Things to do in Houston this week of August 29 | All Access Art Market

Things to do in Houston this week of August 29 | All Access Art Market | Image Credit: Finn Hall

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 (August 29 – September 4)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include All Access Art Market, Artemis I Launch Watch Party, Body Art Expo 2022, The Ultimate Event 2022, Houston’s Second Mega Adoption Event, and more!

Remember to Check out our recent posts on Labor Day Weekend Events 2022 in Houston and also 5 Texas Drive Thru Zoo Experiences!!!


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Top Things to do in Houston on Monday, August 29, 2022

Artemis I Launch Watch Party

Artemis I Launch Party

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Take part in this historic day and learn about the Artemis program. The first 100 people will receive door prizes. Plus, enjoy a morning packed with enjoyable events, freebies, and more as we celebrate humanity’s upcoming huge leap! Watch the launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission to the Moon live online. Two hours prior to launch, live coverage will start, and it will be shown throughout the Main Plaza.
When: Monday, August 29, 2022 | Doors open at 5:15 a.m. | Launch scheduled for 7:33 a.m. – Schedule subject to change
Located at: 1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058, United States
How Much: The watch party is FREE before operating hours. If the launch shifts during operating hours (10am-6pm), the event will be included in general admission ($29.95)


Deal Alert – Get the lowest admission price at Space Center Houston

12 Fun things to do in Houston this week of August 29, 2022 include All Access Art Market, Artemis I Launch Watch Party, and 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

Get more information and book your day of fun at the Space Center Houston!!!


Fun Things to do in Houston this Week – Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Family Movie on the Plaza at the Houston Public Library

Family Movie on the Plaza

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Watch a family-friendly movie at the Houston Public Library Plaza. This week, it’s The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginnings. Remember to bring blankets or chairs if you want to get nice and cozy.
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free


Things to do in Houston this week – Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Laura Conely, a wellness coach and founder of Urban Paths, will be leading this free Wellness Walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while she shares inspirational insights about how one can improve mental and physical health. 

This event is our top pick for Things to do in Houston for adults!

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: The Water Works, 105 Sabine Street, Houston, Texas 77077
How Much: Free


Things to do this week in Houston – Thursday, September 1, 2022

Mid-Main First Thursday Benefiting BBP

Enjoy drink specials, live music, and discounts from the businesses of Mid Main for only $10 as an entry fee. This block party proceeds will be dedicated to the continued efforts for the preservation of Buffalo Bayou parks and trails.
When: Thursday, September 1, 2022, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: 3550 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
How Much: $10


Deal Alert – Air-conditioned Underground Tunnel Tour of Downtown Houston

12 Fun things to do in Houston this week of August 29, 2022 include All Access Art Market, Artemis I Launch Watch Party, and more!

Did you know that Houston has the most extensive downtown tunnel system in the US? Join us on our Underground Tunnel tour (air-conditioned) without outdoor views for an in-depth look at the incredible metropolis below ground-floor in Texas’ largest business district including the most award-winning downtown skyscrapers which host many of Texas’ most noteworthy Fortune 500 corporate headquarters & historical venues.

As part of this day tour, we will visit multiple historical and artistic sections of Downtown Houston’s tunnels as well as the corporate buildings that lie on top of them. Make sure to bring your smile and camera as we will provide you with unique photo-op opportunities and inside secrets that most native Houstonians don’t even know about!

Book your Underground Tunnel Tour of Downtown Houston TODAY! 


Things to do in Houston on Friday, September 2, 2022

Slow Flow with Stephanie McCarrey

Slow Flow with Stephanie McCarrey at Levy Park

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You can increase your strength and mobility with the help of this all-levels yoga flow. The most recent top 40 songs as well as old-school classics are playing during the vinyasa flow. The focus of the final lesson will be on expanding the body and improving mobility. A Shavasana with sound will conclude each lesson.
When: Friday, September 2, 2022, 8 a.m.
Where: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098, United States
How Much: Free


All Access Art Market

All Access Art Market

Image Credit: Finn Hall

All Access Art Market: Finn Hall Houston is an inspiring place for creatives to present and sell their work. This event will be held at the European-inspired art deco food hall, which has casual, diverse dining options, pubs, and a cocktail lounge.

This event is our top pick for Things to do in Houston this week for Couples! 

When: Friday, September 2, 2022, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located at:712 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, United States
How Much: Free to attend


Body Art Expo 2022

Body Art Expo

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Over 250 of America’s top tattoo artists will be in attendance at the NRG Event Center for the World Famous Tattoo and Body Art Expo SUPER SHOW 2022! If tattoo and all forms of body art is your thing, then make sure not to miss out this anticipated event this week!
When: Friday, September 2, 2022, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located at:712 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, United States
How Much: Free to attend


Deal Alert – Private Houston Mural Instagram Tour – just $59.94 for 2 adults! 

