Things to do in Houston for Feb 2022
Houston is brimming with life this February as popular musicals and famous musicians make their way to the Magnolia City. So if you find yourself in Houston during February, looking for something fun to do, why not consider its many offerings. Here, we’ll show you some popular events happening in Houston this month. Whether you want to explore a surrealist art exhibit or dance your troubles away at a concert, this list contains all the events you’ll love. So without further ado, here are some of the best things to do in Houston for Feb 2022
Best Events, Concerts and theater arts in Houston
Ever wondered what it would be like to go into space without going through excessive training first? Well, the Infinite lives up to its name as the space city by bringing you closer to an astronaut’s life in space. It’s a multi-sensory VR experience within a real-life replica of the space station. As a joint venture between Felix & Paul Studios and PHI studios, experience what it would indeed be like to step aboard the international space station.
You can find the Infinite at Silver Street Studios near the Heights and downtown Houston, with an entry fee starting at $36. This “can’t miss” experience is on view until 20th February 2022. Website: theinfinitehouston.com
Caravan Palace in Concert
Swing Dance your way to one of the best bands the Electro Swing genre has to offer live at the House of Blues. Their unique blend of hot jazz beats and electronic rhythms can have anyone moving their feet. If you love this modern interpretation of Swing music combined with an electro rhythm, you don’t want to miss Caravan Palace. They also have a selection of remixes that will undoubtedly pique your interest.
Bring your dancing shoes and partner at the House of Blues on 18 February 2022, Friday, 7:00 pm. Tickets start at $86, and you can find the venue at 1204 Caroline St. 77002. Website: House of Blues
You can check out more venues for live music in Houston, right here
Lifespan of a Fact by 4th Wall Theater Company
Lifespan of a fact follows a young intern tasked with fact-checking a story about a teenager committing suicide. Crafted by a big-shot writer, the story could save the flailing magazine, but at what cost? Through wit and humor, witness greatness unfolds as the play digs deep into the nature of storytelling and facts.
Catch the actors of this play to give a breathtaking performance at the 4th wall Theater Company on 1824 Spring St. 77007. Tickets start at $17, going up to $53, with the show on 3rd, 4th, and 5th February 2022, at 7:30 pm. Website: https://4thwalltheatreco.com/shows/2022-The-Lifespan-of-a-fact.html
The Riot Comedy Show Ian Lara
Catch one of the hottest new comedy stars out of New York, Ian Lara, performing live in Houston. With over 10 million views on his “Comedy Central Stand Up Featuring” set, Ian has on track to becoming one of the funniest comedians this year. Fresh off making his debut on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and creating a half-hour Comedy Central special, get ready to laugh until it hurts with Ian Lara.
Catch his newest performance at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. 77006. The first show is on 4 February 2022, at 7:30 pm. Then, on 5 February 2022, he has back-to-back performances at 7:30 pm and 10:00 pm. Tickets are just $10. Website: https://theriothtx.com/
Culture: Our New Normal at Bisong Art Gallery
The DREAM Affect Foundation and Bisong Art Gallery bring “Culture: Our New Normal.” This temporary exhibit explores African culture and history. It also focuses on current events of black culture and how it shapes history. The exhibit will feature sculptures, drawings, paintings, and mixed media art from prominent local artists.
You can visit this breathtaking exhibit at Prairie View A&M University on 9449 Grant Rd. It starts on 4 February 2022, at 6:00 pm. And entry is free for everyone. Website: https://bisonggallery.com/venue-rental/
The Magic Flute by Houston Grand Opera
The Magic Flute brings together the masterful composition of Mozart and the visually stunning production of Suzanne Andrade and Barrie Kosky. Using silent film-like projections, be transported to a magical world where the forces of darkness threaten a magical world of wonder. The play expertly uses Mozart’s musical prowess to give an epic performance for all your senses.
Four HGO Studio will be leading the cast on the 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, and 13th, February. The show starts at 7:30 pm at the Wortham Theater Center on 501 Texas Ave. Tickets start at $20 and go up to $210. Website: https://www.houstongrandopera.org/events-tickets/2021-22-season/the-magic-flute/
Candytopia is an art exhibit that takes visitors on a unique candy-coated adventure. Experience the limited run of this one-of-a-kind art show through a dozen rooms filled with different confectioneries. The event lives up to its name, as they feature many exhibits from previous installments and new ones with local artists. Some of the exhibits also take inspiration from the city’s local culture, so be sure to look out for that.
Catch this unique art show at the CityCentre on 800 Town and Country Blvd. 77024. Kinds under the age of three get free entry, and regular tickets range between $20 and $28. Website: https://www.candytopia.com/
MacGyver: The Musical
Sit back and watch as MacGyver takes on East Berlin of the Soviet Empire during 1989. The TV shows original creator stands at the helm of the musical production, as they combine aspects of rock-and-roll with traditional Broadway musical tropes for a one-of-a-kind experience. It is a beautiful time for everyone with excellent production design and plenty of laughs. The cast will also choose an audience member to fight against the Soviets as MacGyver every night. Do you have what it takes to be a hero?
The first show is on 4 February and will continue until 6 March. MacGyver, your way through this epic play at the Stages Repertory Theatre on 800 Rosine St. 77019. Tickets are just $25. Website: Stages Theater
Lunar New Year Festival by the Chinese Community Center
Celebrate the turn of the New Year with the Chinese Community Center through their Lunar New Year Festival. It has been a tradition going on for 19 years in the proud Asiatown district of Houston. Partake in various cultural activities or enjoy the many performances that the Community Center Proudly puts on display. You can even enjoy their diverse selection of cuisine or shop for excellent CCC New Year merchandise.
The large-scale celebration will occur at the Houston Chinese Community Center on 9800 Town Park Dr. 77036. It will start at 10:00 am on 5 February 2022. Admission is open to everyone.
February is the busiest month in Houston. There isn’t a dull moment during the month, from concerts and art exhibits to cultural events and comedy shows. The best part about these events is that they are free or cheap. So even if you’re looking to stay on a budget, there are still plenty of things to do. So what’re you waiting for?