Karmagraphie hits the Miller outdoor stage this weekend | Courtesy of Karmagraphie
This weekend of Friday the 3rd
Every weekend in Houston there are many events in town – but what are the highlights that can help you plan a fun weekend of outings?
We’ve scaled down our extensive weekend guide to bring you some of our favorite things to look forward to Friday through Sunday.
Are you looking for more activities? Find all of our weekend tips with the 365 Houston Weekend Guide or browse our calendar for even more events, activities and activities this weekend.
Top 12 things to do in Houston this weekend
- Asia Society Texas Center presents Electrifying India: A Night with Karmagraphy at Miller Outdoor Theater | Friday, September 3rd | FREE | Virtual option – Experience a dazzling performance of spirited Bollywood dance by the Los Angeles-based Karmagraphy Dance Company, which has traveled the world to perform in front of tens of thousands of people. This performance will also be streamed online as a live stream. 8 p.m.
- Electric Feels: Indie Rock & Indie Dance Party at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, September 3rd – The touring indie rock dance party stops at the Near Northside for a night of DJs with indie pop hits. Tickets are $ 15. 21 clock.
- Labor Day Tours in Battleship Texas | Saturday 4th September & Sunday 5th September – Located near the San Jacinto Monument, Battleship Texas will reopen to the public for two short windows on Labor Day Weekend before major repairs resume. Tickets are $ 10; $ 5 for children ages 4-11, active military, and 65+; free from 3 years. 8 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
- Weekend on Labor Day at the Lone Star Flight Museum | Saturday, September 4 through Monday – Commemorate Labor Day with 3 days of special flight fun as the Lone Star Flight Museum opens its doors for a long weekend with free flight simulators, adult flight story talks, and more options for all ages. $ 15; $ 13 for children ages 12-17 and 65 and over; $ 10 for children ages 4-11; free for museum members and from 3 years. The times vary.
- College Football: Houston Cougars vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders at NRG Stadium | Saturday 4th September – These Texan teams get an oversized start to the college football season when they step onto the field at the cavernous NRG Stadium. Tickets range from $ 28 to over $ 150, but you can find better or cheaper seats on TicketNetwork’s online marketplace. 6 p.m.
- Los Angeles Azules in concert at the Smart Financial Center | Saturday, September 4th – Sing along if you know the words as Mexican cumbia band Los Angeles Azules brings their 40 Años tour to Sugar Land. Tickets range from $ 49.50 to $ 199.50, but you can find better or cheaper seats on TicketNetwork’s online marketplace. 8 p.m.
- Bayou Bucket 5K & 10K at Rice University | Sunday 5th September – Choose a side – blue for Rice, red for the University of Houston – and take the Rice University running track to help your team win this annual 5K and 10K event. Now in its third year, the series is 1-1. Participation also includes a ticket for the Bayou Bucket Classic on Saturday September 11th. Registration costs $ 45 for the 5K; $ 55 for the 10,000; $ 20 for the kids K. 7:30 am.
- Karbacher weekday market at Karbach Brewing Co. | Sunday, September 5th | No cover – Celebrate Labor Day while shopping at a local market with local vendors and artisans while sipping local brews in Karbach’s beer garden. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Labor Day Celebration in Waterway Square in the Woodlands | Sunday, September 5th | FOR FREE – Bring the family to Waterway Square in the Woodlands for an evening of live music, kids’ activities, cake eating competitions and fireworks. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Archie Bell’s Birthday Bash & Tighten Up Telethon via the Continental Club | Sunday, September 5th | Virtual – The Houston R&B legend, best known for her hit hit “Tighten Up” with the Drells, will be part of a livestream event on Sunday to celebrate his birthday and raise funds to cover his medical expenses after a stroke earlier this year Cover year. The suggested donation is $ 10. 19 o’clock.
- Tokyo Night Festival at Social Beer Garden HTX | Sunday, September 5th | No cover – Browse 30+ vendors and check out live entertainment, cars, cosplay, anime, local cuisine and more at the Tokyo Night Festival at the Social Beer Garden HTX. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Houston Restaurant Weeks | Labor Day ends, Monday, September 6th – There’s still time to take part in the hottest fundraiser of the summer, Houston Restaurant Weeks, which has raised over $ 16.6 million to fight hunger in Houston since its inception. This year’s citywide event features multi-course gala and take-away meals in over 250 restaurants, with donations going to the Houston Food Bank. See the lineup and rate your reservations to give away and dine.
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Longtime Houstonian Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, attractions, and more, while serving as editor-in-chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.