Get a Nightlife This Week: November 21 to 27, 2022

The Midtown beer garden hosts a Thanksgiving Eve event with live DJs and more | Courtesy of Social Beer Garden

Updated: Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11:05am.

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, November 21 to Sunday, November 27, 2022.

Your favorite nightlife guide is back to cure your weekly FOMO. We’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening all week long around Houston, from Monday through Sunday.

Day + Nightlife Guide in Houston This Week: November 21 to 27, 2022

Ongoing

  • World Cup Headquarters at Social Beer Garden HTX | Daily | 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 are welcome. 4am to 3pm.
  • 2022 Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston | Daily (except Thanksgiving Day) – Galaxy Lights returns this year with a stellar spectacle that twinkles throughout the campus, allowing visitors to step through space-themed light installations, take in high-tech experiences, and walk among flown spacecraft in a one-of-a-kind holiday event that can only be found in Space City. Closed on Thanksgiving Day; on view through New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, 2023. $19.95 and up; free for ages 3 and under. Combo tickets that offer admission to the Space Center exhibits are also available. 6pm to 10pm.
  • 62nd Annual AutoRama at George R. Brown Convention Center | Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24 to Sunday, November 27 – Kicking off on Thanksgiving, the AutoRama offers four days of automotive spectacle with showcases of beautiful, customized muscle cars, lowriders, hot rods and other chromed-out vehicles. $23; $4.99 for ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and under. Times vary.
  • The Riot Comedy Show presents Fumi Abe at Rudyard’s Pub | Friday, November 25 & Saturday, November 26 – On back-to-back nights at the upstairs stage, Fumi Abe visits to share his latest material, coming off his work as a writer for The Late Late Show with James Corden and as podcast host for Asian Not Asian. $17 and up. Times vary.
  • We So Houston Art Show at Saint Arnold Brewing Company | Friday, November 25 to Sunday, November 27 | No Cover – Held at the Saint A beer hall throughout the weekend, Houstonians can learn about the city’s rich history and culture through art, food and local beer. Times vary.
  • Houston Symphony presents Disney’s Fantasia at Jones Hall | Friday, November 25 to Sunday, November 27 – Bring the entire family and immerse yourselves in this incredibly special event wherein the Houston Symphony will be playing music from one of Disney’s most epic and timeless masterpieces as the larger-than-life film is played on the big screen. $29 and up. Times vary.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

  • Trivia & Steak Night at Front Porch Pub | No Cover – Flex the ol’ brain bone and do some trivia while you enjoy a 16-oz. steak and loaded baked potato for $20. No cover for trivia. 6:30pm.
  • Al Staehely Band in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Don’t miss this special set from the only rock and roller who can say that they’ve provided legal representation for the Texas legend himself, Stevie Ray Vaughn. $30 and up. 7pm.
  • Salsa y Bachata Tuesdays at Five Central | No Cover – In the River Oaks area, Five Central hosts its weekly night of Latin dancing, live music, $2 tacos and tequila. Not confident in your moves? Stop by early for free dance lessons with guest instructors. 7:30pm to 11:30pm
  • The Wild HTX presents Comedy Open Mic at How to Survive on Land & Sea | FREE – The bar on Harrisburg Blvd in East End hosts a weekly open mic comedy night from the Wild HTX, perfect for date night or a night out with friends. 8pm.
  • Techno Tuesdays at Darwin’s Pub | No Cover – Get moving early in the week when Darwin’s Pub, just blocks from Washington Ave, hosts a weekly Techno Tuesday night, featuring Proper Savage on the decks, with $5 Texas liquors and $3 Lone Stars all night. 10pm to 1am.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24, 2022

  • World Cup Watch Parties at William Price Distilling Company | No Cover – Catch all the World Cup action on Thanksgiving at the Garden Oaks distillery. Uruguay faces South Korea at 7am to kick things off, followed by Portugal vs. Ghana at 10am, and Brazil vs. Serbia at 1pm. All games screening on the 20-foot screen, with food and drinks available all day. 7am to 3pm. 
  • Thanksgiving at Rosalie Italian Soul at C. Baldwin Hotel – The Mid Modern-infused Italian spot inside a boutique hotel in Downtown is serving multiple courses on Thanksgiving, featuring items like roasted pumpkin soup, slow-roasted turkey with stuffing, honeynut squash, and lasagna with layers of pesto, ricotta, red sauce and parmesan. Top it off with your choice of dessert classics like apple, pecan or pumpkin pie. $65. 11am to 5pm.
  • Thanksgiving at Brennan’s of Houston – The longtime Midtown staple hosts their annual three-course Thanksgiving Day meal with Creole and holiday classics. $84; $30 for children (no age specified). 11am to 7pm.
  • Thanksgiving at Le Jardinier at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – The fine-dining restaurant housed within the Kinder Building on the MFAH campus serves up a three-course Thanksgiving feast with an amuse bouche, plus sides for the table. Dine on seasonal items like citrus cured ora king salmon with beets and yuzu, Heritage turkey ballotine with confit and sides like fried Brussels, mushroom stuffing and mashed potatoes. $165. Noon to 7pm.
  • 34th Annual Uptown Holiday Lighting on Post Oak Boulevard | FREE – The annual Uptown Holiday Lighting kicks off the holiday season with the illumination of Uptown’s 300 custom, 20-foot tall holiday trees along Post Oak Boulevard with live fireworks, holiday shopping, street entertainment, and appearance by Santa Claus, and more. 4pm to 7pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Live Laugh Love on Thanksgiving at Rudyard’s Pub – Local comic talent and headliners join forces to share heartbreak stories and perhaps give you a little something to feel thankful for. $15 and up. 7pm and 9pm.
  • Beso Thursday at Clé Day & Night | No Cover – Dance off the feast with DJ David Cruz as he spins a wild mix of Latin music, house, and hip-hop to have you moving all night long. 10pm to 2am.

Friday, November 25, 2022 

Saturday, November 26, 2022 

Sunday, November 27, 2022 

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