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Check out our Free and Cheap Things to Do in Houston This Week with picks that include: Using Lemonade for affordable renters and home insurance, Free Museum Thursdays, Jumanji at Rooftop Cinema Club and more!

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Have a Family Movie Night with Disney+

Winter is here and Disney+ offers some great movies and shows for the family. In addition to some holiday classics, Disney+ has some of the top film franchises from Disney Princesses to Marvel Superheroes to Pixar’s best flicks and plenty of other fun things in between. So, have a family movie night this holiday season by trying Disney+!

 

MONDAY

Discounted Admission at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

What: The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a discounted exhibit hall admission. While the discounted tickets are offered Monday through Thursday, the museum is free every Thursday from 2 PM – 5 PM.

Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive Houston

When: Monday – Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM

How Much: Discounted tickets are $11.50 and are available on most dates

 

TUESDAY

Levy Park On-Demand: Family Storytime & Craft

What: Join Levy Park from home each Tuesday for their Family Storytime & Craft event. It’s a great event for kids and their parents to participate in where the host will read a story and guide everyone through creating a craft. Check out their calendar for details about this week’s event, including materials you’ll need to make the craft.

Where: Levy Park Facebook Page or YouTube Channel

When: Tuesdays at 10 am

How Much: Free

 

Check out Children’s Museum of Houston Online

What: While the Children’s Museum of Houston remains closed to in-person visitors, they have a ton of great online resources and events going on during this time. From 3D Virtual Field Trips to live online courses and chats with experts and more, there’s a ton of fun and education for kids to enjoy from the comfort of home.

Where: CMHouston.org

When: 24/7

How Much: Free

 

WEDNESDAY

InSIDEs Wednesdays
What: DJ Wes Wallace is exploring his lesser-used vinyl collection, live each Wednesday night. Tune in on Twitch for two hours of live music from a Houston-based DJ!
When: Wednesdays at 8 PM
Where: Twitch
How Much: Free

 

Wednesday Evening Market

What: The Braeswood Farmers Market meets every Wednesday night to bring you fresh produce, mid-week! There is no entrance fee but you’ll be required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.

When: Wednesdays 4 PM – 8 PM

Where: 5401 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX

How Much: Free

 

THURSDAY

Stages Repertory Theatre presents Thursdays at The Gordy

What: Come to The Gordy for one of the most culturally immersive happy hours you’ll have all year. Live performances will be featured in public spaces including the Edmundson Gallery, Albert and Ethel Herzstein Lobby, and Radoff Family Patio. Due to limited availability be sure to make your reservations ahead of time.

When: Thursdays at 5 PM

Where: Stages Repertory Theatre, 800 Rosine St. Houston, TX 77019

How Much: $25

 

Free Museum Thursdays

What: Thursdays are the best day to go check out the great museums around Houston on a budget. Each Thursday, several museums around town offer free admission times, including Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Health Museum, Houston Museum of Natural Science, and more. Times for free admission may vary, so check out our guide for more info.

When: Thursdays

Where: Various museums around Houston

How Much: Free

 

FRIDAY

Rooftop Cinema Club Presents: Jumanji

What: Watch Jumanji under the stars at the Rooftop Cinema Club in Houston, boasting stunning skyline views, this venue is a perfect spot to watch movies for your family or a date night.

Where: Rooftop Cinema Club: The Drive-In at Eado, 2300 Runnels St., Houston

When: Friday, January 29th at 7:30 PM

How Much: Tickets are $22-$27 per vehicle

 

Children’s Story Hour at Hermann Park

What: Each Friday morning, children get together in the Family Garden at Hermann Park for a can’t miss storytelling event. The stories are always different each week, and your kids are sure to love them.

Where: Hermann Park, McGovern Centennial Gardens, 1500 Hermann Drive

When: January 29th from 10 AM – 11 AM

How Much: Free

 

SATURDAY

Monster Jam Show

What: Get ready for an exciting Saturday night! Monster Jam will be a night of action and four-wheel excitement. Monster Jam has instated enhanced health measures, meaning seating capacity will be reduced at stadiums to a “pod seating” structure.

Where: NRG Stadium, 2 NRG Park, Houston

When: Saturday, January 30th at 7 PM

How Much: Tickets begin at $20

 

The Ice at Discovery Green

What: It’s not every day that you get to skate under the lights of downtown Houston! Bring your friends and family to skate at Discovery Green. Safety protocols are in full effect, including increased sanitation and contactless purchases.

Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX

When: Daily at 11 AM

How Much: $15, skates included

 

Peach Street Farmers Market

What: Stock up on fresh produce and handcrafted goods in this open-air farmers market. If you’re heading there at lunchtime, no need to worry – food is also there for purchase and on-site consumption.

Where: 234 S Arcola Street, Angleton

When: Rain or Shine on Saturdays from 9 AM – 1 PM

How Much: Free entry, pay as you go

 

Eleanora’s Market 

What: This free outdoor market on Ella is open to the public! Enjoy fine crafted goods, handmade art, delicious prepared foods, and more.

When: Saturdays from 9 AM – 12 PM

Where: 2120 Ella Blvd., Houston, TX 77008

How Much: Free Admission

 

SUNDAY

Match Family Fun Day

What: Enjoy a free virtual family fun day, Including dance performances of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, puzzles, activities, dance lessons, and more.

Where: Virtual Event

When: Online materials will be available from January 17th till January 24th

How Much: Free

 

Heights Morning Market
What: Each weekend, these local shops in the Heights open up their streets and walkways to local vendors and artisans. Shop local jewelry, handmade art, locally sourced honey, and much more. Bring your own shopping bags and wear a mask!
When: Sundays from 10 AM – 2 PM
Where: 3106 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free

 

Bay Area Farmer’s Market

What: This local farmer’s market is free to attend and easy to shop! Find local produce, ethically-sourced honey, homemade candles, freshly prepared foods, and much more. Admission is always free, bring your mask and shopping bags.

When: Sundays at 11 AM

Where: 500 Baybrook Mall Dr, Friendswood, TX 7754

How Much: Free entry

 

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