Fun Date Ideas in Houston This Week
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Sometimes the best nights are unplanned. But sometimes it can be difficult coming up with something to do on the spot. That’s what we’re here for. (You can still pretend it was spontaneous and unplanned–we won’t tell.)
From Drag Diva Brunch to Sarah McLachlan, here are some fun date ideas in Houston this week.
Ron Pope @ House of Blues Houston
Monday, February 3 | 7PM
You may recognize Ron Pope from his two hit singles, “A Drop In The Ocean” and “I Believe.” You can watch him perform them Monday night at the House of Blues Houston. Ron will be releasing his newest album this Spring, but you can listen to his single, “My Wildest Dreams,” from the album now on Spotify. Grab tickets on SeatGeek right here.
Louis CK @ Houston Improv Comedy Club
Friday, February 7 | 7:30PM
The best way to your date’s heart is through their funny bone. This Friday night, take them to see the hilarious and brutally honest Louis CK perform at the Houston Improv Comedy Club. Louis is currently on a pretty big tour this year and seems to be bouncing back after his 2017 #MeToo scandal. You can get tickets on SeatGeek for $349.
The Market at Sawyer Yards @ The Silos on Sawyer
Saturday, February 8 | 11AM
The Market at Sawyer Yards is a curated market that hosts a variety of artists, focusing more on folk art. This event will have 60 different exhibitors, live original music, food trucks, wine, beer and cocktails. Admission to the event is free. Get ready for the irresistible urge to buy beautifully crafted original pieces from these talented artists.
Drag Diva Brunch @ House of Blues Houston
Saturday, February 8 | 10:30AM
Even though Drag Diva Brunch happens every other Saturday, it’s like a new show each time. This Saturday morning, grab some brunch with your date and get ready for an engaging show by this fabulous cast of Drag Divas. The theme for this week will be Sex and the City. Relive your favorite Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha moments this weekend and grab some tickets.
Moon Hooch with The Main Squeeze @ White Oak Music Hall
Friday, February 7 | 8PM
Let’s get funky on our Friday date night with Moon Hooch with The Main Squeeze playing at the White Oak Music Hall. Moon Hooch is known for their dance-oriented percussion and saxophone-heavy music. This duo is made up of two saxophonists and a drummer to create some pretty eclectic beats. They are currently on tour through May and will be playing this night with The Main Squeeze, the funkiest band you’ll ever know. Grab tickets here.
Irish Stew Cook-Off and Music Festival @ Lucky’s Pub
Saturday , February 8 | 11AM
A date that involves sampling scrumptious Irish meals and listening to bagpipes is the kind of date night we all need. This Irish Stew Cook Off and music festival will have several samples to try such as stew, chili, dessert, chicken and Irish coffee. Music will be playing both inside and outside the venue. Come to this event and be serenaded by the soothing sounds of Irish music. The admission for this is a $10 donation.
Sarah McLachlan @ Hobby Center
Thursday, February 6 | 8PM
Sarah McLachlan is currently on tour and ready to swoon you with her emotional ballads this Thursday night at the Hobby Center. Known for her hit single, Angel, Sarah has sold over 40 million albums worldwide as of 2015. You can grab tickets to her show for as low as $69 on SeatGeek. This venue may be able to sit over 3,000 people, but it will really feel like she’s singing to you no matter where you sit.
Schumann Festival Gallery Tour and Performance @ The Museum of Fine Arts
Thursday, February 6 | 6PM
Skip the usual Friday night date night and take your partner out for some art and music. This interactive gallery tour and performance is in partnership with the Houston Symphony’s Schumann Festival. You will see a live performance of music by Robert Schumann from Houston Symphony musicians. The guided tour will explore the themes and ideas of Romanticism as Schumann’s music is paired with the works from the Museum’s collection. Admission to this event is free.
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