Things to do in Houston this Week | Private Instagram Tour

Explore Houston’s colorful side and get a collection of Insta-worthy photos along the way. Pose in front of downtown’s most vibrant street art, including hidden murals that even most locals don’t know about. Cover lots of ground in an open-sided electric cart, and get personalized attention and tips from your street-savvy guide on this private tour. Update your profile pic with snaps in front of Houston’s best street murals Learn about the history and culture behind the city’s colorful street art scene Cruise around downtown’s Market Square in an eco-friendly electric cart Personalized tour is private or semi-private, with group size limited to five

Get more information and book your Private Instagram Tour today!!!


Things to do in Houston on Saturday, September 3, 2022

Mid-Autumn Festival 2022

The Mid-Autumn Festival ushers in the autumn harvest and full moon and is also referred to in many Asian nations as the Moon Festival or Lantern Festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival at Asia Society Texas includes storytelling from Vietnam, Taiwanese photography, and lantern-making, as well as fun art projects like paper cutting and making fake mooncakes.
When: Saturday, September 3, 2022, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: Free


Petco Love Presents Houston’s Second Mega Adoption Event

Looking for Houston Labor Day weekend events with a heartwarming cause? Then head over to GRB Convention center for Houston’s Mega Adoption event! Over 1000 furry friends of different breeds, sizes and ages will all be looking for their permanent homes. You can take your new family member home with you the same day as you visit. All pets will be neutered or spayed, microchipped, and have up-to-date immunizations.
When: Saturday to Sunday, September 3-4, 2022, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, United States
How Much: Adoption fee is $35


The Ultimate Event 2022

The Ultimate Event 2022

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Events in Houston Labor Day weekend just got better with the Ultimate Event 2022! Enjoy an amazing Auto show, a great shopping experience from over 70 vendors, Live Concerts, and witness the Miss Ultimate ’22 contest! Just head over to George R. Brown Convention Center, bring your family and enjoy different things you can find, including jewelry, western attire, art, and woodworking. An entertaining event for single guests or groups of all ages from the moment you arrive till the moment you arrive.
When: Saturday, September 3, 2022, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, United States
How Much: $15-$249; Military families and kids get a 20% discount.


Deal Alert – Downtown Houston Brewery Bike Tour – Lowest Price Guarantee! 

12 Fun things to do in Houston this week of August 29, 2022 include All Access Art Market, Artemis I Launch Watch Party, and more!

Starting just north of downtown, get a panoramic view of the city. Visit amazing murals, see historic East End landmarks, and you might meet one of the world-famous, Doomsday Wrestlers. Includes Local Group, Sigma Brewing Co, and 8th Wonder. If you love sporting events and stadiums, this is the tour for you. Another flat ride, this easy route also contains some of the more unique spots in Houston.

Get more information and book your Downtown Houston Brewery Bike Tour TODAY!!!


Things to do in Houston this Week – Sunday, September 4, 2022

 

Labyrinth Walk at Discovery Green

Labyrinth Walk/Sound Bath led by Reginald Adams

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Looking to learn something unique this weekend? Then join the Discovery Labyrinth Walk! An ancient rite known as a labyrinth connects a person to the land while providing a path for introspection and meditation. When using a labyrinth, one goes slowly backwards through a huge circle’s center while maintaining attention and concentration before coming to the meditation’s conclusion. A Veriditas Certified Labyrinth Facilitator leads labyrinth walks and discusses this spiritual practice.

Our top pick for Things to do in Houston this week with family!

When: Sunday, September 4, 2022, 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m
Where: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free


Pop and Rock Tribute Concert at Traders Village Houston

Don’t miss out on the yearly Rock and Pop concert at Traders Village Houston! As tribute bands pay homage to renowned musicians and bands for one spectacular performance, this tribute concert will be one to remember. The Rock & Pop show’s theme for this year is the 1970s and 1980s. Bring the family and take advantage of the $13.99 all-day all-ride wristband as well as the shopping, dining, and family-friendly activities that Traders Village has to offer!
When: Sunday, September 4, 2022, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:7979 N Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77041, United States
How Much: Free


Deal Alert – Private Sight Seeing Cart Tour of Downtown Houston – Under $50 for 2 Adults!

12 Fun things to do in Houston this week of August 29, 2022 include All Access Art Market, Artemis I Launch Watch Party, and more!

Explore the downtown area of Houston onboard in an enclosed golf cart during this fun excursion. Join your private guide and ride around the streets of Houston in your cart, learning about the city as you go.

Stop at several points of interest and picturesque spots to capture photos and get more in-depth information. Get a comprehensive overview of Houston Choose from several tour times to fit your schedule A private tour means a personalized experience Get insider tips on where to eat, drink, and explore.

Get more information about the Private Sight Seeing Cart Tour of Downtown Houston and book yours TODAY!!!


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