Take a tour of H-Town’s weekend highlights with our 365 Houston guide to the best things to do in Houston this weekend, from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24, 2022.
Every weekend, Houston has plenty of happenings to be found around town—but which ones are the highlights that can help you plan an enjoyable weekend of outings?
We’ve whittled down our extensive Weekend Guide to offer you some of our favorite things to look forward to from Friday to Sunday.
Looking for more things to do? Dig deeper for all of our weekend picks with the 365 Houston Weekend Guide, or comb through our Calendar for even more events, activities, and things to do this weekend.
The 15 Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: July 22 to 24, 2022
- Houston Horror Film Festival at Houston Marriott of Westchase | Daily – Get ready for a hair-raising convention of horror film icons with movie screenings, memorabilia vendors, panel discussions, cosplay, and meet-and-greets with horror film stars from Halloween Kills, Friday the 13th, Hereditary, and much more. $15 and up. Times vary.
- Houston World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Center | Daily – See a field of four-legged friends compete in a series of events, across 150 different breeds, vying for the coveted “Best in Show.” Competitive events include flyball, creative grooming, a frisbee exhibition, and canine musical freestyle. $15; free for ages 12 and under. Discounted admission on select days. Times vary.
- Comedian Mark Normand at Houston Improv | Daily – Catch the New York-based comedian who’s had previous stops on Comedy Central, the late-night talk show circuit, and in his latest one-hour special, Out to Lunch on YouTube. Tickets are sold by the table; $60 for 2 and up. Times vary.
- Kendrick Lamar in Concert at Toyota Center | Friday, July 22 – Fresh off the release of his blockbuster album, Mr. Morale & the High Steppers, legendary rapper Kendrick Lamar comes to Toyota Center for one of the most anticipated concerts of the year, joined by Baby Keem and Tanna Leone. Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find cheaper, better, or hard-to-get seats on the online ticket resale market. 7:30pm.
- Trae Day Family Funday at Aveva Stadium | Saturday, July 23 | FREE – Houston rapper and philanthropist Trae Tha Truth hosts a family festival in South Houston, featuring free school supplies, backpacks and giveaways, plus animals, games, rides, slabs on display, and more. 3pm to 8pm.
- Brewsology Beer Fest at Houston Museum of Natural Science | Saturday, July 23 – Sip and sample your way through the HMNS after hours, as you tour through the museum’s exhibition halls. Dozens of local craft brewers will be on hand with samples of their latest brews and ciders. $50 and up. 7pm to 11pm.
- Houston Dynamo FC vs. Minnesota United FC at PNC Stadium | Saturday, July 23 – Bolstered by the arrival of Héctor Herrera, the Dynamo look to secure playoff standing against a fellow Western Conference foe. $14 and up. 7:30pm.
- Comedian Tracy Morgan at Cullen Performance Hall | Saturday, July 23 – The prolific comedian and actor from NBC’s 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, and most recently on TBS’ The Last O.G., comes to the Cullen theater on the University of Houston campus while on the No Disrespect Tour. $34 and up. 8pm.
- Bridal Extravaganza Summer Show at George R. Brown Convention Center | Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24 – Plan all aspects of your upcoming nuptials at the summer edition of this expo that features vendors, caterers, decor, floral, wedding dresses, and everything else from top to bottom for any bridal party. $5; $49 for VIP packages with additional perks. Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday 11am to 5pm.
- Clue at Alley Theatre | Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24 | Opening Weekend – The Alley Theatre presents a live stage production inspired by the classic cult whodunit movie and board game, Clue. Murder and blackmail are on the menu at a dinner party when six guests assemble at Boddy Manor for a night they’ll never forget… if they make it out alive. Was it Mrs. Peacock in the study with the knife? Or Colonel Mustard in the library with the wrench? $30 and up. Showtimes vary.
- Houston Cricket Festival at Moosa Stadium | Sunday, July 24 | FREE – The brand new stadium in Pearland hosts the first ever Houston Cricket Festival, featuring a doubleheader of Minor League Cricket matches, meet and greets with domestic and international cricketers, local food trucks, giveaways, and a free half-hour cricket clinic for young fans. 10am to 7pm.
- Summer Tasting & Open House at Ronin Art House Harrisburg | Sunday, July 24 | FREE – Wolfe & Wine Co. presents a free culinary tasting experience featuring cuisines from around the world—with customized interactive menus inspired by favorite destinations—and hand-crafted signature cocktails and mocktails at Ronin Harrisburg in the East End near Downtown. 3pm to 7pm.
- Trae Tha Truth presents Trae Day Funny By Nature Comedy Festival at House of Blues | Sunday, July 24 – Back again for another Trae Day, this comedy festival in Downtown invites some of Trae’s friends and surprise comedian guests to the stage at House of Blues. $25 and up. 6pm.
- Sunday Supper Pop-Up Series at Sunday Press Cafe & Coffee | Sunday, July 24 – Chef Niki Vongthong of Hidden Omakase presents a Thai-Lao menu for the evening, with proceeds from this pop-up series going toward I’ll Have What She’s Having, a local non-profit that helps provide health services for those in the hospitality industry. $150. 7pm to 9pm.
- Burna Boy in Concert at Toyota Center | Sunday, July 24 – The global Afrobeats sensation, Burna Boy makes his way to Downtown Houston for a stop on his summer tour promoting the brand new release, Love Damini. $39.50 and up. 7:30pm.
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