Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 6 | Troy Montes Michie: Rock of Eye - Photographic Storytelling

Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 6 | Troy Montes Michie: Rock of Eye – Photographic Storytelling | Image Credit: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Our top picks for things to do in Houston this weekend of January 6 include the Photographic Storytelling | Open Studio, Evergreen Full Moon Hike, Adult Owl Prowl, Japan Junction: Oshogatsu 2023, and more!

There’s always a lot to do in Houston, especially on the weekends. And so, if you find yourself asking the question – ‘What are some exciting things to do in Houston today?’ we have you covered! Whether you are looking for things to do in Houston this weekend for couples or family events in Houston on the weekend or black events, 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 6 to 8, 2023! Read on to find out! 

Remember to also explore our list of  Things to do in Houston this Week of January 2!

Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on YMCA of Greater Houston 2023 membership, 15 Things to do in Sugarland, TX20 Things to do in Downtown Houston, and 20 Things to do in Lake Conroe near Houston!

Top pick for things to do this weekend in Houston – Check out the YMCA of Greater Houston!

YMCA of Greater Houston

YMCA of Greater Houston

If you are like millions of our fellow Americans, you will be thinking about setting health-related goals for 2023, whether you call it a New Year’s Resolution or not! The YMCA of Greater Houston is the perfect place to ACHIEVE your goals and CONNECT to the community at a place where you BELONG.

With multiple membership options, the Y continues to offer more value than ever! You could choose the membership that gives you access to all city and nationwide locations allowing you to continue your health journey regardless of where you are!

Or you may want to take advantage of the various programs for kids including preschool and after-school programs, sports, martial arts, dance, swim lessons, swim team, enrichment activities, and many more! 

The important thing is that you can personalize the membership to fit your and your family’s needs!

Get more information about the various programs offered by the YMCA of Greater Houston and start your fitness journey TODAY!!!

Things to do in Houston this Weekend of January 6, 2023 – Friday

Evergreen Full Moon Hike

Hike at Houston Arboretum

Image Credit: Houston Arboretum

Join HTX Outdoors and the Arboretum’s Evergreen Young Professionals club for a member-exclusive Full Moon Hike! Spend a wonderful winter evening drinking Saint Arnold beer, getting to know other young professionals who appreciate nature, and exploring the Arboretum’s moonlit pathways.

When: Friday, January 6, 2023,  6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: Free and exclusive for Evergreen members only

Mommy Mingle Fridays

Moms in the greater Houston area, listen up! Start your year right with the wildly popular “Mommy Mingle Fridays” at the Children’s Museum Houston!

While supplies last, the museum offers complimentary coffee and breakfast pastries so you can socialize with other mothers.

Tot*Spot, the exclusive exhibit for kids 35 months and under, is the perfect place to take your young ones for some amazing playtime. The event also welcomes parents, nannies, and other caregivers, even those who live outside Houston are welcomed!

When: Friday, January 6, 2023, 10 am to 12 pm
Where: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: $15

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!

Best Things to do in Houston on Saturday, January 7, 2023

Japan Junction: Oshogatsu 2023

Leap into the New Year in Japanese fashion!

Ensure that the beginning of your Year of the Rabbit is fortunate by attending JAPAN JUNCTION’s OSHOGATSU celebration.

Make a daruma goal setting doll, practice Kakizome (the first Japanese calligraphy of the year), and pound mochi, among other traditional Japanese new year activities!

When: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 11 am to 2 pm
Located At: Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

Moran Foundation Picnic Science

Moran Foundation Picnic Science

Image Credit: Children’s Museum Houston

Moran Foundation Picnic Science is happening starting this weekend at the Children’s Museum Houston.

The first subject this year is Creature Feature with a Raccoon! Explore the pelt, scat, and other aspects of racoons with our wildlife expert, Devon!

When: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 3 pm to 4:30 pm | Runs until March 4, 2023
Where: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: $15

Adult Owl Prowl

Adult Owl Prowl

Image Credit: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Enjoy a special evening outdoors! In this enjoyable event, you can meet real owl ambassadors while sipping drinks like beer from Saint Arnold Brewing Company, hot chocolate, coffee, and light appetizers.

You’ll discover everything there is to know about these intelligent and beautiful birds before joining our naturalists on a twilight stroll. Even UV torches will be available to search for some of our most unusual nocturnal creatures.

When: Friday, January 7, 2023, 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: $35 member / $50 nonmember (per person) 

A fun, interesting, and sweat-drenching outdoor boot class will let you experience F45 Training outdoors of the studio on the Evelyn’s Park Great Lawn. Don’t forget to bring a bottle of water, towels to wipe off your sweat, and your exercise mat.

When: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 10 am to 11 pm
Where: 4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401, United States
How much: Free

Photographic Storytelling | Open Studio

Troy Montes Michie: Rock of Eye

Image Credit: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Make a portrait using assemblage or collage to express a genuine or imagined personal narrative or idea while taking inspiration from the exhibition Troy Montes Michie: Rock of Eye.

When: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
How much: Free

Black Swan Free Yoga on Skylawn

Every first Saturday of the month, Skylawn will provide free yoga classes in collaboration with Black Swan Yoga! Bring a friend, your yoga mat, towel, water bottle, and join this event in the Skylawn rooftop garden.

When: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 11 am
Where: 401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201, United States
How Much: Free

Coffee and Cars at POST HTX

Coffee and Cars

Image Credit: POST HTX

Visit POST HTX to see an incredible show of vehicles! Coffee and Cars, featuring hundreds of premium and exotic vehicles, will be set up in our East Parking Lot. They are bringing back an Open Area so that anyone may also come to display their own amazing vehicles in addition to a featured section of carefully picked cars.

When: Saturday, January 7, 2023, 9 am to 11 am
Where: East Parking Lot, Post HTX, 401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201
How Much: Free and open to public

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

Top 10 things to do in Houston this weekend of January 6, 2023 include Photographic Storytelling, Full Moon Hike, Exploring YMCA membership 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 6, 2023 – Sunday

Zoo Lights Houston

It’s the LAST DAY to check out Zoo Lights Houston at the Houston Zoo! The beautiful Zoo grounds are the perfect setting to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season with friends and family. One of the most popular Christmas Light Displays in Houston! 

When: Sunday, January 8, 2023 | 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm, last entry at 9:30 pm
The Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030 
How Much: Between $21.20 – above, prices may vary according to the day and offer

For complete details check out our Guide to Houston Zoo Lights!

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!!!

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