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A Salsa Festival, Beach Party and More Stuff to Do in Houston This Weekend

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Hey,  HOU! It’s a new week with brand new things to do in Houston this Labor Day weekend. With a long weekend comes even more weekend fun than usual and Houston never disappoints! What will you do this weekend? We want to know! Be sure to tag us in your photos with #stufftodoinhouston!

Follow along with us each and every week to find new Stuff to Do in Houston by bookmarking this page. You’ll see an updated list every Monday so you can get to planning your weekend!

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Events in Houston This Weekend

Head out to the Westin Galleria for four days of dancing, food, and music!  Watch your favorite Salsa dancers tear up the dance floor or learn some new moves yourself!  Dance your heart out into the early morning hours at the Latin Dance Party, maybe bust out some of those new moves, too.

There are multiple passes to choose from, so whether you plan on attending one day only, or want full access for all four days, there is a pass for you.  You can find pass info here

Event Details
🗓 SEPT 3–6 | 10:00am–4:00am
📍 The Westin Galleria |5060 West Alabama Street Houston, Texas, 77056
🎟 $40–$200

There’s nothing bigger than football in Texas! Join Good Sam for the Texas Kickoff between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the University of Houston Cougars. There will be a ton of fun happening before and during the big game of course, like the Karbach Hopadillo Crawl,  a free concert at the Rustic featuring Jon Stork, and some Kendra Scott shopping too.

This is a huge event full of Stuff to Do that you’re not going to want to miss! 

Event Details
🗓 SEPT 4 | 12:00am–2:30am
📍 NRG Stadium | One NRG ParkHouston, Texas, 77054
🎟 $29–$150

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend with a Beach Party at The Beach Houston!  Dance to live music from multiple DJs, rent a jet ski and tear up the water, and grab a bite at one of the food trucks. Bring your boat,  your floats, and soak up the sun before summer ends.

So put on a cute suit, slather on the sunscreen and head out for a fun-filled day on the water!

Event Details
🗓 SEPT 4 | 1:00pm–10:00pm
📍The Beach Houston | 12044 Beach st 18041 riversideHouston, Texas, 77044
🎟 $25

Looking for music and dancing from all over the world? Then Around The World Labor Day Music & Dance Bash is where you want t to be! Enjoy music and dancing from places around the globe, you’ll find Reggaeton, belly dancing, Bhangra, snake charmers, and more! 

Be sure to dress to impress, as this is a Red Tie event and Cultural dress and colors are encouraged! Tickets will sell out, so be sure to purchase them asap.

Event Details
🗓 SEPT 4–5 | 8:00pm–2:00am
📍 2206 Edwards St.  Houston, TX 77007
🎟 $30–$600

5. Exotic Petting Zoo at Three Acres Food Truck Park

Grab the Fam and head out to Three Acres Food Truck Park for dinner and check out some furry friends, too! This is your chance to play with some adorable animals like a Kangaroo, Kinkajou, and Lemur,  too! Did we mention the giant Tortoise?!

After dinner and one of the many food trucks and once. you’re done loving on the animals, check out the video game trailer? Play all evening for $20! 

Event Details
🗓 SEPT 3 | 5:00pm–9:00pm
📍 Three Acres Food Truck Park | 10648 FM 1764 Santa Fe, Texas, 77510
🎟 $5

Looking for some out-of-this-world Mexican food? Stop by Abuelo’s in Katy for great eats and fabulous drinks that will keep you coming back again and again.  Pretty much EVERYONE in my family and work-family loves Abuelo’s. If you ask my Gramps, it’s one of his favorite restaurants! 

We can’t stop thinking about their Pork Tenderloin Abrigada, or the papas con chile. Talk about delicious!  Vegetarian? Abuelo’s has something for you, too! Everyone in the family is sure to find something they can’t get enough of.  Pair any of their dishes with a Watermelon Margarita or a Blackberry Mint Mojito and you’ve got the perfect meal!

More Things to Do in Houston

As you all know, we love our local influencers here at Stuff to Do in Houston and feature a new one each and every week!  This week’s Influencer of the Week is Dafne of @dafnesanchezg

Follow Dafne on her adventures across the country and in HOU, too!  Dafne’s feed is a mix of lifestyle, fashion, and travel and is a breath of fresh air on our feed! Be sure. to give her a follow for some cute ‘fits and fun outings. 

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Whitney Ellis

Whitney Ellis

Whitney is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagramand Facebook.

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