It’s going to be a great weekend for free fun! Check out these 13 Free Things to Do in Houston January 27-29.
Watch a movie under the moon — Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Countdown to Kickoff featuring Rudy beginning at 7 pm. Free popcorn will be served. Located at The Square at Memorial City Mall, 303 Memorial City Mall.
Relax with Tai Chi — Join Jade Mountain Martial Arts for Tai Chi each Saturday morning, 8:30 am, outdoors at Central Green Park in Katy. This Chinese martial art centers the mind, body and spirit.
Attend a Super Bowl festival — Super Bowl LIVE is a free nine-day fan festival in downtown Houston January 28 – February 5 celebrating Super Bowl LI. This huge event features live music and performances, interactive exhibits, great food and a 90-foot tall virtual reality trip to Mars, presented by NASA. Hours are 10 am – 8 pm Sunday. Located at 1500 McKinney.
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster — Celebrate the Year of the Rooster at this year’s 2017 Lunar New Year Festival. It features many performances including Chinese Folk Dance, Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, Mariachi Band and more. There will be plenty of food and fun Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm! This festival is presented by Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Drive. Free admission and free parking.
Browse the museum district — Don’t miss The Museum Experience’s Zone 1 museums Saturday for free admission and activities. The Museum Experience essentially divides the district’s 19 museums into four zones and features different museums each quarter. Zone 1 museums January 28 include The Menil Collection, Rothko Chapel, and Houston Center for Photography. There are lots of free events and activities Saturday including music, photography scavenger hunt, art exhibitions, live screen printing and more! Hours are 11 am – 6 pm.
Enjoy classical music for the family — The Shepherd Society’s Family Concert is a free annual concert at Rice University geared to kids ages 6 and up. Concert begins at 11 am, but arrive at 10:30 am for instrument demonstrations in the foyer. The Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra performs selections from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3. Located at 6100 Main.
Celebrate Arbor Day — The Woodlands celebrates Arbor Day and Puffy Pine Cone’s Birthday Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm. Enjoy free rides on snow hill, the giant inflatables, train, rock wall, free tree seedlings and a birthday party for The Woodlands’ mascot, Puffy Pine Cone! Other mascot friends will join the party. Located at Hughes Landing in The Woodlands.
Watch lion dances — The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents a free family festival, Lunar New Year Celebration, Saturday, 11 am. The day features art-making activities, lion and dragon dances, special tours, refreshments and more. Located in the Beck Building at 5601 Main St.
Enjoy Lunar New Year family day — Family Day: Lunar New Year Celebration is free fun to celebrate the Year of the Rooster. Families can explore the customs and cultures of East Asia 1 pm – 4 pm Saturday with performances, art activities, games, storytelling, and a look at the new exhibition, Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art. RSVP for a free ticket online. Located at 1370 Southmore Blvd.
Explore a winter wonderland — Winter Wonderland Festival is a free festival, 10 am – 2 pm, that includes face painting, crafts, and story time with the Snow Queen! Kids will love to play in the snow covered play area for free. Soft drinks, snacks, rides, and raffle tickets will be available for purchase. The church also is collecting new or gently used coats for our Coats for the Cold ministry. Located at Asbury United Methodist Church, 5354 Space Center Blvd, Pasadena.
Attend a Super Bowl festival — Super Bowl LIVE is a free nine-day fan festival in downtown Houston celebrating Super Bowl LI. This huge event features live music and performances, interactive exhibits, great food and a 90-foot tall virtual reality trip to Mars, presented by NASA. Hours are 10 am – 8 pm Sunday. Located at 1500 McKinney.
Get healthy with yoga — Head to Sugar Land for the 10th annual Yoga for Health/Health for Humanity Yogathon Sunday, 10 am, with Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA (HSS). Learn more about yoga and its health benefits. Sun Salutation is just one example that implements yoga in 10 easy steps. Located at Sugar Land Town Square.
Engage with former NFL player/author — Don’t miss Inprint Cool Brains! Tim Green Reading Sunday afternoon, 3 pm! Inprint invites you to join bestselling middle-grade author and former NFL player Tim Green, who will read from and talk about his latest book Left Out. After the presentation, he will take audience questions and sign books. It is free and perfect for ages 8-12 years. Located at Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School, 10410 Manhattan Dr.