It a sure bet that with all of the free events in downtown Houston this weekend, it's the top place to have a good time. If you want to be entertained, enriched and enjoy yourself on the cheap at the same time? Then you want to head downtown this weekend.
Art Car Parade
The excitement starts with the zany Art Car Parade. Automobiles and other mechanical contraptions are decorated to look like everything from chickens to fire breathing dragons. It's an electrifying event that will amaze and awaken the kid in you. This year's parade has kicked the level of entertainment up a notch with kid zones, music and more.
Before you leave, get an added boost of pleasure at Discovery Green and soak-up the energy created by the oodles of excited kids at the Children’s Discovery Series a free, weekly, family-oriented performance.
Midtown Art Festival
Once more stop on the weekend in Houston travel plans, has to be spent in the quaint settings of Baldwin Park, experiencing a familiar brand of art. The Midtown Houston Art in The Park Festival. It's an chic urban-fest where up and coming artist from around the sate hawk original works in just about every medium you can imagine. Originally the festivities were scheduled for a couple of weeks ago, but the rain hampered that plan.
The annual artfest may look small, but it's a big thing for the residents and artist who participate. It's well worth your time to visit this treasured jewel, plus it's on of the best free events in Houston this weekend.