It’s the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend and a chance to get out of that office (or home office for lucky remote workers). Bayou Beat is here to guide you on the hottest events happening around town this weekend. As always, don’t forget to mask up and take proper precautions like getting tested for COVID-19 and getting vaccinated.

  1. 1. Urban Fêtes: SILENT “TRAP, SING, TWERK” – Jan 15th – 16th
  1. If you’ve never been to a silent party, then this is the event for you. Featuring three live DJs playing your favorite old-school and new school R&B and hip hop, Urban Fêtes is throwing one of the most unique and lit parties this weekend. Get tickets and more information here.

2. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly at Toyota Center – January 15th @ 7:30 pm

Everyone’s favorite band is coming to Houston this weekend. Get ready for a night filled with the classics. Hurry and get your tickets before it’s too late! Get tickets and more information here.

3. Speedball: Comedy Open Mic – January 15th – January 16th

Whether you’ve got a big book of jokes to share or are just in need for some laughter in your life, this event is for you. This is a free event that only requires registration. Get more information here.

4. Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em – MLK Weekend 2022 Cigar Smoker Retreat – January 15th

Calling all cigar lovers! This MLK weekend, take time to unwind and socialize in a cigar smoker retreat. This event also features live DJs, wine and whiskey tasting, complimentary food, and prizes and raffles. Get tickets and more information here.

5. MATCH Family Fun Day 2022 – January 16th

Looking for something for the family to enjoy? MATCH (Midtown Arts and Theater Center) has you covered with its annual celebration. This family-friendly event features live theater and music performances as well as bouncy-houses, face painting, balloon artists, and so much more. Get your tickets and more information here.