Our top free and cheap picks for things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023, include Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Muse featuring Evanescence in Concert, Glitter and Be Gay: Leonard Bernstein’s Broadway, 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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Deal Alert – Enjoy the lowest price on Astroville Food Tour of Downtown Houston
Foodies wanted! Come enjoy diverse plates in the heart of Downtown Houston at some of city’s most famous restaurants. This tour will begin at the Historic Market Square Park (outside Niko Niko’s) where you will learn about Houston’s rich history, beautiful architecture, & diversity of cultures. Guests will enjoy first-hand views of the tallest building in Texas & the Downtown Tunnel System (1/3 of tour spent in tunnels) in the USA.
The tour consists of 3 stops where you will try 6-7 delicious food samplings including authentic Mexico City cuisine, traditional Asian novelties, Houston’s unique take on Italian-American, & dessert. These meals are pre-ordered & will be coming out nice & fresh for your whole group.
Get more information and book your Astroville Food Tour of Downtown Houston TODAY!!!
Top Things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023 – Monday
Celebrate Leonard Berstein’s greatest words for broadway with this show! Here, the Paul Hope Cabaret will not only perform songs from Bernstein’s works like “Wonderful Town, ” “Candide,” “On The Town,” and, of course, “West Side Story,” but they’ll also feature pieces from his “Peter Pan” and his last Broadway work “1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.”
When: Monday, February 27, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: Ovations, 2536 Times Blvd B, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: $15 – $25
Fun Top Things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023 – Tuesday
Get ready to rodeo! The annual Houston Livestock and Rodeo will feature a wide variety of events including livestock and horse shows, attractions and activities, music and concerts, and daily rodeos.
This year’s concert lineup will include Parker McCollum, Brooks & Dunn, Jason Aldean, New Kids on the Block, Ashley McBryde, The Chainsmokers, Machine Gun Kelly, Kenny Chesney, Chris Stapleton, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, and more.
Weekday rodeos will start at 6:45 pm while weekend rodeos will start at 3:45 pm. Entertainers will take the stage at 8:45 pm on weekdays and 5:45 pm on weekends. For the full schedule of events this year, please visit their official website.
When: Tuesday, February 28 – March 19, 2023, 2 pm
Where: NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054
How Much: Starts at $25
Check out our other posts on Houston Rodeo 2023: Houston Rodeo Carnival Tickets, & Value Wednesday at Houston Rodeo!
Deal Alert – Get the lowest admission price at Space Center Houston
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!!!
Things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023 – Wednesday
Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk
Walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou with Urban Paths founder Laura Conely while discussing plenty of helpful topics. This includes mental and physical health as well as the benefits of time spent in nature.
When: Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Where: The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free
Cirque du Soleil presents Kooza
Cirque du Soleil is returning to its roots with Kooza! This show combines acrobatic performances with the art of clowning and it explores fear, recognition, identity, and power. You’ll get to watch the Innocent come into contact with cosmic characters from a mesmerizing world full of thrills, audacity, surprises, and total involvement.
When: Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Gate 3, Houston, TX 77064
How Much: Starts at $49
Things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023 – Thursday
Learn how to get the best of those delicious lobsters in your very own kitchens with Lobster Fest at Central Market. In this cooking class, you’ll be working with a small team of excellent cooks who’ll be teaching you how to get the most flavor and best texture from a lobster. So the next time you’ll be serving lobster at home, everyone will definitely be wowed.
When: Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Central Market, Central Market Cooking School, 3815 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027
How Much: $75
Muse featuring Evanescence in Concert
Toyota Center is welcoming back multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning Muse who’ll be bringing their “Will of the People World Tour” to Houston for just one night. And the best part is they’ll be joined by two other top rock acts namely Evanescence and One OK Rock! Get your tickets now!
When: Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:30 pm
Where: Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $39.50
Texas Independence Day Dinner by Goode Company Armadillo Palace
Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a great feast made by the Goode Company culinary team led by Chef/Owner Levi Goode! The family-style meal will celebrate Texas cuisine, culture, and community. And it will be accompanied by live music, live-fire cooking, artisanal Texas wines, cocktails, and so much more!
When: Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:30 pm
Where: Goode Company Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: $150
Deal Alert – Houston Woodlands Indoor Skydiving – 2 adults for just $92
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 the 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 manoeuvres, 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
Get more information and book your Indoor Skydiving Adventure TODAY!!!
Top Things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023 – Friday
Party at the Pavilion Featuring Mango Punch!
Enjoy a beautiful day outdoors to cap off the week at the Bellair City Hall with this outdoor concert. It will feature a performance by Mango Punch. And if you get hungry, It’s A Wrap will be onsite for food to purchase.
When: Friday, March 3, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Bellaire City Hall, 7008 S Rice Ave, Bellaire, TX 77401
How Much: Free
Things to do in Houston on Saturday, March 4, 2023
Houston Holi: Festival of Colors
Celebrate the wonderful and rich culture of India with Houston’s Festival Colors! This year’s event will feature an explosion of colors and will include free carnival rides, Bollywood dancing, a kids zone, a live concert b Rap Star Bali, street foods, giveaways, DJs spinning tunes, and so much more.
When: Saturday, March 4, 2023, 11 am – 5 pm
Where: BH Ranch, 14149 Player St, Houston, TX 77045
How Much: Starts at $12
Things to do in Houston this week of February 27, 2023 – Sunday
Pup Crawl and Pet Expo at Houston Arboretum
Calling fur parents in Houston! Bring your pets with you for the “Pup” Crawl at the Houston Arboretum and get to enjoy delicious drinks and plenty of treats!
After four special Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer stops, you and your pets will get to meet local pet vendors at the Pet Expo. And you’ll even get to take home a commemorative Pup Crawl glass.
The Pet Expo will have items like pet accessories and apparel, doggie daycare boarding and spa services, custom pet illustrations, coffee supporting veterans and their service dogs, and so many more. Pet adoptions will also be available onsite!
Proceeds from the event will support the conservation and education programs of the Houston Arboretum and BARC, Houston’s animal shelter and adoption center.
When: Sunday, March 5, 2023 | 3 pm
Where: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: $35 | Free for children and non-drinking adults
Deal Alert – Haunted Houston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour – Starting at $33.06 for 2 Adults!
Explore the historic district of downtown Houston on a leisurely walking tour that combines a pub crawl with ghost stories recounted by your costumed guide. Your 2.5-hour evening walking tour visits four bars located in historic buildings that each boast spooky stories.
Have time to sip a drink (own expense) as your guide illuminates the history of Houston through tales of rumored hauntings and other spine-tingling tales. 2.5-hour Houston ghost and pub walking tour.
Get more information on the Haunted Houston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour and book yours TODAY!!!
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