Houston SymphonyHouston is blessed with free performances all summer by The Houston Symphony. Find them at various venues throughout the city including local churches, schools, and outdoors:

Free Summer Community Concerts:

June 1, 7:30 pm @ Lilly Grove Missionary Baptist Church
June 8, 7:30 pm @ Dulles High School (Sugar Land)
June 9, 7:30 pm @ North Shore High School
June 10, 7:30 pm @ Dobie High School
June 14, 11 am @ Miller Outdoor Theatre
July 12, 11 am @ The Ripley House Neighborhood Center
July 12, 7:30 pm @ Alief Taylor High School
July 13, 7:30 pm @ Cypress Springs High School

(Instrument petting zoo begins 45 minutes before each concert.)

Free ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights, Miller Outdoor Theatre, 8:30 pm

June 17 — Scottish Fantasy
June 18 — Dvorák and Tchaikovsky
June 24 — 20th & 21st century works: The Firebird & more
June 25 — Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5

Free, reserved covered seat tickets are available at the Miller Outdoor Theatre Box Office on first-come first-serve basis between 10:30 am – 1 pm on performance day. Miller Outdoor Theatre is located in Hermann Park at 100 Concert Dr.

Movie Themes with Houston Symphony: Pre-concert activities begin at 6:30 pm. Free mezzanine and lawn seating at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

Star Wars & More: A John Williams Tribute, June 7, 8 pm
Dreamworks Animation in Concert, July 21, 8 pm

Star-Spangled Salute: July 3 in The Woodlands. Doors open at 6:30 pm with 8 pm show; July 4, 8:30 pm, Miller Outdoor Theatre. Booming cannons are a tradition at this annual family event. Folks pack a picnic, grab a spot on the hill at Miller Outdoor and enjoy patriotic music and amazing fireworks.

3rd Annual Day of Music, July 9, noon – 10 pm. Free day-long celebration of Houston’s musical diversity (jazz, rock, classical, blues, ethnic genre and more). Located at Jones Hall.