Things to do in Houston this week of July 24 | 42nd Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Things to do in Houston this week of July 24 | Image credit: The Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Our top free and cheap picks for things to do in Houston this week of July 24, 2023, include the 42nd Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival, Houston Shakespeare Festival: MacbethOstora: An Opulent Narrative Show and Dinner Experience, 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 we have you covered in our list below. 


Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the latest information. However, all information mentioned in this article is subject to change. As always, please confirm before heading out.

Also, remember to also check out our other Houston posts: Best Campsites in Houston, Cheap and Free Things To Do In Houston, Fun Things To Do In Houston With Kids, and Waterfalls in Texas!


 

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

Celebrate National Tequila Day with your pals at El Big Bad this Monday! They will be having great discounts for their drinks so get ready to party it up. 

When: Monday, July 24, 2023, 6 pm
Where: El Big Bad, 419 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: No cover


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

Discovery Days: Nature’s Recyclers

Discover how nature recycles nutrients through decomposition. And get to look for decomposers hiding under rotting logs or in leaf litter on the forest floor with the kids this Tuesday. 

When: Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: $15


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

Landry’s Houston Chef Series: Dining Through History

Enjoy a special night with your family or special person as you dine through history during the Houston Chef Series this summer. This week, Willie G’s Seafood Executive Chef Brandon Soverall will be taking inspiration from the Viking Age with a twist to serve up an interesting and delicious course that will surely delight your taste buds.

When: Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 5061 Westheimer Rd Suite 8060, Houston, TX 77056
How Much: Starts at $125


Ostora: An Opulent Narrative Show and Dinner Experience

Ostora is a live fantasy show experience that merges theater and upscale dining. Get to experience an other-worldly experience here with performances played out right in front of you. This week, it will be a production of “The Fate of White Snake” which will be performed with magic, aerial burlesque, and music that will be enchanting you as you enjoy your meal.

When: Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 8 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: The Ivy House, 2811 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $35


 

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

Ann Marie in Concert

Grab your tickets and catch R&B singer and hip-hop artist Ann Marie live at House of Blues! She’s best known for her single “Secrets” and she’ll surely be rocking the stage this Thursday with more of her recent hits.

When:  Thursday, July 27, 2023, 7 pm
Where: House of Blues, 1204 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $25


Houston Shakespeare Festival: Macbeth

Things to do in Houston this week of July 24 | Houston Shakespeare Festival: Macbeth

Image credit: Houston Shakespeare Festival

This year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival will be running five nights this summer. And on some nights, the classic tragedy of “Macbeth” will be on for everyone to enjoy. On alternating nights, the festival will also feature another Shakespeare darling, “Much Ado About Nothing.”

When:  Thursday, July 27, 2023, 8:15 pm
Where: Miller Outdoor Theater, 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: Free


42nd Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Things to do in Houston this week of July 24 | 42nd Annual Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Image credit: The Great Texas Mosquito Festival

Head out with the family and enjoy this year’s Mosquito Festival! There will be a family 5k, cornhole tournaments, a fun slate of rides, games, live music, and many more. There will be something for everyone to enjoy. 

When:  Thursday – Sunday, July 27 – 30, 2023, 5 pm – 12 am
Where: Clute Municipal Park, 100 Parkview Dr, Clute, TX 77531
How Much: $10 | $5 for ages 6 – 12 | Free for ages 5 and under


 

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

Buffalo Soldiers Day Community Celebration

Buffalo Soldiers Day Community Celebration

Image credit: Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Join the community at Buffalo Soldiers Museum this weekend to commemorate 157 years since the formation of the first Army regiments comprised of African American soldiers. The celebration will include fun activities for everyone. Some of these are a bounce house, food trucks, face painting, an artifact demo, self-guided tours, a live artist, and more. 

When: Friday, July 28, 2023, 1 pm – 6 pm
Where: Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, 3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free


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

The Woodlands Margarita Festival 2023

The Woodlands Margarita Festival 2023

Image credit: The Woodlands Margarita Festival

Sip through over a dozen margarita flavors both frozen and on the rocks this weekend with your best pals in the Woodlands Margarita Festival! The fest will also have food, live bands, and other fun activities for everyone to enjoy. 

When:  Saturday, July 29, 2023, 2 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380
How Much: Starts at $100


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

Cars and Cocktails 

Cars and Cocktails 

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Calling all car enthusiasts out there! Check out high-performance cars, bikes, hotrods, classic muscle cars, and more at Little Woodrow’s Tomball Cars and Cocktails event. Get to make new friends and share your enthusiasm for the car culture.

When: Sunday, July 30, 2023, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Little Woodrow’s Tomball, 11241 Timbertech Ln, Tomball, TX 77375
How Much: No cover


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