Top Houston Back-to-School Events and Free School Supplies

As students get ready to return to school, many parents in Houston are searching for ways to help make the transition smoother. Fortunately, there are many ways for families in this vibrant city to stock up on school supplies without breaking the bank. From free health screenings and fun activities to amazing deals at local stores and free school supplies giveaways, there is no shortage of events in preparation for the new academic year. If you are looking for great back-to-school events with free school supplies in Houston, look no further – below, we’ve compiled a list of the top five places to help students start their academic year right!

Back to School Bash @ The ROCK

Saturday August 19, 2023
Broadway Campus
4101 Broadway
Houston, TX 77087

The ROCK’s Back to School Bash beckons us to answer the call as we endeavor to equip students with the essentials for success. Rallying together, we can allow children to thrive academically and beyond by providing them with school supplies, haircuts, medical exams & immunizations, art activities, food, inflatables, and more! So let’s join forces and make a tangible difference in their lives—together, we can ensure a brighter future for our young ones.

Domino Effect Annual Back II School Festival

3609 Emancipation Ave.
Houston, Texas 77004
Saturday August 19th, 2023

Gather your family and join us for a day of delightful festivities! We offer school supplies, books, raffles, tablets, gift cards, prizes, moonwalks, haircuts, games, music, food, local vendors, and so much more—all for free! Don’t miss this opportunity to give your grade-level children K-12 backpacks and other wonderful treasures. Join us and start the school year off right!

Lawson Academy Backpack Giveaway

Lawson Academy
6308 Bowling Green St
Houston, TX 77021
Saturday August 19th, 2023
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Join us at Lawson Academy on Saturday as we proudly give away backpacks and school supplies for parents of 3- and 4-year-olds. Let’s come together to help these young minds get off to a great start—and experience the joy of supplying them with essential resources for their educational journey!

Back to School & Community Resource Fair

Sam Houston Math, Science & Technology Center
9400 Irvington Blvd
Houston, TX 77076)
9 am – 12 pm.

Harris County proudly presents our annual Back-To-School Bash, providing families and community members abundant opportunities for a successful school year. Make the most of this event using Harris County programs, resources, complementary health testing and vaccinations, haircuts, hygiene supplies, and school essentials. Don’t miss out on these invaluable offerings – join us this August and find the support you need for a fulfilling academic experience!


Shafaii Broadway Events: Back to School Supplies Giveaway

1000 Broadway St 1000 Broadway St
Houston, TX 77012
Saturday August 19th, 2023
1 – 4 p.m.

Kick off the new school year with a visit to Shafaii Broadway Events! We are hosting the ultimate Back to School Supplies Giveaway, where 500 backpacks full of school supplies will be given away at no cost – one per child (and children must be present). Enjoy a family fun day with us, including moonwalks, face painting, kids’ train rides, and more. Plus, take advantage of our recently renovated venue for any upcoming events in the pipeline! Pre-register for an even smoother experience. See you there!

Fresh Impact Church Back-to-School Service

11800 Magnolia Parkway
Manvel, TX 77578
Saturday August 20th, 2023
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join Fresh Impact Church for our Back to School 2023 event on Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend this special occasion and experience the joy of communal worship in a casual atmosphere. Plus, you can equip yourself with essential supplies for the new academic year—we’ll give backpacks and school supplies while they last! Post-service activities include snacks, games, and lively fellowship to ensure the celebration continues. You won’t want to miss this unforgettable experience—see you there!

Million Fathers March Back-to-School Event

Blackshear Elementary School
2900 Holman St
Houston, TX 77004
Saturday August 26th, 2023
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Show solidarity with fathers of color and revel in the joys of giving back! Join CoolxDad at Blackshear Elementary for the Million Fathers March Back-to-School event, where we will provide children with the necessary supplies to help make this school year a success. Let’s build a brighter future and show these kids that they are not alone in embarking on their academic journeys.

Back to School Giveaway

Signature Care ER
5413 S. Rice Ave
Houston, TX 77081
Saturday August 26th, 2023

Join us at Signature Care ER-Bellaire for our fourth annual Back-to-School event! Starting at 8am, our health officials will gift school supplies to help students kick off the new semester. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stock up with 125 backpacks, personal hand sanitizers, and educational health materials—while supplies last!

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