12 Things to do in Houston this weekend of February 9 Including AnimeVerse Fest, Lunar New Year Festival, & more!

12 Things to do in Houston this weekend of February 9 Including AnimeVerse Fest, Lunar New Year Festival, & more!

Our top picks for Things to do in Houston this weekend of February 9

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Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, all information is subject to change! As always, please verify with the organizer before heading out! 


Things to do in Houston this Weekend – Friday

AnimeVerse Fest

Things to do in Houston this weekend of February 9 | AnimerVerse Fest

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If you’re a fan of anime, this is one event you wouldn’t want to miss. Join one of the fastest-growing anime conventions in the country here. Enjoy anime, panels, special guests, and more. 
 
When: Friday – Sunday, February 9 – 11, 2024, 11 am – 7 pm
How Much: Starts at $20

The Rink

Things to do in Houston this weekend Feb 9 | The Rink

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Spring is here and Discovery Green is rolling out their super cool outdoor roller rink! So lace up your roller skates, skate under the Houston skyline, and have tons of fun. The rink also features a rubber subfloor for increased comfort and bright colors perfect for photos. 
 
When: Friday, February 9 – March 31, 2024
How Much: $12

HTX Mardi Gras Bash

Head out to Urban South HTX this weekend and join their Texas-sized Mardi Gras party! They’ll be pulling out the stops for this one and will feature a limited amount of Pint and pint-and-slice pairings featuring Dong Phuong King Cake. Each pairing comes with one king cake slice of your flavor choice and a pint of your choice. 
 
There will also be market vendors, bounce houses, face painting, themed beer and cocktails, frozen hurricanes, and so much more. 
 
When: Friday – Sunday, February 9 – 11, 2024
How Much: $12

Valentine’s Swan Boat Ride

Bring along your significant other or best friend for this enchanting graceful swan boat ride surrounded by beautiful nights under the night sky. The swan boats can fit two to four people. Non-alcoholic beverages and treats will also be provided. 
 
When: Friday, February 9, 2024, 7 pm – 8:30 pm
How Much: $40

Mardi Gras Masquerade Party

Celebrate Mardi Gras with your friends with an awesome Masquerade Party this weekend at the House of Blues. Enjoy live music, art, food, and drinks. 
 
When: Friday, February 9, 2024, 8 pm – 1 am
How Much: RSVP is required

Things to do in Houston this Weekend – Saturday

TCG Con Houston

TCG Con Houston

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The Trading Card Game Con is coming to Houston this weekend! It will feature vendors, panels, and plenty of cosplay so prepare to have plenty of fun.
 
When: Saturday – Sunday, February 10 – 11, 2024, 8 am – 8 am
How Much: Starts at $25

2024 Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Dragon

2024 Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Dragon

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Immerse yourself in the rich history of Asian culture by joining the celebration of the Year of the Dragon at the Chinese Community Center. Expect dance performances, Asian street food delights, cultural activities, games, and crafts. 
 
When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 10 am – 4 pm
How Much: Free

Lunar New Year 2024

Welcome the Year of the Dragon with the community at the Asian Society Texas Center. Expect cultural performances, arts and crafts, and globally-inspired foods. 
 
When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 11 am – 4 pm
How Much: Free | Performances are $10

Mardi Gras Festival and Parade

The annual Mardi Gras Festival at Town Center Park in Kingwood is back! The parade will run from the KinderCare car park on Bens Branch Drive, take a clockwise circuit around the park, and then exit back to the Bens Branch Dr. 
 
After the parade, there will be craft and food vendors, dancing, and music from Leroy Thomas and his Zydeco band.
 
When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 11 am – 6 pm
How Much: Free

Lunar New Year Festival and Night Market

Things to do in Houston this weekend of February 9 | Lunar New Year Festival and Night Market

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Lunar New Year at the Market Square Park will be filled with an evening festival featuring art and food vendors and lion dance and dragon dance performances. You can also purchase and decorate your lanterns at the event. 
 
When: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 3 pm – 9 pm
How Much: Free

Things to Do in Houston This Weekend – Sunday

Lunar New Year Market

Ring in the year of the Dragon with all things green and red at M-K-T. There will be free beers, a lion parade, red envelopes filled with gold coin chocolates, an outdoor plant market, special events, and more. The event is family-friendly and pet-friendly too.
 
When: Sunday, February 11, 2024, 11 am – 5 pm
How Much: Free

Lunar New Year at Discovery Green

Lunar New Year

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Lunar New Year celebrations will also be lighting up Discovery Green this weekend. Head over there with the family to enjoy an evening of dances from Lee’s Golden Dragon, craft activities, and food vendors. 
 
When: Sunday, February 11, 2024, 5 pm – 7 pm
How Much: Free

There’s always a lot to do in Houston, especially on the weekends. And so, if you find yourself searching for ‘things to do this weekend near me’ or ‘Houston events this weekend’ or ‘what to do in Houston this weekend’ we have you covered! Whether you are looking for ‘things to do in Houston this weekend for couples’ or ‘black events in Houston’, you will surely find something you like on our list!


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