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Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: January 27-29, 2023

Asia Society hosts a free annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Saturday.Courtesy of the Asian Society Texas Center

Take a tour of H-Town’s weekend highlights 365 Houston From Friday, January 27 to Sunday, a guide to things to do in Houston this weekend, January 29, 2023.

Every weekend, Houston hosts a variety of events around the city, but what highlights will help you plan a fun weekend outing?

we are broad weekend guide Here are some of our favorites to look forward to Friday through Sunday.

Looking for more things to do?Dive deeper into all our weekend picks 365 Houston weekend guideor our calendar See more events, activities and activities this weekend.

15 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: January 27-29, 2023

  • Houston Auto & Boat Show at NRG Center | | every day – Two big annual H-Town events return to NRG on the same weekend, with five days of the latest and greatest vehicles available on land and sea. $15 in advance. $20 at the door. Free for children under 4 years old. time varies.
  • Cirque du Soleil Presents Cousa at Sam Houston Racepark | | Daily | Opening Weekend – Returning to Houston for the first time in a decade, Cirque du Soleil’s thrilling circus arts evokes acrobatics, daredevil performances, laughter and wonder under the big top of northwest Houston. $49 and up. time varies.
  • Drunk Shakespeare at the Emerald Theater | | January 26 (Thursday) to January 28 (Saturday) | Opening Weekend – Five professional actors come together on stage to perform one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays with a catch. One actor downs his five glasses of whiskey before the performance, while the others try to keep the script on track. $39 and up. time varies.
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day at Holocaust Museum Houston | | Friday, January 27 | Free – On Liberation Day in Auschwitz-Birkenau, HMH welcomes visitors with free admission to explore the history of the Holocaust and ongoing human rights struggles around the world. 10am to 5pm.
  • Tangle, wine and dine at the Houston Botanical Gardens | | Friday, January 27 – Enjoy an exclusive sunset tour after hours at the Houston Botanic Garden and its newest exhibition. Steve Tobin’s Tangled: Exploring Nature’s NetworksThen take a seat in the courtyard for an immersive 5-course pop-up dinner with wine pairings by Chef Thomas Stacy. $260. 5:00pm to 8:30pm.
Attendees sit on stage surrounded by bubbles
The Hobby Center hosts two afternoon shows featuring millions of bubbles.Photo credit: Performing Arts Houston

  • Houston needs a title Opening reception at Reeves Art & Design | | Friday, January 27 | Free – In Montrose, Reeves brings together the work of more than 25 Texas artists in a showcase that spans multiple styles and eclectic tastes. Take some time the week before you submit your show title ideas, and you may be announced as the winner at the opening reception.
  • honor Suzanne Bocanegra & Lili Taylor (Moody Center for the Arts) | | Friday, January 27 | Free – Houston artist Suzanne Bocanegra presents an original “Artist Talk” by film and television actor Lili Taylor with vocalist from Rice’s Shepard School of Music. 8pm to 9pm.
  • Performing Arts Houston Presents gazillion bubble show at Jones Hall | | Saturday, January 28 – This one-day-only show also features high-impact special effects, laser lighting, interactive performances, and audience participation, enchanting bubbles that fill the air. $29 and up. 11am and 3pm.
  • 2023 Lunar New Year Festival at Asia Society Texas Center | | Saturday, January 28 | Free – Asia Society in the Museum District will celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with cultural performances, arts and crafts activities, and globally-inspired cuisine. The festival is free to attend and attend, but Huaxing Arts Group Houston performances are ticketed and cost $10. 11am to 4pm.
  • 80’s Winter Prom Night at William Price Distillery | | Saturday, January 28 – Get the perfect polyester for a throwback prom night at Garden Oaks featuring cocktails, photo shoots, and the coronation of the Prom King and Queen. $25; 2. $40 from 7pm to 11pm.
Grave Digger monster truck skidding in dirt
Monster Jam returns to NRG in a row this weekend | Courtesy of Monster Jam
  • Comedian Joe Coy Toyota Center | | Saturday, January 28 – One of today’s premier stand-up acts, Jo Koy draws inspiration from his colorful family to deliver a unique and accessible blend of comedy that entertains audiences in sold-out arenas around the world. $59.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Galveston Museum Day in Galveston | | Saturday, January 28, Sunday, January 29 – Get discounted tickets to nearly a dozen museums on Galveston Island, including the Railroad Museum, Moody Mansion, Bryan Museum, and the Grand 1894 Opera House. Prices and times vary.
  • Monster Jam at NRG Stadium | | Saturday, January 28, Sunday, January 29 – Marvel at the gravity-defying experience of a monster truck when Monster Jam arrives in Houston. Fan favorites such as Grave Digger will take to his course in the dirt for freestyle, skill his challenges and racing competitions at each scheduled event. $20 and up. 7 p.m. Saturday. 3 p.m. Sunday.
  • Chinese New Year and Fried Rice Cook-Off at The Phoenix in Westheimer | | Sunday, January 29 – Try different interpretations of fried rice drawn from different ethnic backgrounds at this 6th annual cook-off in Montrose. Plus, try games to win red envelopes, enjoy face painting for kids, money trees, ping-pong tournaments, and more. $25 and up. noon to 5pm.
  • Oneus in Concert at 713 Music Hall | | Sunday, January 29 – In their second time passing through the US, the K-pop five-piece will be hitting the 713 venue post-Houston to play songs for 2022 releases. dopamine$29 and up. 7:30 p.m.

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Houston native Justin Jerkins serves as editor-in-chief of H-Town, where he focuses on all kinds of H-Town events: breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations, and more. 365 things to do in Houston.

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