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Top 10 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: April 22 to 28, 2019

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Photo courtesy of Texas Crawfish & Music Festival

Make the most of your week with our top 10 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, April 22 to Sunday, April 28, 2019. 

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Celebrate the Earth, the return of the Sugar Land Skeeters, and enjoy several sensory-friendly family activities this week in Houston.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids This Week in Houston

  • Earth Day at Seabourne Creek Nature Park | Monday, April 22 | No Cover – Appreciate nature for all it is worth with a day of exploring Seabourne Creek Nature Park. You can help with prairie planting, take a walking tour, visit the bird sanctuary and butterfly garden, and spend time reconnecting with the great outdoors. 9am to 3pm.
  • Explore Abilities Day at Children’s Museum Houston | Monday, April 22 – Spend a day at the Children’s Museum of Houston exploring at your own pace and taking in all it has to offer. This is a wonderful opportunity for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to participate with their caregivers in activities like story time, seeing therapy dogs and more. The museum is closed to the public. Tickets are $5; free for current members. 10am to 3pm.
  • Family Movie Night: Wonder Woman Movie Screening at Levy Park | Friday, April 26 | FREE – Calling all superheroes and their parents to Levy Park for a spectacular showing of the 2017 flick, Wonder Woman. Once Wonder Woman learns of the raging threat against the outside world, she is convinced she can stop it. Follow her on her adventure in this film that is rated PG-13. 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Autism Speaks 8k and 1K Kids Fun Run at Sugar Land Town Square | Saturday, April 27 – Lace up your sneakers and get ready to run (or walk) an 8K course through Sugar Land Town Square in support of Autism Speaks, which aims to raise awareness of the fastest-growing developmental disability in the country. Bring the kids to participate in the 1K Fun Run. Registration costs $30 for the 8K; $10 for the 1K Kids Fun Run. 7am to 11am.
  • Houston Texans Kid’s Triathlon at NRG Stadium | Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 – Cheer on young athletes are they run, swim, and bike their way across the finish line at the Houston Texans annual Kids Triathlon at NRG Stadium. The largest sanctioned kids triathlon in the world aims to promote healthy exercise and physical activity for its sixth consecutive year. Ages 6 to 15. Registration is $65. Times vary.
  • Texas Crawfish & Music Festival at Preservation Park | Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 – Crack open some mudbugs and listen to country music and crawfish as you unite for a weekend of family-friendly fun. Festival-goers can also expect alligator theme park Gator Country and a petting zoo. Tickets are $12 at the gate (ages 13 and up); $5 for children (ages 6 to 12). Times vary.
  • Lounge on the Lawn at Midtown Park | Saturday, April 27 | FREE – Spend a day outdoors with friends and family when Midtown Houston hosts Lounge on the Lawn, an all-day celebration at Midtown Park. Activities will include yoga and dog yoga, a photo booth, caricature drawings, face painting, karaoke, and a movie screening of Black Panther. Noon to 8pm.
  • Energy Corridor International Festival at Plazas in the Parkway | Saturday, April 27 | FREE – Join this celebration that will showcase the vast cultures that make up the community of Energy Corridor. Community members and local business will celebrate with live music, entertainment, and dance. There will be a market featuring a variety of cultural foods, fare, and other goods. There will also be giveaways and prizes. 2pm to 6pm.
  • Sensory-Friendly Day at George Ranch Historical Park | Sunday, April 28 – The ranch swings open its doors to welcome families with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), as well as other sensory and developmental challenges, to explore the Park in a safe, structured, and enjoyable manner. This event will include modifications like Quiet Corners, Sensory Friendly Kits, noise-canceling headphones, and colored glasses to ensure a welcoming visit. Tickets are $15 for Adults; $10 children ages 4 to 15; free for 3 and under. 11am to 4pm.
  • 7th Annual West Houston Food Truck Festival Sunday, April 28 – The West Houston Food Truck Festival returns for the seventh year, welcoming all to nosh and enjoy on the Temple Sinai campus. There will be music by Mixdoctors Mobile DJs, two bounce houses, and children’s activities including a balloon artist, face painting, and strolling magician, and an appearance by the Houston SWAT team. Tickets are $8 at the gate, not including food and beverage purchases. Noon to 4pm.

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Top 11 Things for Kids in Houston This Week: April 15 to 21, 2019

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Eggtivities | Photo courtesy of the Woodlands Children's Museum

Make the most of your week with our top 11 things to do with kids in Houston from Monday, April 15 to Sunday, April 21, 2019. 

