Top 10 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: October 29 to November 4, 2018

Photo courtesy of Woodlands Children's Museum

Make the most of your week with our top 10 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, October 29 to Sunday, November 4, 2018. 

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids This Week in Houston

  • Toddler Tuesdays at Discovery Green | Tuesday, October 30 | FREE – Toddler Tuesdays, happening weekly this Fall, allow you to enjoy meaningful story time with your little ones followed by a morning of fun activities and crafts at Discovery Green. Each week is a different book. 10:30am.
  • TUTS presents The Wiz at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts | Tuesday, October 30 to Sunday, November 4 – Theatre Under The Stars brings to life a beloved retelling of the Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, presenting The Wiz at The Hobby Center. With hits like “Ease on Down the Road” and “A Brand New Day,” this energetic and family-friendly show is a crowd pleaser. Tickets start at $30, but you may find cheaper, better, or hard-to-find seats on TicketNetwork’s resale website. Showtimes vary.
  • SpookTacular at The Woodlands Children’s Museum | Wednesday, October 31 – Bring the little ones for a Halloween day filled with a special Monster Mash Boogie Bash, games, Tom’s Fun Band, art projects, Robert Terry Puppeteer and Magic with Professor Hughdini at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Tickets are $10 for nonmembers; $4 for members. 10am to 6pm.
  • Monster Mash Spooktacular at Memorial City | Wednesday, October 31 | FREE – Get dressed in your best Halloween costume and trick or treat at Memorial City’s retailers for the 3rd annual Monster Mash Halloween Spooktacular. 5pm to 7pm.
  • A Boo!chata Halloween at Midtown Park | Wednesday, October 31 | FREE – Put on your costume for the Boo!chata Halloween celebration and enjoy music from Ill-Set Dee-J and A Sure Thing, food trucks, vendors, complimentary beer, wine sampling, face painting, raffle prizes, and a photo booth at Midtown Park. 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Ghosts & Grub at George Ranch Historical Park | Wednesday, October 31 – George Ranch Historical Park opens its doors after-hours for Ghosts & Grubs, a Halloween event for adults and children over 12. Have a delightfully spooky meal followed by a lantern walking tour of the Park, filled with unique Texas ghost stories. Tickets are $35 per person. 6:30pm to 10pm.
  • Dia de los Muertos Celebration at National Museum of Funeral History | Thursday, November 1 to Sunday, November 4 – Celebrate Latin American customs that surround the Day of the Dead with fun, interactive, and commemorative activities at the National Museum of Funeral History. Tickets to the museum are $10 for adults; $9 for seniors and veterans; $7 for kids ages 6 to 11 and free for kids under age 5. Times vary per day.
  • Día de los Muertos at Discovery Green | Friday, November 2 | FREE – Gather with friends and family to remember the departed at this free Día de los Muertos festival on the lawn at Discovery Green. Featured attractions include art installations and demos, a local art market, a stilt walker, a contortionist, a living statue, art cars, face painting, and characters from Pixar’s Coco. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Blackwood Harvest Hoedown at Blackwood Educational Land Institute Celebrate the land and food of Gulf Coast communities at the Blackwood Harvest Hoedown, an immersive farm experience, at Blackwood Educational Land Institute. Expect arts and crafts activities, dance-hall bands, a line-up of speakers, a bier garten, a kids zone, and plenty of delicious local food. Tickets are $15; $5 for ages 5 to 15; free for ages 4 and under. 10am to 4pm.
  • Bark in the Park at Grand Central Park | Saturday, November 3 | FREE – Dogs and their humans can spend their day exploring the beautiful trails surrounding Grand Central Park during Bark in the Park, a hike with hounds. Activities will include a dog costume contest, food trucks, a bouncy house, face painting and more. 8am to noon.

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Zahira Gutierrez is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston fascinated by fashion. When she isn't recording or touring the country with her band, Wild Moccasins, she can be found sewing her own costumes and covering lifestyle events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.