Viva El Tequila Fest, Neil Diamond concert: 8 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, July 14-16

Tacos A Go Go and the Animal Justice League will host a Tacos & Doggos event July 15.

Tacos A Go Go and the Animal Justice League will host a Tacos & Doggos event July 15.

There's no shortage of events happening in and around the Greater Houston area this weekend, July 14-16, with a Neil Diamond concert and a Viva El Tequila Fest.

Here are a few events to consider adding to your weekend plans:

Mo’s Irish Pub Katy grand opening celebration
July 14-16
Mo’s Irish Pub celebrates the opening of its third location in Katy with a three-day grand opening celebration featuring live music, beer tastings, giveaways and food and drink specials. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 11 a.m.-midnight (Sun.). Free. Mo’s Irish Pub Katy, 23511 Katy Fwy., Katy. 281-665-3535.

July 14-16
Produced by Theatre Under The Stars, Miller Outdoor Theatre showcases the Tony Award-winning musical “Pippin” with three performances this weekend. The musical tells the story of a young prince on a journey to find meaning in his existence. Free. 8:15 p.m. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston. 281-373-3386.

Dive-in movie
July 14
Wet ‘n’ Wild Splashtown hosts a "dive-in" movie where attendees can float in the wave pool while enjoying the animated film, “The Secret Life of Pets.” The event is included in regular admission ticket prices. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $32.99-$38.99. Wet ‘n’ Wild Splashtown, 21300 I-45 N., Spring. 281-355-3300.

Viva El Tequila Fest
July 14
Cadillac Bar hosts the second annual tequila fest featuring tequila samples, signature cocktails, beer, tacos, face painting, dancing and giveaways.  Landry’s Select Club Members are eligible to receive a discounted ticket. 7-10 p.m. $35-$60. Cadillac Bar, 1802 Shepherd Drive, Houston. 713-862-2020.

Tacos & Doggos
July 15
Animal Justice League hosts this puppy party featuring door prizes, raffles, a dog costume contest, tacos and local brews. Rescue dogs will also be available for adoption at the event. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Tacos A Go Go, 3401 T.C. Jester Blvd., Houston. 713-681-8226.

Stats Sports Bar and Grill Beer Festival
July 15
More than 18 local breweries will be participating in this annual beer festival where participants will be given a passport to learn about each of the local brews they sample. Participants will also receive a souvenir beer stein and will have the opportunity to vote for which new beer they would like added to the Stats Sports Bar tap list. 2-5 p.m. $25 per person. Stats Sports Bar and Grill, 10850 Louetta Road, Ste. 1700, Houston. 281-257-8287.

Houston Symphony: The Music of Prince
July 15
The Houston Symphony honors the legacy of late musician, Prince, by performing some of his biggest hits such as “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Kiss” and “Purple Rain.”  7:30 p.m. $29. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, Houston. 713-224-7575.

Neil Diamond in concert
July 16
Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Neil Diamond brings his 50-year celebration tour to the Toyota Center this weekend. Over his five decade-long career, Diamond has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide and has charted 37 Top 40 singles. 8 p.m. $39.50-$150. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk Street, Houston. 713-758-7200.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.