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Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of August 26 – Fishing tournament in Galveston | Image Credit – 61st Street Fishing Pier

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 a great 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 truly worthwhile?  We’ve put together a list of the best activities and events this weekend that will be entertaining for the whole family. There are cheap events for kids, and there are also free things to do with kids this weekend!

Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend (Aug 26-28) include Drum Jam at Levy Park, Circle Time, Retro Games, & more!


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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Friday, August 26, 2022

Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour

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Bring your kids and your furry pets to Bagby Park and enjoy a pet-friendly happy hour in the dog park. This doggie playdate features Spring Training, treats, giveaways, and dog tips.
When: Friday, August 26, 2022, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bagby Park, 415 Gray St., Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free


Family Movie Night: The Michells vs. the Machines

Family Movie Night

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Bring the family, especially the kids, and enjoy a wonderful movie night at Levy Park with the free screening of The Michells vs. the Machines! Don’t forget to bring your movie-watching essentials. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase from Side Dough and Woodshed Smokehouse.
When: Friday, August 26, 2022, 8 p.m.
Where: Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free


Circle Time

Come 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, August 26, 2022, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401, United States
Cost: Free


Retro Games

Games at Houston Public Library

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Whether you’re feeling nostalgic or love the thrill of competition, come and enjoy your favorite classic board games, card games, party games and more at the Houston Public library. This is also a great way to introduce the old games to your little ones and see them love your classic games, too!
When: Friday, August 26, 2022, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Located At:500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free; Registration required


Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Saturday, August 27, 2022

FREE Kids Fishing Tournament

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend

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What: It’s time for one last family-friendly fishing trip at the 61st Street Fishing Pier before the year ends! There will be three categories—Biggest, Most, and Smallest Fish—as well as two age ranges, 0-6 and 7–12 years old. The winners will receive awards and gifts! 

Our top pi

When: 27 August 2022 | 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: 6101 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551, United States
How much: Free


Deal Alert – 4 Hour Guided Fishing Tour

Top 10 things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of August 26, 2022 include Free Fishing Tournament, Retro Games, and more!

Have been recognized as being the best fishing charter in the clear lake kemah area. Catch Redfish, Flounder, Bay Snapper near the Houston waterfront aka The Kemah Boardwalk. Trip includes all fishing equipment, live bait when available, fish cleaning

Get more information and book your Guided Fishing Tour TODAY!!!


Pepsi National Battle of the Bands

National Battle of the Bands

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The nation’s best kick-off to the fall marching band season by showcasing new performances of the country’s top marching bands. This event starts the season off with a BANG!
When: Saturday, August 27, 2022, 6 pm
Where: NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX 77054
How Much: $20


Drum Jam at Levy Park

Drum Jam at Levy Park

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All drummers and those interested in learning how to play this awesome instrument are invited to this informal, facilitated drum circle — a jam session for people of all ages and levels of skill. Drums, percussion instruments, and other rhythmic sound-making objects are welcome to be brought by participants.
When: Saturday, August 27, 2022, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Levy Park, 3801 Eastside, Houston, TX
How Much: Free


Dog Days of Summer Guided Hike

Bring your pet along for an enjoyable trek on Sheldon Lake’s paths with a ranger. Meet other dogs that share your enthusiasm for the outdoors while learning more about dog safety in state parks! This is a 45-minute hike led by a ranger. The trails are all ADA-compliant.
When: Saturday, August 27, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Where:14140 Garrett Rd., Houston, TX 77044
How Much: Free and open to public


Deal Alert – Get the lowest admission price at Space Center Houston

Top 10 things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of August 26, 2022 include Free Fishing Tournament, Retro Games, and more!

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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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Sunday, August 28, 2022

Check out the most innovative trampoline equipment at Cosmic Air in Katy! 

Cosmic Air Trampoline Park in Katy

If you are looking for a fun place for the kids to hang out, burn energy, and have a ton of fun, look no further than the Cosmic Air Adventure & Trampoline Park in Katy! The park is famous for having the most innovative equipment available in the Trampoline Park industry. What’s more – Cosmic Air is committed to having each of its guests have the best family entertainment experience possible in Houston, all while staying on a budget!

Our top pick for indoor kid activities in Houston, Tx!!!

Location: 1210 Fry Road Houston TX 77084

Check out what all the hype is about at Cosmic Air Adventure & Trampoline Park – Houston’s number one spot for family fun!


Bellaire Open Air HTX Market

Bellaire Open Air HTX Market

Image Credit: Evelyn’s Park Conservancy

Bellaire Open Air will be hosted by HTX markets offering Evelyn’s Park visitors the luxury of an outdoor shopping experience. Don’t miss this market designed to keep visitors in the Open Air. We will have goodies from local artisans and small businesses for the whole family.

Our top pick for Things to do in Houston this week with family!

When: Sunday, August 28, 2022, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: 4400 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Texas 77401
How Much: Free


Texas All-Star Wrestling

Things to do in Houston this Week - Texas All Star Wrestling at Traders Village

Things to do in Houston this Week – Texas All Star Wrestling at Traders Village

Live Pro Wrestling will be at Traders Village on Sunday, so don’t miss it! There will be exciting wrestling matches, plus Lucha Libre Wrestlers and much more! Kids will have a chance to meet the wrestlers.
When: Sunday, August 28, 2022, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where:7979 N Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77041, United States
How Much: Free


Houston Museum of Natural Science at Levy Park

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 Science on Stage: Motion Commotion where your kids will learn about Newton’s laws of motion through interactive demonstrations and practical applications.
When: Sunday, August 28, 2022, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:Event Pavilion, Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free


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What: 2 All-day Aquarium Adventure Passes to Houston Downtown Aquarium + $50 Landry’s eGift Card (Up to 25% Off). Dine alongside a 150,000-gallon floor-to-ceiling aquarium after exploring five themed exhibits teeming with fish, gators, snakes, and sharks.

The adventure doesn’t end at meal time. Basking in the glow of the 150,000-gallon aquarium and its denizens—including reticulated rays, sawfish, and shovel-nosed guitarfish—families can nosh on New Orleans–style tilapia and shrimp platters or tried-and-true kids’ favorites such as popcorn shrimp and sand dollar pizza.

Where: Downtown Aquarium in Houston, 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002

How Much: $97.98 $73 (25% Off)


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