Our top free and cheap picks for things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 include The Learning Zoo, Cowboy Bob at the Alley Theatre, Paul Hope Cabaret: Glitter and Be Gay and more!
Houston is in the top 5 metroplexes in the US! What that means is that there’s a lot going on in Houston every day of the week. There are always things to do on Monday in Houston, things to do in Houston on Saturday night, and everything in between!
Some of you may be looking for things to do in Houston with the family, while others may be focused on free things to do in Houston this week. Either way, you can be sure we’ve got you covered in the list below.
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Deal Alert – Enjoy the lowest price on the Astroville Food Tour in Downtown Houston
Food lovers wanted! Come and enjoy different plates in the heart of downtown Houston at some of the city’s most famous restaurants. This tour starts at Historic Market Square Park (outside Niko Niko’s) where you will learn about Houston’s rich history, beautiful architecture, and diversity of cultures. Guests will enjoy first-hand views of the tallest building in Texas and the Downtown Tunnel System (1/3 of the tour spent in tunnels) in the United States.
The tour consists of 3 stops where you will try 6-7 delicious food samples, including authentic Mexico City cuisine, traditional Asian novelties, Houston’s unique take on Italian-American, and dessert. These meals are pre-ordered and come out fresh for your whole group.
Get more information and book your Astroville Food Tour in Downtown Houston TODAY!!!
Top Things to do in Houston this week March 6, 2023 – Monday
Monday Steak Night
Start the week with a delicious steak on Monday Steak Night at Southern Yankee Crafthouse with friends, family or even alone. Enjoy a smoked prime rib with two sides, condiments and a draft beer. It will definitely set you up for the week ahead.
Peggy Jo looks like your typical good daughter. She tips and always plays by the rules. But when she dons the fake beard, ten-gallon hat and sunglasses, she becomes “Cowboy Bob,” the sneakiest bank robber Texas has ever known. And she might be just the inspiration a Dallas Chili waitress desperately needs to take control of her own life.
Loosely based on actual events and co-written by Galveston’s own Molly Beach Murphy, the musical is equal parts riot, grrl rage and Texas twang that’s sure to have you on the edge of your seats.
When: Tuesday 7 March 2023 at 19.30
Where: Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
How much: Starting at $34
Get your very own custom candles or diffusers made with Love & Make! You can choose one of Love & Make’s signature vessels or upgrade to a premium vessel to make your candle even more unique. And you can choose fragrances from the 75+ fragrances available on site. Then, instructors will walk you through the fragrance blending process in small groups and guide you through pouring your very own candle or diffuser.
When: Tuesday 7 March 2023, at 12.00–18.00
Where: Love & Make DIY Workshop, 2516 Times Blvd, Houston, TX 77005
How much: $40
Deal Alert – Get the lowest admission price at Space Center Houston
The award-winning Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s most popular family attractions and takes visitors behind the scenes of the NASA Johnson Space Center. Filled with interactive exhibits, multimedia exhibits, cutting-edge technology and fascinating space artifacts, there is something to amaze and entertain all ages. Full-day admission to Space Center Houston includes the Nasa Tram, Mission Briefing Center and Starship Gallery Choice of all-day admission times
Get more information and book your fun day at Space Center Houston!!!
Things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 – Wednesday
Celebrate Leonard Berstein’s best words for broadway with this show! Here Paul Hope Cabaret will not only perform songs from Bernstein’s works such as “Wonderful Town”, “Candide”, “On The Town” and, of course, “West Side Story”, but they will also include pieces from his “Peter Pan” and his last Broadway work “1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.”
When: Wednesday 8 March 2023 at 19.30
Where: Ovations, 2536 Times Blvd B, Houston, TX 77005
How much: $15 – $25
Things to do in Houston this week March 6, 2023 – Thursday
Now that you’ve seen me naked
Drs. Percy Hinks and Adelaide Hibble are trying to win the Nobel Prize for their formula that reveals the mysterious love code. They are also a bit desperate for it as they really need the grant to keep Hibble Hinks Lab going. With a team of interns who must reluctantly act out various relationship scenarios for the sake of the data, Hinks and Hibble must prove that they are legitimate scientists and not mad scientists. What happens underneath all that is simply a lot of fun.
The play contains funny, original and memorable songs, and puts a humorous light on how we deal with love, sex and relationships.
When: Thursday 9 March 2023, at 19.00
Where: MATCH – Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How much: $35
Deal Alert – Houston Woodlands Indoor Skydiving – 2 Adults for just $92
Try skydiving without the death-defying heights and hefty price tag of jumping from a plane! This indoor skydiving experience at iFly Houston Woodlands simulates the adrenaline rush of a free fall in the safe and adjustable environment. Enter the state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel and benefit from one-on-one assistance from your instructor as you master basic maneuvers, soar high into the air, or (depending on your experience level) perform thrilling aerial stunts.
Two thrilling “skydives” in an indoor wind tunnel No experience necessary: suitable for beginners Small group tour with one-on-one instruction Choice of tour departure times throughout the day
Get more information and book your indoor skydiving adventure TODAY!!!
Top Things to do in Houston this week of March 6, 2023 – Friday
Don’t Call Me Sweetie: 6th Annual Women’s Art Showcase
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Insomnia Gallery will present the 6th Annual Women’s Art Exhibition. The event will feature around two dozen female artists and their amazing works. So come back, support their works, or just admire the art they contribute to the world.
When: Friday 10 March 2023, at 19:00–23:00
Where: Insomnia Gallery, 902 Hardy St, Houston, TX 77020
How much: Free
Friday night bites
Come out this Friday and join Bridgeland for their first Friday Night Bites of 2023! The event will feature many Houston-area food trucks and family-friendly activities, including inflatables, lawn games, multiple art stations and live entertainment from Good Time Muffin.
When: Friday 10 March 2023, at 18.00
Where: Lakeland Village Center, 10519 Fry Rd, Cypress, TX 77433
How much: Free
Things to do in Houston on Saturday, March 11, 2023
62nd Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade & Celebration
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the rest of Houston at the 62nd Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade and Celebration. Apart from the parade which starts and ends at Post, the day will also be filled with various fun activities. This includes games, Irish acts, an outdoor market, food, a live DJ and much more.
Things to do in Houston this week March 6, 2023 – Sunday
Space Center Houston presents the Moon 2 Mars Festival
The March 2 Moon Festival will celebrate NASA’s Artemis program that will land the first woman and the first person of color on the Moon by using innovative technologies to build a permanent presence on the lunar surface. At the festival, enjoy live entertainment, meet and greet opportunities with astronauts, experience cutting-edge space technology and have lots of fun at the THINK Neurology Future Astronaut Training Grounds Kid’s Zone.
When: Sunday to Monday 12 – 13 March 2023 | 09.00
Where: Space Center Houston, 1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058
How much: Free – $49.95
Deal Alert – Haunted Houston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour – Starting at $33.06 for 2 Adults!
Explore downtown Houston’s historic district on a leisurely walking tour that combines a pub crawl with ghost stories told by your costumed guide. Your 2.5-hour evening tour visits four bars located in historic buildings, each boasting spooky stories.
Have time to sip a drink (own expense) while your guide illuminates Houston’s history through tales of rumored hauntings and other spine-tingling tales. 2.5-Hour Ghost and Pub Walking Tour in Houston.
Get more information about the Haunted Houston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour and book yours TODAY!!!
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