Things to Do in Houston Weekend Guide

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Happy 4th of July weekend Houston! What better way to spend your 3 day weekend than with your favorite people out doing fun things around your city?

There are so many great things to do in Houston this weekend and we can’t wait to share them with you! From outdoor festivals, foodie events, super fun 4th of July celebrations, and more keep scrolling and start planning your weekend!

Happy 4th of July, Houston!


It’s Independence Day weekend, y’all! Along with the BBQs, pool parties, and family fun, we can’t deny that we most look forward to the dazzling fireworks displays! 

The Houston area is massive, and there are a ton of 4th of July events happening as well as fireworks displays, so it can be a challenge to choose which display is best for you.  Your Stuff to Do in Houston team has broken down the area’s fireworks displays by location to help you choose the right display for you as well as the best events that the whole family can enjoy! 

Some Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Vegan Vibez Things To Do In Houston Weekend Guide 2022

The hottest vegan festival is here! Whether you’ve been a vegan you’re whole life, or if you’re a full-on carnivore, you won’t be able to resist the delicious food. All foodies are welcomed!  

There will be 100% vegan options from around the nation, contests, rollerskating, music, vendors, a carnival, and more!  

Event Details
🗓 Jul 3 | 2:00pm–10:00pm
📍 The Raven Tower
🎟 GA $20

Foodfest Things To Do In Houston Weekend Guide 2022

Speaking of foodies… We got another one for you or actually, 2 more for you. This yummy food-focused event is 2 events at 1 location – a Texas Food Fest and a Houston Soul Food Festival!

Spend part of your 4th of July weekend eating your hearts out. With 2 different events, there will quite literally be food vendors of all kinds, making this the perfect outing for friends, families, or couples! FREE tickets while supplies last, then $5 each. So reserve your free spot before it’s too late!

Event Details
🗓 Jul 3 |12:00pm–8:00pm
📍The Zone
🎟 Free–$5

Hennything Things To Do In Houston Weekend Guide 2022

📷 Hennything Fest 2022

Come out this weekend for the ultimate celebration of some of the most popular cognac, Hennessy!  Experience delicious food to pair with it, culture, and live entertainment including local acts, DJ’s, vendors, and interactive games. Give yourself a new way to celebrate and appreciate Hennessy!

Event Details
🗓 Jul 2 | 3:00pm–10:00pm
📍 Aveva Stadium
🎟 GA $25 | GA & T-shirt $45

Spindletap Things To Do In Houston Weekend Guide 2022

📷 SpindleTap Brewery

Calling all beer lovers, this one is for you! SpindleTap and Maui Brewing Co. are teaming up for a special collab called, Lei the Day APA. It’s brewed with peaches, passion fruit & sea salt, a perfect specialty drink for a Luau!  There will be live music, fire performers, Polynesian performers, and of course, Hawaiian food! 

There are 2 ticket options: GA and VIP, which includes a 4-pack of Lei the Day APA and a custom Tiki Glass!

Event Details
🗓 Jul 2 | 6:00pm–10:00pm
📍 SpindleTap Brewery
🎟 GA $15 | VIP $35

Cheer on our Houston Teams!

Houston Astros Things To Do In Houston Weekend Guide 2022

Houston Astros Vs. Los Angeles Angels 
🗓 Jul 1-3 | Times Vary
📍 Minute Maid Park
🎟 Prices Vary

Summer Concerts

Upcoming Houston Events

Houston has a ton of events this year that will keep you occupied and enjoying new things. Here are the top Houston Events to start planning for now!

Thing To Do In Houston

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List!


We’re jumping into summer and not looking back! 

We’re sooo ready and prepared for all the fun that summer brings. Below is our Houston Local Love List, Summer Bucket List. You’ll be able to find amazing local spots to have some of the best Summertime activities without traveling too far. Whether you’re looking to grab a bite to eat, a cocktail, or need something to do with the kids while they’re out of school, you’ll find it here!

We hope that our summer favorites make it onto your “experience it” list! Supporting local is just ONE of our fave things about living in Houston. 

Up for a drive this weekend?


The possibilities are endless when you decide to visit Austin! Explore like a pro with a little help from us. Enjoy awesome swimming holes, visit some yummy instagrammable restaurants, and don’t forget to visit some amazing local favorites. Happy planning!


Are you looking for the perfect 4th of July weekend getaway? How about a trip to Dallas? There are so many great things to do in Dallas this summer! Enjoy amazing views from the city’s best rooftop pools, taste some delicious summer bites and drinks, explore the best sights, and watch some spectacular firework shows.

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See you next week Houston!

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Hayley Dobbs

Hayley Dobbs

Hayley is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe to our text and email, and follow us on social!