Get a Nightlife This Week: March 27 to April 2, 2023

A backyard seating area with people gathered at tables and a light-up Elvis sign against the wall
Continental Club hosts a backyard bash for Sunday Funday | Courtesy of Continental Club

Updated Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 5:30pm

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, March 27 to Sunday, April 2, 2023.

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: March 27 to April 2, 2023


Monday, March 27, 2023

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Thursday, March 30, 2023

  • Houston Astros Opening Day Street Fest at Minute Maid Park – The World Series champs kick off the 2023 season with live music, face painting, food trucks, giveaways and other fun for fans of every age. Stick around and watch the team in the first of four home games against the Chicago White Sox. Game ticket required for entry; $130 and up. 3pm to 6pm.
  • MLB Opening Day featuring Astros Game at Wakefield Crowbar | No Cover – The Garden Oaks sports bar is showing the Astros game against the White Sox, broadcasting on a 24-foot TV wall, alongside other Opening Day action from around the MLB. 6pm.
  • Yappy Hour at Urban South HTX | No Cover – Jenni’s Rescue Ranch is the guest of honor so grab your furry pals, get them dressed to the nines, and head to Urban South in Arts District where there will be drink specials, pet accessories, treat vendors, raffles and pet adoptions. 6pm to 8pm.
  • Line Dance Lessons at Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon | No Cover – Gather beneath the lights of a neon moon at Neon Boots saloon for free line dancing lessons to learn your 1’s and 2’s. 6:30pm to midnight.
  • Comedian David Cross at White Oak Music Hall – The comedic legend of Mr. Show and Arrested Development fame is taking over the downstairs stage at White Oak Music Hall to give everyone a good dose of the Worst Daddy in the World Tour. $42.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Drag Bingo at Eureka Heights Brewing Company | No Cover – Celebrate the beautiful majesty of one of America’s most in-demand drag queens, Houston’s own Dessie Love-Blake, as she hosts a delightful round of Drag Bingo in the taproom of Eureka Heights. Bring your own dauber or purchase one for $2. 7pm to 8:30pm.
  • Trivia Night at Southern Star Brewery | No Cover – It’s time for Q’s and Brews with all questions being supplied by your hosts for the evening, Craft Quiz Co. Brews are on you. 7pm to 9pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Will Burkart at Rudyard’s Pub – The L.A.–based stand-up comedian is pulling a double at one of the hottest comedy spots in town when he brings his national tour to Rudz for two shows in one night. $15 and up. 7pm and 9pm.

Friday, March 31, 2023 

  • Gameday Fan Fun with ESPN at J Bar M Barbecue & Beer Garden – Join ESPN 97.5 as it broadcasts live—including The Paul Gallant ShowThe Killer Bs, and The Wheelhouse—from EaDo’s barbecue hotspot and beer garden. Expect tasty game day bites, world class BBQ, Don Cosmé frozen margaritas, 8th Wonder’s new Cougar Paw beer, and all day happy hour specials. 10am to 7pm.
  • Music Industry Mixer at Heights House Hotel | FREE – Meet music artists, sound engineers, booking agents, venue owners and others at this mix-and-mingle event in the Heights. RSVP requested. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Houston Scotch Whisky Society presents The Space C at the Texas Wine School – For whiskey enthusiasts, you’ll sample four single-cask Scotch expressions not available in the U.S., along with a 150-year-old bottle. $55 and up. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Baseball Trivia at Urban South HTX Brewery | No Cover – Show off your baseball knowledge while you sip specialties like frozen beer, enjoy complimentary popcorn and get extra points for dressing on theme. 6:30pm.
  • Writespace presents Reading & Open Mic at Antidote Coffee – Writers Sarah Gajkowski-Hill and Lakshmi Sunder share their work, plus guests are welcome to sign up for their own reading slot. Arriving early to secure seating is recommended. $5. 7pm to 9:30pm.
  • ROAR Story Slam at Asia Society Texas Center – Six finalists from Korean American Story have six minutes to share stories in this competition, adhering to this year’s theme of “What the Heck.” Stick around at 9:30pm for an after party event with light refreshments and mingling. $35; $25 for students. 7pm to 11pm.
  • Anime Night at the Secret Group | FREE w/RSVP – The EaDo venue hosts an evening of future funk, city pop, and Top 40 with cosplay. Free with RSVP (21+); $20 for ages 18 and up. 9pm to 2am.
  • Depeche Mode Tribute with E-nertia at Etro Nightclub | No Cover – Pay tribute to one of the world’s most lasting new wave and synth pop bands by taking in a performance from Depeche Mode tribute band, E-nertia, at the Downtown nightclub. 10pm.
  • Shouse DJ Set at Stereo Live – The EDM duo from down under are taking over the booth at the West Houston spot for electronica. $8. 10pm to 2am.

Saturday, April 1, 2023 

Sunday, April 2, 2023 

  • Art Car IPA 5K at St. Arnold Brewing Company – Combine your loves of fitness and beer in this morning race at Houston’s signature brewery. Entry fees include 5K entry, access to the post-race party, an Art Car IPA pint glass and more. Registration is $60; $30 to attend the party only. 8:30am.
  • Brunch & Bingo at Gotti’s | No Cover – Gotti’s in EaDo has the brunch and bingo covered for you on a Sunday afternoon. Play some bingo to win drinks, carafes, and mimosa towers. Reservations are recommended. 11am to 4pm.
  • 10th Annual Barbecue Festival at Humble Civic Center – The region’s best ‘cue spots turn out for this family-friendly event where you can sample flavors from Burns Original BBQ, Feges BBQ, Gatlin’s BBQ, Pinkerton’s Barbecue and many more. $60 and up; free for ages 6 and under. 1pm to 4pm.
  • Sunday Funday Backyard Bash at Continental Club – Sparky Parker, a guitarist that riffs the blues, funk and soul, performs live at the Mid-Main venue. Bring a picnic and the whole family for an afternoon of music and fun. $5. 2pm to 6pm.
  • Queen Legacy: A Tribute to Queen at Main Street Crossing – Head to Tomball for a spectacular showing by Queen Legacy, pulling all the hits, deep cuts, and classics for two shows in one night. $45 and up. 4pm and 8pm.
  • GULP! featuring Mall Grab at Bauhaus Houston – Say goodbye to one week and hello to another as the London-based Aussie techno and house producer hops through the city to perform at Bauhaus. $15 and up. 6pm.
  • Jack Daniel’s Honey Art, Beats & Lyrics at Post Houston | FREE with RSVP – The traveling urban art and music exhibition comes to Houston, offering a look at visionary artists and featuring hip-hop performances. 6pm to 11pm.

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