Looking for fun events and activities for kids in Houston this weekend? H-town is a fantastic place to raise a family. In fact, we’re frequently rated as one of the country’s most family-friendly cities.
Apart from a number of excellent schools, there are always a variety of events in which children and their families can participate. However, with so many activities for kids in Houston, how can you know which ones are genuinely worthwhile?
We’ve compiled a list of the top activities and events that will keep the whole family entertained.
Our picks for things to do with kids this weekend in Houston (April 8-10) include Dinosaur Adventure, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE, DANCE!! The Moving Body with Young Audiences of Houston Teaching Artist Alonzo Moore, & more!
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Best Events & Activities in Houston this Weekend For Kids – Friday
Cirque Zuma Zuma group is coming to the Miller Outdoor Theatre this Spring and it is going to be a SPECTACULAR evening to enjoy with family!
Get ready to experience daring maneuvers that push the envelope of human possibility with astonishing and unbelievable human feats of balance, agility and motor coordination showcasing tremendous skill and ability.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2022, 8 pm
Location: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: FREE! Get your tickets – here.
As Big Rivers Waterpark & Adventures opens its latest addition — the Fairgrounds — it also jumpstarts the return of Park After Dark for 2022! Be one of the first to experience the new rides after dark, which includes the spinning rollercoaster — Rolling Thunder!
When: Friday, April 8, 2022, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Located At: 23101 State Highway 242, New Caney, TX 77357
How Much: Online purchase – $19.99; Front Gate purchase – $24.99
Best Events and Activities in Houston this Weekend with Kids – Saturday
The 9th annual MusicFEST at the Willow Waterhole Greenway is back—a free, one-day festival featuring live music, Spring-themed activities, and great food.
When: Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Willow Waterhole Greenway – 5300 Dryad Drive, behind Westbury High School 77035
This dance program is suitable for kids of all ages. Not only will they be moving and dancing, but would also be learning about the structure and functions of the different parts of the human body. This is an effective and fun teaching tool for kids that uses dance and movement, together with story and play.
When: Saturday, April 9, 2022, 1 p.m.
Where: Event Pavilion, 3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free
Cheer and applaud the students from Ryland Elementary School as their 5th Grade Choir showcases their talents at Hermann Park as part of the 11th Annual Student Performance Series at Lake Park. Nothing is more encouraging for these kids than seeing plenty of people appreciate their talents.
When: Saturday, April 9, 2022, 10 a.m.
Where: Hermann Park Conservancy, 1700 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free
Kids in Charge – Driving the Future is presented by Mitsubishi Corporation. An event that aims to show kids just how important their imaginative minds are for the future, and spark their interest in cars and the automobile industry. The event will have various arts and crafts activities, lessons, and demos.
When: Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15
Let your kids spend this weekend with dinosaurs! With over 80 displays of dinosaurs and different activities, there won’t be a single boring second for the little ones. Plus, they get to learn about these prehistoric creatures.
When: April 9, 2022 | 9:00 am – 8:00 pm; April 10, 2022 | 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Where: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: *Adult Ticket (13 & up) $25; *Child Ticket (2-12) $35 (*plus taxes & Fees)
Things to do in Houston this Weekend with Kids – Sunday
Whether you want to try Zumba for the first time or have always found it an interesting form of self-care and exercise, you’re all welcome to enjoy a 1-hour free Zumba session at Levy Park. Groove to different rhythms – salsa, hip hop, samba, and so much more!
When: April 10, 2022, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: Levy Park, 3801 Eastside, Houston, TX
How Much: Free
Looking for a unique lunch date with your family and the kids? Then go for a picnic! The best part is they will prepare the picnic basket for you, which includes delicious local charcuterie and sandwiches.
When: Sunday, April 10, 2022, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708
How Much: $75, inclusive of picnic basket set
Daniel Tiger and his friends from the beloved Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS television series are in Houston! Your kids are sure to have fun as they follow the story of Daniel Tiger’s adventures. Plus, there are plenty of kids’ activities that they will be sure to enjoy before the show starts. Just remember that kids ages 5 and above must show proof of vaccination to be allowed entry.
When: Sunday, April 10, 2022, 5: 30 p.m.
Where: Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $30 to $60, depending on seat purchase
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