Top Things to Do This Week: May 16-22, 2022


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Make the most of your week with this week’s Top 16 Festivals, Events and Activities in Houston from Monday 16th May to Sunday 22nd May 2022.

This week brings a great combination of outdoor fun, great concerts and family events in Houston.

We’ve narrowed it down to 15 picks this week, but you can always check out the extended calendar for other events in Houston.

Scroll down to find out what’s happening in Houston from Monday, May 16th to Sunday, May 22nd, 2022.

Up 15 This week’s festivals, events and activities in Houston

  • Wine dinner featuring a lovely winery in Brennan’s, Houston | Tuesday, May 17 – The classic Gulf restaurant hosts Brennan’s first wine dinner of the year, combining a special French-inspired five-course dinner with the award-winning wines of the popular Nice Winery. $ 175. 6:30 pm.
  • College Baseball: Houston Cougars vs. Rice Owls at Schroeder Park | Tuesday, May 17 – After posting a strong win record, Coogs will host Rice in the final home game of the season before closing in North Carolina. Over $ 10. 6:30 pm.
  • RBG notorious for songs from the Holocaust Museum Houston | Wednesday, May 18 – Soprano composer Patrice Michaels (the daughter-in-law of the late Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg) joins acclaimed pianist Andrew Harley, an important aspect of Judge Ginsburg’s personal and professional life. We will play 9 songs that emphasize. $ 25. 7 pm.
  • Paul Wall, Doc Loc & The Swangers, DJ Mav Concert at Discovery Green | Thursday, May 19 | Freedom – Thursday night’s concert series will continue on Discovery Green, with H Town’s legendary Paul Wall on stage, backed by Doc Loc and Swangers’ big band arrangements, and deck DJ Mav. 7 pm.
  • New Kids on the Block with Salt-N-Peper, Rick Astley and En Vogue performing at Toyota Center | May 19th (Thursday) – New Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Peper, Rick Astley, En Vogue’s danceable hits and fascinating pop song night time warp to the 90’s. Over $ 29.95. 7:30 PM.
  • Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park | Thursday, May 19th-Sunday, May 22nd – When Rangers arrive in town on the weekends, Red Hot Stroth offers a few days of freebies, including a cold Chewbacca on Thursday. Star Wars Orbit jerseys on nights and Fridays, Yuli Gurriel bobblehead dolls on Saturdays, and limited key chains on Sunday afternoons. Over $ 15. The time is different.
  • The night with them may be the House of Bruce giant | May 20th (Friday) – Alternative rock duo celebrates flood, The band’s groundbreaking third album, playing the whole with other fans’ favorites. Over $ 30. 6:30 pm.
  • Carlin Leon at a concert at the Smart Financial Center | May 20th (Friday) – Latin singer-songwriter brings his ultra-traditional music filled with strings, horns, accordions, acoustic guitars, basses and snare drums to Sugarland. Over $ 66. 7 pm.
  • 2022 Houston Art Bike Festival at MacGregor Park Saturday, May 21 | Freedom – Celebrate your personal creativity with a motorcycle at this first festival and bike parade featuring HISD school art bikes, live music, art activities, food trucks and more. The ride begins at McGregor Park and continues along the Blaze by You Greenway to Fondo Park and Smither Park (Orange Show). 9 am to 6 pm.
  • St. Luke’s Health Casting Call “Chief Human Kindness Officer” at Silver Street StudiosSaturday, May 21 | Freedom – Children ages 5-12 are invited to audition for the Honorary Position of St. Luke’s Health Chief Humanity Officer. From 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Houston Margarita Festival at Buffalo Bayou Park Waters | May 21st (Sat) – Returning to the 9th edition at Buffalo Bayou Park’s Waterworks, the Houston Margarita Festival will feature 19 flavor margs, including tastings, live music, DJ tunes, dance and food vendors.$ 9 with discount code 365$ 30 at the gate. From noon to 10 pm.
  • 14th Galveston Island Beach Review at Beach Central | May 21st (Sat) – Head to the island for a bit of fun in the sun with this official kick-off to the summer season, featuring bathing beauty pageants, hot rod and classic car shows, food and vintage vendors and more. Over $ 5. 7 pm.
  • The 2nd Calvac Hot Sauce Festival at Calvac Brewing | May 22nd (Sun) – Enliven your day with this second annual festival celebrating everything spicy with special performances by Bob Schneider, the artist market, local food and hot sauce vendors. $ 12. From 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Ronstadt Review Tribute on Main Street Crossing | May 22nd (Sun) – Watch Gesenia Gerena bring the music icon Linda Ronstadt’s over 40 years of career to life with a tribute performance featuring her music in both English and Spanish. Over $ 45. 6:30 pm.
  • Performing Arts Houston Presents Night with Neil Gaiman at Jones Hall | Sunday, May 22 – A genre-bending writer known for his popular works such as: Coraline, American GodsAnd that Sandman The comic series comes to Jones Hall for a night of stories, questions, and words of wisdom. Over $ 29. 8 pm.

More to do in Houston

  • This week’s top concerts and live shows – Check out the recommendations of local musicians, stars and personalities on stage at H-Town this week.
  • Top Games & Sporting Events of the Week – For professional sports games, select college sports games, sports competition tours, local fitness and participatory events.
  • Top things to do for kids and families this week – Focus on the best options for families and juniors around Greater Houston.
  • Exhibitions and art installations at the current temporary museum in Greater Houston – Explore the latest installations and exhibits on short-term exhibits in museums and locations around Houston, with a focus on art, history and science.
  • Other calendar options – Explore more live entertainment, events, pop-ups, markets and other options around Houston.

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Gabi De la Rosa is a lifestyle writer and editor in Houston. When she’s not in front of the computer, she can find out where she’s looking for the latest restaurants and travel destinations. She can easily stay home on the mountains and beaches. For more information on her latest adventures, please visit Instagram @ gabioftheroses_htx.


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