Things to do in Houston this week of September 12 | Flea by Night at Discovery Green

Things to do in Houston this week of September 12 | Flea by Night at Discovery Green | Image Credit: Discovery Green

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 (September 12 – 18)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include Flea by Night, Donna Summer Tribute at Miller Outdoor Theatre, Houston Cougars vs Kansas Jayhawks, and more!

Remember to Check out our recent posts on Wine tasting in Houston and also Fun things to do in Chinatown Houston


Top Pick – Donna Summer Tribute at Miller Outdoor Theatre!

Miller Outdoor Theatre The Ultimate Donna Summer Tribute

Donna Summer fans are in for a superb treat as H.E.B. presents “The Ultimate Donna Summer Tribute” Starring Rainere Martin this September 2022 only at Miller Outdoor Theatre!

Featuring all of Donna’s hits like “Bad Girls”, “Hot Stuff,” “Last Dance,” “Macarthur Park” and many more, you will be sure to have a wonderful evening — singing and dancing along to these classic hits!

Where: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, United States
When: Friday, September 16, 2022, at 8 p.m.
How Much: All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are FREE but a ticket reservation is required. Tickets will be available here starting September 15, 2022, at 10 a.m.

More details on the Donna Summer Tribute at Miller Outdoor Theatre here!!!


Top Pick – 2022 Football Season’s Big 12 Home Opener: Houston Cougars vs Kansas Jayhawks on September 17 for only $12!

Houston Cougars vs Kansas Jayhawks

ARRIVE EARLY, BE LOUD AND WEAR RED!!!

Come and cheer for your Nationally Ranked Houston Cougars and enjoy the enhanced experiences! Some pre-game experiences at Houston Cougars home opener game include a food drive for the benefit of Cougar Cupboard 2 Operated by Peeps, Tailgating at Cougar Alley, and an Expanded Kids’ Zone for the younger fans!

Where: 3875 Holman St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
When: Saturday, September 17, 2022 | Pre-game events starts 11 a.m. | Game Time starts 3 p.m.
How Much:  $12

Book your Houston Cougars tickets TODAY!!!

Season tickets: Houston Cougars | Online Ticket Office
Single gamesHouston Cougars | Online Ticket Office
Hotline: 713-Go-Coogs (462-6647); Call during regular business hours.


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

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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!!!


Top Things to do in Houston this week of September 12, 2022 – Monday

Kids Bollywood Dance Party

Fun dance moves are combined with a variety of cheerful Indian songs in this choreography-based session for you and your kid! You will be taught a straightforward dance routine that includes intricate moves that are broken down step-by-step. In this sessions, there are no right or incorrect steps; instead, the emphasis is on making the dance your own, putting a smile on your face, and having a good time. Any child may enroll in this class.
When: Monday, September 12, 2022, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where:4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401, United States
How Much: Free


Deal Alert: – Save 50% On Houston Museums & Other Top Attractions

Houston CityPASS Tickets

The CityPASS is the best way to enjoy museums and other popular attractions around Houston. It offers prepaid admission to five must-see attractions including Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo OR Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Kemah Boardwalk OR Children’s Museum of Houston.

Child passes valid for ages 3–11; adult passes valid for ages 12 and up. Definitely among the smartest things to do in Houston! Click here to Save 50% on Admission at Houston Attractions!!!


Fun Things to do in Houston this Week – Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Lady Gaga – The Chromatica Ball Concert

Lady Gaga

Image Credit: Lady Gaga

Who doesn’t want a night of Lady Gaga fun, right? Don’t miss out on The Chromatica Ball Concert Tour as it takes the Houston stage this week! 

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

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2022 | Gates open 6:30 pm | Show begins 7 p.m.
Where:Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002, United States
How Much: Starts at $56. Tickets here.


Michael Bublé The Higher Tour 2022

Michael Bublé , the GRAMMY Award-winning superstar performer, is back in Houston with his brand-new Higher Tour! Don’t miss Houston’s September performance of An Evening With Michael Bublé!
When: Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 8 p.m.
Where:1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003, United States
How Much: Starts at $65. Tickets here.


Deal Alert – Check out deep discounts on upcoming music concerts in the Houston area

Music Concert

Save big while enjoying your favorite music concerts across the Houston area. Tickets sell fast! Book in advance to avoid disappointment and also get the best seats available. 

Get the latest deals on upcoming music concerts in Houston area.


Things to do in Houston this week – Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Twenty One Pilots with Special Guest Peter McPoland

Twenty One Pilots will perform at Toyota Center on September 14! With their critically praised new album, Scaled And Icy, the GRAMMY® Award-winning duo makes a triumphant return to the Houston stage! 
When: Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 7 p.m.
Where:1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003, United States
How Much: Starts at $39.50. Tickets here.


