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:

Fitness Expo (Sunday, June 4th)

It’s almost time for the city’s largest health and fitness expo. Some of the biggest and best from MMA fighting, bodybuilding, boxing and so on will be in the building! So bring the entire family for a day fun activities, cool competitions, seminars, obstacle course challenges, and face painting, just to name a few.

Chef Summer Series (Wednesday, June 7th)

Hosted by Landry’s Inc. Signature Restaurants, the Houston Chef Series will feature exclusive dining experiences at nine of Houston’s top restaurants including Grotto, The Oceanaire, and Willie G’s Seafood & Steaks. The themed series (Dining through the Decades) will begin with a multi-course dinner at Brenner’s Steakhouse hosted by the concept’s executive chef. The cost is $95 per person ($80 for Landry’s Select Club members).

Texas Taco, Tequila & Margarita Fest (Saturday, June 10th)

Get ready for the first annual Texas Taco, Tequila, and Margarita Festival! Guests will enjoy over 30 tacos vendors, tequila tastings, over 30 margarita flavors, inflatables and rides for the kids, live music, and much more! There will also be a Best Texas Taco Contest and Best Texas Margarita Contest. Tickets are $15 and $125 for VIP.

Saint Arnold 23rd Anniversary (Saturday, June 10th)

The oldest local brewery is turning 23, and they are celebrating only the way Saint Arnold’s can! The all out par-tay will showcase local talent including favorites like Bun B, the Tontons, and 30footFALL, performing on two stages. Admission is only $10, but you can also purchase the $35 Saint Package which includes admission, two beers, and a special commemorative 23rd Anniversary glass. This is a 21+ only event.

Pop Shop Summer Festival (Saturday & Sunday, June 10-11th)

Save the date…Pop Shop America always brings together all the arts in such a fun way. During their summer edition, we will get two days of art exhibitions, craft workshops, vintage and wearable fashions, live music, a beauty bar, cocktails and much more. If you are more of the hands-on type, all weekend there are DIY’s available for your enjoyment.


Enjoy and whatever you choose make sure to get your SWANK on!

The Urban Swank Girls


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