Chili Festival and More Stuff to Do in Houston

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Are you looking for the best things to do in Houston this weekend? You’re in luck because we have a list of amazing things to do and places to go! We have created a weekend guide that everyone will enjoy!

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5th Annual Chili Cook Off

Chili Season is here!

Sign your team up to compete, or come to sample. Winners get cash prizes!

You will have the chance to try some of the best chili in Houston and you will also vote on your favorite. You will not want to miss out on this!

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 11AM–3PM
📍 Spindle Tap Brewery | 10622 Hirsch Rd, Houston, Texas, 77016

Mardi Gras Pop-Up Party

Grab your beads and put on a mask!!

Fat Tuesday is here and partying is the task!

Join Pride Houston’s Mardi Gras Pop-Up Day Party. Come out in your Mardi Gras attire.

Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler!

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 4PM–9PM
📍 BUDDY’S Houston | 2409 Grant St STE A, Houston, Texas, 77006

HTX Market x Urban South HTX Brewery

This is a FREE family and dog-friendly market so come fill your belly, bag, and heart – Eat. Shop. Do Good. Dogs are allowed outside on the patio and grass at Urban South HTX.

Don’t forget that we are a drop off location for:

  • Gently used or new books for kids. They’re looking to fill the Little Free Libraries around the city.

  • Legos – bring any legos that your kids have outgrown or no longer use. They will donate legos to non-profit organizations for kids locally OR recycle through LEGO Replay. Look for the lego bin or bring to the HTX Market Tent/Table.

Event Details
🗓 FEB 27 | 1PM–6PM
📍 Urban South HTX Brewery | 1201 Oliver Street #10Houston, Texas, 77007

Celebrate National Margarita Day at Pistoleros! 

Not only do they have some yummy drinks, but their food is pretty good too!! If you’re looking for a fun spot in Montrose to celebrate Margarita Monday, Pistoleros has got you covered.

We wanted to give a shout to the ever eclectic, yet always hoppin’ Heights!

They have a great variety of local businesses and restaurants and so many places to walk or bike. It’s such a wonderful neighborhood and one of our favorites to just hanging out, grab a drink, and go shopping!

If you are in the Heights and would like a personal shout out, we can help you out with that too. Check it out!!

-Houston Team

We are HERE for all the instagrammable spots! Her Lounge has good vibes, drinks, and a place where you know it’s all about HER.

Filled with incredible pink decor and of course remarkable drinks, you and your girls or guys will want to keep coming back for more!

Wonder Bar has come to Houston!

The newest bar to come to the Midtown nightlife is finally here. Just like their sister store in ATX, every corner has the most instagrammable spots, delicious drinks and light bites, and a secret room.

This needs to be added to your places to go for the weekend!!

There are always things to do in Houston, you just have to know where to look! We have you covered from the best bars to parks, and also hidden gems. 

Check out some of our feature blogs for more!👇🏽

Canvas & Cocktails
🗓 FEB 26 |5:30PM–7:30PM
📍 Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery, Texas, 77356

Miz Cracker: She’s a Woman
🗓 FEB 26 |8PM–10PM
📍 Heights Theater | 339 W 19th St, Houston, Texas, 77008

Sushi & Sake Party
🗓 FEB 26 |6:30PM–8:30PM
📍 Central Market Houston | 3815 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas, 77027

The Salsa Room! Party in Downtown
🗓 FEB 27 |8:30PM–1:30AM
📍 Henke & Pillot | 809 Congress Street, Houston, Texas, 77002

Quiceañera Expo
🗓 FEB 28 |12PM–5PM
📍 George R. Brown Convention Center | 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas, 77010

Edna Mancia

Edna Mancia

Edna is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Houston City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Houston area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinHouston on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.