Top Things to Do This Week: March 28-April 3, 2022

Photo by Patrick Bertolino | Courtesy of Via Colori

Updated Sunday, March 27, 2022.

Make the most of your week with our top 15 festivals, events, and things to do this week in Houston from Monday, March 28 to Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Spring continues to fill Houston’s social calendars this week, with Miller Outdoor Theater launching its 100th season of free live performances, Art in the Park in Midtown, a new April edition of the Via Colori Street Painting Festival, Houston Polo Club’s spring debut match near Memorial Park, and more.

Scroll below to find great things happening in Houston from Monday, March 28 to Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Top 15 Festivals, Events & Things to Do This Week in Houston

  • Alley Theater Exhibition at Heritage Society Museum | Monday, March 28 to Thursday, March 31 – The Heritage Society Museum’s celebration of 75 years of Alley Theater productions comes to a close with this exhibit that brims with props, set pieces and costumes of past performances. $ 5; $ 2 for ages 6 to 12. 10am to 4pm.
  • Teddy Swims in Concert at Warehouse Live | Tuesday, March 29 – Performing in front of sold out audiences around the world, Teddy Swims next stop brings him to EaDo’s Warehouse Live to perform songs from his Tough Love EP release. $ 22.50; $ 25 at the door. 8pm.
  • Houston Dash vs. Kansas City Current at PNC Stadium | Wednesday, March 30 – In their third match of the Challenge Cup, the Dash move into the halfway point of the tournament against Kansas City. $ 12 and up. 7:30 pm.
  • Harlem Globetrotters at NRG Arena | Friday, April 1 – Basketball wizardry is on display when the world famous Globetrotters make stops in H-Town on successful weekends for an energetic, action-packed ball game against the Washington Generals. $ 25 and up. 7pm.
  • Remember When Rock Was Young: The Elton John Tribute at Miller Outdoor Theater | Friday, April 1 | FREE – Miller launches its 100th season with a rousing tribute to Sir Elton John starring Craig A. Meyer, considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist performing today. 8pm.
  • Comedian Nimesh Patel at Houston Improv | Friday, April 1 & Saturday, Saturday, April 2 – Houston Improv welcomes New York City-based comedian and Emmy-nominated Nimesh Patel for four standup shows. He’s a regular at NYC’s famed Comedy Cellar, appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyersand has opened for Aziz Ansari and Chris Rock. $ 60 for 2 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Art in the Park: Bloom Where You’re Planted at Bagby Park | Saturday, April 2 | FREE – This family-friendly outdoor art festival and market showcases a selection of local artists and musicians, while also offering ArtJams where you can craft your own work of art (seating is limited; register in advance). 10am to 6pm.
  • 2022 Midtown Wine Fest at Midtown Park | Saturday, April 2 – Sip on samples of over 60 international and local wines at an afternoon of tasting, live music, and fun at the beautiful Midtown Park. Tickets include access to the festival, wine samples and bites, and a souvenir wine glass. $ 45. 3pm to 8pm.
  • Night Light at Buffalo Bayou Park | Saturday, April 2 | FREE – Enjoy an evening of free video art along a mile-mile stretch of Buffalo Bayou East trails. Houston artists Julia Barbosa-Landois, Marcelese Cooper, and Input / Output have created new, site-specific media artworks for landings, understructures of bridges, and decommissioned gravel silos along the waterfront. 7:30 pm to 10pm.
  • Via Colori Street Painting Festival at Post HTX | Saturday, April 2 & Sunday, April 3 | FREE – The beloved fall tradition returns after more than a two-year absence with a special spring edition at the popular new venue in Downtown, with artists creating live street paintings, a special zone where kids can draw their own square, and more. 9am to 5pm both days.
  • Opera in the Heights presents Eugene Onegin at Lambert Hall | Saturday, April 2 & Sunday, April 3 – Oh! returns to the Heights Boulevard stage with Tchaikovsky’s melodic gifts and honest, powerful take on the classic Pushkin novel of love. $ 34.50 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • Houston Symphony presents Marvel Studios’ Black Panther in Concert at Jones Hall | Saturday, April 2 & Sunday, April 3 – Relive the excitement of T’Challa becoming king and battling Killmonger when the Houston Symphony performs Ludwig Göransson’s Oscar-winning score, live to the picture. $ 29 and up. Showtimes vary.
  • 2022 Houston Tour at Houston City Hall | Sunday, April 3 – Cruise through the city on H-Town’s bike routes — exploring historic neighborhoods, scenic districts, and parks — on one of three different riding lengths and help support Houston’s Reforestation Projects. $ 25 and up. 6:30 am.
  • Spring Cup at Houston Polo Club | Sunday, April 3 Watch the spring season kickoff at the Houston Polo Club by Memorial Park, complete with the traditional divot stomp at halftime, great music, food and premium cocktails from Ruth’s Chris, and more. Starts at $ 32.50; $ 15.50 for ages 12 and under. 5pm.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves at Toyota Center | Sunday, April 3 – Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves make a stop in Houston for what will be the Rockets’ second-to-last home game of the season. $ 10 and up. 6pm.

Many More Things to Do in Houston

  • Top Concerts & Live Shows This Week – Check out our top picks for local and touring musicians, stars, and personalities hitting the stage in H-Town this week.
  • Top Games & Sports Events This Week – Scope out professional and select college sports games, touring athletic competitions, local fitness and participatory events, and more.
  • Top Things to Do For Kids & Families This Week – Zero in on the best option for families and the junior set around Greater Houston.
  • Current Temporary Museum Exhibits & Art Installations in Greater Houston – Explore the newest installations and exhibits on short term display at museums and locations 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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