BEST Events In Houston Today
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Gerald D. Hines Waterwall ParkWaterwall Park
2800 Post Oak Boulevard
In the heart of the city, the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park is one of Houston’s most beloved, iconic landmarks and community centerpiece for visitors of all ages. To stand in the Waterwall’s mist and be enveloped by the gentle roar of cascading water is one of the city’s most memorable experiences. Walking along the lush canopy of towering live oak trees while in the core of one of the largest business districts in the nation, is inspiring. As one of the most visited attractions in Houston, the Waterwall Park is a popular backdrop for unforgettable moments.
Houston Space CenterHouston Space Center
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s top attractions, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston’s first Smithsonian Affiliate and a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awardee. Designed to engage adults and children alike, the center features more than 400 space artifacts, permanent and traveling exhibits, attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program
Self Guided Tours of the 1877 Tall Ship ElissaGalveston Historic Seaport
Galveston, TX 77550
Galveston Historical Foundation brought ELISSA, an 1877 square-rigged iron barque, from a scrapyard in Piraeus Harbor, Greece. By 1982, GHF staff and volunteers completed restoration and transformed this rare, historic vessel into a floating museum that would actively sail. Today, the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA is one of only three ships of her kind in the world to still actively sail. The 1877 ELISSA welcomes visitors at the Galveston Historic Seaport. Experience Galveston’s maritime history daily.
Rothko Chapel3900 Yupon at Sul Ross
Houston, TX 77006
The Rothko Chapel is a spiritual space, a forum for world leaders, a place for solitude and gathering. It’s an epicenter for civil rights activists, a quiet disruption, a stillness that moves. It’s a destination for the 100,000 people of all faiths who visit each year from all parts of the world. It is the home of the Oscar Romero Award. The space contains 14 murals created by American artist Mark Rothko. Philip Johnson, Howard Barnstone, and Eugene Aubry were the architects.
Houston Women’s Group: Weekly MeetingFirst Unitarian Universalist Church
5200 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004
THE HOUSTON WOMEN’S GROUP is a diverse multi-generational feminist group for all women identified women, that meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin at Southmore Blvd., 2nd floor, room #201 (elevator accessible). Each woman defines her own feminism. After the group adjourns at 12 noon we gather at a nearby restaurant to enjoy a meal and further conversation. Other events occur at various other times. This is a feminist group, not a religious church affiliated one.
Art Car MuseumArt Car Museum
Address: 140 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007
The Art Car Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. It is an exhibition forum for local, national and international artists with an emphasis on art cars, other fine arts and artists that are rarely, if ever, acknowledged by other cultural institutions. The museum’s goal is to encourage the public’s awareness of the cultural, political, economic and personal dimensions of art.
Visit Glenwood Cemetary - Steeped in HistoryGlenwood Cemetery
2525 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007
Discover Houston's history at Glenwood Cemetery. Situated on 84 acres along the Washington Corridor, Glenwood Cemetery serves as a serene resting place for some of Houston's most iconic residents. Among the ornate headstones and sculptures are those of more than 20 mayors, past governors, oil tycoons and Howard Hughes, the famous aviator, engineer and movie director.
Uptown Park Farmer's MarketChampps Uptown Park
1121 Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
Uptown Park will partner with Your Neighborhood Farmer’s Market for a bi-weekly (1st and 3rd Saturdays) Farmers Market. At the family-friendly market, visitors can shop for locally grown and sourced fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy products, and more. Check the link for upcoming dates.
Houston Mural Map: Take a Virtual or DIY tour of Street ArtAround Houston
A DIY tour of Houston’s street art is a perfect summer fun activity with #SocialDistancing. The awesome new HOUSTON MURAL MAP is your guide to enjoying 750+ street installations. Use the website – with a digital map of locations, photos, and artist information – to visit murals and Mini Murals anywhere in Houston. Visit HoustonMuralMap.com.You can take your own couch-surfing tour online, by clicking on sites of interest or near you and discover hidden gems and cool murals to visit later in person.Or, grab the family (or your roommates) and travel around to see and discover the murals in person. Before you leave home, you can use the website to create a “My Map” of sites to visit. Got murals? We’re looking for more! Send recent photos we can use, with the exact location and artist credits, to email@example.com.
