The best things to do in Houston this weekend: December 10-12, 2021


Finca Tres Robles Hosts Tacos & Beer Event in East End | Courtesy of Finca Tres Robles

Take a H-Town weekend highlights tour with the 365 Houston Guide to the best things to do in Houston this weekend, Friday, December 10 through Sunday, December 12, 2021.

Every weekend Houston is full of events in the city, but what are the highlights that can help you plan an enjoyable weekend of going out?

We’ve narrowed down our Full Weekend Guide to bring you some of our favorite things to look forward to from Friday through Sunday.

Looking for more things to do? Dig deeper for all of our weekend picks with the 365 Houston Weekend Guide, or browse our calendar for even more events, activities and things to do this weekend.

The 16 Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: December 10-12, 2021

  • 2021 Holiday Attractions and Christmas Light Displays Around Greater Houston | In progress – The vacation season is in full swing and attractions can be found in every corner of the Greater Houston area, providing light shows for visitors, vacation decor, and the perfect photoshoot for your next post.
  • Cirque du Soleil presents Allegria at Sam Houston Race Park | In progress; Ends Sunday December 12 – The dazzling acrobatics and imaginative storytelling that characterize Cirque du Soleil are fully on display in this classic show, completely redesigned for a new generation. Follow Fleur as he guides you through an evening of wonder, meeting Birds, fairies, nymphs and more. Starting at $ 50, with VIP and family packages available. Times vary.
  • Catastrophic theater presents 4.48 Psychosis to MATCH | In progress; Ends Sunday December 12 – Poet and performer T. Lavois Thiebaud directs this show which explores identity, depression, dysphoria and the body / soul dilemma. A piece that invites multiple interpretations, that’s exactly what audiences expect from Catastrophic. Tickets are chargeable, with a suggested price of $ 35. Hours vary.
  • Human Rights Day at the Holocaust Museum Houston | Friday December 10 | FREE – Marking the day in 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Holocaust Museum Houston will open its doors for free entry and a list of special lectures, crafts, a film screening of Trumbo (2015), and admission to their latest exhibitions, Blacklist: Hollywood’s Red Fear and Speak ! Confronting hate speech. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Focus on the collection: the photographs of Bruce Davidson at Menil Collection | Opening on Friday December 10 | FREE – Taken from hundreds of photos in the Menil Collection, this exhibition examines the work of the famous photographer who documented life in various places and communities trapped in historical transitions, such as Britain’s rigid class structures of postwar and early 1960s era of the American civil rights movement. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Midtown 2021 Mistletoe Market at Bagby Park | Friday 10 and Saturday 11 December | FREE – Finish your holiday shopping at the annual Midtown Mistletoe Market, a boutique-style market in Bagby Park. Admire the beautiful holiday decor as you stroll the aisles that feature fine art, handmade crafts, epicurean-style dishes, holiday movie screenings, DIY gift stations, and live entertainment. From noon to 8 p.m.
  • German Christmas festival Tomball market in the old town of Tomball | From Friday December 10 to Sunday December 12 | FREE – Do like the Germans do and celebrate Christmas with lots of food, beer and wine, plus live music on three stages, a petting zoo and a holiday market with over 150 antique and craft vendors, of memories and Suite. Times vary.
  • Tres Noches in Tres Robles | Friday December 10 – Enjoy a night of delicious food and drink from East End businesses at Finca Tres Robles, one of the only urban farms located in the loop. Chefs Sonia and Adrian Hernandez of Tacos El Nene and Equal Parts Brewing will provide the tacos and beer for the evening. $ 45. 6.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
  • Comedian Chelsea Handler at 713 Music Hall | Friday December 10 – The comedian, actress and author, who also hosted 7 seasons of Chelsea lately safe! network, come to Post HTX for a night of banter and laughter. Tickets range from $ 49 to over $ 160. 7 p.m.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Milwaukee Bucks at Toyota Center | Friday December 10 – The Rockets welcome Giannis Antetokounmpo and reigning NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks. Tickets range from $ 25 to over $ 800, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
  • Rauw Alejandro at the Smart Financial Center | Friday December 10 – Reggaeton rapper from San Juan comes to Sugar Land to perform songs from his latest chart-topping summer release, Vice versa, as well as his first studio album, Afrodisíaco. Tickets start at $ 49, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8:30 p.m.
  • Lindsey Buckingham with Sammy Brue in concert at the Smart Financial Center | Saturday 11 December – Former guitarist and singer of legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham stops in Sugar Land to perform some of her solo works, including those from her eponymous release in September. Tickets range from $ 39.50 to $ 69.50, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
  • Doomsday Wrestling presents War at Christmas! at Equal Parts Brewing | Saturday 11 December – Doomsday Wrestling returns to Equal Parts in Second Ward for a hilarious, action-packed twist to celebrate the holidays. Check out your favorite stars like Precious Jules, La Dee Da and new talents in their Doomsday debut. $ 16 to $ 21. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Giveon in concert at Warehouse Live | Saturday 11 December – Exploding the scene with features on Drake’s “Chicago Freestyle” and “Peaches” with Justin Bieber, the Los Angeles-based R&B singer-songwriter hits the road to spin his hit album, Take time, and monitoring at the end of 2020, When all is said and done. Tickets are sold on site, but you can find hard-to-obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.
  • Houston Texans vs Seattle Seahawks at NRG Stadium | Sunday 12 December – Russell Wilson leads a fledgling Seahawks team in Houston for an NRG on-field showdown. Tickets range from $ 64 to over $ 360, but you can find a better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seat using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Midday.
  • Tobe Nwigwe in concert at 713 Music Hall | Sunday 12 December – Alief’s “Try Jesus” rapper has seen his star rise over the past few years and will now headline the all-new downtown scene at 713 Music Hall alongside his wife, Fat, and his sister / producer, Nell. Tickets range from $ 35 to over $ 100. 8 p.m.

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