There’s never a dull moment in Houston. Here are 7 options for free fun in Houston September 15-19 before planning your free and cheap weekend!
Monday (9/15)— Enjoy an evening of mariachi music with Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, America’s first all-female group, who are celebrating 20 years together. The program is held at Miller Outdoor Theatre beginning at 7:30 pm.
Tuesday (9/16) — Don’t miss your chance to learn Circus Arts each Tuesday this fall from Houston’s Cirque La Vie. Folks age 13 and over can learn ground arts and acrobatics. No pre-registration required for this free class. Located at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney.
Wednesday (9/17) — City Hall Farmers Market returns downtown every Wednesday this fall from 11 am – 1:30 pm. Special guests this week include Brian Cushing (Houston Texans), chef demo with Chris Shepherd (Underbelly), and live music by The Zydeco Dots. Located at 500 McKinney.
Wednesday (9/17) — Lunch with the Birds returns for the fall season at Nature Discovery Center. Folks could see a variety of birds during the fall migration such as warblers, thrushes, buntings and more. The guided walk through Russ Pittman Park is Wednesdays, noon – 1:15 pm. Meet on the front porch for the walk. They suggest eating lunch before or after the walk. Located at 7112 Newcastle.
Wednesday (9/17) — Not free, but cheap! It’s another $2 movie at Studio Movie Grill for Family Rewind. This month features $2 movie Jurassic Park. Located at CityCentre and Copperfield.
Thursday (9/18) — Take advantage of Free Thursday Museums this week, which is a perfect time to experience the new 9/11 exhibit at Holocaust Museum Houston, Ground Zero 360: Never Forget! Seven museums are free each Thursday, while a number are free every day.
- Holocaust Museum Houston — free Thursday 2 pm – 5 pm
- Buffalo Soldiers National Museum — free Thursday 1 pm – 5 pm
- Children’s Museum of Houston — free Thursday 5 pm – 8 pm
- Houston Museum of Natural Science — free Thursday 2 pm –5 pm
- The Health Museum — free Thursday 2 pm – 5 pm
- The John C. Freeman Weather Museum — free Thursday 12 pm – 4 pm
- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — free Thursday 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday (9/18) — Games on the Green is back at downtown’s GreenStreet Thursday, 5 pm – 8 pm. Head over to The Lawn, an open-air green space filled with bocce ball, giant Jenga, live music and more. Don’t miss Lucky Strike’s interactive booth on the Lawn complete with giveaways, games and prizes. Located at 1201 Fannin.