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Houston Events You Can’t Miss in February

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Happy February! Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s, Galentine’s, or just month No. 2 in 2019, we’ve got a truck full of events for you to LOVE this month.

We hung out with The H Podcast for our In The Loop segment. Check it out here — it’s called “Arcade Games, Fried Oreos & Rodeo Wisdom.”

Rest of this month

  • Paint Your Pet Night @ Great Heights Brewing Co.: Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30 pm. Calling all people obsessed with their pets. Now you get to make them art while drinking a pint! Check out deets here.
  • National Margarita Day at The Rustic: Friday, Feb. 22. Get you a margarita in a chalice with a sangria pop on top! Deets here.
  • Rodeo cookoff: Thursday, Feb. 21, to Saturday, Feb. 23. The ultimate warm up session for a month of Rodeo-ing! Eat BBQ, drink beer, and dance the night away on the Rodeo grounds. Click here for our guide to cookoff!
  • Joystix freeplay Friday: First (Feb 1) and last (Feb. 22) Fridays of the month from 9 pm to 2 am. It’s $15 cash to play allllll the arcade games you’ve ever wanted. More.
  • Rodeo Run: Saturday, Feb 23., at 8 am, at NRG Park. Before the athletes take the stage, this here’s amateur hour. Click here for more.
  • Periwinkle Cycle: Saturday, Feb 23., Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa. Register a team and race to raise awareness and money for a great cause. You could even win one of the awards — “most calories burned” sounds very respectable. More here.
  • Rodeo begins! Monday, Feb. 25. Read all our rodeo coverage – including our faves from the lineup and where to pregame/postgame the show!


  • Chic Lash Boutique: Valid until the end of February 2019: Any client that mentions they read about about Chic Lash Boutique on ItsNotHouIt’sMe will get a one-time $75 off a fullset of eyelash extensions and/or eyebrow threading for $9 (originally $15). One time use only. Valid at all locations (Memorial, Highland Village, and Montrose). New and Old clients can mention for deal! Make an appointment today!
  • ReelAbilities: Various dates from Feb 12 to Feb 21. The free citywide festival has various events throughout the month — all focusing on ending the stigma of disabilities and showcase and celebrate the lives of Houston’s disabled through art, music, film and more. Read more.
  • Speed Dating: Single and ready to mingle? There are tons of upcoming speed dating opportunities for loooove. Check out the cal.
  • Cirque du Soleil in Houston at Sam Houston Race Park: Friday, Jan 11, to Feb. 24. Various times. Y’all, the circus is coming into town. More here.
  • Bingo in the Biergarten: Mondays at 6 at Karbach. Feeling lucky?

Darn, missed these.

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ In Concert: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 1-3. This here’s the closest thing you’re getting to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Click here to learn more.
  • Lionshare: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 1-3. This immersive theatre experience takes place at a secret location in Midtown. Only ticket holders know the spot. The performance is based off music from a duo with Houston ties Merel and Tony. The show features 40 Houston artists. More here.
  • Super Bowl: Ahh, yes. The reason everyone will be hungover on Feb. 4. Or, a stress-filled night of football. Depends on who you ask. If you want to go out on the town on a Sunday night, here’s our fave places to watch sports.
  • Toast & Twirl Mini Workshop – Valentine’s Edition: Thursday, Feb. 7, at 6 pm at M5250 Galleria. Enjoy an evening of a desserts, drinks, and crafting. Learn a mini course on how to decorate your own sugar cookies for Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) day by Tudor House Cookies. Tickets are $55 — get them here.
  • Roll of Attraction – sushi class with Ra Sushi in Highland Village: Thursday, Feb. 7, at 8 pm. For $50, you can let the good times roll learning how to sushi! Click here for more.
  • The Victory Cup Polo Match & Balloon Festival: Saturday, Feb. 9. Who loves horses and drinking? Same. This polo championship is riding into Houston with a whole lotta fun. More here about the show, and more here about the balloon fest.
  • The Whimsy World by Shelbi Nicole: Saturday, Feb. 9. One of our favorite Houston artists has created a popup like none other! Read allllll about it and get $10 off here!
  • Houstonia Magazine’s Gumbo Smackdown: Saturday, Feb. 9, noon to 4 pm. Spice, rice, and everything nice. More here.
  • Flock’s 10th Annual Beastly Brunch: Sunday, Feb. 10, at 11 am. Brunch at the zoo? Sounds like a wild time. More deets here.
  • Galentine’s market and Bridesmaids viewing at Karbach: Sunday, Feb. 10. It’s a girls’ day! Grab the gals and a glass of beer and shop. More deets.
  • Mixology class at Poitin: Sunday, Feb. 10, 6:30 pm. Learn how to make a strong one at this Sawyer Heights restaurant and bar. Cheers.
  • ReelAbilities: Various dates from Feb 12 to Feb 21. The free citywide festival has various events throughout the month — all focusing on ending the stigma of disabilities and showcase and celebrate the lives of Houston’s disabled through art, music, film and more. Read more.
  • Gilmore Girls Trivia: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7:30 pm, at Under The Radar brewing. Oye with the poodles already! This will be a night of fast-talking trivia about one of my all-time favorite shows! BRB, gotta go rewatch all 7 seasons. Deets here.
  • Galentine’s Clean Wine Tasting with Scout & Cellar: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 5 to 7 pm, at LemonLaine in Heights Mercantile. Free event! Ann Thompson, Independent Wine Consultant for Scout & Cellar, will lead us in a wine tasting while she explains the clean-crafted wine difference. Grab ur gal pals!
  • Anti-Valentine’s Day at BB Lemon: Thursday, Feb. 14, from 9 pm to 1 am. All my single ladies! Put your hands up. BB Lemon is hosting a free event for singles — who might not be single for too much longer, if this event does its job. 😉 Singles unite.
  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise with Mt. Joy: Saturday, Feb. 16, at Revention. RKS currently holds the award for best concert I’ve ever been to, so let’s see if they can top themselves. More deets here.
  • Pilates Has Heart: Sunday, Feb. 17, at 10:30 am, at WAPilates. Founders of Pilates has Heart, Hilary Opheim and Carla Valencia, created Pilates has Heart in 2016 to honor their client and friend, Terri Dome, who bravely fought heart disease and cancer during her life. This year they will honor Terri again with the Fourth Annual Event. 100% of the proceeds benefit Texas Heart Institute. Sign up here.
  • COCHON555: Sunday, Feb. 17, 5 pm. This one’s for the pigs. In response to the lack of education around heritage breed pigs, Cochon555 is a nose-to-tail culinary event dedicated to supporting family farmers and educating buyers about the agricultural importance of eating heritage breed pigs. Oink more info oink.
  • Rodeo Clown Roundup at Karbach: Sunday, Feb. 17, 1:30 pm. Beer and beats from a country lineup. If this doesnt get you in the mood for Rodeo season, IDK what will. Tickets are $30! Click here for more.

Missed something? Let us know in the comments!

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