Are you looking for things to do with your kids this weekend in Houston? H-town is a great city to raise kids. In fact, we are consistently regarded as one of the most family-friendly in the country.
Apart from a number of great schools, there are always so many different events that kids and families can participate in. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is an excellent destination during the weekends. There is also the Children’s Museum of Houston which always has a lot of great events. These are just two among many such event venues.
But, with so many things to do with kids in Houston, how can you know which ones are genuinely worthwhile? We’ve put together a list of the best weekend activities and events to entertain the whole family. There are cheap events for kids and free things to do with kids this weekend!
Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend (September 23-25) include Nature Night with Harris County, Storytime with Peter Pan, Blood Drive with Kendra Scott, Take Me Outdoors Houston, & more!
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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of September 23, 2022 – Friday
Visit Evelyn’s Park Conservancy for a reading circle and storytime session beneath the covered Trevilion overlooking Bellaire Blvd. You’ll get to enjoy stories being read aloud to visitors in the park while flipping through pages of picture books. A perfect way to let your kids have fun while learning.
When: Friday, September 23, 2022, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401, United States
Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Saturday, September 24, 2022
Learn about nature’s wonders by starting with the creatures right in Houston! Take Me Outdoors Houston, Texas Parks and Wildlife’s 12th annual free, family-friendly outdoor festival, invites you to explore nature. It will be held at Discovery Green. Exhibitors will offer interactive games, exhibits, and other chances to pique viewers’ interest.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010, United States
How Much: Free
Peter Pan will be at the Children’s Museum of Houston for a unique storytime event. Don’t miss this enjoyable event where Peter will be meeting and greeting kids and kids-at-heart at the museum. Attend and get a chance to take a photo, too! This event is part of Children’s Museum Houston and Phillips 66’s yearly campaign, “Read Strong All Year Long,” which aims to help make kids become attracted to books by including them in literacy activities and events that take place all year long at the Museum.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: $15
This event is for you if you’ve always wanted to start bird watching but have never picked up a pair of binoculars! Come learn about birding at the Houston Arboretum, including where to get binoculars, how to use a field guide, and where to look for birds in Houston. You will also venture outside, weather permitting, to practice some fundamentals of birding on the trails.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Located At: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: $35
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, September 24, 2022, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free
Be a part of this Harris County Pct. 4 event with the City of Houston. This is a fun-filled event where you enjoy an evening of engaging outdoor activities, crafts, and games. After which, a free showing of Zootopia will cap up Nature Night!
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 5 p.m.
Where: Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside Street, Houston, Texas 77098
How Much: Free
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Have fun with your entire family – Spend time outdoors, enjoying attractions like a giant sandbox, horseshoes, and basketball!
About This Deal
- What’s included: access to mini-golf, petting zoo, zip line, scooter track, chalk room, giant lego room, giant chess, basketball, soccer, tetherball, football, puppet house, playground, and swing set.
- Pony rides, hayrides, barrel car train rides, and extras are not included, available only Saturday and Sunday for an additional fee.
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Visit the beautifully manicured gardens of Houston Arboretum with members of our Ecological Gardening Staff and Volunteers, and gain practical experience in landscaping and gardening. Discover native plant identification tips, including species that are host to butterflies and beloved by pollinators. This outdoor activity, which includes planting, trimming, transplanting, weeding, and gathering seeds from the Arboretum’s gardens, is incredibly fulfilling.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: Free; Registration required.
This Saturday, come to the mobile blood drive truck outside of Anthropologie at Citycentre and join this event with Kendra Scott and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Patients in need of blood donations in the communities will always be thankful for the continuous support during this time when blood donations are greatly needed. After your donation, you will get a gift and a discount from Kendra Scott.
When: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston, TX 77024, United States
How Much: Free; Register here.
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DIY art studio invites guests to get crafty and let loose, having fun with splatter paint
About This Deal
- What’s included:
- Splatter Suit (Shoe Caps, Shower Caps, and Goggles).
- One 9×12 stretched canvas per person
- Glow Upgrade: $20 for groups of 2, $25 for groups of 3-4, $35 for groups of 5-6 – Paint under the glow of black lights with neon paint!
- Canvas Upgrade: Large Stretched 18×24 canvas available for a total price of $25
- Valid only at the Kingwood location.
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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Sunday, September 25, 2022
The Houston Museum of Natural Science comes to Levy Park to offer kids firsthand lessons about interesting Science facts. This Sunday, the topic will be Astronomy: Telescopes, where you will get the chance to examine the universe through a different lens thanks to our telescope program. The astronomers will set up a telescope so they can describe how it works and walk you through the identification process. Of course, weather permitting, you can get the chance to do some star and solar viewing.
When: Sunday, September 25, 2022, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free
Bellaire Open Air is here again! Hosted by HTX markets, this event offers Evelyn’s Park visitors the luxury of an outdoor shopping experience. Don’t miss this market designed to keep visitors in the Open Air. There will be goodies from local artisans and small businesses that the whole family can enjoy.
When: Sunday, September 24, 2022, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: 4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: Free
Deal Alert – Get the lowest admission price at Space Center Houston
The award-winning Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s most popular family attractions and takes visitors behind-the-scenes of the NASA Johnson Space Center. Filled with interactive exhibitions, multi-media displays, cutting-edge technology, and fascinating space artifacts, there’s something to amaze and entertain all ages. Full-day entrance ticket to the Space Center Houston includes the Nasa Tram, Mission Briefing Center, and Starship Gallery Choice of entrance times throughout the day
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