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, September 2 to Sunday, September 4, 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: September 2 to 4, 2022
- Bad Bunny in Concert at Minute Maid Park | Thursday, September 1 & Friday, September 2 – The reggaeton superstar brings his chart-topping album Un Verano Sin Ti to the juicebox for back-to-back nights. Alesso opens the show. $125 and up, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Thorn & Moon Magickal Market at Raven Tower | Friday, September 2 | No Cover – On the grounds of White Oak Music Hall, this unique market features talented performers, authors, and guests that are on hand while you shop wares from local artisans that include artwork, tarot, oddities, and other goods of the mystical and occult. 6pm to 11pm.
- An Evening With Peter Hook & the Light at House of Blues | Friday, September 2 – Best known as the bassist and co-founder of the rock bands Joy Division and New Order, Peter Hook performs Joy Division: A Celebration with his band, The Light at House of Blues. $32.50 and up. 7pm.
- Asia Society Texas presents Arooj Aftab in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, September 2 | FREE – Grammy Award–winning Pakistani vocalist, composer and producer Arooj Aftab performs her hauntingly beautiful music that includes styles of jazz, minimalism and neo-Sufi. 8pm.
- Tattoo & Body Art Expo at NRG Center | Friday, September 2 to Sunday, September 4 – Two hundred tattoo artists convene at NRG for a weekend of on-site tattoos and piercings, contests, live performers and more. $20 and up. Times vary.
- Big Salsa Festival Houston 2022 at Westin Galleria Houston | Friday, September 2 to Sunday, September 4 – All weekend long, the Big Salsa Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with beginner dance classes, workshops, and Latin dance parties. $60 and up. Noon to 4pm.
- Chalk on the Block at Bagby Park | Saturday, September 3 | FREE – Step through a tour of Hispanic heroes and icons as chalk artists work on their creations at this monthly Midtown event. 10am to 2pm.
- The Ultimate Event 2022 at George R. Brown Convention Center | Saturday, September 3 – Car enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to this Saturday-only event that showcases 150 high-quality show cars along with live music, exhibitor booths and games. $30 and up; $15 for ages 6 to 12. 10am to 6pm.
- Mid-Autumn Festival at Asia Society Texas Center | Saturday, September 3 | FREE – Celebrate the arrival of the fall season at the Mid-Autumn Festival—also known in Asia as the Moon Festival or Lantern Festival—that welcomes the autumn harvest and full moon. The event will feature Taiwanese artists and photography, Vietnamese storytelling, and art activities that include lantern-making, paper cutting, and faux mooncakes. Free with advance RSVP. 11am to 2pm.
- Grupo Firme in Concert at NRG Stadium | Saturday, September 3 – The Tijuana-based Mexican band, brings the Enfiestados y Amanecidos Tour to NRG Stadium. $89.50 and up. 7pm.
- Devin the Dude in Concert at Last Concert Cafe | Saturday, September 3 – The Houston-native hip-hop artist takes to the near Downtown venue, joined by Willy J Peso, Big Cheeko and more. $25. 8pm.
- Red, White & Bayou Texas Music Festival & Tailgate in Downtown Dickinson | Saturday, September 3 & Sunday, September 4 – Returning for the first time since Hurricane Harvey, the City of Dickinson’s annual music festival fills Labor Day weekend with live music, boutique markets, a cook-off competition, kids zone and more. $10 and up. Times vary.
- 5th Annual Taste of the Caribbean Festival at the Crown Festival Park | Sunday, September 4 – The Taste of the Caribbean Festival returns with a day celebrating delicious Caribbean food, live Caribbean music, Caribbean arts and culture, and family fun at the Sugar Land public park. $20. 2pm to 10pm.
- Comedian Ku Egenti: One Night Only at the Secret Group | Sunday, September 4 – Houston’s own stand-up comic presents a comedy showcase featuring comedians Kate Vance and Kristi Kroll. $15. 7:30pm.
- Labyrinth Walk & Sound Bath at Discovery Green | Sunday, September 4 | FREE – Artist Reginald C. Adams guides you on a walk through his Labyrinth structure in Discovery Green, with a guided meditation and sound bath. 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
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