Create your dream wedding this weekend at the Winter 2022 Bridal Extravaganza Show at the George R. Brown. 

2022 is already showing prosperity for Houstonians. Following a joyous holiday season, Houston is getting right back to it. This weekend, brides-to-be, bridesmaids, and grooms can plan their picture-perfect wedding at the Winter 2022 Bridal Extravaganza Show, or relax, and set your intentions for the new year with sound healing meditation at Buffalo Bayou Park. 

Below, find five things to do in Houston this weekend. 

Winter 2022 Bridal Extravaganza Show

Houston brides can plan their dream wedding this weekend at the Winter 2022 Bridal Extravaganza Show at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The two-day winter event will feature fashions shows, cake samples, decor, and immersive activities including a vivid Instagram wall. 

Winter 2022 Bridal Extravagna Show, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas. Saturday, January 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, January 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets start at $12.99. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the website. 

All Access Art Market 

The All-Access Art Market is hosting its first market of the year at Finn Hall, the foodie foyer located in Downtown Houston. The year's first instillation will be hip-hop themed, where local artisans from around the Greater Houston area will have the opportunity to showcase and sell their musically-themed work. The free event will also host a variety of foods, from restaurants located inside the food hall.

All Access Art Market, 712 Main Street. Friday, January 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Free. For more information and to register, visit Eventbrite

Sound Healing Meditation 

Start your year off on the right foot and get centered with some sound healing meditation at the Cistern in Buffalo Bayou Park. The socially-distanced event will feature calming instruments such as singing bowls and wind chimes that will assist in connecting with your inner self. 

Sound Healing Meditation, 4500 Memorial Drive. Sunday, January 9 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $15. For more information, visit the website. 

Red Rocket Movie Screening

Sean Baker's controversial, yet critically acclaimed 2021 film, Red Rocket, presented by A24, is available for screening this weekend in 14 Pews in The Heights. The story follows Simon Rex, a man-child who returns to his home right outside of Houston and ends up bumping heads with his estranged wife and mother-in-law. 

Red Rocket Movie Screening, 800 Aurora Street. Friday, January 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $12. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website

International Gem & Jewelry Show

Shop gorgeous jewels and gemstones at the International Gem & Jewelry Show at NRG Center this Friday. The expo will host multiple jewelry wholesalers and manufacturers from around the world. 

Internation Gem & Jewelry Show, 1 NRG Park. Friday, January 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.