Secret Houston wants to help you make the most of your free time and keep you informed! We’ll be putting out “Don’t miss” and “ICYMI” plans and news for you each week, so you’ll always catch an incredible event or story. Here are some of them that you may have missed over the last week.
1. Tiger Woods Opening Putt Putt, Rooftop, And Dining Concept This December In Houston
Described as an “experiential golf and casual dining concept”, Popstroke is a concept of golfing legend, Tiger Woods, who plans to open his technologically-advanced putt putt facility, restaurant, and beer garden at 23110 Grand Circle Boulevard in Katy as soon as early this December.
2. Harry Potter: A Yule Ball Celebration Officially Opens In Houston
The holidays in Houston are going to be all the more magical this year with the opening of Harry Potter: A Yule Ball Celebration. Tickets are now on sale to the most fantastic experience of the holiday season in Houston.
3. Houston’s Iconic Thanksgiving Day Parade Returns This Week
With another World Series title under its belt, Houston has a lot to be thankful for this year. This November, Houstonians can celebrate their gratitude at the 73rd Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade in Houston.
We know how you love parades, Houston. Let’s hope you’ve still got enough festivity to celebrate the return of the city’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 24.
4. The Massive Magical Winter Lights Spectacle Returns To Houston For The Holidays
Just in time for the wintry season, Magical Winter Lights returns to Houston on November 18 with a 20-acre kingdom of lights, lanterns, and merry winter entertainment from tomorrow until Sunday, January 7!
5. Dazzling ‘Lightscape’ Experience Opens At The Houston Botanic Garden
“Lightscape, a holiday lights and music event like no other, features a winding path through the Garden lined with stunning immersive installations – both well-loved favorites from the 2021 debut, and several new ones, including two making their U.S. debut – set to popular seasonal tunes.,” the Houston Botanic Garden writes on its website.
6. 20 Essential Winter Experiences In Houston This Season
What the city lacks in scenic, winter-appropriate weather and atmosphere, it compensates for with an abundance of holiday cheer in the form of events, lights, and seasonal festivities. From ice skating under the skyline’s twinkling lights, to bundling up on a rooftop for a holiday movie, here are our must-do winter activities in Houston in no particular order.
7. Where To Watch The World Cup In Houston
The 2022 FIFA World Cup returns on November 18. Whichever team you’re rooting for, you can do so at these local establishments hosting watch parties, restaurant deals, and more for the global soccer tournament. Here’s where to watch the World Cup in Houston!
8. Yuletide Themed Villages, Holiday Markets, And More: Holiday Magic Opens In Downtown, HTX
The holidays are upon us, Houston. This year, the city is getting into the spirit more than ever with brand new holiday festivities in Downtown, Houston. Beginning this November, downtown is transforming into a magical holiday destination for City Lights Downtown Holiday Magic.
9. Eclectic New Sushi And Cocktail Bar Opens In Houston
The restaurant and cocktail lounge is a project from Bosscat Kitchen, its sister restaurant which offers an eclectic variety of brunch options, lunch specials, and libations. Now open, TEN Sushi + Cocktail Bar is a state-of-the-art restaurant lounge tucked at the base 15-story high rise at 200 Park Place.
10. Discreet ’50s Cuban Lounge Opens Up In Houston
There’s a new date spot in town, Houston. Emilia’s Havana is an intimate new lounge made in the image of ’50s-era Cuba. Complete with Cuban-inspired cocktails, luxe Latin vibes, and music performances to boot, the new lounge offers a setting worth spending an evening with your significant other.