The 15 Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: November 18 to 20, 2022

Play games, take a ride on the Ferris Wheel and enjoy the carnival at Sugar Land Holiday Lights | Courtesy of Sugar Land Holiday Lights

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, November 18 to Sunday, November 20, 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: November 18 to 20, 2022

  • 2022 Come and Take It Comedy Festival at the Secret Group | Thursday, November 17 to Sunday, November 20 – Headliners including Rory Scovel, Doug Benson, Amy Miller, Jenny Zigrino, Billy D. Washington and more take part in this four-day comedy extravaganza featuring indoor and outdoor stages at the EaDo venue. Individual show ticket prices vary. $140 for a weekend pass. Times vary.
  • The World’s Biggest Bounce House at Katy Mills Mall | Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20 – The world’s largest touring inflatable event comes to Katy, offering an action-packed day out that’s suitable for all ages. From a toddler-friendly bounce house and a giant obstacle course to a competitive sports arena and more, the Big Bounce features a hopping good time on a ticket good for three hours of bouncing entertainment. $22 and up; ticket price varies by age group. Times vary.
  • Magical Winter Lights at Sam Houston Raceway | Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20 | Opening Weekend –Get into the holiday spirit with these seven illuminated displays featuring more than six million lights in Baytown. Walk through a winter circus, grub on festival foods and more. This event is ongoing through Saturday, January 7, 2023. $25; $17 for ages 3 to 12 and 65+. Times vary.
  • Sugar Land Holiday Lights at Constellation Field | Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20 | Opening Weekend – More than three million lights create a sparkling winter wonderland at the home of the Sugar Land Space Cowboys. There’s also a holiday market, themed displays, a carnival and visits with Santa Claus. This event is ongoing through New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, 2023. $15; $12 ages 4 to 12. Times vary.
  • Broadway Across America presents Six at Hobby Center | Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20 | Final Weekend – The story of King Henry VIII’s wives comes alive in this Spice Girls–inspired rock musical that’s guaranteed to flip the script on history. $35 and up. Showtimes vary.
“Six” brings an inspired tale of King Henry VIII’s wives to Hobby Center this week | Photo: Joan Marcus; courtesy of Broadway Across America
  • Houston Plant Market at Houston Botanic Garden | Saturday, November 19 – Shop more than 40 local plant, craft, art and food vendors at Houston Botanic Garden in South Houston. Visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in educational workshops, yoga and art therapy sessions. $15. 10am to 3pm.
  • Celebr8ion 9 at 8th Wonder Brewery | Saturday, November 19 | No Cover – The EaDo brewery celebrates nine years with the 713 Night Market Food Festival and plenty of vendors, live music from the Selfless Lovers, and more. Noon to 11:45pm.
  • Flea by Night at Discovery Green | Saturday, November 19 | No Cover – The popular night market returns with vendors offering unique, handcrafted items. There will also be music from H-Town’s only accordion four-piece, playing the songs of Lou Reed, Beyonce and more. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Inspire Film Festival presents Thunder Soul Movie Screening at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, November 19 | FREE – This 2010 documentary recalls the influential jazz collective, Kashmere Stage Band, of Houston’s Kashmere High School, and it’s legendary director, Conrad O. Johnson. The Kashmere Reunion Stage Band will perform live after the film. 6:30pm.
  • Otaku’s Big Fat Thanksgiving Feast at B-52 Brewing Co. | Saturday, November 19 & Sunday, November 20 | No Cover – Head to Conroe for a family-friendly food and anime event. Food vendors will offer tastes from all over Asia on an a la carte basis, plus you can shop an Anime Village with more than 20 vendors. Noon to 8pm.
Flea By Night returns to Discovery Green, offering local shopping and a chance to skate the Ice | Courtesy of Discovery Green
  • World Cup Headquarters at Social Beer Garden HTX | Sunday, November 20 | No Cover – The Midtown beer garden hosts every game of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including those early eye-openers at 4am. Games are shown in English and Spanish through 20 indoor TVs and a large outdoor screen. Enjoy drink specials, coffee and breakfast for the early games, wifi, and more. Kids and pets welcome. 10am to 1pm.
  • Wonderful Indonesia Festival at Sugar Land Town Square | Sunday, November 20 | FREE – The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia presents this day-long celebration of Indonesian culture. Look for food, colorful crafts, a fashion show, music and more. 11am to 4pm.
  • 2022 Houston Women’s Polo Championship at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, November 20 – Take in the action presented by Don Julio and QR Jets, as the top two teams of the largest women’s tournament in the country compete, and close out the fall season of Houston polo. $35; $15.50 for ages 12 and under. 1:30pm.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors at Toyota Center | Sunday, November 20 – Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and the Warriors come to Houston to take on the Rockets. $43 and up. 6pm.
  • Michele Brangewen Dance & Music Ensemble presents Asa Nisi Masa at MATCH | Sunday, November 20 – The phrase “Asa nisi masa” was made famous in the Fellini film 8 ½, where it reminds a character of a joyful memory. The signature piece in this concert, it features movement and music created in the moment. $25 and up. 7pm.

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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.