Best Events in Houston For Kids This Weekend - Hurrican Harbor Splashtown

Best Events in Houston For Kids this Weekend | Image Credit: Six Flags – Splashtown Website

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 29-May 1) include Hurricane Harbor Splashtown Opening, Houston Zoo’s 100th Birthday Bash, Neighborhood Community Day, TXU Energy presents Undersea Discovery, & more!

 


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Best Events in Houston for Kids this Weekend – Friday

TXU Energy presents Undersea Discovery

TXU Energy Undersea Discovery

Image Credit: Houston Zoo Website

experience the ocean from the rocky coast to the deepest sea and observe some of the most amazing marine creatures in the world, right here in Houston. When you visit the Zoo to see TXU Energy presents Undersea Discovery, you help save animals in the wild. A portion of every Zoo ticket helps support wildlife-saving efforts around the world. 
When: Friday-Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: General Admission starts at around $21, with an add on of $9.95 to access this exhibit


 

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Downtown Aquarium and Landry's

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Best Events in Houston For Kids this Weekend – Saturday

Hurricane Harbor Splashtown Opening

Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

Image Credit: Six Flags – Splashtown Website

Six Flags’ newest attraction, the Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, will finally be opening this Saturday in Houston! The opening celebrations will last all week long, so be sure to be one of the first to enjoy this new, awesome experience. There are plenty of things and activities for the whole family to enjoy! Our top pick for fun events in Houston for kids this weekend! 
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Where: 21300 I-45, Spring, TX 77373
How Much: Starts at $29.99

 

Houston Zoo’s 100th Birthday Bash

Houston Zoo 100th Birthday

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Happy 100th birthday, Houston Zoo! Take part in this historic, day-long celebration filled with surprises. Plus, get the chance to meet animal ambassadors and learn about the many ways you can help continue to create a safe space for the different animals in the wild. There’s birdhouse building, live ice carving, plus so much more! This event makes our top picks for events in Houston for kids this weekend of April 29! 
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Where: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: Starts at $24.95

 

Neighborhood Community Day

Neighborhood Community Day at Menil Org

The Menil Collection Website

Bring the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of art, music, poetry, and family activities in celebration of the Menil Collection Museum’s vibrant neighborhood. This event is spearheaded by various art organizations in the city. Among our top picks for best events in Houston for kids this weekend! 
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 1533 Sul Ross St Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free

 

Florence Price: American Pioneer

This family-friendly concert is a great way to expose your child to the beauty of classical music. Witness the Apollo Chamber Players narrates the story of Florence Price through her music. The concert highlights Lara Downes, an acclaimed pianist, and scholar.
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Where: Lester and Sue Smith Campus, 5401 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: Free but with suggested donations starting at $18; Registration required

 

Recycling Saturdays Featuring Happy Earth Compost

Happy Earth Compost Recycling Event at Discovery Green

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Teaching your kids to recycle just got easier with Discovery Green’s Recycling Saturdays event. Bring your recyclables to the park and help keep the city clean. Earth composts will also be provided so you can take them home and help you practice composting food waste.
When: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free


 

Best Events in Houston for Kids this Weekend – Sunday

Walk for the Wild 5k

Walk for the Wild is an in-person 5k supporting the Houston Zoo’s wildlife-saving programs. This fundraising event aims to help fund wildlife preservation activities. An after-event party awaits, too!
When: Sunday, May 1, 2022, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: $50 ($25 for kids under 10)

 

The Houston Museum of Natural Science: Black Hole

The Houston Museum of Natural Science

Image Credit: Houston Museum of Natural Science Facebook Page

Help your kids find the answers to the questions: what is a black hole? Where do they come from? Where do they go? Witness the bending of light, skewing of perception, and the dizzying descent into a black hole. 
When: Sunday, May 1, 2022, 1:30 p.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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