Get a Nightlife This Week: December 5 to 11, 2022

Raquel Cepeda's Christmas Concert comes to Heights Theater | Courtesy of Raquel Cepeda

Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 8:52pm

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, December 5 to Sunday, December 11, 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: December 5 to 11, 2022


  • Harry Potter: A Yule Ball Celebration | Daily – Immerse yourself in a whimsical wintertime ball honoring the iconic Triwizard tradition, complete with amazing performances, photo opps, themed food and drink to purchase, dancing, and more. Costumes and/or cocktail attire encouraged. Times vary.
  • World Cup Headquarters at Social Beer Garden HTX | Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday | No Cover – The Midtown beer garden hosts every game of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Catch the end of Round of 16 matches and the Quarterfinals this week. Games are shown in English and Spanish through 20 indoor TVs and a large outdoor screen. 9am to 3pm.
  • Mistletoe Market at Bagby Park | Friday & Saturday | No Cover – The annual two-day market returns to Midtown, gatheering dozens of vendors, artisans and performers for a curated market to shop crafts, gifts and more. Friday 5pm to 10pm; Saturday 10am to 4pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Raanan Hershberg at Rudyard’s | Friday & Saturday – The self-proclaimed “loud, neurotic Jew from Louisville,” who made his TV debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden, stops in the Bayou City, bringing his signature brand of comedy to the stage. $17 and up. Times vary.

Monday, December 5, 2022

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

  • OMB Peezy in Concert at House of Blues – The young rapper out of Mobile, Alabama is taking over the House of Blues with his West Coast–meets–Dirty South rap style. $20. 7pm.
  • Olan Rogers’ Polar Express at Houston – Adult Swim alum and Final Space creator, Olan Rogers, has a set for the holidays and he’s bringing it to H-Town for a special one-night only show. Tickets are sold by the table; $50 for 2, and up. 7pm.
  • Kinky Friedman in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – The man who has kept Texas weird for decades will be playing an incredibly special show benefiting Gold Star Camp for Kids at Echo Hill Ranch. Western Express will be special guests. $30 and up. 7pm.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Friday, December 9, 2022 

  • Italian Wine Dinner at Nice Winery Taste your way through a series of selections from Antinori, one of Italy’s finest producers, with roots dating to the 13th century. Courses will be paired with dishes like lemon-herb aranchi, calamari fritto misto, braised wild boar osso bucco and more. $165. 6pm to 9pm.
  • All Access Art Holiday Market at Railway Heights Market | No Cover – Near Washington Ave, Railway Heights hosts a special holiday edition of the monthly art market that normally takes place in Downtown. Gather to check out local creatives and craftspeople that are selling their work while you enjoy music, food and more. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Up on the Rooftop at Sunset Coffee Building – Buffalo Bayou Partnership hosts a festive fundraising fête hosted by The Currents, BBP’s Young Professional Group. Celebrate the season with holiday-themed music, bites and libations, views of Downtown from the rooftop, and Holiday Cruises on the pontoon boat led by Mr. and Mrs. Kringle. $50. 6:30pm to 9pm.
  • Yung Gravy in Concert at 713 Music Hall – The certified platinum artist who boasts a unique style that can be described as classic soul mixed with trap, is bringing tunes from his 2022 release, Marvelous, to the big H. $29.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Rod Wave with TOOSI & Mariah the Scientist in Concert at Toyota Center – Soul-trap pioneer Rod Wave is coming through Clutch City touting his third studio release and second consecutive Billboard #1 album, Beautiful Mind, and he’s bringing Toosi and Mariah the Scientist with him. $35 and up. 8pm.
  • Harry Potter & the Night of Trivia at Urban South HTX Brewery | No Cover – Maybe you’ll cast a Confundus Charm on your opponents, or perhaps you’re such a Harry Potter whiz you won’t need to. Find out in this night of trivia related to all things about the Boy Who Lived and his world. There’s frozen butter beer, free popcorn and yes, dressing up in your house colors or as your favorite character is encouraged. 8:30pm.
  • All Bad Bunny Everything at Warehouse Live – Experience the ultimate Bad Bunny-themed night and dance to reggaeton hits at the EaDo music venue. $25. 9pm.
  • Shaq’s Bass All Stars at Rise Rooftop – NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal comes to Midtown to hit the decks as DJ Diesel, along with special guests Kill the Noise, GG Magree and Solton. $50. 10pm.

Saturday, December 10, 2022 

Sunday, December 11, 2022 

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