Things to do in Houston this week of April 24 | 56th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival

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Our top free and cheap picks for things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023, include 56th WorldFest-Houston International Film FestivalTo Kill a Mockingbird BroadwayRobert Plant and Alison Krauss at Cynthia Woods Mithcell Pavilion, and more!

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. 


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Also, remember to also check out our other Houston posts: Cheap Eats Houston 2023, Best Summer Camps in Houston, and Coffee Shops Houston 2023!


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Top Things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023 – Monday

Start your week on a positive note with a bit of shopping at No Label Brewery! You’re invited to shop for unique, handmade items from local vendors at the Brew and Groove market. After shopping, you can grab a few drinks with pals and spend some happy time together

When: Monday, April 24, 2023, 2 pm – 7 pm
Where: No Label Brewing Co, 5351 1st St, Katy, TX 77493
How Much: No cover


Fun Top Things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023 – Tuesday

56th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival

Things to do in Houston this week of April 24 | 56th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival

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The oldest film festival in North America and the oldest independent film festival in the world is back this year for six days of film screening. The festival will feature over 30 full-length and 60 short films and documentaries made by directors from all around the world. 

Aside from the film screenings, the festival will also have special events throughout its six-day run at the lobby of the nearby Memorial City Westin Hotel. 

When:  Tuesday – Sunday, April 25 – 30, 2023 | 7 pm – 11 pm 
Where: Cinemark Memorial City, 310 Memorial City Mall, Houston, TX 77024
How Much:  $10 and up for individual screenings 


Broadway Across America: To Kill a Mockingbird

Things to do in Houston this week of April 24 | Broadway Across America: To Kill a Mockingbird

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Harper Lee’s classic and beloved story is coming to the stage with Aaron Sorking’s adaptation. Watch as the tension turns explosive in small-town Alabama in the 1930s when white lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend Tom Robinson, a black man, for a trial with his life on the line. 

When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 7:30 pm
Where: Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much:  Starts at $40


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10 Things to do in Houston this week of April 24 include 56th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, To Kill a Mockingbird, & more!

The award-winning Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s most popular family attractions and takes visitors behind the scenes of the NASA Johnson Space Center. Filled with interactive exhibitions, multi-media displays, cutting-edge technology, and fascinating space artifacts, there’s something to amaze and entertain all ages. Full-day entrance ticket to the Space Center Houston includes the Nasa Tram, Mission Briefing Center, and Starship Gallery Choice of entrance times throughout the day

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Things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023 – Wednesday

Inferno Hot Pilates

Inferno Hot Pilates

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Get yourself sweating while working your muscles in this full-body low-impact workout designed to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, and improve overall health. After that, get to chat with your fellow Pilates buddies and maybe even grab a cup of coffee after. 

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 6 pm – 7 pm 
Where: Evelyn’s Park Conservancy, 4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401
How Much: Free


Robert Plant and Alison Krauss at Cynthia Woods Mithcell Pavilion

Living legend and former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant and his musical partner and formidable violinist and bluegrass singer Alison Krauss will be back together on tour! Catch them performing music from their second collaboration record “Raise the Roof” this Wednesday at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. 

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 8 pm 
Where: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380
How Much: Starts at $55


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Things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023 – Thursday

Dance for a Cause

Dance your heart out while getting a good workout in this free fitness class at CityCentre. Grab a friend and learn three dance formats: Zumba, Dance Jam, and Street Vybez. You’re sure to have fun while getting your heart going.

When: Thursday, April 27, 2023, 6 pm – 7:30 pm 
Where: CityCentre, 800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: Free


Houston Symphony: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2

Calling all Harry Potter fans out there! Get to watch the thrilling climax of the Harry Potter story and feel every single beat of emotion from the film as the Houston Symphony plays the score live as the film screens above them. It’s sure to be a unique experience and one that you won’t forget.

When: Thursday, April 27, 2023, 7:30 pm 
Where: Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $65


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10 Things to do in Houston this week of April 24 include 56th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, To Kill a Mockingbird, & more!

Try skydiving without the death-defying heights and high price-tag of jumping from an airplane! This indoor skydiving experience at iFly Houston Woodlands simulates the adrenaline rush of a freefall in a safe and adjustable environment. Enter the state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel and benefit from one-to-one assistance from your instructor as you master basic maneuvers, soar high into the air, or (depending on your experience level) perform thrilling aerial stunts.

Two thrilling ‘skydives’ in an indoor wind tunnel No experience necessary: suitable for complete beginners Small-group tour with one-to-one instruction Choice of tour departure times throughout the day

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Top Things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023 – Friday

HTX Whiskey Weekend

HTX Whiskey Weekend

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Enjoy a weekend of tastings, dinners, classes, seminars, and more at the HTX Whiskey Weekend. You can even get to meet the people behind your favorite drinks and ask them a few questions. Please take note, tickets are per event. 

When: Friday – Saturday, April 28 – 29, 2023, 6 pm
Where: City Place, 1250 Lake Plaza Dr, Spring, TX 77389
How Much: Starts at $35


Things to do in Houston on Saturday, April 29, 2023

67th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival

67th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival

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The Sylvan Beach Festival, one of the longest-running family traditions along the Texas Gulf Coast, is back for its 67th year! 

The event will kick off with the Sylvan Beach Day Parade at 10 am. Afterward, you can enjoy various fun activities on the shores of Sylvan Beach Park including carnival rides, food vendors, inflatables, an artisan vendor market, live music, and plenty more. 

The live music program includes performances from Larry Fleet, Stoney LaRue, and Wade Bowen. 

When: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 9 am – 11 pm
Where: Sylvan Beach Park, 1 Sylvan Beach Dr, La Porte, TX 77571
How Much: $15 | $5 for ages 62 and up | Free for ages 12 and under


Things to do in Houston this week of April 24, 2023 – Sunday

Sunday Funday: H-Town Proud

Sunday Funday: H-Town Proud

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Celebrate all things outdoor market and Sunday Funday at the M-K-T in The Heights this weekend! You can sip, vibe, and shop locally with a live DJ playing in the background from various M-K-T shops and local vendor pop-ups. Also, keep an eye out for giveaways because there will be plenty of them going around.

When: Sunday, April 30, 2023, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: M-K-T, Trailside and Participating Locations, 600 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free


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