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:

Cherry Block Pop-Up (Wednesday, March 21st)

Food lovers take note…it’s time for a first look at Cherry Block, the wood-burning steakhouse that will be inside Bravery Chef Hall. This steakhouse has meat lovers buzzing, so don’t miss this opportunity to be the first in the city to get a taste and this one of a kind dining experience!

Margarita Taste-Off (Saturday, March 24th)

The Candlelighters 10th Annual YPG Margarita Taste-Off will feature Houston’s finest restaurants all competing for your vote to have their margarita named as the best!  You get to sip, sample and vote for favorite concoction as local restaurants compete to win.  100% of the proceeds benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance.

BigAss Crawfish Bash (Saturday, March 24th)

This is a family extravaganza featuring all-you-can-eat crawfish from 1-6pm. In addition, there will be a Kids Zone with lots of things for your little ones to do! One wristband will give you access to all rides, vendors from all over, a food court, and cookoff teams serving up 90+ different types of crawfish (and crawfish dishes).

Houston Holi: The Festival of Colors (Saturday, March 24th)

Houston Holi 2018 will feature all-day color-throwing, live music, DJ’s spinning Bollywood & EDM, cultural performances, foam dance, free carnival rides, and ceremonial Holi lighting & Puja to invocate blessings from the Hindu gods. The festival will also offer Indian merchandise and delicious Indian street food. This is a family-friendly event, and everyone is welcome!

Bayou City Poetry Grand Slam (Saturday, March 24th)

The 8th annual Bayou City Poetry Grand Slam will bring together 16 of the fiercest, most well-known poets from across the nation to compete for the number one spot! Watch as top poetic wordsmiths grace the stage at Alley Theatre for this invite-only performing arts competition.

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