Kick off the new year with a fun-filled afternoon in Midtown at MATCH Family Fun Day 2018

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Bring the kids for an epic day of kid-centric activities at the MATCH Family Fun Day 2017 in Midtown on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Heading into its third full year of operation, The Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (MATCH) springs into 2018 with its second annual day of family-friendly fun.

Taking advantage of all MATCH facilities, the event will be packed with activities for kids and adults alike in the heart of Midtown.

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Kid-Friendly Events & Activities

The MATCH will be using all of its multiple venues to provide numerous activities for the entire family including character visits from Snoopy and Junie B. Jones by Main Street Theater in Matchbox 1.

In Matchbox 2, there will be kid-friendly musical concerts by Prelude Music, and dance performances of Peter and Wendy by Open Dance Project – featuring Peter Pan, Captain Hook, and Tinkerbell flying through the air on aerial silks fill Matchbox 4.

Throughout the day, there will be face painters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, and a chalk artist for the kids to enjoy as well as a large bounce house in Matchbox 3.

Photos, Food & Fun

This year’s Family Fun Day will also feature portrait photographer Keliy Anderson-Staley, known nationally for her work using a 19th-century wet-plate collodion tintype process.

She will be making portraits of members of the Midtown Houston community using a tintype photo booth in the Gallery.

Don’t forget to come hungry. Lemond Kitchen will be providing food for sale at the recently opened Café on Main Street.

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About The MATCH

Located at 3400 Main Street in Midtown, The MATCH is a unique multi-venue arts facility where Houston-area arts organizations can exhibit, rehearse, perform, educate, and office, and where audiences of all ages will enjoy the array of exhibits and performances they offer.

Public and private sources have come together to make this dream a reality, with donations both large and small.

If you like to make a donation, please visit for more information.

MATCH Family Fun Day 2018 at The MATCH

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