Don’t miss these 7 options for free fun in Houston July 10 – 14 before planning your free and cheap weekend!

7 Free Things to Do in Houston July 10-14


Tuesday (7/11) — It’s one of our favorite annual summer days, Cow Appreciation Day, at Chick-fil-A! Dress like a cow and head to Chick-fil-A July 11 for a free entrée 6 am – 7 pm. There are 28 options on the list including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids who dress like a cow will get a free kid’s meal. To keep things simple, the retailer is not offering free meals, only free entreés. But the website mentions any cow apparel will count.

Tuesday (7/11) — Miller Outdoor Theatre’s annual summer musical returns this week featuring Pippin. This is produced by Theater Under the Stars with free shows all week, July 11 – July 16. Free reserved covered seats are available on performance day, 10:30 am – 1 pm, at the Miller Box Office. Located at 6000 Hermann Park Dr.

Wednesday (7/12) — Enjoy a free story time for preschoolers at Nature Discovery Center with a variety of fun: live animals, puppets, short nature walks, crafts or songs and nature stories. The event begins at 4 pm each Wednesday. Located at Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle, Bellaire. 

Wednesday (7/12) — Head downtown for another Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow free outdoor movie. This week features Almost Famous beginning at 8:30 pm. Located at Market Square Park, 301 Milam.

Wednesday (7/12) — The second Wednesday of the month means it’s another Ladies Night at Multiplicity in Katy. This free event provides ladies an evening to enjoy a surprise craft option, light bites and libations. It’s from 6 pm – 9 pm at 1306 Avenue A in Katy. The craft is on a first-come, first-served basis depending on your sign up time

Wednesday (7/12) — It’s a free outdoor movie night, Moonlight Movie for Kids, at CityCentre featuring Tangled. Arrive beginning at 6 pm to meet and get photos with Rapunzel! Free popcorn begins at 8 pm with movie at 9 pm. Located at 800 Town & Country Blvd.

Thursday (7/13) — Enjoy seven museums for free each Thursday in Houston’s Museum District.

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science: 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Children’s Museum of Houston: 5 pm – 8 pm
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: 10 am – 9 pm
  • The Health Museum: 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Holocaust Museum Houston: 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Houston Museum of African American Culture: 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum: 1 pm – 5 pm