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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – image credit The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

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. But, with so many things to do with kids in Houston, how can you know which ones are truly worthwhile? 

We’ve put together a list of the best activities and events this weekend that will be entertaining for the whole family. 

Our picks for things to do with kids this weekend in Houston (March 18-20) include Spring Break Destination Celebration at Children’s Museum Houston, Screen on the Green: Luca, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Performance with A.D. Players, Family Day at Bayou Bend “Women in America”, & more!

 

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Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Discovery Green Facebook Page

Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Discovery Green Facebook Page

 

Things to do in Houston this Weekend with Kids – FRIDAY

Spring Break Destination Celebration at Children’s Museum Houston

Bungee Trampoline things to do this week

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Kids can have a blast all week long, with non-stop adventures designed just for them. Bungee trampolines, a glow maze, a Pi Day fight, and a 3-D photo booth are just the beginning. Kids can also enjoy daily special performances. The line-up includes some guests from the Spider-Verse, Story-Time with Peter Pan, Break Free Hip Hop School, Storybook Opera, jugglers, magicians, artists, dancing dogs, and much, much more.
When: Friday, March 14th-Saturday, March 19th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $12 (general admission)

Have a FUNomenal Spring Break at Discovery Green

Look out for plenty of educational, interactive, artistic, and just plain fun free things to do this week at Discovery Green. The lineup for the week includes drum workshops, hip hop dance performances, cultural dances, a Mad Science show, art cars, and more.
When: Friday March 18th
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Spring Break Art-Making at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Spring Break Art Making

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Step into a pop-up tent in the Cullen Sculpture Garden and make some art with the whole family. Free materials will be provided for you to try new techniques both right there in the garden and at home.
When: Friday, March 18th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Montrose Boulevard at Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77006
How Much: Free

Screen on the Green: Luca

Take a blanket and some food out to Discovery Green to enjoy dinner and a movie in the open air. This week, watch Luca, the animated movie about a young boy who visits the Italian riviera and has an unforgettable summer as he learns more about who he is in a new place.
When: Friday, March 18th, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free

Japan Junction Spring Break Daily Fold at Levy Park

Daily Fold things to do in Houston with kids this weekend

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In partnership with the Japan-America Society of Houston (JASH), Levy Park is inviting kids to learn a new origami (paper-folding) technique every day this week! Each session will include beginner and intermediate levels of difficulty to give everyone a chance to enjoy themselves.
When: Friday, March 18th, at 4 p.m.
Where: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

Spring Break at Bayou Bend

Bayou Bend Spring Break

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This week, families can visit the historic Bayou Bend house museum and enjoy some kid-friendly activities while they’re there. Depending on the day, kids might get to see a petting zoo, learn about wetlands, or see a flower puppet show. No matter when you visit, though, young guests will have a chance to play games from American history like shuttlecock and quoits, make nature rubbings, enjoy arts and crafts, and visit the lovely Bayou Bend gardens.
When: Friday, March 18th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: $10 for adults, free for ages 18 and younger

 

Best Events and Activities in Houston this Weekend with Kids – SATURDAY

Saturday Sketching in the Galleries at MFAH

Families are invited to join a teaching artist in the galleries at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston for a morning of sketching and taking inspiration from the artworks on display. Materials will be provided.
When: Saturday, March 19th, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: 5500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $20 for adults, $15 for youth (13-18), free for 12 and under (program ticket and general admission)

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Performance with A.D. Players at Levy Park

Don’t miss this exciting free performance of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, the story of children exploring an old house in the countryside and discovering a fantastic world with talking animals, an evil queen, and a chilling problem that only they can solve.
When: Saturday, March 19th, at 3 p.m.
Where: Levy Park Houston, 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

 

Things to do in Houston this Weekend with Kids – SUNDAY

Family Day at Bayou Bend “Women in America”

Family Day Bayou Bend Women things to do in Houston with kids this weekend

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Enjoy free admission to Bayou Bend and an exhibit centered around the history of women in America. A costumed interpreter will act as Texas art pioneer Elisabet Ney, there will be a bilingual picture book reading about a Dominican-American girl, a dance performance about the role of the matriarch in Indigenous American life, focus on the suffrage movement, and arts and crafts.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
How Much:Free

Family Zone on the Go at MFAH

On select Sundays, families can enjoy an extra bit of fun at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston when the Family Art Cart rolls on by. In it, there are kid-friendly activities to help inspire children to explore their creativity. Materials will be provided, and staff in the area will answer questions about the artwork. Look out for Storybook Circles at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., which will give kids a chance to see connections between art and stories.
When: Sunday, March 20th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 5500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $19 for adults, $12 for youth 13-18, and free for kids 12 and under (general admission)

Houston Grand Opera Sing! Move! Play!  at Levy Park

HGOco Opera Camp things to do in Houston with kids this weekend

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A teaching artist from the Houston Grand Opera will lead children in age-appropriate choreography set to music from classic operas to teach them all about singing and rhythmic movement as well as to help engage them creatively. This week, kids will work their way through the iconic songs from The Magic Flute.
When: Sunday, March 20th, at 2 p.m.
Where: Levy Park Houston, 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

Sunday Drum Jam at Levy Park

Come out and enjoy this informal jam session. Bring your preferred instrument along–all ages and skill levels are welcome.
When: Sunday, February 20th, at 3:30 p.m.
Where: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free

 

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