Best things to do this week: July 25 to July 31, 2022

Saturday’s Neon Garden brings retro video games and live music to Axelrad | Courtesy of Axelrad

Updated on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Make the most of your week with our top festivals, events and things to do this week in Houston from Monday, July 25 through Sunday, July 31, 2022.

Whether you’re in the mood for a laugh, looking for some sneakers, or looking for an ice-cold beer and cocktails, we’ve got you covered with the week’s highlights.

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

Scroll below to find great things happening in Houston from Monday, July 25 through Sunday, July 31, 2022.

High 15 Festivals, Events and Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Sunset Sweat at the Houston Botanical Garden | Monday July 25 – Access the Houston Botanical Garden after-hours for a one-hour Tabata-style strength and cardio class that meets every Monday for six weeks to help train muscles and get in shape. better form. This is the second of six classes, open to all fitness levels. $20. 7 p.m.
  • Encanto: The Sing Along Film Concert Tour at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday July 28 – Disney Concerts brings this production to the Woodlands stage, featuring the entire animated feature, Encanto, plus an on-stage band that will perform all the record-breaking hit songs like the earworm “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” as well as “The Family Madrigal,” “Surface Pressure,” and more. $25 and up; 15% off when you use promotional code BRUNO15 at the register. 7:30 p.m.
  • Comedian Sarah Sherman at Secret Band | Thursday July 28 – A recent addition to the Saturday Night Live cast, the actress who also goes by Sarah Squirm has toured the country with unconventional routines that have opened her up to off-the-beaten-track comedians like Eric Andre. $20 in advance; $30 the day of the show. 8 p.m.
  • Houston Shakespeare Festival: King Lear & Cymbeline at the Miller Outdoor Theater | From Thursday 28 July to Sunday 31 July – Every night, the Houston Shakespeare Festival brings the Bard to the stage at the Miller Outdoor, performing original productions by King Lear (Thursday and Saturday) and Cymbeline (Friday and Sunday). Hours vary.
  • Friday Night Fever: Salsa Lessons for Beginners at MKT | Friday July 29 | FREE – KDENCE Studio guides participants through an hour-long introduction to basic salsa moves, followed by a fun 30-minute dance session. 6 p.m.
  • Dude Perfect’s That’s Happy Summer Tour at Toyota Center | friday july 29 – YouTube sensations gather in Downtown for a night of their offbeat stunts, stunts and skits. $29 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Comedian Kurtis Conner at 713 Music Hall | friday july 29 – Amassing hundreds of thousands of subscribers on Vine and later on YouTube and TikTok, the popular comedian and creator takes the stage at the Post Houston downtown. $40 and up. 8 p.m.
  • Joint with the Houston Symphony in Concert at the Hobby Center | Friday July 29 and Saturday July 30 – Check out Grammy Award-winning artist, actor, and philanthropist Common as he joins the Houston Symphony for a special version of some of his greatest hits at the Hobby Center. $34. 7:30 p.m.
  • Grisby’s Market at Watson’s House of Ales | Saturday July 30 | No coverage – The Energy Corridor District hosts the first-ever market in Grisby, a signature craft market featuring a live music duo with Josie Arias, gift cards to give away to five restaurants in the Grisby area, and more. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Lowrider Houston’s Largest Custom Car Show at the NRG Center | Saturday July 30 – The NRG Center hosts a one-day car show featuring lowriders, custom cars and vehicles, and a celebration of classic automotive culture. $45. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Frosty Food Rally at B-52 Brewing Co. | Saturday July 30 | No coverage – Beat the summer heat with a freezing edition of B-52’s food truck rally. Vendors include Tiki’s Shaved Ice, Frio’s Gourmet Popsicles, HTX Nitro Creamery and more. Noon to 8 p.m.
  • Neon Garden with Nortec Collective in concert at Axelrad | Saturday July 30 | No coverage – The monthly video game and electronic music experience returns to Axelrad, featuring a live performance from Mexico’s Nortec Collective. 7 p.m.
  • Red, White & Brew Fest at Fulbrook Ale Works | Sunday July 31 – The first annual Red, White & Brew Fest in Richmond will feature all-day music on three stages as well as food vendors, chill areas and plenty of local beer. $35 and up. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Houston Family Fun Fest at La Centerra | Sunday July 31 | FREE Houston Family Magazine hosts its annual Family Fun Fest at Heritage Square. Face painting, entertainment, rock climbing, arts and crafts, inflatables and more will be on hand for an afternoon of fun. Noon to 4 p.m.
  • H-Town Sneaker Summit at the NRG Center | Sunday July 31 – Buy, sell, or trade rare and collectible shoes when thousands of sneakers and other streetwear and vintage apparel arrive at the 2022 edition of Sneaker Summit. $25 and up. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Many more things to do in Houston

  • Top concerts and live shows this week – Check out our top picks for local and touring musicians, stars and personalities taking the stage in H-Town this week.
  • Top games and sporting events this week – Expand select professional and college sports games, traveling sports competitions, local fitness and participatory events, and more.
  • Top things for kids and families to do this week – Focus on the best option for families and juniors around Greater Houston.
  • Current temporary museum exhibits and art installations in Greater Houston – Explore the latest installations and short-term exhibits at museums and venues around Houston, with a focus on art, history, and science.
  • More options on our calendar – 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 at her computer, you can find her looking for the new restaurant or travel destination. She can easily feel at home in the mountains or at the beach. Check out her latest adventures on Instagram @gabioftheroses_htx.


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