Best Events in Houston this Weekend - Boho Market in Sugar Land

Best Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend – Boho Market: Image credit – Sugar Land Town Square

Here in Houston, there are a lot of fun things to do this weekend (March 18 to 20)!!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include Spring Break Fun in Galveston, Seasonal Picnic at the Arboretum, Spring Break Art-Making at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Screen on the Green: Luca, Project Dance Houston at Discovery Green, and more!

Best Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend of March 18, 2022

Top Pick – End Spring Break on a high in Galveston 

Spring Break 2022 Galveston Events | Image Credit: Pleasure Pier Facebook Page

Spring Break 2022 Galveston Events | Image Credit: Pleasure Pier Facebook Page

Send off Spring Break 2022 the right way by spending your weekend in Galveston!  There’s rides and attractions at the Historic Pleasure Pier, Spring Break Adventures at Moody Gardens, Immersive Tours to Experience the rich history of Galveston, Free Sandcastle Building Lessons and more! 

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Best Fun Events in Houston this Weekend — Friday

Spring Break Art-Making at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Spring Break Art Making events this week

image credit The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Step into a pop-up tent in the Cullen Sculpture Garden and make some art with the whole family. Free materials will be provided for you to try new techniques both right there in the garden and at home.
When: Monday, March 14th-Friday, March 18th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Montrose Boulevard at Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free

Fanny: The Right to Rock at MFAH

Fanny the Right to Rock

image credit The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Check out a screening of Fanny: The Right to Rock (2021), a documentary about a rock group from the early 1970s made up of all Filipina-Americans that received critical acclaim but never made it big because of social barriers of the time.
When: Friday, March 18th-Saturday, March 19th, from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Where: 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: $9

Screen on the Green: Luca

Take a blanket and some food out to Discovery Green to enjoy dinner and a movie in the open air. This week, watch Luca, the animated movie about a young boy who visits the Italian riviera and has an unforgettable summer as he learns more about who he is in a new place.
When: Friday, March 18th, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Andrés Fest: Carnival of the Animals + Symphony Soloists at Jones Hall

In celebration music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada in his final year, enjoy Andrés Fest, which kicks off this week with Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals and Scott McAllister’s hard-rock-inspired Black Dog, among others. The Saturday performance has a livestream option.
When: Friday, March 18th-Sunday, March 20th, 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
Where: 615 Louisiana St; Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Tickets start at $26; livestream on Saturday is $20

Top Events and Activities in Houston this Weekend — Saturday

Nature Walking Tour at Buffalo Bayou

Nature Walk

image credit Buffalo Bayou Partnership

Learn all about the native insects that keep the ecosystem around the bayou thriving on a walk with Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: 3422 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: $5

Outdoor Tour at Rienzi

Enjoy an outdoor tour of Rienzi’s gardens with docents available every step of the way to give you information about the statues, plants, and decorations.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon
Where: 1406 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77019
How Much: $10 for adults, $5 for youth (13-18), free for 12 and under

The Boho Market at Sugar Land Town Square

Boho Market best events this week

image credit Sugar Land Town Square

Check out an open-air market full of goods from local artisans and vendors. Candles, home goods, jewelry, accessories, and more will be on sale while enjoying some fresh air. The market is pet-friendly.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
How Much: Free entry

Project Dance Houston at Discovery Green

Watch an all-day, open-air dance performance as tap, jazz, ballet, and hip hop, and modern dancers all gather to put an show about the universal language of dance.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Flea by Night at Discovery Green

Flea by Night

image credit Discovery Green

Discovery Green is holding its monthly open-air night market, Flea by Night. The market will include handmade, recycled, and repurposed goods from local artisans. If you’re looking for a way to discover new small businesses in the Houston area, this is a good place to start.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Things to Do in Houston this Weekend — Sunday

Family Day at Bayou Bend “Women in America”

Family Day Bayou Bend Women

image credit The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Enjoy free admission to Bayou Bend and an exhibit centered around the history of women in America. A costumed interpreter will act as Texas art pioneer Elisabet Ney, there will be a bilingual picture book reading about a Dominican-American girl, a dance performance about the role of the matriarch in Indigenous American life, focus on the suffrage movement, and arts and crafts.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
How Much:Free

Family Zone on the Go at MFAH

On select Sundays, families can enjoy an extra bit of fun at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston when the Family Art Cart rolls on by. In it, there are kid-friendly activities to help inspire children to explore their creativity. Materials will be provided, and staff in the area will answer questions about the artwork. Look out for Storybook Circles at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., which will give kids a chance to see connections between art and stories.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 5500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $19 for adults, $12 for youth 13-18, and free for kids 12 and under (general admission)

Seasonal Picnic at the Arboretum

Best events in Houston - Seasonal Picnic at Arboretum

Image credit Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Enjoy a picnic under the trees of the Arboretum, including a charcuterie plate or sandwiches in a picnic basket curated by A Bayou City Picnic. You can also bring your own food to round out the picnic, if you would like. Guests who are 21 and older will also receive a gift from Saint Arnold.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: $75 per picnic basket (for 2 people)

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