Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of February 3 include Jeni’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, Brick Fest Live, Lantern Festival Night Market, & more!
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, Houston is 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!
Remember to explore Things to do in Houston this Weekend of February 3, Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of February 3, and Things to do in Houston this Week of January 30!
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Video Summary of Top 5 Events to Enjoy with Family in Houston this Weekend of February 03, 2023!
Deal Alert – Air-conditioned Underground Tunnel Tour of Downtown Houston
Did you know that Houston has the most extensive downtown tunnel system in the US? Join us on our Underground Tunnel tour (air-conditioned) without outdoor views for an in-depth look at the incredible metropolis below ground-floor in Texas’ largest business district including the most award-winning downtown skyscrapers which host many of Texas’ most noteworthy Fortune 500 corporate headquarters & historical venues.
As part of this day tour, we will visit multiple historical and artistic sections of Downtown Houston’s tunnels as well as the corporate buildings that lie on top of them. Make sure to bring your smile and camera as we will provide you with unique photo-op opportunities and inside secrets that most native Houstonians don’t even know about!
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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of February 3, 2023 – Friday
Peter and Wendy by Open Dance Project
Open Dance Project will be taking on a fresh perspective for the classic Peter and Wendy story with their signature athleticism, theatrical whimsy, and daring physicality. The show will feature performances on the trapeze and aerial silks to truly bring the magic to life in the story.
When: Friday, February 3 – 11, 2023 | 7 pm
Where: MATCH -Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $25 – $35
Champions of Magic
If you love the thrill of magic, you wouldn’t want to miss this show! Witness a daring escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, levitation high above the stage, a mind-blowing prediction that you have to see to believe, and an incredible finale that will amaze you to no end.
When: Friday, February 3, 2023, 7:30 pm
Where: Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $38 – $89
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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Things to do in Houston with Kids on Saturday – February 4, 2023
Lunar New Year Celebration at Fort Bend County
The Lunar New Year celebration is not over yet! Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at Fort Bend County this weekend with activities and crafts for the family and children of all ages.
Dancing lions will kick off the celebration. Then, afterward, you can join in playing Cai Deng Mi or Guessing the Lantern’s Riddle and win a prize if the answer is correct. You can also learn about Chinese calligraphy but please take not, reservations will be needed for the workshop. You can also learn how to make “li xi” or red envelopes which are traditionally given on the first day of the Lunar New Year for good luck.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 1 pm
Where: Fort Bend County Libraries – George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview Dr, Richmond, TX 77469
How Much: Free
Jeni’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
Calling all ice cream lovers in Houston! Jeni’s will be having their annual Ice Cream Breakfast Day! Get to enjoy their runaway hit flavor Maple Soaked Pancakes again for a limited time. The first 50 Splendid Rewards members will also get a free, very limited Ice Cream for Breakfast Day mug. You can also get the chance to win their giveaway for free ice cream for a year by taking a photo in your PJs at Jeni’s and sharing it with the hashtag #icecreamforbreakfast and tagging @jenisicecreams.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 9 am
Where: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams all over Houston
How Much: Admission is Free
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical
If you love Greek mythology or are a fan of Rick Riordan’s books about Percy Jackson, the demigod son of Poseidon, you might want to check out this musical. It’s largely based on Riordan’s first book where Percy and his friends Annabeth and Grover journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt to prevent a war among the gods. And it’ll be an interesting ride for you to join.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 1:30 pm
Where: Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH), 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Starts at $20
Otaku Food Festival
If your kids love anime, this is the event for them. Over the two-day event, there will be more than 10 vendors set up at the Karbach Brewery Company offering all kinds of goods and gourmet foods. You can expect everything from Japanese street food to Filipino food and Taiwanese boba tea. There will also be an Anime village with 20+ vendors selling anime products. In addition to that, there will be anime cosplays and artists, lion dances, a limited car show, and so much more.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 12 pm – 10 pm
Where: No Label Brewing Company, 5351 1st St, Katy, TX 77493
How Much: Free
Trail Mix: Music, Magic, and More
Get ready to have so much fun at Trail Mix this weekend! The event will feature AndyRoo who’ll lead kids of all ages on an adventure through the AndyRooniverse with magician David Rangel.
There will also be tons of giveaways and pop-ups in the venue including free food from Mendocino Farms, giveaways from Color Me Mine Houston, and Union Studio Yoga’s free craft table activity.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 10 am – 11:30 am
Where: M-K-T, 600 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free
Join Houston Zoo in celebrating its 100-year anniversary this weekend! Have fun exploring all that it has to offer and enjoy all the fun activities laid out throughout the entire zoo during the first Saturday of every month.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: Included in admission
Lantern Festival Night Market: Lunar New Year Celebration at POST Houston
Head on over to the North Docks this weekend for a full two days of festivities at the Lantern festival night market! Enjoy an arts and crafts market, delicious food from food vendors, a KPOP random dance flash mob, lion dance performances, an Asian Calligraphy performance, and so much more!
When: Saturday, February 4 – 5, 2023, 10 am – 9 pm
Where: POST Houston, 401 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77201
How Much: Starts at $29 per day
Join Sandy, an armadillo with a passion for music on his journey to achieve his dream of performing on stage with an interactive performance by the Houston Grand Opera. The kids will surely love this and will be thrilled when they watch Sandy finally achieve his lifelong dream.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 10 am – 11:30 am
Where: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: $8
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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of February 5, 2023 – Sunday
Brick Fest Live
Enjoy everything bricks this weekend at the Brick Fest Live. There will be interactive stage shows, building activities, exclusive merchandise, life-size models, and so much more for you to enjoy. Who knew bricks could be so fun?
When: Sunday, February 5, 2023 | 10 am
Where: Nrg Park, 6633 Travis St, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: $16.99 – $37.99
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