The 15 Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: August 19 to 21, 2022

Kindred Stories in Third Ward hosts a fundraiser for a tribute artwork on Saturday | Courtesy of Kindred Stories

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, August 19 to Sunday, August 21, 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: August 19 to 21, 2022

The 35th AIA Sandcastle Competition hits the shores of Galveston this weekend | Courtesy of AIA Houston
Act fast to snag free tickets to Pedrito Martinez Group’s afternoon performance on Saturday | Courtesy of Pedrito Martinez Group
  • Viva Mexico: Pure Feeling in Concert at Wortham Center | Saturday, August 20 & Sunday, August 21 – Experience some of the most beloved Mexican music with the two Mexican singers, Fernando de la Mora and Olivia Gorra, the PanAmerican Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariachi Champaña Nevin, a Grand Choir, and the Anita Martinez folkloric ballet, under the baton of Maestro Héctor Guzmán. $39 and up. Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm.
  • Nerd Market at B-52 Brewing Co. | Sunday, August 21 | No Cover – The Adventure Begins Comics partners with the Conroe brewery for a Nerd Market that includes vendors selling arcade games, anime merch, artwork, prints, and more. There will also be cosplay characters, face painting, a costume contest, and a Mario Kart tournament. Noon to 5pm.
  • Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon Watch Party at Neil’s Bahr | Sunday, August 21 | No Cover – Gather with other Game of Thrones fans for the premiere of HBO’s latest series at the nerdy EaDo bar on Walker Street. 8pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.