Chalk on the Block at Midtown Houston

Best Events in Houston this Weekend of May 6, 2022 | Image Credit: Midtown Houston Facebook Page

There’s always a lot to do in Houston, especially on the weekends. Whether you are looking for Things to do in Houston this weekend for couples or family events or black events, we have you covered. 

There are a lot of fun things to do this weekend from May 6 to 8, 2022! 

Our top free and cheap picks include Chalk on the Block, The Fab 40 GET BACK to Discovery Green, Encanto: Bank of America Screen on the Green, Kemah Boardwalk Bark-A-Thon, and more!


Top Pick for Summer Camps in Houston for 2022 – Kids and Teens Summer Series at Sur La Table 

Sur La Table Summer Camps in Houston

Kids and Teens Summer Series by Sur La Table calls on all young chefs to get ready for five fun-filled days of cooking, learning, and laughter at the Sur La Table kitchens.

The classes will be small and hands-on allowing for plenty of mixing, prepping and cooking. The instructors are both talented chefs and teachers, and they will make sure that everyone has a great time. Young cooks will explore menus full of exciting discoveries, from how to prepare favorite dishes to new twists on classic desserts.

For additional summer camp options, check out our comprehensive guide to the Best Summer Camps in Houston for 2022! 


 

Best Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend – FRIDAY

Four Dragons Tai Chi at Levy Park

Image Credit: Levy Park Houston Facebook Page

Image Credit: Levy Park Houston Facebook Page

Looking for ways to de-stress and gain inner peace? Tai Chi is what you’re looking for, and there’s a free class this Friday at Levy Park. Drop by and join the class by Dragon’s Institute for Tai Chi and Meditation.
When: Friday, May 6, 2022, 9 a.m.
Where: Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside, Houston, TX
How Much: Free


 

Best Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend – SATURDAY

Encanto: Bank of America Screen on the Green

Best Events in Houston this Weekend of May 6, 2022 - Bank of America Screen on the Green

Image Credit: Discovery Green Facebook Page

Watch a free movie while in the comforts of the great outdoors at Discovery Green. Bank of America Screen on the Green will be showing the award-winning Disney film Encanto. Bring the family along, and don’t forget to pack your picnic essentials, lawn chairs, and blankets so you can get cozy while enjoying the movie.
When: Saturday, May 7, 2022, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free

 

Romeo and Juliet

Another classic stage play is here in Houston for all our musical play lovers to enjoy. Enjoy this rendition of Shakespeare’s timeless Romeo and Juliet by Gounod. From the musical scoring to the intricate dances and beautiful costumes, this stage play and story will truly warm your weekend.
When: Saturday, May 7, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Avenue, Houston
How Much: $20

 

Chalk on the Block

Chalk on the Block at Midtown Houston

Image Credit: Midtown Houston Facebook Page

Take a stroll at Bagby Park in Midtown and enjoy the different chalk artworks brought to life by various, talented artists of the city. For the month of May, the theme of this interactive, 3D sidewalk chalk art will be all about movie and music icons. 
When: Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Bagby Park in Midtown Houston, 415 Gray Street, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free; Reservation required


 

Fun Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend – SUNDAY

Happy Mother’s Day!  Check out verified Mothers Day Restaurant Specials in Houston! 

Mother's Day Specials in Houston - Mother Eating with Family at a Restaurant

Mother’s Day Specials in Houston 

 

Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at the 1880 Garten Verein

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What: Celebrate a festive Mother’s Day at the 1880 Garten Verein where there’s a delicious menu planned especially for the occasion. There’s a special gift in store as well as live music and corsages and you can gorge on shrimp salad, cheese grits, rosemary and garlic pork loin, ham and cheese egg casserole and so much more! Make Mother’s Day a memorable one with this brunch special. This event is part of the Historic Homes Tour by the Galveston Historical Foundation
When: 8 May 2022 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 2704 Avenue O, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Tickets start at $75

The Fab 40 GET BACK to Discovery Green

The Fab 40 GET BACK to Discovery Green

Image Credit: Discovery Green Website

A music spectacle – this live performance recreates The Beatles’ Let It Be. More than 40 musicians, including string and horn sections, perform the music of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, as well as the Fifth Beatle, and Houston native Billy Preston on the keyboards.
When: Sunday, May 8, 2022, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free

 

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch at Downtown Aquarium Houston

Image Credit: Downtown Aquarium – Houston Facebook Page

What better way to make Mother’s day special than to treat mom to a hefty, delicious, and fun brunch at Downtown Aquarium. With over 40 dishes to choose from, your mom would be so grateful for the treat! You can also continue your bonding moments as you explore the aquarium.
When: Sunday, May 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located at: Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby, Houston
How Much: Adults: $49 | Seniors: $39 | Kids: $20 | Kids under 2: Free

 

Kemah Boardwalk Bark-A-Thon

Dog adoption event at Kemah Boardwalk

Image Credit: Kemah Boardwalk Facebook Page

In honor of National Pet Month, local animal resource groups like the Galveston County Animal Resource Center, La Porte Animal Shelter, and Bayou Animal Services, will be hosting a dog adoption event. So if you are looking for a sign to adopt a furry friend, this is it!
When: Sunday, May 8, 2022, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Located At: Kemah Boardwalk, 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565
How Much: Free

 

Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern

Looking for a way to unearth your mindfulness and connectivity with yourself and the world? Then spend some time in a tranquil environment and find your inner peace through meditation and the calming sounds of singing bowls and wind chimes. Brought to you in collaboration with Union is Creation and Youniversoul. 
When: Sunday, May 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. 
Where: The Water Works, 105 Sabine Street, Houston, TX
How Much: $15


If you have suggestions for Black events in Houston this weekend, or Things to do in Houston on Saturday night or Family events in Houston this weekend – please let us know! 

 

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