There’s never a dull moment in Houston. Here are 8 options for free fun in Houston December 4-8 before planning your free and cheap weekend!

Tuesday (12/5) — Enjoy a free Tai Chi class each Tuesday, 9 am, at Katy’s Central Green Park. This practice helps you center your mind, body and spirit. Located at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Tuesday (12/5) — Free Houston Zoo afternoon returns December 5, noon to close, as the first Tuesday of the month. The Zoo closes at 5 pm to prepare for Zoo Lights which starts at 6 pm. Zoo Lights is not included. Free tickets are available online. Located at 6200 Hermann Park.

Tuesday (12/5) — Houston Cecilia Chamber Choir will perform a free Christmas concert of Lessons and Carols December 5, 7 pm. Donations will be accepted at this event. This is held at Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 19222 Tomball Parkway.

Wednesday (12/6) — Da Camera presents a free holiday concert at noon downtown. Located at HPL Julia Ideson Building, 550 McKinney. This is held the first Wednesday September – May.

Thursday (12/7) — The first Thursday of the month means it’s a free photography workshop by Houston Center of Photography, held the first and third Thursday each month. Located at Levy Park, 3801 Eastside.

Thursday (12/7) — Enjoy six museums for free each Thursday in Houston’s Museum District.

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science — 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Children’s Museum of Houston — 5 pm – 8 pm
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — 10 am – 9 pm
  • The Health Museum — 2 pm – 7 pm
  • Houston Museum of African American Culture — 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum — 1 pm – 5 pm

{Don’t forget Houston’s 10 museums that are free every day.}

Thursday (12/7) — Head downtown for a free outdoor screening of Home Alone at 7 pm, at Discovery Green. This is located at 1500 McKinney.

Thursday (12/7) — Don’t miss Thursdays in December at a curated Holiday Market at the newest green space, The Lawn. Memorial City is partnering with Pop Shop America featuring local artisan retailers, live music performances, special appearances by Santa and the Memorial City Reindeer. Hours are 11 am – 6 pm. Located near the new Hotel ZaZa and Ciro’s Italian, 971 Bunker Hill.