Things to do in Houston this week of September 19 | 19th Annual Run in the Park

Things to do in Houston this week of September 19 | 19th Annual Run in the Park | Image Credit: Hermann Park Conservancy

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 19 – 25)!!!

Our top free and cheap picks include 19th Annual Run in the Park, Beats & Eats, Patchwork Play, Hooked on Books, and more!

For a more focused article on just weekend events, take a look at our article on Things to do in Houston this Weekend of September 23!!!

In search of the hottest acts in the Houston concert scene? Check out the Top 10 Houston concerts this week of September 19, 2022!

Remember to also check out our recent posts on Breweries in Houston near you and also Best Houston Thai food near you


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Top Things to do in Houston this week of September 19, 2022 – Monday

Bollywood Dance In The Park

Fun dance moves are combined with a variety of cheerful Indian songs in this choreography-based session. You will learn a basic dance routine, where the emphasis is on making the dance your own, while putting a smile on your face, and having fun. You’ll leave this class with a sense of empowerment, motivation, and vigor.
When: Monday, September 19, 2022, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where:4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401, United States
How Much: Free


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

11 Fun things to do in Houston this week of September 19, 2022 include 19th Annual Run in the Park, Beats & Eats, 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!!!


Fun Things to do in Houston this Week – Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Hooked on Books

Hooked on Books event at Children's Museum Houston

Image Credit: Children’s Museum Houston

Reading is crucial for children and their growth, whether it be a traffic sign, an email, or a fantastic novel that transports you to another location. Demonstrate your enthusiasm for literacy for your little ones by having them participate in a brand-new set of activities at the Children’s Museum Houston!

When: Tuesday to Saturday, September 20-24, 2022, 10 am to 6 pm
Where:1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: $15


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Things to do in Houston this week – Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Game Nights at Pur Noire

Come with your friends and colleagues to Pur Noire and play games like  Jenga, cards, and so many more! Pair the night with your favorite bottle of wine and you are all set to have a great night out!

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

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Located At: 802 Milam St Suite 103, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $30-$40


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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!!!


Things to do this week in Houston – Thursday, September 22, 2022

Fall Bird Outing

A Fall Bird Outing is a great way to honor Houston Bird Week and the beginning of the fall migration. Participants will take a tour of the Arboretum and practice recognizing birds by their sounds and sights. There will be available binoculars you can borrow, but you can always opt to bring your own.
When: Thursday, September 22, 2022, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Location: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: $10


Art Encounters | Patchwork Play

Looking for a fresh art encounter? Join this event then! This Art Encounters class focuses on making a sizable fabric collage that is influenced by El Anatsui’s Visitation and the sculptural paintings of Emma Balder. The artists are passionate in repurposing waste materials while highlighting issues of consumer culture and the environment, which is also another goal of this event. Supplies will be provided.
When: Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6 pm to 8 pm
Location: 5500 Main St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: Free


Born to Fly – The Currents and Houston Audubon YPAC Bird Week Happy Hour

Born to Fly – The Currents and Houston Audubon YPAC Bird Week Happy Hour

Image Credit: Buffalo Bayou

The Houston Audubon Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC) and The Currents, Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Young Professional Group, are joining forces for a collaborative happy hour to commemorate Bird Week. Visit Axelrad to toast our feathery companions and connect with other Houstonians who appreciate nature. The first 25 visitors get a free beer of the day. Enjoy a special collection of Texas birds projected on Axelrad’s projection wall and participate in a mysterious contest for bird week that will have you flying high!
When: Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: Free to enter; Registration required


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

11 Fun things to do in Houston this week of September 19, 2022 include 19th Annual Run in the Park, Beats & Eats, 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 23, 2022

Beats & Eats

The best cuisine and entertainment in Houston will be on display at Beats & Eats as it returns to Bagby Park. La Calle Tacos offers wonderful regional fare while hosting live music performances by Chadd Black & Friends.

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

When: Friday, September 23, 2022, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: 415 Gray St, Houston, TX 77002, United States
How Much: Free


What’s Growing On? Bike Tour: Birds on Buffalo Bayou

What’s Growing On? Bike Tour: Birds on Buffalo Bayou

Image Credit: Buffalo Bayou

This event is a bicycle tour in Buffalo Bayou Park with a focus on the environment. In conjunction with Houston’s Bird Week, BBP’s conservation team will highlight birdwatching, including the bat colony at Waugh Drive and the egrets, hawks, and herons that live along Houston’s famed river. No bike? No problem! Simply provide information during registration and Houston BCycle will be providing bicycles you can borrow.

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

When: Friday, September 23, 2022, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Water Works, 105 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $10


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

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    • One 9×12 stretched canvas per person
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Get more information and book your Private Splatter Paint Experience TODAY!!!


Things to do in Houston on Saturday, September 24, 2022

19th Annual Run in the Park

19th Annual Run in the Park

Image Credit: Hermann Park

Run in the Park, sponsored by Reliant and put on by the Hermann Park Conservancy, is back for a 19th year! Runners have the option of participating in the race physically or digitally from the comfort of their own homes. Participants will have the option to run or walk to support the Conservancy’s conservation work. Every dollar raised by Run in the Park goes toward the necessary upkeep of Hermann Park, a vital open area for the neighborhood.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 8 a.m.
Where:Pioneer Memorial Obelisk, Houston, TX 77030, United States
How Much: $35


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 24, 2022, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free


Montrose Food Tour – 3 Delicious Venues – Just $96.99 for 2 adults

11 Fun things to do in Houston this week of September 19, 2022 include 19th Annual Run in the Park, Beats & Eats, and more!

Montrose is one of Houston’s most atmospheric neighborhoods and home to a diverse selection of restaurants, serving cuisine from all around the globe. On this tour, tuck into a delicious 3-course dinner with each course served at a different restaurant. Each destination is a popular local establishment and dishes might include Mexican, Italian, and local Houstonian specialties, ensuring a rich and varied dining experience.

  • Explore Houston’s Montrose neighborhood with a local guide
  • Delicious 3-course progressive dinner including local and international cuisine
  • Enjoy a starter, main course, and dessert at three popular local restaurants
  • Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience

Get more information and book your Montrose Food Tour TODAY!!!


Things to do in Houston this Week – Sunday, September 25, 2022

Houston Museum of Natural Science at Levy Park

The Houston Museum of Natural Science comes to Levy Park to offer kids firsthand lessons about interesting Science facts. This Sunday, the topic will be Astronomy: Telescopes where you will get the chance to examine the universe through a different lens thanks to our telescope program. The astronomers will set up a telescope so they can describe how it works and walk you through the identification process. Of course, weather permitting, you can get the chance to do some star and solar viewing.
When: Sunday, September 25, 2022, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free


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