Never again will you have to utter the words, “there is nothing going on in Houston”! Each week, we will bring you five swanky (and hand-picked) events that are sure to keep your social life in check. From art shows to culinary festivals, speakeasies, concerts, live performances, and pop-up shops, there is always something to do and to get into in H-town! Check out the fun things to do in Houston this week:

Hip Hop Flea Market (Sunday, February 4th)

How about a little vintage shopping with a side of unique hip hop finds and topped with live breakdancing that will be interactive. Yeah, that mix is happening at the Hip Hop Flea Market! So head out and do some shopping while enjoying the festive environment. This event is free to the public.

Whole Foods Beer Dinner (Tuesday, February 6th)

Whole Food Market Post Oak is known to host wonderful beer dinners. Up next they play host to Brooklyn Brewery with special guest Garrett Oliver. Join them for a 5-course dinner, an also enjoy taking home 1 Hand and Seal Bottle signed by Garrett Oliver.

Houston Corks and Forks (Friday, February 9th)

Watch as Houston’s top chefs compete in a culinary competition for a great cause. The third annual Houston Corks and Forks event will raise funds to support the American Cancer Society. Guests will enjoy food tastings and sip on fine wines. Tickets start at $125.

Chili Cook-Off at Memorial City Mall (Saturday, February 10th)

Be a part of the excitement as restaurants and teams from around Memorial City and Houston throw down their best chili recipes, vying for the title of best cup of chili in Houston! $15 general admission tickets will include access to chili samplings prepared by the different participating restaurants and local chili masters with a percentage of proceeds being donated to a non-profit charity.

Crawfish Kick-off Festival (Saturday-Sunday, February 10th-11th)

Houstonians love their crawfish and so does McIntyre’s and they are kicking off this crawfish season the only way they know how…with a HUGE festival party! Crooked Road Catering will be boiling hundreds of pounds of the best crawfish in Houston while you enjoy live music on their massive outdoor stage.

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