Here are the top 12 things to do in Houston this weekend.
Thanksgiving weekend has arrived, Houston. Whether it means time with family and friends or time alone, look for plenty of events to burn that pumpkin pie and salad dressing.
Have a safe Happy Thanksgiving. Here are your best bets for the weekend.
Griff’s Thanksgiving Party
If you don’t have family and / or friends to hang out over Thanksgiving, Griff’s is here for you. The pub will have turkey and ham and all toppings, including Layne’s world-famous broccoli cheese casserole.
The best part about everything – other than being with your Griff’s family – is that it’s all free. It starts on time and ends when the food is gone. So come celebrate with the folks at Griff’s and have a great vacation. 12:30 p.m.
33rd Annual Uptown Holiday Lighting
Here’s another holiday light show happening. It will begin with the illumination of 300 custom 20-foot Uptown vacation trees along Post Oak Boulevard from the West Loop to Richmond Avenue.
The family event will feature holiday shopping and treats, unique street entertainment and the sights and sounds of the holiday season, as well as a special appearance from Santa Claus.
After the Uptown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, the evening will end with a fireworks display, followed by a light show. 4 p.m.
The Riot Comedy Show presents Live LAUGH Love Thanksgiving special
It looks like this monthly tradition will have a Thanksgiving theme this time around.
The evening will feature stand-up comedies from some of Houston’s funniest comedians who will share their take on dating and vacation relationships.
Relationship questions will be answered by comics during the comic panel panel. If you’re looking to get away from family for a hot minute, these comics are here to release that tension for you. 8 p.m.
Friday November 26
TFTI – Houston Selfie Museum
This interactive selfie experience will grab the attention of Houston vacation shoppers with a limited-time experience opening at The Galleria. The original and fun activation will offer over 15 quaint themed studios designed specifically for Instagram feeds.
The exhibit features a range of ready-made rooms such as the seasonal Upside-Down X-Mas Tree Room, Pillow Fight Room, Infinity Mirror Room, DJ Confetti Room, Space Room and more. . Until Wednesday January 1 at 10 a.m. (11 a.m. Sunday).
Downtown District presents Thing-A-Ma-Jingle
On Friday, the Houston Downtown Management District (Downtown District) closes Main Street for the return of this night of festive fun. The giant block party will feature a night market, carol-oke, photo ops with hipster Santa, lighting projections and more.
Event enthusiasts will appreciate the special food and drink and live music at the bars and restaurants in the area. This event is recommended for ages 21 and over. 5 p.m.
The great Christmas show
Will hearn Great Christmas Show is a raucous, catchy, and one-of-a-kind musical starring the Americana Blue Water Highway. The retro radio show features Christmas comedy and classics on a traditional Christmas Eve show, conducted by the Radio Orchestra and Nick Brown’s Gospel Singers.
Designed for lovers of music and comedy, this homage to American Christmas traditions cleverly and progressively blurs the lines between heartfelt nostalgia and satire of contemporary pop-culture. 7:30 p.m.
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Pop-up Trill Burgers
Bun B’s Trill Burgers will be hosting a pop-up at Sticky’s Chicken this weekend. The pop-up will include Trill Burgers’ new vegan smash burger – a 100 percent plant-based Beleaf burger made with Impossible Meat – plus the “OG Classic” burger and Grilled Onion Smashburger.
Burgers will be available on a first come, first served basis in the restaurant while supplies last. Vegan burgers should sell out quickly. 2 p.m.
Water parks in concert
On the back of their highly anticipated album The biggest hits, the pop-punk trio Waterparks bring their infectious energy to the road and they’re ready to rock in Houston, where it all began.
This group enthusiastically mixes genres – oscillating between outbursts of rock, alternative and electronics with pop ambition and hip-hop’s daring and blatant disregard for the rules. They have garnered huge cult following and amassed over 195 million streams and over 175,000 album sales in the United States to date. 6 p.m.
Unlimited meeting tour
No Limit Records was an American label founded by Master P. The label included artists such as Snoop Dogg, Silkk the Shocker, Mystikal, Mia X, C-Murder, Romeo Miller, and more.
The label is often considered the ancestor of the rise of southern hip-hop and the creation of a plan for independent ownership of rap music. And now they’re back on tour, with Master P, Mystikal, Slikk The Shocker, Mia X, Fiend, Mercedes and Mr Serv-On. 7:30 p.m.
Sunday November 28
Hanukkah Film Festival
The Hanukkah Film Festival will celebrate the Hanukkah season with eight nights of new, exclusive and award-winning films.
The Austin Jewish Film Festival joins film festivals, synagogues and Jewish organizations across the United States and Canada in partnership with Menemsha Films in this new virtual holiday celebration.
Opening night will feature the world premiere of the animated short Hanukkah The broken candle. Until Sunday December 5. 9 a.m.
Parkway to Regent Square Market Days
In partnership with The Art Cellar of Houston, the popular series of outdoor local artisans’ markets brings you gifts for the holidays.
Grab a bite from one of the on-site food trucks and a cocktail from Jo’s Mini Mobil Bar, while listening to the sounds of Keith Vivens Due and browse selected vendors selling specialty jewelry and accessories, artwork, candles , culinary treats and more.
It’s free, and the first 25 participants will have the opportunity to decorate a kite to fly in nearby Buffalo Bayou Park. 2 p.m.
Youth Soul Love presents Sounds of the city
This show is presented by Art of Soul and Wear Models and hosted by Houston hip-hop artist / fashion influencer Youth Soul Love.
Expect a vibrant cultural experience that revives the urban music scenes of the cities that gave birth to musical culture today and highlights the influence of music on the fashion and art created in the periods. respective.
Fashion designer Nicholas Phat Nguyen’s Mysterious line will be in the spotlight, while Love, Julian Caesar and other artists will perform. 6 p.m.