Get ready for a weekend of free fun! Here is a snapshot of 14 Free Things to Do in Houston this weekend, June 26-28:
Enjoy classical music – The Houston Symphony’s ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights continues Friday and Saturday nights, June 26-27, 8:30 pm. Check online for the performance schedule. Free tickets for covered seats are available at Miller Box Office on performance day, 10:30 am – 1 pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre is located at 6000 Hermann Park Drive.
Watch a movie under the moon — Don’t miss all the options for free outdoor movies this weekend. Two are Friday — 1) Chef at Whole Foods Market, 8 pm, Waugh and 2) Despicable Me 2 at GreenStreet, 9 pm, 1201 Fannin.
Love live music — Heat Advisory is on stage Friday for free live music at Willowfork Drainage District’s Central Green Park in Katy. The fun is 7 pm – 9 pm at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Enjoy summer tunes in Pearland — Folks south of Houston can hit Summerfest, Pearland’s free weekly concert, 7 pm at Southdown Park, 2150 Countryplace Parkway. This week features Rat Ranch playing rock. This is the last week!
Learn to salsa dance — Enjoy free salsa dance lessons at Latin Beats every Friday night at Downtown Aquarium. Learn salsa dancing from professional dance instructors from 7 pm – 11 pm. The Aquarium is located at 410 Bagby at Memorial.
Free yoga in the park — Enjoy a new summer series, Savasana into Summer, Saturdays at Hermann Park, thanks to Namitzi Yoga. The free weekly yoga class outdoors is open to all skill levels through September 1. Meditation is 8:15 am – 8:25 am with yoga from 8:30 am – 9:30 am. This is located near the Reflection Pond at Hermann Park.
Play at summer camp — Family Summer Camp at Bass Pro Shops begins Saturday with free activities for kids Saturdays and Sundays (& Tuesday/Thursday) plus family workshops and more. Family Summer Camp lasts from noon to 5 pm through July 27. Engage in activities such as casting challenge, BB shooting range, weekly crafts, shooting arcade, free workshops, catch and release pond. Bass Pro Shops has two Houston-area locations in Katy (5000 Katy Mills Circle) and Pearland (1000 Basspro Drive).
Celebrate 35 years of Jazzercise — This weekend Bear Creek Copperfield Center Jazzercise celebrates 35 years! This franchise location has been ranked #1 out of 8,700 franchisees worldwide for the past 15 years. Saturday festivities include a Latin class, Burlesque class, Interval Fusion, Personal Touch (Jazzercise Personal Training), classic Dance Mixx – honoring amazing anniversaries, Stretch, Hip Hop class, prizes and more! Located at 15544 Ridge Park.
Love a parade — The LGBT Pride Festival Celebration is Saturday, noon – 7 pm, featuring a variety of festival performances and exhibits. The Pride Parade kicks off at 8:30 pm at Milam at Walker heading to Smith with more than 100 floats. The festival is located downtown this year at Tranquility Park near City Hall as its new venue. Snag a free sample from Ben & Jerry’s Texas Truck Tour and vote for its new iconic Texas flavor: BBQ Peach or Bourbon Pecan Pie.
Enjoy classical music – The Houston Symphony’s ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights continues Saturday night, 8:30 pm. Free tickets for covered seats are available at the Miller Box Office on performance day, 10:30 am – 1 pm. Miller Outdoor Theatre is located at 6000 Hermann Park Drive.
Get in the NOLA spirit — Don’t miss Rouxpour at NOLA Nights, Saturday, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, at Sugar Land Town Square. The music follows an historical journey through the Crescent City brass band tradition.
Watch a movie under the moon — Don’t miss all the options for free outdoor movies this weekend. Two are Saturday: 1) Heavy Weights at Central Green Park, 2) Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible No Good Very Bad Day at Pearland Town Square.
Love outdoor music and fireworks — Folks in north Houston can enjoy Waterway Nights each Saturday in June with live music, strolling entertainers, and fireworks over The Woodlands! Fireworks begin at approximately 9:20 pm. Located at Waterway Square in The Woodlands.
Celebrate family — Create family memories and family fun at Heritage Family Day Sunday, 1 pm – 4 pm, thanks to special programming offered by The Heritage Society. The free fun features children’s crafts, outdoor games for all, and information about family history research, thanks to folks from Clayton Genealogical Center. Kids will be able to complete a simple family tree documenting three generations. Located at 1100 Bagby.
Enjoy the flash of Bollywood — Karma: The Wheel of Life is a rescheduled event held Sunday, 8:30 pm, at Miller Outdoor Theatre. This colorful Bollywood show is produced by India House and Naach Houston. Tickets for reserved covered seats from the original May 30 date will not be accepted. New tickets will be available performance day at the Miller Box office, 10:30 am – 1 pm. Or just bring your blanket and snacks for seating on the hillside.