Summer in H-Town is in full swing, so whether you’re looking for fun outdoor or a cool indoor activity, we’ve got the full list of must-do June. Embrace the summer vibes (and the heat) as the city comes alive with concerts, museums, and more. 

 

Hairspray

THE HOBBY CENTER

June 4 - 9, 2024

Hop and bop your way downtown to the Hobby Center as the hit Broadway musical "Hairspray" takes center stage this summer! Set against the backdrop of 1960s Baltimore, this Tony Award-winning production transports audiences into a whirlwind of dance and laughter. Follow the journey of Tracy Turnblad, a teen with dreams as big as her hair, as she fights for equality on the dance floor. With its infectious energy and irresistible soundtrack, "Hairspray" promises to leave you dancing in the aisles long after the final curtain call!

 

Experience the Houston Symphony!

  • Strauss Festival: June 1, 2, 7 & 9 (Jones Hall)
  • Music of Abba: June 15 (Hobby Center)
  • Jurassic Park in Concert: June 22 & 23 (Hobby Center)
  • Music of the Rolling Stones: June 28 & 29 (Hobby Center)

The Houston Symphony has prepared a wide assortment of experiences for audiences young and old this summer. Enjoy the music of movies and the classics at performances downtown at Jones Hall or The Hobby Center

Rooftop Tribute Concerts at POST

  • Bon Jovi Tribute Band: June 14
  • Foo Fighters Tribute Band: June 28

Get ready to groove under the stars at the Concert Series on Skylawn, happening at the awesome POST Houston downtown! With the city lights as your backdrop, enjoy the music and beverages. Get there early as seating is first-come, first-serve...rain or shine!

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Houston Pride Parade

HOUSTON CITY HALL

June 29, 2024

PRIDE

You're invited to join a dazzling celebration of love and unity at the 46th Official Houston Pride LGBT Parade! With dazzling floats, energetic performances, and a contagious atmosphere, this parade is a can't-miss event of the summer. Don't miss out on the other countless surrounding Pride events including Pride Market at Karbach and the Official Pride Parade After-Party!

 

Juneteenth: A Musical Journey through the Eras

MILLER OUTDOOR THEATER

June 15 & 16, 2024

Miller Outdoor Theater

This two night event at Miller will have you dancing in your seat (or on the hill). Night #1 features music from the 1960s to the 80s with Gospel hymns and classic R&B while Night #2 focuses on past the 1980s with a highlight on the emergence of hip-hop. Both nights will celebrate the spirit and immense cultural contributions of Black communities! Note - all performances at Miller are free but get there early for best parking and seating options.

 

Visit the Museums!

Beat the heat and experience the best of Houston in the Museum District as summer sets in. Whether you love art, science, or history, OR kids are out on break, there is something for everyone in H-Town. Stop by the Children's Museum and Museum of Natural Science or check out the free Menil Collection...with more than 15 museums, there's so much to see! Take advantage of the 1, 3, or 30-day museum passes this June.

ThriftCon

NRG PARK

June 8 & 9, 2024

Score some amazing finds at ThriftCon, the ultimate treasure hunt. This one-of-a-kind event brings vintage enthusiasts and bargain hunters from all over to discover unique pieces and hidden gems. From retro fashion to quirky collectibles, there's something for everyone at ThriftCon. 

 

Looking for even more? Visit the THINGS TO DO page and check out the Marketplace for savings on Houston experiences, tours, tickets, and more!

 

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Zaza - Museum District

ZaZa Hotel - PoolsideAs your venture out into the Museum District, Hotel Zaza is the place to stay! Whether you're looking for a staycation or coming in from out of town, the pool is absolutely perfect. Take advantage of the Poolside Cabana package for four...you won't regret it!

 

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