things to do in houston this weekend

Before you head out for another weekend, be sure to keep up to date with the best ways to have fun on the cheap. See the best of what Houston has to offer when we track down all the details for you!

Free and cheap activities in Houston this weekend include a way to get out of town safely with RVshare, save big on your cell phone plan with Tello, binge hit shows and movies with a free one-month Hulu trial, affordable yoga classes, open-air market, art exhibitions, and more.

Here is your weekend roundup of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Houston:

 

TOP PICK

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Take a Safe, Socially Distant Vacation with RVshare

Itching to get out of town for a bit but don’t want to deal with unsafe, crowded airports or big hotels with lots of guests? Hitting the road in an RV is the perfect way to escape while staying safe this summer. The best part? You don’t even need to own an RV to enjoy one! RVshare is an RV sharing/rental service that can get you on the road for the vacation that your family needs. RVshare has options to suit everyone. You can choose between RVs you can tow or that you drive. This gives you a variety of options for space and added special features. So, whether you want a travel trailer or a Class C motorhome, RVShare has something for you. You can even work with RVShare to have your RV rental delivered to your home or the destination of your choosing.

So, where will you visit? A Texas swimming hole? A beach town? One of Texas’ remote ghost towns? A beautiful lake? The options are endless with Rvshare!

 

EVERY DAY FUN

Here are a few ways you can have fun on the cheap every day!

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Save Big on Your Cell Phone Bill with Tello

How much do you pay each month for your cell phone service? Chances are you’re paying way too much money. With Tello, overpriced wireless is over. Their no contract, no fee plans start as low as $5 a month and only go up to $39 a month. They have multiple plans to suit your needs, and all plans have no contract, no hidden fees, free unlimited texting, free tethering, and more. You can change your plan at any time too easily and quickly. Click here to learn more about Tello and start saving big.

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Make Learning Fun (and Free!) for Kids This Summer with ABCMouse Trial Membership

ABCMouse creates a variety of engaging, hands-on learning for children as young as two! This online program has something for every interest and every grade. Choose from thousands of games and lessons kids can play on the computer, tablet, or phone apps. ABCMouse keeps learning fun and now they’re offering a great deal! Currently, you can sign up 3 kids for the price one just one! While that alone is worth signing up, you can try  ABCMouse free for an entire month!

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See Hit Shows and Movies with a Free One-Month Hulu Trial
Don’t worry about setting time aside to check out your favorite TV shows and movies, now you have a way of seeing new episodes one day after they air live! Hulu has thousands of awesome titles to stream online with a huge library of the latest hit shows, classics, Blockbuster movies, original series, kids shows, and more. Watch on all your favorite devices. The best part? You can try Hulu free for one full month!

 

FRIDAY

Transform Houston Virtual Art Show
What: Transform Houston is hosting a virtual art show, featuring and benefitting local artists. Tune in on their site to see and purchase original art. There is only one of each piece available so purchase early! There is no fee for the art show, just pay for your pieces!
When: Friday, July 10, 10 am
Where: Online
How Much: Free

HMNS Free Film Screening
What: Tune in to the Harris County Public Library on Facebook Live for a day with the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Enjoy a free film screening of “Dinosaur Discovery” as well as a live Q & A session afterward!
When: Friday, July 10, 2 pm
Where: Facebook Live
How Much: Free

Craft & Vendor Days at Rosehill
What: Cypress Rosehill is hosting an afternoon of crafters, local artists, and other entrepreneurs. There will be food trucks on-site so you can have dinner! No admission fee, just wear a mask, bring your shopping bags, and try to social distance!
When: Friday, July 10, 6 pm
Where: 14540 Cypress Rosehill Rd, Cypress, TX 77429
How Much: Free

The Super Happy Free Friday Giveaway
What: Super Happy Incredible Toys is a local toy store is going live on Facebook for a toy unboxing and giveaway! They broadcast every Friday evening, part infomercial, part variety show, with a toy giveaway at the end!
When: Friday, July 10, 7 pm
Where: Facebook Live
How Much: Free

 

SATURDAY

Suzuki Demo Truck Days
What: Head to Stubbs Cycles for free food, live music, and a bike wash! You can check out the local bikes, or even shop for one yourself!
When: Saturday, July 11, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: 4436 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77087
How Much: Free

Mad Science: A Special Event Show
What: Join the HPCL for a special edition of this ongoing virtual show. Tune in via Facebook Live for an educational and fun experiment with water, air, and chemistry!
When: Saturday, July 11, 11 am
Where: Facebook Live
How Much: Free

The Market at Sawyer Yards
What: Sawyer Yards is a local collection of art studios and galleries. They open their gorgeous grounds for a market featuring local artists and makers. Enjoy art finds, prepared foods, wineries, and more. Entry is free, just be sure to wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing.
When: Saturday, July 11, 11 am
Where: 1502 Sawyer St., Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free Entry

Christmas in July at the RCC
What: The Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas” is hosting their annual Christmas in July event where you can browse and purchase an array of Russian trinkets and art! They have Russian Christmas decorations and other treasures. Admission is free, be sure to wear a mask.
When: Saturday, July 11, 2:30 – 5 pm
Where: 2337 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005
How Much: Free

 

SUNDAY

Beginner Prayala Yoga
What: This local yoga studio is taking their practice online and now, it’s cheaper than ever to sign up! Grab your membership for $10 a month! They offer up to 16 live-streamed classes per month and your membership gets you unlimited access! Reservations are required.
When: Sunday, July 11, 9:45 am
Where: Online
How Much: $10

Montrose Market Days 
What: Head out to Eagle Houston for a Sunday morning fresh farmers market. Admission is free, just wear a mask and bring your shopping bags. You can find fresh, local produce, prepared foods, food trucks, and more.
When: Sunday, July 12, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: 611 Hyde Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free Entry

Whole Life Series: Reservations Required
What: John Ross Palmer is a local artist and studio owner, inviting you to his newest exhibition. Admission is free and a portion of all proceeds from art sales will go to support The Women’s Home. You’ll need to wear a mask and make an appointment.
When: Sunday, July 12, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: 1218 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008
How Much: Free Admission

Antony & Cleopatra 
What: The Bayou Theatre Company is hosting this virtual, live-streamed event each week, featuring theatrical productions and more. Admission is free but donations are much needed and appreciated.
When: Sunday, July 12, 8 pm
Where: Online
How Much: Free {Donations Appreciated}

 

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