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Things to Do in Houston Weekend Guide

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You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for the top events in Houston this weekend! We list out our top 5 and give you the honorable mentions after. 

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Now, onto this weekend’s events.

Put on your fanciest masquerade mask, grab your beads and your crew, and head to the Houston Museum of Natural Science for the best Mardi Gras party in the museum district!

Enjoy the live band, dancing, cash bar, and the best food trucks in the city! It’s a one-of-a-kind party, and you’ll have the right to brag to your friends about partying with the dinosaurs.

Event Details
🗓 FEB 20 | 7PM–10PM
📍 Houston Museum of Natural Science

Our favorite national holiday falls on a Saturday this year!! National Margarita Day! Try a classic margarita or one of their signature drinks.


  • Our Award-Winning House Margarita: Made with 100% Agave Reposado Tequila served frozen or on the rocks.
  • Ginger Margarita: Casamigos® Silver, ginger, lime juice, and agave nectar.
  • Gloria’s Top Shelf Margarita: Made with Maestro Dobel® Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, freshly squeezed lime juice and agave nectar.
  • Gloria’s Casa Noble Meltdown Margarita: Our house margarita, served frozen with a Casa Noble® Reposado Tequila floater.
  • 1986 Margarita: Cazadores® Reposado tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice, and St. Germain Elderflower liqueur makes the perfect twist on this legendary cocktail and a tribute to when Gloria and Jose founded Gloria’s in Texas.
  • Spicy Mango Margarita: A sweet and spicy margarita made with Milagro® Reposado Tequila, fresh lime juice, and Monin Spicy Mango.
  • Spicy Pineapple Margarita: A perfect blend of spicy and sweet, this mix of tequila, lime, pineapple chipotle, and Cointreau® is sure to please the senses.

Event Details
🗓 FEB 22 | 11AM–11PM
📍 Gloria’s Latin Cuisine – Midtown

Step out of the city and into Katy and experience this unique Cajun Festival! Experience the gumbo and cocktail contest that will be benefiting Katy Christian Ministries.

There will be fun for the whole family! 

Cajun Fun:

  • Live Music
  • Crawfish
  • Bounce Houses
  • Locally Crafter Katy Cocktails

Event Details
🗓 FEB 22 | 12PM–10PM
📍 MKT Distillery, LLC

Come out to a local art show supporting local artists and organizations. Enjoy a variety of artists, vendors, and musicians!

The theme is The Great Gatsby Gala, so this will be a casual dressy or black-tie attire event. This show will benefit the Peace of Mind Foundation.

Support local art, have a grand time, and help a local organization all in one night!

Event Details
🗓 FEB 23 | 6PM–10PM
📍 Chapman & Kirby

Encounter one big puppy date! 

Bring your furry friend and walk the 3-mile loop. At the end of the walk, there will be free puppuccinos for the dogs! Don’t miss out on the raffle prizes: ABC Pet Resort & Spa $100 gift certificate good for any service within 1 year of the event.

Pawty Rules:

Event Details
🗓 FEB 22 | 11AM–12:30PM
📍 Memorial Park


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Edna Mancia

Edna Mancia

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

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