March will be a busy month, so get these dates on your calendar for free Houston fun!
Don’t miss these 10 Free Things to Do in Houston March 2015:

Bayou Jamboree & Gumbo Showdown
POSTPONED @ Market Square Park
(Re-scheduled to May 9)

Enjoy live music and free gumbo tasting at this free outdoor event sponsored by Downtown District and Saint Arnold.

gumbo cookoffphoto: Flickr/jcwinkler

March 7 @ Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center (9 am – 3:30 pm)

Celebrate the outdoors at NatureFest, a family day of education and fun. Enjoy nature tours, live animals, pontoon boat tours, games, and folk performance.

jones park naturefestphoto: Jesse H Jones Park

FUNomenal Family Festival
March 7 @ Discovery Green (11 am – 6 pm)

Be a kid again at this fun outdoor festival! Plenty of free fun including live music, Baby Olympics, family Zumba, kid DJs, and more.

FUNonemal Family Festivalphoto: Katya Horner

The Spencer Davis Group
March 20 @ Miller Outdoor Theatre (8 pm)

It’s Opening Day of spring season at Miller Outdoor Theatre! The first concert features British rock legend The Spencer Davis Group from the 1960s. The group earned more than 20 Top 10 hits.

spencer davis groupphoto: Miller Outdoor Theatre

Bach Marathon
March 21 @ Christ the King Lutheran Church (1 pm – 9 pm)

Celebrate Bach’s 330th birthday at this special all-day concert, sponsored by Bach Society Houston. This is a free event, but a free-will offering will be collected for Houston Food Bank.

Children’s Festival
March 21 @ Willow Fork Drainage District’s Central Green Park (noon – 3 pm)

It’s a big day in Katy at the 2nd annual Children’s Festival. The day features a magic show, live music, arts and crafts, fun jumps and more.

central green park CFphoto: Central Green Park

Chipotle Music & Movie series
March 21 @ Discovery Green

This new series presents live music at 7 pm and free movie at 8 pm. Grand Old Grizzly performs before the feature, Fed Up, a documentary by Katie Couric that reveals more about obesity in the U.S. and the role sugar plays in the process.

Free outdoor movies in Houston

Texas Wildlife & Woodland Expo
March 28 @ Lone Star College–Montgomery (10 am – 4 pm)

Learn about the land and outdoors at this annual expo! Featured fun includes Dock Dog competition, hands-on clinics and live demonstrations, Family Adventure Zone and more. Get a photo made with Smokey the Bear!

woodlands expophoto: Texas Wildlife & Woodland Expo

Bank of America Screen on the Green
March 28 @ Discovery Green (8:15 pm)

The free outdoor movie features Guardians of the Galaxy. Grab a blanket or lawn chair for hillside seating downtown.

guardians of the galaxy

Curt Miller Magic & Comedy Show
March 28 @ Willow Fork Drainage District’s Central Green Park

Be amazed and entertained with this Vegas-Style magic, comedy and illusion show — that’s family friendly!


Hermann Park Kite Festival
March 29 @ Hermann Park (10 am – 5 pm)

The free family festival features kite making, kite flying, and talented performers throughout the park.


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