Our top free and cheap picks for things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023, include The Learning Zoo, Cowboy Bob at Alley Theatre, Paul Hope Cabaret: Glitter and Be Gay, 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 March 6, 2023 – Monday
Monday Steak Night
Start your week right with a delicious steak at the Monday Steak Night at Southern Yankee Crafthouse with friends, family, or even alone. Enjoy a smoked prime rib with two sides, condiments, and a draft beer. That’ll surely get you ready for the week ahead.
When: Monday, March 6, 2023, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Southern Yankee Crafthouse, 1312 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: $25
Fun Top Things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 – Tuesday
Peggy Jo looks like your typical good daughter. She always tips and plays by the rules. However, when she dons her fake beard, a ten-gallon hat, and sunglasses, she becomes “Cowboy Bob,” the slickest bank robber Texas has ever known. And she might just be the inspiration one waitress in a Dallas Chili’s badly needs to be able to take control of her own life.
Loosely based on actual events and co-authored by Galveston’s own Molly Beach Murphy, the musical is equal parts riot, grrl rage, and Texas twang that’ll surely get you on the edge of your seats.
When: Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $34
Get to make your very own customized candles or diffusers with Love & Make! You can choose one of Love & Make’s signature vessels or upgrade to a premium vessel to make your candle even more unique. And you can choose scents among the 75+ fragrances available at the venue. Then, instructors will walk you through the fragrance blending process in small groups and guide you through pouring your very own candle or diffuser.
When: Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: Love & Make DIY Workshop, 2516 Times Blvd, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: $40
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
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Things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 – Wednesday
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: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: Ovations, 2536 Times Blvd B, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: $15 – $25
Take the kids out this Wednesday on a Zoo adventure at the Woodland’s Children’s Museum! Get to learn, laugh, and get a hands-on educational animal encounter on stage with The Learning Zoo.
When: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 11 am
Where: The Woodlands Children’s Museum, 4775 W Panther Creek Dr #280, The Woodlands, TX 77381
How Much: $8
Things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 – Thursday
Now That You’ve Seen Me Naked
Drs. Percy Hinks and Adelaide Hibble are trying to win the Nobel Prize for their formula that reveals the mysterious love code. They’re also a little desperate for it since they really need the grant to keep the Hibble Hinks Lab running. With a team of interns who reluctantly must act out various relationship scenarios for the sake of data, Hinks and Hibble have to prove that they are legitimate researchers and not mad scientists. What happens during all that is simply a lot of mad fun.
Featuring hilarious, original, and memorable songs, the play puts a humorous light on how we deal with love, sex, and relationships.
When: Thursday, March 9, 2023, 7 pm
Where: MATCH – Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $35
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 March 6, 2023 – Friday
Don’t Call Me Sweetie: 6th Annual Women’s Art Showcase
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Insomnia Gallery will present the 6th Annual Women’s Art Showcase. The event will feature about two dozen women artists and their wonderful works. So come on, support their works, or simply admire the art that they contribute to the world.
When: Friday, March 10, 2023, 7 pm – 11 pm
Where: Insomnia Gallery, 902 Hardy St, Houston, TX 77020
How Much: Free
Friday Night Bites
Come out this Friday and join Bridgeland for their first Friday Night Bites of 2023! The event will feature plenty of Houston area food trucks and family-friendly activities, including inflatables, lawn games, multiple art stations, and live entertainment from Good Time Muffin.
When: Friday, March 10, 2023, 6 pm
Where: Lakeland Village Center, 10519 Fry Rd, Cypress, TX 77433
How Much: Free
Things to do in Houston on Saturday, March 11, 2023
62nd Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade & Celebration
Celebrate St. Patrick’s day with the rest of Houston at the 62nd Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade and Celebration. Aside from the parade which will begin and end at Post, the day will also be filled with various fun activities. This includes games, Irish performances, an outdoor market, food, a life DJ, and so much more.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: POST Houston, 401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201
How Much: Free
Things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 – Sunday
Space Center Houston presents Moon 2 Mars Festival
The Moon 2 mars Festival will celebrate NASA’s Artemis program which will land the first woman and first person of color on the moon using innovative technologies to build a permanent presence on the lunar surface. At the festival, you can enjoy live entertainment, meet and greet opportunities with astronauts, experience cutting-edge space technology, and have loads of fun at the THINK Neurology Future Astronaut Training Grounds Kid’s Zone.
When: Sunday to Monday, March 12 – 13, 2023 | 9 am
Where: Space Center Houston, 1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058
How Much: Free – $49.95. Get the lowest price on admission tickets by clicking here!
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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