Visit the Dream Discovery Zone at the McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival

Crowd at the McDonald's Dream Discovery Stage | Photo courtesy of McDonald's Owner/Operators Association of Greater Houston

Eat, play, and share memories with your family in the McDonald’s Dream Discovery Zone at the McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Now in its 29th year, the McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival is a two-day event with food and fun for the whole family.

The weekend-long festival features celebrity and character appearances, music, food, games, family-friendly activities, dance performances and more with proceeds benefiting Child Advocates, Inc.

Check out the McDonald’s Dream Discovery Zone in Sam Houston Park to sample new offerings from McDonald’s and check out special events like an autograph session with TV star Jack Griffo and a chance to sit in Ronald McDonald’s car.

Eat

Take a break from the heat and see what’s new at McDonald’s.

Be one of the first to sample McDonald’s new Minute Maid Slushies, which will be previewed at the festival, and learn how a potato becomes a french fry at the French Fry Truck.

McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival | Photo courtesy of MOAGH

Play

With a bounce house, obstacle course and games, the whole family will be entertained.

Make crafts, take a photo with Birdie, Ronald McDonald, Hamburglar and Grimace and see how it feels to be behind the wheel of Ronald’s car.

Special guests from the Houston Texans, Rockets and Dynamo along with the UH Cougars will all make their way to the Dream Discovery Zone, so keep an eye out for your chance to meet them.

McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival | Photo courtesy of MOAGH

Share

Gather in front of the McDonald’s Dream Discovery Stage to see performances from the Lunch Box Dance Crew, Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico, University of Houston Cheerleaders and of course, the Ronald McDonald Show.

Enjoy music from Baby Sonic Boom Band, Merideth Grace Puckett and Sky Katz and a Q&A with lead actor of The Thundermans Jack Griffo. You can even purchase a backstage pass to meet Jack Griffo and snap a photo for $75.

Stop by the photo booth to capture your memories and shared experiences from the day.

McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival | Photo courtesy of MOAGH

About McDonald’s Owner/Operators Association of Greater Houston

The McDonald’s Owner/Operators Association of Greater Houston (MOAGH) is a co-operative of local business owners who own and operate more than 300 McDonald’s restaurants in Greater Houston.

MOAGH-owned McDonald’s restaurants employ more than 15,000 people in the Greater Houston community.

About Child Advocates, Inc.

Child Advocates, Inc. recruits, trains and mobilizes court appointed volunteers to break the vicious cycle of child abuse. Volunteers are assigned to children or siblings in foster care and ensure that their needs are met until they are placed in safe, permanent homes.

McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival

  • Dates: Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Time: 10:30am to 6:30pm
  • Location: Area surrounding City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston, Texas 77002
  • Parking: Paid lot, street and garage parking is available in the surrounding area
  • Admission: Tickets are $10 online not including a service fee; $12 at the gate; military personnel and guests that present a 2017 McDonald’s receipt receive a $2 discount at the gate; free for children under 3.
McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival | Photo courtesy of MOAGH

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