Kids At Fishing Event for Pearland Earth Day Celebration

Best Earth Day 2022 Activities in Houston | Image Credit: Pearland Parks & Recreation Facebook Page

Earth Day 2022 is on Thursday, April 22nd and if you are wondering what can you do on Earth Day, there are some great activities lined up in Houston. One fine way to mark the day is to attend events that celebrate the beauty of our planet and understand the ecosystems that have made it their home.

Luckily there are a number of museums and other cultural spaces in Houston that will be hosting talks and conducting fun, insightful sessions. There are activities for kids, for adults and families. There are paid events, free events and events that have giveaways!  As always, we are providing details of each event including start times, cost to attend etc. 


Outdoor Focused Summer Camps Are A Fun Way To Connect with Earth! 

Outdoor-focused Summer Camps are a fun way to help kids connect with Nature and Earth!  Our list of Top Summer Camps for Houston has a variety of camps focused on outdoors, sports, arts, STEM and more! 

Check out our full Summer Camp 2022 Guide for Houston that has all the information that you will need to make the best decision for your family. 

Camp Olympia Water Activities For Kids

Best Summer Camps in Houston for 2022 | Camp Olympia Water Activities

Camp Olympia located 95 miles north of Houston,  provides the perfect setting for fun and adventure along Lake Livingston in the Pineywoods. Campers make friends and gain independence while building teamwork and leadership skills through a customized camp experience and counselor mentorship. 

Check out Camp Olympia and other fine camps in the Houston area!


 

Earth Day 2022 Events & Activities in Houston – Friday, April 22

Planet Rock at the Children’s Museum Houston

Kids at Children's Museum Houston

Image Credit: Children’s Museum Houston Facebook Page

Teach your kids that celebrating Earth should not just happen on Earth Day. It should be done every day! You can bring them to the Children’s Museum for some fun activities centered around the planets and lessons on sustainability, recycling, wildlife, and the water cycle.
When: Friday – Saturday, April 22 – 23, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Located At: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15

 

Party for the Planet – Earth Day Celebration at Downtown Aquarium

Party for the Planet activities at Downtown Aquarium Houston

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A party for kids is happening at Downtown Aquarium – Houston to celebrate Earth Day. Don’t let your kids miss out on a unique party filled with crafts, scavenger hunts, meeting endangered animals, exhibits, and so much more! 
When: Friday, April 22, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby, Houston
How Much: General Admission starts at $21.99 for kids and $23.99 for adults


 

Earth Day 2022 Events & Activities in Houston – Saturday, April 23

Tree Giveaway by Trees for Houston in Partnership with LYONDELLBASELL And THE ASTROS FOUNDATION 

 

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In celebration of Earth Day 2022 (April 22), Trees For Houston is partnering with LyondellBasell and The Astros Foundation to give away 2,500 native trees to Houston-area residents to beautify their yards and help the environment. Houston-area residents can drive through Lot B at Minute Maid Park (503 Chartres St.) Apr. 23 and receive free, three-gallon trees. Species include American Beautyberry, American Sycamore, Buttonbush, Common Persimmon, Loblolly Pine, Pecan, Sweetgum, and White Oak.

Where: Lot B at Minute Maid Park, 503 Chartres St., 77003 (see link to map below)
When: 8 a.m. – 10: 30 a.m.

 

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center: Earth Day Celebration

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Express your love for our awesome planet by joining us for a fun, FREE event! This year let’s celebrate Earth Day through art: poetry, drawing, photography, and more. Get creative and explore informative booths, nature hikes, fun displays in the Discovery Room, and Earth-friendly crafts and activities.

When: Saturday, 23 April 2022, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708
How much: Free admission

 

Party for the Planet – Earth Day Celebration (Kemah Aquarium)

Kids at Kemah Aquarium

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Make Earth Day a celebration at Aquarium Kemah! Join us as we dive into what makes our planet great!

When: Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 April 2022, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565
How much: Value Pass – $6.99, Sting Ray Reef Entry Ticket – $5.25

 

Earth Day Festival

Earth Day Festival at Houston Public Library

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It’s the first-ever Earth Day celebration at the Central Library! Enjoy storytime, discussions about topics relevant to the Earth today, music and dancing, movies, and other earth-friendly activities. There will be booths, and free tree seedlings you can take home.
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building, Entire Plaza 500 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free

 

Earth Day at the Children’s Museum Houston

Kids at Children's Museum Houston

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Celebrate Earth Day at the Children’s Museum Houston with nature-themed, interactive, learning sessions, experiments, and fun activities perfect for your little ones. 
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 10 a.m. and6 p.m.
Where: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15

 

Picnic in the Park at Evelyn’s Park

Evelyn park Conservancy events

Evelyn Park Conservancy events – Image Courtesy – Evelynspark.org

Celebrate the second phase of Earth day plus Evelyn’s Park’s 5th-year anniversary with a festive picnic event at the park’s great lawn. Bring your picnic essentials and enjoy eating and chatting with your friends and other locals and visitors while listening to live music. There are also fitness classes and kids’ activities for everyone to participate in and enjoy. 
When: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: 4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: Free

 

Pearland Earth Day Celebration

Kids At Fishing Event for Pearland Earth Day Celebration

Image Credit: Pearland Parks & Recreation Facebook Page

This family event brings the Pearland community together to celebrate our planet, inspire positive environmental change, and support sustainable small businesses & nonprofits. Pearland Earth Day Celebration will feature engaging & educational activities from a variety of exhibitors and vendors, including: local growers & makers, nonprofits, sustainable small businesses, and state/metro government agencies. We will have free live music, Kidsville activities, and local food vendors. Pearland Earth Day Celebration is presented and underwritten by our many generous sponsors.

When: Saturday,  April 23, 2022, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: 5800 Magnolia Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77584
How much: Free


 

Earth Day 2022 Events & Activities in Houston – Sunday, April 24

Dynamic Earth at The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Earth Displays at Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Help your kids understand the inner workings of our Planet Earth in a more realistic production that uses visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations. Audiences ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes.
When: Sunday, April 24, 2022, 11 a.m.
Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas
How Much: $8 for children; $9 for adults


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