Back to School Splash Bash. Photo courtesy of Sugar Land Town Square
Back to School Splash Bash. Photo courtesy of Sugar Land Town Square

50 Free Things to Do in Houston With Kids This Summer

Summer days mean extra sunlight, lots of time with friends, and filling our days with as many engaging and entertaining activities as possible. But while I love to plan full days of fun with my kids, I also love days that don't require opening my wallet. Luckily, there are a lot of amazing, free activities to take advantage of this summer in Houston. To help other families save a buck without sacrificing any fun, here's a bucket list of 50 FREE activities we'll be checking out in Summer 2021. Make sure you also check our event calendar every day for even more family-friendly fun around Houston.

 

Places featured in this article:


Main Street - Tomball

Tomball's Historic Downtown Depot

Mercer West Side Post Oak Pavilion

The Eugenia & George Sealy Pavilion

Children's Museum of Houston

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Contemporary Art Museum Houston

Holocaust Museum Houston

Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

Comic Book Shops Everywhere

Mercer West Side Post Oak Pavilion
Beyond Human Limits at Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston - various times Pick
Scratch Junior Coding Camp for 4 to 7 Years
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 10:15 AM
Color Over the Border
Czech Center Museum Houston - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides