Houston Activities: MLK Weekend
Take advantage of Houston this extended holiday weekend by exploring Premier Patient Housing’s curated list of best activities for Jan 15-18. We are featuring unique, family-friendly, and relaxing activities, as well as MLK city festivities for the entire family. Check out our list below.
Ever wondered what a drive-in theater would feel like in the year 2021? If so, lucky for you, Houston is the home of East End’s Moon Struck Drive-In Cinema. Just picture a 60-foot-wide projection screen and the flexibility of listening in to your movie directly from your car speakers. Tickets are $30 per car and it’s completely pet friendly. Bring your furry friend and enjoy this week’s films: The Croods 2 or Wonder Woman 1984.
Houston may not have a snowy winter, but we sure know how to enjoy winter activities. Every Monday in January, Discovery Green presents Cheap Skate nights. This is a perfect way to enjoy some ice-skating half price while taking in the downtown atmosphere.
Whether you are looking to dress up in your finest clothes or looking to relax on your couch this Saturday, the Houston Symphony has you covered. Celebrated Violinist, Midori, will be performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. Thought as one of Beethoven’s most revolutionary pieces, this violin concerto is guaranteed to take you on a journey of emotions. Tickets start at $20 dollars.
Finding local farm foods just got easier this weekend. The River Oaks District will be hosting a Farmer’s market with an assortment of vendors selling farm-fresh food, artisans, and more. While there, be sure to take a walk around the open-air shopping space. As one of Houston’s Luxury hot spots, you are guaranteed an adventure. Entry to the farmer’s market is free.
Looking for a unique way to relax. Head to Buffalo Bayou Park Saturday morning get ready to use your ears in Sound Healing Meditation. This form of meditation uses singing bowls and wind chimes to connect you to your senses and transport you to tranquility. The event fee is $15 dollars.
If supporting small businesses is more your thing, the south side of Houston will be hosting an MLK Day Pop-Up Shop at Grace Academy Learning Center. This outdoor market will feature 20 local Black-owned businesses selling a variety of items such as fashion, art, and jewelry. Entry is free.
Celebrating its 43rd year as the largest MLK Parade in the United States, Houston will be honoring Martin Luther King Jr. A bit differently this year by opting out of a float parade. This year, Houstonians will be honoring MLK’s legacy by presenting a drive-through donation parade starting at MacGregor Park. This parade will be broadcasted live on television and live-streamed on Facebook.
Lastly, although these activities will be following social distance & COVID-19 guidelines, we at Premier Patient Housing want to make sure that you are safe. Please be sure to take all proper safety precautions if you choose to attend these events in person.