Kemah BoardwalkKemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave
Kemah, TX 77565
The Kemah Boardwalk is open daily providing fun for everyone! Located just 20 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk is home to fabulous waterfront restaurants, amusements, charming retail stores, festivals and seaside shows every day.
Houston Selfie MuseumTFTI - Houston Selfie Museum @ the Houston Galleria
5085 Westheimer Rd Suite 4701 3rd Level
Houston, TX 77056
Picture yourself in our Houston interactive art museum for fun photos. Explore over 18+ curated rooms — including an Upside Down Room, Infinity Mirror Room, LOVE Letters room, Peach Room, DJ Confetti Room — and many more. Picture an illusion museum Houston, a selfie museum + photo booth experience all in one spot. Whether you're looking for a new jaw-dropping selfie, a fun family portrait or a fun date night idea, TFTI has something for everyone. We are also ranked one of the best places to take photos in Houston!
Picnic & Paint Date Night for 2Nau Family Pavilion, Eleanor Tinsley Park
Nau Family Pavilion
Houston, TX 77019
Most memorable date night in the books, complete with a luxury picnic, paint, and canvas for painting the beautiful Houston skyline!
Downtown Food ToursTaste of Houston Food Tours
The continuously growing area houses largest business district bringing together modern skyscrapers, historic facades, world-class athletics, activities, and a growing collection of eateries, bars, and shops. The 3-hour walking Food Tour details the evolution of the city's first neighborhood; from its inception to today. Your guide will discuss its architecture and culture, while throughout the way, stopping at a variety of establishments to enjoy great food and drink.
Rooftop Cinema ClubRooftop Cinema Club
1700 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
You bring your friends and loved ones, and we'll bring you city skylines, sunsets, starlit evenings, awesome drinks, delicious food, and great movies on the big screen. Driven by our love of film, our Rooftops promise a handpicked curation of cults, classics, and new releases.
Virtual Events Today
Birding 101 Virtual WorkshopVirtual
Let an internationally celebrated birding expert and National Geographic introduce you to the joys of birding across the North American continent.
Santa Fe, NM
The zazen schedule is 7:00 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. MT and Wednesday Dharma Talks (5:30 p.m. MT). Join us online for the 7am and 5:30pm meditation on Upaya Zen Center’s YouTube page.
Write Where You Are - Wildflower Women's Writing CircleVirtual
This is a safe space and a place of support for creative writing projects of all kinds: novels, poetry, memoir, screenplays, journaling, etc. This group is for both people who are deep into projects and those who are just starting out and/or need more motivation. Our goal will be to have one critique/discussion group meeting a month and weekly "let's just get together and write" meetings.
Center for Spiritual Living Tucson Sunday Celebration ServiceVirtual
Due to the current Coronavirus threat and the Center for Disease Control’s recommendation to limit groups of people, our Sunday Services will now be available only via a virtual Zoom Meeting. Please contact the office administration at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the distribution list. Instructions on how to join the Zoom Sunday Services will be emailed to the list.
Readings of Shakespeare: The Show Must Go OnlineVirtual
The Show Must Go Online is the first, best and most prolific creator of made-for-digital Shakespeare in response to the pandemic. First featured on BBC Newsnight, in The Guardian, Playbill and more, the show has become a global movement and a cultural export, committed to making Shakespeare for everyone, for free, forever.
New York City, NY
A knockout comedy experience. KO Comedy brings the hottest live stand up directly into your home for an unforgettable, fall-out-of-your-bed experience. When the pandemic hit, comedians lost their gigs and comedy fans lost a favorite pastime, so we opened a full-time virtual comedy club. Come join us!
The Metropolitan Opera - Nightly Opera StreamsVirtual
New York City, NY
Seize this unique opportunity to watch opera every night of the week! Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. The schedule will include outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers.