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Best Activity Bars In Houston

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by Houston Bucket List


Let's mix it up a little. We love a good neon sign for Instagram and a killer drink menu, but these hotspots are adding some extra fun into our typical nightlife. Whether it’s a bar with an indoor soccer field or your dream collection of vintage comics, these are some of our favorite spots to get the night started! 

Pitch 25 




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Sometimes we can watch sports on TV or we can watch them right in front of us at the indoor soccer field next to the bar. Yeah, that’s right. Grab a beer and pull up a seat at one of Houston’s favorite beer parks. Whether you’re a yogi y or a jenga junkie, you’ll want to cross this spot off your bucket list. 

Where: 2120 Walker St, Houston, TX 77003
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The Rustic Houston 

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The Rustic dynasty makes its mark on the clutch city as one of the most laid-back, fun spots in town. Whether you’re here to enjoy some live music or play around of jenga, The Rustic has become a crowd favorite. 

Where: 1836 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003
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Neil’s Bahr 

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Hello, blast from the past! With an unmatched comic book and classic video game collection, this geeked out gamer bar is unlike any in the city. Grab a cocktail and relive the glory days with the rest of Houston at one of its prized possessions. 

Where: 2006 Walker St, Houston, TX 77003
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Truck Yard Houston




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With a great drink menu and even better food trucks, what more can we ask for? A mini ferris wheel? Well, Truck Yard has one of those too. Whether you take a ride or play a round of ping pong, this place has something for everyone to enjoy. 

Where: 2118 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77003
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Ratchet Hatchet Houston 

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Welcome to axe throwing heaven! At Ratchet Hatchet Houston you can enjoy endless hours of chunking crazy sized hardware in the heart of downtown. This BYOB hotspot is giving us a new definition for throwed. 

Where: 524 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77019
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The Cellar Bar Houston

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Experience the laid back neighborhood bar all of Houston loves. Having everything from fusbol to video games, this h-town happy hour hot spot is sure to make anyone, well, happy

Where: 3140 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098
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Lucky Strike 




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Lace up – it's time to bowl! In the heart of downtown is the bowling bar you never knew you needed. With enough neon lights to light all of Houston, this modern take on a retro bowling alley is the perfect way to start your night! 

Where: 1201 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77002
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Kung Fu Saloon 




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Washington Ave does it again. Located off one of Houston’s favorite streets is the kung fu themed bar that packs a big punch (of fun). With vintage arcade games, skee-ball and private karaoke rooms, this fun-filled bar has all the ingredients for a good time. 

Where: 5317 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
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Meet your new obsession. This backyard vibe bar is surrounded with live music, craft beer and a hammock-filled patio that you will never want to leave. Did we also mention the electric glowing tree smack-dab in the middle of the bar? Reaching a new level of relaxation and fun, this bar is a hometown favorite. 

Where: 1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004 
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The Powder Keg 

Want to enjoy a game of volleyball while enjoying your favorite cocktail? Or looking for a bar that doubles as a dog park? Introducing your new favorite outdoor playground, The Powder Keg. Whether it’s a furry friend or a group of coworkers, there is something for everyone! With food trucks, volleyball courts, good music and even better cocktails, this Houston hotspot is the perfect way to relax and unwind. 

Where: 1300 Brittmoore Rd, Houston, TX 77043
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