Get a Nightlife This Week: May 22 to 28, 2023

A club with a pool and dozens of people hanging out in and around the water
Moneybagg Yo brings a party to the pool at Sekai on Saturday | Courtesy of Sekai Night & Day

Updated Monday, May 22, 2023 at 2pm

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, May 22 to Sunday, May 28, 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: May 22 to 28, 2023


  • Houston Bike Summit 2023 at Multiple Locations | Monday to Wednesday – This three-day event celebrates the mighty two-wheeled bicycle and the city that is expanding networks for bike riders all over. Axelrad in Third Ward hosts a screening of the documentary The Street Project about how to make our streets safer; Bike Law attorney Charlie Thomas shares jaw-dropping stories and answers your questions about bikes and the law at MATCH; and Saint Arnold Brewing hosts a soirée on Wednesday, toasting to Mayor Sylvester Turner and hosting an auction with food, drink and community. Events range from suggested donations to $150 for the soirée. Times vary.
  • Forever Motown at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday to Saturday | FREE – A signature performance during Miller Outdoor Theatre’s centennial year, this concert brings the lead singers of iconic groups like the Four Tops, the Temptations and the Marvelettes for an all-star performance of legendary Motown tunes over three straight nights. 8pm.
  • Otaku’s Camouflage Food Festival at No Label Brewing Co. | Saturday & Sunday | FREE – The Katy brewery hosts this two-day family food and anime event that features more than 30 food, drink and anime vendors, plus voice actors, sumo wrestling, cosplay contests, live music and more. Times vary.

Monday, May 22, 2023

  • Bingo Mondays at Galveston Island Brewing | FREE – Head to the island for a round of Bingo with food trucks and tasty, award-winning brews straight from the taproom. Free to play; food and drink are on you. 5pm to 7pm.
  • Beginner Calligraphy at Holler Brewing Co. – Join others for this workshop at the Arts District brewery where you’ll learn all the ins and outs of modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink. $70. 7pm.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Thursday, May 25, 2023

  • Country Music & Steak Night Thursdays at Now or Never | No Cover – The Travis Street hotspot in Midtown hosts a weekly steak dinner night (filet, ribeye and rack ribs available) along with country tunes ’til midnight. Steak ranges from $20 to $25. 6pm.
  • Love & Wondervision Opening Reception at Moody Center for the Arts | FREE – Artist JooYoung Choi will be on hand for the opening of this summer exhibition at the Rice University gallery, marking her first institutional solo show that explores issues of identity and reflecting her research into media representation. 6pm to 8pm.
  • Disco Prom at M-K-T | FREE with RSVP – Teaming up with fashion designer Chloe Dao, the shopping and dining destination in the Heights throws it back with a fashion-forward disco prom featuring entertainment, prizes, dancing and more. H-Town’s own Blackberri emcees the event, which also includes a disco dancing lesson, Holler Brewing beverages, a sip ‘n’ shop auction, and Best Dressed contests. Space is limited; RSVPs are strongly encouraged. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Drag Bingo at Eureka Heights Brew Co. | No Cover – Dessie Love-Blake hosts Bingo rounds at the Heights brewery for a night of uproarious number crunching. Bring your own dauber or purchase one for $2. 7pm to 8:30pm.
  • Garrett T. Capps in Concert at Discovery Green | FREE – Hailed as San Antonio’s resident “cosmic country gonzo honky tonk weirdo freak,” Garrett T. Capps and his band, NASA Country, headline the Thursday Night Concert in Downtown. Austin-based Ms. Mack & the Daddies join in support. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Teeling Single Barrel Release and Tasting at Reserve 101 – Taste through a flight of Teeling Irish Whiskey at this private sampling event led by Teeling’s Whiskey Ambassador, Hal Brock. $45. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Comedian David Lucas at Houston Improv – A regular on the Kill Tony podcast and a roast master that got his career started on MTV’s Yo Momma, David Lucas lands at the Improv for a one night-only show. $40 for 2, and up. 7:30pm.
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, with the Strokes & Thundercat in Concert at Minute Maid Park – Celebrating their lucky thirteenth record, Return of the Dream Canteen, the record-breaking titans of rock, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are bringing the Strokes and Thundercat on a ride through Houston when they play the Juicebox. $34 and up. 8pm.

Friday, May 26, 2023 

Saturday, May 27, 2023 

Sunday, May 28, 2023 

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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.


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