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Hop around Houston this week to the many family friendly events like catching Mickey Mouse Live on the ice, an IronKids Family Fun Run, high flying fun at HobbyFest, a crawfish base, and endless Easter egg activities which can also be found here.

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids This Week in Houston

  • Curious Kids at Nature Discovery Center | Tuesday, April 16 – Bring your curious tots to Nature Discovery Center for a morning or afternoon of inquisitive play time. They will learn basic concepts through hands on classes including live animals, plants, natural objects, crafts, puppets, stories, and nature walks. Ages 3 to 5. Tickets for the class are $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Times vary.
  • Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party at NRG Stadium | Wednesday, April 17 through Sunday, April 21 – Join Mickey, Minnie, and the rest of the crew as they follow Captain Hook’s treasure map in search of the missing Tinker Bell. The show is cool as ice as they jump, twirl, and spin their way through this adventure on ice skates. Tickets start at $20. Showtimes vary.
  • Eggtivities at The Woodlands Children’s Museum | Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 – Come ready for fun at The Woodlands Children’s Museum and get you chance to say hi to The Easter Bunny. Eggcellent Easter activities like creating a bunny mask, dying eggs, and embellishing egg carton baskets or a bunny box to carry their egg-cellent creations jam pack this two-day celebration. Tickets are included in the $7 general museum admission; children under 1 are free. 10am to 2pm both days.
  • Children’s Memorial Hermann IronKids Texas Fun Run at Town Green Park | Saturday, April 20 – Bring your young athlete to the Woodlands for a 1- or half-mile race, 30-foot Toddler Dot Trot, or 15-foot Diaper Dot Dash at Memorial Hermann’s IronKids Texas Fun Run in Town Green Park. Tickets are $20. 9:30am.
  • HobbyFest 2019 at Hobby Airport | Saturday, April 20| FREE – Soar on over to Hobby Airport for a family day of fun at HobbyFest. Expect to see plenty of aircraft up close and personal, experience appearances from local government officials, and enjoy tons of activities for the kids including bounce houses, face painting, a live DJ, raffle prizes, and more. Event is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or infant essentials. 10am to 4pm.
  • Puppies for Breakfast Dog Fest 2019 at Market Square Park | Saturday, April 20| FREE – Let the kids share their love with adorable pups at this unique Dog Fest. The fest will include over 40 dog industry vendors and artists, a costume contest, a mayor of Market Square contest, an area for four four-legged friends to play in, music and more. 10am to 2pm.
  • Superhero Saturday at The RINK at Discovery Green | Saturday, April 20 – Slide and glide around The Rink with your favorite characters. This Saturday, Buzz Lightyear and Woody of Toy Story will lace up their skates to put a smile on the kid’s faces and soar to “infinity and beyond”. Tickets are $10; $4 skate rentals. 4pm to 6pm.
  • Easter at Hermann Park | Easter Sunday, April 21 – Make your way over to Hermann Park for a scenic breakfast on Pinewood Cafe’s patio followed by an Easter egg hunt, a ride on the Hermann Park Railroad, and a pedal boat ride. Space is limited and advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets are $14 for adults; $7 for children ages 12 and under. 8:30am.
  • Easter Celebration at Historic Galveston Island Pleasure Pier | Easter Sunday, April 21 – Soak in the salty sea air on Easter Sunday as the family hits the pier in Galveston. There will be many activities to choose from, a Golden Egg Hunt, and a family-friendly movie screening of Hop. Egg hunts take place once an hour from noon to 4pm. 11am to 8pm. Prices vary.
  • Kingwood Easter Craft Show at Town Center Park | Easter Sunday, April 21 | FREE – Finish your family celebrations then enjoy a family-friendly Easter Sunday market filled with crafts, local artisans, vendors, and activities for the kiddos at Town Center Park in Kingwood. This event is pet-friendly, too. Noon to 4pm.
  • Houston Cup at Houston Polo Club | Easter Sunday, April 21 – Houston Polo Club hosts a double header match-up next door to Memorial Park. There will be a price drawing by Plains Capital Bank, a halftime champagne divot stomp, live music, and more. Tickets start at $30 for adults; $15 for children on the Red Oak Lawn; Grandstand seats for 2 to 20 people range from $79 to $695. 5pm.

Find More Things to Do in Houston All Year Long

You can find more fun in our interactive event calendar and 365 Weekend Guides.

Be sure to subscribe to our free Weekend Guide email to receive a round-up of great things to do this weekend in Houston in your inbox every Thursday. If you don’t want to miss a thing, you can also opt in to our Daily Update emails (emailed six days a week).

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