10 Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 19 Including Cirque Italia Silver Water Circus, Houston Astros FanFest, & more!

10 Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 19 Including Cirque Italia Silver Water Circus, Houston Astros FanFest, & more!

Our top picks for things to do in Houston this weekend of January 19 include the Cirque Italia Silver Water CircusHouston Astros FanFest8th Annual Hops n’ Hot Sauce Festival, and more!

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. 

There are several fun things to do in Houston this weekend January 12 – 14, 2024! Read on to find out! 


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 

Cirque Italia Silver Water Circus

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 19 | Cirque Italia Water Circus

Image credit: Cirque Italia

 
Cirque Italia’s “Aquatic Spectacular” features a custom-designed water stage at Katy Mills Mall. The stage holds 35, 000 gallons of water. Here, performers will perform a variety of thrilling stunts and acrobatics. 
 
When: Friday – Tuesday, January 19 – 23, 2024, 7:30 pm
How Much: Starts at $15

Performing Arts Houston: New/ Now

Catch world premiers of new works by Houston artists from performance company Group Acorde, singer-songwriter Kam Franklin, and award-winning playwright ShaWanna Renee Rivon this weekend. 
 
When: Friday – Saturday, January 19 – 20, 2024, 7:30 pm
How Much: Pay what you can

Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

“Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience” is now celebrating its 20th anniversary! It’ll also be back at the House of Blues this weekend. 
 
This live performance features the King of Pop’s extensive catalog and is made into a jaw-dropping, must-see show. 
 
When: Friday, January 19, 2024, 7 pm
How Much: Starts at $19

Things to do in Houston this Weekend – Saturday

Monster Jam

Monster Jam

Image credit: NRG Park

Watch 12, 000-pound monster trucks soaring, flipping, and crashing around NRG Stadium this weekend! The touring spectacle will be back in Houston and you’ll also get plenty of photo opportunities with the amazing vehicles. 
When: Saturday – Sunday, January 20 – 21, 2024, 6 pm and 3 pm
How Much: Starts at $20

H (BEE) G

Learn more about the bees at the Houston Botanic Garden here. You’ll get a chance to explore the sustainable hives in which they’re kept, the bee-keeping apprenticeships that help train new people in natural beekeeping practices, and certain mysteries and wonders of bee biology.  Horticulturists from the garden will also discuss what kinds of plants bees rely on and how well bees and other insects are doing with the changing climate. You’ll also get a chance to taste honey from the Garden’s 2023 harvest. 
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 10 am – 11:30 am
How Much: $25

8th Annual Hops n’ Hot Sauce Festival

8th Annual Hops n' Hot Sauce Festival

Image credit: Hops n’ Hot Sauce Festival

Calling all beer and hot sauce enthusiasts in Houston! The 8th annual Hops n’ Hot Sauce Festival is here featuring a wide variety of spicy goods from over 70 Texas vendors. They all offer a wide range of flavors and styles to satisfy everyone’s tastes.  There will also be a hot pepper eating contest with a cash prize, popular Houston food trucks, craft beer, a mechanical bull, a free photo booth, and more.  The event will benefit Texas Heroes Advocating Autism Research and Addi’s Faith Foundation.
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 11 am – 5 pm
How Much: $10 | Free for kids 12 and under

Bridal Extravaganza Show Winter 2024

Bridal Extravaganza Show Winter 2024

Image credit: The Bridal Extravaganza Show

Plan the wedding of your dreams and find the best wedding vendors in Houston at this weekend’s Bridal Extravaganza Show Winter 2024. Both of the event days will feature more than 225 vendors of every discipline, photo ops, goodies, giveaways, and everything else every bride and groom will need for their wedding. 
When: Saturday – Sunday, January 20 – 21, 2024
How Much: Starts at $20 | $1.99 for kids 5 – 12

Dolly Day

Truck Yard Houston is celebrating all things Dolly Parton this weekend! Dress in your best Western wear and join the celebration. Enjoy tasty Dolly drinks, meet a Dolly impersonator, dance to Dolly music, and compete for the best Dolly lookalike. 
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 11 am – 8:30 pm
How Much: Free

Houston Astros FanFest

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 19 | Houston Astros FanFest

Image credit: MLB

The Houston Astors FanFest is the official kickoff to the 2024 season and has something fun for the entire family. This includes photo opportunities with your favorite players, autograph sessions, games, and more. Please keep in mind that all fans must have an admission voucher to enter FanFest.
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 11 am – 4 pm

Things to Do in Houston This Weekend – Sunday

Insomnia Gallery and Deep End Records will be holding their first Punk Rock Garage Sale of the new year this weekend! The event will feature over 50 vendors inside a massive adult playground of a venue. Get to shop for music, art, toys, books, shirts, collectibles, comics, music gear, and so much more. 
 
When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2 pm – 6 pm
How Much: No cover

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