Plan Your Weekend: April 20 to 23, 2023

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Take to Discovery Green for the annual Earth Day celebration | Courtesy of Discovery Green

Updated Friday, April 21, 2023 at 10am

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Weekend Guide for Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23, 2023.

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Things to Do
All Weekend Long

Taylor Swift performs while kneeling on stage

Taylor Swift in Concert
NRG Stadium
Friday to Sunday

Pop princess, multi-platinum artist, and countless award-winning singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is taking over the city and she’s bringing us along on a tour of the music which made her a superstar.

Resale Tickets Only | 6:30pm

Ongoing Live Theater & Performing Arts in Houston

4/20 Bashes, Rooftop Patios, Dinosaur Immersion & More Destinations

THURSDAY
April 20, 2023

Hands holding paintbrushes above canvases

420 Flower Hour
HoneySuckle
Thursday, April 20

Sip on specialty canna cocktails and enjoy live music while you shop from more than 20 vendors offering sweets, jewelry, apparel, happy goodies and more at the Railway Heights Market.

$20 and up | 4:20pm to 9pm

  • Tank & the Bangas in Concert at Discovery Green | FREE Blending jazz, funk, hip-hop and soul, this NOLA group brings its signature song styles to the Bayou City. 7pm to 8pm.
  • The Riot Comedy Club presents Mike Eshaq at Rudyard’s – Pulling from his unique perspective as a former U.S. marine and a muslim who can’t stop eating bacon, funnyman Mike Eshaq takes to the stage for 2 shows upstairs at Rudyard’s in the heart of Montrose. $15 and up. 7pm and 9pm.
  • Salsa Night at Post Houston | FREE Get your moves on with Latin dance lessons, social dancing, and tasty food and drinks. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Fuego: Playing with Fire at Social Beer Garden | FREE – The Midtown beer garden celebrates the special holiday with dispensary Sol y Luna. Expect live music and entertainment, more than 20 vendors, plus food, beer, infused craft cocktails and a smoke lounge. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Giggly Squad Live at Cullen Performance Hall – Comedians Hannah Berner and Paige DeSorbo bring their hilarious pop culture podcast to the University of Houston stage for one night only. $35 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Comedian Sam Tallent at the Secret Group – Winner of Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and author of Running the Light, the comic comes to EaDo, building on his comedy special, Waiting For Death to Claim Us. $15 and up. 8pm.
  • Ha*Ash at Smart Financial Centre – The Latin sister popstar duo is stopping in Sugar Land on the Mi Salida Contigo tour, celebrating their chart-topping sixth release, HAASHTAG. $49.95 and up. 8pm.
  • VOLK, with Kenny the Spider in Concert at Dan Electro’s | No Cover The Nashville indie rock duo known for blurring the lines of genres teams up with Kenny the Spider for a night at the guitar bar in the Heights. 8pm to 11pm.
  • Taylor Fest at Rise Rooftop Prepare yourself for a weekend of Tay Tay when Swifties by Swifties hosts a pre-party for the incoming Eras Tour. $20. 9pm.
  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things to do in Houston are happening all weekend long. Scroll up to explore events and shows spanning multiple days, or browse Houston Experiences to save on museum and brewery passes, tours, and more.
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FRIDAY
April 21, 2023

A performer dressed as Selena sings into a microphone

Monica’s Bidi Bidi Tribute
Warehouse Live
Friday, April 21

Experience the iconic hits of Selena when Monica’s Bidi Bidi Tribute brings her acclaimed homage to the Queen of Tejano to East Downtown.

FREE with RSVP | 7:30pm

Vuyani Dance Theatre
Wortham Center
Friday, April 21

The acclaimed theatrical-dance troupe makes its Houston debut in this performance of Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro.

$39 and up | 7:30pm

  • More Great Things to Do All Weekend Long – Some of the biggest things to do in Houston are happening all weekend long. Scroll up to explore events and shows spanning multiple days, or browse Houston Experiences to save on museum and brewery passes, tours, and more.

Things to Do on Saturday, April 22 & Sunday, April 23, 2023.

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Holly Beretto
Holly Beretto writes about food and wine, the arts and interesting people for a variety of local and regional publications. In addition to 365 Things to Do in Houston, her work has appeared in the Arizona State University Alumni Magazine, Arts + Culture Texas, Bayou City Magazine, Downtown, Galveston Monthly and Houston Woman. She is also a regular contributor to Eater.com's Houston site. She earned her B.A. in mass communication with a minor in professional writing from Franklin Pierce College (now Franklin Pierce University) and her M.A. in communication studies with an emphasis in journalism from St. Louis University. She has worked in television news production, public relations and marketing in Rhode Island, Maine, New York and Texas. A native Rhode Islander, she has lived in Texas since 1997. She is the author of Christ as the Cornerstone: Fifty Years of Worship at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, published by Bright Sky Press.