Fun Things to do in Houston this Week of May 16, 2022 include Galveston Beach Revue, Intempo Disney Tribute, & More!

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Houston is among the top 5 metroplexes in the US! What that means is that there’s plenty going on in Houston any day of the week. There are always things to do on Monday in Houston, things to do in Houston on Saturday night, and everything in between!

Some of you may be looking for things to do in Houston with family while others may be focused on free things to do in Houston this week. Either way, you can be sure that we have you covered in our list below. 

There are a lot of great events in Houston this week (May 16-22)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park, Intempo Disney Tribute, Plastic Power WonderWeek, Cocktails in Bloom, Water in Harmony, and more!


Top Pick for Summer Camps in Houston – Language Kids World

Looking for summer camp options in Houston? Language Kids World offers Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, Sign Language, and English Immersion Camps in Houston.

Kids at Summer Camp - Language Kids World in Houston

Childhood is the best time to learn another language, and it has never been so much fun! Give your child the gift of learning another language and make the most of your child’s summer with fun, engaging, and innovative immersion camps. Campers will develop conversational skills in another language while making friends and making memories that will last a lifetime!

With more than two decades of language teaching experience under their belt, Language Kids World teachers are masters at teaching languages to children in fun and innovative ways. Multiple locations and extended schedules. In-person and virtual camp options. 

Check out all the details at Language Kids World! 


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


Top Things to do in Houston this Week – Monday, May 16, 2022

Cocktails in Bloom

Cocktail in Bloom Buffalo Bayou Houston

Image Credit: Buffalo Bayou Partnership Facebook Page

Enjoy refreshing cocktails, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and stunning park vistas. Guests will have a marvelous dining experience at Flora — the new restaurant by The Big Vibe Group. The proceeds from this fundraiser event will benefit Buffalo Bayou Partnership, allowing us to continue rejuvenating, sustaining, and activating Buffalo Bayou.
When: Monday, May 16, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Flora, 3422 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX
How Much: $150; Purchase tickets here.


Fun Things to do in Houston this Week – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Plastic Power WonderWeek

Plastic is almost everywhere and we all know it’s become an environmental issue. Do what you can and don’t toss away plastic because you can easily upcycle it into something new and fun! This WonderWeek takes the everyday material of plastic and transforms it into a variety of creative masterpieces.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, May 17- 21, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Located At: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15


VIBR8 Sound Therapy

vibr8 sound bath levy park

Image Credit: Levy Park Facebook Page

Sound Healing conducted by Houston residents and life-long best friends, Leala & Celeste, takes “Self Care” to a whole new level in Levy Park. Anyone wishing to improve the quality of their life can benefit from a sound bath, which is a soothing, caring, and therapeutic meditation session. This act of self-care is useful for anyone who wants to experience a stronger sense of calm and well-being.
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 7 p.m.
Location: Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside, Houston, TX
How Much: Free


Things to do in Houston this Week – Wednesday, May 18, 2022

AD Players at The George Theater: Apollo 8

Apollo 8 A.D. Players at The George Theater

Image Credit: A.D. Players at The George Theater Facebook Page

Along with the true stories of the brave Americans who planned and flew the mission, APOLLO 8 by AD Players at the George Theater also tells the fictional stories of people who were moved and inspired by our first journey to the Moon, all of which culminate in a triumphant and divine vision of who we are and who we were meant to be. This is a great option for Things to do in Houston on Saturday night! 

When: Various shows this Week Wednesday – Sunday (check site for show times)
Where: 5420 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
How Much: Starts at $36, depending on seat purchase. Buy tickets for Apollo 8 by AD Players


Student Performance: Alief Middle School Orchestra

Student Performances in the Park Series at Hermann Park Conservancy

Image Credit: Hermann Park Conservancy Facebook Page

Cheer and applaud the students from Alief Middle School Orchestra as they showcase their talents at Hermann Park as part of the 11th Annual Student Performance Series at Lake Park. Nothing is more encouraging for these kids than seeing plenty of people appreciate their talents.
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Lake Plaza, Hermann Park Conservancy, 1700 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004 
How Much: Free



Things to do in Houston this Week – Thursday, May 19, 2022

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park Buffalo Bayou

Image Credit: Buffalo Bayou Website

This classic park attraction has returned! Join us for a new season of Blanket Bingo, which will support Market Square Park and the Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, or a table from the park for a night of fun, music, and wonderful prizes! One bingo packet is included with the $10 admission fee. For $1, additional games and daubers can be purchased.
When: Thursday, May 19, 2022, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Market Square Park, 301 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $10


Things to do in Houston on Friday, May 20, 2022

Galveston Historical Revue 2022 returns!

Galveston Beach Revue, presented by TGRE returns May 20-22 to celebrate Seawall Boulevard’s vintage history. The annual revue showcases vintage-inspired fun, headlined by the Bathing Beauties contest, next to Galveston’s historic shoreline.

Classic car shows, food and vintage vendors, concessions, and other event attractions can be found throughout Beach Central. This year’s event includes a new men’s category, dance lessons and contests, increased kid’s programming, and an extended Bathing Beauties contest, which is a popular favorite!

