There’s never a dull moment in Houston. Here are 7 options for free fun in Houston June 1-5 before planning your free and cheap weekend!

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Monday (6/1) — Enjoy Fun & Games Night Mondays, 2 pm – 10 pm, at MKT Bar, inside Phoenicia Specialty Foods. Challenge your friends in retro board games (such as Mystery Date, Operation, Clue and Twister), ping pong, darts, and foosball. Save with specials on craft beer & pizza. Free parking in One Park Place Garage on McKinney.

Tuesday (6/2) — Don’t miss the free KSBJ Brown Bag Concert Tuesday, 6:30 pm, in Humble. The free concert with Christian artist Jason Gray will be held at Chick-fil-A, 9525 North Sam Houston Pkwy E, in Humble.

Tuesday (6/2) — It’s the first concert to kick off the Houston Symphony Summer Community Concerts all month! This concert commemorates the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth with works that celebrate freedom for all. The Citywide Grassroots Chorus also will perform with the Symphony. Don’t forget to arrive early for the instrument petting zoo! Located at Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Road.

Wednesday (6/3) — Pop Shop Houston is presenting free kids’ craft summer workshops at neighborhood libraries! The first one kicks off Wednesday with Handmade Shadow Puppets at Moody Library, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Located at 9525 Irvington Boulevard. Other workshop topics feature Shrinky Dinks and more!

Wednesday (6/3) — It looks like it’s finally going to be a great weather day for City Hall Farmers Market! Visit downtown for the City Hall Farmers Market each Wednesday, sponsored by Urban Harvest. Enjoy chef demos, 30+ vendors, healthy lunch options and more. Located at 901 Bagby.

Wednesday (6/3) — METdance’s Swing Jive & Pop! Into Dance is a lively and fun performance at 11 am at Miller Outdoor Theatre. The show incorporates fashion, history, music and the arts by starting in the 1930s and going through the decades. Free admission, as always, at Miller Outdoor Theatre!

Wednesday (6/3) — The Fountain of Praise is another location for Houston Symphony Summer Community Concerts. This concert commemorates the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth with works that celebrate freedom for all. The Citywide Grassroots Chorus also will perform with the Symphony. Don’t forget to arrive early for the instrument petting zoo! Located at The Fountain of Praise, 13950 Hillcroft.

Thursday (6/4) — Enjoy seven museums for free each Thursday in Houston’s Museum District. {The Weather Museum is relocating and temporarily closed, but is usually an 8th free museum on Thursdays.}

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science: 2 pm – 5 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