Top 11 Food & Drink Events in Houston This Month: June 2022

Traveler's Table in Montrose hosts a weekend of Pride brunches in June | Courtesy of Traveler's Table

Dine on delicious dishes and enjoy our picks for the top food and drink events taking place around Houston in June 2022.

The summer session is in full swing, and here in Houston, that comes with plenty of hot food and drink happenings.

This month, you can say “cheers” to 28 years of beers at Houston’s oldest brewery, eat celebrity chef–packed picnic baskets at a charitable Rock & Roll Picnic, take Dad out for steak & eggs, and celebrate Pride weekend with a tasty, rainbow-colored brunch.

Here’s everything you need to eat and drink in Houston this June.

Top 11 Food & Drink Events in Houston This Month: June 2022

  • Lager Rush 2022 at Eureka Heights Brew Co. | Saturday, June 4 | FREE – Guests are invited to get a taste of college nostalgia and rally at Eureka Heights for its 2nd annual Lager Rush, featuring a few new lagers and dollar hot dogs from Bullhorn Tailgate, plus sweet ’80s jams from Flashback and some “fratty” team games. 1pm to 6pm. 
  • 28th Anniversary Party at Saint Arnold Brewing Company | Saturday, June 4 | FREE – Its first kegs of Amber Ale were shipped on June 9, 1994, and 28 years later, Houston’s Patron Saint of Brewing, Saint Arnold, is still going strong. To celebrate, the brewery will toast to a newer Saint Arnold classic and its most popular beer, Art Car IPA. All day long (and while supplies last), guests can enjoy special variants of Art Car IPA on draft, commemorative Art Car IPA–themed 28th Anniversary glassware, and art cars galore, plus live music and good vibes throughout the Beer Garden. 4pm to 9pm. 
  • I’ll Have What She’s Having Rock & Roll Picnic at Continental Club | Sunday June 5 – Hospitality healthcare nonprofit I’ll Have What She’s Having invites guests to its first annual Rock & Roll Picnic, featuring live music and cuisine by rockstar chefs Evelyn Garcia (Kin), Anita Jaisinghani (Pondicheri), Sasha Grumman (The Fierce Chef), Monica Cobb (Monica’s Restaurant), Chris Roy (Winnie’s), Julia Doran (Tiny Champions), Alyssa Dole (LuLoo’s), and more. $25 for general admission, with $197.30 picnic packs available for purchase (feeds two to four) and VIP tables for $1,973 (VIP access for six people, two picnic tiffins, drink tickets, table service and recognition online). Nearby Winnie’s will host an after-party with a portion of cocktail sales going to the 1973 fund. 
  • Spring Sake Tasting and Education Class at Camerata | Sunday, June 5 – Hosted by talented general manager Elyse Wilson (an Advanced Sake Professional certified by the Sake Education Council), this afternoon of sake tasting will feature four different styles of sake with each paired with a snack. 4pm to 6pm. Additionally, sake specialist Mark Bidgoli will lead an extra-special tasting of three sought-after sakes from Japan’s Takachiyo ‘Ten Chapter Series’ Namazake. Tickets are $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity and include the pairings, educational materials and a fun gift to take home. Tickets for the combination of both classes are $115 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 6pm to 6:45pm.
  • Wine & Food Week in the Woodlands | Monday, June 6 to Sunday, June 12 – Celebrating 18 years of all things food and wine is the fan-favorite Wine & Food Week, which returns with an entirely new event lineup featuring hundreds of wines, scores of celebrity guests and a list of fresh culinary faces. New events include Rose’ Way, A Sweet Soiree at The New Peach Orchard Venue, and For the Love of TEXAS, a celebration of big, bold flavors all Texans love, plus return events like the ever-popular Ladies of the Vine luncheon, Tasting & Panel Discussion at The Club at Carlton Woods and the elaborate Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase at the The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Ballroom. Ticket pricing varies by event. Times vary.
  • National Rosé Day at Brasserie 19 | Saturday, June 11 – Pink drink fans can rosé all day at B19, where there will be themed cocktails like the Rosé 76, a polished selection of rosés including “brunch-sized” bottles, special menu items from rose gazpacho to scallop crudo and raspberry rose sorbet, photo ops, raffles, swag, giveaways and more in honor of National Rosé Day. Reservations are recommended. Noon to 3pm.
  • Comedy Night in the Schmooze Room at Kenny & Ziggy’s | Thursday, June 16 – Kenny & Ziggy’s comedy showcase returns, hosted by comedian Jesse Peyton and featuring headliner Jerry Wayne Longmire, along with appearances by Alan Adams and Dan Hornstein. To be held in the new and expanded Schmooze Room, Comedy Night will be a seated evening and guests can order from the deli’s colossal menu and cocktail bar (a minimum food and/or beverage purchase of at least two items is required per guest). Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7:30pm.
  • After Dark: Roaring ’20s at Houston Zoo | Friday, June 17 – Stepping back in time to the decade that the Houston Zoo was formed (1922), the Zoo will be transforming into a 1920s-style speakeasy. The Roaring ’20s-themed After Dark event will feature a live dueling piano show, a photo booth, food and drinks, and more. $39 and includes one free drink. 6pm to 9pm (last entry at 7:30pm).
  • Father’s Day  Steak and Eggs at Monkey’s Tail | Sunday, June 19 – Treat Dad to Steak and Eggs at Mexican-American kitchen and dive Monkey’s Tail this Father’s Day. Patrons can enjoy a 14-ounce ribeye served with hollandaise, eggs and spicy chili potatoes for $20 alongside drinks from beer buckets, beer pitchers and a variety of cocktails. 11am to 3pm.
  • Pride Desserts & Covenant House Texas Fundraiser at Kenny & Ziggy’s | Sunday, June 19 to Saturday, June 25 – Deliman, chef and owner Ziggy Gruber will be loading shelves with his specialty rainbow cookies ($17.95 per pound) and Rainbow Cake ($50 whole or $5.95 by the slice), with 10 percent of every sale to the Covenant House Texas and its mission to provide shelter for homeless, abused and abandoned youth. The special, off-the-menu items will only be available for one week.
  • Pride Brunch Specials at Traveler’s Table | Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26 – On Houston Pride weekend, Traveler’s Table will offer a lineup of Pride-inspired brunch dishes, including Fruity Pebble French Toast, Tropical Fruit Toast, and a Loud & Proud cocktail. 10am to 2:30pm.
Saint Arnold celebrates its 28th birthday on June 4 | Courtesy of Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Brooke Viggiano is a food and lifestyle writer residing in Houston. When she's not contributing to publications like 365 Things to Do in Houston, Thrillist Houston and the Houston Press, she's on the hunt for the coolest happenings in the city. You can follow her musings on Twitter @BrookeViggiano .