When: Various events, May 20 – May 22, 2022
Where: Multiple locations depending on the event
How Much: The price varies depending on the event. Get more information about Galveston Beach Revue 2022


Parachute Play Time

The British International School of Houston is bringing back Parachute Play Time at Citycentre! Fun activities and games await your little ones, and of course, the chance to play with the big parachute.
When: Friday, May 20, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Located At: CITYCENTRE, 800 Town and Country Blvd., Houston, TX 77024
How Much: $5 per child


Things to do in Houston on Saturday, May 21, 2022

GreenStreet’s 10th Anniversary Event

GreenStreet is ten years old! Celebrate with GreenStreet and enjoy fun activities including Yoga on the Lawn with Lifetime Fitness, followed by a vendor market, live music, live art, and happy hour! Make sure not to miss out on one of the most anticipated things to do in Houston this week.
When: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Located At: GreenStreet, 1201 Fannin, Houston, TX
How Much: Free


Art Tour: ‘Making Home: Artists and Immigration’

Asia Society Org in Houston Art Tour

Image Credit: Asia Society Website

Experience art on a personal level that focuses on immigration and related themes through the works of Phung Huynh, Beili Liu, Tuan Andrew Nguyen, and Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya. Learn about art historical periods and styles and hear their stories through their artworks.
When: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Located At: 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX, 77004
How Much: $10


Intempo Disney Tribute

 EVENTS Intempo Disney Tribute

Image Credit: Children’s Museum Houston Website

As we take you on a fairytale adventure through your favorite enchanting movies and stories, dance with Ariel and Anna, play with Simba and the Mad Hatter, and find love with Jasmin and Belle! Magic spread during your day at the Children’s Museum this Saturday, so don’t miss out and be sure to dance and sing along!
When: Saturday, May 21, 2022 | Showtimes: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Located At: GreenStreet, 1201 Fannin, Houston, TX
How Much: $15


Things to do in Houston this Week – Sunday, May 22, 2022

Water in Harmony

water in harmony event at Houston Arboretum

Image Credit: Houston Arboretum Website

In conjunction with Ocean Music Action, the Houston Arboretum is happy to present ‘Water in Harmony,’ a program of music and fun activities to inspire thoughtful stewardship of our oceans and rivers. Join Principal Harpist Megan Conley of the Houston Symphony and friends as they use music to encourage youngsters to learn about the natural world. We’ll go pond dipping for aquatic critters after the concert, examine plants that thrive in wetland ecosystems, and participate in water conservation activities.
When: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Located At: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708
How Much: $8 per person

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Things to do in Houston This Week

Children's Music Class in the Park at Sugar Land Town Square

Things to do in Houston this Week: Image Credit: Sugar Land Town Square Facebook Page

There’s always a lot going on in Houston during the weekends. However, there is also a lot of activity during the week days. But with so many different events and activities, it can be hard to decide which events are worth your time.

Every week, we bring to you the best things to do in Houston, events that can be enjoyed by adults, kids and families alike.

Things to do in Houston This Week – Houston Arboretum

The Houston Arboretum is a great place to enjoy for the families. Their weekends are always packed with great events, but a lot of times, they have things going on during the week as well.

Mindful Mornings

Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum: Image Credit – Houston Arboretum

Things to do in Houston this Week –  Events at the Buffalo Bayou

Buffalo Bayou is another great place for week-day activities. In 2022, they have an ongoing series of Buffalo Bayou Wellness Walks that takes place every Wednesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

Laura Conely, the founder of Urban Paths, leads a free Wellness Walk with Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Anyone is welcome to walk along Buffalo Bayou Park’s walkways while discussing issues such as mental and physical wellness, as well as the benefits of being in nature.

Buffalo Bayou Wellness Walk

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Things to do in Houston this Week – Fitness & Art Activities

If you are looking to stay fit by working out in the outdoors, Houston has some great cheap and even free options. Very often, there are Zumba sessions at Midtown Park every Tuesday evening and there are also HIIT workouts at the Levy Park led by the Preserve Gym.

If you are looking for Art related events during the week in Houston, there are options for you as well!

The Lawndale Art Center has a series called They, Who Sound featuring experimental sound, improvisational music, sounds, the sounding of art, the performance of art, and so forth.

Things to do in Houston this Week – Houston Museums

Houston Museums | Image Credit: Lone Star Flight Museum Facebook Page

Houston Museums | Image Credit: Lone Star Flight Museum Facebook Page

We are lucky to be in a city that has a great set of museums. If you are interested in Science there is the HMNS – Houston Museum of Natural Sciences. It is a great place to bring your family or visit with your friends who love seeing and learning about the different species that roamed the earth in the past and in the present.

There is also the Health Museum, which encourages kids to take care of their bodies. Then there is the Space Center Museum, the Lone Star Flight Museum, and others. Check out our post on 14 Houston Museums that are a Must – Visit! 

And if you are looking to save money on admission to Houston museums, check out our post on Free Day at Houston Museums

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