Friday, September 13
Cirque Noir was once underground, but this weekend, it brings its illuminating nightlife experience, Le Rêve, back to Houston. Party goers will head to a secret location (open from 9am to 4am) and experience the sounds of Kerala Dust: a London-based trio known for deep sophisticated beats that’ll have you exploring life’s philosophical questions and dancing your a-s-s off at the same time.
Cost: Tickets are $35 for presale, with VIP packages available
Friday, September 13 - Saturday, September 14
The music of Whitney Houston comes to live via this beautifully crafted tribute from Belinda Davids at Miller Outdoor Theatre, complete with a live band, backing vocalists, and choreographed dancers. Beginning at 7:30pm, the two-hour production will take you on a journey through Houston’s greatest hits, including “I Will Always Love You,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “How Will I Know,” and more.
Cost: Free, with open seating on the hill and covered seating tickets (also free) available at the box office while supplies last
Saturday, September 14
Explore Houston’s latest “it” neighborhood, one tasty beer at a time. 11 Below Brewing Company is hosting the fun from 1-5pm, with a total of seven stops for crawlers to make it to. Here’s how it works: Each bar will feature a different beer and a different beer-themed temporary tattoo to sport on your journey. Collect all seven, and show your tats at The Rustic at 5pm to collect your fancy prize (a commemorative pint glass, of which supplies are limited). The bars on the hit list include Little Woodrow's, Neil's Bahr, Pitch 25 Beer Park, Chapman & Kirby, Truck Yard, and Miss Carousel, and you can hit them up in any order.
Cost: The crawl is free and designated drivers are encouraged and eligible to participate.
Saturday, September 14
Head to Midtown Park for the 2019 Houston Jerk Fest, where a jerk seasoning cookout competition will be going down beginning. There's also international reggae, soca, and zydeco artists, plus regional live bands, food trucks and vendors, a kids zone, dog park, and more from 2-10pm. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome (but no coolers are allowed).
Cost: Tickets are $20 for general admission