Get a Nightlife This Week: May 29 to June 4, 2023

An outdoor patio with people gathered together and a Ferris wheel in the background
Truck Yard hosts the Catalina Canned Wine Mixer this weekend | Courtesy of Truck Yard

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, May 29 to Sunday, June 4, 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 29 to June 4, 2023


Monday, May 29, 2023

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

  • Social Run at New Magnolia Brewing | FREE – Take part in a 2.5-mile or 5-mile social run and then enjoy beer discounts post-run at the Shady Acres brewery. 5:30pm.
  • Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at Cactus Cove | No Cover – From Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, and the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul, Geeks Who Drink offers a wide-ranging night of trivia challenges at Cactus Cove in the Heights. 7pm.
  • Wicked at Hobby Center | Ongoing – This re-imagined story of the witches from Oz has become one of Broadway’s most-loved stories. With themes of the power of friendship and the courage to be different, this musical is a modern classic. $54 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Comedian Josh Johnson at the Secret Group – Fresh off the release of Up Here Killing Myself on Peacock, the Emmy-nominated writer and stand-up comedian Josh Johnson grabs the mic for a special set in EaDo. $22 and up. 8pm.
  • Bad Sneakers in Concert at Post Houston – Hear the hits of Steely Dan when this 10-piece group reproduces the music and excitement of the iconic jazz rock group. $20. 8pm to 10pm.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

  • Casamigos Tequila Dinner at Radio Milano – This three-course dinner pairs Casamigos Tequila cocktails with incredible food from Moran CityCentre’s Executive Chef Christian Cardenas. Look for dishes like coffee-rubbed Denver steak with seasonal veggies on ancho aioli, paired with a mole Old Fashioned, and more. $95 per person. 6pm.
  • Fun After Five at the Shout House | No Cover – The Conroe Chamber of Commerce hosts this happy hour and networking event for business-minded folks in the area. 5pm to 7pm.
  • Dining in the Dark: Global Tastes at Mastrantos – Surprise the senses by testing your taste buds at a unique Dining in the Dark experience, where guests will explore tastes from around the globe while blindfolded. The 90-minute sessions are $80 per person. 6pm and 8:30pm.
  • Golden Dawn Arkestra in Concert at Discovery Green | FREE – Part of the Thursday Night Concert Series, this eclectic ensemble blends a variety of musical styles including punk, disco, soul and more. 7pm.
  • The Big Show 2023 at Lawndale Art Center | FREE – The supersized annual exhibition at Lawndale returns, presenting new work by artists practicing within a 100-mile radius of the art space. Enjoy drinks and eats from Moon Rooster food truck as you take in an exciting show of thought-provoking artwork. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Beetle Thursdays at Continental Club – The Mid-Main venue hosts one of Houston’s best Beatles cover bands in their weekly Fab Four concert series. $10. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Clan of Xymox in Concert at Numbers Nightclub – The Dutch pioneers of darkwave music come to the iconic nightclub for a live concert. $25 and up. 9pm.
  • William Beckmann in Concert at Goode Company Armadillo Palace – The longitme Lower Kirby spot hosts the Americana singer-songwriter for a Thursday night concert. $20 and up. 9pm.