Deal Alert – Highly rated 2.5 Hour Houston City Tour – 2 adults for $55 only!

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A good choice for first-time visitors to Houston, this tour offers a comprehensive overview of the city. Visit several well-known landmarks, parks, and stadiums including historic Market Square, Discovery Green, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, Buffalo Bayou, and more. You’ll also have an opportunity to admire the lavish homes and boutiques in River Oaks. A local guide shares insider information about what to see, where to eat, and what to do while you’re in town.

  • Sightseeing tour of Houston
  • Climate-controlled vehicle
  • Small groups—maximum of 11 travelers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Get more information and book your 2.5 hour Houston Tour  TODAY!!!


Things to do this week in Houston – Thursday, September 15, 2022

Daddy Yankee La Ultima Vuelta World Tour

Don’t miss Daddy Yankee’s final performance in Houston and a celebration of his 32-year career! The internationally renowned musician has declared that this will be his final performance at Toyota Center because he is leaving the music business.
When: Thursday, September 15, 2022 | Door opens 7 p.m. | Show starts 8 p.m.
Location: 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003, United States
How Much: Starts at $61. Tickets here.


Educator Workshop Happy Hour

Educator Workshop Happy Hour

Image Credit: Houston Arboretum

Anyone interested in learning engaging, hands-on ways to teach kids about science and nature is welcome to attend this program, including classroom teachers, outdoor educators, scout leaders, and parents of homeschooled children. This session will provide fun and new ideas on how to teach your kids their lessons!
When: Thursday, September 15, 2022, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: $20


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

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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 16, 2022

All Access Art Show Day

All Access Art

Image Credit: All Access Art

A one-of-a-kind event, All Access Art Show Day 2022 offers artists a platform to display and market their creations in a positive and supportive setting. Join this event at the Ballroom at Bayou Place to enjoy the LED dance floors, disco balls, cool atmosphere, incredible artwork, food, drinks, dancing, and much more!

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

When: Friday, September 16, 2022, 7 p.m.
Where: 500 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, United States
How Much: Starts at $15 


Deal Alert – Private Splatter Paint Experience for 2 People in Kingwood

Image 2: Up to 45% Off Splatter Painting at Pinspiration - Kingwood

DIY art studio invites guests to get crafty and let loose having fun with splatter paint

About This Deal

  • What’s included:
    • Splatter Suit (Shoe Caps, Shower Caps, and Goggles).
    • One 9×12 stretched canvas per person
  • Glow Upgrade: $20 for groups of 2, $25 for groups of 3-4, $35 for groups of 5-6 – Paint under the glow of black lights with neon paint!
  • Canvas Upgrade: Large Stretched 18×24 canvas available for a total price of $25
  • Valid only at Kingwood location.

Get more information and book your Private Splatter Paint Experience TODAY!!!


Things to do in Houston on Saturday, September 17, 2022

Flea by Night presented by Green Mountain Energy

Flea by Night at Discovery Green

Image Credit: Discovery Green

Discovery Green encourages Houstonians to patronize local businesses at the Flea by Night, an outdoor market that sells antique, handcrafted, recycled, repurposed, and local goods manufactured by local craftsmen and small business owners. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and plenty of pop-up stores while looking for one-of-a-kind vintage, handcrafted, recycled, and local goods.

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

When: Saturday, September 17, 2022, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located At: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free


Art in the Park/Arte en el Parque

Study Spanish while experimenting with various artistic mediums! Thanks to Listo Translating Services and More, students between the ages of 3 and 12 will produce a distinctive work of art while honing their Spanish speaking and listening abilities. Everything is provided for the 20 participants for this session.
When: Saturday, September 17, 2022, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free


Things to do in Houston this Week – Sunday, September 18, 2022

Yoga on the Lawn

Yoga on the lawn at Houston Arboretum

Image Credit: Houston Arboretum

This weekend, give your body some fine-tuning through yoga! Join yoga on the lawn at Houston Arboretum and enjoy a grounding yoga practice surrounded by nature’s lovely sounds and views. This session, taught by Yogaleena School of Yoga, will be a Vinyasa Flow that is suitable for all levels.
When: Sunday, September 18, 2022, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
Where: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: $15


Deal Alert – Save BIG on admission at 7 Acre Wood in Conroe, TX

Image 1: Up to 45% Off Single-Day Admission to 7 Acre Wood

Have fun with you entire family – Spend time outdoors, enjoying attractions like a giant sandbox, horse shoes, and basketball! 

About This Deal

  • What’s included: access to mini-golf, petting zoo, zip line, scooter track, chalk room, giant lego room, giant chess, basketball, soccer, tetherball, football, puppet house, playground, and swing set.
  • Pony rides, hayride, barrel car train rides, and extras are not included, available only Saturday and Sunday for an additional fee.

Get more details and Book your farm fun TODAY!!!


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