Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | 2023 Hot Chocolate Run

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Image credit: Hot Chocolate 15k and 5k

Our top picks for things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 include 2023 Hot Chocolate RunGazillion Bubble ShowValentine’s Artisan Market, 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’re sure to find something you like on our list. 

There are a number of fun things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 to 29, 2023! 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! 

Remember to also explore our list of  Things to do in Houston this Week of January 23!

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Things to do in Houston this Weekend - Astroville Food Tour

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. 

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Things to do in Houston this Weekend of January 27, 2023 – Friday Night Houston

Drunk Shakespeare by Brass Jar Productions

Sometimes, people need a little oomph to get them up on stage but what happens if they get a little too much of that oomph? Find out with Brass Jar Productions’ “Drunk Shakespeare.”

The production begins with an actor downing five shots of liquor before attempting to lead the cast through a Shakespeare play. With that, expect liberal departures from the text, pop culture references, audience games, improvisations, and so many surprises. 

When: Friday, January 27, 2023,  7:30 pm
Where: One Market Square Garage, 800 Preston St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $39 – $79


International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Join the world in commemorating all those who were lost and all those who survived that awful chapter of human history this January 27th. Museum admission at the Holocaust Museum Houston will be free for all to honor the six million Jews and other innocent victims of the Holocaust.

When: Friday, January 27, 2023,  10 am
Where: Holocaust Museum Houston, 5401 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free


Trebly Park Grand Opening

Trebly Park is finally opening! At the event, you can get sweet macaroons at the park restaurant, visit the dog parks, play carnival games, listen to live music, Tout Suite, and more at Houston’s newest neighborhood park. Take the family or your friends with you and have a blast!

When: Friday, January 27, 2023,  2 pm
Where: Trebly Park, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free


Deal Alert: The Escape Game Houston – CityCentre: Epic 60-Minute Adventures at $41.12 for 2!!!

The Escape Game Houston - CityCentre Epic 60-Minute Adventures

Choose to play one of five uniquely immersive games:

  •    Gold Rush: Find hidden gold in the California hills!
  •    Prison Break: Complete a daring escape from the evil warden!
  •    Special Ops: Mysterious Market: Uncover the truth as a secret agent!
  •    The Heist: Recover a stolen masterpiece from an art thief!
  •    Playground: Complete your report card and get to summer break!

Get more information about The Escape Game Houston!


Houston Events This Weekend of January 27, 2023 – Things to do in Houston Saturday 

Gazillion Bubble Show

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Gazillion Bubble Show

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Image credit: Gazillion Bubble Show

Bring out the kid in you and enjoy the magic of bubbles at the Gazillion Bubble Show! You’ll find yourself in a spectacular wonderland of bubbles featuring mind-blowing bubble magic, amazing laser lighting effects, and delightful soapy masterpieces that will surely make you smile, laugh, and feel like a happy kid once again.

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 11 am and 3 pm
Where: Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $29


Cirque du Soleil presents Kooza

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Cirque du Soleil presents Kooza

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Image credit: KOOZA by Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is returning to its roots with Kooza! This show combines acrobatic performances with the art of clowning and it explores fear, recognition, identity, and power. You’ll get to watch the Innocent come into contact with cosmic characters from a mesmerizing world full of thrills, audacity, surprises, and total involvement. 

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7 pm
Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Gate 3, Houston, TX 77064
How Much: Starts at $69


Lunar New Year 2023: Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit by Asia Society Texas

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Lunar New Year 2023: Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit by Asia Society Texas

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Image credit: Asia Society Texas

Enjoy the year of the rabbit celebrating at the Asia Society Texas Center with performances, food, and art and craft activities all inspired by Lunar New Year traditions all across Asia! Discover what lucky traditions are there and try them out yourself or simply wish luck to your loved ones.

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 11 am
Where: Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free


Holocaust Remembrance Day Concert

Commemorate the innocent victims of the Holocaust with music with the Apollo Chamber Players and Harris County Public Library this Saturday. The program will include multicultural new music by Rice University faculty composer Richard Lavenda and Sephardic scholar Isabelle Ganz. It will include vocalist Ceclia Duarte, percussionist Jesus Pacheco, and bassoonist Benjamin Kamins, former Principal of the Houston Symphony and professor at The Shepherd School of Music.

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 2 pm
Where: West University Branch Library, 6108 Auden St, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: Free


2023 Hot Chocolate Run

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | 2023 Hot Chocolate Run

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Image credit: Hot Chocolate 15k and 5k

Running and chocolate might not seem like they go together well but trust us, they’re one of the best pairings out there. That’s because you can still get your miles in while getting a sweet sweet prize at the end, especially with the 2023 Hot Chocolate Run at Sam Houston Park this weekend. 

You can knock out an early resolution or keep up with your new year fitness regime. Then, after you cross the Downtown finish line, you can reward yourself with a chocolate aficionado’s dream spread.

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7:15 am
Where: Sam Houston Park, 1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $51


Jo Koy at Toyota Center

Jo Koy is one of today’s top stand-up comedians. Pulling inspiration from his colorful family, especially his mom, he has reached not just Filipinos (which he is half off) but all sorts of different nationalities all around the world. Now, he’s coming to Houston for the Jo Koy world tour which will feature all-new material. Reserve your tickets now for a night of pure laughter!

When: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 8 pm
Where: Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $59.50


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

Top 13 things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27, 2023 include 2023 Hot Chocolate Run, Gazillion Bubble Show, 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!!!


Fun Things to do in Houston this Weekend of January 27, 2023 – Sunday Events Houston

Valentine’s Artisan Market

Valentine's Artisan Market

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 27 | Image credit: Texas Artisan Markets

You don’t have to wait for the exact Valentine’s Day to celebrate the event. This Sunday, you can get to your Valentine’s Day celebrations early with the Valentine’s Artisan Market. It will feature over 70 artisan vendors, two live music stages, multiple food trucks, craft beer, and photography set up with a professional photographer. Children and pets are also more than welcome.

When: Sunday, January 29, 2023 | 12 pm
Where:
Megaton Brewery, 808 Russell Palmer Rd, Kingwood, TX 77339
How Much: Free


The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

If you love Greek mythology or are a fan of Rick Riordan’s books about Percy Jackson, the demigod son of Poseidon, you might want to check out this musical. It’s largely based on Riordan’s first book where Percy and his friends Annabeth and Grover journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt to prevent a war among the gods. And it’ll be an interesting ride for you to join.

When: Sunday, January 29, 2023 | 2:30 pm
Where: 
Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH), 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $18 – $28


Year of the Rabbit Hoppy Hour/ Social

If you have a pet rabbit or if you completely adore rabbits, head on to the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to give them some extra love because this is their year! You can celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Rabbit with some bunny spa, origami, vendors, and so much more. 

When: Sunday, January 29, 2023 | 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: 
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: Free


Lunar New Year Festival and Fried Rice Cook-Off at The Phoenix on Westheimer

This Sunday, you can get your fill of all kinds of delicious fried rice at this Lunar New Year fried rice cook-off! There will be a variety of cooks from different ethnic backgrounds cooking it up so you’ll definitely have plenty of flavors to try. You can also try your hand at games to win a red envelope, join a ping pong tournament, have your face painted with fun designs, and so much more!

When: Sunday, January 29, 2023 | 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: 
The Phoenix on Westheimer, 1915 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Starts at $25


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