Friday, June 2, 2023 

Saturday, June 3, 2023 

  • Drag Brunch & Pride Palooza at Urban South HTX – The Arts District brewery kicks off Pride Month with a 21+ drag brunch featuring the glamorous Persephone, Hannah Santanna and Kitty Kontour, followed by an all-ages Pride Palooza with pop-up vendors, face painting, a bounce house and more. Brunch is $50 for 2; festival admission is free. Brunch from 11am to 2pm; Festival from 2pm to 6pm.
  • H-Town Market at Post Houston | No Cover – The Downtown shopping and dining hub hosts more than 200 vendors offering vintage clothing, jewelry, candles, crafts, flowers, food and more. Plus, you can groove to a live DJ set and grab food from Post’s restaurants at a la carte prices. 11am to 7pm.
  • Catalina Canned Wine Mixer at Truck Yard | FREE – In EaDo, the adult playground hosts a tribute to Step Brothers with a wine tasting, a “Best in Bro” costume contest, photo ops, a Step Brothers cover band, and more. Free to attend; $15 for the wine tasting. Noon to 2am.
  • Kubota at Kata: A Sake-Soaked Brunch at Kata Robota – Inspired by Chef Hori’s trip to Japan, this extensive brunch lets you savor the flavors of Japanese cuisine paired with exquisite sakes. $275 per person. 1pm.
  • 2nd Annual World Series of Corn Hole Tournament at Little Woodrow’s Midtown – Gather your team to take part in this all-skills tournament, with partial proceeds going to Combined Arms, a nonprofit that seeks to help veterans transition to civilian life. Grand prize is $300. $65 per team. 1pm to 6pm.
  • Chef’s Table: Celebrating Southeast Asia at Asia Society Texas Center – A trio of Houston chefs—Nina Fonte (Aleng Nina’s), Suu Khin (Burmalicious) and Vanarin Kuch (Koffeteria)—combine their skills for a multi-course dinner exploring the flavors of Philippines, Burma and Cambodia. $165. Seating at 5pm and 8pm.
  • Rebelution at Bayou Music Center – The Cali-based legends of rock reggae are bringing all the best vibes to the Bayou Music Center when they hit up Houston while on their massive North American tour. $39.50 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Ruel in Concert at House of Blues – The mononymous singer-songwriter from the land down under is coming stateside, performing in Downtown on his 4th Wall world tour. $37 and up. 7pm.
  • Janet Jackson in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – The superstar performer behind hits such as “Nasty,” “Control,” and “The Pleasure Principle” performs as part of her Together Again tour. Ludacris opens the show. $49.95 and up. 7:45pm.
  • IAMX in Concert at Numbers Nightclub– The iconic Houston hotspot welcomes experimental EDM act IAMX on their Fault Lines tour through North America. $30 and up. 8pm.
  • Bayou City Funk in Concert at Continental Club – The versatile deep funk/soul/jazz fusion outfit headlines at the Mid-Main club.  $15 and up. 9pm.
  • Viva La Solteria: Shakira x Karol G Dance Night at House of Blues – Dance the night away to the sounds of Latin pop stars Shakira and Karol G in the heart of Downtown. $15. 9pm.
  • Chelina Manuhutu DJ Set at Bauhaus – The Dutch-born artist returns to Houston in the wake of her Drumcode hit release, Amsterdam Rave. $15 and up. 10pm to 2am.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 

  • Goat Yoga at Galveston Bay Brewing – Start your morning with downward dog and adorable goats at this brewery in the Bay Area. All levels are welcome; mats available for rent. $45 and up. 10am.
  • Disko Cowboy DJ Set at El Segundo Swim Club – This 21+ pool party in East End features Disko Cowboy on the decks. Expect chill vibes and a retro feel. $30. 11am.
  • Pride Market at Karbach Brewing Company | No Cover – Shop from an array of vendors offering all sorts of artwork, jewelry and more at this market that also features a DJ, food trucks, giveaways and other festivities. 11am to 5pm.
  • J. Worra DJ set at Clé – Put on your best pool attire and head to Midtown to hear J. Worra at work on the turntables. $10. 2pm to 8pm.
  • Jazzy Sundays: The Suffers in Concert at the Water Works | FREE – Rescheduled from an earlier May date, the Suffers take to the Water Works stage at Buffalo Bayou Park for the finale to the three-month concert series that has been taking place at parks across the city. 5pm to 7pm.
  • Tulips Market at Raven Tower | No Cover – The last Tulips Market of the summer hits Raven Tower in Northside, offering a slate of local vendors, live music, yoga sessions on the roof of the tower, and more. 5pm to 10pm.
  • Navy Blue in Concert at House of Blues – Take to Downtown for a laidback night of hip-hop vibes from Navy Blue. $20. 7pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins always keeps an eye out for what's ahead on Houston's horizon while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston. When he's not passing along the latest events, destinations and hidden treasures in H-Town, he loves diving into the city's food scene, shopping local and learning about Houston's rich history.