If you’re looking for things to do in Houston this February then be sure to check out this list of great events taking place this month in Houston. Of course, it’s almost entirely about the Super Bowl, at least for the first week. We’re also celebrating the Chinese New Year and Mardi Gras, so there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy this month in Houston.

Things to do in Houston this February

Luminaries of the Game Grand Gala Event
When: February 1st, 2017
Where: Marriott marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street
Houston, TX

The event will honor Houston luminaries, Janice and Robert McNair to recognize all they have done for the city of Houston.

The Gala will feature members of the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame and sports celebrities to spotlight all that makes Houston a great location for Super Bowl LI and to showcase Houston as the city of the future.

Lunar New Year Houston 2017
When: February 4th – 5th, 2017
Where: 8388 Sam Houston Parkway
Houston, TX

Lunar New Year Houston 2017 celebrates the Year of the Red Fire Rooster during Super Bowl Weekend February 4 & 5 with the City’s vibrant Asian communities in SW Houston at Viet Hoa Center.   A hundred Lion & Dragons!  One million Lucky Red Firecrackers!  It’s FREE!

Leather and Laces Party
When: February 3rd, 2017
Where: Hughes Manor
2811 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX

Year after year, the “Leather & Laces” party proves to be the hottest, and chicest place to be during Super Bowl Weekend.  Since its inception in 2004 in Houston, Texas, the party quickly became a bona fide hit with more than 3,000 guests entering through the doors.

With two sold out nights, amazing Hosts and a bevy of Hollywood celebrities and athletes as guests every year….. It is a proven fact; “Leather & Laces” represents all that Super Bowl weekend is meant to be: Glamour, Glitz and Excitement!

The Players Tailgate Houston
When: February 5th, 2017
Where: Mike Calvert Toyota
2333 S Loop W
Houston, TX

Players Tailgate at the Super Bowl has earned the reputation as the best Super Bowl pre-game experience, where over 25 active NFL players, celebrities and guests eat, drink and get entertained before the big game. Described as a culinary experience in itself, The Players Tailgate features an open premium bar and all-you-can-eat dining with gourmet dishes. The 2016 Tailgate menu was created by renowned celebrity chefs Guy Fieri, Aaron May, Beau MacMillan and G Garvin.

The Biggest Super Bowl Watch Party
When: February 5th, 2017
Where: Bayou Place
500 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX

Watch the Biggest Superbowl game on big screen TVs, drink specials, celebrity Djs, special invited surprise Guests & NFL players, balcony view of the city, hookahs, 15,000 sq ft, 3000 capacity and much more.

Super Bowl LI
When: February 5th, 2017
Where: NRG Park
One NRG Park
Houston, TX

Houston hosts the NFL’s 2017 Super Bowl. Fan festivals, live music, and other activities.

Cupid’s Undie Run
When: February 11th, 2017
Where: The Dogwood
2403 Bagby St.
Houston, TX

This Valentine’s Day weekend, come put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of half-naked runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation.

Be a part of something great. Last year Cupid’s raised over $2.8 Million to #EndNF and we’re relying on YOU to join and make this year’s fundraising (and party) the biggest and best yet.

Start a team, join a team, or just run solo and make some new friends!

Ice at Discovery Green
When: Now through February 12th, 2017
Where: Discovery Green

The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy uses recycled water from Kinder Lake to create a 7,716 square-foot ice skating surface, making it the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest. The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy hosts a variety of Winter programming during the winter season, November through early February.

Mardi Gras Galveston
When: February 17th – 28th, 2017
Where: Downtown Galveston

Mardi Gras! Galveston is the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, attracting more than 300,000 attendees annually. The two-week celebration is best known for its lavish parades held on the streets of the city’s historic downtown and beachfront.

Texas Home & Garden Show
When: February 17th – 19th, 2017
Where: NRG Arena
One NRG Park
Houston, TX

The 31st Spring Houston Texas Home & Garden Show, is the premier destination for all your home and garden needs. From windows and doors to roofs and floors, this show covers more than 100,000 square feet, with more than a thousand products and services on hand, including experts and ideas all for your convenience.

Houston’s Kosher Chili Cookoff
When: February 26th, 2017
Where: 5601 S Braeswood
Houston, TX

It’s official! The Houston Kosher Chili Cook-off is now the largest kosher food event in Houston. The 7th Houston Kosher Chili Cook-off will be held on Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at the ERJCC. There will be MORE cooking teams, MORE food, MORE money raised for local charities, and MORE fun! At 12:00pm, the public is invited to sample chili, mingle, enjoy children’s activities, listen to music, and simply have a great time in an outdoor, festival atmosphere. The event will conclude with the selection of the winning chili by celebrity judges. So don’t miss this “hot” event!