Fun Things to Do in Houston for February 2024

Explore Houston by checking out the Toy Museum, seeing a free concert at St. Paul’s church, and more with a Meetup group.


Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States, home to millions of people and probably just as many ways to have a good time. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Houston, Meetup can help you discover new activities and do them with new friends. Whether you’re a long-time resident or a first-time visitor, you can join a Super Bowl watch party at a country bar or volunteer at a charity race for local hospitals. 

With Meetup, you never have to do fun things alone. Check out the following Meetup events happening around Houston during the month of February 2024, and have a great time with new friends!       

Unwind at the Yoga, Artz & Brunch Party on the Rise Rooftop 

Located Rise Rooftop is a beautiful bar, venue, and entertainment complex in the heart of Midtown. Here, music lovers are often treated to live performances and stunning skyline views, followed by after-party events at the nightclub. But on Saturday, February 3, the rooftop space will be used to help curate a tranquil and inspiring vibe. 

You can join Houston Yogis/Meditations/Sound Healing/Breathwork/ICE Baths for an unforgettable afternoon of wellness, art, and community. This Meetup group of nearly 5,300 members will have the opportunity to engage in a revitalizing yoga session, take an ice bath, contribute to an interactive art project, browse a market of local artisans, play social games, groove to live music, indulge in a delicious three-course brunch, and enjoy seasonal refreshments.   

Visit the Houston Toy Museum  

Located in the historic neighborhood of Houston Heights, the city’s unique Toy Museum is one of the best places in the country to see rare toys and contraptions that are sure to bring waves of nostalgia.

On Thursday, February 8, you can check out the museum with Exploring Houston – Dining, movies, game night, wine & dance, a Meetup group of nearly 3,000 members. Tour themed exhibits like “How the West Was Fun: A History of Cowboy Toys.” Find out which popular game was banned two separate times in the United States, and learn which famous toy was accidentally invented by a NASA engineer!   

Join a Super Bowl watch party at Skeeter’s Mesquite Grill 

On Sunday, February 11, you can head down to the vibrant West University neighborhood with the Houston Single Zoomers (Boomers with Zip). This Meetup group of more than 3,500 members will gather at Skeeter’s Mesquite Grill for bar bites, beer, and the big game. 

Come early to mingle and help save tables before chowing down and watching the year’s greatest sporting event on any of Skeeter’s dozens of giant TVs. Even if you’re not the biggest football fan, Super Bowl Sunday creates an electric party atmosphere you won’t want to miss.   

Volunteer at the 21st Annual Texas Med Run  

Entering its third decade, the Texas Med Run is a 5k run (with other distance and speed options) that benefits the Texas Medical Center and all patients served by the Harris County Hospital System. Even if you can’t participate as a runner, there are lots of ways to make an impact! 

On Saturday, February 17, you can join Living On Purpose as they volunteer for a range of different race day activities to help facilitate the event. This Meetup group of more than 600 members will help set up the race course, serve at hydration stations, hand out finish line medals, and more. 

See a special performance of Mozart’s Requiem  

Nestled in the museum district, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is renowned not only for its beautiful architecture, but for its world-class musical offerings. 

On Sunday, February 18, St. Paul’s Choir will join forces with the Mercury Chamber Orchestra to perform one of the greatest choral works ever written. You can join More and More, a Meetup group of nearly 2,000 members, for this free concert in one of the city’s most treasured venues.  

Don’t see any activities that speak to you? 

Don’t worry. There are so many fun things to do in Houston, it would be impossible to capture them all on one list. If there’s an activity you’d love to do in Houston but you can’t find an event for it, you can easily create your own Meetup group and host your own event!  

Check out these new Meetup groups in Houston    

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Last modified on January 29, 2024