Try to Escape The Room
Gather your best team from anywhere in the world and hop onto zoom to follow your host through virtual exploration of your “room”. The experience offers 360 images and live feeds to the physical room. Keep track of your progress through a virtual dashboard and try escape within 60 minutes! Sign up today to book your virtual room through Houston's Escape The Room.
Camp out with Space Center Houston
June 5 & June 19
Try camping and stargazing in your own backyard. Explore the night’s sky live with Space Center Houston using items you have from home. While this program is usually a paid experience, Space Center Houston has created this program to be more budget and family friendly at this time with their “pay what you can” option. If you want to explore space with Space Center Houston, make sure to register at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event.
Visit a Museum
Check out some awesome exhibits and learn some new facts! With the opening Houston’s Museum of Natural Science back in mid-May, it is expected that other museums will follow suit and open their doors throughout the month of June. Continue to check out the Museum District’s website for updates on some of your favorite locations and make sure to practice the safety precautions laid out on their website before visiting the museum.
Take in a Trivia Game
Round up the old trivia team and get ready to test your general knowledge through weekly virtual trivia games with Let's Roam. The drop-in game offers five rounds of trivia knowledge for you and 5 of your friends to compete against others. Explore the site for more options to create your own private trivia game, or stick to the weekly option competing against people from all over the place.
Catch a Live Concert
Discovery Green is streaming live concerts to Facebook. This month check out the four-piece punk rock band, “Swimwear Department”. The performance will premiere on Discovery Green's Facebook page on Thursday, June 18 at 7pm. Learn more about the band, Swimwear Department here, that way you are ready to rock during their live performance later this month!
Put on your Dancing Shoes
If you aren’t quite ready to go out and hit the bars yet, you can still enjoy the nightlife from your home. Hit the home dance floor every Friday night this month thanks to Numbers Nightclub. DJ Wes Wallace works his magic spinning the best current beats infused with 80’s classics. Click here to bring the party back to the dancefloor every Friday night at 9:30PM!
Catch a Movie
The Rooftop Cinema Club has debuted their newest summer family fun outing: Drive-in Cinema at Sawyer Yards. Watch your favorite classics all summer under the stars right from inside your car. They are playing two movies a night, so if you’re feeling adventurous, you could do a double feature! They offer all your favorite movie snacks for purchase as well as some to-go hot meal options from Buffalo Bayou Brewery. Just make sure to get your tickets fast, because these movies sell out quick!
Enjoy Your Favorite Summer Activities
Many of Houston’s local parks are now open to the public, however their weekly activities remain online. Check out your local park’s event page for the fun activities being offered this June. Here are some of the one’s we’ve found: Market Square Park is still hosting their summer fun blanket bingo nights-now virtually! Check out their calendar of events for the next bingo event. Discovery Green's online events page is offering many summer fun activities from home, including live streaming concerts. Levy Park is also working hard to continue to bring virtual workouts and activities to you. Find a fun summer activity to try with your family today!
Check Out Local Art
First Saturday Arts Market and The Market at Sawyer Yards (also known as “Second Saturdays”) are back and open to the public! Enjoy some fresh air and practice safe social distancing while seeing some beautiful art created by local Houston artists. Check out their official website here for dates, times, parking and safety information.