Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022.

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Gabi De la Rosa is a lifestyle writer and editor in Houston. When she is not at her computer you can find her on the hunt for the newest restaurant or travel destination—she can easily make herself at home in the mountains or on the beach. Find out more about her latest adventures on Instagram @gabioftheroses_htx.