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Top 10 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend



2015 World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest & Carnival

When: Thursday February 26th– Saturday February 28th

Where: Reliant Parking Lot: Interstate Loop 610 between Kirby St. and Fannin St.

Details: Biggest pre-party to the world’s largest livestock show and rodeo. More than 250 teams will compete in a traditional Texas Cook-off. While most team tents are invitation only, visitors can enjoy the public venues including the Miller Lite Garden, Rockin’ Bar-B-Que Saloon and the Chuck Wagon, where you receive complimentary chopped beef sandwich plate.



Cirque Du Soleil Presents Amaluna

When: Thursday February 26th – March 22nd

Where: Sam Houston Race Park: 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX. 77064

Details: Crazy circus tricks….Do you need more convincing than that!?!?!



Houston Ballet – Romeo and Juliet

When: Saturday February 28th

Where: Wortham Center 501 Texas Ave Houston, TX. 77002

Details: “Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” Relive your days in High School English trying to understand what the heck was being said.


10 Years

When: Friday February 27th

Where: Scout Bar 18307 South Egret Bay Boulevard, Houston, TX. 77058

Details: For Those About to Rock We Salute You….If Country Music and BBQ aren’t your thing go rock out with one of the best bands around.


Houston Rockets vs. Brooklyn Nets

When: Friday February 27th

Where: Toyota Center: 1510 Polk St., Houston, TX. 77002

Details: Clutch City!


ElectriFunk Fest: Rebirth Brass Band

When: Friday February 27th

Where: Warehouse Live

Details: Get over your Mardi Gras hangover with a some New Orleans brass band music, including the New Orleans tradition of second line with funk, jazz, and soul influences


Shipley’s Do-nut’s Dash

When: Sunday March 1st

Where: BBVA Compass Stadium

Details: Work off some of the BBQ you ate all weekend at the inaugural Shipley Do-Nuts’ Dash, benefiting Kids’ Meals. The two mile family fun event will start BBVA Compass Stadium and end at 8th Wonder Brewery in East Downtown Houston. The route will feature some fun donut themed obstacles and activities to complete along the way.


Impro Slama Jama

When: Friday February 27th

Where: Classical Theatre Company at Chelsea Market (Formerly Main Street Theatre): 4617 Montrose BLVD, Houston, TX 77006

Details: Baby Knuckle, Houston’s long form improve troupe, will be hosting its inaugural “Improv Slama Jama”, featuring themselves, the ladies of Ophelia’s Rope, the store time musings of Epilogue HD, and other special guests.


Shaolin Warriors @ Society for the Performing Arts

When: Saturday February 28th

Where: Jones Hall Society for the Performing Arts: 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX. 77002

Details: Everybody is Kung Fu Fighting! The Kung Fu Masters known as the Shaolin Warriors return to Houston, to showcase remarkable skill and stunning movement.


30-Minute Glass Blowing Experience

When: Sunday March 1st

Where: Three Dimensional Visions – Glass Blowing Houston: 17442 FM 2920 Rd., Tomball, TX. 77377

Details: Perfect opportunity to take a date and learn something new together.